Monday, June 19, 2017

NASA's Kepler Reveals Potential New Worlds


June 19, 2017: Launched in 2009, the Kepler space telescope is our first mission capable of identifying Earth-size planets around other stars. On Monday, June 19, 2017, scientists announced the results from the final Kepler candidate catalog of the mission at a press conference at NASA's Ames Research Center.

To learn more about NASA’s planet-hunting Kepler spacecraft, visit www.nasa.gov/kepler.

NASA's Ames Research Center is located in California's Silicon Valley.

Credit: NASA's Ames Research Center
Duration: 1 minute, 18 seconds
Release Date: June 19, 2017

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