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NASA Astronauts Start Epic Journey In Tesla Model X SUVs — Of Course

May 29th, 2020 | by Johnna Crider

The day coming soon when NASA astronauts launch into space again is one that will leave us with tears in our eyes and chills running down our spines — from joy, pride, and love. It is history in the making, dreams coming true, and another step for humanity and Americans


NASA’s Next Great Leap

May 25th, 2020 | by Harry Stoltz

While it may seem like the whole world has come to a standstill, NASA is notably continuing to prep for one of the most important missions in recent memory, set to launch on the 27th of May, coinciding with the week of Memorial Day


What The Heck Is Starlink? And What Is DarkSat?

May 18th, 2020 | by Guest Contributor

Starlink is another of Elon Musk’s brilliant ideas (some astronomers say it’s a bit too brilliant, as we shall see) — a constellation of thousands of small satellites in low Earth orbit that will provide internet access across the globe


Food From “Thin Air”

March 9th, 2020 | by Johnna Crider

There is a forgotten recipe that makes food from "thin air." A microbial recipe was created to feed astronauts on long space missions that could help those here on earth who don't have access to food


The Origins of Starman, Tesla-Inspired Superhero

February 10th, 2020 | by Guest Contributor

By day, he’s a mild-mannered company director in the software industry. But when duty calls, he suits up, and uses his powers to advance the cause of clean energy and transportation, foiling the nefarious schemes of fossil-fueled evildoers


Spending It In Space Is Spending It On Earth

November 30th, 2019 | by Jennifer Sensiba

"We should be spending this money here on Earth," we often hear people say when space programs and private investment are discussed. It's such a widespread sentiment that even big names in science fiction tend to share it (albeit reluctantly)


Starlink Launches As Elon Musk Arrives In Berlin — For Gigafactory 4?

November 12th, 2019 | by Cynthia Shahan

Tesla and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk's visions are being realized well in and out of this world, as the past week reveals. Elon Musk's life has been surfing through land, sky, and space this week. Last fall, Musk tweeted, "Pace of innovation is all that matters in the long run." He is certainly demonstrating that's his companies' mutual obsession


An Immense Source Of Clean, Efficient Energy Might Lie At The Edge Of The Solar System

September 30th, 2019 | by Jennifer Sensiba

Actually using a black hole for something other than mass destruction may sound farfetched, but in 2016, Stephen Hawking figured that a black hole with the mass of a mountain could provide for all of humanity's energy needs. Considering that a black hole of 5 Earth masses is around the size of an orange, one as massive as a mountain would be minuscule


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



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