Month: May 2018

Gallery: Stunning Sunset Blastoff Starts NASA’s TESS Exoplanet Hunter Streak to Space Searching for New Earth’s

NASA’s next planet-hunter, the Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS), successfully launched on a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket on April 18, 2018 from Space Launch Complex-40 on Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, FL – in this view from a pad camera. TESS will search for new worlds outside our solar system for further study.   Credit: Ken Kremer/ Ken Kremer  —