Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite
Commonly known as TESS, the Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite was launched in April 2018 on a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket. Picking up the exoplanet-hunting torch from the Kepler Space Telescope to survey an area 400 times larger than before. Equipped with 4 identical wide-angle camera's TESS is expected to find more than 20000 exoplanets including 500 to 1000 Earth-sized and Super Earth-sized planets during its mission.
These fine knit socks have a shiny silver metallic print featuring the four characteristic camera lens hoods of TESS. The perfect gift for any astronomy professional or space enthusiast.
10% donated to STEM for Her
for every pair sold
Cotton 81%, polyamide 16%, elastane 3%. 100% science!
Your ScienceSocks will be handmade and made to order in Ann Arbor, Michigan. Actual product may differ slightly from the photos due to the handmade nature.
Turn inside out, machine wash cold
Do not iron