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Elon Musk promoted coronavirus misinformation for months. Then his own infection kept him out of SpaceX's astronaut launch.

Elon Musk, the CEO of Tesla and SpaceX, has repeatedly criticized coronavirus public-health measures. Susan Walsh/AP; NIH; Photo illustration by Business Insider Elon Musk has promoted unscientific ideas and misinformation about coronavirus case numbers and testing since March. But Musk tested positive for COVID-19 this month, which prevented him from attending SpaceX's landmark astronaut launch. Musk then reached out to an epidemiologist to help him understand PCR testing after months of ...
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SpaceX Starship Plans To Make Its First High Altitude Test Flight Next Week

SpaceX fired the engines on its Starship SN8 prototype on Tuesday evening, with billionaire CEO Elon Musk tweeting that the resultant “good static fire” produced during the final test had likely paved the way for the vehicle to take its first test flight sometime next week. Read more...
Tags: Spacex, Elon Musk, Science, Fire, Engines, Test, Prototype, Vehicle, Hop Test, Starship Sn8


Bill Gates Sucks at Being the Most Billionaire

Bill Gates, the Microsoft founder who later pivoted to a career in being the richest man in the world, is losing his touch. If any of us were as bad at our jobs as Gates, we’d be on the bread lines faster than you can say, “guillotines are the future.” And this week, the man’s downward spiral continued. Read more...
Tags: Elon Musk, Science, Microsoft, Bill Gates, Losers, Richest Man


California Says Tesla Workers Are Now ‘Essential,’ and Can Ignore Stay-at-Home Order

Workers that make Teslas during the coronavirus pandemic are now apparently considered “essential” in the state of California, which has reported an average of 10,981 new covid-19 infections per day in the last week. This means that Tesla’s workers will not be affected by the state’s new limited stay-at-home order,…Read more...
Tags: Elon Musk, Science, California, Tesla, Coronavirus, Covid 19, California Says Tesla Workers


Werner Herzog criticized Elon Musk's plan to build a city on Mars as a 'mistake' and an 'obscenity'

Left: Werner Herzog. Right: Elon Musk. Regis Duvignau/Reuters ; Bill Pugliano/Getty Images Elon Musk is planning to build a city on Mars, shuttling a million people to the red planet on SpaceX's Starship rocket. Filmmaker Werner Herzog said in an interview with Inverse he thinks that plan is a "mistake" and an "obscenity."  Instead of being "like the locusts," Herzog told the outlet he thinks humans should focus on keeping Earth habitable. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories...
Tags: Spacex, Elon Musk, Science, News, Trends, Earth, Mars, Musk, Werner Herzog, Herzog, Starship, Settlements, Mars Colonization, Tech Insider, Morgan McFall Johnsen, Elon Musk Regis Duvignau Reuters


Astronaut Soichi Noguchi has now flown on 3 different spaceships. SpaceX's Crew Dragon is 'the best,' he said.

Astronaut Soichi Noguchi of the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency is a mission specialist for Crew-1, the first operational SpaceX Crew Dragon mission. Sam Friedman/SpaceX SpaceX launched its first long-term astronaut mission for NASA on Sunday, blasting a crew of four into orbit. Soichi Noguchi, one of those astronauts, said Crew Dragon is "the best" spacecraft he's ever flown. Noguchi is only the third person ever to fly on three different spaceships: Crew Dragon, NASA's Space Shuttle, ...
Tags: Space, Spacex, Elon Musk, Florida, Science, News, Russia, US, Trends, Nasa, Earth, International Space Station, Mars, Falcon, Hopkins, Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency


SpaceX's Resilience spaceship autonomously docked to the space station with 4 astronauts inside, kicking off a historic mission for NASA

The Crew Dragon spaceship seen docked to the International Space Station on Monday as the NASA astronaut Kate Rubins carried out hatch-opening procedures. NASA TV SpaceX on Sunday launched its first operational mission into orbit for NASA, with four astronauts on board. On Monday night, the astronauts caught up to International Space Station and docked. The mission, named Crew-1, calls for the astronauts to spend the next six months at the ISS — the longest human spaceflight launched from ...
Tags: Transportation, Space, Spacex, Elon Musk, Florida, Science, News, Russia, US, Trends, Nasa, Earth, International Space Station, Spaceships, Astronauts, Iss


SpaceX's new 'Resilience' spaceship just autonomously docked to the International Space Station with 4 astronauts inside, kicking off a historic mission for NASA

An illustration of SpaceX's Crew Dragon vehicle, a spaceship designed to fly NASA astronauts, docking with the International Space Station. SpaceX SpaceX on Sunday launched its first operational mission into orbit for NASA with four astronauts on board. On Monday night, the astronauts caught up to International Space Station inside Resilience — their new name for SpaceX's Crew Dragon spacecraft — and docked to the orbiting laboratory. The plan for Crew-1, as the commercial mission is c...
Tags: Transportation, Space, Spacex, Elon Musk, Florida, Science, News, Russia, US, Trends, Nasa, Earth, Live, International Space Station, Spaceships, Astronauts


SpaceX's 'Resilience' spaceship autonomously docked to the space station with 4 astronauts inside, kicking off a historic mission for NASA

The Crew Dragon spaceship sitting docked to the International Space Station as NASA astronaut Kate Rubins carries out hatch-opening procedures, November 16, 2020. NASA TV SpaceX on Sunday launched its first operational mission into orbit for NASA with four astronauts on board. On Monday night, the astronauts caught up to International Space Station and docked. The mission, named Crew-1, calls for the astronauts to spend the next six months at the ISS — the longest human spaceflight ever la...
Tags: Transportation, Space, Spacex, Elon Musk, Florida, Science, News, Russia, US, Trends, Nasa, Earth, Live, International Space Station, Spaceships, Astronauts


Tesla Will Be Added to The S&P 500 On December 21

After months of speculation, car manufacturing startup Tesla will become the newest addition to the S&P Dow Jones Indices on December 21, the index announced on Monday.Read more...
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Tesla Will Be Added The S&P 500 On December 21

After months of speculation, car manufacturing startup Tesla will become the newest addition to the S&P Dow Jones Indices on December 21, the index announced on Monday.Read more...
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SpaceX just launched its longest and most ambitious NASA mission to date. Here's how the rest of the journey will go.

SpaceX's Crew-1 mission for NASA will fly (from left) astronauts Mike Hopkins, Soichi Noguchi, Shannon Walker, and Victor Glover to orbit aboard a Crew Dragon spaceship. SpaceX; NASA; Samantha Lee/Business Insider SpaceX's Crew-1 mission launched Sunday evening, rocketing four astronauts into orbit for a half-year spaceflight. The Crew Dragon spaceship is expected to dock to the International Space Station on Monday night. Crew-1 is the first full-length mission NASA has contracted fro...
Tags: Spacex, Elon Musk, Florida, Science, News, Obama, Russia, US, Trends, Nasa, Earth, Features, International Space Station, Cbs, Merlin, Kazakhstan


Nasa SpaceX launch live news: four crew lift off onboard Dragon capsule

Astronauts travelling to the International Space Station in Elon Musk’s SpaceX ‘Dragon’ capsule. Follow live coverage and updates 1.20am GMT Here is a diagram showing how the burns will happen over the course of the voyage: The phase burns that will manoeuvre the capsule to the station over the next 27 hours : pic.twitter.com/tkO17nOtO9 1.16am GMT That phase burn has begun. It will last for nine minutes and will raise the lowest point of dragon’s orbit to a higher altitude. The burn is “...
Tags: Space, Spacex, Elon Musk, Science, Nasa, International Space Station


Nasa SpaceX launch live news: four crew prepare for liftoff onboard Dragon capsule

Astronauts to travel to the International Space Station in Elon Musk’s SpaceX ‘Dragon’ capsule. Follow live coverage and updates 12.24am GMT Stage 1 engine chill has started. Liquid oxygen is flowing through the turbo pumps on Merlin 1. With just under 6 minutes to launch, Stage 1 fuel load is complete. Stage 1 fuel load is complete: pic.twitter.com/zDWI2iOkE1 12.22am GMT Liftoff will happen at 27 minutes and 17 seconds after 7pm local time. Stage 2 fuel load is complete. A view inside t...
Tags: Space, Spacex, Elon Musk, Science, Nasa, International Space Station, Merlin


Watch SpaceX launch a record-breaking astronaut mission for NASA into orbit

The SpaceX Crew-1 official crew portrait with (from left) NASA astronauts Shannon Walker, Victor Glover, Mike Hopkins, and JAXA (Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency) astronaut Soichi Noguchi. NASA SpaceX is scheduled to launch four astronauts to the International Space Station on Sunday at 7:27 p.m. ET. Called Crew-1, the flight is SpaceX's second launch of people, its first full-length mission for NASA, and is poised to break a record for the US's longest human spaceflight. Watch the rocke...
Tags: Transportation, Space, Spacex, Elon Musk, Science, News, Youtube, US, Trends, Nasa, Live, International Space Station, Spaceships, Rockets, Astronauts, Falcon 9


WATCH LIVE: SpaceX is about to launch a record-breaking astronaut mission for NASA into orbit

The SpaceX Crew-1 official crew portrait with (from left) NASA astronauts Shannon Walker, Victor Glover, Mike Hopkins, and JAXA (Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency) astronaut Soichi Noguchi. NASA SpaceX is scheduled to launch four astronauts to the International Space Station on Sunday at 7:27 p.m. ET. Called Crew-1, the flight is SpaceX's second launch of people, its first full-length mission for NASA, and is poised to break a record for the US's longest human spaceflight. Watch the rocke...
Tags: Transportation, Space, Spacex, Elon Musk, Science, News, Youtube, US, Trends, Nasa, Live, International Space Station, Spaceships, Rockets, Astronauts, Falcon 9


WATCH LIVE: SpaceX is about to launch a record-breaking astronaut mission for NASA into orbit, and you can see the crew rocket to space live

The SpaceX Crew-1 official crew portrait with (from left) NASA astronauts Shannon Walker, Victor Glover, Mike Hopkins, and JAXA (Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency) astronaut Soichi Noguchi. NASA SpaceX is scheduled to launch four astronauts to the International Space Station on Sunday at 7:27 p.m. ET. Called Crew-1, the flight is SpaceX's second launch of people, its first full-length mission for NASA, and is poised to break a record for the US's longest human spaceflight. Watch the rocke...
Tags: Transportation, Space, Spacex, Elon Musk, Science, News, Youtube, US, Trends, Nasa, Live, International Space Station, Spaceships, Rockets, Astronauts, Falcon 9


SpaceX is about to rocket its first 'operational' astronaut mission into orbit for NASA. Watch the crew launch to space live.

SpaceX's Crew Dragon spaceship sits atop a Falcon 9 rocket in preparation for the launch of Crew-1 at the Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, Florida, November 12, 2020. SpaceX SpaceX is scheduled to launch four astronauts to the International Space Station on Sunday at 7:27 p.m. ET. Called Crew-1, the flight is SpaceX's second launch of people, its first full-length mission for NASA, and is poised to break a record for the US's longest human spaceflight. Watch the rocket launch li...
Tags: Transportation, Space, Spacex, Elon Musk, Science, News, Youtube, US, Trends, Nasa, International Space Station, Spaceships, Rockets, Astronauts, Falcon 9, Iss


SpaceX says 'all systems are go' to launch NASA's longest, most ambitious astronaut mission yet on Sunday night

Left to right: Crew-1 commander Mike Hopkins, pilot Victor Glover, Shannon Walker, and Soichi Noguchi SpaceX NASA has given SpaceX the green light to proceed with its most crucial mission yet: launching four astronauts to the International Space Station. The Crew-1 mission was set to launch Saturday but mission managers bumped the flight to Sunday due to weather and technical issues. SpaceX said on Sunday morning that "all systems are go" for a launch at 7:27 p.m. ET. However, launch site ...
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Elon Musk says he's positive for COVID-19, and NASA won't let him attend SpaceX's astronaut launch on Sunday

Elon Musk, the CEO of Tesla and SpaceX, has criticized coronavirus shelter-in-place measures. Susan Walsh/AP; NIH; Photo illustration by Business Insider Elon Musk said on Twitter that he tested positive for the coronavirus. However, the rapid test Musk used is less reliable than other types. He got two positive and two negative results. Still, his positive test will likely prevent Musk from attending the launch of SpaceX's Crew-1 mission on Sunday, according to NASA's rules. Visit Busines...
Tags: Space, Spacex, Elon Musk, Science, News, Cdc, Washington, US, Trends, Tesla, Nasa, International Space Station, Columbia University, Astronauts, Nih, Rocket Launch


Elon Musk says he 'most likely' has a moderate case of COVID-19 but still questions the accuracy of the tests

Tesla and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk. Maja Hitij/Getty Images Elon Musk tweeted Saturday that he "most likely" has a moderate case of COVID-19. The Tesla CEO said that he had symptoms "just like a regular cold," but with other, more severe effects.  He expressed confusion over his tests, which have produced both positive and negative results. But this is not unusual with the test he is likely to have used, as Business Insider has reported.  Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Tes...
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Elon Musk Has Conflicting COVID Tests and Starts Twitter Debate

Elon Musk is 49 so his risks are very low with COVID. Elon is a multi-billionaire and will be able to get the best treatments. Elon said he had the symptoms of a typical cold with nothing unusual so... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
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SpaceX's next astronaut mission for NASA has been delayed until Sunday due to wind and issues with the rocket-booster recovery

The SpaceX Crew Dragon spacecraft sits atop a Falcon 9 rocket at the Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, Florida, May 29, 2020. NASA and SpaceX have delayed the launch of their next astronaut mission to 7:27 p.m. EST on Sunday. The launch was scheduled for Saturday but pushed back due to "onshore winds and first-stage booster recovery readiness," according to NASA. The Crew-1 mission is SpaceX's first full-length, contracted mission for NASA. This was the fourth time NASA announced a...
Tags: Transportation, Weather, Space, Spacex, Elon Musk, Science, News, Russia, Trends, Nasa, International Space Station, Air Force, Boeing, Falcon, Mike Hopkins, Walker


Elon Musk's positive COVID-19 test means he likely can't attend SpaceX's astronaut launch on Sunday, based on NASA rules

Elon Musk, the CEO of Tesla and SpaceX, has criticized coronavirus shelter-in-place measures. Susan Walsh/AP; NIH; Photo illustration by Business Insider Elon Musk said on Twitter that he tested positive for the coronavirus. However, the rapid test Musk used is less reliable than other types. He got two positive and two negative results. Still, his positive test may prevent Musk from attending the launch of SpaceX's Crew-1 mission on Sunday, according to NASA's rules. Visit Business Inside...
Tags: Space, Spacex, Elon Musk, Science, News, Cdc, Washington, US, Trends, Tesla, Nasa, International Space Station, Columbia University, Nih, San Antonio, Musk


SpaceX is slated to send its first full astronaut crew to space on Sunday. Watch it live.

NASA's Crew-1 astronauts participate in equipment testing at SpaceX headquarters in Hawthorne, California, on September 24, 2020. SpaceX SpaceX is scheduled to launch four astronauts to the International Space Station on Sunday at 7:27 p.m. ET. Called Crew-1, it's SpaceX's first full-length mission for NASA. Here's how to watch the rocket launch live. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. SpaceX has secured its Crew Dragon spaceship to the top of a Falcon 9 rocket, and th...
Tags: Space, Spacex, Elon Musk, Science, News, US, Trends, Nasa, International Space Station, Iss, Demo, Gulf of Mexico, Falcon, Mike Hopkins, Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency, SpaceX SpaceX


Elon Musk Might Have the Disease He Said Would Be Gone By April

Elon Musk has been tested for the novel coronavirus and received conflicting results, according to the tech mogul’s Twitter account. The 49-year-old founder of SpaceX wrote that he was given a rapid covid-19 antigen test four times, with two tests coming back positive and two coming back negative on the same day.…Read more...
Tags: Spacex, Elon Musk, Science, Tesla, Joe Biden, Donald Trump, Pandemics, Diseases, Becton Dickinson, Electoral College, President Trump, Coronavirus, Covid 19, Pcr Test


SpaceX is slated to send its first full astronaut crew to space on Saturday. Watch it live.

NASA's Crew-1 astronauts participate in equipment testing at SpaceX headquarters in Hawthorne, California, on September 24, 2020. SpaceX SpaceX is scheduled to launch four astronauts to the International Space Station on Saturday at 7:49 p.m. ET.  Called Crew-1, it's SpaceX's first full-length mission for NASA. Here's how to watch the rocket launch live. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. SpaceX has secured its Crew Dragon spaceship to the top of a Falcon 9 rocket, and...
Tags: Space, Spacex, Elon Musk, Science, News, US, Trends, Nasa, International Space Station, Iss, Demo, Gulf of Mexico, Falcon, Mike Hopkins, Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency, SpaceX SpaceX


SpaceX is about to launch its longest and most ambitious NASA mission to date. Here's what to expect from liftoff to landing.

SpaceX's Crew-1 mission for NASA will fly (from left) astronauts Mike Hopkins, Soichi Noguchi, Shannon Walker, and Victor Glover to orbit aboard a Crew Dragon spaceship. SpaceX; NASA; Samantha Lee/Business Insider SpaceX's Crew-1 mission is set to launch from the Kennedy Space Center at 7:49 p.m. ET on Saturday, rocketing four astronauts into space. It's the first full-length mission NASA has contracted from Elon Musk's company, and NASA's first full-length commercial space mission ove...
Tags: Space, Spacex, Elon Musk, Florida, Science, News, Obama, Russia, US, Trends, Nasa, Earth, Features, International Space Station, Cbs, Merlin


Report: Elon Musk Is Kind of a Dick

It’s not exactly a secret that Elon Musk, billionaire CEO of SpaceX and Tesla, self-proclaimed Thai pedophilia expert, and designer of death race trucks, doesn’t give a flying fuck what other people think about his actions.Read more...
Tags: Twitter, Spacex, Elon Musk, Science, Technology, Media, Social Media, Journalism, Tesla, You Dont Say, Dick, Late Capitalism


NASA finally certified SpaceX to fly astronauts on its Crew Dragon spaceship, just days before its next launch

The Resilience Crew Dragon capsule sits atop the Falcon 9 rocket at Launch Complex 39A on November 10. SpaceX via Twitter SpaceX is set to send four astronauts into space on Saturday, launching them on its Falcon 9 rocket, then flying them to the space station aboard its Crew Dragon spaceship. NASA certified that whole system for human spaceflight on Tuesday, making Crew Dragon the first commercial spacecraft ever to receive the designation. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stori...
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