On Comet 67P, Philae conks out, as battery dies – CNN.com

After an improbable 10-year, 310-million-mile journey to become the first ever space vehicle to make a soft landing on a comet, the Philae probe may have ended its mission prematurely. Its batteries have run down, said the European Space Agency. “Philae has fallen into ‘idle mode’ for a potential…

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