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SpaceX and Amazon Hope to Deliver Cheap Broadband With Low-Orbit Satellites

A new study shows how more broadband options should bring lower prices, assuming the promises pan out.
Karl Bode
5.10.19
Falcon Heavy

Watch SpaceX Land Three Falcon Boosters for the First Time

The world’s most powerful operational rocket is open for business.
Becky Ferreira
4.12.19
moon landings

Watch the First Private Moon Lander Ride to Orbit on a SpaceX Rocket

The Beresheet lander will attempt the first private Moon landing on April 11.
Becky Ferreira
2.22.19
elon musk

Elon Musk's lawyers think calling the Thai cave diver a "pedo" and a "child rapist" should be covered by the First Amendment

The situation all started when Musk offered to make a mini-submarine to save a boys soccer team trapped in a sunken cave in northern Thailand.
Miranda Levingston
12.27.18
ETA - Created with GEICO

Watch a DIY Rocketeer Attempt to Land His Model Rocket Like SpaceX

Joe Barnard founded a company with the aim of matching the technical achievements in the space industry at the hobby rocket scale. Motherboard went to visit him to see how his tests of self-landing rockets are coming along.
Motherboard Staff
12.6.18
SpaceX

Watch SpaceX Launch 64 Satellites Aboard a Twice-Used Rocket

The “SmallSat Express” mission is launching a space sculpture and 63 other small satellites, making it the largest satellite launch in US history.
Daniel Oberhaus
12.3.18
Hole Patrol

Community Activists Kill Elon Musk's Plan for an Underground Freeway Tunnel in LA

Elon Musk tried to bypass a full environmental review for his test tunnel, but community groups sued and won.
Daniel Oberhaus
11.28.18
elon musk

Elon Musk Smoking a Blunt Reportedly Sparks NASA Safety Review

After smoking a blunt on the Joe Rogan Experience in September, NASA officials ordered a safety review of SpaceX and Boeing.
Caroline Haskins
11.21.18
elon musk

Elon Musk’s blunt thoughts on weed might be causing problems for SpaceX with NASA

NASA is reportedly going to investigate the safety of Elon Musk’s SpaceX after he smoked weed on Joe Rogan’s podcast.
Rex Santus
11.21.18
SpaceX

Falcon 9 Backlog Delays Canada’s $1B Surveillance Project

The constellation of three satellites will surveil 90 percent of the Earth from orbit, but SpaceX's backlog has delayed the launch.
Jordan Pearson
11.13.18
rockets

NASA's Mars Rocket is Over Budget and Behind Schedule, Audit Finds

“At its current rate, we project Boeing will expend at least $8.9 billion through 2021—double the amount initially planned—while delivery of the first Core Stage has slipped 2½ years.”
Becky Ferreira
10.12.18
Twilight Zone

Why Do Some Rocket Launches Look Like UFOs?

What is the “twilight phenomenon” and why does it produce spectacular light displays during SpaceX rocket launches?
Daniel Oberhaus
10.8.18
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