(CBS SF) – The European Space Agency has released the first image that shows the surface of a comet.

The ESA released the picture of the surface of the 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko comet as seen from the Philae lander, which landed on the comet’s surface Wednesday. It was the first successful landing on the surface of a comet in human history.

The landing is the highlight of a decade-long mission to link up with comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko.

Here’s a full timeline of the journey.