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Opinion: Musk marijuana story much ado about nothingJason RhianSeptember 9th, 2018
Elon Musk smoked pot and drank whiskey in California. The story was painted as if the event was some bizarre Matthew McConaughey moment where Musk was banging on a bongo drum and smoking weed. After watching the 2.5-hour Joe Rogan interview, one is left with the impression that some in the media must be in desperate need of views.
SpaceX does it for the first time again: Falcon Heavy sends a Tesla to deep spaceBart LeahyFebruary 6th, 2018
KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, Fla. — It isn't often a test flight goes almost flawlessly—what space people quietly call "nominal." Yet, SpaceX made history again Feb. 6, 2018, after successfully launching its super heavy-lift rocket, the Falcon Heavy, for the very first time.
SpaceX set to attempt history again with Falcon Heavy’s first flightBart LeahyFebruary 5th, 2018
KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, Fla. — SpaceX is hoping to bring reusability to a whole new level with the launch of the company's Falcon Heavy rocket on Feb. 6, 2018. If successful, the heavy-lift vehicle should greatly increase the available payload capability of a single commercial launch. First things first, however: it needs to leave the pad on its inaugural test flight.
SpaceX Falcon Heavy raised for 1st time at Kennedy Space CenterBart LeahyDecember 28th, 2017
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — For the first time, SpaceX used its “strongback” hydraulic mechanism to lift its three-core Falcon Heavy rocket into a vertical position at Kennedy Space Center’s Launch Complex 39A. The vehicle will likely face more ground tests and preparations in advance of its liftoff, which is currently slated for no earlier than January 2018.