NASA Kepler Mission

Kepler News and Features
Discovery Alert: A Third Planet in Kepler-47 System
Astronomers have discovered a third planet in the Kepler-47 system, securing the system’s title as the most interesting of the binary-star worlds.
(2019-4-18 02:51:00)
Kepler News and Features
High School Senior Uncovers Potential for Hundreds of Earth-Like Planets in Kepler Data
An 18-year-old high school senior has won a $250,000 prize for calculating the potential for finding more planets outside our solar system, called exoplanets, using data from NASA’s Kepler space telescope.
(2019-3-29 03:00:00)
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Discovery Alert! Kepler's First Planet Candidate Confirmed, 10 Years Later
This newly-confirmed exoplanet is a massive hot Jupiter that whips around its star every 3.85 days. From the surface, the star would appear 60 times larger in diameter than the Sun as seen from Earth.
(2019-3-6 09:34:00)
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Kepler’s Final Image Shows A Galaxy Full Of Possibilities
This image taken on Sept. 25, 2018 by NASA’s Kepler space telescope is the final record of Kepler’s full field of view before the depletion of fuel permanently ended the work of this historic planet-hunting spacecraft.
(2019-2-7 00:00:00)
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Tour Alien Worlds with New Multimedia Treats
While you can’t actually travel to a planet outside our solar system, these new multimedia treats are the next-best thing.
(2019-2-5 21:57:00)