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Contact with SOHO Re-established
News story originally written on August 6, 1998

Contact with the SOHO spacecraft was re-established August 3rd following six long weeks of silence. These signals that are being received give scientists hope that SOHO can return to normal.

"Recovery will be a slow and careful operation" said ESA's Head of Science Projects, John Credland, "The main thing is that the spacecraft is now responding to us and we will take one step at a time to bring the spacecraft into a more favourable attitude before assessing any damage which may have been caused by its six-week unforeseen hibernation".

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