Journalists in Darmstadt, Germany film near a giant screen showing European Space Agency scientists celebrating the announcement of the first landing on a come . The mini lab called Philae landed on 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko comet on Wednesday.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: DANIEL ROLAND / AFP/Getty ImagesLink
After a 22-mile journey from the Launch Abort System Facility at the Kennedy Space Center, the Orion Spacecraft arrives at Space Launch Complex 37B in Cape Canaveral, Fla. The test flight for Orion is scheduled to launch on Dec. 4.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: John Raoux / Associated PressLink
Airman Domigo Zamudio, center, better known as Sam the Sham, who served in the U.S. Navy from 1956-1959, waves during the San Fernando Valley Veterans Day Parade in Pacoima on Nov. 11.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Anne Cusack / Los Angeles TimesLink
French chief of staff Gen. Benoit Puga walks along the International Memorial of Notre Dame de Lorette, where the names of the 580,000 soldiers who died in northern France during WWI are listed alphabetically without nationality or rank at the monument in Ablain-Saint-Nazaire, France.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Michel Spingler / Associated PressLink
John Mould, who has worked at Hampton Court Palace for more than 50 years, removes the first of 888,246 hand-made poppies at the Tower of London, each representing a commonwealth serviceman or woman killed in the first World War.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Carl Court / Getty ImagesLink
Storage shelves at Amazon's Brieselang logistics center, west of Berlin, on Tuesday. The center is one of nine in Germany.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: JOHN MACDOUGALL / AFP/Getty ImagesLink
Red deer after the end of the rutting season in Glen Etive, Scotland. The rutting season sees the large red deer stags compete against each other for mating rights and can be heard roaring and bellowing in an attempt to attract mates.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Jeff J Mitchell / Getty ImagesLink
Mexicans gather on the streets of Mexico City with candles to demand justice for 43 students killed after three suspected gang members told investigators the gruesome details behind their deaths.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: SASHENKA GUTIERREZ / EPALink
Palestinians inspect damage to a mosque in the West Bank village of Mughayer. The attack early Wednesday ignited a fire that destroyed its first floor, the village's mayor said, blaming Jewish settlers for the attack.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Majdi Mohammed / Associated PressLink
A Palestinian man displays a copy of the Koran, still burning inside a mosque that was set ablaze in the West Bank village of Mughayir.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: ABBAS MOMANI / AFP/Getty ImagesLink
Palestinians carry a 328-foot-long flag, on the 10th anniversary of the death of Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat, marking the Palestinian declaration of independence in the West Bank city of Nablus on Wednesday.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: ALAA BADARNEH / EPALink
A worker checks the growth of lettuce at the cultivation room of Toshiba's plant factory in Yokosuka, Japan, on Wednesday. The electronic giant Toshiba unveiled the vegetable factory with a closed growing system as part of its healthcare business.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: TOSHIFUMI KITAMURA / AFP/Getty ImagesLink
A reporter takes a selfie near Chinese children preparing for the welcome ceremony for Peru's President Ollanta Humala inside the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, China, on Wednesday.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Ng Han Guan / Associated PressLink
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