Film shows Elon Musk’s delight at successful SpaceX rocket launch
Dramatic video footage has captured SpaceX founder Elon Musk’s elated reaction to his Falcon Heavy rocket launch.
A newly released clip shows the South African billionaire appear visibly tense during the countdown to launch at Cape Canaveral in Florida last week.
On seeing the enormous spacecraft’s rocket engines explode into flame and power into the air he exclaims ‘Holy flying fuck! That thing took off.’
Musk then runs from a control room outside to watch the launch with his own eyes, as well-wishers scream and cheer with excitement.
Shortly afterwards, two of the boosters used to launch... read more
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