Monday, 18 June, 2018

Inspiring SpaceX video highlights the incredible Falcon Heavy launch

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Freda Brock | 12 March, 2018, 01:17

Elon Musk announced Sunday plans for his Mars spaceship to be ready for trips to the red planet by early-to-mid 2019, according to news reports.

He teased one Twitter user before the show that his free ticket to see the billionaire exec would be "worth every penny" and indulged his audience with jokes and answers to unrelated questions, such as who inspires him - Fred Astaire and Kanye West.

SpaceX CEO Elon Musk debuted a new mini-documentary/music video Saturday night at South by Southwest Interactive in Austin, showcasing last month's successful launch of the Falcon Heavy rocket.

"There are a lot of negative things in the world - a lot of awful things happening all the time, lots of problems that need to get solved - but life can not just be about solving one miserable problem after another".

Tottenham's Harry Kane leaves Bournemouth game with injury
The goal was chalked off for offside and Kane remained down so as to receive medical attention. Erik Lamela came on after just 34 minutes as Kane was substituted with an ankle injury.

The recent SpaceX video has been made by Lisa Joy and Jonathan Nolan, co-producers for the HBO original Westworld series, and has been shown at the SWSW 2018 event. Not to be forgetten, the extraordinary mission also featured the iconic Starman in the driver's seat of Musk's very own Tesla Roadster, placed into an orbit around the sun that is likely to remain stable for hundreds of millions of years. "And we were trying to think of an image, something to shock people, and what we came up with was a red sports auto and a David Bowie song", Nolan said.

"There are a lot of awful things happening all over the world, all of the time", Musk said, referring to the launch of Falcon Heavy.

A few weeks removed from launch, Starman and his trusty Roadster are still orbiting in outer space. "There need to be things that inspire you, that make you glad to wake up in the morning". The above video or "trailer" is the result.

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