Kepler Will Pivot To Look The Other Way

Credit: NASA
Controllers running NASA’s Kepler exoplanet-finder plan to swing the spacecraft around in the opposite direction for observations to test whether it — and a successor — can work with ground telescopes to determine the mass and distance from Earth of planets orbiting distant stars. Kepler Mission...

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