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2009-03-06 22:10:43

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.

2009-02-19 12:46:09

The U.S.

2009-02-19 12:00:00

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.

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2006-11-14 10:25:00

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.


Word of the Day
ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.