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On the Lookout for Life


Dave Heller and Dr. Pitts start by discussing some amazing exoplanet discoveries. In 2017, we can look forward to NASA launching TESS (Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite). This satellite was designed to search for exoplanets on its two-year mission. Commercial Space test flights continue – Blue Origin says it will conduct crewed flights this year. They have completed 5 flights up to space and back.



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