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SpaceX: Elon Musk Shares Staggering Video That Shows True Size of Rockets

Elon Musk has shared a video that helps visualize the sheer scale of SpaceX’s rockets, and the results are awe-inspiring. The CEO retweeted a video …

Space Travel

If we can build the International Space Station, ‘we can do anything’ – UN Champion for Space

“Through that single visor, you see how fragile the Earth’s atmosphere is … it’s almost like someone put this thin film over the surface of our …

Space Exploration

Time May Be Running Out For Those Betting Against Elon Musk / Tesla

FOR THOSE FIGHTING ELON MUSK AND TESLA, THE CLOCK IS TICKING<p>Tesla haters are coming out of the woodwork <i>everywhere.</i> That said, there could be some …

Tesla

Exclusive: Prince Charles planning to add electric cars to royal fleet

Prince Charles has long been keen to make cars eco-friendly – 10 years ago, he converted his old Aston Martin to wine-based fuel. Now he is planning to go one step further and introduce an electric car to his fleet, The Telegraph can reveal.<p>The Prince of Wales has test-driven a luxurious Tesla car …

Prince Charles

A Spacecraft Is Closing in on a Mineable Asteroid

Last week, we told you about Made in Space, the California company manufacturing ultra-high-quality fiber optics and more aboard the International …

Space Exploration

Musk's Boring Company wins bid to build high-speed system in Chicago

(Reuters) - The City of Chicago has selected billionaire entrepreneur Elon Musk's The Boring Company to build a high-speed underground commuter system from the Loop to O'Hare International Airport, one of the world's busiest, media reported on Wednesday.<p>The system will be comprised of 16-passenger …

Elon Musk

Here’s what NASA’s Opportunity rover saw as it was swallowed up by the Martian dust storm

Things are not looking great for NASA’s Opportunity rover on Mars. The rover, which is nearing its 15th year, is currently stuck in a fierce dust …

Dust Storms

NASA Finds Ancient Organic Material, Mysterious Methane on Mars

NASA’s Curiosity rover has found new evidence preserved in rocks on Mars that suggests the planet could have supported ancient life, as well as new …

Methane

Daimler unveils electric eCascadia semi truck to compete with Tesla Semi, launches electric truck group

Daimler, one of the world’s largest truck maker, has been feeling the pressure from Tesla’s electric truck – going as far as saying that they have “passed them by” if the claims Tesla is making about its electric semi truck are true.<p>Now the German truck manufacturer is answering back with the …

Tesla Semi

The First Teardown Of A Tesla Model 3 Battery Is Quite Surprising

The heart of a Tesla, or, really, any electric car, is its battery pack. Engineering a pack that’s reasonably compact, light and structurally sound …

Tesla

NASA administrator promises not to abandon International Space Station without alternative plan

Jim Bridenstine touched on many topics today about NASA’s future<p>Today, NASA’s new administrator, Jim Bridenstine, spoke candidly with a group of reporters in Washington, DC about the direction of NASA, touching on everything from deep space rockets to climate change.<p>During the hour-long roundtable …

Space Science

Tesla unveils new white next-gen Roadster prototype at shareholder meeting

At the Tesla Semi unveiling last year, Tesla unveiled two next-generation Roadster prototypes: one red working prototype and another grey design model.<p>The automaker is now showing a new white Roadster model at its shareholder meeting.<p>Tesla is holding its 2018 shareholder meeting today.<p>It is …

Tesla

SpaceX crew director moves to academia, says company will win race to space

Garrett Reisman said landing rockets is right up there with spacewalks.<p>After more than seven years, Garrett Reisman will leave his position at SpaceX …

Space Exploration

A NASA astronaut who spent 665 days circling the planet reveals the misery of going to the bathroom in space

Thomson Reuters<p><b>NASA astronaut Peggy Whitson has logged a whopping 665 days in space.</b>• <b><br>That's an American record, and it's more time in space than just</b> …

Space Science

Game of Thrones composer plays theme tune on Nintendo Labo

<i>Game of Thrones</i> is known for having one of the most epic theme tunes in TV history, but who knew it would sound just as good played on cardboard …

Nintendo DS sees new life as the ‘Neon Advance’

Modder goes the one-screen route<p>What happens when a Nintendo DS comes apart in two pieces? For modder Joe Bleeps, the answer is the “Neon Advance.”<p>Even if two halves of the clamshell are separated — which on the older version of Nintendo’s handheld, kinda happened a lot — the lower portion of an …

SpaceX team spotted removing Block 5 landing legs prior to teardown analysis

Reddit Email Comments<p>Teslarati photographer Tom Cross has captured SpaceX technicians removing the landing legs from the first Falcon 9 Block 5 …

The Hubble Space Telescope in orbit

AI And The Third Wave Of Silicon Processors

The semiconductor industry is currently caught in the middle of what I call the third great wave of silicon development for processing data. This time, the surge in investment is driven by the rising hype and promising future of artificial intelligence, which relies on machine learning techniques …

Machine Learning

You'll Need Pen And Paper To Play This Nintendo Switch Role-Playing Game

<b>Old school cool.</b>Japanese company Gift Ten Industry is releasing a game on Switch that requires a pen and paper to play.The game has a tentative title …

Why this rare asteroid was 'exiled' from our solar system

<b>(CNN) —</b> On the edge of our solar system is a cold, dark region containing asteroids, comets and icy objects, called the Kuiper Belt. It's also the home of oddities called Kuiper Belt Objects.<p>These KBOs present many challenges for astronomers because they're usually harder to study, existing in a …

Simulated Moon Dust Kills Cells and Alters DNA, Signaling Trouble for Future Lunar Colonists

Astronauts hoping stay on the moon for long-term missions have another reason to worry about moon dust: It could be quite harmful if inhaled, as …

Tesla Model 3 Driven Cross-Country By World's Oldest(?) Owner

AN 83-YEAR OLD JUST DROVE ACROSS THE COUNTRY IN HIS TESLA MODEL 3 AND LOVED IT<p><i>Guest blog post: Barbara Pressman*</i><p>We were busy at work at our Deerfield …

Mainstream Media Review: Tesla Model 3 Exceeds Expectations

Looking at the recent roundup of press surrounding Tesla's Model 3, it's clear that the car is making waves. "The most exciting vehicle on the market …

Jeff Bezos says Amazon is not his 'most important work.' It's this secretive rocket company that toils in the Texas desert.

Jeff Bezos, the richest human on Earth, says Amazon and other lucrative ventures will never be as important to him as Blue Origin, his secretive aerospace startup in the Texas desert.<p>Bezos made the comments during a wide-ranging interview with Mathias Döpfner, the CEO of Axel Springer (Business …

Boeing Says Falcon Heavy 'Can't Compete' With SLS

But One Rocket Has Flown, The Other May Be Years Away SpaceX reached a significant milestone in February when it successfully launched the Falcon …

Elon Musk says don’t worry about Tesla’s burn rate—he might be right

History suggests Tesla's cashflow situation is likely to improve this year.<p>A lot of people are worried about how quickly Tesla is burning through …

Nintendo Labo Racked Up Almost Double The Sales Of God Of War In Japan

<b>Cardboard is king.</b>The weekly Media Create sales figures for Japan are out, and the big news is that the <b>Labo Variety Kit</b> outsold PS4 exclusive <b>God of</b> …

Some neat and clever creations people have made with Nintendo Labo so far

From paper Game & Watch games to music covers<p>Nintendo’s DIY cardboard Labo construction kits for the Switch were released last week, offering multitudes of projects to build and play with. But the beauty of the Labo is that you can turn cardboard and the Switch into anything. For example, the …

How Nintendo Labo Reflects Japanese Culture

It’s a Saturday afternoon in Osaka. My two youngest sons are sitting at the kitchen table, pulling out sheets of cardboard to make Nintendo Labo. The …