Time for Thorns

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Philae bids farewell…

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The first robot to land on a planet  was switched  off at the end of July,  having bounced upon landing and ended up in a shadow which prevented its batteries from recharging.   It ended its life with  a series of sad tweets, but it served its purpose,  and its rough landing should help scientists learn how to prevent future misadventures.

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Written by timeforthorns

September 1, 2016 at 10:06 am

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