According to reports, the satellite, which is aimed at finding far-away planets that could potentially support life, will be launched at 6:32 pm US Eastern Daylight Time (EDT) from the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station.
Based on Kepler observations, there are more than 2,300 "exoplanets", something that transformed scientists' understanding of planets beyond the solar system.
He started the series of tweets with the acknowledgment that "This is gonna sound insane", and then said, "SpaceX will try to bring rocket upper stage back from orbital velocity using a giant party balloon". It was subsequently taken on by NASA as an Explorer Class (EX) Mission, with Orbital ATK awarded the contract to actually put the thing together in 2013.
Tess will find the most promising exoplanets orbiting relatively nearby stars, giving future researchers a rich set of new targets for more comprehensive follow-up studies, including the potential to assess their capacity to harbour life.
The spacecraft will be looking for a phenomenon known as a transit, where a planet passes in front of its star, causing a periodic and regular dip in the star's brightness.
Since stars that will be surveyed by TESS will be closer and brighter than those surveyed by Kepler, the planets should be easier to characterise.
Tess will make up for that, as it will spend two years observing 200,000 of the brightest stars in the sky, a lot of them located no more than 300 light years away.
After all, the big importers line their pockets by lining the shelves of their stores with cheap, Chinese-made goods. Foreign business groups complain Chinese regulators are trying to squeeze them out of promising industries.
It comes after Putin warned there would be "consequences" for the strikes, which targeted chemical weapons facilities. Saturday's strikes on Syria were the first major military operation since Macron's election in May previous year .
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The home secretary, Amber Rudd, is expected to provide more details in a statement in the Commons on Monday afternoon. It is a stain on our nation's conscience and the Prime Minister must act urgently to right this historic wrong.
After wrapping up a schedule of Remo D'Souza's Race 3 , superstar Salman Khan has started shooting for Ali Abbas Zafar's Bharat . During the preparation for his role as a wrestler, he took help of couple of trainers to nail the backflip at 2 in the morning.
It is positive, as 51 investors sold OXY shares while 352 reduced holdings. 60 funds opened positions while 118 raised stakes. Sweden-based Livforsakringsbolaget Skandia Omsesidigt has invested 0.08% in Occidental Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:OXY).
There is another chance of rain Saturday in the Council Bluffs-Omaha area, forecasters said, with a high in the lower 50s. Be the first to know when news happens. "Totals ranged from near 1" to 12" of snow across the local area.
The Vikings announced on Monday that they've signed linebacker Eric Kendricks to a multi-year contract extension . With Kendricks in place, it ensures that a major part o their defense is in place for the next several seasons.
The investment management company reported $5.68 EPS for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $4.90 by $0.78. GS Bank is a New York State-chartered bank that is a wholly-owned, direct subsidiary of The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc .
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SoCal's Bratz Doll Founder Bids $900M for Toys 'R' Us
The campaign's goal was for $1 billion so that they could purchase all 735 remaining stores, but it wasn't going to ever reach it. Larian's vision for Toys "R" Us includes turning its stores into entertainment hotspots.
Chopped romaine lettuce linked to E. coli outbreak
The current outbreak is not related to a recent multistate outbreak of E. coli O157:H7 infections linked to leafy greens . Epidemiologic evidence collected to date indicates that chopped romaine lettuce is the likely source of this outbreak.
One dead in Crozet plane crash
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Delta Air Lines reports $718m pre-tax income in Q1 2018
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