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NASA Retires Kepler Space Telescope, Passes Planet-Hunting Torch

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Portal origin URL: NASA Retires Kepler Space Telescope, Passes Planet-Hunting Torch Portal origin nid: 434762Published: Tuesday, October 30, 2018 - 15:00Featured (stick to top of list): noPortal text teaser: After nine years in deep space collecting data that indicate our sky to be filled with billions of hidden planets – more planets even than stars – NASA’s Kepler space telescope has run out of fuel needed for further science operations.Portal image: NASA’s Kepler space telescopeScience Categories: Universe

NASA to Hold Media Call on Status of Kepler Space Telescope Today

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Portal origin URL: NASA to Hold Media Call on Status of Kepler Space Telescope TodayPortal origin nid: 434728Published: Tuesday, October 30, 2018 - 10:01Featured (stick to top of list): noPortal text teaser: NASA is hosting a media teleconference on the status of the Kepler space telescope today, Oct. 30, at 3 p.m. EDT.Portal image: kepler_interrupt_feature.jpgScience Categories: Universe

Parker Solar Probe Breaks Record, Becomes Closest Spacecraft to Sun

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Portal origin URL: Parker Solar Probe Breaks Record, Becomes Closest Spacecraft to SunPortal origin nid: 434674Published: Monday, October 29, 2018 - 13:04Featured (stick to top of list): noPortal text teaser: Parker Solar Probe now holds the record for closest approach to the Sun by a human-made object. The spacecraft passed the current record of 26.55 million miles from the Sun's surface on Oct. 29, 2018, at about 1:04 p.m. EDT, as calculated by the Parker Solar Probe team.Portal image: animation of Parker Solar ProbeScience Categories: Sun

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