TESS launch today!

UPDATE - Now targeting April 18 for launch.

TESS will launch aboard a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket on Monday April 16 at 6:32 pm from Space Launch Complex 40 at Cape Canaveral Airforce Station! The TESS spacecraft has been fueled and encapsulated in the rocket fairing and the Falcon 9 …

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TESS team at AAS 231

The TESS team will are putting on a number of events at this year's American Astronomical Society in National Harbor, MD. In addition to those events the team are putting on, there are numerous talks from scientist excited to get their hands on the data.

Evening splinter session

NASA's TESS …

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Proposal submission now closed

Thanks to the many people who submitted Cycle 1 TESS GI proposals, we are very pleased with the response. We are now in the proposal of organizing the review of proposals.

We received over 140 proposals for nearly 100,000 unique 2-min cadence targets. About 60% of proposal were stellar …

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