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The Philae comet lander is back in touch with mission managers at the European Space Agency. The photo above was taken by the lander's mothership, the Rosetta orbiter, on December 11, 2014 after the lander started its descent to the comet.
The Philae comet lander is back in touch with mission managers at the European Space Agency. The photo above was taken by the lander's mothership, the Rosetta orbiter, on December 11, 2014 after the lander started its descent to the comet.

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The first space probe to land on a comet finally woke up after taking a seven-month nap. CNN's Amara Walker talks to an astronaut about this remarkable event.