Can anyone explain why Jeff Bezos is doing the same thing that SpaceX is already doing
To put Richard Branson in his place.
That's a perfectly reasonable motivation.
It also explains the shape of that fairing.
How the hell are we going to kill off the Stupids if you remove a primary source of carbon monoxide poisoning?!
Ok, to be fair, this might balance out push-to-stop on IC automobiles.
You don't have a problem believing mankind being embarrassed when SPACE WHALES drop by to check in on their far distant relatives?!
Is an ayePhone the same thing as an ayeayePhone? Does Charo have an ayayayPhone?
But recent events have convinced me that snagging it out of the air with a giant auto-gyro and flying it back would be the most awesome solution.
Unfortunately, the nearest volcanoes are in the Caribbean. Although operating from St. Kitts might help with recruiting.
When I first came here, this was all swamp.
Everyone said I was daft to land a rocket on a barge, but I built in all the same, just to show them.
It sank into the ocean.
So I built a second one.
And that one sank into the ocean.
So I built a third.
That burned down, fell over, and then sank into the ocean.
But the fourth one stayed up. And that's what you're going to get, Son, the strongest rocket in all of aerospace.
Doug Hughes, 61, a mailman from Ruskin, Florida was arrested for landing a gyro-copter on the West Lawn of the U.S. Capitol.
headline should read
Floridaman lands GYRO-COPTER on US Capitol lawn to save the Republic
coming to save the motherfucking day...
It's Florida. We have lightning. Learn to deal.
1. Launch a sounding rocket from a nearby pad to trigger the lightning, thereby temporarily draining the local electrostatic potential.
2. GO BABY GO GO GO!
like a Boss that ain't 'fraid of no litenin'
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