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Kepler Dust Cover Poised for Removal
April 7, 2009
 

artist concept of Kepler spacecraft Artist concept of Kepler spacecraft. The dust cover on NASA's Kepler spacecraft is scheduled to be ejected tonight, no earlier than 6:30 p.m. Pacific Time, with a backup opportunity tomorrow evening.

To view an animation of the event, go tohttp://www.nasa.gov/mission_pages/kepler/multimedia/videos/cover.html .

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