So Musk's shiny rocket test flight ended with an explosion, and his explanation was, "Fuel header tank pressure was low during landing burn, causing touchdown velocity to be high & RUD". RUD apparently stands for rapid unscheduled disassembly.

Which is the most wanky way to describe a crash I've ever heard.

@InvaderXan "equine-assisted dismount" was an old joke from many years ago and it occurred to me musk might've meant to draw some kind of parallel here

@carcinopithecus @InvaderXan no, "rapid unscheduled disassembly" is a frequently used technical term in rocket science, and yes, I still find it funny.

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