Failure of Nasa’s Kepler telescope puts search for another Earth in peril

Nasa artist's impression of Kepler-22b

Nasa’s hunt for other planets that could harbour life faces a setback: its Kepler space telescope is broken and, since it is in orbit around the Sun, may prove impossible to fix.

Failure of Nasas Kepler telescope puts search for another Earth in peril | Science | guardian.co.uk.

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4 thoughts on “Failure of Nasa’s Kepler telescope puts search for another Earth in peril

  1. If it would be impossible to repair it, it would be a huge said back for Nasa. I have understood that Kepler is some 64 million km away from Earth, so sending astronauts for a repair mission is out of questions.

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