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Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite

NASA probe discovers new planet HD 21749b, calls it 'coolest small planet'

The planet, named HD 21749b, orbits a bright, nearby dwarf star about 53 light years away.

Jan 08, 2019, 11:49 AM IST

NASA's newest planet hunter begins search for more planets around nearby stars

TESS is NASA`s latest satellite to search for planets outside our solar system, known as exoplanets. 

Jul 29, 2018, 12:57 PM IST

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 to decide on use of smaller spacecraft for planet-hunting

US Space agency NASA will decide by February next year whether smaller spacecraft TESS could be used for planet-hunting in the future.

Nov 30, 2012, 16:32 PM IST