NASA launches satellite to search for new planets

WION USA Published: Mar 29, 2018, 03:39 PM(IST)
NASA scientists are set to launch a new satellite into space in search of new planets beyond our solar system. The name of the satellite is TESS. TESS will spend its two-year prime mission using its four special cameras to hunt for "transits," the tiny brightness dips that result when alien planets cross their host stars' faces from TESS' perspective.
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