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

It's almost time for SpaceX to launch NASA's TESS, a space telescope that will search for exoplants more across nearly the entire night sky. The launch has been delayed more than once already: originally scheduled for March 20, it slipped to April 16 (Monday), then some minor issues pushed it to today — at 3:51 PM Pacific time, to be precise.

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

NASA's Tess spacecraft embarked Wednesday on a quest to find new worlds around neighboring stars that could support life.

Thu 19 Apr 18 from Phys.org

NASA’s New Planet-Hunting Satellite Is on a Quest to Find Alien Worlds

Tess will scan almost the entire sky for at least two years

Wed 18 Apr 18 from TIME

Take 2 for launch of NASA planet-hunting spacecraft

NASA's newest planet-hunting spacecraft is back on the pad for another shot at launch.

Wed 18 Apr 18 from Phys.org

TESS launch delayed

Engine issue forces a rethink on take-off timing.

Mon 16 Apr 18 from Cosmos Magazine

Delay for Nasa planet-hunter

The Tess mission designed to survey the sky for new worlds has its launch delayed by at least 48 hours.

Mon 16 Apr 18 from BBC News

SpaceX successfully launches NASA's TESS exoplanet hunter

SpaceX is set to launch NASA's newest exoplanet-hunting spacecraft on Wednesday evening.

Wed 18 Apr 18 from FOXNews

NASA's TESS Satellite Launches to Seek Out New Alien Worlds

NASA's Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS) launched today (April 18) from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida, rising off the pad atop a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket at 6:51 p.m. ...

Wed 18 Apr 18 from SPACE.com

Watch SpaceX launch NASA’s new planet-hunting satellite here

It's almost time for SpaceX to launch NASA's TESS, a space telescope that will search for exoplants more across nearly the entire night sky. The launch has been delayed more than once already: ...

Wed 18 Apr 18 from TechCrunch

In Florida, all systems go for SpaceX's launch of space telescope

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (Reuters) - SpaceX said all systems and weather were "go" for blast-off on Wednesday of its first high-priority science mission for NASA, a planet-hunting space telescope ...

Wed 18 Apr 18 from Reuters

Live stream: NASA launches planet-finding satellite

NASA is launching their Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS) satellite to embark on a planet-finding mission.        

Wed 18 Apr 18 from USA today

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