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Elon Musk deletes Tesla & SpaceX Facebook pages; Mozilla follows suit

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Joining the bandwagon for the #DeleteFacebook movement, Elon Musk yesterday deleted the Facebook pages of his companies- Tesla and SpaceX. Elon Musk, the CEO of Tesla and SpaceX was answering to a flurry of tweets when he responded to WhatsApp

SpaceX launches Starlink satellites for global broadband internet

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SpaceX launched its first two satellites for global broadband internet in the space. The satellites, named Tintin A and Tintin B, are being used to test SpaceX’s future Starlink broadband service. Once all the necessary testing has been completed, the launch

Now you can track Tesla Roadster’s journey into space

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Elon Musk’s Tesla Roadster space vehicle created history by launching into space atop the Falcon Heavy Rocket. Starman, the mannequin driver of the Tesla Roadster SpaceX is taking a trip around our solar system, in a large elliptical orbit that will

SpaceX’s Starman and his Roadster send their last selfie

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SpaceX founder Elon Musk released Starman and his Roasdter’s final selfie from a camera on the rocket’s second stage showing the space-suited driver Starman outbound with an increasingly distant crescent Earth in the background. When SpaceX successfully launched the world’s most

SpaceX successfully launches world’s most powerful rocket Falcon Heavy

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SpaceX successfully launched world’s most powerful rocket Falcon Heavy from Cape Canaveral in Florida marking a historical feat for the company led by Tesla CEO Elon Musk. “I’m still trying to absorb everything that happened because it’s still kind of surreal to me,”

SpaceX kicks off 2018 by launching a secretive spacecraft for the US govt.

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Elon Musk’s SpaceX has kicked off the new year with a bang. The company has launched a special payload – Zuma, a secretive spacecraft commissioned by the US government for an undisclosed mission. After more than a month of delay, a

Elon Musk’s SpaceX raises $100M more

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Rocket maker SpaceX has raised another $100 million in an extension to an earlier financing round when it raised $350 million, according to a regulatory filing. The new follow-on funding puts SpaceX’s total post-money valuation at $21.5 billion. The amended

All set for Mars? Elon Musk shares images of SpaceX Moonbase & the Martian cities

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SpaceX CEO Elon Musk shared images of his monstrous interplanetary rocket sitting on the moon base. While completely void of specifics, the teaser photos that have been published portray cities on other planets, with SpaceX’s partially downsized Big Falcon Spaceship (BFS)

Elon Musk and SpaceX are now ready with their much-awaited spacesuit

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SpaceX CEO Elon Musk shared another photo of the SpaceX spacesuit. Unlike the previous time, this time he shared a full-body photo of what the outfit would look like. Elon Musk shared on his Instagram page the image of a

SpaceX opens registration for the 2018 Hyperloop Pod competition

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Following a very successful second edition of the Hyperloop Pod competition, Elon Musk’s SpaceX has announced the third edition of the very successful competition. The 2018 competition will again take place at SpaceX’s 0.77-mile long test track near its Hawthorne HQ

SpaceX successfully finishes testing first stage cores of Falcon Heavy rocket

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SpaceX has announced that it has completed the testing on all three of the Falcon Heavy rocket’s first stage cores. SpaceX CEO Elon Musk is hoping the company will launch the Falcon Heavy rocket in November. In a tweet, the

Elon Musk’s Neuralink gets $27M to link human brains with computers

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Neuralink, the startup co-founded by billionaire Elon Musk in 2016 has raised $27 million in funding, according to a filing with the US Securities and Exchange Commission. On Twitter, Musk denied that the company is seeking outside investors, which suggests that he may

Munich’s team achieves 201mph to win SpaceX’s 2nd Hyperloop competition

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Slowly but steadily, Elon Musk is inching closer towards realizing his dream of ‘third wave of transportation’ when humans and cargo will travel at the speed of an aircraft between cities hundreds of miles apart using magnetic levitation technology. Marking another feat

Elon Musk teases first look of the SpaceX space suit

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Elon Musk has revealed the first official photo of the SpaceX space suit on his Instagram. “First picture of SpaceX spacesuit. More in days to follow,” he wrote. “Worth noting that this actually works (not a mockup). Already tested to double

The X-Factor: Elon Musk is the proud new owner of X.com

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No, we aren’t talking about the British music reality show The X-Factor here and neither the above-mentioned URL has got any thing to do with it. The news here is that Elon Musk has bought the domain name- X.com but

SpaceX to put on the detective hat for the US Airforce

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SpaceX is getting into some serious detective job. After shooting a spy satellite for the National Reconnaissance Office (NRO) in May, SpaceX is gearing up to launch a reusable X-37B mini space shuttle for the US Airforce. The mission was

SpaceX makes history with successful launch of used Dragon spacecraft

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In a historic first, a used spacecraft was successfully launched to deliver cargo to the International Space Station (ISS). SpaceX’s CRS-11 launch on Saturday was a milestone for the commercial space industry as it launched a Dragon spacecraft that was previously used in a September

Elon Musk is waiting for Godot! Are you?

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No, we did not miss the word ‘watching’ in our headline and neither has Space X’ boss suddenly become a theatre enthusiast. When Space X unveiled its first ‘boring’ machine (pun absolutely unintended), Musk thought that he needed to name

SpaceVR & SpaceX to send VR camera into space to give you ‘astronaut experience’ on earth

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Virtual reality experience is about to get more real. SpaceVR, a California-based startup is planning to send a virtual reality camera into space to bring “some immersive space video” for earth dwellers. The firm plans to share the space footage with

Would you mind connecting your brain with computer for Elon Musk?

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After excelling in autonomous vehicles, launching rockets, digging tunnels and creating Hyperloop, starting the Boring Company and colonising Mars, now Elon Musk wants to merge computers and human brains. You might think we are near the end of the human