SpaceX Brownsville TX LocationApril 26, 2018 – 04:13 pm

SpaceX Brownsville TX Location

The Space Exploration Technologies Corporation, or SpaceX, will build a commercial site used for orbital launches in Brownsville, Texas. On Monday, August 4, Rick Perry, the current governor of Texas, announced that the state will provide over $15 million to fund the project. Texas Enterprise Fund will offer $2.3 million and $13 million will be contributed by the Spaceport Trust Fund to the Cameron County Spaceport Development Corp., which is expected…

60 Minutes and Elon MuskApril 22, 2018 – 04:11 pm

60 Minutes and Elon Musk

“So many children dream of fast cars and rocket ships, but few actually grow up to build them — and change the world in the process. Scott Pelley profiles Elon Musk, who at 42 years old is a billionaire Silicon Valley entrepreneur.” Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk makes a big primetime appearance in this 60 Minutes CBS interview from last night. It’s almost all praise from 60 Minutes, but we do see Elon Musk near tears when the discussion turns to the…

SpaceX Launch DEC 3 2013April 18, 2018 – 04:08 pm

SpaceX Launch DEC 3 2013

By Virgil Labrador, Editor-in-Chief Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Florida, December 3, 2013 - –Space Exploration Technologies (SpaceX) successfully completed its first geostationary transfer mission, delivering the SES-8 satellite to its targeted 295 x 80, km orbit at 5:41 pm local time. After two previous attempts that were marred by technical glitches, Falcon 9 executed a picture-perfect flight, meeting 100% of mission objectives. Falcon 9…

SpaceX crs-7 NewsApril 17, 2018 – 04:08 pm

SpaceX crs-7 News

WASHINGTON, /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ - The following is a statement from NASA Administrator Charles Bolden on the loss Sunday of the SpaceX Commercial Resupply Services 7 (CRS-7) mission. We are disappointed in the loss of the latest SpaceX cargo resupply mission to the International Space Station. However, the astronauts are safe aboard the station and have sufficient supplies for the next several months. We will work closely with SpaceX to understand…

SpaceX Jobs in BrownsvilleApril 15, 2018 – 04:02 pm

SpaceX Jobs in Brownsville

So SpaceX coming to Brownsville is a big deal . . . very big. So big in fact that we need to celebrate this economic win as a community. On September 22, 2013 the greater Brownsville community will come together at the Brownsville Sports Park to celebrate SpaceX joining our community and the positive economic impact to the region. While many outside of our region simply think of us as a “poor” community, the truth is that we have several new economic…

SpaceX IPO PriceApril 13, 2018 – 03:56 pm

SpaceX IPO Price

A SolarCity rooftop installation | Photo: SolarCity San Mateo-based solar power developer SolarCity has filed a registration statement with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission proposing an initial public offering of stock in the company. SolarCity, which installs photovoltaic arrays for residences, businesses, and government buildings, hopes to raise more than $200 million through the IPO. SolarCity, which has installed solar on more than…

Elon Musk Electric JetApril 12, 2018 – 03:55 pm

Elon Musk Electric Jet

Brendan Hoffman | Bloomberg | Getty Images Elon Musk, CEO of Tesla Motors and Space Exploration Technologies, or SpaceX Musk predicted that in the long-term, all modes of transportation will run entirely on electricity. With the ironic exception of rockets,he quickly added. Unfortunately, there s no way around Newton s third law. In August, Musk unveiled what he called the alpha version of the Hyperloop plan, a high-speed transit concept that…

Larry Page and Elon MuskApril 11, 2018 – 03:53 pm

Larry Page and Elon Musk

When SpaceX and Tesla founder Elon Musk recently said that with artificial intelligence we’re summoning the demon , he wasn’t joking. He was genuinely concerned about artificial intelligence turning against humanity, and according to a new book by Ashlee Vance, he still is. In his new book, , Bloomberg reporter Ashlee Vance recalls a dinner conversation he had with Musk, and here’s what he wrote: He opened up about the major fear keeping him up at…

SpaceX Paper ModelsApril 8, 2018 – 03:47 pm

SpaceX Paper Models

Here I’m presenting the long-awaited AXM version of the SpaceX Falcon 9 v1.1 in 1:100 scale, now available at my site. Several photo references from the Internet helped me complete this model, but the difficult part was to get accurate information about the real measurements of this rocket. SpaceX only provides estimated measurements of the Falcon 9 segments, so after looking at several sources, this model came out very close to the real measurements…

SpaceX Launch TimeMarch 31, 2018 – 01:01 pm

SpaceX Launch Time

SpaceX to Launch on Monday Despite Space-Station Glitch NASA—AP This image provided by NASA shows the SpaceX Dragon cargo craft just prior to being released by the International Space Station s robotic arm on May 31, 2012 A problem in a backup electronics box for the International Space Station’s robotic arm might have forced a delay of the launch of SpaceX s Dragon cargo ship, but NASA mission managers said the crew on board the ISS is in no danger…