Spacesuits of the future are going to do much more than just keep us alive–they’re going to make us look damn good. Because clearly, the most important thing when landing on other planets is that we look extra cool doing it. Read more...
An Israeli nonprofit that's competing to land the first private rover on the moon took a giant leap Wednesday when it said it's secured a spot on a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket to be launched in the latter half of 2017. The nonprofit, SpaceIL, is one of 16 teams participating in Google's Lunar XPRIZE competition. The challenge, which […]
Billionaire entrepreneur Elon Musk just declared that his spaceflight company, SpaceX, could use its biggest rocket to send a crew-carrying spacecraft all the way to Jupiter. The giant planet Jupiter is itself an inhospitable hellhole. Show More Summary
The Israeli nonprofit SpaceIL has signed a contract with SpaceX to launch the world's first private moon rover. An Israeli company competing for Google's Lunar XPrize has made it one small step closer to landing a rover on the moon.Show More Summary
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During a media appearance on Tuesday, the SpaceX and Tesla Motors CEO was asked about his thoughts on Jack Dorsey, who will now be the CEO of Square and Twitter.
The Israeli nonprofit group SpaceIL has signed a contract with American aerospace manufacturer SpaceX to launch an unmanned spacecraft into lunar orbit — the first step a team must take toward landing on the moon and winning the $20Show More Summary
One of the most coveted engineering internship programs in the country is located at a famous facility on Rocket Road in Hawthorne, California: SpaceX headquarters. The company builds most of its equipment in house, and that includes...Show More Summary
Mars is currently populated entirely by robots, but they may be joined by humans in the coming decades. Who’s going to be sending those humans, though? Everyone has an opinion, but the surest […]
Elon Musk, the head of aerospace manufacturer SpaceX, who had earlier come up with the idea of dropping two thermonuclear bombs on Mars, explained that this step could make a colonization of the Red Planet a reality.
Steven Colbert, host of The Late Show with Steven Colbert, was quick to jokingly liken SpaceX CEO Elon Musk to a Bond villain when Musk talked about his idea of nuking Mars to speed up the process of warming up the Red Planet. Colbert was just having a good laugh while Musk maintains that this is a fast method of kickstarting climate change on Mars. Show More Summary
Terraforming Mars, The Elon Musk Way Last month, SpaceX CEO Elon Musk had, during his appearance on “The Late Show With Stephen Colbert,” revealed his super villainesque plan of dropping nuclear bombs over Mars’ poles to heat the planet up and make it fit for human habitation. Now, just days after...
NEW YORK -- Elon Musk is a busy man, and he knows it. At a Friday event announcing super-efficient rooftop solar panels, the SolarCity chairman, who also serves as chief executive of both Tesla Motors and SpaceX, conceded that he sometimes ponders what drives him to take on so much. "It certainly does end up being a lot. Show More Summary
The French government’s two aerospace-focused agencies on Oct. 2 said they are pooling resources to study a launching system that would return its entire first stage to Earth for reuse, a goal shared by SpaceX but not one being pursued...Show More Summary
Elon Musk runs two big, crazy companies: Tesla and SpaceX. At SpaceX, he has a strong operator, Gwynne Shotwell, who makes life easier. At Tesla, he has no number 2. But, that doesn't mean he hasn't been looking. According to AshleeShow More Summary
Elon Musk is a genius. He’s a business icon. He’s a massive force for good on our planet, and he’s one of the most impressive people of this century, having founded PayPal, SpaceX, SolarCity, and, of course, Tesla. (Having even one of those on your resume would be amazing.) But what’s not amazing is Elon […]
SpaceX founder Elon Musk raised some (more) eyebrows with his suggestion that in order to colonize Mars with humans, it may be necessary to start by nuking the planet’s polar icecaps. Musk made the remarks to late-night talk show host Stephen Colbert, a comedian, but he wasn’t joking. Show More Summary
The Tesla and SpaceX CEO reflects on his brutal workload.
When Elon Musk’s SpaceX rocket exploded over Cape Canaveral, Florida, June 28, its entire payload of supplies to the International Space Station was destroyed. Also lost were the eight tiny satellites owned by Planet Labs—a self-styled...Show More Summary
Right now, Mars is a frozen, lifeless, and entirely inhospitable place. Yet, the Red Planet holds great promise, however, and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk recently discussed its future with comedian and television host Stephen Colbert. Musk,...Show More Summary