Elon Musk Biography VideoMay 28, 2013 – 08:20 am

Elon Musk Biography Video

Read Ashlee Vance s new biography of Elon Musk and you’ll learn that this most admired of American CEOs has a car collection that has included a McLaren F1 (sold to keep his empire going), a Porsche 911 Turbo, a 1967 Series 1 Jaguar E-Type and a BMW M5. These are the cars you buy when you need to get somewhere in a hurry, and Elon Musk — even when he was 12 and marketing a novel video game — has always been in a hurry. No wonder he insisted on the…

NASA SpaceX CRS 7May 19, 2013 – 07:15 am

NASA SpaceX CRS 7

By now, I am pretty much a professional NASA hangabout. I don’t need to use Google maps to narrate my journey to the press site anymore, I know the NASA organizers and engineers by name and I am having a blast with the charming and fun NASA Social crowd. Today was a short day at Kennedy. We met up around 11 am, which is pretty civilized when you think that our meet-up time tomorrow is 12:15 am for the launch. Once everyone had boarded the busses…

SpaceX Hawthorne CA addressSeptember 7, 2013 – 12:01 pm

SpaceX Hawthorne CA address

Image via SpaceX SpaceX revealed new details of its plans to launch its own network of satellites in an application it filed with the FCC last week. The satellites, which are supposed to provide Internet access for regions with poor or no service currently, will be built and launched using some of the $1 billion SpaceX raised from Google. There are a lot of interesting details in the application, which was necessary because of the broadcast testing…