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SpaceX Does it Again; Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS)launched
SpaceX ^ | April 18, 2018, 6:51 p.m. EDT | Elon Musk

Posted on 04/18/2018 5:37:08 PM PDT by Voption

"SpaceX launched NASA’s Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS) on Wednesday, April 18 from Space Launch Complex 40 (SLC-40) at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Florida. The launch occurred at 6:51 p.m. EDT, or 22:51 UTC. TESS was deployed into a highly elliptical orbit approximately 49 minutes after launch. Following stage separation, SpaceX successfully landed Falcon 9’s first stage on the “Of Course I Still Love You” drone ship in the Atlantic Ocean.

(Excerpt) Read more at spacex.com ...


TOPICS: Astronomy; Education; History; Science
KEYWORDS: elonmusk; exoplanet; falcon9; falconheavy; spacex; tess; xplanets

1 posted on 04/18/2018 5:37:09 PM PDT by Voption
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To: Voption

Just watched Sat Sep over Australia.
Very nice.


2 posted on 04/18/2018 6:24:50 PM PDT by G Larry (There is no great virtue in bargaining with the Devil)
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To: Voption

I knew I heard the rumble! But I could see no contrail in the sky.


3 posted on 04/18/2018 6:31:50 PM PDT by NonValueAdded (#DeplorableMe #BitterClinger #HillNO! #cishet #MyPresident #MAGA #Winning #covfefe)
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To: KevinDavis; annie laurie; Knitting A Conundrum; Viking2002; Ernest_at_the_Beach; Mmogamer; ...
Thanks Voption.
 
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4 posted on 04/21/2018 12:39:18 AM PDT by SunkenCiv (www.tapatalk.com/groups/godsgravesglyphs/, forum.darwincentral.org, www.gopbriefingroom.com)
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