Dear Dr. Koch, We are pleased to inform you that your article "KEPLER MISSION DESIGN, REALIZED PHOTOMETRIC PERFORMANCE, AND EARLY SCIENCE" (Astrophys. J. Lett.713: L79-86, 20 April 2010), has been selected byEssential Science IndicatorsSM from Thomson Reutersas the most-cited paper in the research area ofSpace Science.
NASA's Kepler spacecraft has discovered two Saturn-sized planets transiting a single sun-like star. The same system might contain a third world--a hot "super-Earth" one and a half times the size of Earth. Researchers announced the results today at a NASA press conference.
On July 18, 2010, Dr. Andrew Mattioda, NASA Ames Astrochemistry Laboratory, conducted an Education and Public Outreach event with the LEGO Education and NASA Exploration Camp being hosted by East Central University, Ada, Oklahoma.
On Friday, July 9, 2010, Professor Edmond Wilson, Harding University, AR, and two of his undergraduate students, Julianne Petty, Electrical Engineering and NASA Workforce Undergraduate Researcher, and Darah McDaniel, biochemistry and Molecular Biology Major and a Arkansas Space Grant Consortium Undergraduate Researcher visited NASA Ames.