NASA’s TESS Scores First Earth-sized Planet Find

Credit: Tess launch: NASA
Scientists have confirmed the discovery of the first Earth-sized planet as well as a sub-Neptune world by NASA’s Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS), which is days from marking the first anniversary of its launch. The Earth-size object, HD-21749c, takes eight days to orbit its star, while...
Mark Carreau

Mark is based in Houston, where he has written on aerospace for more than 25 years. While at the Houston Chronicle, he was recognized by the Rotary National Award for Space Achievement Foundation in 2006 for his professional contributions to the public understanding of America's space program through news reporting.

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