Europe goes searching for rocky planets

[B]26 October 2006
The COROT space telescope is proceeding smoothly towards its launch in December 2006. Once in orbit, COROT will become the first spacecraft devoted to the search for rocky planets, similar to our own Earth.

COROT will also delve into the centres of hundreds or even thousands of stars.[/B]

Full Story can be found here

Greetings from Germany
Sir Ulli