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Another Exoplanet Hunting Mission Ends: CoRoT Spacecraft Can't be Recovered - Universe Today
More bad news on the exoplanet-hunting front: While the final fate of the Kepler spacecraft remains unknown, the CoRoT (Convection, Rotation and Planetary Transits) satellite has now been officially shut down. CoRoT suffered a computer failure on November, 2, 2012 and although the spacecraft is capable of receiving navigational commands, the French Space Agency CNES … Continue reading "Another Exoplanet Hunting Mission Ends: CoRoT Spacecraft Can’t be Recovered"