Monday, August 2

The Legacy of NASA's Kepler Space Telescope: More Planets Than Stars

The Legacy of NASA's Kepler Space Telescope: More Planets Than Stars

After nine years spent in deep space collecting data that revealed our night sky to be filled with trillions of hidden planets, more planets even than stars, NASA is ending the Kepler space telescope’s science operations. Kepler leaves a legacy of more than 2,600 planet discoveries, some of which could be promising places for life.

Video credit: NASA/Ames Research Center

Learn more: http://www.nasa.gov/kepler

This video can be downloaded from the NASA Image and Video Library at: https://images.nasa.gov/details-ARC-20180803-AAV3123-Kepler-EOFDoc-Master-NASAWeb.html

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