Building on the Work of THEMIS

The MMS mission will expand on the work of the previous THEMIS missions. The four satellites will fly in formation and be able to maintain their alignment with respect to each other by using GPS and sharing their location data with each other. Before I moved on to work on the ASTRO-H mission, I worked on the development of the prototype GPS receivers and other navigation radios for MMS.

Video Credit: NASA

Team Kimberlin Post of the Day

One of the reasons that The Dread Pro-Se Kimberlin’s second amended complaint in the Kimberlin v. The Universe, et al. RICO Madness ran way over the 50-page limit established by the Court’s Local Rule is that he include a lot of extraneous material that doesn’t support his case. Consider this:ECF 135-33TDPK never explains how anything Team Themis might have done is in anyway connected with any defendant in the RICO Madness. If he could prove that any tortuous conduct occurred, he should sue Team Themis, the U. S. Chamber of Commerce, and the FBI. Not us.

However, since he brings up the subject, take a look at the list of “targets.” Brett Kimberlin and Brad Friedman are the co-founders of Velvet Revolution US, and Friedman is one of its directors. Justice Through Music and Velvet Revolution are the two not-for-profits that provide Kimberlin his day-to-day employment. Stop the Chamber is a fund raising activity operating under the wing of Velvet Revolution.


Meanwhile, the timers is ticking down on TDPK’s omnibus opposition to the motions to dismiss the RICO Madness. It’s due two weeks from tomorrow.

The contest to spot TDPK’s truly magnificent error in his motion for a new trial in the Kimberlin v. Walker, et al. case is still running. There have been some great entries, but no one has found what Aaron Walker noticed. Yet.

Jabba the Cabin Boy™

Buffalo channels Tantooine.buffalosnowUPDATE—I have been informed that Bill Schmalfeldt has posted an image that completely shows the original post above on his schmalfeldt dot org website. I believe that is a violation of the settlement agreement for the Hoge v. Schmalfeldt lawsuit. I hope that he will take the image down and eliminate the need for me to enforce the agreement.

UPDATE 2—I received this comment this evening to an earlier post. It appears to be a violation of the current peace order.BS201411220100Z

If You Like Your Plan, We May Change It

It’s always interesting to see what documents get dumped on a Friday afternoon. Yesterday, the dump included 30,000 “found” Lois Lerner emails and 300 pages of proposed Obamacare regulations. One of the proposed changes would allow the Department of Health and Human Services to move you to the cheapest plan in your coverage tier if you didn’t specifically reenroll in your current plan during open enrollment.

Of course, you could wind up with a plan that doesn’t provide reasonable access to a key service you need or that excludes the team of doctors treating your current condition, but don’t worry. Our betters really know what’s good for us.