Elon Musk is awesome: This is the first test flight of the F9R and an amazing moment for his ‘other’ company (he leads Tesla, as well): Reusable rockets are the holy grail of rocketry.
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Voyager’s Message from Earth
Ran across this collection of 127 images that are currently on the Voyager, which has been traveling in space since 1977. It’s pretty incredible to think how Carl Sagan and the gang had to sit in a room and contemplate just what exactly we could use to portray our race of beings to another, interstellar neighbor – who may only come across these artifacts thousands if not millions of years from now.
So … we’ve got 11 months to figure this thing out, apparently.