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Saturday, July 24, 2021

Elon Musk's private rocket company SpaceX was awarded a $178 million launch services contract for NASA's first mission focusing on Jupiter's icy moon Europa and whether it may host conditions suitable for life, the space agency said on Friday.

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What could possibly go wrong?

#1 | Posted by REDIAL at 2021-07-24 10:21 AM | Reply

"ALL THESE WORLDS ARE YOURS, EXCEPT EUROPA. ATTEMPT NO LANDING THERE."

#2 | Posted by LegallyYourDead at 2021-07-24 12:30 PM | Reply

nice reference.

#3 | Posted by Alexandrite at 2021-07-24 12:53 PM | Reply

When I was younger I was a big sci-fi geek - don't read much of that anymore though. Arthur C. Clarke, Asimov, Philip K. Dick, Harlan Ellison - and H.P. Lovecraft and Robert E. Howard.

#4 | Posted by LegallyYourDead at 2021-07-24 02:28 PM | Reply

178 million?
Mere chicken feed. We have lots moar where that came from.
~inco cho

#5 | Posted by phesterOBoyle at 2021-07-24 02:32 PM | Reply

#5 One less F35. It is a failure and should be replaced by cheap drones.

#6 | Posted by bored at 2021-07-24 02:41 PM | Reply | Newsworthy 1

178 million?
Mere chicken feed. We have lots moar where that came from.
~inco cho

#5 | Posted by phesterOBoyle

We would if your cult leader hadn't handed it all out to millionaires and billionaires.

#7 | Posted by SpeakSoftly at 2021-07-24 04:36 PM | Reply

SLS is just another Gov. boondoggle.

What ever happened to competition.

Good for Space x

#8 | Posted by bat4255 at 2021-07-24 04:39 PM | Reply

The definition of "it may host conditions suitable for life" will have to include a streaming video feed and telescopes that can find the blue ball way out there.

#9 | Posted by LesWit at 2021-07-25 02:33 PM | Reply

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