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Watch Elon Musk's Second Attempt to Land a SpaceX Rocket
SpaceX

Watch Elon Musk's Second Attempt to Land a SpaceX Rocket

Because 'close, but no cigar' simply isn't good enough.
Jason Fell
Elon Musk

Elon Musk Wants to Build a Second Internet in Outer Space to the Tune of $10 Billion

Hundreds of orbiting satellites would not only improve the flow of data on our current Internet, but also connect the 1 million colonists that Musk hopes to send to Mars.
Geoff Weiss
3 Business Takeaways from Elon Musk's Reddit AMA
Elon Musk

3 Business Takeaways from Elon Musk's Reddit AMA

In a wide-ranging conversation that focused on everything from video games to the more technical aspects of SpaceX and Tesla, Elon Musk offers a glimpse into his life.
Nina Zipkin
SpaceX Nixes Rocket Launch at Last Minute
SpaceX

SpaceX Nixes Rocket Launch at Last Minute

The launch of a Space Exploration Technologies Falcon 9 rocket was called off due to a possible technical glitch.
Scientists to Search for Earth-Like Planets with World's Largest Telescope
Innovation

Scientists to Search for Earth-Like Planets with World's Largest Telescope

Funds have been secured for the appropriately named 'European Extremely Large Telescope.'
Nina Zipkin
NASA Takes a Step Toward Mars With Test Launch
Space Travel

NASA Takes a Step Toward Mars With Test Launch

The Orion spacecraft launched this morning. Watch the take off and have a look at images of Earth taken from orbit.
Catherine Clifford
Apple Gets Aggressive and Europe Makes Space History: Your Weekly News Roundup
Weekly News Roundup

Apple Gets Aggressive and Europe Makes Space History: Your Weekly News Roundup

Check out the headlines entrepreneurs and innovators need to know.
Tanya Benedicto Klich
Europe Makes Space History as Probe Lands on Comet
Far Out Tech

Europe Makes Space History as Probe Lands on Comet

This mission is the climax of a decade-long mission to get samples from what are the remnants of the birth of Earth's solar system.
What You Need to Know About the Comet Probe Landing Tomorrow
Space Travel

What You Need to Know About the Comet Probe Landing Tomorrow

Tomorrow is the culmination of a decade-long project to land a probe on a comet in deep space.
Carly Okyle
The World Needs More of Richard Branson's 'Hubris'
Richard Branson

The World Needs More of Richard Branson's 'Hubris'

The criticism of Sir Richard Branson's role in the SpaceShipTwo crash is a knock on entrepreneurship itself.
Ray Hennessey
This Could Be Why the Virgin Galactic Spaceship Crashed
Virgin Galactic

This Could Be Why the Virgin Galactic Spaceship Crashed

Investigators say a key function of the craft deployed early.
Accidents Happen and Space Is Hard
Free Markets

Accidents Happen and Space Is Hard

Ignore the criticism over the private sector's role in the Antares rocket failure.
Ray Hennessey
Meet the Entrepreneurs at the Forefront of the Space Race
Space Travel

Meet the Entrepreneurs at the Forefront of the Space Race

Richard Branson and other adventurers take on the final frontier.
Elon Musk Wants to Colonize Mars in Order to Fend Off Human Extinction
Space Travel

Elon Musk Wants to Colonize Mars in Order to Fend Off Human Extinction

Musk hopes to begin sending settlers to Mars by the year 2040, with a full colony of 1 million slated to arrive by century's end.
Geoff Weiss