Google CEO Elon MuskMay 28, 2016 – 11:33 am

Google CEO Elon Musk

Steve Jennings/Getty ImagesGoogle CEO Larry Page.Google CEO Larry Page has an unusual idea about what should happen to his billions should he die. Instead of giving it to a philanthropic organization, he d rather hand over his cash to Elon Musk, the founder of Tesla, SpaceX, and SolarCity. In a conversation with Charlie Rose at a TED conference on Wednesday, Page said he wanted his money going to capitalists like Musk — those with big ideas for changing…

SpaceX Launch abort test TimeMay 21, 2016 – 10:58 am

SpaceX Launch abort test Time

SpaceX Dragon V2 pad abort test flight vehicle. Credit: SpaceX CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla — The pad abort test for Space Exploration Technologies’ ( SpaceX ) Dragon V2 spacecraft has slipped to no-earlier-than Wednesday, May 6, with the test window opening at 7 a.m. EDT (11:00 am GMT). According to SpaceX, this delay has less to do with any issue and more to do with needing more time to prepare for the test. The crew-rated version of SpaceX’s Dragon spacecraft…

Elon Musk Best BooksMay 20, 2016 – 10:53 am

Elon Musk Best Books

Elon Musk As a former naval architect and professor at Reading University, Gordon is more than qualified to explain the purpose of underlying structures – from chariot wheels to Chinese boats. Concepts of design are key to upholding or destroying powerful weapons, such as naval boats (like the H.M.S. Captain) and spaceships. A discussion on load-bearing is just as important here as a chapter on compression. It s not hard to understand why this was…

Steve Jobs and Elon MuskMay 19, 2016 – 10:44 am

Steve Jobs and Elon Musk

Business Insider/Mike Nudelman Steve Jobs introduced us to iPods, iPads, iPhones, iTunes and more. Two and a half years ago, Jobs passed away. Since then, people have asked, Who will be the next Steve Jobs? Elon Musk is a common answer; some even think he s surpassed Steve Jobs. Musk helped create PayPal, a widely-used consumer product that changed the way people pay for things online. He also founded electric car company Tesla and rocket company…

Elon Musk Quotes SpaceXMay 9, 2016 – 09:34 am

Elon Musk Quotes SpaceX

Tesla Motors Inc (NASDAQ: TSLA) CEO, SolarCity Corp (NASDAQ: SCTY) Chairman and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk is one of the most talked-about leaders on the planet. James Altucher - investor, writer, entrepreneur and podcast guru - provided quite an answer in list form this morning. I never interviewed Elon Musk but inspired by your question I listened to every interview he ever did and compiled what I think are the most inspirational quotes to me. They may…

Elon Musk eBooksApril 21, 2016 – 08:08 am

Elon Musk eBooks

Tweet Facebook Linkedin Share icons Tesla , the electronic car company run by Elon Musk, has plans to put 1 million of its cars on the road by 2020, and to introduce a few more models to its lineup. JB Straubel, the company’s chief technical officer, revealed the company’s plans at a conference in Washington, D.C., on Monday, according to The Wall Street Journal. He said annual sales for the company will eventually by around 500, , and he reportedly…

SpaceX Launch YouTube 2013April 17, 2016 – 08:01 am

SpaceX Launch YouTube 2013

SpaceX successfully launched six ORBCOMM advanced telecommunications satellites into orbit on Monday, July 14, to significantly upgrade the speed and capacity of their existing data relay network. The launch from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida had been delayed or scrubbed several times since the original launch date in May due to varying problems from payload integration issues, weather conditions and issues with the Falcon 9 rocket…

Elon Musk d11April 11, 2016 – 07:22 am

Elon Musk d11

Elon Musk dreams big. It’s hard not to get taken along for the ride — whether it’s a soon-to-launch cross-country Supercharger network that allows Tesla drivers to cross from Los Angeles to New York, an in-the-works reusable rocket that will help pioneer the colonization of Mars, or a hypothetical replacement for high-speed rail called the Hyperloop. He was the evening speaker at D11 on Wednesday, where he said a mainstream Tesla is three to four…

Elon Musk net Worth 2014April 8, 2016 – 07:02 am

Elon Musk net Worth 2014

Musk standing in front of a Tesla Model S. Source: Maurizio Pesce via Wikimedia Commons. What is Elon Musk s net worth? And where did it come from? Elon Musk has an estimated net worth of $13.2 billion, making him the 87th richest person in the world, according toreal-time ranking on June 15. Microsoft founder Bill Gates currently reigns as the wealthiest person on this planet, with a net worth of $79.1 billion. Forbes doesn t break down the sources…

SpaceX VS NASA CostApril 5, 2016 – 06:56 am

SpaceX VS NASA Cost

| SpaceX has been the darling in the past few years of the so-called NewSpace movement—private companies aspiring to do the spacefaring work that was once limited to the space programs of the world s superpowers. The California-based company, headed by Paypal co-founder Elon Musk, has already completed successful demonstrations of its Falcon 9 rocket and its Dragon crew capsule to much fanfare. If further unmanned tests go smoothly, SpaceX might use…