Tag: Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite

NASA Finally Retires the Kepler Space Telescope After 9 Years of Exploring Deep Space

After 9 Years, NASA Finally Retires the Kepler Space Telescope

After nine years of gathering valuable space data for NASA, the Kepler Space Telescope is now officially retiring from service. On Tuesday, NASA announced the retirement of the Kepler Space Telescope after nine years of collecting...
Edgy Labs' TESS Launch Coverage and Live Updates

Live Stream Launch of NASA’s TESS Planet Hunter Today

The highly anticipated TESS launch is happening today, giving NASA scientists a more powerful tool in space to discover more worlds. The TESS launch will mark a new milestone in space exploration as it replaces...
TESS telescope in orbit

NASA’s TESS Telescope: The Next Step in the Search for new Worlds

Due to launch on April 16th aboard a SpaceX Falcon 9, NASA’s new exoplanet-hunting TESS telescope is undergoing final preparations for launch. Focusing on the nearby star systems that Kepler first scanned, the TESS...
TESS transiting exoplanet survey satellite

What you Missed From NASA’s TESS Planet Hunter News Briefing

On March 28th at 1 p.m. CST, NASA discussed the upcoming launch of the Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite. We were there! Here are our takeaways from the briefing. The session was presented on NASA TV...
How These Citizen Scientists Discovered New Planets (and you can, too)

How These Citizen Scientists Discovered New Planets (and you can, too)

An international team of “citizen scientists” has discovered a star system comprised of at least five large exoplanets between the size of Earth and Neptune. Recently, a string of major discoveries of exoplanets has been...