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Blue Origin Reaches Space, Lands Intact
Also, Elon Musk cites XKCD to differentiate space and orbit.
Mike Miller, Materials Engineer

"Everbody's always in favor of saving Hitler's brain, but when you put it in the body of a great white shark, oh, suddenly you've gone too far." -- Professor Farnsworth, Futurama
Quote: XKCD;
The interval between the start and the end of I'm Gonna Be is 3 minutes and 30 seconds,[10] and the ISS is moving is 7.66 km/s.
This means that if an astronaut on the ISS listens to I'm Gonna Be, in the time between the first beat of the song and the final lines ...
[Image: orbit_1000.png]
... they will have traveled just about exactly 1,000 miles.

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