I thought of those words during the thrilling test launch of "Space-X Falcon Heavy" this afternoon.
The large rockets made a beautiful sight but that is hardly all.
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Falcon Heavy paid homage to Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy with Starman in a Tesla put into space.
And, then, as if all of this wasn't enough, the two side boosters came back to earth in a simultaneous landing.
|The two side boosters landing at upper left, closeup of one of them at upper right.|
This was an amazing, and thrilling, test. Innovation and science are really cool regardless of which branch of science scores that latest achievement. I hope science teachers throughout our nation use this as an example.
Addition: The image below was a capture from their live feed a few moments ago. Just wow.
If you wish to follow the live feed, click here. Make sure you click the "Live" button at the bottom.
Addition II: Elton Musk, the owner of Space-X and Tesla, just sent this image out on Instagram. It is on a printed circuit board inside the launched Tesla.