"The launch was to demonstrate that the Falcon was not only reusable, but the Falcon Heavy can carry a large payload. So to test it, Elon Musk sent up his own Tesla convertible with a dummy astronaut at the wheel, blasting David Bowie's 'Life on Mars.'
That's right, this is absolutely true—a giant phallus cranking rock 'n' roll, releasing a red convertible into the dark void.
And the award for Most Midlife Crisis goes to Elon Musk."
I heard the 'pedo' comment thing and had assumed it was one of these hilarious parody-news things that are everywhere these days, but I've since learned he actually said it. Fucking hell, what a fruitloop.
SpaceX, the private rocket company of billionaire entrepreneur Elon Musk, launched two Americans into orbit from Florida on Saturday in a landmark mission marking the first spaceflight of NASA astronauts from U.S. soil in nine years.