NASA's TESS spacecraft continues testing prior to first observations

After a successful launch on April 18, 2018, NASA's newest planet hunter, the Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite, is currently undergoing a series of commissioning tests before it begins searching for planets. The TESS team has reported that the spacecraft and cameras are in good health, and the spacecraft has successfully reached its final science orbit. The team continues to conduct tests in order to optimize spacecraft performance with a goal of beginning science at the end of July.

NASA's TESS spacecraft continues testing prior to first observations

After a successful launch on April 18, 2018, NASA's newest planet hunter, the Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite, is currently undergoing a series of commissioning tests before it begins ...

Thu 12 Jul 18 from Phys.org

NASA's New Planet Hunter on Track to Start Science Work This Month

NASA's Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS) will begin its search for alien worlds before the end of July, if everything goes according to plan.

Fri 13 Jul 18 from SPACE.com

TESS Spacecraft Continues Testing Prior to First Observations

Greenbelt MD (SPX) Jul 12, 2018 After a successful launch on April 18, 2018, NASA's newest planet hunter, the Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite, is currently undergoing a series of commissioning ...

Thu 12 Jul 18 from SpaceDaily

  • Pages: 1

Bookmark

Bookmark and Share