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NASA Declares 'State of Emergency' for Fading Kepler Space Probe

NASA is struggling to revive its fading Kepler space probe, which has entered into a state of emergency more than 120 million kilometers from Earth. The space agency says its last contact with the aging planet hunter was one week ago. Ground controllers were preparing to direct Kepler toward the center of the Milky Way. It says the probe was showing no signs of distress at that time. Since then, NASA says Kepler has entered what it calls the "lowest operational mode," and...

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