Happy Birthday Kepler
Today marks the three year anniversary since the Kepler spacecraft lifted off on its journey to detect planets beyond our solar system, surveying a Cygnus-Lyra portion of sky to help us better understand our place in the universe. The team at NASA Ames Research Center is having a modest celebration, but we are inviting the wider Kepler community and Kepler-philes to share thoughts, stories, and memorable moments connected with the mission via Kepler Twitter (@NASAKepler) and Facebook (http://www.facebook.com/NASAsKeplerMission).
See also the article, Searching for Sister Planets
from the NASA Advanced Supercomputing Division about how the Pleiades supercomputer plays an essential role in Kepler's prodigious planet discoveries.
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