NASA's Kepler mission confirmed the discovery of its first rocky planet, named Kepler-10b. Measuring 1.4 times the size of Earth, it is the smallest planet ever discovered outside our solar system. Kepler-10b an Exo-planet is a scorched world, orbiting at a distance that's more than 20 times closer to its star than Mercury is to our own Sun. The daytime temperature can reach 2,500 degrees Fahrenheit. (Photo by: Universal History Archive/ UIG via Getty Images)
On Thursday, December 14 at 1pm EST, NASA will hold a live video teleconference to announce the latest discovery they've made with their planet-hunting Kepler telescope.
You can watch the news conference live below:
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