The Tess mission will survey nearly the entire sky and is expected to find thousands of new worlds. (BBC News - Science & Environment) More
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Posted on 23 April 2018 | 10:09 pm | Google News
SpaceX hits triple success with launch of NASA's planet-hunter TESS
Launch windows are often about two hours. TESS launched on a Falcon 9 rocket from Space Launch Complex 40 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida. TESS, which stands for Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite, is a telescope/camera that will hunt ...
NASA's Tess Spacecraft Embarks On Quest To Find New Planets
SpaceX just sent TESS, NASA's new planet hunter, into space
NASA's TESS satellite expands search for exoplanets
Posted on 18 April 2018 | 11:43 am | Google News
SpaceX lifts off with NASA's planet-hunter TESS
Bristol Herald Courier (press release) (blog)
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — SpaceX lifted off with NASA's planet-hunting TESS satellite Wednesday, delighting science and space fans who anticipate the spacecraft may discover planets that could harbor life. The space company also successfully landed the ...
Posted on 18 April 2018 | 10:29 am | Google News
Meet OmegA, the new Orbital ATK rocket slated launch from KSC by 2021
The rocket, largely designed to handle national security payloads and developed under the Air Force's Evolved Expendable Launch Vehicle program, could launch from KSC's pad 39B as soon as 2021. OmegA wouldn't be the only tenant at 39B, though – NASA's ...
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Posted on 16 April 2018 | 9:20 pm | Google News
NASA's newest planet hunter will launch Monday night — if all goes well
At the moment when NASA's newest planet hunter launches, scheduled for Monday evening, astronomers will know of nearly 4,000 alien worlds outside our solar system. When the Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite completes its mission two years from now ...
Posted on 16 April 2018 | 11:35 am | Google News
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The planet-hunter telescope TESS launches today
Futurity: Research News
Planet hunters have a new tool in their quest for planets like Earth: a space telescope called TESS, set to launch from Cape Canaveral today. Over the course of its two-year mission, TESS (Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite) will scan almost the ...
Posted on 16 April 2018 | 9:35 am | Google News
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