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Space News Archive - January 16, 2012

Volunteers Asked To Help Look For Earth-Like Planets

Volunteers are being asked to join in the hunt in looking for nearby planets that could support life. Volunteers can visit the Planet Hunters website to see time-lapsed images of 150,000 stars that were taken by the Kepler space telescope.

Actual Location Of Crashed Russian Probe Still Unknown

Russian officials said on Monday that they still could not say for certain where the Phobos-Grunt space probe landed upon its return to Earth, despite reports over the weekend that it had landed in the Pacific Ocean.