NASA Selects Explorer Investigations for 2017 Launch

Investigators believe that the TESS mission, which earlier failed to be accepted for further study in 2009, has a 98-percent probability of finding potentially-habitable transiting exoplanets, orbiting red dwarfs within 50 parsecs of Earth. Image Credit: European Southern Observatory

NASA’s Astrophysics Explorer Program has selected two missions to be launched in 2017. The […]