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TESS Spacecraft Finds its First Earth-Sized Planet Around Nearby Star

Discover Magazine - Mon 15 Apr 19

The next generation of exoplanet hunting has arrived in the form of NASA’s Transiting Exoplanet and Survey Satellite. TESS looks at closer and brighter stars than Kepler, the spacecraft that ...

TESS spacecraft finds its first Earth-sized planet around nearby star, Astronomy.com - Mon 15 Apr 19

TESS finds its first Earth-sized planet

Phys.org - Mon 15 Apr 19

A nearby system hosts the first Earth-sized planet discovered by NASA's Transiting Exoplanets Survey Satellite, as well as a warm sub-Neptune-sized world, according to a new paper from a team ...

TESS finds its first Earth-sized planet, SpaceDaily - Thu 18 Apr 19
TESS finds its first Earth-sized planet, ScienceDaily - Mon 15 Apr 19
TESS finds its first Earth-sized planet, Eurekalert - Mon 15 Apr 19

NASA mission finds its first Earth-sized alien planet

FOXNews - Wed 17 Apr 19

Seven months after finding its first exoplanet, Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS) has found its first Earth-sized planet, as well as a "warm sub-Neptune-sized world."

Alien world-hunting satellite finds its first Earth-sized planet

ZME Science - Wed 17 Apr 19

Researchers had hoped that at least 300 of them would be the size of our home planet. Well, they found one.

NASA’s Planet Hunter Finds First Earth-Sized Exoplanet

Geek.com - Wed 17 Apr 19

NASA’s Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS) is on a roll. Following January’s announcement of a third confirmed exoplanet—HD 21749b—the space telescope has spotted an ...

NASA’s TESS Satellite Detects Its First Earth-Like Exoplanet

Extremetech - Wed 17 Apr 19

NASA's Kepler space telescope has ended its planet spotting mission, but the agency's Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS) has already picked up the torch. The post NASA’s TESS ...

NASA's exoplanet-hunting spacecraft has discovered its first Earth-sized world in nearby system

Daily Mail - Tue 16 Apr 19

Scientists estimate the distant world as a radius of about 2.7 times Earth’s, and may be home to a substantial atmosphere.But, its atmosphere would be much colder than our own.

NASA's exoplanet-hunting TESS has found its first Earth-sized planet

Techspot - Tue 16 Apr 19

Last year, NASA launched its latest planet-scanning probe, known as the Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS). as the name suggests, the TESS' primary mission is to discover and survey ...

NASA’s TESS spacecraft finds its first Earth-sized exoplanet

Engadget - Tue 16 Apr 19

One year after its launch, NASA's TESS (Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite) discovered its first Earth-sized exoplanet. Named HD21749c, the planet orbits a star just 53 light-years ...

NASA's TESS Exoplanet Mission Finds 1st Earth-Size Alien World

SPACE.com - Tue 16 Apr 19

The Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite spotted the planet, as well as a weird "sub-Neptune" world, circling the star HD 21749, which lies about 53 light-years from Earth.

NASA’s Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite Discovered Its First Earth-sized Planet

Laboratory Equipment - Wed 17 Apr 19

NewsOrbiting a nearby star, the new planet is the smallest identified so far by the TESS mission.Contributed Author: Massachusetts Institute of TechnologyTopics: Space

Orbiting telescope spies first Earth-sized exoplanet

optics.org - Tue 16 Apr 19

NASA’s 'TESS' probe locates hot new world orbiting a star 53 light years away.

TESS discovers its first Earth-sized planet

Eurekalert - Tue 16 Apr 19

NASA's Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite, TESS, has discovered its first Earth-sized exoplanet. The planet, named HD 21749c, is the smallest world outside our solar system that TESS has ...

TESS discovers its first Earth-sized planet, Science Blog - Tue 16 Apr 19