The Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS), a follow-on to NASA’s Kepler Space Telescope that discovered thousands of planets beyond the Solar System, is on track for launch in March despite the discovery of a slight imaging system flaw. “The TESS science team has determined that TESS can achieve its science objectives,” said Thomas Zurbuchen, NASA associate administrator for science, during a congressional hearing in early December about the status of four upcoming ...

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