The Space Race is back! This time, rich people are spending their own money on the ships. Recently, billionaire Richard Branson flew in a plane that briefly escaped the Earth’s atmosphere.
Immediately, the jokes poured in:
Consequently, Twitter erupted with funny takes on the news story. In short, people don’t think billionaires should be spending money to go to space while everyone on Earth still suffers.
What would you do if you had a billion dollars? If you answered, go to Mars, congratulations. You might be depressed. Why else would you go somewhere that can’t necessarily sustain life?
Billionaires like Jeff Bezos and Elon Musk have their hearts set on personally funding their private jets that can enter space. Sadly, for us, we are stuck down here fighting over how much health insurance should cost.
Thankfully, funny people on Twitter roasted the uber-rich guys competing for who gets to go to space first. They’ve proven there is a better use for the money.
Here are the most on-point and funny Twitter roasts of the billionaire space race: