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NASA Backs Two Missions to Spot Promising Planets

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Science  23 Apr 2004:
Vol. 304, Issue 5670, pp. 497-499
DOI: 10.1126/science.304.5670.497

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NASA plans to launch two multibillion-dollar spacecraft in the next decade to search for Earth-sized planets; it will likely team up with the European Space Agency on at least one of the missions.