World | Dennis Overbye, The New York Times | Thursday February 27, 2014
Nearly a year after a pointing system failure ended the main planet-hunting mission of NASA's Kepler spacecraft, planets continue to pour out of the sky.
World | Reuters | Friday August 16, 2013
The Kepler space telescope's planet-hunting days are over because its broken positioning system cannot be fixed, NASA officials said on Thursday.
World | Reuters | Thursday May 16, 2013
NASA's first telescope dispatched to hunt for Earth-like planets that may support life elsewhere in the universe has lost use of its positioning system, threatening its mission, officials said on Wednesday.
World | Associated Press | Tuesday December 6, 2011
A newly discovered planet is eerily similar to Earth and is sitting outside our solar system in what seems to be the ideal place for life, except for one hitch. It's a bit too big. The planet's confirmation was announced Monday by NASA along with oth...