Touchdown. After a ten year journey and a seven-hour fall, the Philae lander lived up to its name and anchored itself to the surface of a large rock 317 million miles from Earth. From The Verge: Humanity just landed a spacecraft on a comet. It’s funny that when there’s a big success, all of “humanity” gets credit even though most of us couldn’t safely land a bottle-rocket on our driveway.

+ NYT’s photo piece on landing a on a comet.

+ WaPo: The Rosetta comet landing has made history.

+ Vox: The best photos from the landing.