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NASA: TESS Space Telescope Completes Primary Planet-Hunting Mission – ExtremeTech

The satellite wrapped up its mission last month with 66 confirmed exoplanets and another 2,100 candidates. That’s already a giant pile of data for scientists to pour over, and TESS isn’t done yet. The satellite has started an extended mission that will run th…

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NASA’s Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS) has completed its primary mission, having spent the last two years scanning the sky for evidence of exoplanets. The satellite wrapped up its mission last month with 66 confirmed exoplanets and another 2,100 candidates. That’s already a giant pile of data for scientists to pour over, and TESS isn’t done yet. The satellite has started an extended mission that will run through September 2022. 
TESS headed into space in April 2018 with the aid of …

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