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Cars In Space, 1979: Everything New Is Old Again

INCOMING!

“When I get to the bottom I go back to the top of the slide
Where I stop and I turn and I go for a ride
Till I get to the bottom and I see you again

Do, don’t you want me to love you
I’m coming down fast but I’m miles above you
Tell me, tell me, tell me, come on tell me the answer
Well, you may be a lover but you ain’t no dancer

Helter skelter, helter skelter
Helter skelter”

BETWEEN THEN AND NOW:

2014: WERE WE NUTS when we pointed to the moon? That’s right. We went up there, and you know what we got? Bored. So we left. We’ve got a car up there and we left the keys in it. You know why? Because we’re the only ones going back up there. That’s why. But I digress…..

MEANWHILE, BACK IN THE FUTURE….LIVE NOW! SpaceX Live Views of Starman CAR IN SPACE!

Started streaming on Feb 6, 2018

On February 6th 3:45pm EST SpaceX launched their amazing Falcon Heavy rocket. In the nose of the rocket was STARMAN sitting in his Tesla car!

It is hoped the car will be thrown into an elliptical orbit that stretches out to Mars’ orbit around the Sun.

The car will take at least six months to travel the 200 million miles to Mars.

Alert the Authorities!

{ 5 comments… add one }
  • Bunny February 11, 2018, 5:40 AM

    Cool. Debunk, please.
    https://youtu.be/XP5_aWM62nM

  • ghostsniper February 11, 2018, 12:52 PM
  • Bunny February 11, 2018, 1:12 PM

    Think I’ll pass.

  • Larry Geiger February 12, 2018, 6:09 AM

    It was a nice rumble but not as good as a Saturn V. I think that it’s because of the five F1 engines as oppose to the 27 little Merlins. An F1 is so big that every once in a while it not only rumbled but it sort of popped. Sent a wave of sound across the landscape. However, the sonic boom when the boosters come back still startles me. I was usually ready for it when the Shuttle came back but these boosters always seem to surprise me.

  • ghostsniper February 12, 2018, 9:11 AM

    @Larry, I was living in Fort Myers, FL when that Saturn was burning up the strato’s and could see it plainly in broad daylight though it was about 150 miles away. I would hold my left cheek against the window jamb in the bedroom and put a pencil mark on the sill for each launch. See, from that far away it had to be quite a ways up in the air before I could see it and the wind was always different so the rocket would “arch” in different directions. After a couple minutes the fire would disappear as the 1st stage dropped away and the new flame was still visible but noticeably smaller. The moon launch happened in the summer of my 14th year and I had not been tarnished yet by the knowledge of the behavior of this rotten assed gov’t and always looked forward to the next launch.

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