NASA's Developing a Giant Shade to Block Out Light from Stars

As part of NASA's Exoplanet Exploration Program, engineers at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory are designing a 'starshade,' which could make it easier for telescopes to find and photograph exoplanets.
Published: 8:27 AM PDT June 13, 2019
Updated: 3:59 PM PDT June 13, 2019