NASA's TESS Mission Update

NASA’s Kepler mission breathtakingly revealed that our galaxy was filled with stars surrounded by planetary systems of all kinds. Our search for planets will not end with the Kepler mission, but will go on. Join Tony Darnell, Alberto Conti, and Har

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NASA’s Kepler mission breathtakingly revealed that our galaxy was filled with stars surrounded by planetary systems of all kinds. Our search for planets will not end with the Kepler mission, but will go on.

Join Tony Darnell, Alberto Conti, and Harley Thronson as they discuss 2018’s Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS), with Drs. George Ricker (MIT) and Padi Boyd (NASA Goddard).

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TESS Website:
https://tess.gsfc.nasa.gov/overview.html
Cool TESS Video:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZsPStvGgNuk
Deep Astronomy TESS Video
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UGvZ6-bM3pQ

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Comments & Discussion

Tony, George and others said the unlucky guys were stuck in consoles and could not see the launch. I did that for 40 years with NASA and NRO space vehicles. I loved every minute, when I wasn't biting my nails from some anomaly or other. I have not seen a launch, however.
Larry B Keese - 6th Apr, 2017