Mission launched to capture first picture of Earth-like planet in neighboring star system

By Reuters   October 13, 2016 | 08:39 pm GMT+7
Project Blue’s half-meter-wide telescope is expected to be sent into orbit in roughly three years. It’s designed to take pictures of our closest neighboring star system, Alpha Centauri. Alpha Centauri is 4.37 light years away from our solar system.
 
 
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