TESS anniversaryFrom: SnidelyNewsgroups:
Fri, 6 May 2022 23:51 UTC
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Well, 3 weeks ago ... the launch of TESS is 2018 started a mission that lasted into 2020, and the satellite has been running an Extended Mission since then.
Happy Belated Birthday, TESS!
(highly elliptical cisLunar orbit, 13.7 day period)
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Killing a mouse was hardly a Nobel Prize-worthy exercise, and Lawrence went apopleptic when he learned a lousy rodent had peed away all his precious heavy water.
_The Disappearing Spoon_, Sam Kean