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    Default Falcon 9: Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS) (NASA)

    Should be some seriously intrresting info coming out of this one.

    Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS)
    Customer: NASA

    Date: April 16, 2018
    Time: 1832 EDT/2232 UTC
    Core: B1045 (last Block 4)
    Pad: LC-40
    Landing: ASDS Of Course I Still Love You

    Info: https://www.nasa.gov/content/about-tess



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    @SpaceX
    Static fire test of Falcon 9 complete - targeting April 16 launch of @NASA_TESS from Pad 40 in Florida.

    https://twitter.com/spacex/status/984146401578827776
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    Webcast about 20-25 minutes before launch

    Time: 1832 Eastern/2232 UT

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