NASA and SpaceX Are About to Launch Planet-Hunting Satellite TESS

NASA's New Satellite Will Search For Undiscovered Exoplanets

NASA's New Satellite Will Search For Undiscovered Exoplanets

Jim Green, the head of NASA's Planetary Science Division revealed here in 2013 at the anniversary of the landing of their Mars rover Curiosity, will become NASA main scientist starting. Monday, NASA will launch an experimental satellite with a mission to find new earth-like planets outside of our solar system.

Fortunately, its successor, the Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite is readily sitting in the nose cone of a rocket at Florida.

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The spacecraft will be carried into orbit by SpaceX, and will ride one of the company's Falcon 9 rockets out of the atmosphere. The Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS) is scheduled to lift off from the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida on Monday, April 16, at 6:32 PM EDT. He'll succeed Gale Allen, who has been performing chief scientist since 2016 and may retire after better than three a few years of presidency work, NASA officers talked about. TESS will monitor more than 200,000 stars looking for tiny dips in brightness caused by orbiting planets.

What that means is that while it orbits Earth, it has an incredible field of vision, split into 26 sectors between the north and south celestial skies.

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The first year of observations will cover 13 sectors encompassing the southern sky and the second year will map the remaining 13 sectors of the northern sky.

"TESS is the natural next step, by searching for planets near our very nearby bright stars so that we can do the follow up measurements partly that Paul was talking about and by doing those measurements we hope to actually identify all the world's we've been dreaming about", said Sara Seager, TESS Deputy Director of Science, Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

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A new NASA planet-hunting spacecraft, TESS, is all set to write the next revolutionary chapter in astronomy by unveiling more details regarding the nearest exoplanets and, probably, uncovering the initial signs of life seen beyond Earth. "It really has a chance to find a rocky planet ... that's the right distance from its star, the right temperature to have life on its surface".

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