SpaceX Launch HDNovember 12, 2016 – 12:49 pm

SpaceX Launch HD

By Mike Killian SpaceX is poised to try igniting their Falcon-9 v1.1 booster again early tomorrow morning, kicking off the United States’ 2015 space launch manifest with the CRS-5 Dragon to resupply the International Space Station (ISS) after having resolved a technical issue which days ago. The mission, which is the fifth such flight under SpaceX’s $1.6 billion Commercial Resupply Services (CRS) contract with NASA, aimed for a precise 1-second launch…

Where is Elon Musk Today?November 10, 2016 – 12:36 pm

Where is Elon Musk Today?

Tesla’s cars already have enough technology already inside them to run autonomously, founder and chief executive Elon Musk said Tuesday. They just wouldn’t be as safe as they need to be. Musk appeared Tuesday on stage at the Nvidia GPU Technology Conference (GTC) where he was interviewed by Nvidia’s chief executive, Jen-Hsun Huang. Huang had previously shown off Nvidia’s Drive PX module for cars, which pairs two Nvidia Tegra X1 chips to deliver 2.3…

SpaceX Launch siteNovember 9, 2016 – 12:32 pm

SpaceX Launch site

A SpaceX launch lifts off from Cape Canaveral, Florida. Photograph: Mike Brown/Reuters A SpaceX rocket was scheduled on Sunday to launch a US satellite from deep storage to deep space, where it will keep tabs on solar storms and image Earth from nearly 1 million miles away. After sending DSCOVR on its way to orbit, the rocket’s discarded first stage will attempt to land itself on a platform floating in the Atlantic Ocean about 370 miles northeast…

Elon Musk YouTube 2015November 7, 2016 – 12:17 pm

Elon Musk YouTube 2015

The Hyperloop sounds like science fiction, Elon Musk’s pipe dream: leapfrog high speed rail and go right to packing us into capsules that fling us across the country in hours using what are, essentially, pneumatic tubes. It sounds crazy, when you think about it. It’s starting to look a little less crazy. Hyperloop Transportation Technologies announced today that it has signed agreements to work with Oerlikon Leybold Vacuum and global engineering design…

Elon Musk $1 SalaryNovember 1, 2016 – 02:20 am

Elon Musk $1 Salary

The late Steve Jobs, cofounder and former CEO of Apple, famously drew a $1 per year salary from the time he returned to the company in 1997 until his resignation for health issues in 2011. He wasn’t alone either: before, during and after that period, some of Silicon Valley’s biggest and brightest leaders — not to mention those in other major industries outside of California –have drawn just $1 a year in salary for being the head of their respective…

Elon Musk 3 CompaniesOctober 25, 2016 – 01:52 am

Elon Musk 3 Companies

Jewel Samad/AFPTesla and Solar City shares have been getting clobbered. Both stocks are also down from their highs over the past month — Tesla by 14% and Solar City by 20%. Tesla topped out during the trading day at $291 on Sept. 4, and Solar City hit $76 on Sept. 12. Elon Musk is CEO of Tesla and chairman of Solar City, so he s been shedding net worth. How much net worth? He owns over 33 million shares of Tesla and almost 21 million shares of Solar…

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…