Yeah Space, Bitch

There was some interesting news today about how Google is signing a 60-year lease on part of a former Navy air base owned by NASA. It almost looks like an act of charity towards NASA, considering that a billion bucks over 60 years isn’t exactly wallet busting for Google, who just earlier this year spent three times as much on home thermostats. CASH MONEY.

It’s an interesting move for them to see if there’s ways to stay relevant half a century from now – I bet they looked across the aisle at all those SpaceX satellites and were all like “You ain’t all that Elon Musk, you think you can monetize space before we can? You ain’t about that life.”

Also the European Space Agency just landed a washing machine sized thing on a comet. What a crazy sentence. I mean…there’s a European Space Agency? So what’s the deal with this, are we nuking this comet in half or something? Otherwise what’s the point? I’m missing some context.

Regardless…SPACE! This is a picture of the lander looking at the sun from on top of a comet, that shit is bonkers man. Or more accurately…that’s the picture of Rosetta taken by the Philae lander at the moment of deployment before it fell to the comet’s surface. It’s crazy that we (human beings in general, obviously I personally have no claim to this achievement other sharing the same taxonomic category as these dudes) have managed to do something like this, like in real life. Dudes in Darmstadt, Germany are sending instructions to this crazy robot clinging to a rock hurtling through space at a speed of one hundred and thirty five thousand kilometres per hour with fucking radio waves, the same shit they use to send All About That Bass to your car stereo.

What a crazy age we live in.

What’s everyone so worked up about? So there’s a comet – big deal. It’ll burn up in our atmosphere and what’s ever left will be no bigger than a chihuahua’s head.

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