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NASA NEWS BRIEFING ON TESS, Mar 28, 2018, NASA HQ, Washington, DC, 1:00 pm ET (webcast)

NASA will hold a news conference at NASA Headquarters in Washington, DC on March 28, 2018 at 1:00 pm ET to discuss the Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS), which is scheduled for launch on April 12.

TESS will continue the search for other planets around other stars — exoplanets.   Briefing participants are:

  • Paul Hertz, director, Astrophysics Division at NASA Headquarters in Washington
  • George Ricker, TESS principal investigator, Massachusetts Institute of Technology Kavli Institute for Astrophysics and Space Research, Cambridge, Massachusetts
  • Sara Seager, TESS deputy director of science, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts
  • Jeff Volosin, TESS project manager, NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt, Maryland

It will be broadcast on NASA TV and  webcast at http://www.nasa.gov/ntv and http://www.nasa.gov/nasalive


March 28, 2018
1:00 pm - 11:00 pm