New NASA Planet Hunter Is Launching One Week from Today (page 5)

NASA is on the hunt for new planets, and with luck, that journey will begin today. The NASA-funded, MIT-designed Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS) is hitching a ride on a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida. The launch is expected to take place today at 6:32 p.m. ET. When TESS … Continue reading “NASA-SpaceX live: Here’s how to watch the planet-hunting TESS satellite launch” NASA is on the hunt for new planets, and with luck, that journey will begin today. The NASA-funded, MIT-designed Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS) is hitching a ride on a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida.Read Full Story

New NASA Planet Hunter Is Launching One Week from Today

NASA's next exoplanet-hunting spacecraft, the Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite, will take to the skies one week from today (April 9), if all goes according to plan.

Mon 9 Apr 18 from SPACE.com

NASA's TESS Exoplanet-Hunting Mission in Pictures

See images of NASA's Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS) mission, which is scheduled to launch atop a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket on April 16, 2018.

Fri 6 Apr 18 from SPACE.com

NASA’s New Exoplanet Satellite TESS Could Find Life Close to Home

TESS is designed to find and study the exoplanets closest to Earth.

Tue 17 Apr 18 from Wired Science

Launch of NASA's newest planet-hunter, TESS, postponed

NASA and SpaceX officials have scrubbed Monday's planned TESS launch, opting to delay until Wednesday in order to conduct additional testing.

Mon 16 Apr 18 from UPI

Launch of NASA's newest planet-hunter, TESS, postponed until Wednesday, Mon 16 Apr 18 from UPI

NASA’s new exoplanet-hunting telescope set to launch today

Scheduled for takeoff at 6:32:07 p.m. EDT, the Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS) has only a 30-second launch window.

Mon 16 Apr 18 from Astronomy.com

NASA-SpaceX live: Here’s how to watch the planet-hunting TESS satellite launch

NASA is on the hunt for new planets, and with luck, that journey will begin today. The NASA-funded, MIT-designed Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS) is hitching a ride on a SpaceX ...

Mon 16 Apr 18 from Fastcompany Tech

Watch live: TESS, NASA's newest planet-hunter, readies for launch

NASA and SpaceX engineers are prepping for Monday's scheduled launch of the space agency's next-generation planet-hunter.

Mon 16 Apr 18 from UPI

NASA set to launch exoplanet-hunting satellite video - CNET

Astrophysicist and planetary scientist from MIT, Sara Seager, discusses the mission of NASA's Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS) and how we will search for new exoplanets and extraterrestrial ...

Sat 14 Apr 18 from CNET Crave

NASA Television to Air Launch of Next Planet-Hunting Mission

On a mission to detect planets outside of our solar system, NASA’s Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS) is scheduled to launch no earlier than 6:32 p.m. EDT Monday, April 16. Prelaunch ...

Fri 13 Apr 18 from Astronomy.com

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