Kepler News


Mission Press Releases

  • 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

  • Ball Aerospace Kepler Mission for NASA Awarded Aviation Week's Laureate Award
    Ball Aerospace and Technologies Corp. - Thursday, March 8, 2012
    Posted on: 3/9/2012 1:48:29 AM PDT

  • Space Foundation Honors NASA Kepler Mission
    Space Foundation - Wednesday, March 7, 2012
    Posted on: 3/7/2012 11:09:01 PM PDT

  • NASA's Kepler Announces 11 Planetary Systems Hosting 26 Planets
    Ames Research Center - Thursday, January 26, 2012
    Posted on: 1/26/2012 10:37:27 PM PDT

  • NASA Discovers First Earth-size Planets Beyond Our Solar System
    Ames Research Center - Tuesday, December 20, 2011
    Posted on: 12/20/2011 6:12:28 PM PDT

  • NASA's Kepler Announcing Newly Confirmed Planets
    Ames Research Center - Monday, December 19, 2011
    Posted on: 12/20/2011 1:48:05 AM PDT

  • NASA's Kepler Confirms Its First Planet in Habitable Zone of Sun-Like Star
    - Monday, December 5, 2011
    Posted on: 12/5/2011 8:50:17 PM PDT

  • Super Earth-size Planet Confirmed Around Bright F6 Subgiant Star
    Ames Research Center - Friday, December 2, 2011
    Posted on: 12/3/2011 12:15:24 AM PDT

  • NASA Announcing Kepler Discoveries at Science Conference
    Ames Research Center - Thursday, December 1, 2011
    Posted on: 12/1/2011 7:54:02 PM PDT

  • Kepler's Quest for New Worlds Public Talk
    Ames Research Center - Thursday, November 17, 2011
    Posted on: 11/18/2011 5:00:58 AM PDT

  • NASA's Kepler Discovery Confirms First Planet Orbiting Two Stars
    NASA HQ - Thursday, September 15, 2011
    Posted on: 9/15/2011 6:04:26 PM PDT

  • Alien World is Blacker than Coal
    Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics - Thursday, August 11, 2011
    Posted on: 8/11/2011 5:03:12 PM PDT

  • How to Learn a Star's True Age
    Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics - Monday, May 23, 2011
    Posted on: 5/24/2011 2:13:41 AM PDT

  • Kepler's Astounding Haul of Multiplanet Systems
    Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics - Monday, May 23, 2011
    Posted on: 5/23/2011 2:39:57 PM PDT

  • NASA's Kepler: Updated Census of Sun-like Stars
    Iowa State University - Monday, April 11, 2011
    Posted on: 4/11/2011 6:02:46 PM PDT

  • New Instrument Will Help Confirm Kepler's Planet Finds
    Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics - Monday, February 14, 2011
    Posted on: 2/14/2011 7:10:46 PM PDT

  • Mission Status Releases

  • Measuring stellar rotation periods with Kepler
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - April 3, 2015
    Posted on: 4/3/2015 1:48:44 PM PDT

  • ROSES-15 Amendment 9: Change of due dates for D.7, K2 Guest Observer Cycle 3
    NASA Science Mission Directorate - April 2, 2015
    Posted on: 4/2/2015 11:02:55 PM PDT

  • The APOGEE Spectroscopic Survey of Kepler Planet Hosts: Feasibility, Efficiency, and First Results
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - February 24, 2015
    Posted on: 2/24/2015 3:59:09 PM PDT

  • Detection of Potential Transit Signals in 17 Quarters of Kepler Mission Data
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - January 23, 2015
    Posted on: 1/23/2015 3:27:46 PM PDT

  • Astronomers Discover First Multiple-Planet System From K2
    Ames Research Center - January 22, 2015
    Posted on: 1/22/2015 3:47:55 PM PDT

  • NASA ROSES-14 Amendment 48: No Step-1 PDF upload required for D.13: K2 GO2
    NASA HQ - December 18, 2014
    Posted on: 12/18/2014 3:16:34 PM PDT

  • Kepler Mission Manager Update: K2 Campaign 3 Underway
    Ames Research Center - December 17, 2014
    Posted on: 12/17/2014 3:01:37 PM PDT

  • 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