USAF and Elon Musk’s plans to transport cargo by rocket anywhere in the world in one hour revealed

The US Air Force has revealed details about its ambitious plans for a space launch rocket which could deliver cargo weighing up to 100 tons to anywhere in the world within an hour. The service, working in partnership with Elon Musk‘s SpaceX, wants to carry out an end-to-end test of the Rocket Cargo program by … Read more

SpaceX plans to launch a Starship rocket to MARS from an ‘ocean spaceport’ in 2022 

SpaceX founder Elon Musk has confirmed ambitious plans to build an ‘ocean spaceport’ that will be used to launch a Starship rocket to Mars in 2022.  It was reported in July 2020 that the firm had acquired a pair of former oil drilling rigs for $3.5 million (£2.47 million) each that they planned to convert … Read more

SpaceX satellite plans ‘unsustainable’ warns competitor Arianespace

SpaceX is close to a ‘de-factor monopolisation’ of space due to its thousands of satellites, claims the head of European space launch firm Arianespace. The Elon Musk-owned firm has asked the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) for permission to launch up to 42,000 satellites into space. They are building the ‘Starlink’ constellation that will deliver ‘reliable … Read more

SpaceX: Satellite operator calls for a halt to Starlink launches pending an environmental review

SpaceX may face a legal challenge from a rival satellite operator who has called for a halt to Starlink launches pending an environmental review of the megaconstellation. Broadband firm Viasat called on the US Federal Communications Commission (FCC) on Friday to stay a license modification allowing for Starlink’s expansion in low orbit. The megaconstellation, which … Read more

First-time astronaut Kaya Barron named final member crew SpaceX NASA crew who will fly to ISS

NASA has officially named first-astronaut Kayla Barron to be the fourth and final member of its upcoming SpaceX Crew-3 mission to the International Space Station (ISS), slated to launch in mid-October. Barron, 33, who entered astronaut candidate school in 2017, will join fellow NASA astronauts Raja Chari and Tom Marshburn on the flight.  The three NASA astronauts … Read more

Japanese billionaire purchases trip to the International Space Station in December

Japanese fashion billionaire pays up to $40 MILLION for ticket to the International Space Station in December Yusaku Maezawa has purchased a flight to the International Space Station He is a Japanese billionaire who has made his wealthy in the fashion industry  Maezawa is set to launch aboard a Russian Soyuz spacecraft in December He is … Read more

Elon Musk’s SpaceX reveals ambitious plans for Starship’s first orbital flight

Elon Musk’s SpaceX reveals ambitious plans for Starship’s first orbital flight that will see the 160ft-tall rocket launch from Texas before landing 90 minutes later off the coast of Hawaii An FCC filing has revealed that SpaceX is planning its first orbit launch Starship 15 will launch from Texas before making a ‘soft landing’ off … Read more

Elon Musk says SpaceX could re-fly Starship SN15 ‘soon’ following the rocket’s historic landing

Elon Musk says SpaceX could re-fly Starship SN15 ‘soon’ following the rocket’s historic landing last week that brought firm closer to goal of creating reusable ships that could take humans to Mars Elon Musk shared on Twitter that SpaceX could re-fly Starship SN15 soon This would make it the first reused prototype, which is part … Read more

‘Not funny, witty or clever’: Critics ridicule Elon Musk’s hosting of SNL

Elon Musk‘s debut hosting Saturday Night Live received a decidedly lukewarm response on social media, with critics describing it as unfunny and a wasted opportunity.  The 49-year-old Tesla CEO and SpaceX founder – and one of the world’s richest men – had been a controversial choice to appear on SNL amid a pandemic.  And critics online … Read more

Miley Cyrus grabs attention in tartan mini skirt and fishnets with garter after SNL rehearsals in NY

She’s traveled from her home in LA to New York City where she’ll be the musical guest on this week’s Saturday Night Live. And Miley Cyrus fans are out in force in the Big Apple to catch a glimpse of the star as she makes her way to and from rehearsals for the NBC sketch … Read more