Kepler Space Telescope Died After More Than 9 Years of Observations

The old planet-hunting telescope has just passed away, stated NASA in an official announcement on 30 October, almost 10 years after being sent to space. Kepler has performed an excellent job for... Read more »

The Newest Planet Hunter Found Two Possible Exoplanets

The leader of the TESS mission, MIT astrophysicist Sara Seager had an exciting announcement. NASA’s Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS) has successfully started its operations and already found two new exoplanet candidates,... Read more »

Did TESS Find Alien Life? The Exoplanet Hunter Just Found a Super-Earth in Deep Space

TESS, the Transitioning Exoplanet Survey Satellite was launched this year in April, aboard of a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket. It reached the orbit, successfully completed tests and even sent awesome images to... Read more »

NASA’s Kepler Just Woke Up, Ready to Hunt For More Planets

Guess who’s up and running again? NASA has announced on 5 September that their old planet-hunting spacecraft, Kepler, is now awake from its hibernation and sessions of repair, ready to scan the... Read more »

NASA’s Kepler Space Telescope Woken Up From “Sleep Mode” For Its Last Mission

The NASA’s Kepler Space Telescope never ceases to amaze us. The spacecraft has been on its 19th mission since August 29th as it was woken up from his “sleep mode,” even though... Read more »

NASA’s Planet Hunter TESS Already Photographed a Passing Comet

The new space telescope TESS has started its job a few days ago and while preparing to scan for planets outside our solar system, it spotted a comet passing by. It was... Read more »

NASA’s TESS Spacecraft Has Officially Begun the Hunt for Exoplanets

It’s been a while since NASA launched TESS, which stands for Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite. But before getting ready to officially begin looking for planets outside our solar system, TESS had to... Read more »

NASA’s Planet Hunter TESS Will Begin Work This Month

The newest satellite sent into space to hunt for alien worlds will begin the search before the end of July. TESS, short for Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite, was launched to the Earth’s... Read more »

NASA’s Kepler Space Telescope Is Slowly Dying As It Remains Out Of Fuel

After finding thousands of exoplanets since it was launched into space in 2009, the Kepler Space Telescope reached the end of its life. It is not time to retire, according to NASA’s... Read more »

A SpaceX Rocket Just Took off To Deliver Fresh Supplies to the Crew of the ISS

Two months ago, a SpaceX rocket flew into space with a NASA satellite. Now, it has launched to the International Space Station, carrying fresh station supplies for the crew. The rocket took... Read more »