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SpaceX’s Falcon 9 booster landing didn’t go according to plan

SpaceX’s Falcon 9 booster landing didn’t go according to plan

SpaceX started the week by launching another of group of satellites into orbit around the Earth. The actual satellite launch appears to have gone according to plan, with another 60 SpaceX satellites put into orbit this morning. However, the same can not be said for the launch as a whole, as the first-stage Falcon 9 booster that those satellites rode on failed to land successfully back on Earth.

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Elon Musk releases EDM track on SoundCloud and Spotify

Elon Musk releases EDM track on SoundCloud and Spotify

When he's not busy dominating the electric vehicle market and launching rockets into space, Elon Musk apparently spends some of his free time developing music. The entrepreneur recently released an EMD track on SoundCloud and Spotify called 'Don't Doubt ur Vibe' for which he says he wrote and performed the vocals. The track is listed under 'Emo G Records.'

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Elon Musk reveals how SpaceX Starlink customers will get online

Elon Musk reveals how SpaceX Starlink customers will get online

SpaceX's Starlink satellite constellation may be starting to take shape in orbit, but we're only just starting to find out what the user-experience of the internet service will be like down on the ground. Elon Musk's ambitious plan to build a network of satellites tens of thousands in number will eventually, if the plan pans out, deliver internet connections to areas previously underserved by ISPs or offline altogether.

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Elon Musk’s Mission to Mars: Your SpaceX briefing

Elon Musk’s Mission to Mars: Your SpaceX briefing

You’ve probably seen pictures and the headlines, which probably leave you with a bunch of questions. What is SpaceX? Are they competing with NASA? Is the stuff about Mars actually happening? Elon Musk’s ambitious and ongoing space exploration project has been attracting plenty of attention and excitement. Even more so in recent months, as SpaceX's commercial space flights made significant progress in 2019.

So here is your SpaceX crash course, definitely no pun intended.

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Tesla Cybertruck: 6 things Elon Musk just confirmed

Tesla Cybertruck: 6 things Elon Musk just confirmed

Tesla launch events are great, but as every keen EV follower knows, it's Elon Musk's Twitter that's the real firehose of news. The outspoken CEO has been full-throated in his enthusiasm for the Tesla Cybertruck since the avant-garde electric pickup broke cover on Thursday night, and now we're getting an even better understanding of how it will help shape Tesla's range in the future.

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Tesla Cybertruck reservation count revealed by Elon Musk

Tesla Cybertruck reservation count revealed by Elon Musk

The Tesla Cybertruck may have proved unexpectedly divisive with its retro-futuristic design, but early reservations for the all-electric pickup have still been impressive. Tesla CEO Elon Musk revealed today just how many people coughed up a $100 refundable deposit for the EV truck, as well as a breakdown of which configurations they're most interested in.

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Tesla’s Cybertruck is an audacious and polarizing gamble

Tesla’s Cybertruck is an audacious and polarizing gamble

Elon Musk's ability to show you a prototype, proclaim it Tesla's next big electric vehicle, and extract thousands of dollars in reservations is unparalleled in the auto industry. The Tesla Cybertruck puts that talent into stark relief, capping an LA Auto Show week with something genuinely jaw-dropping; something which made online spats over whether Ford's Mustang Mach-E was a "proper" Mustang seem like nitpicking.

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Tesla ATV is Cybertruck’s sidekick at launch Elon Musk confirms

Tesla ATV is Cybertruck’s sidekick at launch Elon Musk confirms

Elon Musk didn't just have one shock unveil last night, the Tesla Cybertruck, but a "one more thing" for those attending the electric pickup's reveal - the Tesla Cyberquad. As the name suggests, it's an electric ATV (All Terrain Vehicle): effectively a quad bike partner for the Cybertruck.

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Ford’s Mustang Mach-E unveil got an unexpected response from Elon Musk

Ford’s Mustang Mach-E unveil got an unexpected response from Elon Musk

The specter of Tesla looms large over every new electric car: the automaker's vocal fans and outspoken CEO can be among the EV industry's harshest judges. Ford clearly decided to lean into that, choosing to unveil its new 2021 Mustang Mach-E electric car right on Elon Musk's doorstep, but it may not have had the effect the company expected.

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Tesla pickup unveil dated as Elon Musk details ‘Cybertruck’ reveal

Tesla pickup unveil dated as Elon Musk details ‘Cybertruck’ reveal

The Tesla Cybertruck - the electric car company's pickup truck - will make its official debut later this month, with CEO Elon Musk confirming the date of the unveil. The unusual name was revealed back on Tesla's Q3 2019 earnings call, Musk referring to the pickup as the "Cybertruck" though not confirming whether that would be the utility's production name.

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Tesla Solar Roof V3 is ready for scale as Elon Musk reveals “Solarglass”

Tesla Solar Roof V3 is ready for scale as Elon Musk reveals “Solarglass”

Tesla's V3 Solar Roof is finally ready for primetime, solar panels that look like regular roofing tiles and the latest step in Elon Musk's war on fossil fuels. The long-anticipated solar tiles take a different approach to most solar panel installations, being a true roof in themselves rather than requiring separate panels being mounted on an existing roof.

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SpaceX Starship update: in-orbit refueling, interplanetary trips

SpaceX Starship update: in-orbit refueling, interplanetary trips

SpaceX recently bagged two successful hops of its single-engine Starship prototype and, for Elon Musk, that's more than enough to hop onto the next thing on its list. In contrast to the small jumps that Starhopper made, SpaceX's ambitions go beyond the Moon and Mars. Delivering on its promised update, Musk revealed to the public SpaceX's vision of how to get humans in orbit and beyond and it will take at least two Starships to make it happen.

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