Monday, April 25, 2016

Space Reboot: Kepler Telescope Back To Scanning For Alien Worlds

The Kepler space observatory is back on its ambitious mission in search of alien life in our galaxy, much to the relief of scientists and fans. Why the restarted NASA spacecraft slipped into emergency mode earlier this month remains a bit of a mystery.

Kepler and K2 mission manager Charlie Sobeck wrote that the telescope has been rebooted and started hunting down Earth-like exoplanets in the center of Milky Way on Friday ....