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“He’s still sleeping”: Elon Musk mocks Biden for ignoring historic SpaceX mission



“He’s still sleeping”: Elon Musk mocks Biden for ignoring historic SpaceX mission


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September 20, 2021 03:17 GMT

Netizens questioned that the US president has yet to make a public statement on the matter after NASA and even rival companies praised the feat.

After SpaceX successfully completed a historic spaceflight, company CEO Elon Musk mocked President Joe Biden in light of the fact that the US leader has yet to publicly comment on SpaceX’s accomplishments. the first entirely civilian mission.

“The president of the United States has refused even to recognize the four new American astronauts who helped raise hundreds of millions of dollars for San Judas “, questioned one of Musk’s followers on Twitter asks what could be the reason.

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The tycoon’s response was straightforward and seemingly convincing to the user: “He’s still sleeping.” The sarcasm is reminiscent of when Donald Trump called the current president ‘Sleepy Joe’ (‘Sleeping Joe’, in Spanish)”.

In another tweet, Musk also agreed with a netizen who thought the crew should be recognized and applauded by the president.

Top NASA officials congratulated SpaceX on the Inspiration4 space mission. Even rival companies like Boeing, Lockheed Martin and Blue Origin recognized and praised the feat.

Shortly before, the billionaire helped fulfill one of Inspiration4’s goals by pledging to donate $50 million to its fundraising campaign to benefit St. Jude Children’s Cancer Hospital. With the contribution of the tycoon, the initial fundraising goal of 200 million dollars was exceeded.

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The historic mission of Inspiration4 successfully conned last Wednesday with the launch of the Falcon 9 booster rocket from the Kennedy Space Center, in the USA. The Crew Dragon spacecraft was for three days orbiting the Earth at a height of approximately 585 kilometers before landing Saturday off the coast of Florida.