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NEWS: NASA Looking for Alien Life on a Nearby Super-Earth

NEWS: NASA Looking for Alien Life on a Nearby Super-Earth

TESS, NASA’s new Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite, is already pulling its tremendous weight by making an Earth-sized discovery in the form of a super-earth known as GJ 357 d. Although the exoplanet is located is 31 light years away, NASA believes the exoplanet is located in a “habitable zone,” and plans to scour it for signs of alien life. Will they find what they’re looking for?

NEWS: Golden Asteroid is the Target of NASA and Space Miners

NEWS: Golden Asteroid is the Target of NASA and Space Miners

A giant asteroid known as 16 Psyche contains enough precious heavy metals to make everyone on Earth a billionaire. The asteroid, which is about 140 miles wide and orbits the Sun between the orbits of Mars and Jupiter, is the target of a NASA mission launching in 2022.