CAPE CANAVERAL,Fla (AP) —– NASA has actually stated its elite planet-hunting spacecraft dead.
Officialsrevealed the Kepler Space Telescope & rsquo;s deathTuesday Already well past its anticipated life time, the 9-year-old Kepler had actually been running low on fuel for months. Its capability to point at particular areas in the universes aggravated drastically at the start of October, however flight controllers still handled to recover its most current observations. The telescope has actually now gone quiet. Kepler found more than 2,600worlds outside our planetary system. It revealed us rocky worlds the size of Earth that, like Earth, may harbor life. The end came simply a couple of months shy of the 10 th anniversary of Kepler & rsquo;s 2009 launch.