Elon Musk SpaceX LEAP MotionNovember 20, 2017 – 09:14 am

Elon Musk SpaceX LEAP Motion

Director Jon Favreau has said Iron Man’s Tony Stark (the movie version) by Elon Musk. Apparently, the admiration s mutual. Musk wants to incorporate Iron Man into his space exploration firm. Or Minority Report . Or name the sci-fi film or show with gesture-based 3D computer systems. (There are more.) In a recent video (below), Musk shows off a project he hopes will speed design and fabrication of spacecraft parts. Not only does it look cool, but it…

SpaceX Landing Next attemptNovember 7, 2017 – 08:51 am

SpaceX Landing Next attempt

SpaceX will try another landing attempt in June after a faulty valve issue is fixed, according to reports. The company will have another launch next week, but a landing at sea will not be attempted in that mission, officials said. Meanwhile, a robotic arm operated by Italian astronaut Samantha Cristoforetti successfully captured the cargo ship Dragon, used to transport essential supplies to the International Space Station. SpaceX Dragon was secured…

Where is Elon Musk now?November 5, 2017 – 08:45 am

Where is Elon Musk now?

AP Photo/Mark J. TerrillElon Musk thinks we have to be very careful with AI.Elon Musk, CEO of Tesla and SpaceX, doesn’t trust artificial intelligence, which he once likened to “summoning the demon.” In fact, Musk distrusts it so much that, in January, he donated $10 million to the Future of Life Institute (FLI) to fund a program with the goal of making sure AI doesn’t completely overrun our ability to regulate it and end up destroying us all. Now…

SpaceX CargoNovember 4, 2017 – 08:40 am

SpaceX Cargo

Cruz, Smith among leaders in Congress pushing private space flight, with its growing presence in Texas WASHINGTON—There were no humans on board the SpaceX cargo flight that exploded over Florida shortly before 10:30 a.m. EDT this morning, but there’s something profoundly haunting about watching the long, slender rocket fire into the sky and, 2 minutes, 21 seconds later, explode into ruin. Anyone who remembers — and who, old enough, doesn’t? — the…

SpaceX Launch Schedule 2014November 3, 2017 – 08:38 am

SpaceX Launch Schedule 2014

A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket was rolled out to its Florida launch pad early this morning at 1 a.m., Friday, June 20, in anticipation of blastoff at 6:08 p.m. EDT this evening on an oft delayed commercial mission for ORBCOMM to carry six advanced OG2 communications satellites to significantly upgrade the speed and capacity of their existing data relay network, affording significantly faster and larger messaging services. The Falcon 9 rocket is lofting…

Elon Musk VS Tony StarkNovember 1, 2017 – 08:31 am

Elon Musk VS Tony Stark

Elon Musk was born in 1971 in South Africa, just as the Space Race was drawing to a close. It seems as though he had missed the best bits - so perhaps that is what inspired by the man who would later spend his billions on doing his damndest to kickstart humanity back into the future that we had been promised. But we’re getting ahead of ourselves. Musk got his first computer, a Commodore Vic-20 when he was 10, and two years later had already sold his…