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May 5, 1961: Alan Shepherd becomes the first American in space

It’s late, but better late than never, eh?  Today isn’t just Cinco de Mayo; it’s also the anniversary of Americans in space.  Americans have been going to space for 55 years now.   134 more words


SpaceX will attempt an ambitious rocket launch in the dark on Friday — watch it live

(Source: www.techinsider.io)

SpaceX has been pulling in the wins these past few months. After sticking the landing of an orbital rocket for the first time in December, they stepped it up a notch in April and completed another successful landing, … 425 more words


DoD Releases FY15 Annual Report on Sexual Assault in the Military

Today, the Department of Defense released its Annual Report on Sexual Assault in the Military for Fiscal Year (FY) 2015.

Overall, sexual assault reporting remained consistent with the high levels seen in recent years. 353 more words

Department Of Defense

SpaceX Will Launch Falcon 9 Tonight, 'Unlikely' Landing to Be Attempted on Drone Ship

Cape Canaveral, Florida—SpaceX along with its intrepid CEO Elon Musk are in the business of providing launches and landings—and making history while doing so. The California-based firm will hopefully add another tally to their impressive record this Friday with the launch of the Falcon 9 rocket from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station. 542 more words

Elon Musk Says SpaceX Is Going To Mars By 2018


“Either we spread earth to other planets, or we risk going extinct.”

Just when you thought Elon Musk couldn’t possibly aim any higher, the billionaire tech magnate’s private space company unveiled plans Wednesday to begin sending Dragon spacecrafts to Mars by 2018. 315 more words


War of the Worlds – Devising the Zoning Plan for Invading Mars

War of the Worlds – Devising the Zoning Plan for Invading Mars

by Guest Blogger,
Tyler Kokjohn, PhD. 

SpaceX plans to land an unmanned capsule on Mars a few years from now (1).  763 more words

Jeremy Vaeni

Apple should buy Tesla and make Elon Musk Apple Inc. CEO

”Apple Inc.’s dismal earnings announcement shows why it badly needs to rethink its innovation model and leadership,” Vivek Wadhwa writes for MarketWatch. “Its last breakthrough innovation was the iPhone — which was released in 2007. 162 more words