HST (Hubble Space Telescope)
NASA's Hubble Space Telescope was launched April 24, 1990, on the space shuttle Discovery from Kennedy Space Center in Florida.
The Kepler and K2 missions use transit photometry to detect exoplanets.
The Kepler Mission, NASA's mission to find how many potentially habitable exoplanets exist, launched in 2009 and is now finding thousands of exoplanet candidates.
The 200 inch telescope at Palomar Observatory is used by JPL astronomers for research including high resolution, high contrast imaging of exoplanets.
The Spitzer Space Telescope (formerly SIRTF, the Space Infrared Telescope Facility) was launched into space by a Delta rocket from Cape Canaveral, Florida on 25 August 2003.
SOFIA is the largest airborne observatory in the world; SOFIA's instruments — cameras, spectrometers, and photometers — operate in the near-, mid- and far-infrared wavelengths.
Wide Field Infrared Survey Telescope (WFIRST)
The Wide-Field Infrared Survey Telescope (WFIRST) is a NASA observatory designed to perform wide-field imaging and surveys of the near infrared (NIR) sky.
Starshade is a giant shade which could help in the search for life on planets outside our Solar System.
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