NASA's Planet-Finding Kepler Mission Isn't Over After All
More than a year after NASA declared the Kepler spacecraft broken beyond repair, scientists have figured out how to continue getting useful data.By Steven Sparkman | December 18, 2014
This is one piece of NASA hardware that just won't stay down. It's like Rocky.
The Kepler space observatory is back in action, despite what was thought to be a mission-ending malfunction in 2013.
Kepler is the telescope responsible for helping astronomers find around 1,000 planets outside our solar system: Earth-like planets, giant planets, wobbly planets...