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Google's Lunar Xprize competition will end on March 31 but no one will take home the coveted award. There were four contenders for the $20 million awa..
Tesla CEO Elon Musk's new unconventional 10-year compensation package would pay him based on a market cap target and operational milestones. If he doe..
The Google Lunar XPrize, an ambitious $30 million competition to send a robot to the surface of the moon, will end without any of the teams able to me..
Billionaire Elon Musk's future compensation from Tesla is now completely dependent upon the electric car company's future success. Under a new 10-year..
In this July 15, 2017, file photo, Tesla and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk responds to a question by Nevada Republican Gov. Brian Sandoval during the closing p..
BANGALORE/SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Silicon Valley billionaire Elon Musk could earn as much as $55.8 billion in Tesla Inc stock and own more than a qu..
Billionaire and maverick entrepreneur Elon Musk is known for making what seem like wild predictions. The Tesla boss's latest prophecy came Tuesday as ..
BANGALORE/SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Silicon Valley billionaire Elon Musk could earn as much as $55.8 billion in Tesla Inc stock and own more than a qu..
The milestones are divided into market cap and operational milestones. The first market cap goal involves increasing the market value of the company's..
In this July 15, 2017, file photo, Tesla and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk responds to a question by Nevada Republican Gov. Brian Sandoval during the closing p..
This doesn't mean the static fire test will actually happen Wednesday -- the priority here is a Wet Dress Rehearsal (WDR), in which the team goes thro..
The Boring Company, Elon Musk’s most unassumingly named tech venture, has presented a plan to build a 6.5 mile tunnel between Hawthorne (where SpaceX ..
(Reuters) - Silicon valley billionaire Elon Musk will get no salary or cash bonuses from Tesla Inc and all his compensation as Chief Executive of the ..
Astronauts aboard the International Space Station are making final preparations for a spacewalk Tuesday to service the lab's robot arm. With lawmakers..
For several years, there has been speculation about Elon Musk’s future at Tesla, and whether he would step down as chief executive in the next year or..
Vojd Studios, which specializes in luxury 3-D printing, could find itself doing another round of financing before the year is out.The Berlin-based fir..
A little more than two weeks have passed since the apparent loss of the highly classified Zuma mission. Since then, SpaceX has publicly and privately ..
The US government is a dumpster fire fueled by greed and corruption, and now it’s messing with SpaceX’s awesome Falcon Heavy rocket. The government sh..
The government shutdown isn't just affecting federal agencies, such as NASA. It's altering the plans of private sector spaceflight companies, such as ..
SpaceX is impacted by the ongoing U.S. Government shutdown – which is bad news both for its pending Falcon Heavy test flight, as well as for its other..
Upcoming SpaceX launches and tests will be delayed as long as the government shutdown continues, the company announced Monday. Elon Musk's rocket comp..
Upcoming SpaceX launches and tests will be delayed as long as the government shutdown continues, the company announced Monday. Elon Musk's rocket comp..
Upcoming SpaceX launches and tests will be delayed as long as the government shutdown continues, the company announced Monday. Elon Musk's rocket comp..
While SpaceX is a private company, it relies on government support for tests and launches. Loren Grush at The Verge reports that while SpaceX original..
Among astronomers, it’s a commonplace that the last few decades have been a golden age. Starting around 50 years ago, astronomy found itself on a winn..
NASA targets August 2018 as the schedule of its first commercial crew mission. The next generation of US spacecrafts made by Boeing and SpaceX are in ..
Dragon, an active cargo spacecraft of the Space Exploration Technologies Corp., has successfully returned to Earth after a 29-day stay in orbit. The s..
When women joined NASA in the 1970s, engineers wrongly assumed that they would want to use cosmetics in space. They invented a specialized makeup kit ..
Rocket Lab blasted off into space on Saturday, taking a major step toward opening low-cost access for a new generation of satellites. The rocket build..
It’s been quite an unexpected decade at Tesla. In 2007, if you said that the EV company would release an all-electric sedan that became one of the fas..
The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, NASA and others are developing technologies that would extend the life of the critical infrastructure i..
Tomorrow afternoon, SpaceX — Elon Musk’s other ambitious venture — will test out the engines on the Falcon Heavy, a beast of a rocket that the company..
Is first UFO sighting of 2018 proof of alien visitors? A woman shot a video of this strange-shaped object supposedly hovering the skies of Mexico.   (..
A SpaceX Dragon cargo ship loaded with 4,100 pounds of experiment samples, trash and no-longer-needed equipment departed the International Space Stati..
SpaceX’s Dragon capsule has returned from the International Space Station as planned, after spending around a month docked at the orbital facility. Th..
The top-secret satellite known only by a code name, “Zuma,” was a mystery from the start. Its classified mission was intentionally inscrutable, whethe..
Five days after a presumed spy satellite was lost following launch from Florida, another clandestine satellite, this one owned by the National Reconna..
Almost since the beginning of the commercial crew program in 2010, the old and new titans of the aerospace industry have been locked in a race to the ..
SpaceX has insisted it did not lose a classified satellite the vanish after lift off. But we want to know where is it that a US official confirmed to ..
Ah yes, the old “I thought this was a business meeting, not a-----party” schtick. An about the gathering from journalist Emily Chang’s forthcoming boo..
On Wednesday, during a Pentagon briefing, spokeswoman Dana White was asked whether the US Department of Defense considered the Zuma mission—a high-val..
(Reuters) - SpaceX on Tuesday defended the performance of one of its rockets used to launch a U.S. spy satellite that is believed to have been lost af..
SpaceX said suggestions that the spy satellite Zuma has been lost are categorically false. Future launches will proceed as scheduled, including the mu..
Lawmakers said they will receive classified briefings on a secret U.S. government satellite that apparently crashed into the sea after it was launched..
By Leah Crane FLYING to space is just about the most dangerous thing a person can do. That’s part of the reason nobody has ventured past the Internati..
___ World Bank predicts solid 3.1 percent global growth in 2018 WASHINGTON (AP) — The World Bank is predicting that the global economy will grow 3.1 p..
SpaceX successfully landed the first stage of the Falcon 9, but the fate of its mysterious Zuma payload remains unknown. The space exploration company..
Conflicting reports are surfacing after SpaceX's seemingly successful launch of a Falcon 9 rocket with a secret government payload, code-named Zuma. W..
CAPE CANAVERAL — SpaceX defended its rocket performance during the weekend launch of a secret U.S. satellite, responding Tuesday to media reports that..
Contradictory accounts are emerging in the wake of the apparent failure of the Zuma mission—a secretive multibillion-dollar spy satellite that was lau..