SpaceX Crash LandingMarch 24, 2016 – 06:05 am

SpaceX Crash Landing

The SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket lifting off from the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station on Jan. 10, 2014. It was destroyed later while attempting to land on a floating platform in the Atlantic.(Photo: John Raoux, AP) SpaceX released video Friday showing the catastrophic end of the 14-story booster rocket that attempted an unprecedented landing on a platform in the Atlantic Ocean last weekend. The Falcon 9 crashed and exploded Saturday on the 300-foot-long…

Elon Musk Gen 3March 9, 2016 – 05:00 am

Elon Musk Gen 3

Yesterday, in Munich, Germany, Tesla Motors CEO mentioned a Gen 3 (Model E) feature that had not been previously known. Musk confirmed to the crowd of gatherers that Gen 3 will get free access to the growing network of worldwide Superchargers. This, of course, will be a huge selling point for future Gen 3 buyers. We suspect that access to the Supercharger network will be an option for Gen 3 ( so, some will undoubtedly say it isn’t free then ). Our…

SpaceX crs-7 LiftoffMarch 8, 2016 – 04:53 am

SpaceX crs-7 Liftoff

“On June 28, 2015, following a nominal liftoff, Falcon 9 experienced an overpressure event in the upper stage liquid oxygen tank approximately 139 seconds into flight, resulting in loss of mission. This summary represents an initial assessment, but further investigation may reveal more over time. Prior to the mishap, the first stage of the vehicle, including all nine Merlin 1D engines, operated nominally; the first stage actually continued to power…

SpaceX 2010February 21, 2016 – 03:35 am

SpaceX 2010

The successful test flight of SpaceX’s Dragon spacecraft marks the dawn of a new era in orbital space flight and a significant milestone for a Southern California startup that admits it is “standing on the shoulders of giants.” “Mind-blowingly awesome” is how SpaceX founder and CEO Elon Musk described the day’s events shortly after the company’s Dragon capsule completed nearly two orbits of the Earth on Tuesday. The successful launch places the company…

Elon Musk interviewFebruary 16, 2016 – 03:16 am

Elon Musk interview

Elon Musk is known as the cofounder of PayPal and Tesla Motors. He’s often called the real life version of the comic book character “Iron Man.” A new authorized biography of him, Elon Musk is already listed as a best-seller on Amazon in pre-sales. “You’re standing on the surface of the Earth, ” Musk begins, according to the book. “You walk one mile south, one mile west, and one mile north. You end up exactly where you started. Where are you?” The…

Elon Musk YouTube Home BatteryFebruary 9, 2016 – 02:23 am

Elon Musk YouTube Home Battery

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Elon Musk Biography MoviesFebruary 8, 2016 – 02:17 am

Elon Musk Biography Movies

That s according to the final paragraph of a new book about the billionaire who built a commercial rocket company from scratch and upended the auto industry as a high-profile evangelist for electric cars. The book, Elon Musk,by tech journalist Ashlee Vance, portrays Musk as a visionary industrialist working to solve the world s biggest problems with the power of technology. But it doesn t sugarcoat his flaws. Musk is also described as being so driven…

Elon Musk SpaceX GrasshopperJanuary 31, 2016 – 01:43 am

Elon Musk SpaceX Grasshopper

HAWTHORNE, California — If he can pull it off, it will be the most important thing SpaceX has accomplished to date, CEO Elon Musk tells Mashable . At 5 p.m. on Thursday, less than 24 hours before launch, Musk is gearing up his team for a long night of last-minute tweaks and scrambles before Friday’s Falcon launch to the International Space Station. Musk has already made two of 12 slated cargo deliveries to the ISS as part of his $1.6 billion contract…

Elon Musk Solar TrainJanuary 30, 2016 – 01:39 am

Elon Musk Solar Train

Will the real Tony Stark please stand up? As promised, Elon Musk has that goes into quite a lot of detail. It really shows that Musk is not just a business person, but is also the chief product architect at both Tesla and SpaceX, immersing himself deeply into the technical side of things. With this, he just got closer to outdoing Tony Stark Hyperloop Elon Musk/Public Domain When the California “high speed” rail was approved, I was quite disappointed…

Elon Musk $1 DayJanuary 29, 2016 – 01:32 am

Elon Musk $1 Day

When you put two individuals as unique and intelligent as Neil deGrasse Tyson and Elon Musk together, the combination is bound to be memorable. I wrote earlier Tuesday morning about how they discussed artificial intelligence turning humans into its pets. There was another memorable exchange in their interview, when Tyson pressed Musk about his unusual ambitions as a college student. Musk famously began thinking about humanity’s greatest challenges…