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New Tesla Roadster will have SpaceX options package

Discussion in 'SpaceX' started by Grendal, Jun 5, 2018.

  1. Grendal

    Grendal SpaceX Moderator

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    What ever it is, I’m willing to pay for it. Perhaps a small rocket near the rear? Who knows???
     
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  3. Mike1080i

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    My first thought was Crew Dragon seats.
     
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  4. TEG

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    Grid-fins that deploy when you want to slow out of hyperspace...

    :p
     
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  5. scaesare

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    Raptor option.
     
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  6. skitown

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    Spaceship controls.
     
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  7. Mobius484

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    Mini super Dracos in the rear.... gotta be...
     
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  8. TEG

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    Falcon Heavy cargo stand mount points...
     
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    Obviously ablative heat shielding on the nose and retropropulsive braking. :cool:
     
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    Launch escape system? If the batteries start on fire, a set of rocket thrusters instantly fire driving the two passenger seats 2000 feet into the air accelerating at 14G. A note on the display warns that the system is 'beta only' and that it should not be deployed while in garage.
     
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  11. Nikxice

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    A SpaceX OEM 'DON'T PANIC!' sticker on the central dash should suffice.
     
  12. Acho

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    I can send you one. Not OEM but close :)
     
  13. Nikxice

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    Hey, thanks for the offer again and those cool stickers! You already sent them to us a few months ago. We used the 'My Other Car Is A Spaceship' to overlabel a crappy Chevy dealer sticker on my wife's Volt. Planning to give the 'DON'T PANIC!' sticker to a Roadster owner this coming weekend. Hope folks are donating a couple dollars so you can keep printing.
     
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    Thank you for your kind words and sorry didn't recall I sent you stickers.

    There is variation on "my other car is a spaceship " sticker On my computer. Still not sure I am going to print it but why not to share it here :)

    image.jpg
     
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    The obvious answer is that it'll be rapidly re-usable without extensive downtime/cost.
     
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  16. TEG

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    Comes with a "Starman" driving suit, and a cheese wheel in the frunk...

    ( Wait, 2020 Roadster doesn't have a frunk opening does it? That cheese wheel could be stuck in there ! )
     
  17. malcolm

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    Not just a suit. Starman IS the Autopilot.

    Or possibly the Stig.
     
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  18. Grendal

    Grendal SpaceX Moderator

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    The car has the label "Made in Fremont by Humans" placed in it.
     
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    Every Roadster contained circuit boards that said “Made on Earth by humans”.
     
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    = promise that Tesla will launch it atop of FH if they catch you driving it like a commuter.
     

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