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NASA's Kepler Space Telescope: Retired after nine years of discovering planets

NASA's Kepler Space Telescope: Retired after nine years of discovering planets

The Kepler Space Telescope mission that explored NASA's planets has ended. This telescope is going to retire after nine years of service. Scientists have said that Kepler telescope, which helps in the search of 2,600 planets, has finished fuel so it is retiring.

According to NASA, Kepler's sign of fuel finish was only about two weeks ago. The scientists were successful in collecting all the data of it before its fuel was completely exhausted. NASA says that at the moment Kepler is in a safe orbit away from Earth.

areas habitable of stars: Kepler showed that at least 20 to 50 percent of stars in the sky in the night sky are earth-shaped planets and they are located within the habitable zone of their stars. Established in 2009, this telescope has exposed billions of hidden planets and improves the understanding of the universe. This telescope was in space for 9.6 years. 5, 30,506 stars observed. Of this 2,663 planets were confirmed.

Kepler Space Telescope:

  • Kepler telescope was launched on 06 March 2009. At that time the largest digital camera was installed in this telescope.
  • This vehicle is a spacecraft for the American Space Research Organization, NASA. The work of this vehicle is different from the sun, but in the same way around other stars, there are non-alien planets that are similar to the Earth.
  • Under the Kepler mission, Kepler space explores the possibilities of planetary planets and their solar system, such as visionary Earth.
  • Kepler telescope has discovered a cyclic binary system. Under it, two stars are circling each other and a satellite is circling around the two. The name of this solar system is Kepler-16B and the names of both the stars are respectively 34b and 35b.
Q.1 Which telescope of Nasa is going to be retired after nine years?
A. Spitzer Space
B. Kepler Space
C. Hubble Space
D. James Webb Space
Answer...
Ans: Kepler Space
Q.2 Name the Space agency of USA?
A. ISRO
B. NASA
C. SPACEx
D. Roscosmos
Answer...
Ans: NASA

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