Planet-Hunting Satellite Discovers Its First Earth-Sized Planet | Digital Trends

Is it only a matter of time before we find Earth II?

Illustration by Robin Dienel, courtesy of the Carnegie Institution for Science

NASA’s planet hunting satellite, the Transiting Exoplanets Survey Satellite (TESS), has made a new discovery in the depths of space. Last month, TESS discovered its first exoplanet. And now it has achieved another milestone, locating its first Earth-sized planet and a larger sibling planet.

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