Kepler mission to find Earth-like planets

A good article outlining the goals and technology for this NASA mission planned for launch in early March.

Space telescope to boost hunt for alien Earths – space – 05 February 2009 – New Scientist

“We all hope that there will be lots of such planets,” says Kepler’s chief scientist, William Borucki of NASA’s Ames Research Center in Moffett Field, California. “If there are lots of Earths out there, there may be lots of life out there,” he says – and perhaps even alien civilisations “just waiting for us to contact them”.

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