SpaceX founder Elon Musk was choked up with emotion after his company successfully launched astronauts to space for the first time on Saturday (May 30).
Entrepreneur and business magnate, Elon Musk is the CEO and founder of the aerospace company SpaceX and co-founder of Tesla Motors. He also hopes to change the world, advancing private spaceflight with the aim of landing humans on other planets like Mars, and developing a new tube-transport system called the Hyperloop. Live Science will keep you up on Musk’s latest ideas and developments so you can keep your two feet on Earth while looking up at the stars.
SpaceX and Tesla engineers are set to make a big contribution to the coronavirus fight, just a week after Elon Musk offered to help.
There are turbulent electrical currents coursing through the gas giant's outer atmosphere, producing brilliant auroras.
SpaceX put 60 bright satellites in space May 23, and astronomers are sounding the alarm about the eventual 12,000-strong Starlink constellation SpaceX plans.
An Israeli moon lander just took to the skies, but we'll all have to wait nearly two months for its historic touchdown try.
After traveling more than 470 million miles (760 million kilometers) around the sun, Starman and his cherry-red Tesla Roadster have exceeded the car's warranty 10,000 times over.
This past year, engineers launched many oddities into space, including a Tesla Roadster, a gold-plated canopic jar and a cosmic disco ball.
There won't be any people on the first two iSpace landers. But the company said its long term goal is human exploration of the lunar surface.
Twelve people have walked on the moon, and Elon Musk won't add any Japanese billionaires to that number anytime soon.
Yusaku Maezawa, founder of clothing company ZoZo, will be the first space tourist to travel around the moon, private spaceflight company SpaceX announced tonight (Sept. 17).
We have learned that there could be life beneath Mars’ surface and that it may be impossible to terraform its surface.
The Michigan community of Flint has become a byword for lead poisoning. Elon Musk recently entered the fray.