Space agency releases first picture from comet

Nov 13, 2014 8:19 AM by Cheryl Wengren

BERLIN (AP) - The European Space Agency has published the first image taken from the surface of a comet.

The space agency says its Philae (FY'-lee) lander is still "stable" despite its failure to latch on properly to the comet's rocky terrain.

The photos sent back to Earth show the rocky surface, with one of the lander's three feet in the corner of the frame.

As the lander touched down yesterday, it bounced twice on the comet's surface, and scientists are still analyzing if any damage was done.


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