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India’s space agency is aiming to create world’s first rocket with two reusable stages

Elon Musk’s SpaceX has gained accolades for its multiple successful launches of reusable rockets. Now, Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO), wants to take this idea a step further and create the first rocket that has two reusable stages. According to a report from Times of India, ISRO is going to conduct advanced tests of this technology in June and July.  For the recovery of the first stage, ISRO is going to follow SpaceX‘s method and land it on a pad situated in the sea. To recover the se...
Tags: Startups, Space, Spacex, Elon Musk, Science, India, ISRO, Insider, Indian Space Research Organisation ISRO, Times of India ISRO


SpaceX Texas Launch Site Progress

SpaceX continues to build the Starship hopper test rocket. They are removing placeholder engines and opened up the rocket to add fuel tanks and the real raptor engines. Here are tweets about progress... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
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SpaceX Adding New Raptor Engines and Fuel Tanks to Starship Hopper

SpaceX has taken the Starship Hopper apart again. They are removing the placeholder Raptor engine. They will be adding in the fuel tanks and the new Raptor engines. Elon Musk had sais the previously... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
Tags: Spacex, Elon Musk, Innovation, Starship Hopper, SpaceX Adding New Raptor Engines


These are the 577 positions SpaceX is cutting at its headquarters in a major round of layoffs

SpaceX, the rocket company founded by Elon Musk, is laying off about 10% of its workforce. In a notice required by California law, the company said it's eliminating 577 positions at its headquarters in Los Angeles. Business Insider compiled that layoff data into two charts that summarize the roles and duties of those being let go. Technicians, engineers, and machinists together make up a majority of SpaceX's terminated positions, while managers and supervisors represent about 7% of the layoffs...
Tags: Spacex, Elon Musk, Texas, Fcc, California, Los Angeles, Trends, Nasa, Virgin Galactic, Mars, Los Angeles Times, Musk, Falcon, Los Angeles County, LA Times, Hawthorne


SpaceX rocket booster returns to Port of L.A., Dragon capsule soon to follow

SpaceX workers were busy Monday, Jan. 14, at the Port of Los Angeles preparing a Falcon 9 rocket booster for eventual re-flight. The booster was used during a launch on Friday, Jan. 11, out of Vandenberg Air Force Base to propel a set of 10 communication satellites into orbit for Iridium Communications. After carrying the payload through the thickest parts of the atmosphere, the booster separated and descended back to Earth in a controlled burn of its engines. It then stuck the landing on an unm...
Tags: Business, Spacex, Elon Musk, California, Sport, Earth, Soccer, International Space Station, Port Of Los Angeles, Iss, Pacific Ocean, Vandenberg Air Force Base, Falcon, San Pedro, Baja California, SpaceX Falcon


SpaceX to lay off about 10% of its workforce 'due to the extraordinarily difficult challenges ahead'

SpaceX, the rocket company owned by Elon Musk, will lay off about 10% of its employees, the Los Angeles Times reported on Friday, citing an unnamed source. SpaceX confirmed the layoffs, citing the "extraordinarily difficult challenges" of developing a new interplanetary spacecraft and launching a global satellite internet network. A document filed by SpaceX with the state of California suggests at least 577 people at the company's headquarters will lose their jobs on March 12. The company has ...
Tags: Spacex, Elon Musk, Fcc, California, China, Trends, Mars, Los Angeles Times, Musk, Business Insider, Los Angeles County, LA Times, SpaceX SpaceX, Employment Development Department, Hawthorne California, Gwynne Shotwell


Peter Thiel’s Valar Ventures targets $350M for new funds

Valar Ventures, one of the three venture funds co-founded by Peter Thiel, has filed paperwork with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission to raise $350 million across two new funds. The PayPal co-founder and billionaire investor in Facebook and SpaceX is also behind Founders Fund and Mithril Capital Management. Valar, a New York-based firm, plans to raise $150 million for its fifth flagship venture fund and an additional $200 million for its first opportunity fund, presumably for foll...
Tags: Facebook, Spacex, New York, San Francisco, Tech, Paypal, Venture Capital, Peter Thiel, Valar Ventures, Founders Fund, U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, Mithril Capital Management, Andrew McCormack, N26, Mithril, Mithril Capital Management Valar


SpaceX layoffs include 577 positions in Hawthorne

Hours after launching its first rocket of the new year on Friday morning, Elon Musk’s company told stunned employees that roughly 10 percent of SpaceX’s workforce would be laid off. Workers were sent home early to await notification to their private email addresses about their fate. The vast majority of Space Exploration Technologies Corp.’s more than 6,000 employees are employed at its headquarters and rocket factory in Hawthorne; hundreds of others are based in Seattle, Florida, Washington, D....
Tags: Business, Spacex, Elon Musk, Florida, Texas, Los Angeles, Tesla, Sport, Nasa, Soccer, International Space Station, Mars, Wall Street Journal, Cnbc, Musk, Boeing Co


SpaceX nails its first launch and landing of 2019, but job cuts loom

SpaceX has nailed its first launch and landing of 2019 with a mission that deployed more satellites for Virginia-based Iridium Communications. But the success was soured somewhat by reports of upcoming job losses at the company. The post SpaceX nails its first launch and landing of 2019, but job cuts loom appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Business, Spacex, News, Virginia, Trends, Job losses, Rocket Launch, Emerging Tech, Iridium Communications




SpaceX to lay off 10 percent of workforce

Elon Musk's rocket company SpaceX will reduce its workforce by about 10 percent of the company's more than 6,000 employees, it said on Friday.
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Elon Musk's SpaceX to lay off 10 per cent of workforce

SpaceX will lay off 10 per cent of its roughly 6,000 workers, announcing Friday that it needs to become leaner to accomplish ambitious projects such as creating a spaceship that can carry astronauts to Mars."This action is taken... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, Spacex, Elon Musk


SpaceX to lay off 10 percent of workforce to become leaner

HAWTHORNE, Calif. (AP) — SpaceX will lay off 10 percent of its roughly 6,000 workers, announcing Friday that it needs to become leaner to accomplish ambitious projects such as creating a spaceship that can carry astronauts to Mars."This... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, Spacex, Hawthorne Calif


SpaceX to lay off 10 percent of workforce

HAWTHORNE, Calif. (AP) — SpaceX is laying off 10 percent of its roughly 6,000 workers, saying it needs to get leaner so it can succeed in enormous projects such as creating an interplanetary spacecraft.The Los Angeles Times reports... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, Spacex, Ap, Los Angeles Times, Hawthorne Calif


SpaceX laid off 10% of its employees

Elon Musk's SpaceX let go 10% of its 6,000 person staff today. In May of last year, the company stated that it has had "many years" of continuing profitability and in recent weeks raised $273 million so far in a planned $500 million funding round. "To continue delivering for our customers and to succeed in developing interplanetary spacecraft and a global space-based Internet, SpaceX must become a leaner company," SpaceX president Gwynne Shotwell wrote in an email to employees. "Either of thes...
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SpaceX is reportedly laying off about 10% of its workforce

SpaceX, the rocket company owned by Elon Musk, will lay off about 10% of its employees, the Los Angeles Times reported on Friday citing an unnamed source. The company has more than 6,000 employees and has been working rapidly to build and start testing a prototype of its brand-new rocket system. SpaceX, the rocket company owned by Elon Musk, will lay off about 10% of its employees, the Los Angeles Times reported on Friday, citing an unnamed source. SpaceX currently has more than 6,000 employe...
Tags: Spacex, Elon Musk, Trends, Earth, Mars, Los Angeles Times, LA Times, StarLink, Bfr, Big Falcon Rocket, LA Times SpaceX, COO Gwynne Shotwell


SpaceX Lays Off 10% of Staff After Disappointing Fund Raising

SpaceX is laying off ten percent of their 6000+ staff. SpaceX has very expensive projects to develop the Superheavy Starship (aka BFR) and the Starlink global space-based internet. SpaceX makes most... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
Tags: Spacex, Innovation, StarLink


SpaceX Successfully Launches Iridium 8 Satellite

SpaceX has another successful launch of the Falcon 9. They deployed the Iridium 8 satellites. They launched ten more Iridium satellites to complete a $3 billion upgrade to the company’s global voice... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
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Elon Musk shows off the assembled Starship test rocket

After weeks teasing renderings and production photos, Elon Musk finally showed off the finished Starship test rocket last night. Starship test flight rocket just finished assembly at the @SpaceX Texas launch site. This is an actual picture, not a rendering. pic.twitter.com/k1HkueoXaz — Elon Musk (@elonmusk) January 11, 2019 As you can well see, the Starship test rocket has a stainless steel skin, which had a few people scratching their heads. Steel is indeed quite durable, but weigh...
Tags: Startups, TC, Space, Spacex, Elon Musk, Texas, Tech, Steel, Musk, Falcon Heavy, Starship, Boca Chica Texas, Evelyn Janeidy Arevalo, Texas Boca Chica Beach


The Latest: 10 new Iridium satellites delivered to orbit

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on the launch of 10 communications satellites by SpaceX (all times local):9:35 a.m.Ten new satellites for Iridium Communications' global network have been successfully deployed in orbit after launch... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, Spacex, Los Angeles, Ap, Iridium, Iridium Communications


Here's how a Tesla and SpaceX crossover could pave the way for flying taxis (TSLA)

Elon Musk has on a SpaceX rocket, and Wall Street is looking for more crossovers between the two companies.  The billionaire has hinted at flying-car ambitions but has the same concerns as analysts, regulators, and citizens: safety.  Morgan Stanley says Tesla's expertise in batteries, AI, charging and material science gives it a clear leg up on the competition.  Elon Musk's SpaceX helped the Boring Company build its first tunnel, and it could be far from the last of the billionaire's compan...
Tags: Spacex, Elon Musk, US, Trends, Tesla, Bloomberg, Ford, Morgan Stanley, Jonas, Musk, Milo, Adam Jonas, Elon Musk s SpaceX, Trump s Space Force


SpaceX launches 10 more Iridium Communications satellites

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket carrying 10 Iridium Communications satellites has blasted off from California.The rocket lifted off at 7:31 a.m. Friday at Vandenberg Air Force Base and arced over the Pacific Ocean west... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, Spacex, California, Los Angeles, Ap, Pacific Ocean, Vandenberg Air Force Base, SpaceX Falcon, Iridium Communications


The Latest: SpaceX lands 1st stage after California launch

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on the launch of 10 communications satellites by SpaceX (all times local):7:45 a.m.SpaceX has successfully landed a Falcon 9 first-stage on an autonomous vessel in the Pacific after launching 10 satellites... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, Spacex, California, Los Angeles, Ap, Pacific, Falcon


Elon Musk released a photo of his latest rocket, and it already delivers on his promise of looking like liquid silver

Elon Musk tweeted an image of an experimental rocket that will help him get to mars. The so-called "test hopper" will not enter orbit when it launches in the coming weeks, but will inform how SpaceX works toward a full-scale prototype of the Mars Starship. Musk has described Starship as a "Tintin" rocket, referring to the famous 20th-century Belgian comics series. Elon Musk has published a photo of an experimental rocket that will help him achieve his mission of conquering Mars. After teasing...
Tags: Spacex, Elon Musk, Texas, China, Trends, Earth, Mars, Musk, Starship, Dave Mosher, Mars Starship Musk, Boca Chica Texas Starship, Evelyn Janeidy Arevalo


SpaceX StarHopper is in One Piece and Could Fly in 4 Weeks

The SpaceX StarHopper is in one piece. SpaceX is targeting a first flight in four weeks if everything goes right. SpaceX has put this together with astonishing speed. The StarHopper will test... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
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SpaceX Almost Caught the Faring

SpaceX just missed catching the faring on the last launch. The faring is waterproof and can still be reused. Catching the faring will make reusing the farings cheaper. There will be less work needed... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
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SpaceX Crewed Dragon Solar Panels Change and Safety Modifications

NASA requires Boeing and SpaceX to demonstrate that there’s no more than a one in 270 chance for a fatal accident during a flight. The Space Shuttle program lost two shuttles in 135 launches.... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
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The Japanese billionaire who booked a place on Elon Musk's moon voyage has now posted the most retweeted tweet of all time

Japanese billionaire Yusaku Maezawa has surpassed a chicken nugget-loving US teen by posting the most retweeted tweet ever. Maezawa's tweet offered a financial incentive for people to retweet it. Elon Musk announced in September that Maezawa had purchased a ticket to fly around the moon on SpaceX's Big Falcon rocket. Japanese billionaire Yusaku Maezawa made headlines last year when Elon Musk announced he would be the first commercial passenger to be flown around the moon in SpaceX's Big Falco...
Tags: Spacex, Elon Musk, US, Trends, Nasa, Wendys, Wendy, Wilkerson, MZ, Carter Wilkerson, Yusaku Maezawa, Maezawa


Moon-bound billionaire supplants nugget lover’s most retweeted tweet

A Japanese billionaire who’s paying Elon Musk to fly him around the Moon, assuming all goes to plan with SpaceX’s giant metal phallus, has bought himself a rather different ride in the meanwhile. The BBC reports that Yusaku Maezawa has elbowed aside nugget-loving U.S. teen, Carter Wilkerson, to bag the title of most retweeted tweet by promising to give away 100 million yen (just under $1M) in cash if people RT the tweet. His 5 million+ Twitter followers probably helped too. At the time of wri...
Tags: Transportation, Ecommerce, Asia, Twitter, Space, Spacex, Elon Musk, Tweet, Entrepreneur, Tech, Bbc, Moon, Musk, Wilkerson, Carter Wilkerson, Yusaku Maezawa


SpaceX Driving Principles of Relentless Innovation and Ambitious Goals

Gwynne Shotwell’s session “Launching Our Future” at GHC 18 on Friday, September 28, 2018. She discusses her vision and advancements for aerospace technology. SpaceX now has over 7000 employees. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
Tags: Spacex, Innovation, Gwynne Shotwell, SpaceX Driving Principles of Relentless Innovation



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