Tag archive for ‘TESS’
By news On Monday, May 21st, 2018
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NASA TESS space probe beams back first picture – featuring 200,000 stars | Science | News

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); The Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS) passed about 5,000 miles from the Moon, with scientists taking the opportunity to snap a two-second More...

By news On Tuesday, April 24th, 2018
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TESS space probe offers a chance to find alien life says NASA astrobiologist | Science | News

Dr Vladimir Airapetian made his comments after the NASA probe was successfully launched from Cape Canaveral last Wednesday, with a mission to scan the sky for exoplanets, meaning planets existing outside our own More...

By news On Thursday, April 19th, 2018
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NASA TESS launch: SpaceX rocket launch for Falcon 9 is first major mission for Elon Musk | Science | News

The Transit Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS) lifted off on schedule from the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station at 6:51 PM EDT (11pm GMT), following a two-day postponement forced by a technical glitch found on More...

By news On Thursday, April 19th, 2018
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SpaceX rocket launched from Florida carrying NASA planet-hunting telescope

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (Reuters) – A Falcon 9 rocket blasted off from Florida on Wednesday on SpaceX’s first high-priority science mission for NASA, a planet-hunting orbital telescope designed to detect worlds More...

By news On Tuesday, April 17th, 2018
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SpaceX launch cancelled: Why has TESS mission been delayed and when will it take place? | Science | News

A mission of NASA’s TESS (Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite) was expected to blast off at 6.32pm EDT (11.32pm GMT) from Cape Canaveral in Florida on Monday, April 16. But SpaceX tweeted earlier tonight that More...

By news On Tuesday, April 17th, 2018
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Rocket-control glitch delays launch of NASA’s planet-hunting satellite

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (Reuters) – An 11th-hour technical glitch prompted SpaceX to postpone its planned launch on Monday of a new NASA space telescope designed to detect worlds beyond our solar system, delaying More...

By news On Tuesday, April 17th, 2018
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Space X launch: What new planets will NASA-led mission find? | Science | News

The Falcon 9 rocket launch will be streamed live from Cape Canaveral, Florida, on Wednesday, April 18 following the delay of the launch tonight. Aboard the payload will be NASA’s TESS telescopic spacecraft – More...

By news On Tuesday, April 17th, 2018
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SpaceX launch: What is Elon Musk’s giant party balloon? | Science | News

As if launching a satellite into space to explore the distant reaches of the galaxy wasn’t enough, SpaceX CEO, Elon Musk, sent Twitter wild when he announced he would land a spacecraft with a party balloon.  SpaceX More...

By news On Tuesday, April 17th, 2018
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NASA news: What is the TESS mission and when is the Space X launch? | Science | News

The space launch will be live streamed from Cape Canaveral, Florida, courtesy of NASA TV. What is TESS? TESS stands for The Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite, billed by NASA as the “first ever space borne More...

By news On Monday, April 16th, 2018
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SpaceX launch LIVE stream: Watch Falcon 9 TESS launch online HERE | Science | News

NASA’s never-ending quest to uncover distant extraterrestrial worlds will be boosted by SpaceX tonight with the launch of the TESS telescope spacecraft. The entire launch will be streamed live from Cape Canaveral, More...