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Branson or Bezos?

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Which would you choose to experience space?

I’d prolly go with Virgin Galactic, it indeed looks like a better space experience. Of course if I had the bucks, I’d do both….
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Docbroke wrote: July 20th, 2021, 8:59 am Which would you choose to experience space?

I’d prolly go with Virgin Galactic, it indeed looks like a better space experience. Of course if I had the bucks, I’d do both….
I believe I would choose Bezos.
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I chose Elon Musk the African American, but he’s not mentioned.
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Mouth Of Chaos wrote: July 20th, 2021, 11:30 am I chose Elon Musk the African American, but he’s not mentioned.
He hasn’t earned his wings yet….
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Docbroke wrote: July 20th, 2021, 8:59 am Which would you choose to experience space?

I’d prolly go with Virgin Galactic, it indeed looks like a better space experience. Of course if I had the bucks, I’d do both….
Foolish billionaires wasting millions of dollars on their elitist " Joy rides ".

What a bunch of pricks.
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grumpy pickle wrote: July 20th, 2021, 11:43 am Foolish billionaires wasting millions of dollars on their elitist " Joy rides ".

What a bunch of pricks.
It will be much more common and affordable in the future. Doubt anyone here will pay the fare.
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Docbroke wrote: July 20th, 2021, 11:37 am He hasn’t earned his wings yet….
Lol. He has already sent crews to the ISS and has proven concepts with returnable launchers. Is embarking on success of his super heavy Starship. Getting prepared to launch one of the largest platforms since the Saturn V. Is also slated to begin Development of the new moon lander.

Elon Musk is far ahead of the other two.
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Mouth Of Chaos wrote: July 20th, 2021, 12:06 pm Lol. He has already sent crews to the ISS and has proven concepts with returnable launchers. Is embarking on success of his super heavy Starship. Getting prepared to launch one of the largest platforms since the Saturn V. Is also slated to begin Development of the new moon lander.

Elon Musk is far ahead of the other two.
For sure as virgin and blue are focused on tourism.
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grumpy pickle wrote: July 20th, 2021, 11:43 am Foolish billionaires wasting millions of dollars on their elitist " Joy rides ".

What a bunch of pricks.
A lot of people said that about the space program too. A lot of great technology and improvements in the world occurred as offshoots of the space program. I imagine the same will occur here and the great thing is they are spending their own money, not taxpayers.
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Mouth Of Chaos wrote: July 20th, 2021, 12:06 pm Lol. He has already sent crews to the ISS and has proven concepts with returnable launchers. Is embarking on success of his super heavy Starship. Getting prepared to launch one of the largest platforms since the Saturn V. Is also slated to begin Development of the new moon lander.

Elon Musk is far ahead of the other two.
He's Zephram Cochrane....
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Boadicea wrote: July 20th, 2021, 1:54 pm He's Zephram Cochrane....
Warp drive is still sci-fi. But if anyone can invent it, musk can.
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Docbroke wrote: July 20th, 2021, 2:06 pm Warp drive is still sci-fi. But if anyone can invent it, musk can.
Yes. I’m glad to be alive in this next level of space exploration. If I had the money, I would be in a seat. I’ve had the privilege of meeting several astronauts and I’m so envious of them.
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Docbroke wrote: July 20th, 2021, 8:59 am Which would you choose to experience space?

I’d prolly go with Virgin Galactic, it indeed looks like a better space experience. Of course if I had the bucks, I’d do both….
Neither. All the US needs is a moneymaker controlling space. Any thinking alien culture would take either one down in a heartbeat.
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Boadicea wrote: July 20th, 2021, 1:53 pm A lot of people said that about the space program too. A lot of great technology and improvements in the world occurred as offshoots of the space program. I imagine the same will occur here and the great thing is they are spending their own money, not taxpayers.
Really ?

I thought pumping millions of gallons of unnecessary rocket fuel into the environment would piss of the climate change activists.

Guess it's ok if rich, piggish , billionaires do it.
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grumpy pickle wrote: July 21st, 2021, 2:06 pm Really ?

I thought pumping millions of gallons of unnecessary rocket fuel into the environment would piss of the climate change activists.

Guess it's ok if rich, piggish , billionaires do it.
The Climate Change Activists weren't as bat-shit crazy during the Apollo program years as they are now.
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