Falcon 9 • TESS

Press Release
NASA’s Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS) will be delivered to orbit by SpaceX Falcon-9 rocket. Spacecraft will detect small planets thanks to searching for reflected from their surface light of bright stars. Satellite will remain on high elliptical orbit with apogee at 375,000 km and perigee at 108,000 km.