SpaceX 7 Launch dateMay 23, 2018 – 05:36 pm

SpaceX 7 Launch date

Following SpaceX’s announcement that their Falcon 9 launch date will be slipping from its April 30 target, evaluations have been taking place – in cooperation with NASA – to ascertain when the Dragon spacecraft can make its debut attempt to berth with the International Space Station (ISS). With the NET date of May 7 now official, Dragon will have two opportunities before potential conflicts with an upcoming Soyuz mission. Falcon 9 Slippage: Being…

Elon Musk Falcon 9 LaunchMay 22, 2018 – 05:35 pm

Elon Musk Falcon 9 Launch

Topics: Private spaceflight, mission status, human spaceflight, International Space Station The demise of an International Space Station-bound Falcon 9 rocket last month was likely caused by a broken liquid helium bottle strut, according to SpaceX CEO Elon Musk. Speaking to reporters by phone, Musk said the mishap, which occurred 139 seconds into the flight of CRS-7, flooded the upper stage liquid oxygen tank with excess helium. The tank overpressurized…

When is Elon Musk announcementMay 21, 2018 – 05:33 pm

When is Elon Musk announcement

Mike Nudelman/Business InsiderTesla Motors CEO Elon Musk just announced the company s newest product Tesla Energy, a suite of batteries designed to power homes, businesses and utilities. We couldn t help but notice Musk dropped some interesting hints during his keynote presentation Thursday night. While he was talking about Tesla Energy, he started referring to the Gigafactory – the massive battery plant the company is building in Nevada – as Gigafactory…

SpaceXs LandingMay 19, 2018 – 05:31 pm

SpaceXs Landing

A rocket recovery team positioned off Florida’s East Coast is standing by for liftoff Sunday of a Falcon 9 launcher with a space weather satellite, but the demanding trajectory of the flight adds more unknowns to the company’s dicey endeavor to land the booster on a ship at sea, a SpaceX official said Saturday. Aiming to perfect an unprecedented flyback maneuver with the Falcon 9 rocket’s first stage, SpaceX officials say they made changes to the…

Inside SpaceX CapsuleMay 15, 2018 – 05:18 pm

Inside SpaceX Capsule

America has not seen a new-generation spaceship since 1979. At SpaceX headquarters in Hawthorne, Calif., on Thursday, the company will unveil the Dragon V2. SpaceX is just days away from shooting up a crew capsule to test a launch escape system designed to save astronauts lives. Buster, the dummy, is already strapped in for Wednesday s nearly mile-high ride from Cape Canaveral, Florida. He ll be alone as the capsule is fired from a ground test stand…

Elon Musk 1 DollarMay 14, 2018 – 05:13 pm

Elon Musk 1 Dollar

SpaceX and Tesla CEO Elon Musk.Long before SpaceX and Tesla CEO Elon Musk gained a net worth of an estimated $11.9 billion, or before he became a millionaire at 28 after selling his first company, Zip2, he lived off just a dollar a day. Forcing himself to live mainly off hot dogs and oranges wasn t the result of poverty or some charitable movement, but an experiment to see if he had what it takes to lead a life as an entrepreneur, he tells astrophysicist…

Where does Elon Musk Live?May 12, 2018 – 05:10 pm

Where does Elon Musk Live?

Besides a few billion dollars and rocket ships, MINDSET. Specifically, he didn’t worry about making it big. He also didn’t worry about losing everything. I heard an interview recently where Musk told Neil deGrasse Tyson that he once lived off of $1 a day. Now, to be fair, that was a dollar a day just for food. The food was hot dogs and oranges. Wouldn’t be my first choice, but to each his own. Could you live off $1 a day? Elon can. But this brings…

Tesla Elon Musk NewsMay 11, 2018 – 05:08 pm

Tesla Elon Musk News

Updated from 11:41 a.m. to include updates from the press conference throughout the story. NEW YORK (TheStreet) - Tesla Motors (TSLA - Get Report ) is attempting to put an end to fears that its Model S electric vehicle will ever run out of power, at least according to CEO Elon Musk. On a conference call with journalists, Tesla unveiled Version 6.2 of the software, which basically makes it nearly impossible to run out of battery, unless you try to…

Does Elon Musk have InstagramMay 10, 2018 – 05:01 pm

Does Elon Musk have Instagram

Elon Musk mimes Dr. Evil while explaining the role of LASERS in his Spacex Launch.If there s one thing Elon Musk is famous for, it s thinking big. In a recent interview with the Royal Aeronautics Society — a professional institution dedicated to helping the global aerospace community — Musk was asked about his favorite spacecraft from science fiction. I d have to say that would be the one in The Hitchhiker s Guide to the Galaxy that s powered by…

Tesla Elon Musk Battery VideoMay 7, 2018 – 04:59 pm

Tesla Elon Musk Battery Video

Tesla CEO Elon Musk was his usual effusive self in describing demand for his company’s new Powerwall home batteries for storing home solar energy, unveiled last week at a splashy event outside Los Angeles. He called the 38, pre-orders “crazy off the hook” while acknowledging that his company’s production can’t keep up. “There’s like no way we could possibly satisfy demand this year, ” Musk told analysts Wednesday during its first-quarter earnings…