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NASA's Kepler spacecraft launched Friday evening from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Fla., on a mission to find new planets. The spacecraft is mounted on a United Launch Alliance Delta II rocket.
WASHINGTON, Feb. 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA's Kepler spacecraft is ready to be moved to the launch pad today and will soon begin a journey to search for worlds that could potentially host life.
COROT is expected to greatly enlarge the number of known exoplanets during its two-year mission and provide the first detection of rocky planets, perhaps just a few times the mass of the Earth.
- A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.