Articles tagged “elon musk”

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Elon Musk, Future-of-Travel’s New Disrupter-in-Chief

Elon Musk, Future-of-Travel’s New Disrupter-in-Chief

David R. Baker, San Francisco Chronicle

Elon Musk is disrupting several industries at the same time. Why limit your horizons when you have it all going on.

6 years ago

SpaceX in Talks to Raise Up to $200 Million for New Funding Round

SpaceX in Talks to Raise Up to $200 Million for New Funding Round

Mark DeCambre, Quartz

SpaceX's valuation has reached several millions but it has yet to complete a successful trip with paying passengers. There's still a chance that competing space travel companies will be first and more successful at the new type of travel.

6 years ago

The Bucolic Gulf Coast Island That May Launch Space Tourism

The Bucolic Gulf Coast Island That May Launch Space Tourism

Laylan Copelin, Austin American-Statesman

With the cost of development high and the more shallow pool of available talent, this is more likely a negotiating move by Musk to improve his position at Cape Canaveral.

6 years ago

Internet Billionaires Fight to Take Control of NASA Astronaut-Taxi Service

Internet Billionaires Fight to Take Control of NASA Astronaut-Taxi Service

Mark K. Matthews, The Orlando Sentinel

Leasing the launchpad would give private companies Blue Origin and SpaceX a significant competitive advantage in the race to launch commercial space trips. The agency is expected to select a winner by October 1.

6 years ago

Details of the Hyperloop Design Finally Unveiled by Elon Musk

Details of the Hyperloop Design Finally Unveiled by Elon Musk

Samantha Shankman, Skift

If nothing else, Hyperloop gets the conversation rolling on the future of transportation and has the ability to spark other ideas that could one day be practical, improved alternatives to high-speed rail and highways. Just don't expect to see its construction in California any time soon.

6 years ago

Elon Musk’s future of transport Hyperloop design is coming Aug 12

Rafat Ali, Skift

Whatever Hyperloop will be, it will be the most anticipated transportation launch in decades.

6 years ago

Elon Musk plans a whole new kind of transportation called Hyperloop

No one can accuse Elon Musk of thinking small, post Tesla and SpaceX. And we're eager to know what this fifth mode of transportation could be.

7 years ago