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Kepler Telescope Bids 'Goodnight' with Final Commands


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Kepler space telescope

NASA's Kepler space telescope discovered thousands of planets outside our solar system, and revealed that our galaxy contains more planets than stars.

Credit: NASA Ames/JPL-Caltech

On the evening of Thursday, Nov. 15, NASA's Kepler space telescope received its final set of commands to disconnect communications with Earth.

From Jet Propulsion Laboratory/NASA
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