Thursday, July 25th Elon Musk’s aerospace company succeeded in conducting their first untethered test with the Starhopper. This test once again validated the engine that will fulfill Musk’s promise of sending people to the Moon and to Mars.
A SpaceX Falcon Heavy rocket blasted off on Tuesday, putting 24 experimental satellites into orbit. The two side booster rockets returned safely to Earth, but the rocket’s center booster missed its mark, crashing in the Atlantic Ocean.
SpaceX has launched 60 little satellites, the first of thousands that founder Elon Musk plans to put in orbit for global internet coverage.
In 2014, Elon Musk pulled all his five children out from their private school and created a little school according to their needs for the future. By doing this, he gave the first step in changing the future of education.
Elon Musk unveiled the very first tunnel in what he hopes will become a network of underground highways. The test tunnel runs between the headquarters of Musk's SpaceX company and a parking lot over a mile away.
Elon Musk recently provided updates on the mini-Starship prototype that will making a test flight next year, including the fact that it will be built from a stainless steel alloy.
With Thursday's launch, SpaceX has now flown 18 mission this year, tying its record set in 2017. The company could fly as many as four more rockets this year.
In a tweet, SpaceX said it has signed a passenger to fly around the Moon aboard its next-generation launch system.
Hyperloop Transportation Technologies is constructing a test track in Toulouse, France. A closed system around 1,050 feet long will comprise the first phase, and the company says it will be operational in 2018.
It was the fifth set of 10 satellites that SpaceX has launched for Iridium, whose $3 billion projects is expected to include a total of 81 satellites – with 75 launched by SpaceX.
According to a recent interview Musk made at the 2018 SXSW conference, the Big Falcon Rocket will be ready to conduct test launches in the next two years.