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Daniel ScukaJanuary 21, 2014

Rosetta update from mission control

This article originally appeared on ESA's Rosetta Blog and is reposted here with permission.

We spoke with (a slightly tired but hugely happy) Rosetta Spacecraft Operations Manager Andrea Accomazzo earlier this afternoon and he reports the spacecraft is doing fine!

Signal received from Rosetta

ESA / Jürgen Mai

Signal received from Rosetta

Here's a quick update:

In summary?

"We're very happy," says Andrea. "The exit from hibernation and wake up went about as close to nominal as we could have wished."

Read more: Rosetta and Philae, mission status

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Senior editor for Spacecraft Operations for ESA
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