The Planetary Society Applauds ESA, Celebrates Philae Landing
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Pasadena, CA (November 12, 2014) -- In response to today's historic successful Philae landing, the space science community's first landing on a comet, The Planetary Society issued the following statement from director of science and technology Bruce Betts.
"The first comet landing is a historic space exploration accomplishment with great science potential," said Planetary Society director of science and technology Dr. Bruce Betts. "On behalf of The Planetary Society and all our members, congratulations to ESA and to the Philae and Rosetta teams for making the stuff of dreams come true."