Source: NASA Goddard Space Flight Center

NASA’s new planet hunter TESS begins its search for alien worlds

NASA’s new planet hunter named the Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS), which was launched in April this year, has started its search for alien world around nearby stars. TESS officially kicked off its science operations on July 25. It is expected to transmit its first science data back to Earth in August. After that, it […]

NASA

NASA’s Opportunity rover ‘falls asleep’ as massive dust storm hits Mars

NASA’s Opportunity rover went into sleep mode after a massive dust storm hit Mars, raising concerns about the survival of the unmanned, solar-powered vehicle, the US space agency said Wednesday. According to NASA, the severe dust storm blanketed an area spanning 14 million square miles (35 million square kilometers) and blocked out the Sun over […]