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European Comet Lander 'Awake' After 7 Months

The European Space Agency's comet lander has awakened after a seven month hibernation and communicated with Earth. The German Aerospace Center says the lander, Philae, resumed communication for more than a minute late Saturday. The ESA says the probe sent about 300 packages of data to Earth via its mother ship Rosetta, which is orbiting the comet. Philae became the first spacecraft to land on a comet when it touched down November 12, but it shut down three days later when its...

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