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The eight industries being disrupted by Elon Musk

Elon Musk was be most publicly associated with SpaceX and Tesla, by the technology entrepreneur is involved in a variety of projects crossing eight major industrial sectors, according to a new report.

U.S. spy satellite lost after SpaceX launch — What happened?

Cape Canaveral - A US intelligence satellite, code-named Zuma, sent into space aboard a SpaceX rocket on Sunday failed to reach orbit and is presumed lost, according to industry and intelligence officials.

SpaceX launches secretive Zuma mission

Miami - SpaceX on Sunday blasted off a secretive US government payload known as Zuma, a mission whose nature -- and the agency behind it -- remains a mystery.

SpaceX to finally launch mysterious Zuma satellite on Friday

Cape Canaveral - A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket is set to launch its Zuma payload. Delayed since November 2017, the launch of Zuma, a top-secret government satellite will take place on Friday from NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida, according to Air Force officials.

SpaceX puts on light show with last rocket launch of 2017

SpaceX CEO Elon Musk has grabbed the public's attention again - This time giving southern California residents an early evening light show worthy of an alien invasion movie with the final 2017 launch of a Falcon 9 rocket.

Elon Musk gives public tantalizing glimpse of Falcon Heavy rocket

SpaceX founder Elon Musk unveiled a tantalizing first glimpse at his company's new megarocket — the Falcon Heavy — in an early morning Twitter post on Wednesday.

'Dragon back' as cargo reaches space station

Miami - SpaceX's unmanned Dragon cargo ship arrived on Sunday at the International Space Station, carrying supplies and experiments for the astronauts in orbit.

SpaceX first — Recycled rocket soars with recycled capsule

Cape Canaveral - Elon Musk's SpaceX chalked up another first today, launching a recycled rocket with a recycled capsule on a supply run to the International Space Station (ISS) for NASA.

Boeing challenge — 'We are going to beat SpaceX to Mars'

In an interview on CNBC Thursday morning, hosted by Jim Cramer, Boeing CEO Dennis Muilenburg threw down the gauntlet, so to speak - Making the bold claim that Boeing will beat SpaceX to Mars.

SpaceX launch of mysterious Zuma mission postponed indefinitely

Cape Canaveral - SpaceX on Thursday postponed again the launch of a secret government payload named Zuma. The mission is a mystery and no US agency has claimed responsibility for it.

SpaceX rocket to put mysterious payload into orbit November 16

Hawthorne - Space Exploration Technologies Corp or SpaceX is set to launch its most secretive payload yet, a classified government satellite built by defense contractor Northrop Grumman.

SpaceX Falcon 9 makes a fiery but successful Atlantic landing

SpaceX’s Falcon 9 rocket successfully delivered Koreasat-5A to its designated orbit, marking the company’s 16th successful mission of the year. Shortly after liftoff, the Falcon 9 first stage made a successful, but fiery landing on SpaceX's barge.

Blue Origin stuns aerospace sector with its BE-4 rocket engine

Kent - Amazon billionaire Jeff Bezos’ Blue Origin space venture says it has successfully test-fired its BE-4 rocket engine, bringing the company one step closer to flying tourists into sub-orbit, and possibly even beyond.

Elon Musk gets green light to expand tunneling project under LA

Building a massive network of underground tunnels is no small technological feat, but securing regulatory approval is arguably the biggest challenge.

SpaceX to launch supercomputer to Space Station Monday

On Monday, a SpaceX CRS-12 rocket will be launched from Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, headed to the ISS. The payload will include an HP Enterprise (HPE) supercomputer, called the Spaceborne Computer.

Elon Musk says successful maiden flight for Falcon Heavy unlikely

Washington - SpaceX CEO and founder Elon Musk has downplayed the chances of a successful inaugural flight for his Falcon Heavy space launch vehicle, admitting there is a "good chance it would not make it to orbit in its first launch.

After two delays, SpaceX launches broadband satellite for IntelSat

Cape Canaveral - SpaceX on Wednesday deployed a broadband communications satellite for IntelSat, after twice ditching launch plans in the final seconds before liftoff earlier this week.

SpaceX pulls a double-header with two successful rocket launches

Private space company, SpaceX pulled off a double-header over the weekend, launching a refurbished Falcon 9 late on Friday and another Falcon 9 on Sunday, both carrying satellites and both first stages landing safely.

Elon Musk publishes outline of plan to colonize Mars

In September, the tech mogul Elon Musk walked onto a stage in Guadalajara, Mexico, and laid out his vision to colonize Mars with his company SpaceX.

ULA didn't have a chance to compete with SpaceX for X-37B flight

Two days after the U.S. Senate's Armed Services Committee confirmed that the next flight of the military's secretive X-37B spaceplane would go up on a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket, United Launch Alliance tweeted they had not been allowed to bid on the project.

SpaceX to launch heaviest payload yet with Inmarsat-5 satellite

Cape Canaveral - SpaceX's Falcon 9 rocket will be carrying its heaviest payload yet when the launch of the Inmarsat-5 F4 communications satellite from NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida takes place Monday night.

Another first — SpaceX launches spy satellite, lands booster

Cape Canaveral - SpaceX added another first to its growing list of accomplishments, breaking up the U.S. spy satellite launch monopoly with its own launch of a spy satellite for a government agency this morning, and it successfully landed the Falcon 9 booster.

Competition on the cost of a rocket heats up between ULA, SpaceX

Colorado Springs - After SpaceX's successful launch and recovery of a recycled Falcon 9 rocket booster, the discussion over the cost of rocket launches has heated up, with United Launch Alliance dropping the cost of its workhorse Atlas 5 rocket flights by about one-third.

SpaceX recycled rocket launch one for the history books

Cape Canaveral - We have already learned that SpaceX CEO Elon Musk is not afraid of failure and tonight's launch of a recycled rocket carrying a satellite into space may make history.

Is Elon Musk planning to link your brain to AI?

Elon Musk, the man heading up SpaceX and Tesla, could be launching a new project with the aim of producing an implantable computer-brain interface device. This will be under a new company called Neuralink Corp.

Someday we'll need the Internet in space

SpaceX is planning to bring the Internet to space. With this Elon Musk has an eye on the future. If a colony is set up on Mars, for example, the Internet twill be the primary means of communicating with Earth.

SpaceX will send two tourists around the moon in 2018

SpaceX founder and CEO, Elon Musk made a startling announcement Monday, saying two private individuals have hired his company to fly a manned mission around the moon in 2018.

SpaceX rocket blasts off from NASA launchpad with ISS cargo

Miami - SpaceX on Sunday blasted off its Falcon 9 rocket carrying the unmanned Dragon cargo ship, packed with food and supplies for the six astronauts living at the International Space Station.

SpaceX aborts launch after 'odd' rocket engine behavior

Miami - SpaceX aborted its planned Dragon cargo launch to the International Space Station just seconds before liftoff Saturday due to a "slightly odd" technical issue with the Falcon 9 rocket engine.

SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket to launch from historic Apollo-era site

On Sunday afternoon, SpaceX completed a successful static fire test on its Falcon 9 rocket in preparation for a planned cargo launch this Saturday to the International Space Station (ISS).
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Falcon 9 and Dragon went vertical on SLC-40 early this morning.
Falcon 9 and Dragon went vertical on SLC-40 early this morning.
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File photo: SpaceX s Dragon space capsule approaches the International Space Station
File photo: SpaceX's Dragon space capsule approaches the International Space Station
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The first launch of a flight-proven first stage booster will use CRS-8 booster that delivered the Dr...
The first launch of a flight-proven first stage booster will use CRS-8 booster that delivered the Dragon spacecraft to ISS.
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Elon Musk of SpaceX combines a string of amazing technologies - the Oculus Rift  Leap Motion 3D cont...
Elon Musk of SpaceX combines a string of amazing technologies - the Oculus Rift, Leap Motion 3D controllers, holograms - to invent a way to engineer a rocket engine without actually touching it.
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US astronaut Randy Bresnik gets ready to enter a prototype CST-100 spacecraft built by the Boeing Co...
US astronaut Randy Bresnik gets ready to enter a prototype CST-100 spacecraft built by the Boeing Co. at its manufacturing facility in Houston last year.
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Liftoff on October 30  2017.
Liftoff on October 30, 2017.
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Dragon capsule heading for ISS.
Dragon capsule heading for ISS.
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Falcon 1  carrying the RazakSAT satellite  lifted off on July 13  2009 at 8:35 p.m. (PDT)
Falcon 1, carrying the RazakSAT satellite, lifted off on July 13, 2009 at 8:35 p.m. (PDT)
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Successful drone ship landing of Falcon 9 booster in April  2016.
Successful drone ship landing of Falcon 9 booster in April, 2016.
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Dragon capsule approaching ISS
Dragon capsule approaching ISS
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Earlier this week Elon Musk revealed pictures of the rocket s payload a cherry red Tesla roadster be...
Earlier this week Elon Musk revealed pictures of the rocket's payload a cherry red Tesla roadster believed to be his own car. Now, the fairing containing it has been spotted at the firm's Cape Canaveral base.
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Falcon 9 and BulgariaSat-1 vertical on Pad 39A.
Falcon 9 and BulgariaSat-1 vertical on Pad 39A.
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Launch of BulgariaSat satellite on Friday.
Launch of BulgariaSat satellite on Friday.
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First static fire test of a Falcon Heavy center core completed at The SpaceX McGregor  TX rocket dev...
First static fire test of a Falcon Heavy center core completed at The SpaceX McGregor, TX rocket development facility on May 9, 2017.
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A rendering of SpaceX s Red Dragon capsule on Mars.
A rendering of SpaceX's Red Dragon capsule on Mars.
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