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Grandson of Wright Schickli to Be Launched into Lunar Orbit

Ellen Gilkerson | Published on 7/31/2022

Ezra the Earthling, grandson of PACC member Wright Schickli, will be launched into orbit around the moon aboard the KPLO Space Mission.  The orbiter will launch on a SpaceX Falcon-9 rocket from Cape Canaveral … TODAY!* 

BREAKING NEWS:  4 August:  Currently scheduled for 7:08 PM ET:

Well… maybe this is just a teensy bit hyperbolic.  Wright submitted this very cute picture of Ezra in his ice cream cone / donut / cupcake jammies** to Tesla as part of its referral program.  It will be included in a laser-engraved mosaic comprising, based on my estimate***, about 10,000 – 11,000 images.  


Wright says:  I like the black space background and the jumper suit with images of happy things about earth that I would want to share with any so-called alien who might chance upon this mosaic later or earlier
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From bottom to top:
Bottom:  Using the usual (x,y) coordinates, Ezra is located about (68,42****).
Middle:  West of and just a little north of the top of the helmet.  
Top:  Also note a young Elvis-looking guy at about (67,41), one row down and one column left of Ezra.

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The KPLO (Korea Pathfinder Lunar Orbiter) Space Mission is South Korea’s first moon mission.  The orbiter, named Danuri, a blend of two Korean words that mean “moon” and “enjoy”, will orbit the moon for about a year.  Danuri will carry six payloads:  five from South Korean universities and research organizations and one from NASA.






National Aeronautics and Space Administration:

KPLO Launch:


Tesla Mosaic:*****



* Depending on weather and whatever other factors.  If all goes as planned.  If you know what I mean.  You do know what I mean, don’t you?

** To be clear – Ezra was wearing the jammies.  Wright did not submit the image while he, Wright, was wearing the jammies.

*** Using a 6” ruler applied to my computer monitor and using my ~40-year-old / fabulous / most-excellent / never-let-me-down HP-11C calculator.

**** 42:  Answer to the Ultimate Question of Life, The Universe, and Everything.  An auspicious address?

***** Thank You Tesla Owners.  You know who you are.