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Tesla & SpaceX Fans Are Loving “The Adventures Of Starman” Comic Book

August 2nd, 2019 | by Matt Pressman

Eli Burton is the President and Founder of My Tesla Adventure, a California-based Tesla owners club. The club's mission is to bring together Tesla owners to embark on fun adventures, make great memories, and form lasting friendships. Eli is also a long-time space enthusiast, amateur rocket maker, SpaceX fan, and creator of an exciting new comic book series, The Adventures of Starman


Annie Easley, The Rocket Scientist Who Worked At NASA Before It Was Even Called NASA

July 14th, 2019 | by The Beam

Annie Easley started out studying pharmacy at Xavier University in New Orleans, but when she married and moved to Cleveland, she discovered the university there had just closed its pharmacy program, and started looking for a different career. When an article in a Cleveland newspaper about twin sisters who worked as ‘human computers’ at the then-NACA caught her eye, she applied there, was hired and the rest is history


While Starman Is In Space, “Big Oil Strikes Back!”

June 11th, 2019 | by Chanan Bos

SpaceX and Tesla are more than just companies. They are a revolution of the status quo and an inspiration for millions of people. So, when these two companies come to together for a project, the result cannot be anything other than epic. That is one way to describe the birth of Starman, who was launched into space in Elon Musk’s Tesla Roadster as the payload of the very first Falcon Heavy. That means that Starman is now exploring the solar system — or is he


The Tesla Twittersphere — What Is Weird About Wanting To Have A Better Future?

June 11th, 2019 | by Guest Contributor

Critics of Tesla like to call anyone who likes what Tesla is doing, who buys its products, or who invests in the company "fanboys" and "fangirls," often accompanied by a negative adjective or five. I only know a few fans on Twitter who actually send unfunny or weird texts. The rest are normal people and actually pretty hilarious


China × Cleantech — March 2019

April 16th, 2019 | by Tim Dixon

Welcome to the next issue of China x Cleantech, the March 2019 edition. For our full China × Cleantech history, stroll over to the “Future Trends” section of our website


Tesla vs. Clayton Christensen’s Idea of Tech Disruption

January 26th, 2019 | by Guest Contributor

The words “innovation” and “disruption” have been casually tossed around in the press so much that, like “awesome,” they’ve lost most of their meaning for the average reader. However, there’s a whole community of people who study these phenomena in minute detail, and Dr. Clayton Christensen is one of their prophets. Recently, a doctrinal difference between Christensen and Elon Musk has catalyzed a lively theological debate


Elon Musk Is Giving My Generation Its Future Back. Let’s Not Lose It Again.

January 13th, 2019 | by Jennifer Sensiba

Like many, I’ve been watching the developments in Boca Chica, Texas, with great interest. SpaceX, one of Elon Musk’s companies, is building the “Starship Hopper,” a shorter and simpler version of a spacecraft that could revolutionize space travel. Seeing images of the mostly complete test vehicle, clad in shiny stainless steel, makes me feel like a kid again


Neil deGrasse Tyson: Elon Musk Will “Transform Civilization As We Know It”

January 8th, 2019 | by Matt Pressman

Elon Musk remains a frequent target in the media. Clickbait journalists clack away at their keyboards and smear the Tesla and SpaceX CEO on a regular basis. Sometimes an outside perspective is needed — especially from someone who really knows science and space. To that end, CNBC recently sat down with renowned astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson to get his take on Elon Musk


15 Fascinating (Or At Least Interesting) Facts About Elon Musk

January 6th, 2019 | by Matt Pressman

Elon Musk has been the target of a relentless smear campaign this year. While greedy (and shadowy) figures spew salacious gossip, diehard Tesla fanboys claim to know the real deal — right down to the most obscure detail about The Ironman. Hint: see item #5 below. To test your own knowledge, see if you're aware of these surprising 15 factoids (via CNBC and Redbook) about Elon Musk



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