Second Light | Space Wallpaper

Kepler’s New Mission Concept K2 1920
This space wallpaper by NASA's Kepler spacecraft shows the telescope's full field of view taken in a new demonstration mode in late October.
(Image: © NASA Ames)

This space wallpaper by NASA's Kepler spacecraft shows the telescope's full field of view taken in a new demonstration mode in late October. A new mission concept, dubbed K2, would continue Kepler's search for other worlds, and introduce new science observation opportunities. [ NASA's Ailing Kepler Spacecraft Could Hunt Alien Planets Once More with New Mission - Read the Full Story ]

Have a news tip, correction or comment? Let us know at community@space.com.