Scientists ‘confident’ comet lander will wake up again

November 17, 2014 8:14 PM

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Scientists ‘confident’ comet lander will wake up again

Images showing the Philae lander's journey as it approached and then rebounded from its first touchdown. (ESA/Rosetta/MPS for OSIRIS Team MPS/UPD/LAM/IAA/SSO/INTA/UPM/DASP/IDA)

Scientists are confident that the Philae comet probe, which went into ‘sleep mode’ on Saturday, will wake up again when the comet nears the sun.

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