NASA’s New Alien Planet Hunter –“TESS Mission Science Team Starts Its Search for Strange, Fantastic Worlds”

“We expect TESS will discover a number of planets whose atmospheric compositions, which hold potential clues to the presence of life, could be precisely measured by future observers,” said George Ricker, TESS principal investigator. NASA’s Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite has started its search for planets around nearby stars, officially beginning science operations on July 25, 2018. … Continue reading NASA’s New Alien Planet Hunter –“TESS Mission Science Team Starts Its Search for Strange, Fantastic Worlds”