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12 February, 2018 6:29 AM Elon Musk's cherry red Tesla Roadster spotted 'zooming' in space

The new observation of the Roadster, obtained by a robotically controlled telescope, showed the car moving across the night sky.  New Delhi: As Elon Musk's cherry red Tesla Roadster that was sent to an orbit around Mars took a different trajectory well beyond its destination, a space observatory in Arizona, US caught it 'zooming' in space. The car with a dummy 107

1 February, 2018 1:53 PM Tesla's Elon Musk Sells $10 Million Worth Flamethrowers With Just A Few Tweets

A handful of tweets and four days later, Silicon Valley billionaire Elon Musk has closed orders for his latest novelty product, after selling 20,000 flamethrowers at $500 a piece. The man behind electric carmaker Tesla and rocket company SpaceX had earlier sold 50,000 Boring Company hats in similar fashion. The latest impromptu fundraising scheme comes 71

5 January, 2018 12:19 PM Boeing, SpaceX progressing towards first crewed missions in 2018: NASA

Washington: US space agency NASA said on Thursday its industry partners, Boeing and SpaceX, are targeting the return of human spaceflight from Florida's Space Coast in 2018. "Both companies are scheduled to begin flight tests to prove the space systems meet NASA's requirements for certification in the coming year," Xinhua quoted NASA as saying 101

27 December, 2017 4:40 PM SpaceX-launched Iridium satellites functioning normally

Iridium Communications Inc said on Wednesday its 10 satellites, launched last week by tech billionaire Elon Musk's SpaceX, are functioning as expected. The launch on SpaceX's reusable Falcon 9 rocket on Friday had sparked concerns on the U.S. West Coast due to its glowing trail, according to media reports. Some users also took to social media to suggest 53

23 December, 2017 10:24 AM SpaceX launches 10 more satellites into orbit

California: SpaceX has blasted off a re-used Falcon 9 rocket carrying 10 satellites into orbit, its fourth launch toward a $3 billion upgrade to Virginia-based Iridium's mobile, voice and data network. The rocket, part of which had flown on a previous Iridium launch in June, lit up the night sky as it launched from Vandenberg Air Force Base at 5:27 pm (0127 GMT Saturday) 59

23 August, 2017 9:14 PM SpaceX Unveils Peek At Sleek New Spacesuit

Miami, United States: Spacex's chief executive Elon Musk gave a sneak peek Wednesday at the California-based company's futuristic new spacesuit. In an Instagram post, the sleek, white material appears lighter weight than the bulky spacesuits worn by NASA astronauts, and is accented with gray stitched seams and an American flag patch on the shoulder 53

16 August, 2017 2:00 PM 'Dragon Captured' As Cargo Arrives At International Space Station

SpaceX's unmanned Dragon cargo vessel blasted off on Monday from Florida, carrying food, science experiments and other gear for the astronauts living in orbit Miami: SpaceX's unmanned Dragon cargo vessel, carrying the first super-computer to space as part of its 6,400 pound (2,900 kilograms) payload arrived Wednesday at the International Space Station 86

25 July, 2017 11:50 AM Elon Musk says Mark Zuckerberg has 'limited understanding' of AI

SAN FRANCISCO: In the ongoing spat between two tech honchos, Founder and CEO of SpaceX Elon Musk has hit back at Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, saying the Internet entrepreneur's understanding of artificial intelligence (AI) is 'limited'. "I've talked to Mark about this (AI). His understanding of the subject is limited," Musk tweeted on Monday. The tweet 39

20 July, 2017 1:41 PM Elon Musk has apparently worked out a superior alternative to Red Dragon flights to Mars

Elon Musk seems to have ditched plans to send a Dragon spacecraft to Mars. Musk confirmed that SpaceX will no longer attempt to use the Dragon spacecraft for propulsive crew landings, according to a report in SpaceNews. Musk cited the immense efforts needed to qualify the Dragon for crew landings as a reason for looking at a superior approach. The Dragon 66

3 July, 2017 5:47 AM SpaceX Dragon cargo craft departs space station, returns to Earth today

New Delhi: A SpaceX Dragon cargo spacecraft is returning to Earth from the International Space Station (ISS) on Monday. NASA says the release of the SpaceX/Dragon CRS-11 Cargo Craft from the space station is scheduled to take place at 2:28 a.m.EDT. NASA Television and the agency’s website will provide live coverage of Dragon's departure beginning at 2 a.m.EDT. In the event 79