At 0903hrs GMT November 12th 2014 Rosettas lander Philae detached successfully on its way down to comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko. Fingers crossed it will land safely. Images courtesy of ESA.

ESA Mission control.

ESA Mission control.

Pre separation discussions.

Pre separation discussions.

Minutes to go.

Minutes to go.

Congratulations ESA.

Congratulations ESA.

Pretty chilled after separation.

Pretty chilled after separation.