Time Running Out To Regain Contact With Comet Lander

Credit: Philae: ESA/ATG medialab
PARIS — Engineers at German Aerospace Center DLR attempted to contact the Rosetta mission’s Philae lander on Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko Jan. 10 in an effort to switch on the probe’s momentum wheel and change its position. The command was sent via the Rosetta orbiter now circling the comet about...

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