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Kepler 30 Solar System

Introducing the Planet Kepler 30 solar system… Astronomers have discovered an alien solar system whose planets are arranged much like those in our own solar system, a find that suggests most planetary systems start out looking the same, scientists say. Researchers studying the star system Kepler-30, which is 10,000 light-years from Earth, found that its [...]

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Great News, the Kepler Mission is extended until 2016

Press Release: NASA Kepler Mission Awarded Extension through FY16. “Kepler offers a new technical capability, opening a new measurement parameter space, and as often happens with such developments, that has led to unexpected results…. There has been a continuous stream of new findings – the assimilation and exploitation of new opportunities is just beginning,” as [...]

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Planet Kepler 34 & 35

Until now such a circumbinary planet‘s (a planet orbiting two stars) has only been known of in science fiction. One such example is ”Tatooine” in the film Star Wars. Using public data attained from NASA’s Kepler mission, astronomers announced the discovery of two new ‘double-star’ planet systems – Kepler-34 and Kepler-35. This was announced at the 219th meeting of the American Astronomical [...]

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First Inhabitable, Earth-like planet to be spotted in 2013?

Astronomers believe 2013 may be the year when the first “Earth twin,” or truly Earth-like alien planet, may be spotted. While astronomers found exoplanets in the last few years that share key characteristics with our own world, a true “alien Earth” has yet to be found, Space.com reported. “I’m very positive that the first Earth [...]

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Space Exploration review of 2011

From understanding our Earth, to new clues about possible alien life. From fostering life-changing research in space, to sharing NASA’s vision of the future with those destined to journey there.  It may be argued that 2011 was the beginning of a new era in the human exploration of our solar system. This video looks back [...]

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Merry Christmas & Happy new year from NASA in outerspace!

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Planet Kepler 20F

‘Planet Kepler’ is celebrating after NASA announced the discovery of two new Planets with the Kepler telescope earlier this evening. (Artists impression of Planet Kepler 20F) Kepler 20-F and 20-e are both ‘Earth-sized planets’ orbiting their (sun like) star. However, unlike Kepler 22-b (announced by NASA on the 5th December) the two newly found planets [...]

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Planet Kepler Teleconference today

NASA will host a news teleconference at 1 p.m. EST (7pm GMT), today (Tuesday, Dec. 20). The teleconference will announce new discoveries by the Kepler mission. The teleconference participants are: – Nick Gautier, Kepler project scientist, NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) in Pasadena, Calif. – Francois Fressin, lead author, Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics in Cambridge, [...]

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Planet Kepler 22b Joke

Joke Via 909Gag

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NASA plan to attain samples from Comets

NASA is testing a new harpoon to collect surface samples off asteroids and comets. NASA plan to attain subsurface samples by shooting a harpoon like device from a space craft into a comet.

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