Elon Musk's commercial space company launched the Falcon 9 rocket this past weekend. It's the first ever test of a potentially reusable rocket.
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After a successful test earlier this year, Elon Musk's private venture has begun the first of a dozen planned missions to supply and return cargo from the International Space Station.
First commercial cargo flight to the space station makes the venture capital community sit up and take notice: a new market beckons.
Commercial space flight company SpaceX made history with the first launch by a private company of a spacecraft to the International Space Station.
SpaceX is preparing to launch the first private-sector flight to the International Space Station. Its Falcon 9 rocket will launch its Dragon capsule at the beginning of May
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration has improved its ability to predict how changes to the environment of the sun may affect the Earth's weather
SpaceX could launch Nov. 30 and dock its Dragon ship with the space station nine days later.
SpaceX will attempt to launch its first space capsule into orbit and back on Thursday, a potential milestone for the privatization and commercialization of space flight as NASA nears the end of its shuttle program.
With the launch of SpaceX's much-delayed but successful Falcon 9 rocket last week, there's been renewed attention given to private space efforts.
Space Exploration Technologies, one of the leading players in that privatization of space travel, inked an agreement to carry a Space Systems/Loral satellite aboard its Falcon 9 rocket as early as 2012.
Elon Musk's critics have come out of the woodwork because President Obama's NASA budget favors private rocket companies over traditional and expensive NASA space flight programs. Are Musk and SpaceX, the company he founded, qualified to hurl astronauts into space? I think so.
SpaceX test fired the second stage of its Falcon 9 rocket, meaning the first demo flight from Cape Canaveral could be as soon as February. Falcon 9 will re-supply the Space Station at a much lower cost than the soon-to-be retired Space Shuttle.
Elon Musk is the incredibly sharp and even more impressive...big-thinking co-founder of PayPal now behind Telsa as CEO and SpaceX as CEO and CTO. Musk knew early that the Internet, the transition to sustainable energy and space exploration would have a dramatic impact on our society and he's dedicated himself to innovation in these arenas. In an interview that one could only find online... the fun new and very fun Valley Girl Show, hosted by Jesse Draper, spends some time with Elon Musk and learns more about his ventures.
NASA is looking a little long in the tooth, in a week that the last upgrade mission to Hubble launches and the European Space Agency sends up two cutting-edge telescopes. Meanwhile, the White House will spend the summer looking at hard at NASA's Constellation and Ares programs.
In this episode of the Churchill Club podcast series, Elon Musk, CEO, Tesla Motors; CEO & CTO, SpaceX; Chairman, SolarCity, talks entrepreneurship. By the age of 12 Elon Musk had sold his first commercial software, a space game called Blaster.
How do you supersize a simple music manager? Ask Apple. The Windows version of iTunes 8 takes up nearly 200MB of space on a Windows PC, including kernel-mode drivers, multiple system services, and at least one add-in. It takes a supersize helping of chutzpah to create an ad that criticizes Windows for its “bloat” and then deliver an upgrade with as much unnecessary junk as this one. If you’re like most people, you don’t need any of that additional junk. In this post, I’ll explain how you can figure out which parts of the package you need, and then show you how to wrestle control of iTunes back.
Santa Rosa processors, higher-end graphics cards, memory space and energy-efficiency features part of upgrade announcement.
Though its commercial rocket fails in aim to orbit the Earth, SpaceX considers launch a success in other ways.Images: SpaceX joins the space race
If you're getting ready to perform a Vista upgrade, be on the lookout for two gotchas, both of which are related to your system drive. You'll need sufficient disk space and the right disk format. If your old PC is still using FAT32, this installment in my 30 Days of Vista Hand On series will explain how to convert it to NTFS.
When you run the new Windows Vista Upgrade Advisor, you'll find that Vista won't install unless you have 15GB of disk space free. Is this the most bloated OS upgrade ever? Nope. The actual installation uses much less space. Here's why.
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