First came this tweet, from the CEO of Boeing:
From the linked article:
Boeing CEO Dennis Muilenburg made a bold claim about his company’s chances to put a human on Mars before Elon Musk, who has high-profile plans of his own with SpaceX.
On CNBC Thursday morning, host Jim Cramer asked Muilenburg whether he or Musk would “get a man on Mars first.”
“Eventually we’re going to go to Mars and I firmly believe the first person that sets foot on Mars will get there on a Boeing rocket,” Muilenburg responded.
Now comes my favorite part. Here’s the reply tweet from Elon Musk:
Do it— Elon Musk (@elonmusk) December 7, 2017