Last night (Sept. 25), SpaceX's Raptor interplanetary transport engine fired for the first time, according to a series of tweets from the company's CEO, Elon Musk.
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.
A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket appears to have exploded on its Florida launch pad early Thursday (Sept. 1), just days ahead of a planned weekend liftoff of a commercial satellite.
The lack of a carbon tax amounts to a hidden subsidy that incentivizes "bad behavior," Musk said Tuesday (Dec. 15) at the annual fall meeting of the American Geophysical Union, in San Francisco.
Elon Musk's company has announced a new competition to build pods for the futuristic Hyperloop transit system.
The Lone Star state could soon be the new testing ground for the most futuristic transportation system in the world.
In a bold move, Tesla Motors is making all the patents for the company's electric car technology free and available for anyone to use.
From the Hyperloop to the futuristic Dragon V2 spacecraft, here are some of the most visionary, and audacious, ideas from inventor Elon Musk.
The sleek new space pod dreamed up by inventor Elon Musk can land and takeoff vertically and can withstand mutliple trips.
Information gathered by planetary and deep space craft may soon be streaming back to Earth in the form of a laser rather than by radio waves.
SpaceX's Falcon 9 executed a "static fire" engine test to prep for Friday's launch of the Dragon capsule.
The Antares rocket built by Orbital Sciences Corp., will launch unmanned Cygnus cargo ships to the International Space Station.