Tag: SpaceX

Tesla CEO's peculiar conduct causes angst on Wall Street

Thai Soccer Team Successfully Rescued – with No Help from Elon Musk

The entire world has rejoiced following the rescue of 12 Thai soccer players and their coach by a large team of heroic divers and first responders — but for all his hype on the subject, Tesla CEO Elon Musk had nothing to do with the successful rescue operation.

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Thai Official: Elon Musk’s Mini-Submarine Is ‘Not Practical’

While Tesla and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk has been tweeting regularly about his plans to help in the rescue of the Thai soccer team stranded in a cave, on-site rescuers have not been impressed with Musk’s solutions, stating that his “mini-submarine” is “not practical.”

Elon Musk and President Donald Trump.

Fact Check: Elon Musk Is Not Paying to Run SpaceX – Taxpayers Are

At a recent campaign rally, President Trump suggested that the U.S. let “rich guys” like Elon Musk pay to develop new rockets and further space exploration using their own money — the only problem is that SpaceX uses taxpayer money for many of its launches.

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Elon Musk Hosts Flamethrower Party While Tesla Burns

Tesla and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk hosted a flamethrower party on Saturday for customers who had purchased his Boring Company flamethrower for upwards of $500 — as Tesla remains mired in production problems. Those who had purchased the flamethrowers were

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Boring Company Wins First Hyperloop Commercial Drilling Approval

Washington, DC, has issued the Boring Company its first commercial drilling permit for a Hyperloop tunnel that CEO Elon Musk promises will eventually offer a 29-minute service to downtown New York City. The drilling permit follows Musk’s July tweet that he had “verbal government

This artist's rendering made available by Elon Musk on Friday, Sept. 29, 2017 shows SpaceX's new mega-rocket design on the Earth's moon. With the 350-foot-tall spacecraft, Musk announced that his private space company aims to launch two cargo missions to Mars in 2022. (SpaceX via AP)

California Republicans Try to Dump Space Tax

A bill has been introduced in the California legislature to dump the infamous “space tax” that extended the state’s revenue collection frontier to 62 miles above the Earth.

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Elon Musk: Rolling Stone Cover, SpaceX Launch, Tesla Semi & Racism Lawsuit

November 16 may go down in history as serial entrepreneur Elon Musk’s biggest day as he graces the cover of Rolling Stone magazine, manages SpaceX’s secret Zuma satellite launch, hosts the gala premier of the Tesla Semi heavy duty all-electric truck, all while responding to a Tesla racism lawsuit.

Boring tunnel (Elon Musk / Twitter)

Elon Musk Previews Hyperloop’s Transportation-as-a-Service Tunnel

Elon Musk tweeted an image of the first tunnel his Boring Company is drilling under Los Angeles to demonstrate his progress toward integrating Tesla, Hyperloop, the Gigafactory, and SpaceX. The ultimate goal: “Transportation-as-a-Service.”