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NASA's positive on next planet-hunting mission launch

NASA's positive on next planet-hunting mission launch

Meteorologists with the US Air Force 45th Space Wing have predicted an 80 percent chance of favourable weather for SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket's launch with NASA's Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite aimed at detecting planets outside our solar system.

Apr 16, 2018, 10:49 AM IST
NASA to launch its next planet-hunting spacecraft on April 16

NASA to launch its next planet-hunting spacecraft on April 16

The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) is all set to launch its next planet-hunting spacecraft on Monday, April 16 at 6:32 pm EDT. 

Apr 12, 2018, 11:19 AM IST
NASA's next planet-hunting spacecraft to be launched in April?

NASA's next planet-hunting spacecraft to be launched in April?

The mission will find exoplanets that periodically block part of the light from their host stars, events called transits.

Mar 20, 2018, 13:28 PM IST

NASA on mission to discover more planets and stars

NASA`s Astrophysics Explorer Program has selected two missions for launch in 2017 - a planet-hunting satellite and an International Space Station instrument to observe X-rays from stars.

Apr 06, 2013, 13:23 PM IST