SpaceTech Is the 'Next Frontier,' and These 4 Industries Will Experience Major Disruption
Space technology has already contributed to diverse inventions, from carbon monoxide detectors to memory foam. Today, four industries stand to benefit from SpaceTech. Let’s take a closer look at each one.
US Probe Finds Impact Site of The Unknown Part of The Rocket
NASA has found the spot on the moon where an as yet unidentified component of the rocket crashed in March. The crater is surprisingly large. The US lunar probe Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO) has found the spot where part of the rocket hit the moon in early March. The part had crashed on the far side of the moon.
Austin, TX CEO on track to be world's first trillionaire
(Heisenberg Media/WikiCommons) Update: At the time this article was written, Elon Musk, CEO of Tesla and SpaceX earned the title of becoming the wealthiest man in the world. Musk is an Austin, Texas resident.
Triple Record For SpaceX In Less Than 37 Hours
SpaceX has set a new space travel record on Sunday. It completed three rocket launches in less than 37 hours. Private space company SpaceX has completed three successful rocket launches within 36 hours and 18 minutes using its Falcon 9 launch vehicle fleet. 50 more launches are expected by the end of the year.
SpaceX Fires Employees Who Complain About Elon Musk In An Open Letter
According to the President of SpaceX, the open letter is said to have put employees under pressure - the behavior of CEO Elon Musk was criticized. SpaceX has apparently fired some of the authors of the open letter to management that lamented CEO Elon Musk's conduct. This is reported by the New York Times, which saw an email from SpaceX's President and COO Gwynne Shotwell and spoke to employees.
Boring Company Receives Approval for Las Vegas Expansion
Elon Musk's Boring Company has (finally) received unanimous approval to expand beneath downtown Las Vegas. Known as "the Vegas Loop," the network of tunnels is supposed to span 29 miles and have 51 stops when it's all said and done. But, that's not all worth mentioning- the tunnel will also stop at landmarks like the Stratosphere and Fremont Street. With this most recent expansion, the Boring Company will be one step closer to its goal of building a transportation system that spans Las Vegas. Further along, in 2023, the Boring Company expects its tunnel across the strip to be complete and start serving customers, but things could course change before then.
SpaceX Employees Write An Open Letter To Executives About Elon Musk's Behavior
In an open letter, SpaceX employees demand that Elon Musk's behavior should no longer be tolerated and should have consequences. An open letter to the company's management has surfaced in an internal chat group at SpaceX. In the letter, the space company employees complained about CEO Elon Musk's behavior, especially his comments on Twitter, as The Verge writes. The magazine has the letter.
SpaceX Is Allowed To Launch Starship In Texas
After months of negotiations and investigations, SpaceX has received clearance for launches from Boca Chica - with many conditions. The US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has issued SpaceX with a conditional clearance for launches of the Starship in Boca Chica, Texas. The certification was the key missing step to a takeoff license that became part of a political power struggle. SpaceX had previously made a number of changes to the original plans for the launch facilities. In addition, SpaceX will limit itself to a maximum of 5 suborbital flights for the Starship and 5 orbital flights for the Super Heavy per year. All other flights must depart from Florida.
Boeing Starliner Successfully Launched To The ISS
The test flight of the Boeing space capsule to the ISS is intended to prove the safety of astronauts. The way there was plagued by numerous crises: Now the Starliner space capsule from Boeing has set off on a test flight. The capsule lifted off on top of an Atlas V rocket from the Cape Canaveral spaceport in the US state of Florida. If everything goes as planned, Starliner will dock with the ISS after around 24 hours.
Musk To Be Interim Twitter CEO After $44 Billion Buyout
CNBC reported on Thursday that Elon Musk is set to become Twitter’s interim CEO after finalising his $44 billion buyout of the social media company, as the billionaire gets closer to securing funding for the deal.
Get Elon Musk's Starlink Satellite Internet Service in the US
Elon Musk has taken ambition to another level. He's co-created Paypal, founded Space-X, and currently leading Tesla from electric vehicles, to the releasing of humanoid robots called Tesla bots in the near future. The Musk Foundation is the home of Mr. Musk's philanthropic interests, yet his internet service providing company is called, Starlink.
Elon Musk's Twitter Assignment
Elon Musk – the richest man in the world - is known to make headlines often. Space flights to Mars missions and now on to Twitter, the musk-buzz is quite omnipresent. Elon Musk has many jobs to juggle. He is the founder, CEO and Chief Engineer of SpaceX, CEO and product architect of Tesla, Inc. In addition, Elon Musk is also the founding member of The Boring Company and X.com (part of PayPal) Co-founder of Neuralink, OpenAI, Zip2, and President of the Musk Foundation. As Musk remains at the center of innovation and technology as well as controversy, what he is also looked up for are his rather interesting tweets. Elon Musk’s Twitter personality can be erratic and ranges from politics to business to promotions. Elon Musk has a personal interest in Twitter and wishes to buy it completely. Some even say that Elon Musk's vision is to restore Twitter’s “long-lost glory”.
SpaceX Mars project plans moving forward: FAA to post public project launch proposal.
Elon Musk has openly stated his ambition to put humans on Mars by 2026. Though he's the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the company that will do it, the United State's Environmental Protection Agency must conduct a Programmatic Environmental Assessment (PEA).
SpaceX Signed The First Deal To Provide Starlink Services To JSX Airlines
JSX aircraft (icon image): 100 aircraft will be equipped with Starlink hardware.Image by Wikimedia Creative Commons. According to JSX, it has agreed to use Starlink with SpaceX. JSX wants to equip 100 aircraft with Starlink terminals, reports British news agency Reuters, the first by the end of the year. Financial details were not disclosed.
Astronauts Quarantined! SpaceX and NASA change launch dates
Kennedy Space Center has been busy as usual, and we are not referencing the very engaging and educational theme park aspect of the business. We are referencing the launch pad, where some of the coolest activities in Titusville are taking place. There has been a lot more focus on space with all of the recent launches happening, however the Crew-4 mission has had a couple of date changes already. The good news is the Axium Space Launch has indeed taken place on April 8th; this historic flight took the first private crew of four to the International Space Station. Originally the Crew-4 was due to launch before the AX-1 and due to timing issues, they traded places on the launch calendar.
Crew of The First Private Space Mission Arrives At ISS
The private four-space astronauts have reached the ISS and are on board the space station. SpaceX broadcast the arrival live. Less than 24 hours after Axiom's first all-private space mission, Ax-1 launched into space, the 4 tourists reached the International Space Station. With a short delay, the 4 men were able to leave the Crew Dragon Endeavor capsule. SpaceX streamed the arrival live on YouTube.
SpaceX rocket creates history, leaves with private astronauts
The SpaceX rocket sailed towards the International Space Station (ISS) on Friday. It will complete a nearly 20-hour flight on Saturday and reach the space station. All are private astronauts in this journey.
US Army Halts Expansion of SpaceX Starbase
SpaceX has not submitted requested disclosures on the environmental impact of the rocket launch site expansion. So far and no further: SpaceX is not allowed to expand its premises in the US state of Texas. Because the US space company did not provide the requested documents, a US Army agency suspended the application process.
Engineers Behind SpaceX Merlin Engine Are Now Getting Fundings From Billionaires For Their Startup Impulse Space Agency
The developer of the SpaceX Merlin engines has founded his own space startup. Now it's getting multi-million dollar funding. The space startup Impulse Space was only founded in September 2021 and is now being funded by investor Peter Thiel and his venture capital firm Founders Fund. According to its own statements, the start-up wants to use the 20 million US dollars (equivalent to around 18.1 million euros) to try to offer a "flexible and inexpensive way of accessing any orbit" in the inner solar system.