Spacex

Go To The Space Station For $50m

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 18.09.2014 | UK Tech

Boeing has announced that its Crew Space Transport will have room for a space tourist who'll be able to visit the International Space Station for the ...

SpaceX Admits It Wants To Colonise The Solar System

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 28.07.2014 | UK Tech

Billionaire inventor Elon Musk's private space company has admitted it has designs on colonising the Solar System within 100 years. SpaceX presiden...

Zombie Apocalypses, Tesla Time Warp and the Visionary Elon Musk

Preetam Kaushik | Posted 02.06.2014 | UK Tech
Preetam Kaushik

The world needs its engineers. They build what the human mind conceptualizes, they create things that did not exist before, and they advance human civilization, sometimes in neat and tidy increments, and sometimes in quantum jumps that seem out of this world.

SpaceX Scores A Massive Win

Huffington Post UK | Posted 04.12.2013 | UK Tech

Elon Musk took another step in his quest to dominate commercial space exploration by successfully launching a communications satellite into space. ...

WATCH: Incredible Drone Footage Of Grasshopper Rocket

Huffington Post UK | Posted 14.10.2013 | UK Tech

We're not sure what's the most impressive thing about this clip. Is it SpaceX's amazing reuasable Grasshopper rocket flying 744 metres into the air...

WATCH: Grasshopper Rocket Does Crazy Sideways Manoeuvre

Huffington Post UK | Posted 15.08.2013 | UK Tech

Rockets just go up, right? Not this one. SpaceX's reusable Grasshopper rocket has made its first sideways test flight. We've already seen it tak...

Will The Hyperloop Change Our Lives?

Andrew Tipp | Posted 13.10.2013 | UK Tech
Andrew Tipp

Jetpacks. Flying cars. Hotels on the moon. Dinner in pill form. The reality of life in the early 21st Century is crushingly different to the optimistic predictions of the 1950s. But the idea of mind-blowing hyper-fast travel is something that could actually happen.

Astronomers Find 12 Asteroids Close Enough To Mine

Huffington Post UK | Posted 12.10.2013 | UK Tech

Until now we've filed the idea of mining asteroids into the same 'nice idea, let's wait 100 years' box as Elon Musk's Hyperloop and the release of Hal...

'Hyperloop' Train Unveiled: London To Edinburgh In 30 Minutes

Huffington Post UK | Posted 12.10.2013 | UK Tech

Billionaire inventor Elon Musk has finally unveiled the plans for his "fifth mode of transport", the futuristic 'Hyperloop' megatrain. The long-hyp...

Elon Musk To Unveil 'Hyperloop' 4000MPH Mega Train

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 15.09.2013 | UK Tech

The billionaire inventor, investor and futurist Elon Musk is set to unveil his detailed proposals for a 4,000mph 'mega train' known as the Hyperloop t...

PICS: Space Expedition Corp Unveils Virgin Galactic Rival

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 07.09.2013 | UK Tech

Space Expedition Corporation has unveiled the spacecraft it hopes will take tourists to the edge of our atmosphere from 2014. The Amsterdam-based s...

How Much Does Russia Charge To Fly US Astronauts Into Space?

Huffington Post UK | Christopher York | Posted 01.05.2013 | UK Tech

They may have come a long way since the Cold War, but collaboration in space between Russia and the US still have their price - £273 million to be pr...

Reusable Hovering Space Rocket Completes Breakthrough Test

Huffington Post UK | Christopher York | Posted 23.04.2013 | UK Tech

Space exploration is an expensive business - the average Space Shuttle launch cost a whopping £295 million. Private space company SpaceX is lookin...

SpaceX 'Grasshopper': Reusable 'Hover Rocket' Could Slash Space Travel Costs

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 11.05.2013 | UK Tech

The private space company SpaceX has completed the latest test of its new reusable rocket. The 'Grasshopper' is a 10 storey rocket which is able to...

Dragon Space Craft Battles 'Frightening' Thruster Failure

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 03.05.2013 | UK Tech

A privately operated SpaceX Dragon cargo has docked with the International Space Station after surviving a potentially critical failure. The unmann...

SpaceX Targets 2015 To Put Paying Customers In Orbit

BBC News | BBC News | Posted 12.03.2013 | UK Tech

SpaceX Targets 2015 To Put Paying Customers In Orbit...

SpaceX Founder Elon Musk Wants To Build Martian Colony For 80,000 People

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 27.01.2013 | UK Tech

The billionaire founder of the private space company SpaceX wants to build a colony for 80,000 people on Mars. At a talk given at the Royal Aeronau...

WATCH: SpaceX Dragon Docks With Space Station On Ice Cream Delivery Mission

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 10.12.2012 | UK Tech

The first private commercial delivery in space has been made at the International Space Station. Shipping charge? About a billion dollars. T...

WATCH: SpaceX Rocket To Space Station Suffered Engine Failure On Take-Off?

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 08.12.2012 | UK Tech

The launch of the first private mission to resupply the International Space Station looked like it went off perfectly on Monday. But a new video a...

LIVE: SpaceX Dragon Returns To Earth

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 30.07.2012 | UK Tech

The SpaceX Dragon capsule has successfully returned to Earth on Thursday after a mission to restock the International Space Station. The capsule t...

PHOTOS: Space X Dragon Pictured Above Stunning Earth Sunrise

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 30.05.2012 | UK Tech

With Earth's horizon and thin line of atmosphere in the background, the SpaceX Dragon commercial cargo craft has never looked more beautiful. After...

SpaceX Dragon Capsule Berths With Space Station

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 26.05.2012 | UK Tech

The International Space Station's Expedition 31 crew grappled and attached SpaceX's Dragon capsule to the space station on Friday, marking a new era f...

SpaceX Falcon 9 And Dragon Lift Off From Cape Canaveral

Huffington Post UK | Melanie Hick | Posted 22.05.2012 | UK Tech

SpaceX has successfully launched its Falcon 9 rocket and Dragon capsule at 3:44 AM eastern time in the US carrying the ashes of Star Trek's Scotty, ac...

First Commercial Mission To Space Station Delayed By Technical Hitch

The Huffington Post UK | Ted Thornhill | Posted 19.05.2012 | UK

SpaceX's second flight to orbit has been delayed by technical problems. The California-based company was due this morning to send its Dragon capsul...

To Patent or Not to Patent, That is the Question

Ellee Seymour | Posted 10.04.2012 | UK Tech
Ellee Seymour

I wonder how many other inventors would dare to follow Musk's lead. I guess as space travel is such a small and specialised market, it's a risk which Musk can take, though ultimately extremely lucrative.