Elon Musk’s SpaceX Gets Approval to Use Starlink Satellite Internet

The US Federal Communications Commission on Thursday authorised Elon Musk’s SpaceX to use its Starlink satellite internet network with moving vehicles, green-lighting the company’s plan to expand broadband offerings to commercial airlines, shipping vessels and trucks. Starlink, a fast-growing constellation of internet-beaming satellites in orbit, has long sought to grow its customer base from individual […]

Rocket Launches Pose Threat to Climate, Study Reveals

Rocket launches are taking a larger toll on the climate like no other, a study, published in the journal Earth’s Future, has concluded. The study was led by researchers from UCL, the University of Cambridge, and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). Using a 3D model to explore the impact of rocket launches and re-entry […]

Elon Musk Says Tesla to Layoff 10 Percent Staff, Pause All Hirings

Elon Musk, CEO of Tesla, said a 10 percent cut in salaried staff at the electric car maker will happen over three months, as the world’s richest man predicted a US recession was more likely than not. His remarks were his most detailed explanation of job cut plans and his first in-person appearance since Reuters […]

Elon Musk’s Twitter Deal Reportedly Gets Unanimous Approval From Board

Twitter’s board has recommended unanimously that shareholders approve the proposed $44 billion (roughly Rs. 3,43,500 crore) sale of the company to billionaire and Tesla CEO Elon Musk, according to a regulatory filing Tuesday. Musk reiterated his desire to move forward with the acquisition last week during a virtual meeting with Twitter employees, though shares of Twitter […]

SpaceX Fires Employees Involved in Letter Rebuking Musk: Report

SpaceX has fired employees who helped write and distribute an open letter criticizing Chief Executive Officer Elon Musk’s behaviour, the New York Times reported on Friday, citing three employees with knowledge of the situation. SpaceX President Gwynne Shotwell sent an email saying the company had investigated and “terminated a number of employees involved” with the […]

Elon Musk Muses on Twitter’s Future, Aliens in Call With Company Staff

Elon Musk addressed Twitter employees for the first time on Thursday, expressing his view that Twitter would need to cut its headcount, but offering few other new details about his $44 billion (roughly Rs. 3,43,446 crore) planned takeover of the social media company. Musk appeared via video call 10 minutes late to what turned out to […]

Elon Musk a ‘Distraction’, Group of SpaceX Employees Allegedly Complain in Letter

A group of SpaceX employees derided flamboyant billionaire Chief Executive Officer Elon Musk as a “distraction and embarrassment” in an internal letter to executives. Musk, also head of electric automaker Tesla, has been in headlines and late-night comedy monologues in recent months for a tumultuous quest to buy social media giant Twitter, a reported allegation […]

Elon Musk Sued for $258 Billion Over Alleged Dogecoin Pyramid Scheme

Elon Musk was sued for $258 billion (roughly Rs. 20,13,831 crore) on Thursday by a Dogecoin investor who accused him of running a pyramid scheme to support the cryptocurrency. In a complaint filed in federal court in Manhattan, complainant Keith Johnson accused Musk, electric car company Tesla and space tourism company SpaceX of racketeering for […]

SpaceX Gets FAA Approval on Starship Spacecraft, Super Heavy Rocket Program

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) on Monday approved a final environmental assessment of the proposed SpaceX Starship spacecraft and Super Heavy rocket program in Boca Chica, Texas after requiring more than 75 conditions. The FAA published a finding of “No Significant Impact” but is placing some limitations on launches and requiring steps to limit environmental […]

SpaceX’s Starship Said to Face Delay in Launch Amid NASA’s concerns

NASA wants Elon Musk’s SpaceX to ensure its plan to launch its next-generation Starship rocket from Florida would not put at risk nearby launch infrastructure critical to the International Space Station, a senior space agency official told Reuters. The new hurdle further complicates and could potentially delay the launch plan for the rocket, which faces […]

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