Musk's 'alcoholic' tweet puzzles followers1 min read . Updated: 22 Jul 2019, 12:31 PM IST
- Elon Musk called alcohol a solution, technically
- As of now, it remains unclear if Musk was actually hinting at a potential rocket fuel, or was just messing around with his followers
Just as Musk's tweet appeared on Twitter's News Feed, SpaceX fans were quick to conclude that the SpaceX CEO was making a cryptic statement about the use of ethanol in his rockets, Express.co.uk reported on Sunday.
Later, replying to his tweet Musk wrote, "Just saw that on a T-shirt @Hyperloop competition," and posted the comment along with teary laughing emojis.
Musk, who has been called out for smoking marijuana on a public podcast, also got taunted by some of his followers on his chemically toxic habits.
In June, the Tesla CEO also changed his display picture on Twitter to that of a little monkey holding a blue coloured bottle of Bombay Sapphire gin.
"Alcohol is a solution to every alcoholic before they realise they are alcoholic," a user wrote.
"Thank you for validating my alcoholism," another user wrote.
As of now, it remains unclear if Musk was actually hinting at a potential rocket fuel, or was just messing around with his followers.
The tech mogul believes that an uncrewed SpaceX Starship could land on the moon by 2021, following which, a manned moon mission could be a quick possibility.
Earlier this month, SpaceX's Falcon Heavy rocket took off from Cape Canaveral, Florida, and completed its first commercial mission by deploying the communications satellite Arabsat-6A into a geosynchronous orbit.
Earlier last week, Musk unveiled his most groundbreaking project yet, a computer chip connected to exceptionally slender wires with electrodes on them, all of which were embedded in a person's brain by a surgical robot.
The Musk-led startup Neuralink seeks human trials of the project by 2020.