The TRAPPIST-1 System and the NASA Search for Habitable Worlds

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What is NASA doing to help us understand the TRAPPIST-1 system?

NASA’s Kepler mission breathtakingly revealed that our galaxy was filled with stars surrounded by planetary systems of all kinds. The search for planets includes seeking planets that might harbor life.

Join Tony Darnell, Alberto Conti, and Harley Thronson as they describe the remarkable TRAPPIST-1 planetary system and its significance in the search for Earth-like worlds with Drs. Eric Lopez and Joshua Schlieder, both at NASA Goddard Space Flight Center.

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