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Nasa's planet-hunting TESS satellite will launch TODAY

Daily Mail - Mon 16 Apr 18

The Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite - Tess for short - is embarking Monday from Cape Canaveral on a two-year quest to find and identify mystery worlds lurking in our cosmic backyard. ...

NASA spacecraft aims to put mystery planets on galactic map

AP - Sun 15 Apr 18

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) -- Calling all planets that orbit around bright, nearby stars: NASA's new Tess spacecraft is looking to do a head count....

NASA spacecraft aims to put mystery planets on galactic map, AP - Sun 15 Apr 18

Watch SpaceX Loft NASA’s New Planet-Hunting Mission Into Orbit

Wired Science - Mon 16 Apr 18

The TESS satellite will hitch a ride atop a Falcon 9 rocket to search out new worlds.