- The Philae comet lander has run out of battery.
- The solar powered lander had been getting insufficient sunlight after landing in the shadow of a cliff.
- While Philae managed to rotate 35 degrees on Friday to soak up more sunlight, it depleted it's battery sending science data back to Earth.
- Stephan Ulamec, lander manager: 'We still hope that at a later stage of the mission, perhaps when we are nearer to the Sun, that we might have enough solar illumination to wake up the lander and re-establish communication'.
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