Kepler News


Mission Press Releases

  • NASA's Kepler Captures First Views of Planet-Hunting Territory
    NASA HQ - Thursday, April 16, 2009
    Posted on: 4/16/2009 11:09:47 AM PDT

  • Kepler Mission Launches New Era of Astronomy
    Ball Aerospace and Technologies Corp. - Thursday, April 16, 2009
    Posted on: 4/16/2009 10:41:39 AM PDT

  • Dust Cover Jettisoned From NASA's Kepler Telescope
    Ames Research Center - Wednesday, April 8, 2009
    Posted on: 4/8/2009 11:50:20 AM PDT

  • Keck and Kepler Team Up To Find Other Earths
    W.M. Keck Observatory - Tuesday, March 10, 2009
    Posted on: 3/10/2009 4:01:39 PM PDT

  • NASA's Kepler Mission Rockets to Space in Search of Other Earths
    NASA HQ - Monday, March 9, 2009
    Posted on: 3/9/2009 10:05:12 AM PDT

  • The Kepler Mission Begins
    NASA HQ - Friday, March 6, 2009
    Posted on: 3/6/2009 9:30:25 PM PDT

  • NASA's Kepler Mission Set for Launch
    Ames Research Center - Thursday, March 5, 2009
    Posted on: 3/5/2009 11:58:46 AM PDT

  • NASA's Kepler Mission to Seek Other Earths
    Jet Propulsion Laboratory - Thursday, February 19, 2009
    Posted on: 2/19/2009 10:27:52 AM PDT

  • NASA to Hold Briefing on Upcoming Kepler Exoplanet Mission
    NASA HQ - Friday, February 13, 2009
    Posted on: 2/13/2009 6:00:52 AM PDT

  • NASA Kepler Launch International Media Accreditation Ends Feb. 5
    Kennedy Space Center - Tuesday, January 27, 2009
    Posted on: 1/27/2009 9:39:59 AM PDT

  • NASA To Show Kepler Spacecraft During Media Opportunity Jan. 30
    Kennedy Space Center - Monday, January 26, 2009
    Posted on: 1/26/2009 10:11:30 AM PDT

  • NASA's Kepler Spacecraft Ready to Ship to Florida
    NASA HQ - Thursday, December 18, 2008
    Posted on: 12/18/2008 12:14:50 PM PDT

  • Ball Aerospace Completes Environmental Testing for Kepler Mission
    Ball Aerospace and Technologies Corp. - Wednesday, December 10, 2008
    Posted on: 12/10/2008 6:09:51 AM PDT

  • NASA's Kepler Spacecraft Baked and Ready for More Tests
    Ames Research Center - Tuesday, September 23, 2008
    Posted on: 9/23/2008 11:49:36 AM PDT

  • NASA Ames Conducts Tests of Kepler Mission Image Detectors
    Ames Research Center - Tuesday, February 19, 2008
    Posted on: 2/19/2008 7:51:22 PM PDT

  • Ball Aerospace Completes Primary Mirror and Detector Array Assembly Milestones for Kepler Mission
    Ball Aerospace and Technologies Corp. - Tuesday, September 25, 2007
    Posted on: 9/25/2007 6:56:34 PM PDT

  • NASA Kepler Scientists to Describe Hunt for Earth-size Planets
    Ames Research Center - Wednesday, April 4, 2007
    Posted on: 4/4/2007 9:47:49 AM PDT

  • Kepler Mirror Arrives at Ball Aerospace for Test and Integration
    Ball Aerospace and Technologies Corp. - Wednesday, August 9, 2006
    Posted on: 8/9/2006 10:19:57 AM PDT

  • NASA Awards Contract for Kepler Mission Photometer
    Ames Research Center - Monday, February 14, 2005
    Posted on: 2/14/2005 6:37:05 PM PDT

  • NASA Awards Contract for Second Phase Kepler Mission Development
    Ames Research Center - Monday, October 28, 2002
    Posted on: 10/28/2002 2:02:23 PM PDT

  • Mission Status Releases

  • The Kep-Cont Mission: Continuing the observation of high-amplitude variable stars in the Kepler field of view
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - September 3, 2013
    Posted on: 9/4/2013 2:09:58 AM PDT

  • Kepler: Monitoring young associations and open clusters with Kepler in two-wheel mode
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - September 3, 2013
    Posted on: 9/4/2013 2:08:05 AM PDT

  • Kepler: Asteroseismology of Solar-Like Oscillators in a 2-Wheel Mission
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - September 3, 2013
    Posted on: 9/4/2013 2:05:09 AM PDT

  • Kepler Mission Manager Update: Pointing Test Results
    Ames Research Center - August 20, 2013
    Posted on: 8/20/2013 2:42:57 PM PDT

  • NASA Ends Attempts to Fully Recover Kepler Spacecraft
    Ames Research Center - August 15, 2013
    Posted on: 8/15/2013 6:18:20 PM PDT

  • NASA Request for Infomration for Spacecraft Two Reaction Wheel Hybrid Control Approaches
    Langley Research Center - August 14, 2013
    Posted on: 8/14/2013 11:35:29 PM PDT

  • Second Kepler Science Conference - Nov. 4-8, 2013, NASA Ames
    Ames Research Center - July 27, 2013
    Posted on: 7/27/2013 6:49:59 PM PDT

  • Kepler Mission Manager Update: Initial Recovery Tests
    Ames Research Center - July 24, 2013
    Posted on: 7/24/2013 6:50:24 PM PDT

  • Kepler Mission Manager Update: Recovery Begins
    NASA HQ - July 18, 2013
    Posted on: 7/18/2013 5:59:28 PM PDT

  • Kepler Mission Manager Update: Preparing for Recovery
    NASA HQ - July 3, 2013
    Posted on: 7/5/2013 2:15:42 PM PDT

  • NASA Kepler Mission Manager Update 15 May 2013
    NASA HQ - May 15, 2013
    Posted on: 5/15/2013 8:28:39 PM PDT

  • NASA Hosts Kepler Spacecraft Status Teleconference Today
    NASA HQ - May 15, 2013
    Posted on: 5/15/2013 5:25:07 PM PDT

  • Kepler Enters and Exits Safe Mode
    Ames Research Center - May 9, 2013
    Posted on: 5/9/2013 8:06:54 PM PDT

  • NASA Kepler Mission Manager Update 29 April 2013
    AMASE 2009 - April 29, 2013
    Posted on: 4/30/2013 12:13:38 AM PDT

  • NASA Kepler Mission Manager Update 29 March 2013
    Ames Research Center - April 2, 2013
    Posted on: 4/3/2013 2:30:32 AM PDT

  • Kepler Mission Manager Update: Kepler Returns to Science Mode
    Ames Research Center - January 29, 2013
    Posted on: 1/30/2013 3:33:05 AM PDT

  • NASA Kepler Mission Update 17 January 2013
    Ames Research Center - January 17, 2013
    Posted on: 1/17/2013 11:48:58 PM PDT

  • ROSES-12 Amendment 23: New opportunity via Appendix D.13: Kepler Participating Scientist Program
    NASA HQ - November 27, 2012
    Posted on: 11/28/2012 12:04:16 AM PDT

  • NASA Kepler Mission Manager Update 26 October 2012
    Ames Research Center - October 26, 2012
    Posted on: 10/26/2012 10:01:39 PM PDT

  • NASA Kepler Mission Manager Update 15 October 2012
    Ames Research Center - October 16, 2012
    Posted on: 10/16/2012 4:22:39 PM PDT