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NASA’s Kepler mission receives National Air and Space Museum’s highest group honor

NASA’s Kepler mission is responsible for history’s first detection of Earth-sized planets orbiting other suns in their temperate “habitable zones.”

The team in charge of NASA’s Kepler mission received the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum’s highest group honor at a ceremony in Washington D.C. March 25, 2015. They received the 2015 Trophy for Current Achievement, which honors outstanding endeavors in the fields of aerospace science and technology.

 
 
 

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