Elon Musk's Falcon Heavy rocket launches successfully
05 February 2018
For this experimental and uncertain mission, Elon Musk tested it with a lower payload than is possible – his old cherry-red Tesla sports car. A space-suited mannequin was strapped in the driver's seat, and the radio set to play David Bowie's classic hit Space Oddity on a loop.
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|Characteristics of technology||Use this and other examples to identify that technology involves people designing and making technological outcomes for an identified purpose||1|
|Characteristics of technology||Use this and other examples to discuss why technology can challenge people’s views of what it is to be ‘human’||8|