Kepler News


Mission Press Releases

  • NASA to Announce Latest Kepler Discoveries During Media Teleconference
    NASA HQ - Wednesday, May 4, 2016
    Posted on: 5/4/2016 8:40:40 PM PDT

  • NASA’s K2 Finds Dead Star Vaporizing a Mini “Planet”
    Ames Research Center - Wednesday, October 21, 2015
    Posted on: 10/21/2015 8:09:41 PM PDT

  • Kepler's Borucki Retires after Five Decades at NASA
    Ames Research Center - Wednesday, July 1, 2015
    Posted on: 7/1/2015 9:31:35 PM PDT

  • Borucki Awarded 2015 Shaw Prize
    Solar System Exploration Research Virtual Institute (SSERVI) - Thursday, June 4, 2015
    Posted on: 6/5/2015 1:05:53 AM PDT

  • Kepler Wins National Air and Space Museum Trophy
    Ames Research Center - Tuesday, March 24, 2015
    Posted on: 3/24/2015 3:52:30 PM PDT

  • NASA Hosts Media Teleconference to Announce Latest Kepler Discovery
    Jet Propulsion Laboratory - Tuesday, April 15, 2014
    Posted on: 4/15/2014 3:21:07 PM PDT

  • Ball Aerospace Kepler Satellite Marks Five Years of Planet Hunting
    Ball Aerospace and Technologies Corp. - Thursday, March 6, 2014
    Posted on: 3/6/2014 2:29:58 PM PDT

  • NASA Media Telecon to Announce Latest Kepler Discoveries, 26 Feb.
    Ames Research Center - Friday, February 21, 2014
    Posted on: 2/21/2014 6:38:26 PM PDT

  • National Space Club Honors Kepler Planet Hunters
    NASA HQ - Thursday, February 6, 2014
    Posted on: 2/6/2014 9:54:17 PM PDT

  • NASA Kepler Results Usher in a New Era of Astronomy
    NASA HQ - Monday, November 4, 2013
    Posted on: 11/4/2013 8:23:47 PM PDT

  • San Francisco Bay Area Media Invited To NASA Media Briefing To Discuss Kepler Results
    Ames Research Center - Friday, November 1, 2013
    Posted on: 11/1/2013 2:08:19 PM PDT

  • NASA Hosts Kepler Spacecraft Status Teleconference
    Ames Research Center - Wednesday, August 14, 2013
    Posted on: 8/14/2013 11:45:14 PM PDT

  • Stars Don't Obliterate Their Planets (Very Often)
    Jet Propulsion Laboratory - Thursday, June 6, 2013
    Posted on: 6/6/2013 9:47:09 PM PDT

  • NASA Kepler Scientist Honored by National Academy of Sciences
    NASA HQ - Monday, January 7, 2013
    Posted on: 1/8/2013 12:47:12 AM PDT

  • NASA'S Kepler Mission Discovers 461 New Planet Candidates
    NASA HQ - Monday, January 7, 2013
    Posted on: 1/7/2013 7:24:10 PM PDT

  • NASA's Kepler Completes Prime Mission, Begins Extended Mission
    Ames Research Center - Thursday, November 15, 2012
    Posted on: 11/15/2012 6:04:27 PM PDT

  • Citizen Scientists Discover Four-Star Planet with NASA Kepler
    NASA HQ - Tuesday, October 16, 2012
    Posted on: 10/16/2012 4:32:17 PM PDT

  • NASA's Kepler Discovers Multiple Planets Orbiting a Pair of Stars
    Ames Research Center - Tuesday, August 28, 2012
    Posted on: 8/29/2012 12:31:17 AM PDT

  • Kepler: The Long Road to Other Worlds
    NASA ASK Magazine - Tuesday, August 21, 2012
    Posted on: 8/21/2012 3:01:09 PM PDT

  • Small Planets Don't Need 'Heavy Metal' Stars to Form
    NASA HQ - Wednesday, June 13, 2012
    Posted on: 6/13/2012 9:54:33 PM PDT

  • Mission Status Releases

  • Search for light curve modulations among Kepler candidates. Three very low-mass transiting companions
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - June 10, 2016
    Posted on: 6/10/2016 4:20:30 PM PDT

  • Kepler exoplanets: a new method of population analysis
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - May 22, 2016
    Posted on: 5/22/2016 7:19:54 PM PDT

  • False positive probabilties for all Kepler Objects of Interest
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - May 11, 2016
    Posted on: 5/11/2016 6:51:41 PM PDT

  • Robo-AO Kepler: Adaptive Optics Imaging of 969 Kepler Exoplanet Candidate Host Stars
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - May 4, 2016
    Posted on: 5/4/2016 8:42:43 PM PDT

  • Mission Manager Q&A: Recovering The Kepler Spacecraft To Hunt For Exoplanets Again
    Ames Research Center - May 3, 2016
    Posted on: 5/3/2016 8:32:50 PM PDT

  • Kepler Update: Promising Worlds Found Around Nearby Ultra-cool Dwarf Star
    Ames Research Center - May 2, 2016
    Posted on: 5/2/2016 3:42:07 PM PDT

  • Kepler Spacecraft Recovered and Returned to the K2 Mission
    Ames Research Center - April 22, 2016
    Posted on: 4/22/2016 8:06:55 PM PDT

  • Kepler Remains Stable as Health Check Continues
    Ames Research Center - April 15, 2016
    Posted on: 4/15/2016 11:54:51 PM PDT

  • Kepler Recovered from Emergency and Stable
    Ames Research Center - April 11, 2016
    Posted on: 4/11/2016 4:59:56 PM PDT

  • Kepler Spacecraft Enters Emergency Mode
    Ames Research Center - April 8, 2016
    Posted on: 4/9/2016 12:17:05 AM PDT

  • Mission Manager Update: K2 continues to shine
    Ames Research Center - March 11, 2016
    Posted on: 3/11/2016 8:29:27 PM PDT

  • NASA SMD ROSES-16 Amendment 1: Kepler/K2 Solar System observations added to DDAP
    NASA Science Mission Directorate - March 10, 2016
    Posted on: 3/10/2016 3:22:32 PM PDT

  • Prediction of transits of solar system objects in Kepler/K2 images: extension of Virtual Observatory service SkyBoT
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - February 26, 2016
    Posted on: 2/26/2016 1:54:55 PM PDT

  • Planetary Candidates from the First Year of the K2 Mission
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - December 31, 2015
    Posted on: 12/31/2015 4:43:33 PM PDT

  • Serendipitous Science from the K2 Mission
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - December 31, 2015
    Posted on: 12/31/2015 4:42:08 PM PDT

  • NASA ROSES-15 Amendment 32: Release of K2 Guest Observer Cycle 4
    NASA Science Mission Directorate - December 2, 2015
    Posted on: 12/2/2015 9:18:38 PM PDT

  • Kepler's Six Years In Science (and Counting)
    Ames Research Center - May 12, 2015
    Posted on: 5/12/2015 10:07:09 PM PDT

  • Measuring stellar rotation periods with Kepler
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - April 3, 2015
    Posted on: 4/3/2015 1:48:44 PM PDT

  • ROSES-15 Amendment 9: Change of due dates for D.7, K2 Guest Observer Cycle 3
    NASA Science Mission Directorate - April 2, 2015
    Posted on: 4/2/2015 11:02:55 PM PDT

  • The APOGEE Spectroscopic Survey of Kepler Planet Hosts: Feasibility, Efficiency, and First Results
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - February 24, 2015
    Posted on: 2/24/2015 3:59:09 PM PDT