Could it save humanity from an AI-apocalypse? The billionaire inventor thinks so.
Elon Musk’s space exploration company SpaceX has completed its latest mission, launching the Falcon Heavy rocket into orbit for the third time. In what Musk described as their “most difficult launch ever”, the rocket took 24 satellites into space, carrying NASA’s deep space atomic clock and The Planetary Society’s solar sail, LightSail 2, hoping to develop the technology that will allow humankind to one day explore space further.
MacKenzie Bezos has pledged to give away half her $36.6 billion fortune to charity. She is the ex-wife of Amazon founder Jeff Bezos. She joins several other billionaires in the Giving Pledge, such as George Lucas, Richard Branson, Elon Musk & Michael Bloomberg.
A judge rejected Elon Musk’s attempt to dismiss a defamation lawsuit filed by British diver Vernon Unsworth.
Billionaire entrepreneur and Amazon founder Jeff Bezos has unveiled a mockup of a new moon lander. Bezos, who is also the founder of rocket company Blue Origin, hopes that ‘Blue Moon’ will help the drive to establish a lunar outpost on the moon within the next five years. If successful, it will be the first time humans have set foot on the moon since 1972.
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Elon Musk unveiled his underground transportation tunnel in Los Angeles. This is the tech entrepreneur's answer to what he calls "soul-destroying traffic". Musk calls the system "loop" and he detailed how it could work on a larger scale beneath cities across the globe. With electric vehicles lowering into the system via elevators and deploying specially-designed side wheels. Cars would be able to travel up to 150mph.
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Musk said the lawsuit by the US regulator has left him feeling “deeply saddened and disappointed”.
Elon Musk has announced the first person who will travel to space as a tourist. For an undisclosed amount, the billionaire entrepreneur Yusaku Maezawa, will fly with six to eight artists into space, for a weeklong journey to the moon and back.