Happy Monty Python Day from Space X

Via the BBC: Lift-off for private space travel dream?

On board? A large wheel of Gruyere cheese. Cocooned in a capsule large enough to carry seven astronauts, it circled the Earth twice before splashing down in the Pacific. Why?

Elon Musk looks slightly sheepish. It’s because he likes Monty Python. The flight of the cheese was a tribute to the famous cheese shop sketch…”

Even the Dragon looks familiar…


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