Last-chance bid to contact space robot Philae

Paris (AFP) Jan 9, 2016

Scientists initiated Friday a last-chance manoeuvre to contact a long-silent robot-lab dropped more than a year ago onto the surface of a comet hurtling through our solar system.

Part of the European Space Agency’s Rosetta mission, the Philae probe has yielded spectacular scientific results – and a few moments of high drama – since its near crash-landing onto comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenk —> Read More