SpaceX Launch Live updatesJuly 31, 2016 – 05:09 pm

SpaceX Launch Live updates

Update: And the mission is scrubbed yet again. Just this past weekend, SpaceX attempted to launch a massive rocket into space with the Deep Space Climate Observatory (or “DSCOVR”) satellite in tow. Alas, the mission was scrubbed at the last second due to radar-tracking issues. Then it got postponed again yesterday due to weather. But fear not! They’re trying again. Right now, in fact. And you can watch it live here. Update: As noted above, the launch…

SpaceX Launch December 3 2013July 22, 2016 – 04:49 pm

SpaceX Launch December 3 2013

CLICK IMAGE above for Slideshow - The unmanned Space Exploration Technologies Falcon 9 rocket is seen before liftoff … SpaceX added another historic mission to its resume with the successful launch of its Falcon 9 rocket with a $100 million SES-8 satellite in tow. The successful launch came from Cape Canaveral on Tuesday afternoon after in recent weeks. The entry of SpaceX into the commercial market is a game-changer,SES chief technology officer…

Elon Musk SpaceX stakeJuly 16, 2016 – 04:23 pm

Elon Musk SpaceX stake

Google and Fidelity Investments have made a $1 billion investment in SpaceX, the private spacecraft venture backed by Tesla Motors Inc founder Elon Musk. SpaceX and its largest rival, Richard Branson’s Virgin Group, say they can bring low-cost internet access around the world to billions who don’t yet have it, but the start-up costs they face are literally astronomical. The Wall Street Journal reported that the funding values SpaceX at $10 billion…

Elon Musk EnergyJuly 10, 2016 – 03:40 pm

Elon Musk Energy

The biggest single impediment to a global explosion in renewable energy is storage. Crack the challenge of expensive batteries and a future without carbon-heavy energy sources becomes possible. Ditto the dangerous alternative of nuclear and even the most recent booming sector, shale oil and gas. South African born and raised billionaire Elon Musk has been investing heavily in trying to develop the holy grail for renewable energy sources like solar…

Video SpaceX LaunchJuly 1, 2016 – 02:30 pm

Video SpaceX Launch

The unmanned Falcon 9 rocket launched by SpaceX on a cargo resupply service mission to the International Space Station (ISS), lifts off from the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Cape Canaveral, Florida January 10, 2015. An unmanned Space Exploration Technologies mission blasted off on Saturday carrying cargo for the ISS, but efforts to reland the rocket on a sea platform failed, the firm said. The Dragon cargo capsule itself was successfully launched…

Elon Musk a Good LeadershipJune 27, 2016 – 01:52 pm

Elon Musk a Good Leadership

Tesla Motors founder Elon Musk has once again demonstrated business leadership by offering a business solution to climate change. Musk’s act of leadership is to open-source his company’s invaluable intellectual property for building world-class electric cars to the global auto industry. Musk’s actions must look crazy to many business leaders and Wall Street “financial engineers, ” and they must be questioning whether it violates Musk’s fiduciary obligation…

Elon Musk 1 Dollar SalaryJune 20, 2016 – 01:27 pm

Elon Musk 1 Dollar Salary

Do you have what it takes to lead the life of an entrepreneur? If you think you do, try living off only a dollar a day for a month. It’s a challenge Elon Musk once faced to see if he had what it took to be successful. Before he became the billionaire he is today and before he became a millionaire at the age of 28, Elon Musk was once a starving college kid at Queen’s University in Ontario, but not because of circumstance — it was his choice. The Tesla…

Space x PrizeJune 11, 2016 – 01:10 pm

Space x Prize

About the Google Lunar XPRIZE The mission of the Google Lunar XPRIZE is to incentivize space entrepreneurs to create a new era of affordable access to the Moon and beyond. Created in 2007, the Google Lunar XPRIZE has reinvigorated the public’s interest in the Moon by highlighting the endeavors and technological achievements of the competition’s global teams. It is also inspiring the next generation of scientists, engineers, space explorers, and adventurers…

Does Elon Musk Own SolarCityJune 3, 2016 – 12:32 pm

Does Elon Musk Own SolarCity

SolarCity workers install a rooftop solar system. Image: SolarCity. A L.A. Times article caught the media s attention because it highlighted the $4.9 billion in government assistance that Elon Musk has received to build SolarCity (NASDAQ: SCTY), Tesla Motors (NASDAQ: TSLA), and SpaceX. Musk questioned some of the implications that his company needed the assistance to survive, but the staggering sum of money is worth some thought for investors. Previously…

Elon Musk Tesla Motors NewsJune 1, 2016 – 12:29 pm

Elon Musk Tesla Motors News

It’s been more than a year since Tesla’s Elon Musk rolled out his so-called Hyperloop, which way out-high-speeds high-speed rail. As in: “Passengers [would travel] between Los Angeles and San Francisco in less than 30 minutes, thanks to an ultralight design and an innovative combination of air blades and a semi-evacuated tube.” The future! Related And that was kind of it until December, when there was word that the future wasn’t just some idea left…