[DIGEST: Guardian, Futurism] In a discussion on Twitter regarding South Australia’s sweeping rise in energy prices, Elon Musk made one of his grandest declarations to date — and he is known for this sort of thing. Musk claims that he has the ability to construct a 100 megawatt battery storage farm within 100 days. If … Continued
Elon Musk’s Space Exploration Technologies Corp. will make its first foray into space tourism: The company plans to send two private citizens on a trip around the moon late next year. The trip will coincide with SpaceX’s continued work with NASA for a planned crewed mission to the International Space Station (ISS). SpaceX declined to identify the two … Continued
Elon Musk and his aerospace company plan to launch 4,425 satellites in a bid for worldwide Internet coverage—more than three times as many satellites are orbiting the Earth right now.
Late last month, Tesla CEO Elon Musk unveiled a new solar roof product, the culmination of his vision for a merger with SolarCity, the solar energy equipment supplier. The stylish solar panels, Musk projected, would likely cost less than a normal roof to install. The four separate solar roof shingle options were made with glass … Continued
Some say that Jeff Bezos’ Blue Origin made history last week when it beat SpaceX to the punch and successfully landed its “New Shepherd” spacecraft. But are SpaceX and Blue Origin really comparable?