NASA's Kepler Spacecraft Recovers From Unexplained Emergency Mode

NASA announced Monday that its planet-seeking Kepler spacecraft has recovered after switching into emergency mode, though the reason for the anomaly has yet to be determined. On Thursday, the spacecraft mysteriously went haywire while nearly 75 million miles from Earth. Officials said they were able to get it into a low, fuel-burning stable state Sunday morning. While in emergency mode it was fuel intensive. “It was the quick response and determination of the engineers throughout the weekend that led to the recovery,” NASA officials said in a release. “We are deeply appreciative of their efforts, and for the outpouring of support from the

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