Ah, space – the final frontier for comedians!

What a classic line: “That’s not an explosion, it’s just a rapid unscheduled disassembly.”

Who wrote this script? Mel Brooks?

Who says SpaceX and Elon Musk can’t laugh at themselves?

You’ve probably seen clips of SpaceX’s blooper video recapturing explosions and other costly goofs as the Musk venture began to master returning launch vehicles to earth. But you really should watch the whole thing. Here it is in all its Hollywood explosion grandeur – with soundtrack:

“How Not to Land an Orbital Rocket Booster”

“I was just saying going to the moon would be awesome but now think i’ll pass,” posted a viewer at YouTube.

“… lol”

Watch the video, read the script – and enjoy our human trials and tribulations as we reach for the stars.


Oscar for REAL special effects?

Join the million-plus who have already streamed it. And enjoy, marvel, cringe, duck – even laugh.