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SpaceX aiming for Wednesday rocket launch from Cape Canaveral Space Force Station

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, Fla. – The weather is looking good for a planned Wednesday evening launch of a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket from Brevard County. The rocket is expected to launch at 5:04 p.m. Wednesday from Space Launch Complex 40 at Cape Canaveral Space Force Station. The forecast from Space Launch Delta 45 calls for only a 20 percent chance that weather could jeopardize the launch.

Partida gives update on Brownsville-SPI International Airport’s plans to become a spaceport

BROWNSVILLE, Texas – Brownsville-South Padre Island International Airport is working to get spaceport licensing designation from the Federal Aviation Administration’s office of commercial space. Such a designation would not be a competitive move against SpaceX but rather a complimentary one, says Francisco Partida, special projects manager for the...

Ex-NASA official says she faced mockery over SpaceX: ‘Get your boy Elon in line’

SpaceX is a now a key contributor on NASA’s efforts, but a former top official at the federal agency claims her bosses once mocked her for backing Elon Musk and his fledgling space exploration firm. Former NASA Deputy Administrator Lori Garver detailed the agency’s initially cold reception toward Musk and SpaceX in her forthcoming memoir titled “Escaping Gravity: My Quest to Transform NASA and Launch a New Space Age.” “Senior industry and government officials took pleasure in deriding the company and Elon in the early years,” Garver wrote, according to an excerpt obtained by Business Insider. Garver, who served as NASA’s deputy administrator from 2009...

Elon Musk’s Most Important Impact Will Not be SpaceX And Tesla

Brian and Warren talked in this video about latest developments with Tesla, SpaceX, Boring company and the most important legacy for Elon Musk. Where Tesla will clearly be in two years is more important than the current quarter. Where SpaceX and Starlink will be with the Generation 2 satellites. How...

Elon Musk's Track Record Building Companies: Massive Risk And Reward

This article comes to us courtesy of EVANNEX, which makes and sells aftermarket Tesla accessories. The opinions expressed therein are not necessarily our own at InsideEVs, nor have we been paid by EVANNEX to publish these articles. We find the company's perspective as an aftermarket supplier of Tesla accessories interesting and are happy to share its content free of charge. Enjoy!

SpaceX, ULA set up rocket launch doubleheader ahead of fourth of July holiday weekend

Space is important to us and that's why we're working to bring you top coverage of the industry and Florida launches. Journalism like this takes time and resources. Please support it with a subscription here. --- Decent weather conditions in the late afternoon this week could bring doubleheader launches from Cape Canaveral Space Force Station. SpaceX looks to cap off the Wednesday work day with a Falcon 9 rocket launch while United Launch Alliance hopes to wrap up Thursday with its Atlas V...
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Marietta native Heidi Brewer named flight director at NASA

ATLANTA, Ga. (CBS46) - Marietta native Heidi Brewer has been named a 2022 NASA flight director. Brewer graduated from Georgia Tech in Atlanta with a Bachelor of Science degree in aerospace engineering in 2005, and holds a Master of Science degree in aeronautical science from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University in Daytona Beach, Florida.

Elon Musk amasses 100M Twitter followers — but hasn’t tweeted in a week

Elon Musk crossed the 100 million follower threshold on Twitter this week – a milestone that coincided with a rare bout of silence on the social network that has sparked speculation on Wall Street. The billionaire Tesla CEO, who also turned 51 on Tuesday, became just the sixth Twitter user to amass 100 million followers and the first among prominent business leaders. Other accounts in the rarefied club belong to former President Barack Obama, Justin Bieber, Rihanna, Katy Perry and Cristiano Ronaldo. Musk surpassed 100 million followers between Sunday and Monday, according to data from Social Blade. He has gained more than...

SpaceX rocket moves through Arizona

The 185-foot SpaceX rocket arrived on June 27 but stayed off the roads until 2 a.m. to help prevent traffic issues. The rocket is moving extremely slowly and is being escorted by the Arizona Department of Public Safety, along with local police. The rocket's final destination is the New Mexico border.

10 Things to Know About Today's Birthday Boy, Elon Musk

Elon Musk is one of the most famous and wealthiest people in the world, with him being the face of electric vehicles thanks to his Tesla models, and the reusable rockets from its SpaceX programs. Now on his 51st year on Earth, Tesla and SpaceX's CEO has clearly left a...

Treviño: I expect Starship to launch from Boca Chica within next 90 days

Cameron County Judge Eddie Treviño, Jr., says he thinks SpaceX will launch its Starship rocket for a first orbital test flight from Boca Chica within the next 90 days. Treviño sounded bullish about the prospects when he spoke in-depth about SpaceX at a conference titled “The Future of Aerospace, Defense & Energy in Brownsville.” His remarks were made during a Q&A session with Helen Ramirez, executive director of the Greater Brownsville Incentives Corporation (GBIC).

Elon Musk’s Return To Work Plan At Tesla Has Reportedly Been A Mess

Going viral is more Elon Musk’s actual job than running Tesla or SpaceX these days, as the billionaire’s attempt to buy Twitter and troll folks has been more newsworthy than anything those companies he actually owns are actually putting on the market. But one of his actual business decisions has apparently not gone very well.