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SpaceX plans to send a spacecraft to Mars as early as 2018

SpaceX plans to send its Dragon spacecraft to Mars as early as 2018, the company announced today — marking a major first step toward CEO Elon Musk’s goal of sending humans to the Red Planet. The company didn’t say how many spacecraft it will send, but hinted it would conduct a series of these …

NASA Says It Will Help SpaceX With Mars 2018 Mission

While cutting funding for its own Mars programs<p>SpaceX just announced it's hoping to land an uncrewed Dragon capsule on Mars in 2018, which would make it the first private company to land on another planet. But it's not going alone.<p>According to a blog post today from NASA Deputy Administrator Dava …

Space Exploration

The Real Reason the U.S. Air Force Won't Build New F-22 Raptors

Almost every defense-industrial publication this month has covered the language in the House version of the 2017 National Defense Authorization bill …

Aviation

NASA's on a Mission to Create a More Awesome Airplane

NASA announced its latest mission—create a new generation of experimental aircraft to push the frontiers of modern aviation.<p>The project, known as New …

Tesla Model 3 prototype driving around the Gigafactory [Video]

Motor Trend is still teasing its exclusive photoshoot with a Model 3 prototypes at the Gigafactory and released another behind the scene live video of the shoot. Who can blame them since it’s obviously working.<p>We all want to see more of the car and driving around the Gigafactory is not a bad way to …

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FAA orders 'urgent' engine fixes for Boeing 787 Dreamliners

<b>(CNN) —</b> Describing it as an "urgent safety issue," the Federal Aviation Administration has ordered modifications on specific General Electric engines on some 787 Dreamliners because an icing problem could force those engines to shut down in flight.<p>Friday's FAA airworthiness directive stems from a …

Aviation

FAA orders urgent fix to engines that could shut down on Boeing 787s

The FAA ordered airlines to urgently modify engines on Boeing 787 Dreamliners, due to an icing problem that can cause a specific model of GE engine …

Sepang tweaks will make circuit quicker and more challenging

<p><strong>Malaysia's Sepang International Circuit will be a "faster" and "more challenging" track once major refurbishment …

Photos of the Tesla Model 3 like you’ve never seen before

Not even a month since Elon Musk introduced the Model 3 to the world, it’s clear that Tesla already has a huge hit on its hands. Even before anyone …

Opinion: Tesla’s Elon Musk is doing for executive compensation what he did for electric cars

It’s hard to think of a move that a corporation could make that should win the simultaneous applause of investors, Bernie Sanders and the ghost of …

Tesla Model 3 ‘walkaround’ at the Gigafactory [Video]

It looks like Motor Trend is trying to redeem itself following last week’s Apple car fiasco. The car review magazine managed to convince Tesla to get a few hours with a Model 3 prototype for a photoshoot at the Tesla Gigafactory in Nevada.<p>While the official pictures and videos are not available …

Iron Man joins new Spider-Man film

Iron Man is now #TeamSpidey.<p>Robert Downey Jr. has signed on to appear as Tony Stark in Sony Pictures’ <i>Spider-Man: Homecoming</i>, further weaving the new …

Interesting Animation Explains How Airplanes Are Able to Fly

Drag. Thrust. Lift. Jet engines. Propellers. Wings. This animation breaks down just exactly how an airplane flies and it’s pretty damn interesting. …

The Tesla Model X Is Suffering From Quality Issues

When the Tesla Model S launched, we called it the world’s most expensive beta test, since the copious quality issues made early adopters seem like …

Apple hires Tesla VP Chris Porritt for special projects

Chris PorrittTesla<p>Earlier this year, the Wall Street Journal reported that Steve Zadesky, the 16-year Apple veteran leading up the company's electric car project, had departed the company.<p>It looks as if Apple has found his replacement. Electrek reported on Tuesday that Apple has hired Chris Porritt …

Tesla

Parody Video of Tesla Model 3 vs Faraday Future, Porsche, Audi

Reddit Email Comments<p>A new parody video comes to us from <i>Tesla Motors Fans</i> of YouTube depicting the fate of Audi, Porsche and Lexus, when Tesla …

Tesla

New front wing to blame for Grosjean's handling woes in China

Romain Grosjean's struggles with his Haas car in China were triggered in part by the necessity to switch to a new front wing design after his …

Watch This Compilation of SpaceX Launches for the Crashes

Yes, we could watch that gif of the Falcon 9 rocket landing itself on a drone ship all day long. But, after watching this string of the last four …

NASA Really Is Trying to Grow Potatoes on Mars

Scientists cooking up test with potato pros in Peru; 65 varieties, red desert dirt<p>PAMPAS DE LA JOYA, Peru—As humans prepare to blast off to Mars, there is still the question of what they’ll eat once they colonize the red planet. Scientists who have traveled here to the Peruvian desert say they have …

Study Skills

Tesla launches new Model S with updated design

This is the new Tesla Model S. And it looks like a Model S, but slightly different — gone is the false grille. The new Model S features a Model X-like nose, in line with the recently announced Model 3. Instead, Tesla has opted for a subtle mustache-like black T like the one on the Model X.<p>But the …

Tesla

Ford just made cop-spotting a whole lot harder

The company's new slim-profile LED visor light bar makes it all but impossible to tell that the car behind you is about to ask for a mandatory "donation" to the Policeman's Ball.<p><b>Update, October 3:</b> <i>This story has been updated to include yet another light bar that makes its cop cars that much harder</i> …

Photons

Tesla Model X: Electric Meets Extravagant

With gull-wing doors and Lamborghini-like acceleration, Tesla’s Model X P90D Ludicrous—an electric all-wheel-drive luxury SUV—comes loaded with contradiction<p>By<p>Dan Neil<p>Dan Neil<p>The Wall Street Journal<p>Biography<p>@Danneilwsj<p>Dan.Neil@wsj.com<p><b>LET’S ADDRESS WHAT</b> some might consider the morally inconsistent …

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The Secret of Elon Musk's Success Is Hidden in Plain Sight | Inc.com

Elon Musk commands an arguably outsize level of attention for himself and his two companies, SpaceX and Tesla, which are basically a NASA cargo delivery contractor and niche car maker, respectively.<p>Don't get me wrong, Musk has clearly earned his business chops, but literally hundreds of executives …

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Tesla just did something that a traditional carmaker would consider unimaginable

It wasn't a horrible miss, and Tesla has a history of overpromising and under-delivering, which is actually a good thing given the company's ambitions.<p>But the electric-car maker made a remarkable admission in explaining the shortfall, which largely resulted from a lack of necessary parts for the …

Watch a Tesla race against a Boeing 737

While everyone’s eyes are on Tesla’s affordable electric car, the Model 3, it’s easy to forget that Tesla makes some pretty speedy vehicles. In a bit of a friendly competition, the company pitted its Model S against a Qantas Boeing 737-800 preparing for take-off.<p>The race is certainly speedy. The …

Tesla blames 'hubris' for Model X part delays

<b>Tesla Motors has revealed that supplies of its Model X electric car have been impacted by a shortage of parts meaning delays for some who have ordered them.</b><p>It blamed its own "hubris" for overloading the Model X with technology.<p>It revealed that it delivered 14,820 cars in the first quarter, falling …

Tesla Model 3 and Chevy Bolt: Fight to the death or EV lovefest?

Tesla finally revealed its Model 3 last week, well after Chevy showed off its Bolt. Both promise the public an affordable electric car with good range, but which is the best?<p>When Chevrolet let journalists drive its Bolt electric vehicle at CES earlier this year, this well-established carmaker …

Electric Vehicles

Tesla Model 3 First Ride: Yes, Tesla Will Sell A Ton

Tesla Motors domination of the future U.S. electric car market seems likely now.<p><b>Test Ride:</b> As soon as I arrived at the SpaceX facilities in Hawthorne, Calif., a Tesla employee whisked me to the Model 3 for a test ride with two other passengers. The ride was brief but it isn’t hard to see where all …

Tesla

Elon Musk Just Unveiled the Latest Chapter in His 'Secret Master Plan' | VICE News

Tesla CEO Elon Musk unveiled Thursday the latest step in the company's "secret master plan" — the Model 3 electric car, which costs $35,000 and can travel 215 miles on a single charge. That's far cheaper and more technologically advanced than previous Tesla electric vehicles.<p>"This is really …