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SpaceX Crew Dragon could fly astronauts to the ISS in early 2020

Engadget RSS Feed Sponsored Links NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine, left, talks with SpaceX chief engineer Elon Musk, right, in front of the Crew Dragon spacecraft, about the progress to fly astronauts to and from the International Space Station, from American soil, as part of the agency’s commercial crew program at SpaceX headquarters, in Hawthorne, Calif., […]

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Elon Musk painted as ‘thin-skinned billionaire’ in court documents

Engadget RSS Feed Sponsored Links PA Wire/PA Images The fallout from Elon Musk’s ill-advised “pedo guy” comments — made last year about British cave rescuer Vernon Unsworth — is not going away. In new court documents, Unsworth didn’t hold back when it came to his opinion of the South African tech billionaire, accusing him of […]

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Elon Musk and NASA’s administrator will talk Crew Dragon on Thursday

Engadget RSS Feed Sponsored Links A SpaceX Falcon 9 carrying the Crew Dragon spacecraft sits on launch pad 39A prior to the uncrewed test flight to the International Space Station from the Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, Florida, U.S., March 1, 2019. Mike Blake / Reuters Just before Elon Musk took a victory lap […]

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After Math: When your goose cooks

Engadget RSS Feed Sponsored Links While many of us were channeling our inner jerks through a troublemaking goose avatar, companies throughout the tech industry were conducting dastardly shenanigans of their own. Here are a few of the week’s highlights. NHTSA reviews claims Tesla should have recalled 2,000 cars Elon Musk is having another rough week […]

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Watch SpaceX’s Starship presentation at 9PM ET (updated)

Engadget RSS Feed Sponsored Links SpaceX, Twitter SpaceX is close to outlining the next chapter for its Starship program, and you can hear about it at the same time as anyone else. The company is streaming its presentation on the “design and development” of Starship at 9PM Eastern, with Elon Musk shedding light on the […]

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Watch Tesla’s record-breaking Laguna Seca lap

Engadget RSS Feed Last night Elon Musk tweeted that the company’s Model S “just set record for fastest 4 door ever at Laguna Seca” and now there’s video evidence of its 1:36.555 time. There aren’t a lot of details available on the run or exterior shots to show how close to stock the sedan is. […]

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Singapore forgoes Tesla’s electric ‘lifestyle’ for buses

Engadget RSS Feed Sponsored Links Singapore is in no rush to adopt a certain brand of electric car. In an interview with Bloomberg published today, a government minister offered a rebuttal to Tesla founder Elon Musk’s criticism that the city-state is “unwelcome” to electric cars. Investing in mass transit — rather than Tesla Superchargers — […]

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SpaceX Starman Roadster completes its first orbit around the Sun

Engadget RSS Feed Sponsored Links SpaceX, Flickr Starman and his Tesla Roadster are now regular denizens of space. According to data from Where is Roadster, the cosmic driver has completed his first orbit around the Sun, taking 557 days since the first Falcon Heavy launch to circle our home star. Its path has taken it […]

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Watch SpaceX catch a piece of its rocket as it falls from space

Engadget RSS Feed Sponsored Links ASSOCIATED PRESS Yesterday, SpaceX successfully launched a Falcon 9 rocket from Cape Canaveral. This was the third flight for this particular Falcon 9, and its mission was to carry the AMOS-17 satellite for Spacecom. While you can watch the full launch stream here, one of the most exciting parts of […]

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Boring Company will expand to China in late August

Engadget RSS Feed Sponsored Links Robyn Beck/Pool Photo via AP The Boring Company’s tunnel projects haven’t had the warmest reception in the US, but that might not matter as much in the near future. Elon Musk has revealed that he’ll be launching the company in China while visiting Shanghai for the World Artificial Intelligence Conference […]

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