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  • Now that Spacex has launched, if I were Boeing....

    05/30/2020 2:57:38 PM PDT · by Shark24 · 36 replies
    Youtube ^ | Dec 1, 2000? | United Air LInes
    Time to reconnect with customers
  • Remarks by President Trump After Viewing SpaceX Demonstration Mission 2 Lauch

    05/31/2020 9:43:22 AM PDT · by ransomnote · 9 replies
    whitehouse.gov ^ | May 30, 2020 | President Donald J Trump and others
    Kennedy Space Center Cape Canaveral, Florida  3:25 P.M. EDT   Q    Mr. President, what did you think?  THE PRESIDENT:  It’s incredible — the technology, the power.  I’m so proud of the people at NASA — all the people that worked together, public and private.When you see a sight like that, it’s incredible.  The power of that machine and the danger — no matter how you figure.  When you — when you hear that sound, and you hear all of that — the roar — you can imagine how dangerous it is.  When you feel the shake — and we’re...
  • 'It's a go': Elon Musk blasts two astronauts into space in historic Spacex launch to the ISS bringing back manned spaceflight to America for the fist time in NINE years as Trump watches from pad

    05/30/2020 12:41:25 PM PDT · by Albion Wilde · 213 replies
    DailyMail ^ | 30 May 2020 | STACY LIBERATORE, LUKE ANDREWS and MARK DUELL
    NASA and SpaceX have launched the Falcon 9 from Kennedy Space Center to the International Space Station Astronauts Bob Behnken and Doug Hurley took off in Crew Dragon atop Falcon 9 at 3.22pm Eastern Time This is the second attempt of Launch America - the initial launch was scrubbed Wed. due to poor weather Crew Dragon will send Hurley and Behnken on a 19-hour ride to the International Space Station
  • Space X Crew Dragon Demo 2 Live Thread

    05/30/2020 9:40:24 AM PDT · by cll · 287 replies
    Crew ingress in progress. Second time is the charm. The hell with bad news. Onward, forward, skyward and spaceward! Godspeed Bob and Dough! And all ya'alls, take the red pill.
  • Making History: NASA and SpaceX Launch Astronauts to Space! (3:22 PM EDT, stream starts 11AM)

    05/30/2020 5:49:58 AM PDT · by PghBaldy · 16 replies
    NASA Youtube Stream ^ | May 30 | Staff
    Watch history unfold on Saturday, May 30, as NASA and SpaceX launch astronauts Robert Behnken and Douglas Hurley to the International Space Station. This mission marks the first time since the retirement of the space shuttle in 2011 that humans will fly to the space station from U.S. soil. The mission's first launch attempt on Wednesday, May 27 was scrubbed due to weather conditions. Tune in starting at 11 a.m. EDT as NASA and SpaceX provide joint, live coverage from launch to arrival at the space station. Teams are targeting 3:22 p.m. EDT for the launch of the SpaceX Crew...
  • SpaceX's Starship SN4 prototype explodes after rocket engine test

    05/29/2020 1:17:45 PM PDT · by amorphous · 58 replies
    Space.com ^ | 29 May 2020 | Tariq Malik
    SpaceX's latest Starship prototype exploded just after an engine test Friday, erupting in a dramatic fireball at the spaceflight company's South Texas proving grounds. The Starship SN4 prototype exploded shortly before 2 p.m. CDT (3 p.m. EDT) at SpaceX's test facility near Boca Chica, Texas according to a video provided by the South Padre Island tourism site SPadre.com. The explosion occurred about a minute after a short test of its Raptor rocket engine, but it was unclear what caused the conflagration.
  • Grimes and Elon Musk change babys name to X A-Xii to comply with law

    05/29/2020 3:54:05 PM PDT · by BenLurkin · 57 replies
    page6 ^ | May 25, 2020 | Francesca Bacardi
    Goodbye, X A-12. Hello, X A-Xii. Grimes and Elon Musk have changed their baby boys name, the Miss Anthropocene singer said, after it failed to comply with California law. The 32-year-old new mom shared the news on Instagram after a follower asked her what the babys new name was. Its unclear whether the couple has finally come to an agreement about how to pronounce their sons name. X A-Xii, she answered in the comments. She later added, Roman numerals. Looks better tbh, when a separate fan noted she removed the numbers to conform [sic] to California law....
  • Elon Musk, Jay Leno and the 2021 Cybertruck (Full Segment) Jay Leno's Garage

    05/28/2020 9:10:04 PM PDT · by SunkenCiv · 28 replies
    CNBC Prime via YouTube ^ | Published on May 28, 2020 | Jay Leno, Elon Musk
  • Remarks by President Trump During SpaceX Demonstration Mission 2 Launch Briefing | Merritt Island, FL

    05/27/2020 5:10:23 PM PDT · by ransomnote · 5 replies
    whitehouse.gov ^ | May 27, 2020 | President Donald J Trump
    Kennedy Space Center Merritt Island, Florida3:47 P.M. EDTTHE PRESIDENT:  Well, thank you very much.  I just want to say this is a very exciting day for our country.  We have been at this long and hard for three and a half years.I want to thank Elon for — who’s been a friend of mine for a very long time, somebody I have great respect for.  But this is 24/7 for you.  You’re always thinking about this.  You’re thinking about other things, too; you have plenty to think about.  But this has been your baby.MR. MUSK:  This is the top...
  • Space X Crew Dragon Launch - Live Thread [Scrubbed for today]

    05/27/2020 11:17:12 AM PDT · by cll · 245 replies
    NASA TV ^ | 5/27/2020
    First commercial, manned space flight in history. First American manned space flight since the end of the Space Shuttle program in 2011.
  • SpaceXs Historic Launch Should Inspire More Of Us To Take Risks

    05/27/2020 7:25:20 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 54 replies
    The Federalist ^ | May 27, 2020 | Helen Raleigh
    Amid the pandemic, the SpaceX launch should inspire us to be risk-takers, trying new things and starting new ventures. We can only achieve great things if we don't let fear dictate how we live our lives. Two American astronauts, Doug Hurley and Bob Behnken, will strap themselves in the Dragon capsule, which sits on top of the Falcon 9 rocket — both built by Elon Musk’s company SpaceX — and depart for the International Space Station on May 27.This extraordinary event embodies much historic significance. The Falcon 9 rocket will be launched from the same launch pad at the Kennedy...
  • Hertz, Car Rental Pioneer, Files for Bankruptcy Protection

    05/22/2020 8:15:29 PM PDT · by John W · 75 replies
    New York Times ^ | May 22, 2020 | Niraj Chokshi
    Hertz, which started with a fleet of a dozen Ford Model Ts a century ago and became one of the worlds largest car rental companies, filed for bankruptcy protection on Friday after falling victim to its mountain of debt. The coronavirus pandemic has devastated Hertz by grounding business travelers and tourists, making it impossible for the company to continue paying its lenders. A sharp drop in used car prices has also decreased the value of its fleet. They were doing quite well, but when you turn off the revenues and you own all these cars and all of a sudden...
  • Astronauts perform one last dress rehearsal for big SpaceX launch next week

    05/24/2020 5:22:02 AM PDT · by Moonman62 · 20 replies
    SPACE.COM ^ | 05/23/20 | Tariq Malik
    Two NASA astronauts climbed inside their SpaceX spaceship today (May 23) for one last rehearsal ahead of a historic launch into orbit next week. Astronauts Bob Behknen and Doug Hurley (along with NASA and SpaceX mission teams) performed the "dry run" test for their upcoming test flight on a SpaceX Crew Dragon capsule. The mission, NASA's first crewed launch from U.S. soil since 2011, will launch from Pad 39A of Kennedy Space Center in Florida on Wednesday (May 27) at 4:33 p.m. EDT (2033 GMT). "Exciting couple of days here at NASA Kennedy!" Behnken wrote on Twitter Friday ahead of...
  • NASA and SpaceX to launch astronauts into orbit this week on Crew Dragon spacecraft

    05/25/2020 1:05:52 PM PDT · by aquila48 · 39 replies
    Space.com ^ | 5/24/20 | Chelsea Gohd
    This week, astronauts will take off from American soil for the first time since 2011, riding aboard a SpaceX capsule in a historic test flight to the International Space Station. On Wednesday (May 27) at 4:33 p.m. EDT (2033 GMT), veteran NASA astronauts Bob Behnken and Doug Hurley will launch as co-commanders on SpaceX's Crew Dragon vehicle, which will lift off on a Falcon 9 rocket from NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida. The mission, known as Demo-2, will fly the astronauts to the International Space Station. They are scheduled to arrive at the space station on May 28 and...
  • Days before landmark launch, NASAs head of human spaceflight quits due to mistake

    05/19/2020 8:37:19 PM PDT · by BenLurkin · 19 replies
    Yahoo ^ | May 19, 2020 | Alan Boyle
    NASAs top executive concentrating on human spaceflight, Doug Loverro, has resigned just a week before the scheduled start of a milestone space mission. Loverro became NASAs associate administrator for human exploration and operations last December, and was playing a leading role in NASAs Artemis moon program as well as preparations for next weeks launch of a SpaceX Crew Dragon mission to the International Space Station. That mission, set for liftoff on May 27 from NASAs Kennedy Space Center in Florida, is due to send NASA astronauts Doug Hurley and Bob Behnken to the station for a stay that could last...
  • Elon Musk is rallying voters to vote for Trump

    05/18/2020 7:21:55 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 63 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 05/18/2020 | Monica Showalter
    Greenie car manufacturer Elon Musk, who has 34 million Twitter followers, has effectively told them all to go vote for President Trump, using a popular vernacular: Take the red pill 🌹— Elon Musk (@elonmusk) May 17, 2020  Fox News calls that a 'cryptic' tweet, but I suspect that's some leftist headline writer's doing, because the story itself indicates the writer knows perfectly well what is going on: "Take the red pill" is a line from the popular 1999 movie “The Matrix” about seeking the unvarnished truth: "You take the blue pill, the story ends, you wake up in your bed and believe whatever you...
  • Lilly Wachowski Tells Elon Musk and Ivanka Trump F Both of You After They Quote The Matrix

    05/18/2020 2:38:41 AM PDT · by ZagFan · 39 replies
    yahoo.com ^ | 5-17-2020 | Jeremy Fuster
    A note to conservatives: Lilly Wachowski probably will not like it when you quote The Matrix. On Sunday, Tesla founder Elon Musk tweeted that people should take the red pill, advice that Donald Trumps daughter Ivanka retweeted with the enthusiastic comment Taken! Back in 1999, the red pill was a pivotal moment in The Matrix, as Neo is offered the choice to either take a blue pill and forget about the Matrix or to take the red pill and be revealed the truth about how the Matrix has been used by machines to enslave the entire human race. Musks comment...
  • Elon Musk stirs the pot with cryptic 'red pill' tweet

    05/17/2020 7:25:31 PM PDT · by Hojczyk · 34 replies
    Fox News ^ | May 17,2020 | By Frank Miles
    Tech billionaire Elon Musk, who has emerged as a champion of defying stay-home orders intended to stop the coronavirus from spreading, may have come out as a conservative on Twitter Sunday. "Take the red pill" the Tesla CEO wrote in a cryptic tweet to his 34 million followers. Some followers saw it as a sign that Musk was pushing for the conservative cause. Adviser to the president and first daughter Ivanka Trump later retweeted it, adding the word: Taken! Take the red pill" is a line from the popular 1999 movie The Matrix about seeking the unvarnished truth: "You take...
  • Elon Musk Lists 4 More Homes For $62.5 Million

    05/17/2020 7:13:08 PM PDT · by Hojczyk · 47 replies
    Canyon News ^ | May 16,2020 | By Sahana Kaur -
    BEL AIROn Thursday, May 14, Tesla co-founder Elon Musk listed four of his Bel Air mansions for a total of $62.5 million. Since this move comes a week after Musk listed two other homes in the same area, all of his Bel Air properties are now for sale for a combined total of $102 million. This barrage of listings comes shortly after he Tweeted: I am selling almost all physical possessions. Will own no house. When Twitter user @kulpability asked Musk if he was doing it because you need the cash or to protest the world burning down, he responded...
  • Elon Musk: Politicians 'who stole our liberty' should be 'tarred, feathered & thrown out of town!'

    05/16/2020 12:44:15 PM PDT · by MinorityRepublican · 73 replies
    The Washington Examiner ^ | May 16, 2020 | By Spencer Neale
    The founder of Tesla thinks that "politicians and unelected bureaucrats" who have abused their power during the coronavirus pandemic deserve to be punished for their decisions to shut down state economies across the country.