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Wounded Sentinel

Keplar Spacecraft

An undated artists concept provided by NASA shows the Keplar Spacecraft moving through space. NASA is currently trying to resuscitate its planet hunting Kepler spacecraft, which is in a state of emergency 75 million miles away. The tresured spacecraft, responsible for detecting nearly 5,000 planets outside our solar system, slipped into emergency mode sometime last week. The last normal contact was April 4. Ground controllers discovered the problem right before they were going to point Kepler toward the center of the Milky Way