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NASAs Kepler Mission Announces Largest Collection of Planets Ever Discovered
Science & Tech  (tags: NASA, Kepler space telescope, K2 Mission, Ames Research Center, Distant planets, Universe )

- 1105 days ago -
NASA's Kepler mission has verified 1,284 new planets âEUR" the single largest finding of planets to date.
Mission Manager Update: Kepler Remains Stable as Health Check Continues
Science & Tech  (tags: Kepler space telescope, K2 Mission, NASA, Ames Research Center )

- 1126 days ago -
The Kepler spacecraft remains stable as the process of returning it to science continues. The cause of the anomaly, first reported on April 8, remains under investigation.
Mission Manager Update: Kepler Recovered From Emergency and Stable
Science & Tech  (tags: Kepler space telescope, K2 Mission, NASA, Ames Research Center, Distant planets )

- 1133 days ago -
Mission operations engineers have successfully recovered the Kepler spacecraft from Emergency Mode (EM)
Mission Manager Update: Kepler Spacecraft in Emergency Mode
Science & Tech  (tags: Kepler space telescope, K2 Mission, NASA, Ames Research Center, Distant planets, Deep Space Network )

- 1135 days ago -
During a scheduled contact on Thursday, April 7, mission operations engineers discovered that the Kepler spacecraft was in Emergency Mode (EM). The mission has declared a spacecraft emergency.
SOFIA Releases New Map of Orions Horsehead Nebula
Science & Tech  (tags: Horsehead nebula, NASA, SOFIA, Constellation Orion, Ames Research Center, upGREAT, Universities Space Research Association, Universe )

- 1150 days ago -
NASAs Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy, or SOFIA, has released a new map of the interstellar cloud called the Horsehead Nebula, located in the constellation Orion
Science Papers Reveal New Aspects of Pluto and Its Moons
Science & Tech  (tags: Pluto, New Horizions Mission, Long Range Reconnaissance Imager (LORRI), Charon, NASA, Ralph/MVIC, Ames Research Center, Solar System )

- 1158 days ago -
A year ago, Pluto was just a bright speck in the cameras of NASAs approaching New Horizons spacecraft, not much different than its appearances in telescopes since Clyde Tombaugh discovered the then ninth planet in 1930.
Four Months After Pluto Flyby, NASAs New Horizons Yields Wealth of Discovery
Science & Tech  (tags: Pluto, New Horizons, NASA, Cryovolcanos, Space Exploration, Ames Research Center, Discoveries, 3-D Mapping, Kuiper Belt, Styx, Nix, Hydra, Kerberos )

- 1288 days ago -
The New Horizons mission shows us a Pluto we never thought possible, it is a whole new world.
New Layer-Cake Model Advances the Idea That Jupiter's Moon Ganymede Hosts Life
Science & Tech  (tags: astronomy, discovery, , E.T. life, Ganymede, interesting, JPL, Jupiter, Ames Research Center, news, science, space )

- 1843 days ago -
Four oceans lurk in layer-cake fashion, separated by layers of dense ice, according to researchers. Ganymede may host at least simple forms of organic life, as logged in Doomwatch Legacy by Sunstroke author David Kagan.

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