Elon Musk & the Mission to Mars

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Re: Elon Musk & the Mission to Mars

Post by Token » Fri Jan 29, 2021 9:49 am

The Rod wrote:
Thu Jan 28, 2021 12:22 pm
Said it once and I'l say it again: SLAVES

I mean, are we surprised that the guy who's family fortunes were built on the backs of slavery would be openly advocating for its return in the form of indentured servitude in a colony on a planet un-bound by the laws of Earth?

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Shit brethren, how the fuck do you think white folk made it to America and Australia?

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Re: Elon Musk & the Mission to Mars

Post by BBadger » Tue Feb 02, 2021 6:37 pm

Only at least in Australia you could breathe the air and raise livestock. There is literally nothing on Mars worth humans doing unless you're a scientist or something. Maybe a Mars Only Fans account?

I can't believe Musk thinks that he should be paid to send people live in what would be the most desolate location humans can occupy. The novelty is going to wear off really quick, like being in lockdown for the rest of your life. Enjoy the empty reddish expanse as far as the eye can see. That or the walls of your tiny pod.
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Meanwhile another expensive fireworks show

Post by Ugly Dougly » Tue Feb 02, 2021 8:26 pm

Token wrote:
Fri Jan 29, 2021 9:49 am
The Rod wrote:
Thu Jan 28, 2021 12:22 pm
Said it once and I'l say it again: SLAVES

I mean, are we surprised that the guy who's family fortunes were built on the backs of slavery would be openly advocating for its return in the form of indentured servitude in a colony on a planet un-bound by the laws of Earth?

IMG_1561.JPG
Shit brethren, how the fuck do you think white folk made it to America and Australia?

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Re: Elon Musk & the Mission to Mars

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Re: Elon Musk & the Mission to Mars

Post by Ugly Dougly » Wed Feb 17, 2021 11:24 pm

Here you go. TL:DR, Spacex exaggerates their cost savings "per kilogram". Worth looking at.
https://youtu.be/4TxkE_oYrjU

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Re: Elon Musk & the Mission to Mars

Post by TyraNoah » Mon May 03, 2021 11:54 am

These are great thinkers and people who want to leave a mark in this world. Elon really advocates for innovations and change.

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Re: Elon Musk & the Mission to Mars

Post by lucky420 » Mon May 03, 2021 4:22 pm

Hey Elon, how’s it going ^^^

:) :coffee:
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Re: Elon Musk & the Mission to Mars

Post by wraith » Sun May 09, 2021 9:34 am

KayBur wrote:
Wed May 05, 2021 5:29 am
TyraNoah wrote:
Mon May 03, 2021 11:54 am
These are great thinkers and people who want to leave a mark in this world. Elon really advocates for innovations and change.
I agree that you shouldn't think negatively about Elon Musk. Of course, he makes a lot of money, but he also brought a lot of cool things into the world that benefit humanity.
The sole contribution to humanity Musk has ever made is incidentally financing some people with good ideas in his ongoing quest to pad his own ego. He is a bad human being who came out of unearned wealth and privilege on the back of an apartheid state, and has been the showcase example of someone consistently failing upward due to having no positive qualities except a substantial bank balance.

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Re: Elon Musk & the Mission to Mars

Post by Token » Wed May 12, 2021 11:04 am

wraith wrote:
Sun May 09, 2021 9:34 am
KayBur wrote:
Wed May 05, 2021 5:29 am
TyraNoah wrote:
Mon May 03, 2021 11:54 am
These are great thinkers and people who want to leave a mark in this world. Elon really advocates for innovations and change.
I agree that you shouldn't think negatively about Elon Musk. Of course, he makes a lot of money, but he also brought a lot of cool things into the world that benefit humanity.
The sole contribution to humanity Musk has ever made is incidentally financing some people with good ideas in his ongoing quest to pad his own ego. He is a bad human being who came out of unearned wealth and privilege on the back of an apartheid state, and has been the showcase example of someone consistently failing upward due to having no positive qualities except a substantial bank balance.
Elon Musk could pull his face off tomorrow and reveal he is a lizard and I wouldn’t give two fucks about it.

The man built a fucking StarShip!

Flew it up, belly-flopped it down, landed the fucker!

When he brings it to BRC in 202x it will make the 747 look like pre-coital drip.

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Re: Elon Musk & the Mission to Mars

Post by lucky420 » Wed May 12, 2021 5:39 pm

Token wrote:
Wed May 12, 2021 11:04 am
wraith wrote:
Sun May 09, 2021 9:34 am
KayBur wrote:
Wed May 05, 2021 5:29 am


I agree that you shouldn't think negatively about Elon Musk. Of course, he makes a lot of money, but he also brought a lot of cool things into the world that benefit humanity.
The sole contribution to humanity Musk has ever made is incidentally financing some people with good ideas in his ongoing quest to pad his own ego. He is a bad human being who came out of unearned wealth and privilege on the back of an apartheid state, and has been the showcase example of someone consistently failing upward due to having no positive qualities except a substantial bank balance.
Elon Musk could pull his face off tomorrow and reveal he is a lizard and I wouldn’t give two fucks about it.

The man built a fucking StarShip!

Flew it up, belly-flopped it down, landed the fucker!

When he brings it to BRC in 202x it will make the 747 look like pre-coital drip.
Wait, what? Musk was the pilot? Did not know that
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Re: Elon Musk & the Mission to Mars

Post by The Rod » Thu May 13, 2021 8:19 am

The man didn’t do shit except be born rich and take all the credit for it.

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Re: Elon Musk & the Mission to Mars

Post by lucky420 » Thu May 13, 2021 9:52 am

The Rod wrote:
Thu May 13, 2021 8:19 am
The man didn’t do shit except be born rich and take all the credit for it.
:wink: :coffee:
Oh my god, it's HUGE!

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Re: Elon Musk & the Mission to Mars

Post by FlyingMonkey » Thu May 13, 2021 1:54 pm

lucky420 wrote:
Mon May 03, 2021 4:22 pm
Hey Elon, how’s it going ^^^

:) :coffee:
*snort*

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Re: Elon Musk & the Mission to Mars

Post by lucky420 » Thu Jun 03, 2021 5:51 am

Oh ffs, fo with your nonsense ^^

I’m being nice
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Re: Elon Musk & the Mission to Mars

Post by burner von braun » Thu Jun 03, 2021 7:10 pm

Just to be clear, there was a "commodifying' post up there between FlyingMonkey and Lucky's posts. I flagged it and it's gone now (thanks as always mods!), but it makes remaining posts sometimes appear awkward. :twisted:

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Re: Elon Musk & the Mission to Mars

Post by lucky420 » Fri Jun 04, 2021 5:04 am

burner von braun wrote:
Thu Jun 03, 2021 7:10 pm
Just to be clear, there was a "commodifying' post up there between FlyingMonkey and Lucky's posts. I flagged it and it's gone now (thanks as always mods!), but it makes remaining posts sometimes appear awkward. :twisted:
:D Thank you burner von braun :coffee:
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Re: Elon Musk & the Mission to Mars

Post by burner von braun » Fri Jun 04, 2021 2:29 pm

:coffee: :D

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Re: Elon Musk & the Mission to Mars

Post by wraith » Sat Jun 19, 2021 10:27 am

Token wrote:
Wed May 12, 2021 11:04 am
wraith wrote:
Sun May 09, 2021 9:34 am
KayBur wrote:
Wed May 05, 2021 5:29 am


I agree that you shouldn't think negatively about Elon Musk. Of course, he makes a lot of money, but he also brought a lot of cool things into the world that benefit humanity.
The sole contribution to humanity Musk has ever made is incidentally financing some people with good ideas in his ongoing quest to pad his own ego. He is a bad human being who came out of unearned wealth and privilege on the back of an apartheid state, and has been the showcase example of someone consistently failing upward due to having no positive qualities except a substantial bank balance.
Elon Musk could pull his face off tomorrow and reveal he is a lizard and I wouldn’t give two fucks about it.

The man built a fucking StarShip!

Flew it up, belly-flopped it down, landed the fucker!

When he brings it to BRC in 202x it will make the 747 look like pre-coital drip.
Oh, you'll see him at BRC, he's busy wiping his ass on low earth orbit so we'll have a wonderful view of the grid of 48k LEO sats StarLink wants to put up instead of the stars over the deep desert.

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Re: Elon Musk & the Mission to Mars

Post by some seeing eye » Mon Jun 21, 2021 4:15 pm

Tens of Thousands Sign Petition to Stop Jeff Bezos from Returning to Earth

https://www.npr.org/2021/06/20/10085598 ... g-to-earth

I would add Peter not-your-pal Thiel with a net worth of $5B to that list of one way space travelers, along with DJ hotels-in-space T.

https://www.politico.com/news/2021/05/1 ... nor-488799
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Re: Elon Musk & the Mission to Mars

Post by Molotov » Tue Jun 22, 2021 6:49 am

I can't wait to drive my Tesla Cybertruck with my travel trailer to the Playa. It will be a glorious return!
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Re: Elon Musk & the Mission to Mars

Post by wraith » Thu Jul 29, 2021 9:20 pm

Seems like the perfect self-reliant vehicle to drive out 125+ miles from the nearest charger and park for a week on a surface it may sink into.

Sure hope somebody's got a 240v jump pack to rescue your ass. :D

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