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#31 MostlyRacers

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Posted 07 February 2018 - 07:48 PM

Besides my first models, one of my fondest memories of childhood is watching Neil Armstrong perform « one small step for man, but a giant leap for mankind ».

It’s good to see that these dreams are still vivid with some people, and especially with someone who also has the means to fulfill them.

Kudos to Elon Musk for the drive, and the out-of-the-box thinking of bringing the rocket back to Earth. Real Sci-fi in my books.

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Posted 07 February 2018 - 07:54 PM

The Tesla is going to go into orbit around the sun....forever........Harv


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#33 Jack

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Posted 07 February 2018 - 07:56 PM

The Tesla is going to go into orbit around the sun....forever........Harv

 

One HOT car indeed!!!


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everyone in the circuit switch off your radios....now switch 'em back on again......


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Posted 07 February 2018 - 08:01 PM

Literally...

 

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#35 MostlyRacers

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Posted 07 February 2018 - 08:01 PM

The Tesla is going to go into orbit around the sun....forever........Harv


Now, that’s a REAL range improvement for an electric car :) ...

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Posted 07 February 2018 - 08:13 PM

Seems like another Tesla Autopilot malfunction...


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Posted 08 February 2018 - 02:41 AM

Footage of the booster landing from another angle worth looking at.

It's shared publicly,  so anyone should be able to see it regardless of Facebook membership or not.

 

[EDIT] Sound up for sonic booms!

 

https://www.facebook...15295014555805/


Edited by kalashnikov-47, 08 February 2018 - 02:42 AM.

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Posted 08 February 2018 - 02:49 AM

I wonder if the people living in Orlando could here the rocket with all those engines?


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Posted 08 February 2018 - 04:48 AM

I can just hear Elon Musk... “(giggle) Dude, we just put a car in space...”
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Posted 08 February 2018 - 05:34 AM

I just think of those poor ET's that will pass it in space and think those stupid earthlings now have the technology to drive in space! Perhaps that will encourage a first contact?

 

As someone posted on YouTube:

Yeah, the Tesla is quick, but has a low top speed, and short range. Elon Musk: “Hold my beer!”


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Posted 08 February 2018 - 01:07 PM

Old hat..... we Brits did it years ago and he had problems with the main lift engine as we did :innocent:

 


Edited by TonyT, 08 February 2018 - 01:07 PM.

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Posted 08 February 2018 - 01:54 PM

Impressive launch and rocket :punk:

 

Also a very impressive burying of Teslas biggest quarterly loss ever :wicked:

 

 

 

You didn't know about this? You see, the launch worked as expected, in every aspect.

 

Regards

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Posted 08 February 2018 - 02:58 PM

Seems like another Tesla Autopilot malfunction...

That was sharp.



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Posted 08 February 2018 - 07:00 PM

Strictly above (any) party lines...

 

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Posted 08 February 2018 - 07:44 PM

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