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Kepler Flips Its Lid; Soon Ready for Planet Hunt - Universe Today
[/caption] Engineers successfully ejected the dust cover from NASA’s Kepler telescope last night and the space observatory will soon begin searching for Earth-like planets. “The cover released and flew away exactly as we designed it to do,” said Kepler Project Manager James Fanson from JPL. “This is a critical step toward answering a question that … Continue reading "Kepler Flips Its Lid; Soon Ready for Planet Hunt"