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Tag: Spacex

Musk drops Tesla loans from $44 bn Twitter takeover
Elon Musk may build his own new private airport

Although not much is known about the timing or even the exact location, these sources said that the conceptual plans have been confirmed. The airport will be somewhere east of Austin near Bastrop, Texas.

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SpaceX sends 46 Starlink satellites into space

The two-stage Falcon 9 rocket, which induced a scrub at T-46 seconds on Thursday, lifted off successfully from Vandenberg Space Force Base in California on Friday, reports Space.com.

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Tesla to protect life, SpaceX to extend it beyond Earth: Musk

Tesla and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk has said that the electric vehicle company is to protect life on Earth and his space company to extend it beyond Earth.

Few 'unresolved matters' still remain with Twitter: Elon Musk
Few 'unresolved matters' still remain with Twitter: Elon Musk

Musk said he does not believe in Twitter findings, which claim that false or spam accounts represent fewer than 5 per cent of its monetisable daily active users (229 million).

SpaceX launches 3 rockets in 36 hours
SpaceX launches 3 rockets in 36 hours

The Friday mission set a new rocket-reuse record for SpaceX; the Falcon 9 that flew it featured a first stage that already had 12 launches under its belt. The launch on Sunday was the ninth for this particular Falcon 9 first stage, according to a SpaceX mission description.

After Tesla, SpaceX to accept Dogecoin for merchandise soon
After Tesla, SpaceX to accept Dogecoin for merchandise soon

The electric vehicle company started accepting the cryptocurrency in January, reports Teslarati.

Elon Musk prefers to visit Indonesia as top Indian ministers fail to impress him
SpaceX President defends Elon Musk over sexual harassment charges

The incident took place in 2016 and was reported in a declaration "signed by a friend of the attendant and prepared in support of her claim".

NASA suspends routine spacewalks due to leaky spacesuit helmet
NASA suspends routine spacewalks due to leaky spacesuit helmet

Meanwhile, the recent SpaceX's Crew-4 mission and Boeing's uncrewed Orbital Flight Test-2 have carried More helmet absorption pads to the orbiting lab. These may help in case the astronauts need to repair something in space before the investigation concludes, Weigel said.

Twitter deal 'cannot move forward' until CEO proves bot numbers: Elon Musk
Twitter deal 'cannot move forward' until CEO proves bot numbers: Elon Musk

Musk, at a conference in Miami, said that Twitter could have at least four times more fake accounts than what has been revealed in its filing.

Elon Musk prefers to visit Indonesia as top Indian ministers fail to impress him
Elon Musk prefers to visit Indonesia as top Indian ministers fail to impress him

Meanwhile, ministers in India, especially Union Road Transport and Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari, keep on making requests to the Tesla CEO to come and manufacture electric cars in India.

SpaceX successfully returns NASA, ESA astronauts from space station
SpaceX successfully returns NASA, ESA astronauts from space station

Crew-3 built on previous work investigating how fibres grow in microgravity, used hydroponic and aeroponic techniques to grow plants without soil or other growth material, captured imagery of their retinas as part of an investigation that could detect eye changes of astronauts in space automatically in the future.

Musk spars with major Saudi investor over Twitter takeover offer
Musk spars with major Saudi investor over Twitter takeover offer

Questioning Saudi Arabia's own media laws, Musk tweeted: "Just two questions, if I may. How much of Twitter does the Kingdom own, directly & indirectly? What are the Kingdom's views on journalistic freedom of speech?"

NASA To Develop Second Moon Lander, Alongside SpaceX's Starship
NASA To Develop Second Moon Lander, Alongside SpaceX's Starship

To bring a second entrant to market for the development of a lunar lander in parallel with SpaceX, NASA will issue a draft solicitation in the coming weeks. The second contract award, known as the Sustaining Lunar Development contract, will pave the way to future recurring lunar transportation services for astronauts at the Moon, NASA said.

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Russia-Ukraine Conflict: Elon Musk’s Starlink Services Activated In Ukraine

Russia-Ukraine Conflict: Elon Musk’s Starlink Services Activated In Ukraine

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Rise Of Elon Musk & Its Discontents

Rise Of Elon Musk & Its Discontents

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Nasa, SpaceX Finally Launch 4 Astronauts On Crew-3 Mission To ISS
Nasa, SpaceX Finally Launch 4 Astronauts On Crew-3 Mission To ISS

In addition to the experiments flying with them aboard Dragon, the Crew-3 astronauts are also scheduled to conduct many additional experiments and technology demonstrations during their mission.

Elon Musk Renews Vow To 'Extend Life To Mars' As Personal Fortune Keeps Growing
Elon Musk Renews Vow To 'Extend Life To Mars' As Personal Fortune Keeps Growing

The SpaceX Mars programme was initiated by Musk to colonise Mars after he first conceptualised the project back in 2001.

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Inspiration4: SpaceX's All-Civilian Mission Launches To Orbit

The Inspiration4 mission marks SpaceX's latest private astronaut mission.

Google, SpaceX Join Hands For Starlink Internet Connectivity
Google, SpaceX Join Hands For Starlink Internet Connectivity

SpaceX will begin to locate Starlink ground stations within Google data centre properties, enabling the secure, low-latency and reliable delivery of data from more than 1,500 Starlink satellites launched to orbit to date to locations at the network edge via Google Cloud.

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Cheaper Internet Service 'Fully Mobile' By 2021 End: Musk

San Francisco: Elon Musk has said that the new Starlink internet service by SpaceX that will make web access more affordable for people in remote areas worldwide including in India…

SpaceX Rocket To Deliver Astrobotic Lander To Moon In 2023
SpaceX Rocket To Deliver Astrobotic Lander To Moon In 2023

San Francisco: Space start-up Astrobotic has selected SpaceX’s Falcon Heavy rocket to launch its Griffin lunar lander to the Moon in late 2023. Griffin will be carrying NASA’s water-hunting Volatiles…

Development Of Reusable Rocket Needs A Thrust: Ex-ISRO Chairman
Development Of Reusable Rocket Needs A Thrust: Ex-ISRO Chairman

Bengaluru: India needs to strive towards mastering reusable rocket technology, give thrust to global marketing and learn from SpaceX founder Elon Musk’s business model to tap full potential in the space field, eminent space scientist G Madhavan Nair has advocated. The former Chairman of Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) said there is a vast scope […]

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SpaceX Flies Falcon 9 Rocket Booster For Record 9th Time

San Francisco: Tech billionaire Elon Musk’s private aerospace company SpaceX on Sunday launched 60 Starlink satellites from Launch Complex 39A (LC-39A) at Kennedy Space Center in Florida. This was the ninth launch and landing of Falcon 9 first stage booster, which previously supported launch of Crew Dragon Demo-1, RADARSAT Constellation, SXM-7, and five Starlink missions. […]

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SpaceX Lands Starship Prototype SN10 And Then It Explodes

San Francisco: Elon Musk-run SpaceX managed to land its next-generation heavy-lift rocket Starship for the first time but it exploded minutes later on the launching pad at a US facility. Musk first celebrated the landing on Thursday, saying “Starship SN10 landed in one piece”, and then tweeted: “RIP SN10, honourable discharge”. The Starship prototype named […]

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Japanese Billionaire Yusaku Maezawa Seeks 8 People For Free Moon Ride

San Francisco: Japanese billionaire Yusaku Maezawa has invited eight people to join him for a free Moon voyage on SpaceX Starship rocket sometime in 2023. In a video, Maezawa who is the founder of Japan’s largest online fashion retailer Zozotown, said that he wants people from all backgrounds to join. “It will be 10 to […]

NASA Selects Elon Musk's SpaceX To Launch Astrophysics Mission
NASA Selects Elon Musk's SpaceX To Launch Astrophysics Mission

Washington: NASA has selected tech billionaire Elon Musk’s private aerospace company SpaceX to provide launch services for an astrophysics mission to survey the sky in the near-infrared light. The planned two-year mission is called SPHEREx, short for Spectro-Photometer for the History of the Universe, Epoch of Reionization, and Ices Explorer. The near-infrared light, which, though […]

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SpaceX Launches Starlink Satellites For Cheaper Internet

San Francisco: Elon Musk-run SpaceX on Wednesday launched another successful mission carrying 60 more Starlink satellites onboard a Falcon 9 rocket into low-Earth orbit that will join the rest in beaming affordable Internet. The reusable Falcon 9 rocket made a record-breaking seventh trip this time. This was SpaceX’s 16th Starlink mission and the company has […]

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Spacex, NASA Send Four Astronauts To International Space Station In Milestone Commercial Flight

Washington: SpaceX launched four astronauts to the International Space Station on the first full-fledged taxi flight for NASA by privately owned spacecraft. The Falcon rocket on Sunday thundered into the night from Kennedy Space Center with three Americans and one Japanese, the second crew to be launched by SpaceX. The Crew Dragon lifted off atop […]

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SpaceX's Mars Starship Prototype Soars On Test Flight

San Francisco: A prototype of SpaceX’s Mars Starship spacecraft got off the ground in a test flight, marking a small step that could one day prove to be a giant leap towards the human exploration of the Red Planet. The vehicle, Starship SN5, performed a small hop as it took to the skies for about […]

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NASA SpaceX Crew Return: Dragon Capsule Splashes Down

Washington: Nasa astronauts Doug Hurley and Bob Behnken have returned to Earth after a two-month stay on the space station. The crew’s SpaceX Dragon Capsule splashed down just south of Pensacola on Florida’s Gulf coast, the BBC reported. The successful end to the crew’s mission initiates a new era for the American space agency. All […]

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NASA SpaceX Crew Return: Astronauts Set For Splashdown In The Gulf Of Mexico

Washington: NASA and SpaceX are targeting Pensacola in Florida as the primary return location for Crew Dragon with two American astronauts from the International Space Station (ISS), said NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine. “We are targeting undocking at 7.34 p.m. EDT today,” he tweeted on Saturday. BREAKING: @NASA and @SpaceX are targeting Pensacola as the primary […]

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SpaceX Sends Two NASA Astronauts Into Orbit In Historic Mission

Washington: A rocket ship built by Elon Musk’s SpaceX company on Saturday successfully blasted off with two NASA astronauts into orbit from the US state of Florida on their way to the International Space Station, marking the dawn of a new age in commercial space travel. The blastoff from Kennedy Space Center in Florida also […]

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NASA, SpaceX Reassess Weather Conditions As Get Ready For 2nd Attempt

Washington: NASA and SpaceX will reassess weather conditions before they make another attempt to send two astronauts to the International Space Station onboard a historic flight on Saturday. The first attempt to launch the “Crew Demo-2” mission on a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket from Launch Complex 39A at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida was […]

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NASA, SpaceX postpones historic astronauts launch due to bad weather, reschedules for Saturday

Washington: NASA and SpaceX postponed historic launch of two astronauts to space from NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida on Wednesday due to bad weather. “Due to the weather conditions, the launch is scrubbing,” NASA tweeted, Xinhua reported. The crewed mission will be the first time since 2011 that American astronauts launch on an American […]

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We're ready, say NASA crewmates on maiden SpaceX flight to ISS

Washington: Ahead of their historic launch to the International Space Station (ISS) aboard a SpaceX Crew Dragon spacecraft on Wednesday, NASA astronauts Douglas Hurley and Robert Behnken said that they were ready for the upcoming journey. “…The teams are ready and we are ready. #LaunchAmerica,” Hurley said in a tweet. This “Crew Demo-2” mission will […]

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Elon Musk shares photo of newborn son, names him 'X AE A-12 Musk'

San Francisco: Multi-billionaire tech mogul Elon Musk has posted the first picture of his newly-born son in response to demand coming from his fans, naming the baby ‘X AE A-12 Musk’. Musk and his girlfriend Canadian singer Claire Boucher aka Grimes welcomed their first child together on Monday. In response to a follower’s tweet asking […]

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NASA selects SpaceX, Blue Origin to land humans on Moon in 2024

Washington: The US space agency NASA on Thursday announced it has selected Elon Musk-run SpaceX, Jeff Bezos-owned Blue Origin and Dynetics (a Leidos company) to design and develop human landing systems (HLS) for the agency’s Artemis programme, one of which will land the first woman and next man on the surface of the Moon by […]

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Dragon Spacecraft Delivers Cargo To ISS

Washington: A Dragon cargo spacecraft belonging to private space services company SpaceX delivered its payload to the International Space Station (ISS), providing the crew with 2,587 kilos of supplies, including materials, such as mice, worms and a robot, for scientific research. ISS commander Luca Parmitano, of Italy, and other astronauts used a large robotic arm […]

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Elon Musk forecasts grim future of human race

San Francisco: Tesla CEO Elon Musk’s grim forecast of humanity suggests that a “population bomb” would lead to a worldwide collapse in humans in the coming decades and everybody would start to see the evident effects by 2050. Musk’s prediction was triggered by a tweet from a page called World of Engineering that said: “1950 (historical) […]

SpaceX launches 60 Starlink satellites

Miami: SpaceX has taken a giant leap towards making global Internet coverage a reality as its fifth Falcon 9 rocket of the year took flight, sending 60 Internet-beaming Starlink satellites into space. The Falcon 9 lifted off at 10.30 p.m. on Thursday from the Space Launch Complex 40 at Florida’s Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, […]

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