After posing for WSJ's December feature on SpaceX and our analysis of the space race competition between founder Elon Musk (think Tesla Motors) and Jeff Bezos (Amazon), we thought Karlie might be cheering on her team's mega success space flight. No go. The closest Karlie got to hot flames in recent posts was a pic of her Kooking in the Kommissary at Momofuku Milk Bar.
The South African-born Canadian-American business magnate, engineer, inventor and investor Elon Musk had a really big show yesterday when SpaceX successfully launched a rocket into space and brought the booster back to earth. Being able to recycle and reuse boosters -- which can easily cost $10 million a pop -- is key to making space travel affordable for the rich.
When we wrote about SpaceX and Karlie in November, Bezos' Blue Origin had its own space rocket success story going on, also focused on reusability. .
Take a look at yesterday's outstanding Space X launch and return. Read in-depth at WSJ: Elon Musk's SpaceX Completes Historic Rocket Landing