Readers React: Remind us: What continent is SpaceX’s Elon Musk from?

SpaceX's Falcon Heavy rocket lifts off from Cape Canaveral, Fla., on Tuesday.
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To the editor: Kudos to SpaceX founder Elon Musk on the very impressive successful launch of his Falcon Heavy rocket. He really made the United States look good again in an area where we used to be preeminent. (“In a giant step for the private space industry, SpaceX launches its Falcon Heavy rocket,” Feb. 6)

But since he’s one of those immigrants from a country on the “s----hole” continent of Africa, I hope we won’t let his family move here too. I mean, we have to have standards.

Kevin Wilby, La Crescenta



To the editor: Tuesday’s successful launch of SpaceX’s Falcon Heavy rocket was a validation of how private industry, not hidebound by ludicrous bureaucrats, can accomplish more, at less cost, than NASA ever will.

Trent Sanders, La Cañada Flintridge

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