09.13.11 - NASA will host a news briefing at 11 a.m. PDT, Thursday, Sept. 15, to announce a new discovery by the Kepler mission.
09.08.11 - NASA’s Kepler spacecraft has spotted a planet that alternately runs late and early in its orbit because a second, “invisible” world is tugging on it.
08.11.11 - Astronomers have discovered the darkest known exoplanet - a distant, Jupiter-sized gas giant known as TrES-2b.
08.12.11 - The Kepler science team announced Quarter 3 science data will be available for download on Sept. 23, 2011.
08.11.11 - The mission operations team successfully completed the summer quarterly roll of the spacecraft over June 26-27.
06.20.11 - NASA's largest supercomputer is seventh on the TOP500 list of the world's most powerful, high-performance computers. The announcement was made at the 26th International Supercomputing Conference in Hamburg, Germany.
06.17.11 - The health of the spacecraft and photometer, the instrument used to measure changes in the brightness of distant stars, is excellent.
New findings from NASA's Kepler mission were presented at the 218th American Astronomical Society meeting.
05.05.11 - Another 93 Gigabytes of Data Added to the Archive
04.12.11 - New findings published in three papers in the journal Science illustrate the power of the Kepler Space Telescope to probe the internal structure of distant stars.
03.31.11 - University of Sydney astrophysicists are behind a major breakthrough in the study of the senior citizens of our galaxy: stars known as Red Giants.
03.21.11 - Kepler Returns to Science
03.15.11 - Safe Mode Event March 15, 2011
03.08.11 - Kepler and Its First 1,235 Candidates
02.07.11 - The Kepler project team has recovered spacecraft from its Safe Mode event that occurred on Feb. 1, 2011.
02.02.11 - Is our Milky Way galaxy home to other planets the size of Earth? Are Earth-sized planets common or rare? NASA scientists seeking answers to those questions recently revealed their discovery.
02.02.11 - Scientists using NASA's Kepler, a space telescope, recently discovered six planets made of a mix of rock and gases orbiting a single sun-like star, known as Kepler-11, which is located approximately 2,000 light years from Earth.
02.01.11 - During the scheduled Feb. 1, 2011 contact with the Kepler spacecraft, engineers discovered Kepler was in Safe Mode, with photometer and star trackers powered off.
01.27.11 - NASA will host a news briefing at 10 a.m. PST, Wednesday, Feb. 2, to announce the Kepler mission's latest findings about planets outside our solar system.
01.14.11 - Natalie Batalha of the NASA Kepler Mission Team was online answering your questions about a new planet finding on Monday, Jan. 10, 2011.