K2 Campaign 18 downlink successful

News article posted on by Geert Barentsen

The Kepler spacecraft has successfully downloaded Campaign 18 data to Earth. The raw data are now available for download from the K2 data archive at MAST.

We are monitoring the spacecraft very closely and will provide more information when its status has been fully assessed. Scientists who are carrying out simultaneous observations from the ground using other telescope facilities may phone the Kepler GO office at +1-650-604-2784 to request guidance as needed.