Dec 05, 2011
Today is the day! The ATA is relaunching after being in virtual hibernation since April 2011.
We are going to be concentrating on observing the potentially habitable planets as identified by NASA's Kepler mission. See http://kepler.nasa.gov/ for details on the Keper Mission. Be patient, their site is slow today!
The SETI Institute is proud to be a supporting partner in NASA’s Kepler mission – see here.
The official SETI press release announcing the ATA re-launch can be viewed at here.
From the official press release:
SETI SEARCH RESUMES AT ALLEN TELESCOPE ARRAY, TARGETING NEW PLANETS
MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA – The Allen Telescope Array (ATA) is once again searching planetary systems for signals that would be evidence of extraterrestrial intelligence. Among its first targets are some of the exoplanet candidates recently discovered by NASA’s Kepler space telescope.
See the full Official Press Release for more details...