Kepler

January 4, 2019
Researchers propose guiding large space telescopes with tiny satellites
January 4, 2019

Researchers propose guiding large space telescopes with tiny satellites

In the future, they could be used to stabilize telescopes studying exoplanets.

By M. Locklear,   January 4, 2019
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November 17, 2018
NASA bids Kepler 'goodnight' with last set of commands
November 17, 2018

NASA bids Kepler 'goodnight' with last set of commands

The space telescope has entered eternal sleep.

By M. Moon,   November 17, 2018
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November 4, 2018
After Math: The best kind of falling star
November 4, 2018

After Math: The best kind of falling star

Numbers because how else will you count the sites you've been deplatformed from?

By A. Tarantola,   November 4, 2018
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October 30, 2018
The Kepler space telescope's end has finally come
October 30, 2018

The Kepler space telescope's end has finally come

It confirmed thousands of exoplanets in its over nine-year mission.

By M. Locklear,   October 30, 2018
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October 3, 2018
Researchers may have found the first signs of an exomoon
October 3, 2018

Researchers may have found the first signs of an exomoon

The Neptune-sized object is orbiting the star Kepler-1625.

By M. Locklear,   October 3, 2018
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October 1, 2018
NASA put Kepler back to sleep in hopes it will send data again
October 1, 2018

NASA put Kepler back to sleep in hopes it will send data again

The spacecraft is struggling to point its telescope.

By M. Locklear,   October 1, 2018
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September 9, 2018
After Math: Ch-Ch-Ch-Changes
September 9, 2018

After Math: Ch-Ch-Ch-Changes

Because without numbers, you can't count the revolutions.

By A. Tarantola,   September 9, 2018
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September 7, 2018
Planet-hunting Kepler telescope declares that it is not, in fact, dead
September 7, 2018

Planet-hunting Kepler telescope declares that it is not, in fact, dead

The spacecraft may be critically low on fuel, but it's still fighting.

By S. Krishna,   September 7, 2018
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July 30, 2018
NASA’s TESS spacecraft begins its search for exoplanets
July 30, 2018

NASA’s TESS spacecraft begins its search for exoplanets

It’s expected to spot over 1,600 exoplanets during its mission.

By M. Locklear,   July 30, 2018
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