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New Exoplanet-Hunting Mission to launch in 2017 - Universe Today
Move over Kepler. NASA has recently green-lighted two new missions as part of its Astrophysics Explorer Program. These come as the result of four proposals submitted in 2012. The most anticipated and high profile mission is TESS, the Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite. Slated for launch in 2017, TESS will search for exoplanets via the transit method, …