SpaceX Powered LandingJuly 16, 2018 – 06:18 pm

SpaceX Powered Landing

(SpaceX) plans to attempt the first powered vertical landing of a Falcon 9 first stage onto a specially built flat-top barge in the Atlantic in early December. We actually have a huge platform that’s being constructed in a shipyard in Louisiana right now,says SpaceX CEO Elon Musk. Speaking at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s Aeronautics and Astronautics Department’s AeroAstro Centennial Symposium on Oct. 24, Musk says the platform measures… airol

Elon Musk 5 Most ImpactfulJuly 15, 2018 – 06:16 pm

Elon Musk 5 Most Impactful

APSo what drives a game-changing figure like Elon Musk? Musk enrolled at Queens University in 1990, where he studied for two years before transferring to the University of Pennsylvania. There, he spent three years getting a bachelor of Science degree in physics and one in Economics, graduating in 1995. Most college graduates in those days had heads full of dreams of grandeur and world-changing innovations. Musk was just the same, he told Tyson in… - best

SpaceX Launch abort testJuly 14, 2018 – 06:14 pm

SpaceX Launch abort test

SAN DIEGO — Space Exploration Technologies Corp. will perform a pair of crucial launch abort tests beginning later this year for the crewed version of the Dragon space capsule central to the company’s bid to become NASA’s post-shuttle provider of astronaut transportation. The Hawthorne, California-based company plans to conduct a pad abort test at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Florida, in November, followed by an in-flight abort test from Vandenberg…

SpaceX Rocket Lands on BargeJuly 13, 2018 – 06:10 pm

SpaceX Rocket Lands on Barge

After a lot of publicity and one aborted launch attempt, SpaceX tried to land its Falcon 9 rocket on a drone barge this morning. Tried very much being the key word. The first stage made it to the autonomous spaceport drone (that s a robot barge to you and me) without problem, but then, according to SpaceX founder Elon Musk, landed hard : Rocket made it to drone spaceport ship, but landed hard. Close, but no cigar this time. Bodes well for the…

What does Elon Musk Own?July 12, 2018 – 06:06 pm

What does Elon Musk Own?

Billionaire entrepreneur and tech deity Elon Musk revealed in an interview with Beijing Television that he didn’t think his kids’ school was good enough, so he created his own secret, small and experimental school for them. The Los Angeles-based school is called Ad Astra, latin for “to the stars, ” and it doesn’t have a website and you won’t find it on social media. Ad Astra, which currently holds 14 kids but will increase to 20 in September, has…

Elon Musk YouTube ChannelJuly 11, 2018 – 06:06 pm

Elon Musk YouTube Channel

3-D interfaces in Hollywood movies may look incredible, but the conventional wisdom is that they d be absurdly impractical to use to actually get any real work done. Movies, after all, are primarily concerned with dynamic action. If Hollywood is going to be forced to show someone using a computer to advance the plot, they d rather do it by showing some dude wearing a cybernetic gloves swooshing and spinning his way through a hovering holographic interface…

Elon Musk Project xJuly 10, 2018 – 06:06 pm

Elon Musk Project x

When a balloon looks like a satellite There are surprising similarities between Project Loon and Musk’s proposed SpaceX network as well as OneWeb. The two projects not only appear to share the goals – to connect the farthest corners of the Earth with low-cost internet – but the basic architectures of the networks would be the same. Google is building a vast network of balloons that surf the stratospheric winds 12 miles up in loosely defined latitudinal…

What is Elon Musk Reading?July 9, 2018 – 06:01 pm

What is Elon Musk Reading?

Every week, CIO Journal offers a glimpse into the mind of the CEO, whose view of technology is shaped by stories in management journals, general interest magazines and, of course, in-flight publications. Is he called a genius? Indeed, of the “under-the-radar” sort. But he is “first and foremost a masterly product designer.” Zen references? Mr. Ive “has a calming presence like the Apple campus itself, whose very address, Infinite Loop, lulls you into…

Elon Musk YouTubeJuly 8, 2018 – 06:00 pm

Elon Musk YouTube

Neil deGrasse Tyson explores the future of humanity with one of the men forging that future: billionaire entrepreneur Elon Musk, CEO of SpaceX and Tesla Motors. Join us as Neil and Elon talk about NASA funding, getting humans excited for the colonization of Mars, and why Elon feels it’s important to not be stuck here on Earth. You’ll also find out why sustainable production and consumption of energy is critically important, but flying cars may not…

Elon Musk 5 KidsJuly 5, 2018 – 07:16 pm

Elon Musk 5 Kids

When it comes to imagining life as a billionaire, most people think of the things that such money would let them buy — yachts, mansions, and cool cars. Elon Musk isn’t like most people. Only 14 years after making his first millions, Elon Musk is one of the most influential businessmen alive today. He’s involved with more industries than your average person has hobbies. Rather than use the wealth he’s attained for leisure, Musk has repeatedly shown…