Rosetta Spacecraft Wakes From 31 Months of Hibernation

Rosetta Spacecraft Wakes From 31 Months of Hibernation

The Rosetta spacecraft woke from 31 months of hibernation like a bear waking from its long winter’s nap. The Rosetta spacecraft’s on-board lander, Philae, is a European Space Agency probe designed to land upon a comet this coming November. On Monday, the Rosetta spacecraft’s pre-programed alarm woke the slumbering spacecraft and sent out a signal […]