Skip to comments.US astronauts should use trampolines to get into space, Russian official says
Posted on 04/30/2014 1:25:00 PM PDT by Reaganez
A Russian official angered over new sanctions that the United States imposed on Russia over the Ukraine crisis is suggesting that American astronauts get to the International Space Station by using trampolines instead of rockets. "The United States introduced sanctions against our space industry... We warned them, we will reply to statements with statements, to actions with actions," Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin, who heads Russia's defense industry, said on Twitter, according to Reuters. American astronauts depend on Russian rockets to get to the ISS, but after the U.S. imposed sanctions which deny export licenses for high-tech items that could aid Russias military -- Rogozin offered up a different idea. "I propose that the United States delivers its astronauts to the ISS with the help of a trampoline," he said.
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Sounds like this might be a good time to unveil the new Dragon Mk 2 spaceship that @SpaceX has been working on w @NASA. No trampoline needed
Good thing Obama isn’t the worst President ever. Oh wait...
Maybe a good space- launching trampoline can be added to Obama’s workout routine tomorrow morning?
The Dragon Mk II might be a nice ‘middle finger’ to the Russians. We need to get that sucker into production and man-rated pronto!
We can go back to space whenever we put rational thought above Muslim feelings.
So yes, we should contact a gym supply company soon.
I am glad Mush has a rocket in the works. I am. It should have been that way decades ago with private business taking the lead into space.
But...Obama/Liberals/ Muslim feelings, thus trampoline for a few years until it’s ready.
Getting there is one thing, but if I were an astronaut, getting back is what I would be concerned with.
Having no launch system is great planning by the geniuses at NASA and the 0bama regime. /s
i’m sorry, but that’s pretty funny.
I knew it was stupid to depend on the Russians for rides to and from the station. Although in all fairness this decision was before El-Presidente’s time.
Hey, Muslims are being helped feeling good about themselves. That’s what matters.
If we kept doing what we do whole some sand rat burns dung in a desert tent, do you think that is fair? No, clearly we have to stop being who we are so as not to offend.
But NASA has a new assignment. Muslim outreach. Which is far more important than getting men to and from space.
Months not years.
What Rogozin was trying to say is that Russian women are the best trampolines.
Does it really matter? There should not be one SECOND this country took a back door to anyone and leave itself open to this.
Russia is right to mock the stupidity of the liberal idiots that elected this madness. And unfortunately that means those of us who didn’t as well.
We already got one. It’s called the US Monetary system. /rimshot
Using the ISS and potentially those astronaut’s lives is a line I don’t think Putin will cross.
You know, they used to be called jumpolines until Obama’s mother jumped on one.
(I know, I know. I added nothing to the conversation but I couldn’t resist. )
Never in my 55 years would I have ever believed an American President would be so openly mocked by a pissant country like Russia....
I know I am not supposed to “like” the Russians. But some of their responses are really funny.
Too bad we will eventually have to kick their asses three ways to Sunday.
Eventually Americans will get pissed and remember what they were before they came to deserve that mockery. Hope I live to see it.
Perhaps al-NASAM can somehow perfect the conversion of prayer rugs into magic carpets to enable our astronauts to get into space ;?
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