With every new planet found orbiting a distant star, a world of possibilities opens. Our knowledge of the universe stretches. New questions arise. Exoplanets capture our imaginations. The Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS) will scour the skies in a 2-year mission to discover more exoplanets, planets found orbiting stars outside our solar system, than ever before. Come along on the journey with ABCs of Exoplanets. To bring these worlds to yours, download the ABCs of Exoplanets mini-posters.

TESS is a NASA Astrophysics Explorer mission led and operated by MIT in Cambridge, Massachusetts, and managed by NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Maryland. Dr. George Ricker of MIT's Kavli Institute for Astrophysics and Space Research serves as principal investigator for the mission. Additional partners include Orbital ATK, NASA's Ames Research Center, the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics and the Space Telescope Science Institute. More than a dozen universities, research institutes and observatories worldwide are participants in the mission.

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