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…

SolarCity Elon MuskOctober 30, 2017 – 08:27 am

SolarCity Elon Musk

APElon Musk.Billionaire entrepreneur Elon Musk has loaded up SolarCity shares, just days after famed short-seller Jim Chanos disclosed he is shorting the stock. Musk currently owns 20, 805, 082 shares. SolarCity closed up $3.62, or 8.83%, to end the day at $44.61 per share. Chanos thinks SolarCity s business model is similar to that of a subprime financing company. And the residential model, I d like to point out — SolarCity is really a subprime…

Elon Musk VS Auto DealersOctober 26, 2017 – 08:21 am

Elon Musk VS Auto Dealers

Originally published on Gas2. By Chris DeMorro Auto dealerships have been longstanding powerhouses in state capitals across the nation, but the tides may be turning thanks to Tesla. Yet the progress to establish company-owned Tesla stores may not be going fast for Elon Musk, who is considering a national-level debate about how “free” the free-market for cars really is. So far, Elon Musk has met with more victories than losses in his quest to sell…

SpaceX HeadquartersOctober 25, 2017 – 08:19 am

SpaceX Headquarters

An interview published Tuesday (via Bloomberg News) for billionaire entrepreneur Elon Musk – CEO of both Tesla Motors and SpaceX – reveals a variety of upcoming initiatives for his companies, from a new engineering office in Seattle to a new Tesla vehicle with advanced autonomous-driving features. Musk, who founded SpaceX (officially known as Space Exploration Technologies Corp.) in 2002, told Bloomberg News that he’s optimistic in his company settling…

Did Elon Musk Started TeslaOctober 24, 2017 – 08:17 am

Did Elon Musk Started Tesla

REUTERS/Noah Berger Elon Musk did not join Tesla Motors, take the helm as CEO, and pour hefty amounts of his own cash into the company with the hope of getting money back, he said Wednesday night at the Wall Street Journal s D: All Things Digital Conference. The reason for Tesla is not because I wanted to get a return on investment,he said. Today we’ve got quite a high market cap, so it may seem obviously a good thing to have done, but for many…

Wiki Elon MuskOctober 23, 2017 – 08:16 am

Wiki Elon Musk

Summary [edit] Photocopy of code for Blastar game, created by Elon Musk Licensing [edit] This is a screenshot of a non-free, and the copyright for it is most likely held by the company or person that developed the game. It is believed that the use of a limited number of web-resolution screenshots for identification and critical commentary on the computer or video game in question or the copyrighted character(s) or item(s) depicted on the screenshot…

SpaceX SplashdownOctober 22, 2017 – 08:15 am

SpaceX Splashdown

Launch of the SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket in July 2014. Click to heinleinenate. Photo by SpaceX/W Michael Harding They did a flight test of this in April, but the video was unfortunately corrupted. But a second attempt, during a launch on July 14, 2014, went better. The mission was to put a collection of global communication satellites in orbit, but there was also a test of the soft landing system as well. The test went pretty much according to plan, although…

Who is Elon Musk Wife?October 21, 2017 – 08:11 am

Who is Elon Musk Wife?

AP Photo/Mark J. TerrillElon Musk.Justine Musk, the first wife of billionaire Elon Musk, knows a thing or two about wealth and hard work — her ex-husband is a founder of PayPal and the CEO of Tesla and SpaceX and has an estimated net worth of $12.1 billion. Her answer is no,though she says the Quora reader is asking the wrong question. You re determined. So what? You haven t been racing naked through shark-infested waters yet,she writes. Will you…

Elon Musk HyperloopOctober 17, 2017 – 08:05 am

Elon Musk Hyperloop

Mike Nudelman/Business InsiderAn illustrated Elon Musk stands in front of an imagined Hyperloop. When Elon Musk, the PayPal billionaire, announced his plans for a near-supersonic transport system of passenger capsules levitating inside tubes it sounded like science fiction. Now the concept is to get its first working test track. A full-scale version of the Hyperloop concept is to be built in central California next year, using magnets and fans to…