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If you are interesting in extrasolar planets. You must know these websites:
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Interview with the Planet Hunter Geoff Marcy

Interview with Geoff Marcy from the Berkeley University about the search after a second Earth....
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Space Interferometry Mission

The Space Interferometry Mission also known as SIM Lite and formerly known as SIM PlanetQuest is equipped with a 6-meter Michelson stellar interferometer, operating in the visible waveband, and will be launched into an Earth-trailing solar orbit where it will operate for a mission lifetime of five years....
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Darwin Mission

The European Darwin Mission will be a flotilla of four or five free-flying spacecraft that will search for Earth-like planets around other stars and analyse their atmospheres for the chemical signature of life in the mid of the next century....
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Wallpaper in 1024x768 for your desktop...
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Terrestrial Planet Finder (TPF)

The Terrestrial Planet Finder is a mission which primary target is to search after Earth-like planets and currently under study by NASA. At the moment are two complementary concepts for this mission. The visible-light Coronograph and a formation-flying infrared Interferometer....
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Planck Space Telescope

Planck is Europe’s first mission to study the relic radiation from the Big Bang....
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Herschel Space Telescope

Herschel is the largest space telescope ever launched. Its 3.5 m-diameter mirror will give astronomers their best view yet of the Universe at far-infrared and sub-millimetre wavelengths....
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Kepler Space Telescope

The Kepler Space Telescope from NASA is designed to discover Earth-like planets orbiting other stars. The telescope is named after the German astronomer Johannes Kepler (1571-1630), which is best known for the Kepler's laws of planetary motion. ...
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Interview with Bernard Foing about the European SMART-1 Mission

Interview with Prof. Dr. Bernard Foing from the European Space Agency (ESA)...
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