SpaceX Just Pulled Off Three Launches in 36 Hours

SpaceX Just Pulled Off Three Launches in 36 Hours

SpaceX’s Falcon 9 rocket launched Germany’s SARah 1 military imaging satellite into orbit on June 18.Photo: SpaceX It was a busy weekend for SpaceX, with the private space company launching three of its Falcon 9 rockets into orbit over a period of three days. SpaceX’s final launch may even have been carrying a classified government … Read more

Elon Musk Faces $258 Billion Class Action Lawsuit Over Dogecoin

Elon Musk Faces 8 Billion Class Action Lawsuit Over Dogecoin

Photo: Gotham (Getty Images) Infamous internet clown and horrible SNL host Elon Musk and his two large companies, Tesla and SpaceX, are facing a ludicrously large $258 billion lawsuit over…uh…Dogecoin. As I’ve said before, 2022 is just a wild year of headlines. Bloomberg reported yesterday that Musk and his companies are being sued over claims … Read more

Elon Musk Isn’t a Climate Hero

Elon Musk Isn’t a Climate Hero

Photo: Britta Pedersen-Pool (Getty Images) Is Elon Musk really that’s bad? That’s both a question posed to me quasi-regularly from strangers who hear I cover climate change, as well as the title of a New York Times op-ed posted last weekend from technology columnist Farhad Manjoo. As the tech billionaire lives to buy Twitter, his … Read more

Musk Goes to Big Tech and Saudis for Twitter Deal Funds

Musk Goes to Big Tech and Saudis for Twitter Deal Funds

Photo: Anthony Behar/Sipa USA (PA) There’s a sudden squall of something off-smelling coming from Tesla CEO Elon Musk’s planned $44 billion Twitter deal. Tea prolific tweeter has already pushed the bounds of verbal agreements surrounding the Twitter buyoutbut now that a new round of funding has come down the pike, some are questioning just how … Read more

Bernie Sanders Throws Shade at Elon Musk, Jeff Bezos

Bernie Sanders Throws Shade at Elon Musk, Jeff Bezos

Sanders is calling out NASA for helping facilitate profits for space billionaires. Picture: Pool (Getty Images) Senator Bernie Sanders is taking shots at ongoing efforts to privatize space exploration, accusing NASA of fueling competition between the billionaires behind private space ventures: Elon Musk and Jeff Bezos. In an opinion piece for The GuardianSanders referred to … Read more

Twitter Wants to Talk Things Out With Elon Musk

Twitter Wants to Talk Things Out With Elon Musk

Elon Musk speaking at a press conference at SpaceX’s Starbase facility near Boca Chica Village in South Texas on February 10, 2022.Photo: JIM WATSON / AFP (Getty Images) Elon Musk will soon be facing a tough crowd as Twitter plans on hosting a town hall with its newest board member to address disgruntled employees, giving … Read more

SpaceX Starbase Launch Site in Texas Hits Another Snag

SpaceX Starbase Launch Site in Texas Hits Another Snag

A fully stacked Starship rocket sits on a launch pad at the SpaceX Boca Chica launch facility in south Texas.Photo: SpaceX The US Army Corps of Engineers has closed an application from SpaceX to expand its Boca Chica launch site in south Texas, saying the company failed to provide the necessary information. The SpaceX request … Read more