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Watch SpaceX launch NASA’s latest exoplanet-hunting satellite

By | Elon Musk, Falcon 9, Gadgets, hyperloop, outer space, Space, spaceflight, SpaceX

SpaceX is set to launch a Falcon 9 rocket today during a 30-second window at 6:32pm EDT. On board is NASA’s Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS), designed to find exoplanets. SpaceX said this morning there’s an 80 percent chance of launching today. Following the launch, SpaceX will attempt to recover the Falcon 9 rocket and […]

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Elon Musk’s latest SpaceX idea involves a party balloon and bounce house

By | Business, Elon Musk, Gadgets, hyperloop, john carmack, New Mexico, spaceflight, SpaceX, transport

Elon Musk took to Twitter Sunday night to announce a new recovery method for an upper stage SpaceX rocket. A balloon — a “giant party balloon” to quote him directly — will ferry part of a rocket to a bounce house. Seriously. If anyone else proposed this idea they would be ignored, but Elon Musk […]

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Elon Musk’s Boring Co. flamethrower ships in time for summer BBQs

By | boring, Business, Elon Musk, Flamethrower, Gadgets, Hardware, hyperloop, TC, The Boring Company

Elon Musk raised a significant chunk of money for his tunnel boring venture, the aptly named Boring Company, via sales of a heavily marked up ‘flamethrower’ with Boring Co. branding. Those pre-sales are all concluded, but now people who put down cash to reserve one are finding out when they can get their flame on. […]

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