Because every other time we’ve gone in and trained “rebels” it’s turned out great…
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Yes, for those of you who weren’t around here in early 2011, I was an actual honest to goodness rocket engineer for a few weeks.
And the engine I helped ready exploded quite spectacularly.
Much like SpaceX’s Falcon 9R just did (though ours was just on the ground in a test stand).
But the thing I remember most was that when it blew up, taking the metal building it was in with it, with debris landing a half mile away, the head engineer just sort of nodded and said “Interesting.”
It’s a rocket with legs, because SpaceX is cool that way. I’m super psyched for this next launch!
SpaceX is on a roll with their high-orbit stuff.
Did I mention that they’re up to about 50 missions with 5 BILLION dollars worth of satellite launch contracts? I have only two words for that–
IT’S AN X-CLASS SOLAR FLARE! 1.2 X’S, EVEN!
All of which means if you live in the polar regions you’re going to have some pretty lights in the sky.