Video SpaceX LaunchJuly 1, 2016 – 02:30 pm

Video SpaceX Launch

The unmanned Falcon 9 rocket launched by SpaceX on a cargo resupply service mission to the International Space Station (ISS), lifts off from the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Cape Canaveral, Florida January 10, 2015. An unmanned Space Exploration Technologies mission blasted off on Saturday carrying cargo for the ISS, but efforts to reland the rocket on a sea platform failed, the firm said. The Dragon cargo capsule itself was successfully launched…

Elon Musk a Good LeadershipJune 27, 2016 – 01:52 pm

Elon Musk a Good Leadership

Tesla Motors founder Elon Musk has once again demonstrated business leadership by offering a business solution to climate change. Musk’s act of leadership is to open-source his company’s invaluable intellectual property for building world-class electric cars to the global auto industry. Musk’s actions must look crazy to many business leaders and Wall Street “financial engineers, ” and they must be questioning whether it violates Musk’s fiduciary obligation…

Elon Musk 1 Dollar SalaryJune 20, 2016 – 01:27 pm

Elon Musk 1 Dollar Salary

Do you have what it takes to lead the life of an entrepreneur? If you think you do, try living off only a dollar a day for a month. It’s a challenge Elon Musk once faced to see if he had what it took to be successful. Before he became the billionaire he is today and before he became a millionaire at the age of 28, Elon Musk was once a starving college kid at Queen’s University in Ontario, but not because of circumstance — it was his choice. The Tesla…

Space x PrizeJune 11, 2016 – 01:10 pm

Space x Prize

About the Google Lunar XPRIZE The mission of the Google Lunar XPRIZE is to incentivize space entrepreneurs to create a new era of affordable access to the Moon and beyond. Created in 2007, the Google Lunar XPRIZE has reinvigorated the public’s interest in the Moon by highlighting the endeavors and technological achievements of the competition’s global teams. It is also inspiring the next generation of scientists, engineers, space explorers, and adventurers…

Does Elon Musk Own SolarCityJune 3, 2016 – 12:32 pm

Does Elon Musk Own SolarCity

SolarCity workers install a rooftop solar system. Image: SolarCity. A L.A. Times article caught the media s attention because it highlighted the $4.9 billion in government assistance that Elon Musk has received to build SolarCity (NASDAQ: SCTY), Tesla Motors (NASDAQ: TSLA), and SpaceX. Musk questioned some of the implications that his company needed the assistance to survive, but the staggering sum of money is worth some thought for investors. Previously…

Elon Musk Tesla Motors NewsJune 1, 2016 – 12:29 pm

Elon Musk Tesla Motors News

It’s been more than a year since Tesla’s Elon Musk rolled out his so-called Hyperloop, which way out-high-speeds high-speed rail. As in: “Passengers [would travel] between Los Angeles and San Francisco in less than 30 minutes, thanks to an ultralight design and an innovative combination of air blades and a semi-evacuated tube.” The future! Related And that was kind of it until December, when there was word that the future wasn’t just some idea left…

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…