Elon Musk makes Juneteenth company holiday for Tesla — hours after it begins

Elon Musk on Friday announced that Juneteenth is now a company holiday for Tesla and SpaceX — more than halfway through some employees’ shifts. “Juneteenth is henceforth considered a US holiday at Tesla & SpaceX,” Musk tweeted Friday. The announcement arrived a few hours after Tesla’s HR chief emailed workers to feel free to take […]

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SpaceX’s historic encore: Astronauts arrive at space station

SpaceX delivered two astronauts to the International Space Station for NASA on Sunday, following up a historic liftoff with an equally smooth docking in yet another first for Elon Musk’s company. With test pilots Doug Hurley and Bob Behnken poised to take over manual control if necessary, the SpaceX Dragon capsule pulled up to the […]

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SpaceX’s astronaut-riding Dragon arrives at space station

SpaceX delivered two astronauts to the International Space Station for NASA on Sunday, following up a historic liftoff with an equally smooth docking in yet another first for Elon Musk’s company. With test pilots Doug Hurley and Bob Behnken poised to take over manual control if necessary, the SpaceX Dragon capsule pulled up to the […]

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NASA, SpaceX launch astronauts from US soil

A SpaceX spacecraft carrying two NASA astronauts soared into outer space — marking the first time humans have traveled into Earth’s orbit from US soil in nearly a decade. Liftoff occurred just after 3:20 pm ET from Florida’s Kennedy Space Center. Astronauts Robert Behnken, 49, and Douglas Hurley, 53, will spend about 19 hours aboard […]

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‘Back in the game’: SpaceX ship blasts off with 2 astronauts

A rocket ship built by Elon Musk’s SpaceX company thundered away from Earth with two Americans on Saturday, ushering in a new era in commercial space travel and putting the United States back in the business of launching astronauts into orbit from home soil for the first time in nearly a decade. NASA’s Doug Hurley […]

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Trump Hopes for His Own Booster Shot from SpaceX Rocket Launch

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, Fla. — For President Trump, the launch of the sleek SpaceX rocket with two NASA astronauts on Saturday not only propelled America back into the heavens but, he hoped, gave a booster shot to his own beleaguered presidency after months of misery afflicting the country. After watching from a rooftop barely a […]

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SpaceX-NASA Relaunch: How To Watch The Historic Event Online

Second time’s a charm! SpaceX is preparing to launch NASA astronauts into space and usher in the return of human spaceflight to US soil, after the first launch was cancelled due to bad weather. For the first time in almost a decade, the United States will launch its own astronauts into space. History will be made […]

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SpaceX presses ahead in historic 1st launch of astronauts

Despite more storms in the forecast, SpaceX pressed ahead Saturday in its historic attempt to launch astronauts for NASA, a first by a private company. Forecasters put the odds of acceptable conditions at 50-50 for the 3:22 p.m. liftoff of a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket — the first launch from the U.S. with NASA astronauts […]

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Take 2 for SpaceX’s 1st astronaut launch, but more storms loom on horizon

By MARCIA DUNN, Associated Press CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — SpaceX pressed ahead with its second attempt to launch astronauts for NASA on Saturday — a historic first for a private company — but more stormy weather threatened more delays. Elon Musk’s company came within 17 minutes Wednesday of launching a pair of NASA astronauts for […]

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‘Bummed out’: SpaceX launch scrubbed because of bad weather

The launch of a SpaceX rocket ship with two NASA astronauts on a history-making flight into orbit was called off with less than 17 minutes to go in the countdown Wednesday because of thunderclouds and the risk of lightning. Liftoff was rescheduled for Saturday afternoon. The spacecraft — designed, built and owned by SpaceX — […]

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Historic SpaceX launch postponed because of stormy weather

By MARCIA DUNN CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — The launch of a SpaceX rocket ship with two NASA astronauts on a history-making flight into orbit was called off with less than 17 minutes to go in the countdown Wednesday because of thunderclouds and the danger of lightning. Liftoff was rescheduled for Saturday afternoon. The spacecraff — […]

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How to Pronounce Grimes & Elon Musk’s Newborn Son’s Name | E! News

The "Art Angels" singer & SpaceX engineer welcome a baby boy into the world…but how exactly do you say X Æ A-12? "E! News" is on the case! Full Story: https://www.eonline.com/news/1148301/elon-musk-shares-first-photos-of-his-son-find-out-his-unique-name #Grimes #ENews #CelebrityNews #ElonMusk Subscribe: http://bit.ly/enewssub About E! News: The E! News team brings you the latest breaking entertainment, fashion and Pop Culture news. […]

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Elon Musk & Grimes Welcome First Child | E! News

The SpaceX founder shares a sweet snapshot of his newborn son teases an unusual name. Take a look. Full Story: https://www.eonline.com/news/1148171/grimes-gives-birth-welcomes-first-child-with-elon-musk #ElonMusk #ENews #CelebrityNews #Grimes Subscribe: http://bit.ly/enewssub About E! News: The E! News team brings you the latest breaking entertainment, fashion and Pop Culture news. Featuring exclusive segments, celebrity highlights, trend reports and more, the […]

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NASA begs spectators for astronaut launch: Please stay home!

NASA and SpaceX on Friday urged spectators to stay home for the first home launch of astronauts in nearly a decade because of the coronavirus pandemic. Top officials warned the public against traveling to Florida for the May 27 launch of two NASA astronauts aboard a SpaceX rocket to the International Space Station. It will […]

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NASA plea: Stay home for 1st home astronaut launch in years

NASA and SpaceX on Friday urged everyone to stay home for the first home launch of astronauts in nearly a decade because of the coronavirus pandemic. Top officials warned the public against traveling to Florida for the May 27 launch of two NASA astronauts aboard a SpaceX rocket to the International Space Station. It will […]

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NASA, SpaceX pick May 27 to resume astronaut launches in US

NASA and SpaceX have picked May 27 for resuming astronaut launches from the U.S. after nine years of complete Russian dependence. NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine announced the launch date Friday. Astronauts haven’t launched into orbit from the U.S. since NASA’s last space shuttle flight in 2011. SpaceX aims to end the drought by sending two […]

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SpaceX forbids workers from using Zoom amid security worries

Elon Musk’s rocket company SpaceX has banned its employees from using video conferencing app Zoom, citing “significant privacy and security concerns,” according to a memo seen by Reuters, days after US law enforcement warned users about the security of the popular app. Use of Zoom and other digital communications has soared as many Americans have […]

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