After Math: Space Farce

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    2019: Elon Musk is not messing around with this whole “Get your ass to Mars” plan of his. He announced at SXSW this week that he intends to test the 31-engine BFR rocket in “short up-and-down flights” some point in the first half of next year. Capable of carrying 5 times as much cargo as the Falcon Heavy, getting the BFR off the ground should make colonizing the moon a snap.

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    76 years: Professor Stephen Hawking, one of the only people in history who upon entering a room automatically became the smartest person in it, passed away this week at the age of 76. His life’s work revolutionized humanity’s understanding of the Universe, while inspiring generations of young scientists to seek out secrets hidden among the stars.

    The Indian Space Research Organisation's (ISRO) earth observation satellite CARTOSAT -2, onboard the Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV-C40) along with 28 satellites from six foreign countries including the US, France, Finland, South and Canada, launches at Satish dawan space center in Sriharikota in the state of Andhra Pradesh on January 12, 2018.India's Indian Space Research Organisation's (ISRO) launches its 100th satellite. / AFP PHOTO / ARUN SANKAR (Photo credit should read ARUN SANKAR/AFP/Getty Images)

    4: Regulations are there for a reason but hey, space-tech startup Swarm Technologies, don’t let a little thing like the federal government stand in the way of lobbing a quartet of microsatellites into orbit. I mean, what’s the FCC going to do? Revoke its approval for your subsequent launches?

    14 months: It shouldn’t be that surprising, given the astronomical rate of turnover in this administration as well as its nearly pathological inability to staff federal agencies, but NASA’s about to have yet another vacancy to go unfilled. After just over a year, the acting administrator, Robert M. Lightfoot Jr., announced that he will be stepping down on April 30th. No successor has yet been named for what is NASA’s second most senior position.

    115,000 feet: Netflix typically isn’t the first name that springs to mind when one thinks of space travel — though it is pretty near the top of the list when it comes to self-promoting stunts. For this year’s company Hack Day, a group of enterprising employees launched an iPhone loaded with Star Trek episodes into the heavens where it will boldly go on to become orbital space trash.

    U.S. President Donald Trump pumps his fist after speaking at Marine Corps Air Station Miramar in San Diego, California, U.S. March 13, 2018. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY

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    2017: “We may even have a Space Force, develop another one, Space Force. We have the Air Force, we’ll have the Space Force.”

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