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NASA’s planet hunting satellite to start looking for exoplanets

On April 18, NASA launched the Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS) into space, ready to start the hunt for new planets. One month into its mission, a test image showed TESS getting all starry-eyed, snapping a photo of over 200,000 stars in our galaxy as it underwent a commissioning period of testing and adjustments. On Wednesday, NASA said the TESS spacecraft and its four cameras were "in good health" and that testing was continuing with the "goal of beginning science at the end of July." When fully…