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Live view from the Tesla orbiting the Earth #4658629 02/07/18 01:53 AM
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Pretty cool.


Re: Live view from the Tesla orbiting the Earth [Re: 02SE] #4658633 02/07/18 01:57 AM
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Thank you. So, when it is supposed to transition from the orbital speed and get the boost to Mars (if at all)?

And it is not live, btw.


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Sorry that it's not live at the moment. It was earlier today.

Re: Live view from the Tesla orbiting the Earth [Re: 02SE] #4658636 02/07/18 02:18 AM
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What?
The dashboard panel has already gone bad on the most nurtured Tesla in the world? Sorry >universe?

Re: Live view from the Tesla orbiting the Earth [Re: 02SE] #4658638 02/07/18 02:21 AM
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I got bagged for calling Musk the modern day PT Barnum a few weeks ago.

Ego driven panspermia...cool.

Re: Live view from the Tesla orbiting the Earth [Re: Shannow] #4658644 02/07/18 02:40 AM
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Easy there Tiger Ö donít get yourself voted off the island Ö
Panspermia TM has already been trademarked as an ever lasting engine (and musk oil) even beyond awesome for mortal land lovers Ö

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Re: Live view from the Tesla orbiting the Earth [Re: Shannow] #4658652 02/07/18 03:30 AM
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That's what being a 20x billionaire will do. He can pretty much "show off" any way he wants. Kind of interesting to see someone with some flare.

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Re: Live view from the Tesla orbiting the Earth [Re: 02SE] #4658658 02/07/18 03:56 AM
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Itís spectacular. Thanks for sharing. Whatís the OCI on the Tesla? Oh wait, it doesnít have engine oil.

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Re: Live view from the Tesla orbiting the Earth [Re: 02SE] #4658663 02/07/18 04:16 AM
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THAT... WAS... AWESOME.
My favorite part was "Don't Panic" on the roadster's flat panel display.

I've come to like Elon Musk. I think they sealed it with the release of the Spacex blooper reel. The dancing rocket at 1:20 cracks me up and the use of John Phillips Sousa's "Liberty Bell March" was spot on.

Amazing achievement, and a reminder that failures are just the price of success.


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At 2:45 there are all sorts of particles flying by. What the heck are they?


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Re: Live view from the Tesla orbiting the Earth [Re: 02SE] #4658719 02/07/18 08:00 AM
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Is it some kind of advertising gimmick too for a write off? After all he stuffed a Tesla in it.


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Re: Live view from the Tesla orbiting the Earth [Re: Snagglefoot] #4658720 02/07/18 08:02 AM
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Is that a live image from a space craft?

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Originally Posted By: Kira
Is that a live image from a space craft?


Since the roadster is in space, I suppose it's a spacecraft...technically...


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Re: Live view from the Tesla orbiting the Earth [Re: Y_K] #4658761 02/07/18 08:37 AM
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Originally Posted By: Y_K
Thank you. So, when it is supposed to transition from the orbital speed and get the boost to Mars (if at all)?

And it is not live, btw.


Burn already happened...and it looks like there was more deltaV than planned, so it's more like Asteroid belt for Aphelion now...


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