NASA is building a space machine the size of a baseball diamond to discover new planets like Earth

NASA has a radical new way to look for Earth-like planets that could potentially harbour life. But first it has to build a giant “sunshade” that’s the size of a baseball diamond. 

Video courtesy of NASA

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