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Kepler Space Telescope's 1st Exoplanet Candidate Finally Confirmed...
The find is a fitting tribute to Kepler, which has discovered nearly 70 percent of all known exoplanets.
By ceres on 2019-03-06 21:25 UTC
This is Kepler's Final Image...
Even in retirement, the Kepler space telescope is still allowing for discoveries, which include it's "last light" images and recordings. The post This is Kepler's Final Image appeared first on Universe Today .
By ceres on 2019-02-12 00:27 UTC
RIP, Kepler: NASA's Revolutionary Planet-Hunting Telescope Runs Out of Fuel...
The most prolific planet-hunting machine in history is dead. NASA's Kepler space telescope, which has discovered 70 percent of the 3,800 confirmed alien worlds to date, has run out of fuel and signed off.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-10-31 11:51 UTC
NASA's Ailing Planet-Hunting Kepler Telescope Is Offline Again...
NASA's long-suffering Kepler Space Telescope returned to sleep mode just a few days after its most recent observing campaign began, the agency said in a statement released yesterday (Oct. 23).
By ceres on 2018-10-24 23:31 UTC
NASA Says Planet Hunting Telescope Kepler Has Woken Up Again...
In July, NASA placed the spacecraft, with 2,650 confirmed planets, in a hibernation-like state in preparation to download the science data collected in its latest observation campaign.
By ceres on 2018-09-06 16:17 UTC
NASA's Kepler Space Telescope Not Dead Yet, May Even Have Another Exoplanet Survey Left in It...
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NASA's $600 million Kepler space telescope, which is more or less running on thruster fuel fumes nearly a decade after its launch in 2009, woke up from a four-week hibernation phase on Thursday and is transmitting data back to Earth, reporte
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-08-05 00:46 UTC
The closest exoplanet to Earth just got doused with deadly flares...
The astronomers write in a journal article preprint. "This suggests that life on Proxima b will have to undergo complex adaptations to survive, even if the planetary atmosphere survives the long-term impact of the stellar activity."
By ceres on 2018-04-10 17:11 UTC
NASA Kepler Spacecraft Nears Death: Fuel To Run Out Within Several Months...
The Kepler space telescope will run out of fuel and end its mission within several months, NASA said. The spacecraft, which has survived through several close calls, has detected 2,245 exoplanets and will continue collecting data until it shuts down
By viper1 on 2018-03-15 15:36 UTC

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