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NASA's new planet hunting satellite shares 'first light' photo of space


NASA's new planet hunting satellite shares 'first light' photo of space The hunt is on. If we're going to find life in the cosmos, it's a good idea to look for other planets. The Kepler telescope has done a fantastic job since launching in 2009, but with that workhorse satellite reaching the end of its life, it's time for the Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS) to take over. On Monday, NASA shared "first light" images of the southern sky beamed back to Earth from its new planet hunting satellite. "First light" is the astronomical term used to describe the first time a telescope acquires images.   More



(Source: CNET - Sep 19)

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