SpaceX to launch a small planet hunter for NASA on Monday (page 3)

Some of the most exciting space news of the past few years has been about Earth-like exoplanets that could one day (or perhaps already do) support life. TESS, a space telescope set to launch Monday aboard a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket, will scan the sky for exoplanets faster and better than any existing platforms, expanding our knowledge of the universe and perhaps finding a friendly neighborhood to move to.

SpaceX to launch a small planet hunter for NASA on Monday

TESS will be able to monitor the brightness of more than 200,000 stars

Mon 16 Apr 18 from Arstechnica

SpaceX Rocket Launching NASA's TESS Exoplanet Hunter Today: Watch Live

NASA's next exoplanet-hunting mission is scheduled to launch today (April 16) atop a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket, and you can watch the action live.

Mon 16 Apr 18 from SPACE.com

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

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (Reuters) - A new NASA satellite designed to detect more Earth-like worlds around stars beyond our solar system is due for launch aboard a SpaceX rocket from Florida on ...

Mon 16 Apr 18 from Reuters

All Systems 'Go' For Launch of NASA Exoplanet Mission Monday

NASA's next exoplanet-hunting spacecraft is primed for an on-time liftoff Monday (April 15) aboard a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket.

Sun 15 Apr 18 from SPACE.com

NASA's TESS Satellite Will Supercharge Search for Nearby, Earth-Like Worlds

On Monday, April 16, the Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS) will launch from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida. NASA's new exoplanet hunter will train its sights on nearer, ...

Sun 15 Apr 18 from SPACE.com

How This New Probe Will Hunt for 'Alien' Earths

Once in orbit, the Transiting Exoplanet Survey satellite will find whole new worlds at the right distances for us to spot signs of life.

Sat 14 Apr 18 from National Geographic

NASA’s planet-hunting TESS telescope launches Monday aboard a SpaceX rocket

Some of the most exciting space news of the past few years has been about Earth-like exoplanets that could one day (or perhaps already do) support life. TESS, a space telescope set to launch ...

Sat 14 Apr 18 from TechCrunch

How NASA's Planet-Hunting TESS Telescope Will Find Habitable Worlds

NASA's next planet-hunting telescope will swing between different parts of the sky, searching for worlds that could be habitable.

Sat 14 Apr 18 from SPACE.com

NASA, SpaceX to launch spacecraft to find another Earth - CNET

We speak to scientists behind a new mission to find nearby exoplanets that could host life.

Sat 14 Apr 18 from CNET

NASA’s incredible exoplanet-hunting telescope is about to launch

Space TESS will give us a new view of our galactic neighborhood. There is some good news on the horizon for astronomers, astrophysicists, planetary geologists, and people ...

Fri 13 Apr 18 from Popular Science

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