This is what it looks like when you bail out of a space launch, courtesy of Elon Musk and SpaceX
On May 5, 2015, SpaceX tested its launch abort system: A set of powerful rockets on the Dragon space capsule that can pull the Dragon away from the Falcon rocket underneath in case of catastrophe. SpaceX just released video taken from a camera on the Dragon capsule, and it’s pretty dang dramatic. Show More Summary
Private space exploration company SpaceX has created a series of travel posters from the “Mars Colonization and Tourism Assoc.” that depict beautiful Martian tourist destinations like Olympus Mons and the Valles Marineris. images via SpaceX via Motherboard, Visual News
SpaceX’s unmanned Dragon supply ship left the International Space Station Thursday and hours later splashed down in the Pacific Ocean off the coast of California, NASA said. The Dragon began its journey back to Earth at 7:04 am (1104 GMT), when the US space agency broadcast images of the...
NASA has announced that the SpaceX Dragon cargo spacecraft was successfully released from the International Space Station's robotic arm this morning at 7:04am ET, by Expedition 43 robotic arm operator Scott Kelly.
Elon Musk started SpaceX to get to Mars. Simple as that. That elusive red planet holds a lot of allure for the man who wants to help us all ditch the power grid. SpaceX, and certainly Musk himself, wants to get the public fired up about the possibility
A seemingly routine maneuver is a lot more complicated than it looks
Traveling to Mars may not seem glamorous, but these new retro posters from SpaceX will make the journey seems like a travel destination on par with early Disney World Elon Musk's rocket and spacecraft company SpaceX was created in 2002...Show More Summary
Elon Musk knows that Mars will not be terraformed in his lifetime. Still, the SpaceX and Tesla renaissance man does have a vague plan on how to seed life there: He wants to team with legendary geneticist Craig Venter to print life on the Red Planet. Show More Summary
In 2013, Elon Musk—not content to simply impact the world via his disruptive companies Tesla Motors [NSDQ:TSLA] and SpaceX—made headlines when he released the idea for mass transit system called the Hyperloop. Simply put, the concept reads like a combination of train and pneumatic tubes, and works using a combination of magnetic force...
Working at a company as ambitious as Tesla is no easy task. It's a demanding and even intimidating atmosphere, as Ashlee Vance illustrates in his new book, "Elon Musk: Tesla, SpaceX, and the Quest for a Fantastic Future." But all that hard work is compensated well. Show More Summary
Despite being close friends, Elon Musk and Larry Page differ greatly on their opinions of artificial intelligence, according to Ashlee Vance, author of "Elon Musk: Tesla, SpaceX, and the Quest for a Fantastic Future." Produced by Matthew Stuart Follow BI Video: On Facebook Join the conversation about this story »
One way to sell space exploration to the masses: make it look like a classy, vintage vacation destination. SpaceX, the private aerospace company that currently runs resupply missions to the International Space Station, has released a series of retro-inspired posters depicting Mars as the galaxy's go-to destination. Show More Summary
Even as a child, the famed Tesla and SpaceX CEO was willing to do most anything to make ends meet.
Elon Musk is driven by a desire to achieve nothing less than saving the human race from destroying itself. He's aware that some people find the scale of his ambitions grandiose, but the CEO of SpaceX and Tesla has structured his life around achieving goals like landing humans on Mars. Show More Summary
SpaceX's posters look back to a time when the future was exciting. Conflicted about whether to take a one-way trip to Mars? Maybe these space tourism posters released on SpaceX's Flickr page will persuade you. Done up in the sunny retrofuturistic...Show More Summary
Originally published on EV Obsession. Some of those reading this may already be aware that author Ashlee Vance recently put out a book on the Tesla Motors/SpaceX/etc entrepreneur Elon Musk. Some may have already read some of the funnier quotes from the book. Show More Summary
Two years ago, Tesla was running out of cash. Elon Musk went to Google's Larry Page for help, and they began structuring a deal for Google to buy Tesla. The story is detailed in Ashlee Vance's new book, "Elon Musk: Tesla, SpaceX, and the Quest for a Fantastic Future." Produced by Matthew Stuart Follow BI Video: On Facebook Join the conversation about this story »
Space exploration has always been the object of man’s fascination, the curiosity that kindles a fire to find out what lies ahead in the vast universe. This curiosity is what compelled man to send a mission to the moon, send robots to...Show More Summary
SpaceX Dragon capsule reentry animation: this is how a 21st century spacecraft should work We all know how certain media sources love the smell of bipartisanship in the morning. Here John McCain, yes, that same senator who tried his best to saddle us with Vice President Sarah Palin, actually makes some bipartisan sense: U.S. Show More Summary