NASA’s Kepler Approved For Two-Year Mission Extension

HOUSTON—NASA’s Kepler space telescope mission, hobbled briefly earlier this year, has received approval for a two-year mission extension, or until the distant observatory exhausts its fuel supply in 2019. The extra duty was granted through the agency’s biennial senior review process for astrophysics...
Mark Carreau

Mark is based in Houston, where he has written on aerospace for more than 25 years. While at the Houston Chronicle, he was recognized by the Rotary National Award for Space Achievement Foundation in 2006 for his professional contributions to the public understanding of America's space program through news reporting.

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