1. KingVamp

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    If you missed it or want to see the launch again, they are replaying clips. You can also watch the stream from the beginning. You can also watch the scrubbed launch from Wednesday's stream.
    Naming of the capsule.


    If you can and want to see them dock live, be up before this time.
    Hopefully the rest of the trip goes as well and this is just the first of many flights, including one to Mars and beyond.


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    Just to give everyone a little insight into how my mind works.
    First thought: Those are some pretty cheap looking IPS panels.
    Second thought: Oh touchscreen interfaces, what could go wrong.. ;)

    edit: Third thought - why does this remind me of a cheap Twitch stream trying to sell viewers on whatever the guys sponsor sells, so much? Oh, because its commercial, right.. ;)

    Epic thoughts finished for the crew: "I'm sure [my kids, and not just their toy] would rather be here, given the opportunity, floating in space..." BUT THEY CANT AFFORD IT! HAHA, KIDS DONT HAVE THAT MONEY. ;) I'M SAYING THE TOY IS MORE IMPORTANT THAN MY KIDS. HI KIDS! ;) IF YOU ARE RICH AND WANT TO BOOK A FLIGHT, BETTER BRING YOUR KIDS. BE A BETTER PERSON THAN ME. THIS THING HAS SEVEN SEATS! ;) I cant confirm or deny, if we are working on a family package.

    Maybe buy a tesla instead. (Camera focused on a NASA branded white Tesla for about 10 minutes in the 'live stream' as I took a peek.).
     
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    Space station disneyland confirmed for 2050?

    (Musk was unavailable for comment.
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    They are talking about the docking now.
     
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    They have docked.
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    Well, that's it, until the flight back to Earth.
     
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    imagine trusting getting on something made by spacex/Elon Musk
    how many of those rocctes exploded in the past .how many tesla's have exploded into flames how many tesla solar panels have exploded into flames and burned down the buildings they were attached to , literally everything mucsk makes exploded into flames, i would fell much safer getting on a NASA (Not A Safe Airlines) vehicle any day
     
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    You've got to have guts to go into space! Can't let a few test explosions put you off. After all, blowing up in a fiery inferno could be considered a mercy next to what space will do to your body.
     
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    I have to excuse my behavior. ;) But I couldnt get past the fact, that if you merge something that stood for 'the dream of mankind to go farther' and 'the idealistic project of a nation' (all of it PR sure, but still - inspiring), with cheap sales patter and people that do a flip in zero gravity - because 'the chat asked for it' -- on the surface level, it feels like a setback.. ;)

    At the same time we know, that this, with current propulsion technology can never become a 'mass phenomenon' many people would be able to enjoy.

    And just knowing that this means, that the US doesnt have to charter Soyuz missiles to get stuff into orbit for the next 30 years, also doesnt strike my fancy. :)

    At the same time it doesnt seem to have been instituted as a moonshot for the technology transfer (usually still from government to the private sector) either.

    So for whom does this work? Scientists, that are in search for something cool currently? ;) (A way to pool rocket scientists? ;) ) What is this project? Just a commercial venture? The beginning of low orbit internet...? Something else? Nothing? ;)

    If anyone has an idea, post it.
     
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    First human?? I thought that was in 1961...
     
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    First human in space via SpaceX, not in general.
     
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