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Kepler May Go Planet-Hunting Again! Infographic Shows How That Would Work - Universe Today
The planet-seeking Kepler space telescope had to stop its primary mission this summer after the failure of a second of its four reaction wheels, the devices that keep it pointing at a spot in the constellation Cygnus. NASA, however, has a backup plan. It’s considering stabilizing the spacecraft using the sun! You can see the … Continue reading "Kepler May Go Planet-Hunting Again! Infographic Shows How That Would Work"