Kepler News


Mission Press Releases

  • NASA Hosts Media Teleconference to Announce Latest Kepler Discovery
    Jet Propulsion Laboratory - Tuesday, April 15, 2014
    Posted on: 4/15/2014 3:21:07 PM PDT

  • Ball Aerospace Kepler Satellite Marks Five Years of Planet Hunting
    Ball Aerospace and Technologies Corp. - Thursday, March 6, 2014
    Posted on: 3/6/2014 2:29:58 PM PDT

  • NASA Media Telecon to Announce Latest Kepler Discoveries, 26 Feb.
    Ames Research Center - Friday, February 21, 2014
    Posted on: 2/21/2014 6:38:26 PM PDT

  • National Space Club Honors Kepler Planet Hunters
    NASA HQ - Thursday, February 6, 2014
    Posted on: 2/6/2014 9:54:17 PM PDT

  • NASA Kepler Results Usher in a New Era of Astronomy
    NASA HQ - Monday, November 4, 2013
    Posted on: 11/4/2013 8:23:47 PM PDT

  • San Francisco Bay Area Media Invited To NASA Media Briefing To Discuss Kepler Results
    Ames Research Center - Friday, November 1, 2013
    Posted on: 11/1/2013 2:08:19 PM PDT

  • NASA Hosts Kepler Spacecraft Status Teleconference
    Ames Research Center - Wednesday, August 14, 2013
    Posted on: 8/14/2013 11:45:14 PM PDT

  • Stars Don't Obliterate Their Planets (Very Often)
    Jet Propulsion Laboratory - Thursday, June 6, 2013
    Posted on: 6/6/2013 9:47:09 PM PDT

  • NASA Kepler Scientist Honored by National Academy of Sciences
    NASA HQ - Monday, January 7, 2013
    Posted on: 1/8/2013 12:47:12 AM PDT

  • NASA'S Kepler Mission Discovers 461 New Planet Candidates
    NASA HQ - Monday, January 7, 2013
    Posted on: 1/7/2013 7:24:10 PM PDT

  • NASA's Kepler Completes Prime Mission, Begins Extended Mission
    Ames Research Center - Thursday, November 15, 2012
    Posted on: 11/15/2012 6:04:27 PM PDT

  • Citizen Scientists Discover Four-Star Planet with NASA Kepler
    NASA HQ - Tuesday, October 16, 2012
    Posted on: 10/16/2012 4:32:17 PM PDT

  • NASA's Kepler Discovers Multiple Planets Orbiting a Pair of Stars
    Ames Research Center - Tuesday, August 28, 2012
    Posted on: 8/29/2012 12:31:17 AM PDT

  • Kepler: The Long Road to Other Worlds
    NASA ASK Magazine - Tuesday, August 21, 2012
    Posted on: 8/21/2012 3:01:09 PM PDT

  • Small Planets Don't Need 'Heavy Metal' Stars to Form
    NASA HQ - Wednesday, June 13, 2012
    Posted on: 6/13/2012 9:54:33 PM PDT

  • Kepler Telescope star data creates musical melody
    Georgia Institute of Technology - Tuesday, June 12, 2012
    Posted on: 6/13/2012 1:24:28 AM PDT

  • Study on Extrasolar Planet Orbits suggests that Our Solar System Structure is the Norm
    Centro de Astrofisica da Universidade do Porto - Sunday, April 15, 2012
    Posted on: 4/15/2012 7:25:27 PM PDT

  • NASA Extends Kepler Mission Through 2016
    Ball Aerospace and Technologies Corp. - Friday, April 6, 2012
    Posted on: 4/6/2012 3:05:29 PM PDT

  • NASA's Kepler Mission Awarded Mission Extension
    Ames Research Center - Wednesday, April 4, 2012
    Posted on: 4/4/2012 5:36:23 PM PDT

  • Kepler Explorer App Puts Distant Planets at Fingertips
    University of California Santa Cruz - Wednesday, April 4, 2012
    Posted on: 4/4/2012 5:27:18 PM PDT

  • Mission Status Releases

  • NASA's Planet-hunting Kepler and K2 Missions Take Your Questions on Reddit
    Ames Research Center - October 25, 2014
    Posted on: 10/25/2014 4:48:37 PM PDT

  • Kepler Mission Manager Update: C1 data on the ground; C2 underway
    - September 24, 2014
    Posted on: 9/24/2014 2:43:55 PM PDT

  • Understanding the assembly of Kepler's compact planetary systems
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - September 8, 2014
    Posted on: 9/8/2014 2:39:30 PM PDT

  • Advances in exoplanet science from Kepler
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - September 8, 2014
    Posted on: 9/8/2014 2:15:56 PM PDT

  • Exploring Exoplanet Populations with NASA's Kepler Mission
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - September 8, 2014
    Posted on: 9/8/2014 2:14:18 PM PDT

  • Kepler Mission Manager Update: K2 collecting data
    Ames Research Center - August 8, 2014
    Posted on: 8/8/2014 6:49:51 PM PDT

  • NASA ROSES-14 Amendment 25: Final text and new name for D.7: K2 GO1
    NASA Science Mission Directorate - June 25, 2014
    Posted on: 6/25/2014 4:05:45 PM PDT

  • Precision asteroseismology of the pulsating white dwarf GD 1212 using a two-wheel-controlled Kepler spacecraft
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - May 16, 2014
    Posted on: 5/16/2014 2:21:18 PM PDT

  • NASA Kepler Mission Manager Update: Leadership Change
    Ames Research Center - May 2, 2014
    Posted on: 5/2/2014 8:22:48 PM PDT

  • Phase Curves of the Kepler-11 Multi-Planet System
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - May 1, 2014
    Posted on: 5/1/2014 1:44:08 PM PDT

  • A Study of the Shortest-Period Planets Found With Kepler
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - March 12, 2014
    Posted on: 3/12/2014 3:18:32 PM PDT

  • Kepler Mission Manager Update: Loss of a science module
    Ames Research Center - February 25, 2014
    Posted on: 2/25/2014 11:51:33 PM PDT

  • Kepler Mission Manager Update: K2 Spacecraft Operation Tests Continue
    - February 14, 2014
    Posted on: 2/14/2014 9:59:51 PM PDT

  • Modelling Circumbinary Planets: The case of Kepler-38
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - February 3, 2014
    Posted on: 2/3/2014 3:08:47 PM PDT

  • Analysis of selected Kepler Mission planetary light curves
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - February 3, 2014
    Posted on: 2/3/2014 3:05:37 PM PDT

  • Planetary Candidates Observed by Kepler IV: Planet Sample From Q1-Q8 (22 Months)
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - December 19, 2013
    Posted on: 12/20/2013 3:17:32 AM PDT

  • Two-Wheel Kepler Mission Invited to 2014 Senior Review
    Ames Research Center - December 4, 2013
    Posted on: 12/4/2013 5:40:07 PM PDT

  • NASA ROSES-13 Amendment 29: Appendix D.7 Kepler GO 6 Cancelation
    NASA Science Mission Directorate - October 31, 2013
    Posted on: 10/31/2013 3:52:59 PM PDT

  • Kepler Science Conference Update
    SpaceRef Interactive, Inc. - October 11, 2013
    Posted on: 10/11/2013 8:37:28 PM PDT

  • Second Kepler Science Conference Statement from the Science Organizing Committee
    SpaceRef Interactive, Inc. - October 8, 2013
    Posted on: 10/8/2013 11:54:46 PM PDT