A video of Space X, founded by Elon Musk, caused a stir on social media within a few hours on Saturday. The video shows an orbital sunset from the dragon dome orbiting the earth.
The video, entitled “View of an orbital sunset from the dragon dome”, was retweeted over 9,000 times and garnered over 63,000 likes.
Elon Musk quickly reported it again, saying, “Moves at ~ 23 times the speed of sound and orbits the earth every ~ 90 minutes.
Twitterati also responded enthusiastically. One said: We are finally living in a time when any child can grow up to be an astronaut. Thank you SpaceX and Elon Musk
We are finally living in a time when every child can grow up to be an astronaut. Thanks @SpaceX and @elonmusk. https://t.co/8UHi0YIOGX
Another said I know there won’t be affordable space flights in my lifetime, but what would I give to experience that view. Really amazing.
I know there won’t be affordable space flights in my life, but what would I give to experience this view? Really amazing https://t.co/vyHtxIMsfC
With all the backsliding, hypocrisy, and dishonesty that prevails today, it is comforting to know that progress is being made somewhere. Thank you, Elon and SpaceX, for giving us something to be hopeful and enthusiastic about, said another follower.
With all the reluctance, hypocrisy and dishonesty that prevails today, it’s comforting to know that somewhere Progress is being made. Thank you Elon and SpaceX for giving us something to be hopeful and excited about. https://t.co/srH9roS1sY
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