SpaceX Launch CountdownApril 19, 2017 – 10:33 pm

SpaceX Launch Countdown

SpaceX is counting down to liftoff Saturday of a Falcon 9 rocket with a commercial cargo craft heading for the International Space Station after engineers replaced a component in an upper stage steering system that grounded the launcher Tuesday. Launch of the 208-foot-tall Falcon 9 rocket is scheduled for 4:47:07 a.m. EST (0947:07 GMT). The mission has just one second to blast off Saturday or else wait for another opportunity to fly Tuesday. The tight…

Elon Musk Solar City TickerApril 16, 2017 – 10:27 pm

Elon Musk Solar City Ticker

Outfitting your home with cheap solar power just got a lot easier. The loan option, called MyPower, is structured like an energy payment, in that the customer pays off the loan by paying their energy bill — and it s a win-win, because these payments can end up being cheaper than your traditional power bill. And after 30 years, the power is free. Here s how it works, according to SolarCity founder and CEO Lyndon Rive: customers take out a 30-year loan…

SpaceX Elon Musk StockApril 15, 2017 – 10:19 pm

SpaceX Elon Musk Stock

Tweet Facebook Linkedin Share icons The U.S. Air Force certified SpaceX to launch satellites for the Pentagon, it was announced Tuesday. This is significant news for Elon Musk’s 13-year-old aerospace company, which has long been involved in a court case over certification from the Pentagon. As the Washingtonreports, obtaining Pentagon certification means SpaceX can compete with United Launch Alliance, a joint space venture formed in 2006 by Lockheed…

SpaceX Boeing BatteryApril 9, 2017 – 10:00 pm

SpaceX Boeing Battery

Boeing is currently dealing with a bit of a disaster as the company’s 787 Dreamliner has been grounded due to safety concerns. The problem stems from rechargeable batteries aboard the aircraft overheating and potentially setting on fire. Such an incident happened earlier this month when a Japan Airlines Dreamliner caught on fire soon after landing in Boston. Musk has had to harness battery tech not only to run his Tesla Motors, but also to function…

Tesla SpaceX and the Quest for a Fantastic FutureApril 7, 2017 – 09:56 pm

Tesla SpaceX and the Quest for a Fantastic Future

Rating : 5/5 TL;DR : Highly recommended biography of Elon Musk. Dream big, follow your mission and execute. Money will come when you don’t chase it. Elon Musk: Tesla, SpaceX, and the Quest for a Fantastic Future is a massively popular bestseller that offers an insight into the life of the extraordinary Silicon Valley Tycoon Elon Musk. The book shares the entrepreneur’s rags to riches story and how he became a giant business magnate. The author wrote…

SpaceX crs-7 LiveMarch 25, 2017 – 09:32 pm

SpaceX crs-7 Live

The following is a statement from NASA Administrator Charles Bolden on the loss Sunday of the SpaceX Commercial Resupply Services 7 (CRS-7) mission. “We are disappointed in the loss of the latest SpaceX cargo resupply mission to the International Space Station. However, the astronauts are safe aboard the station and have sufficient supplies for the next several months. We will work closely with SpaceX to understand what happened, fix the problem and…

Elon Musk defends Tesla car After FireMarch 22, 2017 – 09:26 pm

Elon Musk defends Tesla car After Fire

2013 Tesla Model S (James Lipman, Tesla ) Tesla Motors Chief Executive Elon Musk moved Friday to put out the financial fire that resulted from when one of the electric car company’s expensive Model S hatchbacks burned up on a roadway near Seattle this week. Tesla shares plunged from $193 at the close of trading Tuesday to an intraday low of $168 on Thursday, a 13% decline, before rebounding to close at $180.98 on Friday. Tesla has seen a huge run-up…

Elon Musk VS Bill GatesMarch 19, 2017 – 09:23 pm

Elon Musk VS Bill Gates

You can t wish these things away from happening,Page said to The Financial Times when asked about whether or not computers would take over more jobs in the future as they become more intelligent. But, he added that this could be a positive aspect for our economy. Louis Del Monte, a physicist and entrepreneur, believes that machines could eventually surpass humans and become the most dominant species since there s no legislation regarding how much…

Did Elon Musk Go to StanfordMarch 17, 2017 – 09:13 pm

Did Elon Musk Go to Stanford

SpaceX 02:59 10/2003 Video Founding of Paypal After his company zip2, Musk started exploring other opportunities on the web. He realized that money required low bandwidth and there was not enough innovation in the financial industry. Musk shares how he arrived at the idea of PayPal. SpaceX 03:15 10/2003 Video Success Through Viral Marketing: PayPal Musk talks about how PayPal is a perfect case of viral marketing where one customer acts as a sales…

NASA SpaceX CrashMarch 4, 2017 – 08:37 pm

NASA SpaceX Crash

A U.S. House panel is asking NASA to explain why it hasn t launched an independent inquiry into a June explosion involving a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket — after the agency promptly did so for a similar incident involving the Antares rocket from Orbital ATK Inc in October 2014. Both of the launches were paid for by NASA, with separate contracts costing over $1 billion each to bring cargo to the International Space Station. Both SpaceX and Orbital are investigating…