Falcon Heavy

Here Are The Real Reasons For Tesla's Coming Downfall

Billionaire tech-maker and entrepreneur Elon Musk has built a growing empire running ventures that make electric cars, solar panels, and rockets that …

Tesla

Why More Taxpayer Funding to Elon Musk’s Big F-ing Rocket Would Be a Big F-ing Mistake

Opinion<p>Posted: Apr 21, 2018 12:01 AM<p><i>The opinions expressed by columnists are their own and do not represent the views of Townhall.com.</i><p>For years now, …

Space Travel

Delta IV Heavy: Powerful Launch Vehicle

The Delta IV Heavy is a variant of the Delta IV line. Until recently, it was the world's most powerful operational launch vehicle in terms of launch …

Space Exploration

Enough of the Elon Musk and Tesla Inc Snake Oil

Every time, Charlie Brown says, “This time I’m really going to kick that football.” And, every time, Lucy yanks the ball away from him at the last …

Tesla

SpaceX finally Falcon flings NASA's TESS into orbit

NASA’s TESS spacecraft is in orbit following a successful launch from Cape Canaveral’s Space Launch Complex 40.<p>SpaceX’s Falcon 9 left the launch pad …

Space Travel

SpaceX's Shotwell: Expect a 'couple more' Falcon Heavy launches this year

The Space Coast can expect a "couple more" Falcon Heavy launches from Kennedy Space Center this year, SpaceX's president said Thursday.

Falcon 9

Free self-defense class for adults 50 and older

Several free programs, from self-defense to Zentangle art, will be offered for adults ages 50 and older at the Vista Library as part of Older …

Self Defense

SpaceX Will Make Massive, Mars-Bound ‘BFR’ Rocket at L.A. Port

Elon Musk’s Space Exploration Technologies Corp. will build its giant in-development rocket, nicknamed “BFR,” at the Port of Los Angeles.<p>“Officially …

Elon Musk

Researchers Propose Mission to Intercept the Next Interstellar Asteroid

The solar system recently received its first interstellar visitor, 'Oumuamua, and researchers have now suggested a plan for a mission to meet the …

Universe

The billion-dollar question: How does the Clipper mission get to Europa? | Ars Technica

“I want to make sure the SLS Block 1 is the rocket you need, and it’s on time.”<p>LA CAÑADA FLINTRIDGE, Calif.—At one end of the conference room, four …

Astronomy

Elon Musk Is About to Spend Half a Billion Dollars on These 3 Epic Projects

New funding, woohoo!<p>Elon Musk's rocket company, SpaceX, is raising about US$500 million in new funding.<p>The cash investment would be a boon to SpaceX, …

Space Travel

Permission to Land

Thank you to all who had applied, but after much deliberation at air traffic control, we have allowed the take-off (and impending landing) of these …

Air Traffic

Elon Musk's Boring Co raises $112.5 million in funding, most from Musk

(Reuters) - Elon Musk's Boring Co said on Monday it raised $112.5 million in equity, with 90 percent coming from Musk himself, as the company seeks to build underground tunnels for its hyperloop transportation project.<p>In a regulatory filing, the company listed 31 unnamed investors as participants …

Elon Musk

SpaceX Big Falcon Rocket, Humanity's First Spaceship

Earlier this week, SpaceX CEO Elon Musk posted on Instagram a photo which he captioned “main body tool for the Big Falcon Rocket (BFR) interplanetary …

Space Travel

We may pick up Tesla Roadster and bring it back to Earth: Boeing CEO takes jibe at Elon Musk

Banter between heavyweights in the aerospace sector always calls for a ringside seat and Boeing CEO Dennis Muilenburg’s jibe at Tesla and Space X CEO …

Tesla

Elon Musk says excessive automation at Tesla was a mistake, that a human workforce is underrated- Technology News, Firstpost

<b>Tesla</b> and <b>SpaceX</b> founder Elon Musk has admitted for the first time that his electric vehicle-making company has been too reliant on robots for …

Tesla

Elon Musk's SpaceX launches to $25bn valuation

SpaceX is close to raising half a billion dollars of new funding that would value Elon Musk's rocket company at $25bn (£17.5bn), making it the world's third most valuable venture-backed start-up after Uber and Airbnb.<p>SpaceX is raising $507m in funding at a higher price than its last funding round, …

Business (India)

Elon Musk's SpaceX Could Soon Be Worth $25 Billion

SpaceX is raising $507 million in a funding round that will value Elon Musk’s rocket company at $25 billion, according to data from <i>PitchBook</i>. This …

Technology (UK)

Elon Musk's SpaceX could soon be $5 billion more valuable

A new round of investment could add billions to the company's valuation, and help Musk in his quest to reach Mars.<p>Elon Musk's rocket company, SpaceX, could be closing in on Airbnb as the second most valuable private company in the US.<p>A newly amended public filing in Delaware shows the rocket …

Space Travel

Elon Musk’s Starman Could Be Brought Back to Earth, Jokes Boeing CEO

The aerospace giants are fighting, again.<p>There’s nothing like a little friendly competition between two aerospace titans. While defending his …

Innovation

Junot Diaz Writes for a New Generation - Los Angeles Review of Books

What motivates a great novelist to write a children’s book? Author Junot Diaz joins co-hosts Eric Newman and Kate Wolf to discuss the inspiration …

Books

Boeing CEO Takes Playful Jab at Musk's Rocket-Launched Tesla

Boeing Co. Chief Executive Officer Dennis Muilenburg lauded the energy and investment that billionaires Jeff Bezos and Elon Musk are spurring in …

Business

Elon Musk Just Revealed a Key Part of The Big Falcon Rocket, And It's Freakishly Huge

The spaceship built with this tool could soon take us to Mars.<p>In September of 2016, Elon Musk announced the latest addition to the SpaceX rocket …

Space Travel

Elon Musk’s SpaceX valued at $24B, according to filing

Elon Musk’s SpaceX placed its valuation at nearly $24 billion this month in a filing related to its latest round of financing, according to a report Thursday.<p>The California-based rocket company disclosed that it had authorized another $500 million in financing from investors by selling 3 million …

Elon Musk

Rockets will travel ANYWHERE on Earth in just 60 minutes in 10 years

Gwynne Shotwell, COO and president of SpaceX, made the comments during a recent Ted Talk in Vancouver where she also described Mars as a 'fixer-upper …

Space Travel

Elon Musk’s SpaceX aims to raise $500M as it makes progress on its Big F’n Rocket

Elon Musk’s SpaceX is aiming to raise up to $507 million in a new funding round, according to documents filed with the state of Delaware last …

Elon Musk

SpaceX’s Valuation Climbs to $25 Billion With New Funding Round

The value of Elon Musk’s Space Exploration Technologies Corp. keeps reaching new heights.<p>The rocket maker authorized a $507 million fundraising round …

Space Exploration

SpaceX looks to raise US$507M in new funding

Elon Musk-led SpaceX Corp is raising US$507 million in a new round of funding, valuing the company at around US$26 billion, according to a filing …

Tech Industry

SpaceX's president revealed a key element that has made Elon Musk's rocket company so successful

SpaceX is quite literally flying high following the success (and publicity) of its launch of the Falcon Heavy rocket, which is now most powerful operational rocket on Earth.<p>At the 2018 TED Conference in Vancouver, Gwynne Shotwell, the president and chief operating officer of SpaceX, took the stage …

Space Travel

SpaceX Is Raising A $500 Million Funding Round At A $25 Billion Valuation

On April 5, SpaceX authorized a $507 million round of Series I funding, venture capital research firm PitchBook reports. Priced at $169 per share, this round would bring SpaceX’s total valuation to $25 billion.<p>If the full round is completed, this would bring the total amount of venture capital …

Venture Capital