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David

Darling

Exploration of Neighboring Planetary Systems (ExNPS)

Exploration of Neighboring Planetary Systems (ExNPS) is one of the key elements of NASA's Origins Program. It is intended to be a long-term program of scientific investigation and technological development with the goal of detecting and probing Earthlike planets around nearby stars. Responsibility for identifying a specific plan for ExNPS has been assigned to JPL (Jet Propulsion Laboratory).