The Philae Lander that was positioned on Comet Churyumov-Gerasimenko has woken from its slumber and is now in contact with mother ship, Rosetta(according to BBC News on Sunday 14th June. The game is now on.
Meanwhile, at http://phys.org/print353049562.html … the comet remains active after nightfall, it has been noted. Jets of dust and gas are still being emitted even when the Sun is not beaming in the direction of the comet. Is this telling mainstream something?