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Science European probe to be awakened for bold comet mission

The Rosetta probe is slated to land the first spacecraft on a comet, a feat that will require incredible precision. 

By Frank JordansAssociated Press / December 10, 2013

Astrium E. Viktor/ESA/ATG Medialab/AP

When Europe's Rosetta probe gets roused from its deep space slumber next month, scientists are hoping it will wake up fit and ready for the final stage of its daring mission to land a spacecraft on a comet.