We can land on a comet, but we can’t …

Updated 3:22 PM EST, Fri January 2, 2015

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A hashtag about Wednesday's comet landing was trending on Twitter

People exchanged jokes about simple tasks humans can't seem to accomplish

CNN —  

For the first time, on Wednesday, humans landed a spacecraft on the surface of a comet orbiting the sun.

Holy crap! Even William Shatner was impressed.

Much of the Internet, of course, just shrugged. And made jokes.

Trending on Twitter Wednesday afternoon was the hashtag #WeCanLandOnACometButWeCant, in which people completed the phrase with quips about the seemingly simple tasks we still can’t seem to accomplish.

Here are some of our favorites: