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Controllers wait on Philae call

No new signals have been picked up from the Philae comet lander since a brief radio contact on Sunday, but European Space Agency controllers say this is not really surprising.

Elsa Montagnon, the deputy flight director for Philae's mothership, Rosetta, explained why this was so to our science correspondent Jonathan Amos.

  • 17 Jun 2015