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14 September, 2018 5:53 AM Space tourism: Elon Musk`s SpaceX to send first private passenger for a trip around the moon

After 46 long years, Elon Musk`s space transportation company is all set to sent the world`s first private passenger to fly around the moon aboard its BFR launch vehicle.  Only 24 human beings have visited Moon till date, last being the Apollo mission in 1972. Now, after 46 long years, history is about to be written again. Elon Musk`s space transportation 149

4 August, 2018 6:25 AM NASA Names Astronauts for First Manned US Mission Since 2011

NASA on Friday named nine astronauts for the first manned space launches from US soil since the space shuttle programme ended in 2011. The National Aeronautics and Space Administration's announcement signals a milestone in the US space programme, with its shift to the private sector for ferrying cargo and astronauts to the International Space Station 200

3 August, 2018 6:25 PM Mix Of Newbies, Veterans To Fly On US' First Private Spaceships

NASA on Friday announced the first nine astronauts who will fly to space on Boeing and SpaceX vehicles in 2019, a mix of novices and space shuttle veterans. These pioneering flights to the International Space Station aboard commercially built crew capsules will restore the American ability to send people into orbit for the first time since the US space 70

24 July, 2018 8:04 AM Is Musk now planning to enter smartphone business? Leaks show Tesla-branded smartphone design

No other information about the phone's RAM, price, camera specs, etc were revealed but the design is bezel-less and notch-ful. Tesla is now eyeing a spot in the smartphone market, after carving a niche in premium electric cars and attempting space exploration with SpaceX projects, as per a leak. Pictures of the phone's front and rear panels were shared 68

23 July, 2018 12:20 PM German team wins SpaceX's Hyperloop competition thrice in a row with a speed of 470 kmph

German engineering students from the Technical University of Munich have won the SpaceX competition for a consecutive third time, developing the fastest pod once again. The team's pod travelled at a speed of 290 mph or 467 kmph on Sunday. The speed attained in the competition was 50% more than previous speed achieved in the last edition of the competition 73

12 July, 2018 10:35 AM Gotta catch 'em all! SpaceX unveils 40,000 feet net to recover rocket fairings

SpaceX honcho Elon Musk took to Twitter on Thursday to unveil a 40,000 square feet net that is being installed on Mr Steven 'claw boat' along with some super-sized arms, in a bid to recover rocket fairings, as they fall on earth. According to a report by Teslarati, the super-sized arms will support a much larger net that is estimated to be four times 64

6 July, 2018 1:10 PM Elon Musk reinvents the public bus for underground transport network

The bus will be able to travel at speeds as high as 150 mph, will be underground, autonomous and electric-powered. Tesla and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk created The Boring Company to dig networks of urban tunnels that bypass traffic using high speed electric 'skates' shooting cars around, underground. Now, to make public transport more comfortable, he has decided 53

2 July, 2018 4:17 PM AI Robot Cimon Reaches Space Station Aboard SpaceX Dragon

The spacecraft lifted off on a Falcon 9 rocket on June 29 from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida. A SpaceX Dragon spacecraft loaded with about 2,600 kg of research materials and supplies, including an Artificial Intelligence (AI) robot named Cimon, reached the International Space Station on Monday, NASA said. "Capture confirmed! Dragon now attached 62

25 June, 2018 5:13 PM Space tourism takes its toll on body: NASA astronaut

Many are unprepared for the rigorous trip, says Anna Fisher. People who sign up with space tourism companies for a trip beyond the Earth may be unprepared for the rigours of spaceflight, according to a NASA astronaut. To date, only the Russian Space Agency, Roscosmos, has taken tourists into space, between 2001 and 2009. However, aerospace companies 69

25 June, 2018 7:09 AM SpaceX to Launch 15th Resupply Mission to ISS on June 29

The SpaceX Dragon spacecraft, packed with more than 5,900 pounds of research, crew supplies and hardware, will launch on a Falcon 9 rocket from Space Launch Complex 40 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida. Dragon will reach its preliminary orbit in about 10 minutes after launch and then would deploy its solar arrays and begin a carefully choreographed 70