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TO CATCH A COMET
November 19, 2014  | By David Bianculli

PBS, 10:00 p.m. ET

 

If you haven’t heard much since the Rosetta spacecraft, launched in 2004, placed its probe on a faraway comet earlier this month – well, that’s because neither have the scientists monitoring it. Rosetta sent back some astounding photographs of the comet itself – but after a bumpy and bouncy landing, the probe ended up on the side of a cliff, mostly buried in shade that denied sunlight to its solar panels. No sunlight, no energy – and, after a few days, no signals. But the whole story is here, along with any latest developments. Check local listings.

 
 
 
 
 
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