On the JPL Blog: Almost There

Kepler on launch pad On Launch Pad 17-B at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida, workers watch closely as the second half of the fairing is moved into the mobile service tower for placement around NASA's Kepler spacecraft (left) to complete encapsulation.
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March 03, 2009

JPL systems engineer Tracy Drain blogs about the upcoming launch of NASA's Kepler mission, which will look for Earth-like planets.

Go to http://blogs.jpl.nasa.gov/ for more.

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