K2 Campaign 16 preliminary target list available

A limitation that K2 users have faced in previous Campaigns is that simultaneous observations from the ground were only possible during challenging twilight conditions, owing to K2's strategy to observe in the backward-facing direction along its velocity vector.

This will change in Campaign 16 (Dec 2017 - Feb 2018), when K2 …

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Visiting Scientist opportunities available

The Kepler & K2 missions are launching a Visiting Scientist Program.

The Program enables users of Kepler or K2 data to visit the mission headquarters at NASA Ames in California, for a period of multiple weeks or months, to work on a research project that would benefit from close interaction with …

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Student Internship opportunities available

The Kepler & K2 missions are offering internship opportunities to graduate and undergraduate students wishing to to gain experience in the scientific exploitation and operations of a major NASA mission.

The internships are based at Kepler/K2's mission headquarters at the NASA Ames Research Center in Mountain View, California.

Example projects …

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