Comet probe ‘may revive in March': French space chief

Paris (AFP) Jan 05, 2015

A probe that made the first landing on a comet but fell silent when its battery ran down may revive with sunlight in March, France’s space chief said Monday.

“The Philae saga is going to continue,” Jean-Yves Le Gall, head of the National Centre for Space Studies (CNES), told journalists in Paris, referring to the robot lab perched on the dusty iceball zipping through space.

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