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SpaceX fires electric car into space; to orbit sun

PostWed Feb 07, 2018 7:13 am

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/ ... -MARS.html

We knew our destiny is in the stars. Elon Musk, despite the rioting negros virtually next door, has fired off the world's most powerful rocket, which will end up orbiting the sun at the same distance as mars.

The really impressive part to me was the two boosters, which dropped off after the first stage of launch and made a firm, upright landing on designated pads to be reused!
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Re: SpaceX fires electric car into space; to orbit sun

PostWed Feb 07, 2018 4:09 pm

Corvette beat the roadster back in '81...

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Re: SpaceX fires electric car into space; to orbit sun

PostSun Feb 11, 2018 8:05 pm

Wade says, "NTS ALMOST got it right!"

NTS posted...

I did of course marvel at how Elon Musk was able to send his Tesla convertible
as the payload for this flight into outer space to be a new probe that will take
a parabolic path beyond Mars orbit and into the asteroid belt.... The idea for
the car and the "spaceman" stems from the 1981 science fiction animated classic
movie 'Heavy Metal', where in the opening sequence called 'spaceman' you see a
Thunderbird convertible being dropped from a Space Shuttle to re-enter the Earth's
atmosphere, all to the tune of "Radar Rider" by an old band called Riggs.....
Yes you can watch that video by going to YouTube and typing in "Riggs, Radar Rider"
for yourselves... It is a hoot, and I must applaud Musk for this tongue and cheek
approach in using it for his new space probe...

http://northerntruthseeker.blogspot.com ... ay_10.html

Wade says, "No problem, NTS...we all make make make mistakes! It was a Corvette convertible!"

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