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.
Salman Khan's this throwback video will leave you dumbstruck!
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.
Student, 19, fatally stabbed at Binghamton University
A 19-year-old student has been fatally stabbed on New York's Binghamton University campus and his assailant remains at large. If you would like to speak to someone, reach out to the Dean of Students Office and CARE Team by calling 607-777-2804.
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.
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As has been previously reported , Alaska is home to over 50% of the country's final Blockbuster stores. Oliver discussed the threat to the last Blockbuster store on the show before revealing his purchases.
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).
Economists largely blame the weakness in retail sales at the start of the year on delays in processing tax refunds. Economists are expecting a bounce back in the March data via a +0.4% m/m reading and +0.3% on the control group.
In fact, it was their neighbors Manchester United who were handing heavy defeats with their 4-0 demolitions. City's current tally stands at 14 but with two more away matches to go, City could well set a new record.
The Prime Minister also warned Russian Federation that the air strikes should act as a warning over its use of chemical weapons. Jeremy Corbyn , leader of the main opposition Labour Party, has questioned the legal basis for Britain's involvement.
Analysts said it was indicative of oil markets' volatility in connection with any real or threatened upheaval in the Middle East. New York City had a 5 cent increase in gases prices this week, with the average gas price coming in at $2.89 per gallon.
Northeast Inv Mngmt owns 12,276 shares or 0.08% of their U.S. portfolio. 69,039 were accumulated by North Star Management Corp. The stock of Laboratory Corporation of America Holdings (NYSE:LH) has "Hold" rating given on Friday, June 9 by Jefferies.
Whatever ruling that the Supreme Court will issue would likely affect the national e-commerce and online shopping industry . The court is due to hear a case against retailers that have not been collecting sales tax from customers.
David Lammy's urgent question on Windrush generation
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.
Tyrus Capital Sam Increased Its Freeport (FCX) Holding
It is negative, as 77 investors sold FCX shares while 205 reduced holdings. 78 funds acquired holdings and 182 increased holdings. Freeport-McMoRan Inc engages in the mining of mineral properties in the United States, Indonesia, Peru, and Chile. (NYSE: FCX ).
Auto insurance costs fell slightly in Q1, finds Confused.com
A 2% drop compared to the first quarter of 2017, this year's decrease is said to be the first annual reduction since 2015. CEO Louise O'Shea said: "Finally drivers have had some good news with the end of rising vehicle insurance costs in sight".