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'Kepler System' - 4 News Result(s)

  • Astronomers find a trove of hundreds of small planets

    Astronomers find a trove of hundreds of small planets

    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.

  • NASA calls off attempts to fix Kepler space telescope

    NASA calls off attempts to fix Kepler space telescope

    The Kepler space telescope's planet-hunting days are over because its broken positioning system cannot be fixed, NASA officials said on Thursday.

  • NASA's planet-hunting telescope Kepler's days may be over

    NASA's planet-hunting telescope Kepler's days may be over

    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.

  • Earth-like planet found

    Earth-like planet found

    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...

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