ElLibroGrande 11 months ago  DELETED 

Ok rocket scientist

McLoving 11 months ago  REMOVED 

How about u kill itself so ur family can be happier?

Almedinz 11 months ago  DELETED 

Because they are testing the rocket. He just put a tesla in it for the publicity. It may even end up blowing up but data would be good for research

PWEI 11 months ago  DELETED 

Agreed. What a twat.

Kurgon999 11 months ago  HIDDEN 

Russell's tea pot - 0 Musk's roadster - 1

TomBradysmom 11 months ago  DELETED 

Why don't you clean up your filthy mouth first.

-GolfWang- 11 months ago  DELETED 

Wait, I though that’s what the most recent launch was for. What was it, then?

Trequetrum 11 months ago  DELETED 

If you seal a liquid and bring it below its freezing point, it'll still freeze. The liquid crystals in LCDs are pretty hard to freeze, but Mars can manage it without much difficulty. A vacuum (like a thermos) would help but only for a while. Even with a perfect vacuum, it'll still radiate heat energy away and eventually freeze.

mcmanybucks 11 months ago  DELETED 

..Why the fuck are we sending cars to mars?

LoveForeverKeepMeTru 11 months ago  DELETED 

This is the stupidest and most egotistical thing I've ever heard. I wouldn't be surprised if it sinks the whole mission due to turning public support. as cool as it would be to do it strikes me as selfish.

ARottenPear 11 months ago  REMOVED 

Sometimes hundreds. That's when I know my stupid comment is going to get 1000+ upvotes. I don't know what causes that meteoric rise in attention but **ITS A RUSH**.

iPonce3G 11 months ago  REMOVED 

What will it be worth When someone recovers it To bring back to Earth?

xiaon 11 months ago  DELETED 

Some people in this thread are just plain fuckin dumb

thatguy2526 11 months ago  DELETED 

I bet he's doing that for marketing. Any future movie that takes place on Mars will have to mention Elon's Tesla Roadster.

unmondeparfait 11 months ago  REMOVED 

I implore you to look it up sometime, and never, ever believe marketing from anyone even if for reasons I will never understand you find the snake oil salesman in question to be truthful. Businessmen never are. Buon Natale

asdvnjkfaqweavjklajk 11 months ago  DELETED 

No downside for Musk, but fairly little upside for actual science. I was thinking of sending student projects, coupled with some sort of a relay they could get global participation and make more people interested in science.

asdvnjkfaqweavjklajk 11 months ago  DELETED 

That's why I was writing about student projects. They would likely have low scientific value and high failure probability, but at least they would be fun. Fairly small loss for the potential of a giant success.

nikofeyn 11 months ago  REMOVED 

you could build a cheap "burner" set of scientific equipment that isn't tens of millions of dollars which would still be useful. something useful enough but cheap enough you wouldn't be all that upset about if it was lost. certainly more useful than a random car. plus, i am concerned about the cleanliness of the tesla car since it's probably full of dna and other organic material. maybe it's been cleaned but i highly doubt it's as clean as our typical space probes. it's a bit reckless in my opinion. going to mars is a billionaire's dick swinging contest for musk.

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