The missions

Kepler & K2 provide long-baseline, high-precision photometry for exoplanet and astrophysics research.

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K2 observing

K2 is a community-driven mission: targets and funding are awarded through open calls for proposals.

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Data analysis

Pixel data, lightcurves, and analysis software are publicly available with no proprietary period.

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News for scientists

21st Microlensing Conference, February 1–3, 2017

The 21st International Microlensing Conference—entitled "Ushering in the New Age of Microlensing from Space"—will take place on February 1–3, 2017, in Pasadena, California.

The conference intends to highlight results from K2's Campaign 9, a combined ground- and space-based microlensing survey that was carried out using the ...

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K2 mission recruiting members for the K2 Users' Panel

The K2 mission is developing a K2 Users' Panel (K2UP), whose role will be to represent the voice of the community in regards to mission science, management policies, and products from the project. Specifically, the panel will be expected to:

  • provide input on data products and documentation from the mission ...
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