Enlarge / Jeff Volosin, TESS project manager at NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center, holds a model of the Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite. (credit: NASA) The wildly successful Kepler Space Telescope was designed to observe faint stars, and monitor them for brief dips in brightness that would indicate the passage of an object—most commonly a planet.

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