As commander of STS-46 in 1992, Shriver and his crew deployed the European Retrievable Carrier (EURECA) satellite, an ESA-sponsored free-flying science platform, and they conducted the first Tethered Satellite System (TSS) test flight, a joint project between NASA and the Italian Space Agency.
What does TSS stand for?
TSS stands for Tethered Satellite System
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- Terminal Solid Solubility
- Terminology Summer School
- Terrible Swift Sword (gaming)
- Territory Sales Supervisor
- Test Site Sweden (est. 2006)
- Test Station Synchronization
- Test Suite Specification
- Test Support Squadron (USAF)
- Test System Shell (NCC)
- Test/Topographic Support System
- Textron Six Sigma (mean management)
- The Scooter Scoop (blog)
- The Screen Savers (TechTV show)
- The Seasoned Schemer (programming book)
- The Second Step (Massachusetts)
- The Secret Saturdays (Cartoon)
- The Serpent's Spine (gaming; EverQuest)
- The Server Side (online computing community)
- The Seventh Sign
- The Shooter Society (gaming community)
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The same Tethered Satellite System flew aboard a shuttle in 1992, but the tether snagged like a tangled fishing line after unreeling less than 300 meters.
NASA and the Italian Space Agency cosponsor another mission, the Tethered Satellite System, also slated for a February launch.
The Tethered Satellite System, a joint undertaking of NASA and the Italian Space Agency, will likely pave the way for other experiments-on-a-leash.