With 219 potential new exoworlds out there, some could be habitable & 10 of them are like our own

Kepler is the most successful planet-hunting spacecraft to date, with more than 2,500 confirmed exoplanets and many more awaiting verification. Future space missions, like the Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS), the James Webb Space Telescope and Wide-Field Infrared Survey Telescope (WFIRST) will continue the search for new worlds and even tell us which ones might offer promising homes for extraterrestrial life.

 

Make sure to follow NASA on Tumblr for your regular dose of space: http://nasa.tumblr.com

Sourced through Scoop.it from: nasa.tumblr.com