Space Foundation Honors Kepler Mission with Award


The NASA Kepler Mission has been selected as the 2012 recipient of the Space Foundation’s John L. “Jack” Swigert, Jr., Award for Space Exploration. The award will be presented April 16 during the opening ceremony of the 28th National Space Symposium at the Broadmoor Hotel in Colorado Springs, Colo.

The NASA Kepler Mission is being recognized for the discovery of 61 confirmed extrasolar planets and over 2,300 planet candidates in the first 16 months of observations from May 2009 to September 2010.

Full Story: http://www.nasa.gov/centers/ames/news/releases/2012/kepler_spacefoundation_award.html

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