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In just a minute, we're going to ask our panelists to predict, now that we've launched a sports car into space, what's the next thing we'll blast into space?

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Now panel, what is the next thing we will blast into space? Hari Kondabolu.

HARI KONDABOLU: Harvey Weinstein.


SAGAL: Amy Dickinson.

AMY DICKINSON: So they put the Tesla and a mannequin?

SAGAL: Yeah, yeah.

DICKINSON: So they're going to send, like, a woman that can - like a female mannequin up there...

SAGAL: Yeah.

DICKINSON: ...So that somebody can ask for some directions now and then.


SAGAL: And Adam Felber.

ADAM FELBER: A Tesla mechanic.


BILL KURTIS: Well, if any of that happens, we'll ask you about it on WAIT WAIT... DON'T TELL ME.


SAGAL: Thank you, Bill Kurtis. Thanks to Hari Kondabolu, Adam Felber and Amy Dickinson. Thanks to everyone at WVPE. Thanks to our fabulous audience here in South Bend, Ind. Thanks to all of you for listening, and we will see you next week.


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