SpaceX Rocket Failure NewsOctober 23, 2016 – 01:51 am

SpaceX Rocket Failure News

John Raoux/AP SpaceX has a contract with NASA to deliver supplies to the International Space Station. A weak metal strut most likely broke and caused the failure on 28 June of a SpaceX rocket carrying cargo bound for the International Space Station, company chief executive Elon Musk said on 20 July. The part, which secured a canister of helium inside one of the Falcon 9 rocket’s fuel tanks, broke under a force equal to one-fifth of what it was certified…

What does Elon Musk Drive?October 22, 2016 – 01:51 am

What does Elon Musk Drive?

REUTERS/Stephen LamIt can practically drive itself.On Thursday, Tesla announced several over-the-air software updates to the Model S sedan, bringing an end to range anxiety and better integrating the company s electric cars with its Supercharger network for longer journeys. But CEO Elon Musk also said that Tesla s Autopilot self-driving feature would be coming online more fully by mid-year. The current version of the software running on the Model…

Elon Musk Tesla StrategyOctober 17, 2016 – 01:24 am

Elon Musk Tesla Strategy

TwitterTesla CEO Elon Musk has a new blog post addressing the news of his cars catching on fire. The full post is below. Musk reiterates that the Model S is one of the safest cars on the road. Despite multiple high-speed accidents, there have been no deaths or serious injuries in a Model S of any kind ever,says Musk. Of course, at some point, the law of large numbers dictates that this, too, will change, but the record is long enough already for…

Tesla Elon Musk StockOctober 12, 2016 – 12:33 am

Tesla Elon Musk Stock

Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk publicly admitted Thursday that his company s stock may be overvalued. I do think people sometimes get carried away with our stock,Musk said in Carson City, Nevada, at a press conference, according to CNBC. I think our stock price is kind of high right now, to be totally honest. Tesla s stock, which was valued at about $279 a share on Friday morning, is up from around $30 a share in . It hit an all time high on Tuesday…

SpaceX WacoOctober 8, 2016 – 12:08 am

SpaceX Waco

By Rebecca Fiedler Staff Writer Is it a natural disaster? Is it the apocalypse? Not to worry – it’s SpaceX! Waco is home to the only development facility of privately owned spacecraft company, Space Exploration Technologies Corp., also known as SpaceX. Once parts for rockets and space craft are engineered and maufactured at other SpaceX locations around the country, Waco is the place they are sent to be tested before they are sent to a different SpaceX…

Elon Musk VS Nikola TeslaOctober 7, 2016 – 12:01 am

Elon Musk VS Nikola Tesla

Back in May, cartoonist The Oatmeal (or, as his momma named him, Matthew Inman) publicly reached out to Elon Musk and asked for help in his mission to build a museum dedicated to Nikola Tesla. Musk had named a company after Tesla; surely he’d want to help with a museum in his honor, right? Yep! At 2 A.M. the next morning, Elon responded by tweet: “I would be happy to help”. Two months later (on Nikola Tesla’s birthday, no less!), we now know what…

Elon Musk SpaceX YouTubeSeptember 30, 2016 – 11:30 pm

Elon Musk SpaceX YouTube

It exploded seconds after takeoff, the majesty of a rocket launch erupting suddenly into a shrapnel-spewing fireball. Then, months later, another unmanned launch went catastrophically awry: A Russian rocket spun wildly out of control after it reached orbit, eventually burning up in the atmosphere as it crashed back to Earth. Two rockets incinerated. Millions of dollars wasted. Several tons of food and cargo destined for the International Space Station…

Tesla Elon Musk SpeechSeptember 28, 2016 – 11:21 pm

Tesla Elon Musk Speech

Elon Musk’s 5 Secrets of Success. Elon Musk grew up in South Africa, went to college at the Wharton School of Business and then moved to California and started a company, sold it for a couple million, then founded Paypal which he later sold to Ebay for $1.5 billion dollars. Musk then went on to become the CEO of Tesla Motors and Space X, where he’s currently pushing the boundaries of human travel and space exploration. It’s quite clear that Elon Musk…

SpaceX 3 Commercial resupply Services FlightSeptember 27, 2016 – 11:12 pm

SpaceX 3 Commercial resupply Services Flight

SpaceX conducted a successful Falcon 9 rocket static fire test March 8, 2014, in support of its upcoming Commercial Resupply Services-3 (CRS-3) mission to the International Space Station. Credit: SpaceX Preparations are now underway for the launch of Space Exploration Technologies (SpaceX) third cargo flight to the International Space Station — including the release of the mission s official patch. During SpaceX s Commercial Resupply Services 3 (CRS-3…

Tesla Motors and Elon MuskSeptember 24, 2016 – 10:44 pm

Tesla Motors and Elon Musk

The company is no longer dismissed with contempt, as it was before it launched the 2012 Model S electric luxury sedan-which is now closing in on global sales of 100, . What s less appreciated even by Tesla fans outside the financial industry, however, is how much control Musk can wield over the company he leads. How he does that was the subject of a recent Quora post by former Wall Street Journal reporter George Anders, who now covers Silicon Valley…