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  1. Lander

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    July 4, 2016

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  2. Rosetta wakes up from deep space hibernation

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    January 15, 2014

    Operators at ESA’s mission control centre in Darmstadt, Germany, received confirmation that the Rosetta spacecraft had woken up in the early evening of 20 January. After 10 years in space, the probe is now ready to pursue its path en route to comet Churyumov-Gerasimenko.

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  3. Rosetta set to wake up on 20 January 2014

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    October 25, 2013

    ESA’s Rosetta spacecraft, launched in 2004, is set to awake from its extended deep-space hibernation in less than 40 days as it nears its ultimate destination, comet Churyumov-Gerasimenko. Teams at the Toulouse Space Centre are preparing for the encounter.

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  4. Rosetta reaches its destination

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    August 6, 2014

    After flawlessly completing a 10th rendezvous braking manoeuvre since 7 May, Rosetta arrived today at its destination and is now 100 km from the nucleus of comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko.

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  5. “I was the lucky one to see Philae wake up on my watch!”

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    June 16, 2015

    Philippe Gaudon, Rosetta mission project leader at CNES, tells us how he saw Philae wake up on his laptop screen on the evening of Saturday 13 June...

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  6. A-t-on réussi à forer le noyau de la comète?

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    November 20, 2014

    Les responsables scientifiques de SD2, le sous-système mécanique de Philae en charge du prélèvement d’échantillons sous la surface et de leur distribution à différents instruments pour analyses, annoncent que, pour l’heure, ils ne savent pas encore si la foreuse a atteint le sol et si un échantillon a été prélevé.

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  7. Instruments

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    November 7, 2014

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  8. Des résultats à venir pour PTOLEMY

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    December 5, 2014

    Ian Wright, principal investigateur de l’instrument PTOLEMY sur Philae, vient de confirmer que celui-ci avait correctement fonctionné lors du 1er rebond de l’atterrisseur et une fois celui-ci posé sur le noyau de 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko. Les résultats seront longs à analyser mais Ian Wright confirme d’ores et déjà la présence de composés organiques.

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