Elon Musk: ‘The Simulation, The Simulation, The Simulation’

A young woman wanted to know how much she needed to beg to take a selfie with him. A young man wanted to know if he could get his CyberPunk 2077 hat autographed. These are the kind of questions people were asking Elon Musk, the founder and CEO of Tes...

Solar-powered LightSail spacecraft is ready for its second flight

When the SpaceX Falcon Heavy rocket launches this summer, it will carry the Planetary Society's Carl Sagan-inspired LightSail 2. You may remember LightSail as a crowdfunded, experimental "solar sail." The unique craft looks something like a giant kit...

An engineer allegedly falsified inspection reports for SpaceX rockets

Federal investigators believe a quality assurance engineer responsible for inspecting parts for SpaceX had been falsifying reports. The accused engineer works for New York-based PMI Industries and is accused of forging signatures on at least 38 inspe...

SpaceX sues over ‘wrongly awarded’ Air Force rocket contracts

To say that SpaceX was unhappy with losing out on the US Air Force's rocket development contracts would be an understatement. The company has sued the US government under claims that the Air Force "wrongly awarded" contracts to Blue Origin, Northrop...