The Cosmic Companion Newsletter August 3, 20…

Hello everyone! The dream of sailing through space has filled the human psyche since the 17th Century. Now, LightSail 2 has brought this dream one step closer to reality by maneuvering in its orbit through the power of sunlight. The newest planet hunter in space, TESS, also returned some exciting new findings, including the discovery of a super-Earth not far from our own solar system. This begs the question, could this world, in our own stellar neighborhood, have life?

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