Philae wakes up! Europe's plucky comet lander phones home. (+video)

June 14, 2015 6:41 PM

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The European Space Agency's comet lander, Philae, awoke from seven months of hibernation after it had bounced into a spot with little sunlight to charge its batteries.

Sen—Space scientists got the news they had desperately been hoping for today when their comet lander Philae finally woke up and phoned home.

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