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Comet Chasing Spacecraft Wakes Up After 2 Years

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January 20, 2014
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After a tense wait, scientists got the signal that Rosetta had woken up after 31 months in hibernation. It's set to land on a comet by November.


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Scientists Jubilant as Rosetta Wakes Up in Space

Scientists Jubilant as Rosetta Wakes Up in Space

AFP (Jan. 21, 2014) The comet-chasing probe Rosetta has woken up and is operational after a 31-month hibernation. Scientists were jubilant at the mission control of the European Space Agency (ESA) on Monday evening, as the all-is-well signal came in.
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Did Comet ISON Survive? Scientists See Tiny Hope

Did Comet ISON Survive? Scientists See Tiny Hope

AP (Nov. 29, 2013) A comet that gained an earthly following because of its bright tail visible from space was initially declared dead after grazing the sun. Now, there is a sliver of hope that Comet ISON may have survived. (Nov. 29)
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Comet ISON's Bizarre Thanksgiving Adventure

Comet ISON's Bizarre Thanksgiving Adventure

Newsy (Nov. 29, 2013) Astronomers thought comet ISON burned up as it blazed past the Sun - until the comet reappeared in pieces.
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What's Up for December 2013

What's Up for December 2013

NASA (Nov. 25, 2013) Music. Jane Houston Jones: What's Up for December. Bright planets, a Comet ISON status report plus wintery starry sights. Hello and welcome. I'm Jane Houston Jones from NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, California. Observers definitely saw Comet ISON brighten and change in November.
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