The Philae Comet Lander Lives

The ESA has announced that the Philae lander from the Rosetta spacecraft has turned back on. When the lander ended up in a spot on the comet that got little light, it was feared that it wouldn’t have enough power to turn back on once it was in a more favorable orientation. It looks like the lander at least has enough power to transmit data. Hopefully it also has enough power to continue its science mission.

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