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From Apollo To Frontier

Rick Tumlinson | Posted 07.22.2016 | Technology
Rick Tumlinson

Our system works. Free people in a free economy who are free to exercise their dreams can do anything. WE can do anything. It is time to return to the Moon, open Free Space and go to Mars. It is time to open The Frontier.

SpaceX Rocket Lifts Off On Cargo Run, Then Successfully Lands At Launch Site

Reuters | Jade Walker | Posted 07.18.2016 | Science

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla., July 18 (Reuters) - An unmanned SpaceX rocket blasted off from Florida early on Monday to send a cargo ship to the International...

Elon Musk Plans For Humans On Mars Sooner Than You Think

The Huffington Post | Nick Visser | Posted 06.02.2016 | Science

Elon Musk is doubling down on his aspirations to get people to the Red Planet. Speaking during Vox Media's Code Conference on Wednesday, Musk said Spa...

Do We Have a Mandate for Mars?

Chris Carberry | Posted 05.17.2016 | Science
Chris Carberry

The exploration of the planet Mars has received a great deal of publicity over the past few years, and human missions to the Red Planet seem far more inevitable today than ever before. Yet, despite the groundswell of interest in Mars, some have argued that we don't have a mandate for humans to go to Mars any time soon. Are these skeptics correct?

How to Ask for an Email Introduction

Mimi Zheng | Posted 05.12.2016 | Business
Mimi Zheng

Imagine this scenario, you are in the process of looking for a new job and have several companies in mind. While searching on Linkedin, you come across Jerry at SpaceX who is a 2nd-degree connection to one of your professional contacts.


The Huffington Post | Nick Visser | Posted 05.06.2016 | Science

SpaceX successfully landed its Falcon 9 rocket on an unmanned drone ship in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean early Friday morning. The landing, which ...

Reaching for the Stars by Paying for Results

Greg Autry | Posted 05.03.2016 | Technology
Greg Autry

The Untold Story of NASA's Commercial Partnerships In the era of constrained budgets, NASA has become the federal government's poster child for red...

Elon Musk Says SpaceX Is Going To Mars By 2018

The Huffington Post | Chris DAngelo | Posted 04.28.2016 | Business

Just when you thought Elon Musk couldn't possibly aim any higher, the billionaire tech magnate's private space company unveiled plans Wednesday to beg...

Elon Musk Wants To Fix Public Transportation

The Huffington Post | Casey Williams | Posted 04.21.2016 | Technology

Tesla CEO Elon Musk has a new idea he thinks could radically change public transportation. The billionaire tech mogul said Thursday that he’s devel...

Astronaut Scott Kelly Is Psyched About The Private Space Industry

The Huffington Post | Alexander C. Kaufman | Posted 04.19.2016 | Business

NEW YORK -- The man who spent a year living in space couldn't be happier to welcome Silicon Valley to the final frontier. "It helps NASA do more deep ...

SpaceX Nails Historic At-Sea Rocket Landing

The Huffington Post | Chris DAngelo | Posted 04.08.2016 | Science

Before the dust even had time to settle from last week's Tesla Model 3 unveiling, billionaire tech magnate Elon Musk's other brainchild, SpaceX, celeb...

SpaceX Rocket Crashes During Drone Ship Landing -- Again

The Huffington Post | Chris DAngelo | Posted 03.05.2016 | Science

After four delayed attempts, Elon Musk's Space Exploration Technologies Corp., or SpaceX, launched its Falcon 9 rocket from Cape Canaveral, Florida, o...

Here's What Happened When We Asked Elon Musk About Equal Pay For Women

The Huffington Post | Emily Peck | Posted 03.03.2016 | Business

Elon Musk is considering reviewing employee salaries at SpaceX to ensure that women and men are paid fairly, the chief executive and founder said at a...

3rd SpaceX Rocket Launch Aborted

The Huffington Post | Chris DAngelo | Posted 02.28.2016 | Science

UPDATE, Feb. 28: SpaceX aborted the launch of the Falcon 9 rocket for a third time on Sunday night. The space technologies company went ahead with the...

Space Exploration Could Herald the Beginning of the Post-Human Era

Martin Rees | Posted 02.22.2016 | World
Martin Rees

Even though we may wish to regulate genetic and cyborg technology on Earth, we should surely wish space pioneers good luck in using all available resources to adapt themselves and their progeny to alien conditions.

A Letter to the Washington Space Establishment

Rick Tumlinson | Posted 01.25.2016 | Science
Rick Tumlinson

My dear Washington space establishment, There's never a good time for such things, but we need to talk. You know I care a lot about you. You were s...

Invisible SpaceX Launch: Best Day Ever?

Greg Autry | Posted 01.21.2016 | Technology
Greg Autry

In my dual capacities as a technology entrepreneurship researcher and space fan boy, I've always wanted to see a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket launch . . . ...

SpaceX Rocket Botches Landing At Sea After Successful Launch

The Huffington Post | Chris DAngelo | Posted 01.18.2016 | Science

A third at-sea landing attempt proved not to be the charm for billionaire Elon Musk's Space Exploration Technologies Corp., or SpaceX. On Sunday, Spac...

Elon Musk Biographer Talks About How He Juggles It All

Quora | Posted 01.11.2016 | Business

As I argue in the book, I'm convinced that Musk is what psychologists would consider to be a "profoundly gifted" person. This sounds like a fluffy, abstract term, but it's actually quite concrete in the scientific literature.

Troublesome Leak Grounds NASA's Next Mission To Mars

The Huffington Post | Chris DAngelo | Posted 12.23.2015 | Science

Lest we forget, space travel remains an incredibly tricky endeavor. One day after SpaceX made history with an epic launch and vertical landing of its...

The Biggest Science Stories Of 2015 (WATCH)

HuffPost Live | Emily Tess Katz | Posted 12.23.2015 | HuffPost Live 321

HuffPost Lives takes a look back at the buzziest science stories of 2015....

SpaceX's Successful Landing Means You And I Might Go To Space Soon

The Huffington Post | Andy Campbell | Posted 12.22.2015 | Science

SpaceX has plenty to gloat about this week. As of Monday night, it can say its Falcon 9 rocket was the first to launch into orbit, deploy satellites a...

SpaceX Makes History With 'Insane' Launch And Landing

The Huffington Post | Chris DAngelo | Posted 12.22.2015 | Science

SpaceX made history Monday night when it successfully launched a Falcon 9 rocket into orbit, deployed 11 satellites, and then brought the 15-story boo...

Why Blue Origin's Rocket Landing Is Big News For Space Travel

The Huffington Post | Hayley Miller | Posted 11.24.2015 | Science

Blue Origin’s New Shepard became the first fully reusable rocket when it successfully returned to its launchpad after liftoff, the space technology ...

Elon Musk Is A Quitter. And That's What Makes Him Successful

Nathan Kontny | Posted 11.04.2015 | Technology
Nathan Kontny

Elon persists through obstacles. But he's also a quitter. He changes. He adapts. If something gets in his way, instead of plowing through it, he steps back to look to see if there's actually something much more worthwhile to attack. And he adapts himself to go there.