Europe could turn to SpaceX to replace Russian rockets

by Tim Hepher and Joey Roulette PARIS (Reuters) – The European Space Agency (ESA) has started preliminary technical discussions with SpaceX, the company of billionaire Elon Musk, which could lead to the temporary use of its launchers after the war in Ukraine blocked the Western access to Russian Soyuz rockets. Arianespace’s US competitor is along … Read more

Billionaire Elon Musk, boss of Tesla and SpaceX, denies wanting to buy the English club Manchester United, a few hours after a first tweet went viral: “It’s a joke!”

“It’s a joke”: billionaire Elon Musk, boss of Tesla and SpaceX, denied on the night of Tuesday to Wednesday wanting to buy the English club Manchester United, a few hours after a first tweet went viral in which he made from such an intention. ” No it’s a joke (…). I did not plan to … Read more

Elon Musk claims in a tweet that he will buy Manchester United… before admitting that it was a joke

The billionaire, boss of Tesla and SpaceX, even confided that he was not interested in buying “any sports team”. Elon Musk shook the football world. The billionaire, boss of Tesla and SpaceX, said in a tweet on Tuesday evening that he was buying English football club Manchester United. In a sibylline tweet, the wealthy entrepreneur, … Read more

a stage of the Falcon 9 rocket seen from the sky?

“I was quietly sitting on my sofa, when I looked out the window, attracted by an opaque, bluish light in the sky”, begins Jean-Baptiste Léopold, this resident of Crugey, amateur of astronomy and aerospace . The forty-year-old wants to see more: he gets up and stares at this strange luminous object “which had a north-west, … Read more

SpaceX raises $250 million and benefits from a virtual monopoly

While SpaceX is benefiting from the unavailability and congestion of the manifestos of all competing launchers to garner new contracts, including from its competitors, Elon Musk’s firm is continuing its fundraising. However, it must also deal with regulatory and financial setbacks, including the loss of a grant of nearly $900 million. SpaceX continues its fundraising … Read more

SpaceX offers $25,000 to those who hack Starlink

Faced with the hacking of its Starlink network, SpaceX calls on cybersecurity experts to hack the system in turn to reveal its flaws. Up to $25,000 is offered. Learning that its Starlink satellite Internet network had been easily hacked by a security researcher, SpaceX could have been offended. Instead, Elon Musk’s company not only encouraged … Read more