Netizens have torn into SpaceX CEO Elon Musk for touting the colonization of Mars with a photograph of the Moon throughout an eclipse. While some advised it was an egregious mistake, others argued Musk was simply taunting the US president.
The tech entrepreneur, who simply final week virtually deleted his Twitter account over a row with a sketch artist, could once more think about leaving the platform after being mocked for equally mixing up the Moon and Mars in a promotional photograph.
On Sunday, Musk touted his Starship venture, a multibillion-dollar rocket that sooner or later may take folks to the pink planet.
“Accelerating Starship development to build the Martian Technocracy,” Musk said in a tweet. An hour later, he adopted up his preliminary message with a picture of the Moon in opposition to the slogan “Occupy Mars.”
Although one could argue that the Moon in Musk’s tweet resembles Mars on account of its reddish tinge, inquisitive netizens instantly noticed the mistake and began educating Musk on the Moon’s appears to be like, shaming him for permitting the mix-up.