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NASA aims for first manned SpaceX mission in first-quarter 2020

The National Aeronautics and Space Administration is paying commercial launch contractors SpaceX and Boeing Co $6.8 billion to build rocket-and-capsule systems to return astronauts to the International Space Station from U.S. soil for the first time since America`s space shuttle program ended in 2011.

Oct 11, 2019, 06:57 AM IST

Elon Musk unveils new Mars rocket prototype, expects missions in months

Billionaire entrepreneur Elon Musk has unveiled the latest iteration of his space company`s newly assembled Starship, outlining a speedy development timeline for the centerpiece vehicle of SpaceX’s quest to launch humans to the moon and Mars.

Sep 29, 2019, 23:40 PM IST

Facebook AR device to let you type with your mind

At its F8 Developers' Conference in 2017, the company announced its Brain-Computer Interface (BCI) programme -- outlining its goal to build a non-invasive, wearable device that lets people type by simply imagining themselves talking.

Jul 31, 2019, 17:19 PM IST

Bezos, Musk to help NASA land first woman and next man on Moon

The programme includes an unmanned mission around the Moon in 2020 and a manned mission that also will orbit the Moon two years later.

Jul 31, 2019, 17:11 PM IST

Musk envisions SpaceX Starship's lunar landing by 2021

Uncrewed SpaceX Starship could land on the moon by 2021, following which, a manned moon mission could be a quick possibility.

Jul 19, 2019, 18:09 PM IST

Musk unveils brain-on-a-chip, seeks human trials in 2020

Idea is to understand and treat brain disorders, preserve and enhance your own brain and create a well-aligned future.

Jul 18, 2019, 16:21 PM IST

Space exploration critical for our survival: Jeff Bezos

Jeff Bezos envisions creating enormous space colonies in close proximity to Earth, as a way of expanding humanity to a trillion people.

Jul 18, 2019, 15:58 PM IST

Why Elon Musk's girlfriend screams as honey tea gets slowly boiled

While Tesla CEO Elon Musk is aiming to disrupt the health industry with his brain-on-the-chip technology, his girlfriend Grimes is busy with a weird and bizarre training regimen -- involving 20-25 minutes of screaming session while honey tea is being slowly boiled to spending hours in a "deprivation tank" to "astro-glide" to other dimensions: past, present and future.

Jul 17, 2019, 15:32 PM IST

SpaceX Falcon Heavy rocket blasts off with 24 experimental satellites after 'most difficult' launch

The mission, dubbed Space Test Program 2 (STP-2), is the third for the Falcon Heavy rocket, which SpaceX describes as the most powerful launch system in the world.

Jun 26, 2019, 07:06 AM IST

IIT Madras makes it to SpaceX Hyperloop Pod final contest, only Asian team to qualify in 2019

The team will now battle it out with 20 other finalists from across the globe on July 21.

Jun 14, 2019, 18:02 PM IST

Elon Musk mocks Bezos' moon, space colony plans

Amazon CEO Bezos had described his vision of humans living on miles-long, orbiting space stations called "O`Neill colonies", named after physicist Gerard O`Neill, who first floated the concept.

May 24, 2019, 13:52 PM IST

SpaceX launches 60 Starlink satellites

The Falcon 9 lifted off at 10.30 pm on Thursday from the Space Launch Complex 40 at Florida`s Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, following several delays: first a 24-hour delay due to high upper-level winds on May 15. 

May 24, 2019, 12:17 PM IST

SpaceX postpones Starlink satellite launch again, for 'about a week'

The delayed mission is designed to carry into low-Earth orbit an initial batch of 60 satellites for Musk`s new Starlink global internet service.

May 17, 2019, 08:58 AM IST

High winds force SpaceX to postpone first launch of Starlink satellites

As many as 2,000 satellites will be launched per year, he said. But he wavered on the timeline for placing as many as 12,000 satellites into orbit as the company had previously described.

May 16, 2019, 09:45 AM IST

Tesla's Elon Musk agrees to new vetting rules for tweets in SEC deal

The new agreement, disclosed in a filing in Manhattan federal court, lays out in more detail exactly what kinds of statements must be reviewed.

Apr 27, 2019, 14:50 PM IST

SpaceX suffers capsule anomaly during Florida tests

"The initial tests completed successfully but the final test resulted in an anomaly on the test stand," the company said in a statement.

Apr 21, 2019, 08:47 AM IST

Elon Musk safe for now as US judge urges Tesla CEO, SEC to end tweet dispute

The hearing appeared to lift an overhang over Tesla, as the SEC stopped well short of recommending Musk`s removal as chief executive or even from the electric car company`s board.

Apr 05, 2019, 05:59 AM IST

Tesla claims to develop its 'largest power storage system in Asia'

In a bid to reduce energy demand and provide emergency backup power to trains in Japan, Tesla has claimed to develop its largest power storage system in Asia.

Mar 28, 2019, 06:20 AM IST

Pewdiepie vs T-Series: Elon Musk makes the battle more interesting, says he's hosted Meme Review

Musk doing the meme review is likely to further heat up the battle between PewDiePie and T-Series for the YouTube crown of the most subscribed channel. 

Feb 19, 2019, 09:39 AM IST

T-Series vs PewDiePie war: Now Elon Musk wants to host a meme review with Felix

Elon Musk wants to host a meme review with Felix 'PewDiePie' Kjellberg.

Jan 30, 2019, 12:38 PM IST