Scientists hope comet-chaser spacecraft wakes up (24)

The State 2014.01.20 15:16
BERLIN - Europe's Rosetta probe is due to wake up from years of hibernation Monday, but scientists face an agonizing wait of several hours until the first signal reaches Earth and they can celebrate a new milestone in their unprecedented mission to land a spacecraft on a comet. Dormant systems on the unmanned spacecraft were scheduled to switch back on at 11 a.m.
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