Updates from Kepler Mission Manager - Roger Hunter
His Life, His Laws and Times
05.21.2013 - Following the apparent failure of reaction wheel 4, engineers were successful at transitioning the spacecraft to Point Rest State.
05.15.2013 - At our semi-weekly contact on Tuesday, May 14, 2013, we found the Kepler spacecraft once again in safe mode.
05.15.2013 - NASA will host a news teleconference at 4 p.m. EDT, today, May 15, to discuss the status of the agency's Kepler Space Telescope.
05.09.2013 - During a scheduled contact, engineers discovered Kepler was in a self-protective mode. The spacecraft returned to science data collection on May 6.
04.29.2013 - The team recently completed a monthly science data download, marking the successful completion of Quarter 16 flight operations.
04.18.2013 - NASA's Kepler mission has discovered two new planetary systems that include three super-Earth-size planets in the "habitable zone."
04.15.2013 - NASA will host a news briefing at 2 p.m. EDT, Thursday, April 18, to announce new discoveries from the agency's Kepler mission.