SpaceX

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What you need to know before paying to fly to space as a tourist

When it comes to commercial space tourism, suborbital flight are the first frontier. However, what are the risks? Are there health requirements? What should you know before taking such a way-out trip?

Corporations could be allowed to own territory in space

Diplomatic manoeuvring can be expected over the coming months as the USA seeks support for its attempt to redirect international space resources law.

Elon Musk's Starlink satellites will cause light pollution and space junk

By 2025 Elon Musk wants to launch 12,000 satellites and corner the global Internet market. What will be lost is earth-based astronomy, the idea that space belongs to us all and the beauty of a starry sky.

The science behind the SpaceX astronaut launch

To intercept the International Space Station (ISS), the SpaceX capsule must match the stationโ€™s speed, altitude and inclination. Here's is the science behind that.

We donโ€™t need Elon Musk

Our 'Tony Stark' image of tech moguls is obscuring the talent and toil of ordinary workers, and inflating the egos of the bosses.

Elon Musk's letter to Tesla employees about taking the company off the stock exchange

*Editor's Note: Following a tweet in which Elon Musk said he is considering taking Tesla private, below is the full e-mail that SpaceX and Tesla founder, Elon Musk, sent to Tesla employees regarding taking Tesla private and de-listing from the stock exchange.* Taking Tesla Private August 7, 2018 The following

A sports car and a glitter ball have now been launched into space

Two controversial objects have recently been launched in space, and their messages couldnโ€™t be more different. One is Elon Muskโ€™s red sports car, a symbol of elite wealth and masculinity, hurtling towards Mars. The other is a glittering geodesic sphere in Earth orbit, designed to give humans a