Billionaire Jeff Bezos has offered to pay $2billion to Nasa if the US space agency awards his company a contract to make a spacecraft designed to land astronauts back on the moon. His request comes months after Nasa first granted rival billionaire Elon Musk a $2.9billion contract to undertake the same mission as early as 2024.
BITCOIN'S price is jumping again after Elon Musk said that Tesla will "most likely" resume accepting the cryptocurrency as a form of payment. But, Musk's comments continue to come with a major proviso - clean energy usage by Bitcoin miners must be "confirmed", he warned.
Female artist-scientist is named a finalist for one of the eight seats a Japanese businessman purchased and is giving away for SpaceX's first civilian mission to the moon in 2023
Dr Tracy Fanara has been named a finalist of Project dearMoon She is now in the running for a week-long mission around the moon in 2023 Fanara is an engineer and research scientists who is now the Coastal Modeling manager for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration She also raps, creates space-themed art and has appeared in a Marvel comic Project dearMoon is a SpaceX flight purchased by billionaire Yusaku Maezawa
Best charging networks for electric car owners revealed: Tesla Supercharger tops new UK poll - and soon every EV owner will be able to use it
Some 1,000 electric car owners have been polled about the best and worst public charging networks Tesla's Superchargers rated best - and will soon be available to all EV drivers Tesla's Supercharger network have topped a new survey of electric car owners about the best providers for charging their vehicle's batteries.
Entrepreneur says he will do more ‘due diligence’ to ensure currency is using more renewable energy Bitcoin’s price jumped by eight per cent as Elon Musk said Tesla was “likely” to accept the cryptocurrency again. The entrepreneur announced in May that his electric vehicle company was suspending the use of Bitcoin to buy its cars out of a concern of the environmental impact of digital mining.
ELON MUSK has laughed at a meme that mocked Jeff Bezos with regards to his upcoming space flight that will take place tomorrow. Jeff Bezos's Blue Origin flight will only be sub-orbital. This means it will touch the edge of space, which is around 62 miles above sea level and known as the Karman line.
While Tesla has raced ahead by creating a new vertically integrated company, traditional manufacturers are now little more than shells Coronavirus has given the car industry a respite from predictions of doom, and sales are rebounding in 2021 – almost 40pc so far. But the real threat to the industry for this observer isn’t the one the doomsayers usually cite: the move to electric driving, or Google, or self-driving cars that run using artificial intelligence.
Billionaires have been battling it out, spending dollars and carbon at a huge rate in a bid to win the ultimate race to space, writes Kristin Perissinotto. IN CASE you missed it, the widely disliked Jeff Bezos and surprisingly well-liked Elon Musk have been "facing off" in a race to see who can make it to space first.
The conversation should be interesting Blue Origin auction runner up to become youngest person in space He might not want to call "shotgun". In what could make for an awkward road trip, the 18-year-old hitching a ride into orbit with Jeff Bezos seems to be a bigger fan of Elon Musk.
ELON Musk has taken to Twitter to hit back at people complaining about billionaires going to space. The SpaceX CEO's comments come just a few days after Virgin Galactic CEO Sir Richard Branson reached space on his commercial craft. those who attack space maybe don’t realize that
Elon Musk gets relatable, the U.K. wants to ban diesel trucks, and Lordstown. That and more in The Morning Shift for July 13, 2021. 1st Gear: Tesla CEO Elon Musk Is Back On The Stand For More Today Elon is being sued by shareholders who allege that Tesla’s acquisition of SolarCity in 2016 was bad.
July 12 (Reuters) - The S&P 500 hit a record high on Monday, lifted by Tesla and bank stocks as investors awaited the start of the second-quarter earnings season and a batch of economic data. The Nasdaq also hit an all-time high before receding into negative territory.
Virgin Galactic drops 17% as announcement of $500 million share sale outweighs successful space flight
Virgin Galactic dropped more than 17% on Monday after announcing a $500 million share sale. The company successfully completed a space flight with founder Richard Branson over the weekend. Branson thereby beat rival entrepreneurs Jeff Bezos and Elon Musk to be the first billionaire to reach space.
Virgin Galactic's Successful Test Flight — With Richard Branson on Board — Brings Us One Step Closer to Space Tourism
Sir Richard Branson has gone to infinity and back again. On Sunday, the Virgin Group founder became the first billionaire to fly aboard his own spacecraft, Virgin Galactic's Unity 22, into space at an altitude of 53.5 miles, marking a major step in the future of commercial space tourism.
A pristine copy of Super Mario 64 on the N64 has sold for a staggering $1.56 million, breaking a record set only two days earlier. When the N64 console was first launched there was much criticism about the cost of its games. Because they were released on cartridges rather than CD-ROMs, like the PlayStation 1, they were much more expensive: around £55 to £60 in the UK and $50 in the US.
Richard Branson wins the billionaire space race: Virgin Galactic founder, 70, takes off on flight to the edge of earth's atmosphere in VSS Unity plane - beating rivals Jeff Bezos and Elon Musk with record-breaking stunt
Sir Richard Branson has become the first billionaire to make it into space after the Virgin Galactic founder took off on a flight to the edge of earth's atmosphere in the VSS Unity plane today. The British billionaire has beat rivals Jeff Bezos and Elon Musk with the historic and record-breaking stunt which played out as millions watched on a live stream from around the globe.
Elon Musk has bought a ticket on one of rival billionaire Sir Richard Branson’s spaceship flights, according to a newspaper report. As Sir Richard prepares to fly on Virgin Galactic’s first fully crewed flight to the edge of space on Sunday from New Mexico, The Sunday Times says Mr Musk – who owns rival exploration company SpaceX – has paid for a seat on a future Virgin voyage.
ELON — Elon University will host speakers from the sports, entertainment, scientific and academic worlds during the 2021-22 academic year. This year’s speakers will offer audiences an opportunity to explore themes including mentorship, inspiration and equality. The university’s full Cultural Calendar, which will be released later this summer, includes additional speakers as well as a wide range of musical, theatrical, artistic and other intellectually engaging events.