SpaceX Mars tourism PostersAugust 30, 2016 – 08:24 pm

SpaceX Mars tourism Posters

Image via SpaceX SpaceX has produced some travel posters highlighting the best destination spots on Mars. The red planet tourism posters are a beautiful retro design, similar to old-fashioned Pan-Am travel posters for Hawaii and other exotic destinations. They also look a lot like NASA s Exoplanet Travel Bureau posters for planets much farther away than Mars. If SpaceX and its CEO Elon Musk want to entice people to travel to Mars and set up a city…

SpaceX Reusable Rocket NewsAugust 26, 2016 – 08:10 pm

SpaceX Reusable Rocket News

(Image: Space X) A hit, a very palpable hit! Private spaceflight firm SpaceX made a fresh attempt to land the first stage of its Falcon 9 rocket on a boat today, after launching its sixth cargo mission to the International Space Station from Cape Canaveral in Florida. The rocket did manage to hit the boat, but not softly, early reports say. Most rockets are only good for one flight, and fall into the sea once their fuel is spent. SpaceX…

SpaceX crs-7 News ConferenceAugust 24, 2016 – 08:01 pm

SpaceX crs-7 News Conference

Science & Technology / Space · About After seven successful missions to the International Space Station, including six official resupply missions for NASA, SpaceX’s Falcon 9 rocket and Dragon spacecraft are set to liftoff from Launch Complex 40 at the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Florida, for their seventh official Commercial Resupply Services (CRS) mission to the orbiting lab. Liftoff is targeted for Sunday, June 28, 2015, at 10:21am…

SpaceX in the NewsAugust 17, 2016 – 07:23 pm

SpaceX in the News

The US Air Force has certified the private company SpaceX to launch military and spy satellites. A joint venture between Lockheed Martin and Boeing has had a monopoly on those launches since 2006. Founded by entrepreneur Elon Musk, SpaceX has already won contracts with Nasa to ferry cargo and crews to the International Space Station. The approval from the US military followed two years of intensive reviews by the US Air Force. SpaceX s emergence…

SpaceX Launch YouTubeAugust 3, 2016 – 05:31 pm

SpaceX Launch YouTube

SpaceX Falcon 9 and Dragon launch Along with supplies and science materials on the cargo list, there s a morale booster: the ISSpresso, an Italian Space Agency-developed zero-gravity espresso machine. The psychological support is very, very important,NASA s space station program deputy manager Dan Hartman said, according to RT . It s just to boost spirits. A live video of the launch was also hosted on YouTube. But the point of this mission isn…

Tesla and SpaceXJuly 30, 2016 – 05:01 pm

Tesla and SpaceX

NEW YORK (TheStreet) - Earlier this morning, TheStreet reported that Tesla Motors (TSLA - Get Report ) is affiliated with SpaceX , when in fact the two are separate unrelated companies, despite both being founded by Elon Musk. An unmanned SpaceX rocket exploded shortly after lift-off on Sunday, according to the AP. The rocket was carrying more than 5, 200 pounds of supplies and other cargo to the International Space Station, when it broke apart two…

Colonization of MarsJuly 28, 2016 – 04:53 pm

Colonization of Mars

Photo credit: Bryan Versteeg/Mars One Almost a quarter of a million humans had the guts to apply, and now, two years on, the names of 100 hopeful space explorers who are still in the running for a one-way ticket to Mars have just been released to the public. We’ve known for some time that we are exhausting our planet and that Earth’s limited resources cannot sustain our ever-burgeoning population. And while various possible “solutions” have been thrown…

Invest SpaceXJuly 25, 2016 – 04:52 pm

Invest SpaceX

Dramatic rocket launches capture our attention, but opportunities to invest in the commercial space industry (also known as NewSpace) should not be overlooked. In contrast to the traditional model of large government-run programs, NewSpace is a global industry of private companies and entrepreneurs who primarily target commercial customers, are backed by risk capital seeking a return and profit from innovative products or services developed in or…

Boeing SpaceX to Split NASA AwardJuly 24, 2016 – 04:50 pm

Boeing SpaceX to Split NASA Award

NASA to Make Major Announcement Today About Astronaut Transport to the International Space Station NASA will make a major announcement today at 4 p.m. EDT regarding the return of human spaceflight launches to the United States. The agency will make the announcement during a news conference from NASA s Kennedy Space Center in Florida. The event will be broadcast live on NASA Television and the agency s website. Keith s note: Moments ago Sen. Bill…

SpaceX Reddit AMAJuly 21, 2016 – 04:47 pm

SpaceX Reddit AMA

Renowned inventor/entrepreneur Elon Musk, the co-founder of PayPal and CEO of SpaceX and Tesla Motors, doesn’t believe his success comes just from smart investments, solid management choices or even innovative technology. No, according to a while also mentioning some personal likes and habits. He likes drinking whiskey, for instance, has been known to play some World of Warcraft,and is super nervous about the upcoming test flight when SpaceX will…