Elon Musk has a lot on his mind right now. Falcon Heavy, the biggest rocket his Space X operation has yet built - the biggest rocket anyone has built since the Saturn V - is sitting upright on its launch site in Florida. Uncertainty still surrounds Space X’s previous launch, the Falcon 9.
Did the “Zuma” satellite - a US government project so secret we’re not allowed to know which agency coughed up the billions for it - actually make it into orbit when it was launched on January 8th? Or did it fall back to earth like Space X’s Falcon 9 rocket did (in its own, unique controlled manner; landing upright and ready to be used again, the leitmotif of the Falcon programme and still - even after 20 plus successful landings - one of the wonders of the modern world)?
You’d think a man who’s nailed reverse-parking rockets could get his extraordinary brain around building a few cars. Actually, a lot of...
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