SpaceX

A brief history of Elon Musk funding his companies with his other companies

SpaceX, a company that makes reusable rockets and plots colonies on Mars, is at the moment the most stable outfit in Elon Musk’s portfolio. Turns out that space travel might be an easier business than Tesla’s electric cars.<p>That has Musk musing over whether SpaceX might provide the financing for his …

Elon Musk

Tesla dips, Toyota dives, Nordstrom surges

Let’s check out the Yahoo Finance charts of the day.<p>Tesla (TSLA): According to a report by The New York Times, CEO Elon Musk’s going-private proposal …

Tesla

SpaceX gears up for satellite launch, Crew Dragon test in metro Orlando - Orlando Business Journal

By Matthew Richardson <br>– Staff writer, Orlando Business Journal<p>Aug 17, 2018, 8:30am EDT<p>The everbusy rocket company SpaceX is gearing up for another …

Orlando

Mysterious X-37B unmanned Nasa space plane nears one year in orbit as part of its fifth secretive mission

The US Air Force's X-37B unmanned space plane is nearing one year in orbit as part of its fifth secretive mission.<p>The aircraft has now been up for …

Space Exploration

SpaceX’s futuristic Crew Dragon astronaut walkway is ready for US human spaceflight revival

SpaceX has publicly revealed the sleek, minimalist design of the access arm that NASA astronauts will soon use to board Crew Dragon spacecraft, …

Space Exploration

Elon Musk: Anyone who can do a better job as Tesla's CEO 'can have the reins right now' (TSLA)

• <b>Tesla CEO Elon Musk told The New York Times on Thursday that he would give up his job to anyone who could do it better.</b>• <b><br>In an emotional phone interview, the billionaire "choked up" at points during the interview, as he recounted what he called "the most difficult and painful year of my</b> …

Elon Musk

NASA, SpaceX Agree on Plans for Crew Launch Day Operations

NASA’s Commercial Crew Program and SpaceX are finalizing plans for launch day operations as they prepare for the company’s first flight test with …

Space Exploration

Musk's SpaceX could help fund take-private deal for Tesla: NYT

(Reuters) - Elon Musk's rocket company, SpaceX, could help fund a bid to take electric car company Tesla Inc private, the New York Times reported on Thursday, quoting people familiar with the matter.<p>Musk startled Wall Street last week when he said in a tweet he was considering taking the auto …

Tesla

SpaceX Prepares to Send Astronauts Back Into Orbit – Bloomberg

SpaceX Prepares to Send Astronauts Back Into Orbit<p>SpaceX Prepares to Send Astronauts Back Into Orbit<p>SpaceX Prepares to Send Astronauts Back Into Orbit<p>…

Space Exploration

SEC pressing Tesla directors for details on communications with Musk: WSJ

(Reuters) - Federal regulators are pressing Tesla Inc's (TSLA.O) directors for details on how much information Chief Executive Elon Musk shared with them before he tweeted last week about a potential deal to take the company private, the Wall Street Journal reported https://on.wsj.com/2MS65vw on …

Tesla

SpaceX Shares Images of Scorched Falcon 9 Block 5 After First Reuse

SpaceX has put its latest Falcon 9 through its paces. On Thursday, the space-faring firm shared two images of its first “Block 5” rocket, having …

Space Exploration

Hey Artists, Stop Putting Shiny Crap Into Space

As if there isn’t already enough junk in space, an artist is planning to launch a reflective, inflatable sculpture to low Earth orbit in October. The …

Geek

We’re going to Mars by 2024 if Elon Musk has anything to say about it

To say Elon Musk is eager to go to Mars is an understatement when he wants liftoff to happen in less than a decade. Startlingly less.<p>The mastermind …

Space Travel

This tricked-out SpaceX helmet is nearly all 3D printed

The majority of the minimally designed, sleek helmet has been 3D printed. It's capable of performing cooling functions, retracting the visor, and …

Aerospace

SpaceX shows off first reused Falcon 9 Block 5 landing on drone ship OCISLY

Reddit Email Comments<p>For the first time in a year (356 days to be exact), SpaceX has published a photo of a Falcon 9 booster recovery aboard one of …

Space Travel

Uber reports big losses in second quarter - The Washington Post

1:59<p>Uber reports big losses in second quarter<p>2:27<p>Why H-1B visas are so controversial<p>3:21<p>Listen to Elon Musk's frustrated outbursts during Tesla's earnings call<p>2:32<p>The history of Trump and Amazon's long-standing feud<p>3:17<p>How to win a Trade War<p>3:39<p>Space tourism is almost here. Meet one of America's …

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How SpaceX is training NASA astronauts to fly on the company’s Dragon capsule

High-fidelity simulators are key<p>SpaceX has its first passenger crews all picked out, their flight dates are set, and now it’s time to prepare them for the trip to space. On Monday, SpaceX president Gwynne Shotwell hosted the first four NASA astronauts who will be riding into space on the company’s …

Space Exploration

SpaceX’s Dragon crew capsule is a little too minimalist for comfort

SpaceX is just one of the companies currently racing to become the first to deliver a manned flight solution to NASA and at its latest check-in, it …

Space Exploration

Why SpaceX Will Make It to Mars First

Alejandro Rojas Aug 14, 2018SpaceX’s goal to put humans on Mars may seem spacey, but they just might pull it off. SpaceX plans to send a cargo ship …

Space Science

Here's what we know about SpaceX's crewed Dragon spacecraft

A lucky group of journalists just got a first glimpse at the future of space travel. SpaceX welcomed them to its headquarters in Hawthorne, …

Space Travel

Analysis: Saudi fund may only play minor part in Elon Musk's $72 billion Tesla plan - bankers

RIYADH (Reuters) - Elon Musk told investors this week that "obviously, the Saudi sovereign fund has more than enough capital needed" to finance taking Tesla private.<p>The fund is estimated to have over $250 billion in assets. But it is not that simple.<p>The Public Investment Fund (PIF) has many claims …

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The Morning After: SpaceX Dragon tour and 5G phones

Hey, good morning! You look fabulous.<p>Morning there! Welcome to the Morning After. Today, we'll take you on a tour of SpaceX, it's the beginning of the end for Telltale's <i>Walking Dead</i> and there's a new actor playing Spock.<p>It'll be the return of crewed space flight from the United States.SpaceX …

The Walking Dead

A New Space Probe Will Study the Sun's Corona & the Solar Wind

Until February, when the first of SpaceX's Falcon Heavy lifters was launched, the world's most powerful rocket was the Delta IV Heavy. On August …

Parker Solar Probe

SpaceX seeks approval for Starlink internet tests on high-performance govt. planes

According to updated regulatory documents and recent Aviation Week interviews with the US Air Force Research Laboratory, it can be all but guaranteed …

Space Exploration

Elon Musk's SpaceX Readies Astronauts for Space

Live on Bloomberg TVBloomberg Daybreak: AustraliaGuests: Kevin R KellyFull Schedule<p>TV Shows<p>Bloomberg Technology<p>Marco Caceres, Teal Group senior …

Space Station

Steve Bentley: Space Force will ensure America's supremacy

The world is better off with the United States of America as the sole, dominant superpower. We must act to create the new Space Force, secure our …

Space Exploration

Altium Sponsors 7 Teams at SpaceX Design Competition

Altium has announced that it sponsored seven teams at SpaceX’s 2018 Hyperloop Pod Competition, which took place on July 22 at SpaceX’s headquarters …

Hyperloop

Earth has undetected ‘mini-moons’ which could be so valuable they spark a gold rush in space

Planet Earth is ‘regularly’ joined on its lonely journey through space by a host of ‘mini-moons’ which could be so valuable they cause a gold rush in …

Asteroids

Squeeze into the SpaceX capsule

Space Exploration

Up close and personal with SpaceX's space suit

SpaceX allowed us a rare opportunity to get up close and personal with their Crew Dragon Capsule and Spacesuit. So here’s a bunch of Macro shots for …

Space Exploration