SpaceX CrunchBaseOctober 5, 2015 – 02:16 am

SpaceX CrunchBase

Update: SpaceX has responded with the following: “SpaceX is not currently raising any funding nor has any external valuation of the magnitude you reported been done.” We have followed up with one of our sources who maintains that there is a secondary offering in process with term sheets circulating. Original story follows below. Space Exploration Technologies, the commercial space transportation startup founded by Elon Musk with ambitions to land…

Does Elon Musk have a FacebookSeptember 29, 2015 – 01:01 am

Does Elon Musk have a Facebook

Bloomberg Elon Musk Among the findings, Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg gets the approval of 97% of employee reviewers, Twitter’s Dick Costolo gets 96%, Google’s Larry Page gets 95% and Apple’s Tim Cook gets 92%. At the other end of the scale, Microsoft’s Steve Ballmer — halfway out the door — gets approval of only 47% of employee reviewers, and Wal-Mart’s Mike Duke gets only 48%. Tesla CEO Elon Musk, isn’t on Wonkblog’s list, but he does get rated on…

SpaceX 9 HeavySeptember 28, 2015 – 12:53 am

SpaceX 9 Heavy

Clara Moskowitz, SPACE.com Senior Writer | April 05, 2011 11:54am ET An artist s illustration of a SpaceX Falcon 9 Heavy rocket launching into space. Credit: SpaceX The price for a launch aboard the new Falcon Heavy is set for $100 million, compared to the $50 million price tag for a Falcon 9 liftoff, Musk said. The first launch of the new heavy-lift rocket could come as early as 2013, Musk added. SpaceX s next giant leap The development of a heavy-lift…

Elon Musk Study PhysicsSeptember 26, 2015 – 12:29 am

Elon Musk Study Physics

Elon Musk is the chief executive and lead designer of SpaceX – a US company developing space launch vehicles. Before founding SpaceX, he set up the Internet payment company PayPal, which was bought by eBay for $1.5bn in 2002. How did your interest in physics develop? My father was an engineer so I grew up in a technical household, and physics was always what I was good at in school. I was also inspired by Richard Feynman s lectures and books. When…

SpaceX Rocket Failure Cost NASA $110 MillionSeptember 24, 2015 – 12:06 am

SpaceX Rocket Failure Cost NASA $110 Million

(TNS) — Taxpayers lost $110 million when a SpaceX rocket carrying cargo to the International Space Station disintegrated shortly after liftoff last month, a NASA official said at a Friday hearing. “That’s gone, ” said William Gerstenmaier, a NASA associate administrator, of the money lost when the SpaceX rocket failed on June 28 far above Florida’s coast. The Hawthorne, California-based company is leading an investigation into the cause of the failure…

Tesla CEO Elon MuskSeptember 20, 2015 – 11:49 pm

Tesla CEO Elon Musk

When you’re preparing to launch a computing platform for self-driving cars, it helps to bring one of the leading voices in automotive innovation along for the ride. That’s just what NVIDIA CEO and co-founder Jen-Hsun Huang did in his opening keynote at the 2015 GPU Technology Conference. Just moments after announcing NVIDIA’s DRIVE PX self-driving car computer, he sat down for a quick fireside chat with Musk, who, as usual, put the pedal to the metal…

Elon Musk Daily Show Part 2April 27, 2015 – 04:46 pm

Elon Musk Daily Show Part 2

As Jon Stewart s The Daily Show reign comes to an end, we took a look back at some classic moments when Stewart and his crew turned their attention to the technology world. Here are some of the show s best tech-related clips. (Part 1 here) On Steve Jobs Death: Your Moment of Zen, Steve Jobs s Commencement Speech (2011) Jon Stewart Interviews Steve Jobs Biographer Walter Isaacson (2011) Jon Stewart On The SOPA Act (2012) Jon Stewart Interviews…

Elon Musk Electric carDecember 27, 2013 – 02:31 pm

Elon Musk Electric car

Tesla Motors’ billionaire chief executive Elon Musk walked into the enemy territory of Detroit this week with the electric-car maker quickly losing charge. Chevrolet’s all-electric Bolt, which some called a “Tesla killer, ” promised a mass-market rollout matching what Tesla’s future cars would offer and cost. And, analysts warn, record-low gas prices threatened to deflate the electric-car market altogether. But in his first public appearance in Motor…

What is Elon Musk email address?April 9, 2011 – 09:21 am

What is Elon Musk email address?

Reason is Newton s Third Law. In vacuum, there is nothing to push against. You must react against ejected mass. — Elon Musk (@elonmusk) Musk went beyond the SpaceX to explain how far off we are from things such as, say, elevators to space. And pls don t ask me about space elevators until someone at least builds a carbon nanotube structure longer than a footbridge Ion thrusters are great, but have extremely tiny force (photon thruster even less)…

Elon and Talulah MuskFebruary 13, 2014 – 11:38 am

Elon and Talulah Musk

When Elon Musk split up with wife Talulah Riley for the first time, he told the whole world. Eighteen months later, that happy person apparently was him, as they tied the knot again in July 2013. But the rekindled romance didn t last. On Wednesday – the day many people make vows for the coming year – the couple officially broke their marital vow. Musk filed for divorce in Los Angeles County Superior Court on New Year s Eve. The couple said they were…