Planet-hunting


NASA is About to Launch its Next Planet-Hunting Telescope

NASA is About to Launch its Next Planet-Hunting Telescope

TESS will survey more than 200,000 of the brightest stars in the sky during its two-year mission...

Apr 14 2018, 2:29am CDT

NASA Planet-Hunting Kepler Spacecraft is Running Out of Fuel

NASA's Planet-Hunting Kepler Spacecraft is Running Out of Fuel

The most successful planet-hunting mission is expected end within months...

Mar 17 2018, 12:25pm CDT

Kepler Spacecraft Resumes its Planet-Hunting Mission After Being Rescued from Emergency Mode

Kepler Spacecraft Resumes its Planet-Hunting Mission After Being Rescued from Emergency Mode

NASA's Kepler spacecraft has recovered and is back on the job. The spacecraft will search for exoplanets as a part of its...

Apr 25 2016, 4:10am CDT

NASA's planet-hunting Kepler probe out of danger

NASA's planet-hunting Kepler probe out of danger

Washington, April 12 (IANS) In a good news for astronomers, NASA engineers have successfully recovered the planet-hunting Keple...

Apr 12 2016, 12:24am CDT

NASA's Planet-hunting Kepler Probe goes into Emergency Mode

NASA's Planet-hunting Kepler Probe goes into Emergency Mode

 In a bad news for astronomers searching for extraterrestrial life in deep space, NASA's planet-hunting spacecraft Kepler...

Apr 10 2016, 1:39am CDT