Elon Musk tweeted an 'Occupy Mars' meme, however he was mocked as a result of it featured an image of the moon
- Elon Musk mistook the moon for Mars in a tweet — and the web is asking him out.
- The SpaceX CEO tweeted an image of the moon with the caption “Occupy Mars” and different Twitter customers have been fast to right him.
- Musk’s tweet got here inside hours of him saying that he’s accelerating the event of Starship, a rocket that’s designed to go to Mars.
- Go to Enterprise Insider’s homepage for extra tales.
The web is mocking Elon Musk after he blended up the moon and Mars.
Musk tweeted out on Sunday with the caption “Occupy Mars” however Twitter customers have been fast to level out that the picture was not of the pink planet, however of the moon throughout the July 2018 lunar eclipse — a phenomenon often called the blood moon.
pic.twitter.com/yUUSNdWMEw— Elon Musk (@elonmusk) June 23, 2019
“That is the moon,” stated Twitter consumer Viv, to which Musk responded with two laughing face emojis. He later stated “moon too,” including: “Moon 1st, because it’s solely three days away & u do not want interplanetary orbital synchronization.”
It is not clear whether or not Musk tweeted the meme in error, or whether or not it was a deliberate effort to troll a few of his followers. In response to a reverse picture search, Musk’s area agency SpaceX first began utilizing the “Occupy Mars” meme in 2014 — with an precise image of Mars. It even sells it on merchandise likes T-shirts.
Musk is at the moment engaged on a multibillion-dollar rocket referred to as the “Starship” by means of SpaceX. He plans to make use of the rocket to take individuals to the moon and Mars.
Learn extra: Elon Musk says individuals should buy seats to Mars after the primary orbital Starship prototype completes its check flight
On Sunday, Musk stated he’s accelerating the event of Starship and that individuals may begin reserving their locations to Mars after it returns from its first orbit round earth. Musk beforehand stated he needs to launch a cargo mission to Mars by 2022 and a crewed mission by 2024.
SEE ALSO: Mark Zuckerberg is shedding the arrogance of Fb employees after he plummeted down a listing of America’s greatest CEOs
Be a part of the dialog about this story »
NOW WATCH: We in contrast the $200 Scuf Vantage PlayStation controller to the $25 EasySMX controller — and the winner was clear