Congratulations SpaceX

Salesforce fySK65
Feb 6, 2018 95 Comments

Good job! Humanity is counting on you.

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  • Wells Fargo bpiS06
    Nice job. What kind of code is behind the booster landing?
    Feb 6, 201831
    • Amazon JWXa84
      Powered by WordPress
      Feb 7, 2018
    • Zillow Group GilFoyle1
      Definitely CSS
      Feb 7, 2018
    • Amazon WeirdStuff
      LAMP stack
      Feb 7, 2018
    • Facebook Lax18
      Its JavaScript. The main booster failed to lit its engines because it was running a large GC heap event and missed the window by 42ms.
      Feb 7, 2018
    • SK hynix / EngMemory Sol
      Matlab simulink
      Feb 7, 2018
    • IBM / Eng👁🐝Ⓜ️
      Assembly for sure.

      Not much effort to make sure the performance critical path is all written in assembly.
      Feb 7, 2018
    • Solidity
      Feb 7, 2018
    • Apple Snut Ella
      No code. It’s all analog.
      Feb 7, 2018
    • Amazon Zototy
      Probably wingardium leviosa shit
      Feb 7, 2018
    • Beachbody / EngnXmA52
      Rock star ninja wizards casting spells
      Feb 7, 2018
  • BlackBerry / Engm2z8mg
    Those two boosters landing at once. Wow.
    Feb 6, 20182
    • HERE / Othertagir1987
      Let me marry one of them.
      Feb 6, 2018
    • Amazon / ProductGucci Gang
      My favorite moment. That was super cool.
      Feb 6, 2018
  • Marvell Principle
    American ingenuity!
    Feb 6, 20186
    • Yodlee / Productbsqo31
      Elon Musk is an immigrant.
      Feb 7, 2018
    • IBM / Eng👁🐝Ⓜ️
      Yup. And no way he could have done this in his socialist, shit hole, country of birth.
      Feb 7, 2018
    • Amazon Zototy
      You are right. He needed a team of smart immigrants and smart non immigrants which I also like to call smart people from different corners of the world, to accomplish such a task.
      Feb 7, 2018
    • Flagged by the community.

    • Marvell USA USA
      I welcome legal immigrants who love this country, want to assimilate, and become American, Elon Musk included.
      Feb 8, 2018
    • Flagged by the community.

  • VMware Duh
    Bravo to Elon musk. Finally someone from the valley in the past 30 years who makes it by building something other than a website or an app
    Feb 6, 20182
    • Amazon / ProductGucci Gang
      I mean to be fair if he hadn’t built a “website or an app” he wouldn’t be able to fund this. Ijs
      Feb 6, 2018
    • Yahoo / EngGRobit
      Elon musk is LA not the bay area
      Feb 9, 2018
  • Samba TV / Eng
    fartfreeze

    Samba TVEng

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    I need to do it.
    fartfreezemore
    I was watching the synchronised landing of the 2 boosters. I then alt-tab-ed to my terminal. I was coding a web app. Fuck. Left me depressed for the rest of the day.
    Feb 6, 20181
    • Microsoft / Eng
      StarVers

      MicrosoftEng

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      Hate coding quizzes but studying hard for better future!
      StarVersmore
      Don’t feel so sad. Rocket launch is nothing new. We had rockets in space even at 1960s. There was no web app at the time. You are working on newer tech.
      Feb 6, 2018
  • NetApp blindNTAP
    Coolest thing ive watched this year
    Feb 6, 20180
  • NetApp NROX27
    Make space great again
    Feb 6, 20180
  • SpaceX bViL00
    Yeah!! OMG WTF BBQ!
    Feb 6, 20180
  • Microsoft / Eng
    StarVers

    MicrosoftEng

    BIO
    Hate coding quizzes but studying hard for better future!
    StarVersmore
    What is the significance of this launch aside from this was triple times heavier rocket with a Tesla car inside? Not sarcastic, it is a serious question. Will it orbit sun? If so, shouldn’t we wait until it reaches there? Or is it just that it is a private company with less cost?
    Feb 6, 20184
    • Salesforce UWyv73
      Heavier payloads mean they can send larger stuff into space more cheaply
      Feb 6, 2018
    • Microsoft Tfvghytdg
      Orbit the sun? It didn’t even have to take off to do that.
      Feb 6, 2018
    • Apple / EngIbVh04
      Much cheaper access to deep space. This means more frequent trip to the Moon, to Europa, to Titan, etc.
      Feb 7, 2018
    • Nextdoor MrtX55
      Lol orbit @ sun, wtf
      Feb 8, 2018
  • Intel baboinka
    The sole purpose of all of this is to save Matt Damon and not humanity. But it was really cool to watch those boosters do an almost synchronized landing.
    Feb 6, 20182
    • SK hynix / EngMemory Sol
      Nah, it is a fuck you statement to the military industrial complex for raping the American tax payers.
      Feb 7, 2018
    • IBM / Eng👁🐝Ⓜ️
      It’s actually a good argument for capitalism too. Sure they used a government facility but what SpaceX is doing is amazing.
      Feb 7, 2018
  • Amazon / Eng_HR
    If I understand falcon heavy’s payload capacity correctly, it is actually capable of lifting Trumps enormously fat ass into space, very impressive
    Feb 6, 20180
  • Tesla / EngSliceOfPie
    Watching the launch from the Fremont was truly an experience I will never forget. So much excitement!
    Feb 6, 20180
  • VMware Duh
    Fair enough. However he went ALL in after he sold PayPal. Jeff bezos is richer than him, started blue origin earlier than spacex. And still has far less to show. He’s one of the few who literally bet the rest of his life on things that were some of the least sexy industries. He could very well ending up penny less. That’s some balls
    Feb 6, 20180
  • Lyft / Engdodnrjso
    I was almost crying.
    Feb 6, 20180
  • Keysight / Engwsa
    Congrats guys. Seriously impressive!
    Feb 6, 20180
  • Amazon / Other
    Hygx15

    AmazonOther

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    Hygx15more
    There is still hope in space. And we have more hope than ever that we’ll get there. Well done, SpaceX!
    Feb 6, 20180
  • SK hynix / EngMemory Sol
    Fuck you Boeing and Northrop Grumman, you lower the price now or you lose your contracts.
    Feb 7, 20180
  • LinkedIn Cateyes👀
    This was totally jaw dropping to watch! How is humanity counting on this?
    Feb 6, 20183
    • Maybe Elon will figure out a cost effective way to do carbon capture. While exxxxxxxxpensive, still cheaper than hauling billionaires to Mars and making that work.
      Feb 6, 2018
    • Pure Storage GCYR38
      He'll probably need to with the amount of CO2 he releases with the rocket launches...
      Feb 7, 2018
    • Amazon yaddayadda
      Those billionaires probably prefer to be hauled away. I don't take any of them as people persons. They couldn't give a s**t about the people who just do all their menial tasks.

      Okay....Branson is probably the exception.
      Feb 7, 2018
  • Amazon
    Psychopath

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    Psychopathmore
    Make Aerospace Great Again
    Feb 7, 20180
  • Nvidia yuri
    Goosebumps all over me, seeing those beauties land! Amazing work guys, you are the real deal!!
    Feb 6, 20180
  • Cisco ohCanada
    Do you have to leetcode to get into space X?
    Feb 7, 20185
    • Microsoft MeIRL
      Seriously speaking: not really, interview was very design focused unlike google/FB
      Feb 7, 2018
    • Microsoft Cul8r🐊
      No but you will need the highest security clearance a us citizen can get
      Feb 7, 2018
    • Microsoft MeIRL
      Not true, I am not even a citizen and I work there
      Feb 7, 2018
    • Microsoft Cul8r🐊
      I'm mistaken then
      Feb 7, 2018
    • Google / EngFakir
      You need green card atleast. US govt's rule
      Feb 7, 2018
  • LinkedIn Triggered
    Yeah our redistributed tax dollars given to Elon Musk looked great flying into space. Of course Elon depends on a steady flow of our tax dollars filling his luxurious trough...because Tesla literally loses money on every car it sells. Give me $100's of billions in free taxpayer redistributed wealth and I'll build you an even fancier rocket:

    https://finance.yahoo.com/news/teslas-losses-expected-grow-model-173157564.html?.tsrc=applewf
    Feb 7, 20183
    • Google thrown
      The joke adage "we lose money on every sale but will make up for it on volume" is pretty reasonable here. Factories are huge investments. I've seen the same thing at Google where investors were too stupid to account for one time costs of data centers and stock prices shot up 10% the quarter after construction completed and they no longer accounted for operating costs in the earnings report.
      Feb 7, 2018
    • NetApp NROX27
      Don't sell yourself short. You are meant for far greater things. Leave this measly space stuff to mediocres such as Musk.
      Feb 7, 2018
    • Amazon
      Psychopath

      Amazon

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      Psychopathmore
      Because Boeing is not munching off a steady flow of government money on the launches.
      Feb 7, 2018
  • Nvidia XEle03
    We're all cheering for you guys
    Feb 14, 20180
  • Microsoft / MgmtFUDOne
    Does TSLA's risk disclosure mention the fact that one fine day, their CEO might just leave Earth for good and be on his way to Mars?
    Feb 7, 20180
  • Facebook ImUu18
    Impressive work
    Feb 6, 20180
  • Oracle / Eng
    ensocbakao

    OracleEng

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    I give a lot of interviews.
    ensocbakaomore
    I love the lot of you. I’ll take the day off when you finally land on Mars.
    Feb 6, 20181
    • Amazon BlueAvian
      We'll know we've really arrived with space travel tech when you take the day off to land on Mars.
      Feb 6, 2018
  • Google / EngFakir
    Time to apply at SpaceX lol
    Feb 7, 20180
  • VMware Kim Long
    Truly the measure of a man is in the size of his rocket. Our leader wishes to say "you're welcome" to Mr Musk for being his inspiration.
    Feb 7, 20180
  • Microsoft GHDVTS
    Did the third booster land successfully at sea? The video cut out.
    Feb 7, 20185
    • Pure Storage GCYR38
      Nope. It took our 2 engines on the pad as well :-/
      Feb 7, 2018
    • Keysight / Engwsa
      Third booster hit the ocean at 300 mph, apparently it had less fuel left than anticipated. Don't know what GCYR38 is talking about, third booster was hundreds of miles off the coast, boosters on land at the cape are fine.
      Feb 7, 2018
    • Pure Storage GCYR38
      I'm talking about the pad that the central booster was supposed to land on. Musk in the post-launch interview said that the pad was damaged.
      Feb 7, 2018
    • Keysight / Engwsa
      The central booster was supposed to land on a barge in the ocean, not a pad on land. In the post launch presser Musk literally said he inspected the pad (which it launched from, not a landing destination) and it looked great.
      Feb 7, 2018
    • Pure Storage GCYR38
      *sigh* %s/pad/barge
      Feb 7, 2018
  • Pure Storage GCYR38
    Is there interesting software developer work at SpaceX?
    Feb 7, 20180

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