TESS NASAS NEW PLANET-HUNTER TO SEEK CLOSER EARTH-LIKE WORLDS

CALLING ALL PLANETS THAT ORBIT AROUND BRIGHT, NEARBY STARS NASA'S NEW TESS SPACECRAFT IS LOOKING TO DO A HEAD COUNT. THE TRANSITING EXOPLANET SURVEY SATEL

CAPE CANAVERAL, FLORIDA - CALLING ALL PLANETS THAT ORBIT AROUND BRIGHT, NEARBY STARS NASA'S NEW TESS SPACECRAFT IS LOOKING TO DO A HEAD COUNT.

The spacecraft aims to add thousands of exoplanets, or planets beyond our solar system, to the galactic map for future study.
Its job is to find and characterize planets that will become the main targets of future telescopes.
Repeated dips would indicate a planet passing in front of its star.

CAPE CANAVERAL, FLORIDA – Calling all planets that orbit around bright, nearby stars: NASA’s new Tess spacecraft is looking to do a head count. The Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite — Tess for short — is...

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