Friday, 16 August 2013

NASA abandons Kepler repairs, looks to the future

If NASA has anything to say about it, Kepler is down, but not out. At a press teleconference on Thursday it announced that it has abandoned efforts to repair the damaged unmanned probe, which was designed to search for extrasolar planets and is no longer steady enough to continue its hunt. But the space agency is looking into alternative missions for the spacecraft based on its remaining capabilities... Continue Reading NASA abandons Kepler repairs, looks to the future

Section: Space

Tags: Exoplanet, Kepler Mission, NASA, Spacecraft

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