An artist’s impression of the Transiting Exoplanet Survey Telescope. Photo: EPA

Nasa’s new satellite will help identify faraway planets capable of supporting life

TESS is equipped with four special cameras to survey 200,000 stars that are relatively near the sun and thus among the brightest in the sky, seeking out those with planets of their own

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An artist’s impression of the Transiting Exoplanet Survey Telescope. Photo: EPA
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