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elon muskElon Musk Does Not Give a Damn

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I think if you want to understand the psychology of Elon Musk, then you should listen to lyrics of the Killerz song “The Man”. CBS 60 Minutes had a recent interview where Leslie Stahl tried to probe and determine what …

businessIf Starlink Succeeds Then SpaceX Revenue Will Be More Than Double NASA’s Budget

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Nextbigfuture has calculated how the Super Heavy Starship will make deploying the Starlink satellite network $1 to $2 billion cheaper to launch than with Falcon 9s. The Super Heavy Starship will be able to deploy over five times the number …

businessSpaceX Will Go All-In For SuperHeavy Starship and Starlink

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A Forbes article by a knowledgeable writer on the Space Industry has some more insights on SpaceX’s financial situation. SpaceX generated about $2.5 billion in revenues annually. In the 12 months ending in September, it produced $270 million in earnings …

satellitesSpaceX Starlink Will Not Be for High-Frequency Trading

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The SpaceX Starlink satellite network will not for high-frequency trading. It is for the productivity of tens of thousands of finance people in each finance city pair. Latency makes each communication people and machines, machines and machines slower. It is …

chinaChina Mission in Lunar Orbit and May Race SpaceX for Next Lunar Manned Mission

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China’s dark side of the moon mission has now reached lunar orbit. China’s four-ton lander entered lunar orbit on Wednesday. They should be landing on the moon January 3rd, 2019. If the landing and operation is successful, this will be …

materialsElon Will Use X-Plane Hot Structures to Improve Re-entry

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Elon Musk could use metal hot structures for rocket re-entry. This is a decades old concept. I do not think it has been used in flight since the early X-plane program days. There has been more lab and ground experiments …

computersBargain Costs for a Functional Star Trek Bridge Set

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Star Trek Axanar is fan film that put the fear of competence into CBS and Paramount. They raised about $100,000 and made the short film “Prelude to Axanar”. Axanar raised $638000 through Kickstarter to a 90 minute long movie. However, …

elon muskNew SpaceX Superheavy Starship Design is Metal Tanks and Structures

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The new design for the SpaceX Super Heavy Starship will have mostly fairly heavy metal parts. This could relate to the previously mentioned tank and airframe structure changes. This is a change from the prior designs which had mainly composite …

futureSpaceX Will Have New Year Photos of the New Starship That Will Fly Late in 2019

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The SpaceX Super Heavy Starship will be completely reusable. The top stage is called the Starship. The combined first and second stage will be a bit taller than the Apollo rockets. The photos being revealed in four weeks will show …

entertainmentAvengers 4- Avengers Endgame Trailer is Out

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Avengers 4 – Avengers Endgame is officially out. The real trailer. Avengers: Endgame is the direct sequel to 2018’s Avengers: Infinity War. The film is directed by Anthony and Joe Russo, with a screenplay by the writing team of Christopher …