Taking to the stars, NASA is launching an all out search for hidden exoplanets that may host alien life. Nathan Rousseau Smith has the details.        

  • SpaceX just launched a planet-hunting NASA space telescope — but its hunt for alien planets won't start for 2 months
    The new spacecraft is called the Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite ... mission — including 50 Earth-size planets that might be habitable to aliens. "TESS will discover new potential planets orbiting bright host stars relatively close to Earth ...
    04/18/2018 - 12:59 pm | View Link
  • NASA's TESS Satellite Launches to Seek Out New Alien Worlds
    The agency's Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS ... and deploying into Earth orbit 49 minutes later. TESS will hunt for alien worlds around stars in the sun's neighborhood — planets that other missions can then study in detail.
    04/18/2018 - 12:50 pm | View Link
  • SpaceX just launched NASA's new planet-hunting telescope off Earth — but its hunt for alien planets won't start for 2 months
    The telescope, called the Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS), may find thousands of worlds relatively close to Earth. Scientists hope to discover about 50 small, rocky planets that may be habitable to alien life. Now that TESS is in space ...
    04/18/2018 - 12:20 pm | View Link
  • SpaceX just sent TESS, NASA's new planet hunter, into space
    NASA's next-generation planet-hunting satellite is on its way to hunt for worlds that ... About 48 minutes after launch, TESS and its four wide-field cameras designed to watch for planets passing in front of their host stars separated from the second ...
    04/18/2018 - 11:51 am | View Link
  • SpaceX launches planet-hunting TESS to space before landing rocket back on Earth
    SEE ALSO: Here's how NASA's TESS will hunt for alien planets TESS plans to survey 85 percent of the sky, keeping a particular eye on 200,000 stars once it gets to its expected orbit in the coming weeks. The satellite ... be able to host life.
    04/18/2018 - 8:48 am | View Link
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  • The Daily Galaxy --Great Discoveries Channel
    The countdown is on! 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 p.m. EDT.
    04/17/2018 - 11:59 am | View Website
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    The patroness of fervent first communion, Blessed Imelda, came from one of the oldest families in Bologna; her father was Count Igano Lambertini and her mother was Castora Galuzzi.
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  • VideoFromSpace
    Space.com is where humanity’s journey to new and exciting worlds is transmitted back down to Earth. Where we vicariously explore the cosmos with astronauts, ...
    04/16/2018 - 7:31 pm | View Website
  • Kepler (spacecraft)
    Kepler is a space observatory launched by NASA to discover Earth-size planets orbiting other stars. Named after astronomer Johannes Kepler, the spacecraft was launched on March 7, 2009, into an Earth-trailing heliocentric orbit.
    04/16/2018 - 6:19 pm | View Website
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