Galactic Archeology Special Session at AAS 229

At the upcoming American Astronomical Society meeting in Grapevine, Tx there will be a special session on Galactic Archeology with K2 and Kepler. This is an exciting area of astrophysics that will only continue to grow over the coming years. The organizer of the event is Jennifer Johnson from Ohio …

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K2 Cycle 5 deadline fast approaching

The deadline for K2 Cycle 5 Step-1 proposals is just over a week away. This call is for targets falling into fields for Campaigns 14, 15 and 16. Proposal submission is a 2-step process and both steps are mandatory. Step-1 proposals are required to be submitted through the NSPIRES website …

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Changes to Kepler and K2 Project Scientist personnel

There have been personnel changes at the Kepler and K2 Project Scientist role.

Effective August 15, Dr. Natalie Batalha became the new Kepler Project Scientist. Natalie has been a member of the Kepler team since the proposal stages and has served as Kepler Mission Scientist for the past several years …

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Got a hook? The Kepler/K2 press team would like to hear from you.

The K2 mission, the repurposing of the prolific planet-hunting Kepler spacecraft, is an achievement that spans well beyond the NASA team and across the science and engineering communities. The resulting new scientific observation opportunities are a testament to ingenuity and teamwork, and we would like to help bring attention to …

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