It’s Alive!

Comet Lander Philae Phones Home After Months of Silence

A European probe that made a bouncy landing on a comet last year and then slipped into an silent hibernation is alive again and phoning home. The Philae comet lander on Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko beamed its “alive” signal home on Saturday, June 13.

Source: It’s Alive! Comet Lander Philae Phones Home After Months of Silence

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