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NASA: TESS Space Telescope Completes Primary Planet-Hunting Mission

by Ryan Whitwam

NASA’s Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS) has completed its primary mission, having spent the last two years scanning the sky for evidence of exoplanets. The satellite wrapped up its mission last month with 66 confirmed exoplanets and another 2,100 candidates. That’s already a giant pile of data for scientists to pour over…

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