Kepler/K2 Science Helpdesk

Dr Geert Barentsen
Guest Observer Office Director

Dr Ann Marie Cody
High Level Science Product Manager
Lead Cluster Science Support

Dr Knicole Colón
DDT Program Manager
Users' Panel Manager

Dr Jeff Coughlin
Science Office Director
Lead K2 Pipeline Processing

Dr Jessie Dotson
Kepler/K2 Project Scientist

Dr Michael Gully-Santiago
Lead Data Science Support
Lead Supernova Experiment Support

Dr Christina Hedges
Lead Exoplanet Support
Lead Asteroseismology Support

Dr Ken Mighell
K2 Pipeline Processing
K2 Quality Control expert

Mr Nick Saunders
Lead Systematics Removal Expert
Deputy Lead Exoplanet Support


You can contact the Guest Observer Office at for advice and information on:

  • the Kepler or K2 missions;
  • instrument characteristics;
  • data and calibration issues;
  • data analysis software.

Your contact information will be used to answer your query and will not be used for commercial purposes or given away except as required by law. For more information, consult the NASA Privacy Policy.


You can also tweet your questions to @KeplerGO, or search for hashtag #K2Mission on Twitter.


The FAQ archives at MAST for Kepler and K2 answer many questions about the missions as well as how to retrieve and analyze the data. The FAQ archives on the original Kepler/K2 website can be accessed here for Kepler and here for K2.