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SpaceX has a 'Roomba' robot but no one knows what it really is

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SpaceX fans are extremely curious about a new robot that keeps appearing on SpaceX’s drone ship “Of Course I Still Love You.” Some are calling it the “Roomba” robot while others insist it should be called “Optimus Prime.” There are theories as to what this robot is for, but there’s no confirmation from SpaceX itself, yet.  391 more words


Elon Musk: 'Good Chance' Mars Rocket Will Fail In Early Tests

SpaceX and Tesla CEO Elon Musk says getting to Mars is likely to involve some spectacular failures on the way to success.

Musk’s comments came on Wednesday during… 236 more words


Elon Musk: High-Speed Tunnel From NY To DC In 29 Minutes

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DETROIT (CBSMiami/AP) — Tech pioneer Elon Musk says he has “verbal government approval” to build a tunnel for high-speed transportation from New York to Washington, D.C. 584 more words


Tell Us Your Thoughts: Why Should SpaceX Name a Crew Dragon "Serenity?"

For five years now Chris, Jeff and other Take Back the Sky volunteers have been telling you on various blogs and podcasts, on social media and at cons across the Eastern United States  240 more words


Feedback Loops in the Age of Social Media

When UAE’s Minister of Cabinet Affairs Mohammad Al Gergawi asked Elon Musk, Tesla CEO and Founder of SpaceX, about his life’s biggest challenge during one of the sessions at World Government Summit held in Dubai in February 2017, to everyone’s surprise, Musk pondered for a while and identified his greatest challenge as making sure that he has a corrective feedback loop in place and maintaining that loop over time even when people want to tell him exactly what he wants to hear. 1,158 more words


SpaceX targets 24-hour first stage rocket re-use turnaround by 2018

In a talk at the ISS R& D meeting on Wednesday, Elon Musk shared some more insight into SpaceXs path to fast and full rocket reusability. 340 more words