ESA’s Comet Lander Faces Eternal Hibernation

From the European Space Agency: “Silent since its last call to mothership Rosetta seven months ago, the Philae lander is facing conditions on Comet 67P/Churyumov–Gerasimenko from which it is unlikely to recover. “Rosetta, which continues its scientific investigations at the comet until September before its own comet-landing finale, has in recent months been balancing science […]

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