quote: The man is a real life Tony Stark type
quote: I find it tragically ironic that Neil Armstrong chose to attack Elon Musk.
quote: The poor guy was literally almost crying it sounded like when they asked him about Armstrong's rebuke. He just said again, that he was his hero and that he was really sad about it.
quote: The chief concern is that NASA is being relegated to a custodian, rather than being a first-rate research entity.
quote: Musk is driven, and has a lot of resources. If we tell him "no", he'll just take his project to some other country. Russia, maybe China, whoever.
quote: Oh well I guess we should have thought about that before Obama killed the Space Shuttle before we even had a working alternative. We've ALREADY "relegated" them sadly...
quote: First, he doesn't have to. He has pockets deep enough, and if successful with commercial satellite launches of which he has a significant backlog, there will be that revenue stream, as well. Without NASA, SpceX doing manned flight will simply take longer, but it will happen.