TESS, NASA's planet-hunting satellite, launched on a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket from Cape Canaveral, Florida, at 6:51 p.m. ET Wednesday. It had a 30-second launch window. The launch was originally scheduled for Monday, but rescheduled to conduct additional Guidance Navigation and Control analysis, the agency said.
Scientists believe China's out of control space station could re-enter the atmosphere as soon as Friday. The U.S.-funded research group Aerospace Corporation said Tuesday that Tiangong-1 is currently predicted to re-enter the Earth's atmosphere around Sunday April 1, give or take 36 hours.