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NASA telescope discovers two new planets five months after launch

NASA’s Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite, better known as TESS, made an early discovery of “super-Earth” and “hot Earth” planets.

21 Sep 2018 12:15 PM

NASA's planet-hunting probe completes lunar flyby

As part of camera commissioning, the science team snapped a two-second test exposure using one of the four TESS cameras.

20 May 2018 2:57 PM

NASA’s Tess spacecraft embarks on quest to find new planets

The satellite — the Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite, or Tess — will scan almost the entire sky for at least two years.

20 Apr 2018 9:42 AM

Nasa’s new planet-hunter to seek closer, Earth-like worlds

TESS is designed as a follow-on to the US space agency’s Kepler spacecraft, which was the first of its kind and launched in 2009.

17 Apr 2018 12:08 AM

NASA's newest planet-hunting spacecraft set for launch in Florida

A new NASA satellite will detect more Earth-like worlds around stars beyond our solar system.

16 Apr 2018 4:51 PM