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Elon Musk teases what SpaceX’s running track will look like

It’s the running track from Stanley Kubrick’s 2001: A Space Odyssey.

Elon Musk teases what SpaceX’s running track will look like
[Photo: Flickr user Official SpaceX Photos]
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The eccentric billionaire posted a GIF on Twitter showing the running track scene from Stanley Kubrick’s 2001: A Space Odyssey. “Running track in @SpaceX BF Spaceship will look something like this,” Musk said.

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Is Musk’s SpaceX actually working on a centrifugal device that would create an artificial gravity that would allow for such a track? It’s probably on a to-do list, but we wouldn’t expect it anytime soon. In the meantime, here’s a clip of such a device from 2001:

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