Comet-chasing probe set to wake up

Scientists hope "Rosetta" wakes up from years of hibernation to perform its mission of chasing and landing on a comet.

    A European spacecraft has begun one of the most technologically advanced missions ever attempted.

    The Rosetta probe was launched a decade ago on a long quest to chase down and land on a comet.

    As it wakes from almost three years in hibernation, it is hoped its systems are still intact. 

    Al Jazeera's Tarek Bazley reports. 
      

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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