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When a man finds the vehicle. You know she's the apple of his eye. If he lets you have a peep at it? You're cool. If he permits getting up close to touch and tinker? He respects your opinion. Find yourself in the passenger seat along for a ride? Relationship has been elevated to bestie status. If the ride turns scenic to a park 'n talk? He's trying to be so in there or already has been. When a man posts on social media he's sending the choice fruit of his passion to space though. Like, that's eternal. Or he's buzzed. SpaceX dauntless leader and visionary, Elon Musk, puts his prize possession
(some speculate later he's just jiving) on Falcon Heavy's payload manifest. As of moment this article went from meditative incubation into scribe mode his 'ready for that big ride baby' tweets were still posted. Real story; however, is Falcon Heavy debut launch will not close out the company's rigorous 2017 schedule as anticipated. Instead, Musk fields a smoke screen (Considering he's a self professed punctually challenged individual.) posting on social media he'll send his Roadster to Mars via Falcon Heavy in early 2018.

Here's the deal. SpaceX engineers found it way more challenging to scale up Falcon 9's next generation sib than originally speculated. Having to make necessary adjustments to three versus single rocket booster. All requiring variations in architectural parameters and process systems settings. Realigning the core center to facilitate more weight. There is just no way of properly testing observing and monitoring on the ground in order to ascertain if these adjustments to design in systems and processes are 100% spot on. Therefore, SpaceX promises the first launch of Falcon Heavy to be memorable regardless how it goes. Keep in mind focus at the moment is revamp of its vehicles in development of new Interstellar transcontinental travel system, BFR. Falcon Heavy is a progression in that direction. How it functions important for BFR team as it integrates Falcon 9 and Heavy technology into massively scaled up single orbital transportation vehicle. So, I've got a bottle of Bailey's Chocolate Cherry on hand to toast if Midnight Cherry or some other oddity actually does rendezvous with Mars.

Back down under. Tesla's BFB (Big F'ing Battery) has been officially switched on in Australia. It is, in terms of size and power to capture harness and store natural energy, the world's largest lithium ion battery installation. Quoting Musk, "by a factor of three." As previously shared, the project was completed in record time. Under 100 days.

I cannot reiterate enough that highlight of this project's success lies in Australia partnering with Tesla. Assuming tremendous risk to be able to show the world that a sustainable energy future is doable. It can be done.

Boring on. The Boring Company will bid to build an express mass transit route in Chicago. A loop, or some form of, into O'Hare International Airport. As someone who has been through there by subway rail which runs into airport terminal, this is definitely a good thing. Question now is, "How low can or will Boring loop go?" PUN;)! Tunnel team humor.

Denser alloy talk anyone? Findings underway on material weakness. An apparent dislocation attributed to surface segregation. Research efforts are being conducted by collaboration of colleges and universities supported by U.S. Department of Energy Office of Science. Of particular interest when considering OTVs and other structures for permanent multiplanetary use. Determining how dense alloys can be in conjunction with weight composition surface environment to which material will be exposed, is vital. Ability to retain form and function with minimal alterations is crucial. Study findings, of course, focus on Earth based usefulness.

Interview of a lifetime. Elon Musk is hands on even in recruitment process. The CEO of Tesla and SpaceX insists upon interviewing every potential hire. Both companies ranking among top tech places to work here's an insightful read on what to expect should you cop a sit down with the man. Hint. You've got under five minutes to make that first impression. No pressure.

Leaving you with happy hopeful feelings. Australian grid power. Sustainable energy future is now.

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