NASA’s TESS spacecraft finds its first Earth-sized exoplanet
It’s a good indicator that TESS will be able to locate other small planets.
Researchers propose guiding large space telescopes with tiny satellites
In the future, they could be used to stabilize telescopes studying exoplanets.
The Kepler space telescope's end has finally come
It confirmed thousands of exoplanets in its over nine-year mission.
NASA put Kepler back to sleep in hopes it will send data again
The spacecraft is struggling to point its telescope.
NASA's planet-hunting TESS spacecraft captures 'first light' image
It shows one of the 26 sectors TESS will observe over the next two years.
NASA’s TESS spacecraft begins its search for exoplanets
It’s expected to spot over 1,600 exoplanets during its mission.
NASA's planet-hunting TESS spacecraft snaps its first photo
The image covers 200,000 stars, which are but a tiny fraction of what all its cameras can see.
SpaceX launches NASA's planet-finding spacecraft TESS
The Kepler successor is on its way to orbit.
NASA's TESS spacecraft may find 1,600 new planets in the next two years
The spacecraft will launch on a SpaceX rocket Wednesday at 6:51 PM ET.