We asked our Facebook friends for a word or phrase to describe the space trips by billionaires Richard Branson and Jeff Bezos. Below are some of their responses.
Joshua Dylan Wilcox
“Ive literally ran out of ideas to spend my billions on”
Karen J Hutson
Liesa Jo Jenkins
A new era. This type of spacecraft has been in the works since at least 1995, and took WAY longer than expected.
All the rich kids are doing it.
Julie Blazer Holt
I think what we did 52 YEARS AGO TODAY was much cooler.
Alice Alesia Bennett
It was unreal. just like a futuristic movie or a very expensive carnival ride.
Laura Wilson Springer
New Space Age
It didn’t look like a rocket shipLacey Robinson
One giant leap for a man and one small step for mankind.
Happy for Wally Funk!
Money waisted again!!!
Jamie Anders Tipton
Happy for the folks involved, the future is wide open
Debbie Doxstader Dunn
Dollywood ride for the rich and famous.
History made in the pursuit of commercial space travel. Truly amazing to see in my lifetime!
Carbon footprint, OK for the wealthy?
Jennifer Absher Patterson
Waste of money!
I’ve a feeling we’re not in Kansas anymore.
Cathy Stokes Anderson
Money CAN buy happiness!
PEOPLE ARE GOING HUNGRY
Must be nice to have money
Jerome N Angie
Man, I’ve bought a lot of crap from Amazon!
You’ll never see this happen in a socialist or communist country. Period.
Connie Gilley Boling
So many homeless, hungry and medically in need for someone to spend this kind of money on this show of wealth ...
Glenda Adkins Miles
Dreama Fields Anderson
This is a reason to tax the rich even more. There are many hungry children that they could feed with this wasted money!
They preach about lower carbon emissions and reducing our footprint while they do stunts like this and have footprints 100s of times larger than that of average citizens. Hypocrites!!