Philae Lander Takes a Nap, As ESA Fights Against the Clock

November 15, 2014 11:54 PM

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It's been a 310 million mile journey from the Earth to its destination Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko, so what does the famed Philae lander probe do once it's made history by being the first to touch down on the surface of a speeding comet? The answer may surprise you.

It's been a 310 million mile journey from the Earth to its destination Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko, so what does the famed Philae lander probe do once it's made history by being the first to touch down on the surface of a speeding comet? The answer may surprise you.

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