Winnson wrote:Masato wrote:This Elon Musk guy supposedly has billions of dollars and the absolute highest technology... and is planning his biggest endeavor yet; to take 2 rich passengers on a flight towards the moon, loop around, and back.
But didn't they do that over 40 years ago (1969)? Didn't they not just go to the moon and back, but actually LAND, get out of their craft, walk around, play golf, and drive a jeep?
Why by any stretch of the imagination should this be a difficult or impressive feat for Elon Musk to accomplish?
Exactly. It would be a miracle to do something we did 50 years ago no sweat several times with narry a hiccup. If it looks, smells and tastes like a bunch of bullshit, it's probably a bunch of bullshit. How rich would Elon Musk be without Government subsidies? He's a billionaire welfare queen.
Ya why would government be suddenly investing in private space tech, when they have been funneling TRILLIONS into NASA for decades?
And by doing so, they kind of got humiliated, this Tesla Car stunt looks way cooler than anything NASA has boasted for a hella long time
NASA to me has always looked like a charade, a front for mountains of secret black operations and financing
Making a shift to suddenly supporting privates like Musk is kind of a weird move imo, worthy of pondering and keeping an eye on.
I'd like to see a rebuttle to the 'no stars' observation. There has been considerable controversy over this over the history of NASA space travel, some astronauts say you can see lots, some astronauts say you can't see them, others (like Neil Armstrong and co for example) seem confused at the question and 'can't quite recall' lol
Shoudn't this be a relatively easy question to answer scientifically?