Posted by Richard Willett - Memes and headline comments by David Icke Posted on 16 February 2024

Anti-establishment threat to the system Elon Musk sees his NASA-funded SpaceX launch first US moon lander mission since 1972 from Kennedy Space Center as America searches for water as it prepares to send astronauts back to lunar surface later this decade

Elon Musk’s SpaceX successfully launched a rocket in the early hours of Thursday morning from Kennedy Space Center, setting off the first US moon lander mission since 1972.

It came not long after a SpaceX Falcon carrying an unknown payload launched from Cape Canaveral in Florida Wednesday afternoon. Minutes after the moon lander took off, SpaceX confirmed that Falcon completed launch and landing.

The SpaceX doubleheader came on the same day it was revealed members of Congress were made aware of Moscow’s plan to put a nuclear weapon into space to target and destroy satellites the world depends on.

NASA, the main sponsor with experiments on board, is hoping for a successful moon landing next week as it seeks to jumpstart the lunar economy ahead of astronaut missions in the next decade.

SpaceX´s Falcon rocket blasted off in the middle of the night, dispatching Intuitive Machines´ lunar lander on its way to the moon, 230,000 miles away.

Intuitive Machines nicknamed its lander after Homer’s hero in ‘The Odyssey,’ or ‘Odie’ for short.

‘Godspeed, Odysseus. Now let´s go make history,’ said Trent Martin, vice president of space systems.

If all goes well, a touchdown attempt would occur February 22, after a day in lunar orbit.

Only five countries – the US, Russia, China, India and Japan – have scored a lunar landing and no private business has yet done so.

The United States has not returned to the moon’s surface since the Apollo program ended more than five decades ago.

‘There have been a lot of sleepless nights getting ready for this,’ Intuitive Machines´ co-founder and chief executive Steve Altemus said before the flight.

The Houston-based company aims to put its 14-foot tall, six-legged lander down just 186 miles shy of the moon´s south pole, equivalent to landing within Antarctica on Earth.


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