View Full Version : Kepler Flips Its Lid; Soon Ready for Planet Hunt

2009-Apr-08, 03:10 PM
Engineers successfully ejected the dust cover from NASA’s Kepler telescope last night and the space observatory will soon begin searching for Earth-like planets. “The cover released and flew away exactly as we designed it to do,” said Kepler Project Manager James Fanson from JPL. “This is a critical step toward answering a question that [...]

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