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SpaceX has launched its nineteenth resupply mission to the International Space Station (ISS) on behalf of NASA.
The Dragon cargo craft used in this launch has actually made this trip twice before — first in 2014, and then in 2017. Both times after returning it was recovered from the Atlantic Ocean and refurbished by SpaceX in order to fly again.
originally posted by: Quantumgamer1776
a reply to: Zaphod58
Yeah I see people bring up Elon taking government money as a reason to hate him, and allusions to shady business practices but I’ve never seen any specifics from his skeptics. Il admit I’ve never looked into the claims much, maybe I just want my image of him to stay positive for selfish reasons. I wouldn’t say he’s my hero but he does have a heroic status, so maybe I want to stay willfully ignorant so I can pretend people like that are real.
originally posted by: Zaphod58
a reply to: Quantumgamer1776
I don't want to see them fail, but the stories I've heard from the other side of things paints a less rosy picture of both Tesla and SpaceX. But of course when it comes up in discussions it just gets passed off as normal business practices.