Kepler Says Goodnight

On November 15, 2018, NASA sent the so-called ‘goodnight’ commands to the Kepler telescope. These final instructions were sent to end communications between Earth and the craft which ran out of fuel on October 30, 2018. The Kepler telescope has brought over 2,600 planets to light since she was launched on March 6, 2009. Her contribution to science and mapping of our galactic neighborhood cannot be understated. In a statement that sounds almost more science fiction than science fact, NASA […]

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