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Launch delayed for NASA’s new exoplanet-hunting telescope

Newscientist - Mon 16 Apr 18

The hunt for exoplanets is getting a new set of eyes, but not quite yet. SpaceX delayed the launch of NASA's Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS) to do analysis on their rocket's guidance ...

SpaceX postpones launch of NASA's planet-hunter spacecraft

Phys.org - Mon 16 Apr 18

SpaceX postponed the launch of NASA's new planet-hunting mission Monday in order to verify the Falcon 9 rocket's navigation systems, the California-based company said.

NASA Is About to Launch the Next Big Step in the Search for Life in Space

TIME - Mon 16 Apr 18

A new satellite launching this week will hunt for planets that could support life

Are we alone? NASA's new planet hunter aims to find out

Phys.org - Mon 16 Apr 18

Are we alone? NASA's new planet-hunting mission, poised to launch Monday, aims to advance the search for extraterrestrial life by scanning the skies for nearby, Earth-like planets.

Are we alone? NASA's new planet hunter aims to find out, SpaceDaily - Tue 17 Apr 18

Nasa TESS launch: How the agency's latest satellite could help us find proof of alien life

The Independent - Mon 16 Apr 18

We might be about to find thousands of new planets – some of which could be just like ours

Nasa planet-hunter set for launch

BBC News - Mon 16 Apr 18

The Tess mission will survey nearly the entire sky and is expected to find thousands of new worlds.

Nasa to launch TESS satellite in search for alien worlds

The Independent - Mon 16 Apr 18

The craft is expected to find thousands of new planets – some of which could be harbouring extraterrestrial life

NASA's new planet-hunter to seek closer, Earth-like worlds

Phys.org - Sun 15 Apr 18

NASA is poised to launch a $337 million washing machine-sized spacecraft that aims to vastly expand mankind's search for planets beyond our solar system, particularly closer, Earth-sized ones ...

NASA's new planet-hunter to seek closer, Earth-like worlds, SpaceDaily - Sun 15 Apr 18

NASA’s new exoplanet-hunting telescope set to launch on Monday

Newscientist - Fri 13 Apr 18

The hunt for exoplanets is getting a new set of eyes. The Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS) is set to launch Monday and could find 20,000 new worlds

Satellite aims to discover thousands of nearby exoplanets, including at least 50 Earth-sized ones

Phys.org - Fri 13 Apr 18

There are potentially thousands of planets that lie just outside our solar system—galactic neighbors that could be rocky worlds or more tenuous collections of gas and dust. Where are these ...

With the launch of TESS, NASA will boost its search for exoplanets

ScienceNews - Thu 12 Apr 18

The Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite will set the stage for the next chapter of exoplanet exploration.

NASA Tess spacecraft to prowl for planets as galactic scout

Phys.org - Thu 12 Apr 18

Look up at the sky tonight. Every star you see—plus hundreds of thousands, even millions more—will come under the intense stare of NASA's newest planet hunter.

NASA Tess spacecraft to prowl for planets as galactic scout, FOXNews - Fri 13 Apr 18

TESS readies for takeoff

Phys.org - Wed 11 Apr 18

Satellite developed by MIT aims to discover thousands of nearby exoplanets, including at least 50 Earth-sized ones.

Planet-hunting TESS spacecraft that will map 85% of the sky

Daily Mail - Wed 18 Apr 18

The planet-hunting spacecraft is due to lift off from Cape Canaveral in Florida at 11.51pm BST (6.51pm ET) and is set to travel to nearby stars in our galaxy.

SpaceX to Launch NASA's Exoplanet-Hunting Spacecraft Today: How to Watch Live

SPACE.com - Wed 18 Apr 18

After a delay, SpaceX is winding up again to launch NASA's Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS) today (April 18) from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida.

Goodbye, Kepler, Hello TESS: Passing the Baton in the Search for Distant Planets

SPACE.com - Mon 16 Apr 18

For centuries, human beings have wondered about the possibility of other Earths orbiting distant stars. Perhaps some of these alien worlds would harbor strange forms of life or have unique and ...

Exoplanet Exploration: The Search Continues for New, Exciting Worlds

SPACE.com - Mon 16 Apr 18

Thousands of fascinating new worlds have been discovered beyond our own solar system, ranging from supersize gas giant planets to small rocky bodies — and the search continues to better understand ...

NASA Planet Hunter Ready For Liftoff

Geek.com - Mon 16 Apr 18

NASA’s newest planet hunter is gearing up for its first mission. The Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS) is scheduled to lift off aboard a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket at 6:32 p.m. ...

The Astrobiology Magazine Guide to TESS

SPACE.com - Mon 16 Apr 18

NASA's next mission to continue the search for Earth-like worlds is ready to blast off.

The Astrobiology Magazine Guide to TESS, Astrobiology Magazine - Fri 13 Apr 18

NASA's TESS satellite will super charge search for nearby, Earth-like worlds

FOXNews - Mon 16 Apr 18

On Monday, April 16, the Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS) will launch from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida.

NASA's TESS Satellite Will Supercharge Search for Nearby, Earth-Like Worlds, SPACE.com - Sun 15 Apr 18

SpaceX to launch a small planet hunter for NASA on Monday

Arstechnica - Mon 16 Apr 18

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

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

SPACE.com - Mon 16 Apr 18

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.

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

Reuters - Mon 16 Apr 18

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 ...

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

SPACE.com - Sun 15 Apr 18

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

How This New Probe Will Hunt for 'Alien' Earths

National Geographic - Sat 14 Apr 18

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

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

TechCrunch - Sat 14 Apr 18

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 ...

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

SPACE.com - Sat 14 Apr 18

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

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

CNET - Sat 14 Apr 18

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

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

Popular Science - Fri 13 Apr 18

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 ...

NASA’s New Planet-Hunting Spacecraft Launches on Monday

Extremetech - Fri 13 Apr 18

The launch is currently scheduled for April 16 aboard a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket. The post NASA’s New Planet-Hunting Spacecraft Launches on Monday appeared first on ExtremeTech.

NASA's TESS spacecraft may find 1,600 new planets in the next two years

Engadget - Fri 13 Apr 18

On Monday evening, NASA plans to launch a brand new satellite into orbit, courtesy of a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket. Called TESS (the Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite), the spacecraft ...

SpaceX Rocket Is Ready to Launch NASA's Next Planet-Hunting Telescope

SPACE.com - Fri 13 Apr 18

SpaceX is gearing up to launch NASA's next big exoplanet hunter on Monday (April 16), with a successful test-fire of its Falcon 9 rocket under its belt.

The space agency’s Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite is scheduled for launch next week and is expected to add significantly to the number of known exoplanets.

Discovery News - Fri 13 Apr 18

Credit: NASANASA's Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite will zero in on 200,000 stars, which could potentially yield hundreds of new exoplanet discoveries. TESS will target ...

NASA is about to step up its planet-hunting game with the launch of TESS

L.A. Times - Fri 13 Apr 18

NASA's Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite will scan the neighboring sky, searching for dips in the brightness of stars that signal the presence of a planet. A few worlds TESS finds may be ...

NASA to launch its latest satellite for discovering Earth-like planets

Techspot - Thu 12 Apr 18

NASA will be launching the Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS) next week and its goal is to search for distant, Earth-like planets. The mission will help scientists understand what ...

NASA’s newest spacecraft will scour the galaxy for undiscovered planets

The Verge - Thu 12 Apr 18

Next week, NASA is launching its new exoplanet hunter: a satellite that will stare out at the cosmos searching for never-before-seen worlds. Dubbed TESS, the spacecraft is tasked ...

Meet TESS — he’ll be finding exoplanets for the next few years

ZME Science - Wed 11 Apr 18

NASA’s future planet hunter has arrived — and it’s set for glory. The Kepler telescope ushered in a new age of space exploration, enabling astronomers to discover thousands ...

Inside the Clean Room with NASA's TESS Exoplanet Hunter (Images)

SPACE.com - Tue 10 Apr 18

Space.com took a tour of the clean room at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida, where the agency's Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS) mission was being prepped for its planned April ...

New NASA Planet Hunter Is Launching One Week from Today

SPACE.com - Mon 9 Apr 18

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.

NASA's TESS Exoplanet-Hunting Mission in Pictures

SPACE.com - Fri 6 Apr 18

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.

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

Wired Science - Tue 17 Apr 18

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

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

UPI - Mon 16 Apr 18

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

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

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

Astronomy.com - Mon 16 Apr 18

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

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

Fastcompany Tech - Mon 16 Apr 18

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 ...

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

UPI - Mon 16 Apr 18

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

NASA set to launch exoplanet-hunting satellite video - CNET

CNET Crave - Sat 14 Apr 18

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 ...

NASA Television to Air Launch of Next Planet-Hunting Mission

Astronomy.com - Fri 13 Apr 18

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 ...

Astronomers Suggest Some Exoplanet Signals Are False Alarms

Wired Science - Thu 12 Apr 18

What if some of the Earth-like planets discovered by Kepler aren’t there at all?

NASA's newest planet-hunter, TESS, to survey entire night sky

UPI - Wed 11 Apr 18

With the crippled Kepler almost out of fuel, NASA is preparing the launch of its newest planet-hunting spacecraft, TESS.

NASA's newest planet-hunter, TESS, to survey the entire night sky, UPI - Wed 11 Apr 18

The Hindu explains: NASA’s Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite

The Hindu - Wed 18 Apr 18

On Wednesday, April 18, NASA is expected to launch Tess, the Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite, which will monitor more than 200,000 stars.

Glitch delays launch of planet-hunter

The Hindu - Tue 17 Apr 18

NASA’s Transit Exoplanet Survey Satellite has been rescheduled to travel into space on Wednesday

Rocket-control glitch delays launch of NASA's planet-hunting satellite

The Hindu - Tue 17 Apr 18

TESS will help catalog at least 100 more rocky exoplanets for further study

The next era in exoplanet searches

The Space Review - Tue 17 Apr 18

As NASA's Kepler mission nears its end, another exoplanet hunter is ready for launch this week. Jeff Foust reports on how the TESS mission will carry on the search for exoplanets, particularly ...

NASA's newest planet-hunter, TESS, to survey the entire night sky

SpaceDaily - Thu 12 Apr 18

Washington DC (UPI) Apr 11, 2018 With the crippled Kepler almost out of fuel, NASA is preparing the launch of its newest planet-hunting spacecraft, TESS. TESS, short for Transiting Exoplanet ...