The F-35B has both power and finesse. (Credit: Lockheed Martin) The latest round of cutting-edge aerospace technology feels very Zen to me. Much like SpaceX's Grasshopper Vertical Takeoff Vertical Landing vehicle, this Lockheed Martin...Show More Summary
NASA recently signed a $424 million contract with the Russian Federal Space Agency, agreeing to pay a record $70.6 million per person to send U.S. astronauts to the International Space Station. How did America -- the only country inShow More Summary
With tickets to the International Space Station now costing $70 million a pop, someone had better.
SpaceX, the space vehicle company founded by Elon Musk, aka the CEO of Tesla, is constantly testing components for its space rockets. The piece undergoing testing here looks small, but it's actually big enough to fit a school bus inside. Read more...
British artist Layla Curtis presents a solo exhibition of work including a new commission entitled Antipodes (working title), 2013 and Tong Tana, 2012. Curtis? work has a focus on mapping and the ways we represent terrain and locate ourselves and our movements through space. Show More Summary
Tesla’s Elon Musk Is No Dummy (Forbes) Indeed, Elon Musk, who founded or co-founded PayPal, Tesla Motors Inc (NASDAQ:TSLA) and SpaceX, has degrees in economics and physics. He started a PhD at Stanford in applied physics and materials science, but dropped out to become an entrepreneur. Smart move. Today, Musk is worth an estimated $4.3 billion [...]
Middle school student Jose Martinez from San Luis, Ariz. shows off his team's rocket. (Credit: Team America Rocketry Challenge) Big rockets like the SpaceX Grasshopper and the Orbital Antares have been in the news lately, but those are a little out of reach for the average student. Show More Summary
Elon Musk, the CEO of Tesla Motors and the private space travel company SpaceX, has parted ways with FWD.us, the tech-centric political group that Facebook cofounder Mark Zuckerberg launched last month. So, too, has investor and entrepreneur David Sacks, who created the social network Yammer and financed the satiric 2005 movie Thank You for Smoking. Show More Summary
By now, many of you have seen Iron Man 3, but now it's time to step back and think for a second: Who is this Tony Stark, anyway? Could PayPal co-founder, techno-entrepreneur and Tesla and SpaceX innovator Elon Musk be his real-world twin? Here's food for thought: this infographic lays out the stark similarities between these two dudes. Show More Summary
Sir Richard Branson and his Virgin Galactic crew will soon have a new neighbor at Spaceport America, as SpaceX has just signed a three-year lease to the facility. Central to the agreement, SpaceX will move its Grasshopper reusable rocket...Show More Summary
When it comes to technological innovation one man comes immediately to mind: Tesla Motors Inc (NASDAQ:TSLA) and SpaceX CEO, Elon Musk. The South African-born entrepreneur is revolutionizing industries in ways that others once considered impossible. Show More Summary
When it comes to technological innovation one man comes immediately to mind: Tesla Motors and SpaceX CEO, Elon Musk. The South African-born entrepreneur is revolutionizing industries in ways that others once considered impossible. Last...Show More Summary
You got a fast car, but is it fast enough so we can fly away?
What will the far future look like? For actor Will Smith and his son Jaden, the next generation could mark a "tipping point" for the environment. For futurist Ray Kurzweil, solar power is the solution to our energy ills. But for a look at the really far future, turn to Elon Musk, …
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SpaceX's Grasshopper rocket soared 820 feet into the air, held steady against winds and finally landed safely. SEE ALSO: Elon Musk on How SpaceX Saved Dragon Spacecraft From Certain Doom Homepage image courtesy of SpaceX/NowThisNews Read more... More about Space, Rocket, Grasshopper, Spacex, and Us World
SpaceX's Grasshopper is a great example of a simple idea with awesome execution. The Vertical Takeoff Vertical Landing (VTVL) craft goes up, and it goes down. That's about all it does, but when you consider the fact that it goes up over...Show More Summary