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Will Rosetta Be Able To Reconnect With Philae? - Space

Author: Euronews Knowledge

Main category: Natural Sciences (Astronomy)

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The Rosetta mission has changed our vision of comets and given us a new outlook on the origin of life in the universe.

In this edition of Space, we reflect on its amazing progress – and take a look at the challenges that lie ahead.

The small robot Philae has found organic molecules on the surface of the Churyumov-Gerasimenko comet (67P) – molecules which are considered to be the fundamental elements of life.

Philae, which landed on the comet nine months ago, called Earth for the last time – via its mother-ship Rosetta – on 9 July.


Further Reading: READ MORE: http://www.euronews.com/2015/08/27/rosetta-mission-crunch-time-for-philae

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