S t e v e  M u r r a y
Instrument Builder and Chandra X-ray astronomer
Chandra X-ray Observatory

    Our team spent 30 days at TRW in Redondo Beach, CA for a Thermal-Vacumm test with no time off running a 24/7 operation working 12 hour shifts. As the test finally ran to conclusion, we decided to play a joke on the TRW test conductors. We (Jon Chappell and Geral Austin are shown in the picture.) all donned our Marx Brothers glasses and waited for the test conductors to come to ask if we were satisfied with the test and ready to call it completed.

Naturally they were so tired that at first they didn't even notice our faces, then the reality hit and we all had a great laugh!





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