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SpaceX's Elon Musk's new BFF is President Donald Trump

Could the new president be the key for fulfilling Musk's dreams of Mars colonies?
CNN is reporting that Elon Musk, the CEO of SpaceX and Tesla, has a new BFF and his name is President Donald Trump. This strange new alliance being the case, the development shows that Musk has an...
21 January 2017 -
M. Whittington

Moon Express will shoot for the moon on a rocket with a 3D printed engine

Electron beam melting used to create the light weight Rutherford rocket engine
When Moon Express mounts what it hopes to be the first private expedition to the moon later in 2017 in its quest for the Google Lunar X Prize, it will be doing so using an unproven rocket, the...
16 January 2017 -
M. Whittington

Neil deGrasse Tyson’s Gene Cernan Twitter lament causes social media firestorm

'in 1972 we last walked on the Moon. 45 yrs later, in 2017 we… we… we…'
On the occasion of the death of Gene Cernan, the last man to walk on the moon, Neil deGrasse Tyson left a tweet that lamented more than just the passing of an American hero. “In 1927 Lindbergh flew...
17 January 2017 -
M. Whittington
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