NASA Says It Has Detected Seven Earth-Sized Planets


Washington: NASA announces the new discovery of seven planets similar in size and temperate to Earth.

In just a few minutes NASA will unveil new findings of exoplanets or ‘planets that orbit stars other than our sun’ at the American space agency’s Headquarters at 300 E Street SW in Washington.

The conference is expected to commence at 1 p.m. EST Wednesday (11:30 p.m. IST on the same day), February 22.

The briefing participants of the event include Thomas Zurbuchen, Michael Gillon, Sean Carey, Nikole Lewis, Sara Seager.

Thomas Zurbuchen from the Science Mission Directorate at NASA Headquarters, Michael Gillon from the University of Liege, Sean Carey from NASA’s Spitzer Science Center, Nikole Lewis from the Space Telescope Science Institute, and Sara Seager from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.