TESS

TESS satellite uncovers ‘first nearby super-Earth’

NASA's Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS) satellite has recently characterized the first nearby super-earth outside of our solar system- located at a distance of...

TESS discovers its third new planet, with longest orbit yet

Using NASA's Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite, scientists have discovered third small planet outside our solar system. Dubbed as HD 21749b, the planet orbits a bright, nearby...

NASA’s TESS shares first science image in hunt to find new worlds

NASA’s newest planet hunter, the Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS) have recently captured a detailed picture of the southern sky taken with all four of...

NASA’s planet-hunting TESS catches a comet before starting science

Before NASA's Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS) science activities on July 25, 2018, the planet hunter sent back a dazzling grouping of fortunate pictures...

NASA’s Webb space telescope to inspect atmospheres of gas giant exoplanets

In April 2018, NASA propelled the Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS). Its fundamental objective is to find Earth-sized planets and bigger "super-Earths" revolving nearby...