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12/02 18:16 CET

Philae probe probably ‘covered in dust and too cold to operate’

Philae probe probably ‘covered in dust and too cold to operate’

European scientists have given up hope of restoring contact with space probe Philae, which successfully landed on a comet in a pinpoint operation only to lose power because its solar-driven batteries were in the shade. The German Aerospace Center (DLR) said on Friday it…