05 Mar, 2024
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TESS satellites sends a stunning test image of more than 200,000 stars

NASA’s new exoplanet-hunting mission, the Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS) that was launched on April 18 aboard SpaceX Falcon rocket has spent just a few days in the space and yet, it managed to send a stunning test image consisting of more than 200,000 stars in a single frame. The image released by NASA shows […]

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TESS captures the first ever test image of more than 200,000 stars in the southern sky

The newly launched exoplanet-hunting spacecraft by NASA has been busy transiting to its destined eccentric orbit around the Earth to capture exoplanets and more in the sky. TESS or Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS) recently the first ever test image captured by one of its four cameras onboard capturing more than 200,000. The image was […]

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How will NASA’ TESS spacecraft will hunt for exoplanets?

After the colossal amount of time spent on designing, developing, and integrating the Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS), it was finally launched on April 18, 2018, aboard SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket. It is expected to scan over 200,000 brightest or nearest stars in order to capture exoplanets using sophisticated transit technique which it will use […]