Kepler exited from Emergency Mode

Thanks to the efforts of engineers on Earth, Kepler space telescope is not in Emergency Mode anymore. For the present moment Campaign 9 observation mission is still suspended, according to NASA statement from April 11, 2016. NASA announced about changing EM (Emergency Mode) to Point Rest State (PRS) after four days of attempts of bringing […]

Kepler spaceraft problems – NASA investigates the reasons

During last contact with Kepler Space Observatory NASA engineers spotted that spacecraft remains in Emergency Mode. Kepler telescope is deep space exploration vehicle with telescope onboard made by Ball Aerospace & Technologies. It was launched on atop of Delta II rocket on March 7, 2009, with assumed operational life at 3.5 years. Now, after 7 […]