Alarm Call Set to Wake Comet Probe

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Alarm call set to wake comet probe (via AFP)

An alarm clock in deep space was expected Monday to wake up the comet probe Rosetta ahead of a key phase in its 10-year mission, European scientists said. Rosetta’s onboard computer was programmed to give the wakeup call at 1000 GMT, but it would take…

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