SpaceX boss Elon Musk does not expect Mars mission until the end of 2026 at the earliest>

There was long talk of SpaceX’s first manned flight to Mars as early as the mid-2020s. Now Elon Musk rowed back a little. It should happen in five years at the earliest, in ten years at the latest, he said in a long podcast interview at the end of 2021. The reason he cited the … Read more

SpaceX builds Starship launch site on historic ground for space travel>

Complex 39 in the Kennedy Space Center near Cape Canaveral in Florida is probably the most legendary rocket launch site in the world. The Apollo moon rockets started here and from 1981 to 2011 well over 100 flights with the space shuttle. Since 2017, the Falcon-9 and Falcon-Heavy rockets from Elon Musk’s space company SpaceX … Read more

Lots of cargo and crew missions, Starship tests>

A year with many missions really began for SpaceX when on January 8, 2021 a Falcon 9 rocket brought the communications satellite Türksat 5A into earth orbit. By mid-December, 27 more launches of the Falcon 9 rocket followed as SpaceX’s reliable workhorse. By the end of the year, the number of launches after the latest … Read more

New complaints about harassment at Tesla, similar cases at SpaceX>

According to Time magazine, the Financial Times also named Tesla and SpaceX boss Elon Musk as their Person of the Year 2021 on Wednesday. In spite of all his eccentric and provocative Twitter messages, which some seemed childish, he was one of the most transformative people in business today, the newspaper wrote in its statement. … Read more

Tesla and SpaceX boss Musk for Time Person of the Year 2021 magazine>

The editors of the US magazine have been appointing a Person of the Year regularly since 1927 (Man of the Year until 1999), but the portrait has never been as colorful as this year. Because the choice fell on Elon Musk, and he is not only the boss of Tesla and SpaceX (as well as … Read more

Musk suggests thinking about the SpaceX IPO, Tesla speculation>

It may be that a lot has changed in the past eight years, but does Elon Musk have to say that twice? He wrote almost exactly the same sentence once at the beginning of September and again this week (without the “last one”) on Twitter, in each case in response to the same excerpts from … Read more

Partnership with SpaceX and Starlink for networking in Brazil>

Tesla recently made the first step into Africa with two superchargers in Morocco (although the one in Casablanca was quite lonely when we visited in October). In the southern part of his home continent America, on the other hand, there is no longer anything from Tesla as of Mexico. But CEO Elon Musk, with his … Read more

Three Tesla superchargers with receivers for satellite internet from SpaceX>

All Tesla Supercharger locations will offer WiFi in the future, CEO Elon Musk said in mid-October in response to a Twitter complaint that this has not yet been the case everywhere. And now the company seems to have started to implement this announcement with almost its own resources: In the USA, three supercharger locations have … Read more

SpaceX’s Starlink Internet receiver is now rectangular>

Tesla and SpaceX boss Elon Musk has already announced the official end of the beta phase for his Starlink service for Internet from space, but has not yet completed it. Nevertheless, this project is also making progress. In August, Musk reported that 100,000 of the required recipient terminals had now been sent. That means rapid … Read more

Starship orbital flight is approaching after SpaceX test, approval is missing>

In keeping with the rocketing increase in Tesla shares after good Q3 figures and a billion-dollar deal with Hertz, SpaceX’s space plans are also making headway: On Friday, Elon Musk’s space company fired the vacuum for the first time on the Texan test site in Boca Chica -Version of a Raptor engine, built into the … Read more