Friday Jul 25
The Daily Caller
Elon Musk Wants Planes To Be Electric, Take Off And Land Vertically [VIDEO]
SpaceX CEO Elon Musk speaks after unveiling the Dragon V2 spacecraft in Hawthorne, California May 29, 2014.
Mon Jul 21, 2014
Tesla Idles California Plant to Retool for Electric SUVs
Tesla Motors Inc. , the youngest U.S. carmaker, halted production at its sole assembly plant for the first time for a revamp the company said is necessary to speed Model S output and prepare it to make electric crossovers.
Private space industry makes roots outside of Florida
Elon Musk, chief executive officer of Tesla Motors Inc. and Space Exploration Technologies Inc. known as SpaceX, speaks at a news conference at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C. Space Florida, the quasi-government agency created to grow the space industry, expects billionaire entrepreneur Elon Musk to set up the world's first private ... (more)
Air Force examines anomalies as Musk's Spacex seeks launch work
The Air Force is examining several anomalies that occurred during Space Exploration Technologies Corp.'s three civilian space flights as part of its review of billionaire Elon Musk's quest to launch military satellites.
Wed Jul 16, 2014
Wall Street Journal
Pentagon Accelerates Plans to Seek Rival Satellite-Launch Bids
The U.S. Defense Department is accelerating plans to seek rival bids for up to two satellite launches, potentially ending the near-monopoly enjoyed by a joint venture between Boeing Co.
U.S. Air Force seeking bids to launch spy satellite
The U.S. Air Force released the first of up to eight solicitations for space launch services outside of its controversial, exclusive, multibillion-dollar agreement with United Launch Alliance, a partnership of Lockheed Martin and Boeing.
Tue Jul 15, 2014
Thanh Nein News
Private US firm finally makes long-delayed satellite launch
Overcoming two months of delays, a Space Exploration Technologies' Falcon 9 rocket blasted off from Florida on Monday to put six small commercial communications satellites into orbit for ORBCOMM Inc. The launch had been delayed more than two months while the privately-owned SpaceX wrestled with technical problems, weather and availability of the ... (more)
Mon Jul 14, 2014
45th Space Wing launches 6 second-generation ORBCOMM satellites
The 45th Space Wing supported Space Exploration Technologies' successful launch of their Falcon 9 rocket carrying six second-generation ORBCOMM communications satellites from Space Launch Complex 40 here at 11 a.m. EDT July 14, 2014.
Elon Musk's SpaceX launches rocket toting satellites
The Falcon rocket blasted off Monday from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station. On board were six advanced satellites for the New Jersey-based Orbcomm.
Sun Jul 13, 2014
Orbital Rocket Blasts Off for International Space Station
Orbital Sciences Corp. 's Antares rocket successfully lifted off today, carrying a capsule of supplies to dock with the International Space Station three days from now.
Fri Jul 11, 2014
SpaceX Advances in Its Quest to Win Military Satellite Deals
Elon Musk's Space Exploration Technologies has completed a key step in the certification process required to finalize any deal to launch U.S. military satellites.
Wed Jul 02, 2014
Wall Street Journal
Arianespace Cuts Launch Prices as Upstart Gains
Arianespace, the European satellite-launch giant, is cutting prices, hoping to fend off a growing challenge from an American upstart led by billionaire inventor Elon Musk.