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Where Else Should The Hyperloop Go?

WHERE | Posted 10.16.2013 | Travel

Ever wanted to hop from San Francisco to Los Angeles for an afternoon of shopping? Or spend a couple hours soaking up the sun in Orlando after lunch in Atlanta? Want to catch a great concert in Nashville but be in bed in St. Louis later that night?

WATCH: Rocket Makes Amazing Sideways Leap | Megan Gannon | Posted 08.15.2013 | Science

An experimental reusable rocket built by the private spaceflight company SpaceX has soared though a series of ever-higher test flights over its Texas...


The Huffington Post | Drew Guarini | Posted 08.13.2013 | Technology

Late Monday afternoon, after a year of mystery and speculation, billionaire Elon Musk revealed the plans for the "Hyperloop," a so-called "fifth mode"...

Here Comes The Hyperloop

AP | By JUSTIN PRITCHARD | Posted 10.12.2013 | Technology

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Imagine strapping into a car-sized capsule and hurtling through a tube at more than 700 mph — not for the thrill of it, but to ...

Here's How Jeff Bezos and Elon Musk Are Changing the World - One Industry at a Time

Beverly Macy | Posted 10.08.2013 | Business
Beverly Macy

Both are visionary yet each takes the long view of history and industry. And it is not easy to change an entire industry. Let's be really clear on that.

5 Popular Misconceptions About NASA

Lauren Lyons | Posted 09.09.2013 | Technology
Lauren Lyons

Despite NASA's award-winning social media and web outreach efforts, there are still massive gaps between the public's perception of the agency, and the reality. And unless you are a big space geek like me with daily space Google alerts, it's not unreasonable to be a bit confused.

WATCH: Private Rocket Makes Highest Jump Yet | Mike Wall | Posted 07.09.2013 | Science

A private company's prototype reusable rocket made its highest leap to date last month, soaring 100 stories into the air before landing softly back a...

End of Space Shuttle Saves World

Anna Leahy | Posted 08.05.2013 | Science
Anna Leahy

If Richard Godwin's biotech company can do what it thinks it can, no one in the world need go hungry, and we might be able to live forever.

Private Mars Mission Weighs Major Decision

Posted 05.19.2013 | Science

By: Clara Moskowitz Published: 05/17/2013 05:04 PM EDT on The organizers of a private plan to send two people on a round-trip flyby of M...

NASA-Contracted Rocket Successfully Test Launched

AP | BROCK VERGAKIS | Posted 06.21.2013 | Science

ATLANTIC, Va. — A company contracted by NASA to deliver supplies to the International Space Station successfully launched a rocket on Sunday in ...

The Brave New World of American Commercial Space

Marco Cáceres | Posted 06.10.2013 | Business
Marco Cáceres

Ceding America's leadership in space, world passing us by? Uh, nothing could be farther from the truth.

Moon Mission Plan Takes Top Prize In Space Exploration Contest

Posted 04.05.2013 | Science

By: Rod Pyle, Contributor Published: 04/05/2013 06:25 AM EDT on PASADENA, Calif. — A team of students has come up with an am...

Private Spacecraft Returns To Earth With Splash

AP | MARCIA DUNN | Posted 05.26.2013 | Science

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — The SpaceX Dragon capsule returned to Earth on Tuesday with a full science load from the International Space Station &nda...

Private Spacecraft's Return Trip Delayed

Posted 03.25.2013 | Science

By: Mike Wall Published: 03/24/2013 09:52 AM EDT on A private cargo capsule's trip home to Earth from the International Space Station ha...

SpaceX Mission Back On Course After Shaky Start

AP | MARCIA DUNN | Posted 05.03.2013 | Science

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — A private Earth-to-orbit delivery service made good on its latest shipment to the International Space Station on Sunday, ...

ISS-Bound Capsule Cleared For Docking

Posted 03.02.2013 | Science

By: Tariq Malik Published: 03/02/2013 05:51 PM EST on A privately built robotic cargo ship has been cleared to link up with the Internat...

ISS-Bound Spacecraft Suffers Major Glitch

Posted 03.01.2013 | Science

By: Miriam Kramer Published: 03/01/2013 10:12 AM EST on CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — A privately built unmanned spacecraft launched for NASA...

ISS-Bound Spacecraft Suffers Major Glitch

AP | MARCIA DUNN | Posted 05.01.2013 | Science

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. -- A commercial craft carrying a ton of supplies for the International Space Station ran into thruster trouble shortly after lift...

Ryan Grim

Elon Musk Battles Space Industry Vets | Ryan Grim | Posted 02.28.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Last week, Elon Musk, the aerospace and green energy mogul, engaged in a very public spat with The New York Times after the paper gave r...

Private Spacecraft Set To Return To Space Station

Posted 02.16.2013 | Science

By: Mike Wall Published: 02/14/2013 04:26 PM EST on The next private cargo mission to the International Space Station is slated to blast...

Enter the Mars Generation

Chris Carberry | Posted 04.14.2013 | Science
Chris Carberry

It is highly likely that the generation that will first step foot on Mars is already with us. Assuming these individuals are still of school age today, "The Mars Generation" will have a much different perspective of the world than previous generations.

Elon Musk: His Story in His Own Words (Video)

Alison van Diggelen | Posted 04.07.2013 | Technology
Alison van Diggelen

For the first time, entrepreneur Elon Musk shared his whole life story in front of a live audience in Silicon Valley. He joined me in conversation at the Computer History Museum on January 22 and we explored: What makes a Revolutionary?

Here's Your Chance To Live On Mars -- For Free

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 01.09.2013 | Science

Have an itch that only space travel can scratch? You could spend billions for a trip to the moon, or you could journey to Mars -- for free. That's ...

It Is Time to Act for the Future

Rick Tumlinson | Posted 03.05.2013 | Science
Rick Tumlinson

Our goal is nothing less than the human breakout into space, the expansion of human civilization and the life of Earth beyond our world, to all worlds and all places in between.

Major Space Missions To Watch For In 2013

Posted 01.23.2014 | Science

By: Clara Moskowitz Published: 12/31/2012 11:25 AM EST on This year has been a busy one for space missions, and it looks like next ye...