GRACE-FO Mission: NASA’s Twin Satellites Successfully Take Off Into Space To Study Earth’s Water Cycle

GRACE-FO Mission: NASA’s Twin Satellites Successfully Take Off Into Space To Study Earth’s Water Cycle

The SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket carrying NASA’s twin GRACE-FO spacecraft along with five Iridium NEXT satellites performed a smooth launch yesterday. The highly-anticipated May 22 launch of NASA’s GRACE-FO mission went on swimmingly, the space agency reported soon after take-off. SpaceX’s Falcon…

Jeff Bezos' Blue Origin rocket successfully lifts off and lands back on the ground in textbook test flight

Jeff Bezos' Blue Origin rocket successfully lifts off and lands back on the ground in textbook test flight

Blue Origin Blue Origin successfully launched the eighth test flight of its New Shephard rocket on Sunday. The liftoff and landing were textbook. Founder Jeff Bezos told the CEO of Business Insider’s parent company, Axel Springer, this week that Blue Origin is…

Mars colonists will get blasted with radiation levels 8 times higher than government limits — here's what they're up against

Mars colonists will get blasted with radiation levels 8 times higher than government limits — here's what they're up against

An illustration of SpaceX’s Big Falcon Rocket helping to colonize Mars. SpaceX NASA and SpaceX want to send people to Mars. However, radiation in deep space and on the surface of the red planet poses a major threat. Solving the threats posed…

NASA's newest space telescope 'will discover thousands of planets' — including a handful of worlds that may be habitable to aliens

NASA's newest space telescope 'will discover thousands of planets' — including a handful of worlds that may be habitable to aliens

Jeff Volosin, the project manager of the TESS mission, holds up a scale model of the planet-hunting telescope.Bill Ingalls/NASA Elon Musk’s rocket company, SpaceX, launched a new NASA space telescope on April 18. Called the Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite, TESS will stare…

7 tips on how to be productive from Elon Musk

7 tips on how to be productive from Elon Musk

Joe Skipper/Reuters SpaceX and Tesla CEO Elon Musk is famously productive. Musk recently told Tesla employees they’d be moving to an ambitious 24/7 schedule to get Model 3 production on track. In a letter announcing the changes, Musk offered employees a list…

SpaceX is about to launch NASA's revolutionary planet-hunting telescope — here's how and when to watch it live

SpaceX is about to launch NASA's revolutionary planet-hunting telescope — here's how and when to watch it live

An illustration of the Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite in space.NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center NASA’s new planet-hunting telescope is scheduled to launch Monday aboard a SpaceX rocket. The Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS) may find thousands of worlds relatively close to Earth….

Elon Musk is raising half a billion in cash for SpaceX — and there are 3 epic projects he may spend it on

Elon Musk is raising half a billion in cash for SpaceX — and there are 3 epic projects he may spend it on

Elon Musk at a press conference on February 6, 2018.Dave Mosher/Business Insider Elon Musk’s rocket company, SpaceX, is raising about $500 million in new investments. Estimates suggest SpaceX is now valued at around $27.5 billion. SpaceX has three ambitious projects it’s working…

Elon Musk just unveiled a giant tool SpaceX will use to build the biggest and most powerful spaceship in history

Elon Musk just unveiled a giant tool SpaceX will use to build the biggest and most powerful spaceship in history

Reusable BFR spaceships might enable SpaceX to colonize Mars.SpaceX/YouTube Elon Musk, the founder of SpaceX, revealed a photo on instagram of a giant tool that will help build “Big Falcon Rocket” spaceships. The tool is a huge mold to create a carbon-fiber…