How it Feels to Tweet for the Philae Comet Lander

November 14, 2014 5:32 PM

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When the Philae lander finally landed on a comet more than 300 million miles from Earth, it sent back a photo that was retweeted more than 15,000 times.

Yes, the German Aerospace Center (DLR) does send out news releases and hold press conferences. But it's @Philae2014, the Philae lander's Twitter account, that has established an emotional connection with the more than 316,000 people who follow it.

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