Breaking – Confirmation that Philae has separated from Rosetta…

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That’s the Rosetta spacecraft as Philae leaves the ‘mothership’ and heads for the comet – it’s cool because it shows that the lander is working and sending data back to Earth under it’s own power..

This is Mr. Churyumov getting his moment in the spotlight – he discovered the comet back in 1969..

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