08.24.10 - The Kepler team continues with its very busy operations and data analysis activities.
08.23.10 - MOFFETT FIELD, Calif. -- NASA will hold a media teleconference Thursday, Aug. 26, 2010, at 10 a.m. PDT to discuss the Kepler spacecraft’s latest discovery about an intriguing planetary system.
07.27.10 - The TED Talk by Dimitar Sasselov
06.15.10 - NASA's Kepler Mission has released 43 days of science data on more than 156,000 stars.
06.04.10 - May was a busy month for the Kepler Mission.
05.03.10 - Kepler project engineers successfully completed another download of science data over April 21-22, 2010.
05.05.10 - Kepler's Search for Habitable Planets website has been designated as an official honoree in the science category by the International Academy of Digital Arts and Sciences (IADASA) during the 14th Annual Webby Awards announced this week.
03.10.10 - The Kepler spacecraft has been performing well since the Safe Mode event of Feb. 2, 2010.
03.04.10 - One year ago this week, NASA’s Kepler Mission soared into the dark night sky, leaving a bright glow in its wake as it began its search for other worlds like Earth.
02.08.10 - Kepler experienced a safe mode event on February 2, 2010.
01.19.10 - Kepler is continuing to collect science data.
01.04.10 - The Kepler space telescope, designed to find Earth-size planets in the habitable zone of sun-like stars, has discovered its first five new exoplanets, or planets beyond our solar system.
12.23.09 - Kepler continues to monitor the Cygnus-Lyrae region of the sky for Earth-size planets in the habitable zone of other stars.
12.16.09 - MOFFETT FIELD, Calif. – NASA today transferred management of all operations for the Kepler Mission from NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL), Pasadena, Calif., to NASA’s Ames Research Center, Moffett Field, Calif.
11.23.09 - Kepler experienced a safe mode event on Nov. 18, 2009.
11.20.09 - NASA's revolutionary planet-hunting Kepler space telescope has been honored with the 2009 Best of What's New Grand Award from Popular Science Magazine and a 2009 Breakthrough Award from Popular Mechanics Magazine.
11.05.09 - Kepler completed another science data download over October 18-19.
10.14.09 - It has now been five months since Kepler science operations began.
09.23.09 - Kepler is approximately 18 million kilometers (11 million miles) from Earth, and continuing its drift-away orbit. All systems are operating normally. Last week, the Kepler project team completed another download of science data, and, in conjunction, a quarterly roll of the spacecraft.
09.15.09 - We are just beginning to learn about worlds beyond our solar system, so we really don't have a good idea of what the chances are for advanced life in our Galaxy. That's where the Kepler mission comes in.