SpaceX SN9 Starship test ends in another fiery inferno

  • February 2, 2021
Another launch and another unsuccessful landing attempt by one of SpaceX’s Starship spacecraft. After a week of drama involving the FAA, SpaceX tested its latest Starship prototype, SN9, out of its Texas launch facility on Tuesday afternoon.   After…

SpaceX will fly four civilians into space later this year

  • February 1, 2021
Later this year, SpaceX will put four private individuals into space aboard one of its Crew Dragon craft. The company is calling the upcoming mission, dubbed, Inspiration4, “the world’s first all-civilian mission,” and it’s currently scheduled to lau…

Elon Musk announces $100 million prize for new carbon capture tech

  • January 22, 2021
Things we already know: The world is growing uncomfortably warm due to humanity’s insistence on burning fossil fuels. Elon Musk is currently the wealthiest human on the planet. Yet for being among the wealthiest people on the planet, Musk’s philanthr…

Tesla will reportedly start selling the Model 3 in India next year

  • December 28, 2020
Tesla is preparing to push into a potentially vast market for its electric vehicles. Reports have suggested the company will expand into India in early 2021. While that might not occur as soon as January, CEO Elon Musk said on Twitter the move would…

SpaceX Starship high altitude test flight ends in a fiery explosion

  • December 9, 2020
SpaceX is finally close to performing a high-altitude test flight for a prototype of its Starship vehicle, after yesterday’s attempt was scrubbed by an auto-abort from its Raptor engines. The company is ready to try again today, and came within a cou…

The Boring Company offers a look inside a Las Vegas loop station

  • December 4, 2020
The Boring Company’s work in Las Vegas is starting to take shape. On Twitter, the company shared a short clip showing off one of the underground stations it’s building as part of the Las Vegas Convention Center (LVCC) loop. As you can see from the vi…