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Release No.: 2018-04
For Release: Wednesday, March 28, 2018 - 1:00pm

NASA Prepares to Launch Next Mission to Search the Sky for New Worlds

Illustration of the Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS)

Illustration of the Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS) in front of a lava planet orbiting its host star. TESS will identify thousands of potential new planets for further study and observation.

NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center