Ground controllers inaugurated the final proposals using NASA's Kepler telescope. Shut down the transmitters of the spacecraft and disable automatic recovery software in the appliance.
Kepler's last signals at the University of Colorado at Thursday's NASA Deep Space Network came from Control Center at the Laboratory at the Atmospheric and Space Physics.
Kepler asked Kepler to stop the radio transmitter. Communications are not interrupted by a fixed procedure with same or similar frequencies when defining a space mission to ensure regular signals. Kepler's overhead computers tried to bring the transmitters back and bound the earth.
"Kepler is slowly spinning because Kepler team must pay attention to time commands, so that in the critical communicative period the proposals will be brought to the proximity to the spacecraft," NASA said. "The team will observe the spacecraft to ensure that the commands are successful."
NASA also said that Kepler was moving out of fuel and that there was no indication of other planets to look for planets around the planet.
Kepler, which opened in 2009, is located around 94 million kilometers from Earth. Kepler, which travels a short distance from the sun than Earth, is slowly moving slowly over the earth.
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In the next decades, the earth will travel long distances from the earth, and eventually the earth will begin to get back. Kepler will return to Earth in 2060 – outside of the orbit of the Moon – the gravitational distance of the planet may be in an orbit around the sun using the telescope to move faster than the Earth.
When Kepler and the Earth reunite in 2117, the exact opposite is that the gravitational field pushes the spacecraft away in the slower orbit. Let's look at NASA figures.
Scientists continue to analyze Kepler's $ 692 million mission in nine years.
In September, Kepler collected its last scientific observations, sighted 530,000 stars and returned 678 gigabytes of data. Kepler's findings also helped to write nearly 3,000 scientific papers. This is a number of continuity.
Using Kepler's information, astronomers found 2,681 planets orbiting other stars. A 2,899 planetary pipeline was confirmed by observations.
"Small rocks around some of the brightest stars have been found to be small, and they are present and the future targets for the telescope, so we can see what these planets are and how their forms are formed." Said Kepler Project Expert Jessy Dotsson.
When the space probe is completed, the scientific results from Kepler data continue for several years.
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