The CHES project expects to detect roughly 50 Earth-like planets or so-called super-Earths. Photo: Shutterstock
The CHES project expects to detect roughly 50 Earth-like planets or so-called super-Earths. Photo: Shutterstock
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Chinese space scientists aim for telescope to find next Earth up to 32 light years away

  • The Closeby Habitable Exoplanet Survey mission aims to monitor about 100 sun-like stars to search for Earth-like planets around them
  • Once approved, the telescope is expected to be ready in about five years and positioned 1.5 million km away from the Earth

The CHES project expects to detect roughly 50 Earth-like planets or so-called super-Earths. Photo: Shutterstock
The CHES project expects to detect roughly 50 Earth-like planets or so-called super-Earths. Photo: Shutterstock
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