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Nothing Fails Like Success

Steven Spielberg was rejected by the University of Southern California 3 times before he dropped out to become a director. Colonel Sanders was rejected 1009 times when he tried selling his fried chicken recipe before deciding to just start KFC. Thomas Edison created 10,000 failed prototypes of his electric bulb before succeeding. And my personal favorite, perhaps one of today’s most newsworthy “failure stories” comes from SpaceX. SpaceX had over one dozen failed or uncontrolled launches and/or landings of the Falcon 9 and Falcon Heavy launches. Yet in the end, we are going beyond the moon! SpaceX is successfully delivering to the space station, returning, and landing rockets in a way that makes colonizing Mars seem completely within reach.

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