Tesla Motors Elon Musk emailJuly 31, 2014 – 03:35 pm

Tesla Motors Elon Musk email

Shortly after I posted a story that Tesla’s certified pre-owned webpage had gone live on Saturday, the Tesla Motors website and Twitter were hacked by an unknown assailant, as was Elon Musk’s personal Twitter. For several hours this past Saturday, the Tesla website redirected to a spoof website while the official Twitter feeds spit out all sorts of infantile messages before the automaker regained control of its sites and social media. Tesla released…

SpaceX October 7April 3, 2012 – 09:38 am

SpaceX October 7

SpaceX’s Falcon 9 rocket with a Dragon spacecraft is rolled out to the company’s launch pad in Cape Canaveral, Florida. Credit: SpaceX There will be more Dragons in space! The SpaceX Dragon’s next launch to the International Space Station has been scheduled for Sunday, October 7, 2012, NASA and SpaceX announced today. This will be the first of 12 contracted flights by SpaceX to resupply the space station and marks the second trip by a Dragon to the…

What is Elon Musk Salary?June 12, 2013 – 11:08 am

What is Elon Musk Salary?

The Tesla chief executive s total compensation package in 2014 was $35, 360, according to a regulatory filing. That would only get you half way to buying a Tesla Model S. But the founder of the electric car maker didn t accept even that amount, and he didn t receive any cash from stock or bonuses last year. In fact, Musk has never accepted his Tesla salary, according to the Wednesday filing. Tesla said it calculated Musk s modest salary using what…

SolarCity Elon Musk ChairmanOctober 29, 2010 – 09:23 am

SolarCity Elon Musk Chairman

Ucilia Wang of Forbes reports SolarCity s Bold Move To Become A Solar Panel Maker. SolarCity is one of the largest installers and leasers of residential solar panels, so buying a solar photo-voltaic manufacturing maker, Silveo, is described by Wang as an unusual move. SolarCity stock, SCTY i up 18.11%. The decision reflects SolarCity’s desire to control its equipment supply and, in particular, the supply of low-cost solar panels that are efficient…

NASA SpaceX BlogDecember 14, 2012 – 05:32 pm

NASA SpaceX Blog

After flight delays getting into Orlando last night due to thunderstorms, Sunday started as a beautiful day for the NASA Social team participating in the NASA SpaceX CRS-6 pre-launch tour. You can see some of the pictures of my fellow NASA Social team members on this FaceBook page and I’m posting all of my pictures on SmugMug. This morning we were treated to a tour of the iconic Vehicle Assembly Building (VAB), originally built to assemble payloads…

Cameron Diaz and Elon MuskMarch 13, 2012 – 08:25 am

Cameron Diaz and Elon Musk

Fri., Jan. 2, 2015 5:45 AM PST Steve Granitz/WireImage Maybe the third time will be the charm? Elon Musk and his wife, Talulah Riley , have decided to split for the second time. The two wed for the first time in 2010 but divorced in 2012. Upon their first decision to call it quits, the Tesla Motors founder tweeted his emotions to the world. @rileytalulah It was an amazing four years. I will love you forever. You will make someone very happy one day,he…

Spacex-3 ReturnJune 5, 2011 – 08:44 am

Spacex-3 Return

Astronaut Rick Mastracchio works on the Antibiotic Effectiveness in Space-1 (AES-1) investigation during Expedition 38 aboard the International Space Station. Credit: NASA April launches bring May research returns. While the splashdown of SpaceX s Dragon spacecraft on May 18 will conclude the company s third contracted resupply mission to the International Space Station, it also serves as a high point for the scientists who have investigations returning…

Why did Elon Musk founded Solar City?September 16, 2013 – 08:29 am

Why did Elon Musk founded Solar City?

SolarCity, Elon Musk’s renewable energy company, is buying solar panel manufacturer Silevo with plans to build a factory in New York state that can meet the demands of the growing industry. The deal, announced Tuesday by the dominant installer of solar panels on U.S. homes, will be the first step in SolarCity’s plans to build more such panel factories in anticipation that the industry will continue to grow, said a blog post on the deal written by…

Tesla Elon Musk ShareJanuary 14, 2014 – 10:20 am

Tesla Elon Musk Share

Elon Musk made $1.1 billion on paper yesterday, according to the Bloomberg Billionaires index, as shares of (TSLA) gained nearly 14 percent. The haul brings his net worth to $11.7 billion, up 47.8 percent since the start of the year. This chart shows the vertiginous climb in Musk’s net worth since spring—and especially since the end of 2013: The right edge of the chart resembles the neck of a noshing Apatosaurus. Musk’s fortune closely tracks with…

SpaceX Launch Failure CauseJuly 28, 2014 – 10:15 am

SpaceX Launch Failure Cause

(photo credit: Bruce Weaver/AFP/Getty Images) Matt Kamlet, CBS Los Angeles LOS ANGELES (CBSLA.com) — Southern California-based SpaceX on Monday released a preliminary summary addressing the loss of its Falcon 9 launch vehicle and failure of the CRS-7 mission that occurred in June. After liftoff of the Falcon 9 from Cape Canaveral in Florida on June 28, systems appeared to be normal through the launch’s first stage, but 139 seconds into flight, the…