The Kepler Mission will use a unique spaceborne telescope specifically designed to search for Earth-like planets around stars beyond our solar system.
Kepler Mission: A Search for Habitable Planets
Follow the Kepler Mission as it discovers and characterizes Earth-size planets and habitable zones in our galaxy. Official NASA Ames site for the Kepler Space Telescope.
NASA Kepler Mission
NASA portal dedicated to Kepler Space Telescope. Learn about NASA's first mission capable of finding Earth-size and smaller planets around other stars.
Article on NASA's Kepler mission confirming the discovery of its first rocky planet, named Kepler-10b. Includes an artist concept picture of the planet and an informational video.