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NASA to broadcast upcoming spacewalk and SpaceX 'Dragon' departure

If you have even a passing interest in NASA, you should know about two upcoming events set to air in the coming days.<p>First, NASA will cover the departure of the SpaceX Dragon spacecraft from the International Space Station on August 26.<p>The Dragon spacecraft arrived at the station on July 20 to …

Tesla's Autopilot just got a lot more expensive without getting any better

As if Tesla's Autopilot system wasn't expensive enough, the automaker just tacked an additional 20 percent to the price tag ... without adding any …

Space Exploration
Space Travel

Here's The Billionaire Trying To Date Amber Heard After Her Divorce

Elon Musk is seemingly wasting no time in pursuing Amber Heard after her and Johnny Depp's bitter and very public divorce.<p>According to The Hollywood …

Amber Heard

Satellite Operator SES commits to first Falcon 9 Re-Flight Mission

<b>Telecommunications giant SES decided to launch the company’s SES-10 satellite on a previously flown SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket in the fourth quarter of</b> …

Tesla will soon introduce new Autopilot safety restrictions after recent accidents

After the recent and widely covered series of Tesla accidents while on Autopilot, Tesla CEO Elon Musk talked about focusing on better educating Tesla owners on how to use Autopilot features. Last month, he mentioned an upcoming blog post to highlight “how Autopilot works as a safety system and what …

Tesla

SpaceX finds first customer for its used rockets

SpaceX’s recycled rockets have found their first client — just don’t call them used.<p>Satellite operator SES, based in Luxembourg, said Tuesday it will …

Space Travel

Here's Why More Cars Don't Have Gullwing Doors

They look cool as hell but here's why they've never caught on.<p>Gullwing doors (or falconwing doors, if you must) like the ones on the new Tesla Model X are undeniably cool. But they're more than just some flashy design choice. Gullwing doors take way less clearance to open compared to traditional …

Handy

Tropical storm could be a factor in SpaceX launch Saturday

Elon Musk Will Unveil "Major Improvements" for Autopilot

On Wednesday, Elon Musk announced via Twitter that Tesla’s Autopilot is about to get some “major improvements.”<p>The current version, Autopilot 7.0, …

Tesla

SES company first to use 'second-hand' SpaceX rocket

<b>Luxembourg-based SES says it is going to be the first commercial satellite operator to launch a spacecraft on a "second-hand" rocket.</b><p>The company is booked to fly its SES-10 platform on a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket that was previously used to send cargo to the space station in April.<p>The booster, after …

Space Travel

Here’s A Simple Explanation Of How Self-Driving Cars Could Eliminate Traffic

On the highways or in the cities, sometimes traffic jams extend as far as the eye can see. You snail along at a glacial pace until all of a sudden …

Silicon Valley

A SpaceX Rocket Just Exploded At Cape Canaveral In Florida

It was all going so well for SpaceX. Just yesterday, we brought you the news that it had signed its first customer to fly on one of its reusable …

No free lunch: Tesla Model 3 owners will pay for Supercharger access - ExtremeTech

By on September 2, 2016 at 3:31 pm<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use.<p>The lower-cost Tesla Model 3 …

Tesla

Here’s a first look at the SpaceX Hyperloop test track

While Elon Musk isn’t building a Hyperloop transportation system himself (he clearly has a lot on his plate already), SpaceX is building a test track for Hyperloop pods from others. SpaceX is hosting a Hyperloop Pod Design Competition for student and engineering teams, and 23 winners were selected …

High-speed Rail

Tesla Glass: the electric automaker’s latest top-secret program

While on one hand Tesla can appear to be a fairly open company, especially considering they open-sourced their patents and Elon Musk is quite a talkative CEO; on the other hand, Tesla is also keeping a lot of cards close to its chest and secrecy is an important part of several of the automaker’s …

Tesla

Tesla to introduce new ‘Supercharger Credit’ system to reduce entry price of Model S & X

Earlier this week, Tesla updated its website with a payment option to buy ‘Supercharger credits’ hidden in the source code of the ‘MyTesla’ page of Model S and X owners, and even Model 3 reservation holders.<p>Tesla quickly reverted the update and refused to comment on the temporary change despite …

Tesla

Astronaut on SpaceX blast: We're not quitters

<b>(CNN) —</b> The dream of flight began with early humans, who watched birds dart back and forth and soar high above. This dream extended to spaceflight, as humans realized that there is more above than just our sky, that the stars are like our sun and that there are planets orbiting those stars.<p>For me, …

Space Exploration

Elon Musk’s Bad Day Was Much Worse Than We Thought

Yesterday, Elon Musk’s Falcon 9 rocket exploded during a test fire. But that wasn’t all—by the time the day was over, Musk had also lost nearly $780 …

SpaceX and NASA have released full statements about Thursday's rocket explosion — here's what they said

More than a day after the fiery explosion of a Falcon 9 rocket on a launchpad in Cape Canaveral, Florida, both SpaceX and NASA have issued full statements.<p>The rocket catastrophically blew up at a launchpad called Space Launch Center 40 (SLC-40) at 9:07 a.m. on September 1, right before a routine …

Space Travel

Tesla's Robot Supplier Says "On-Time Model 3 Startup" Is "Attainable"

The world’s largest industrial robot manufacturer, Japanese company Fanuc, employs around 600 robots at the Tesla Fremont assembly plant. That number …

Tesla

A dealer trainer tried to buy a car; he now calls car dealers 'clueless'

In an ongoing battle with Tesla Motors, state auto dealer associations have continually touted the superiority of the traditional franchised dealer …

Los Angeles

SpaceX says it can continue launching Falcon 9 rockets from two other launch pads

But there are some caveats<p>The recent Falcon 9 rocket explosion badly damaged SpaceX's Florida launch pad at Cape Canaveral, meaning the company’s primary launch site is out of commission for the foreseeable future. But while that pad undergoes repairs, SpaceX says it can continue launching vehicles …

Space Travel