SpaceX is landing first stage

SpaceX is back to flight launching a number of satellites and their first stage is back too. This will make spaceflight cheaper and for SpaceX it’s another step towards Mars. A giant step for Man?

Space.com: The Falcom Has Landed!

More: FlickrYouTube | Twitter | Wikipedia

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GQ interview with Elon Musk

GQ Magazine has an interview with Elon Musk well worth reading. For those who follow one of the most interesting persons in modern time there are a few things to read. The biography by Ashlee Vance, the Wait-but-why articles and now the GQ interview.

GQ: How Elon Musk plans on reinventing the world

By the way, SpaceX is planning to return to flight in a couple of days!

Space.com: SpaceX shooting for a December 19 return to flight

 

Elon Musk – The Story So Far

Chris Anderson (TED) on Elon Musk: The World’s Most Remarkable Entrepreneur

The site “Wait But Why” is writing a four-part series on Elon Musk and his companies. Don’t miss it!

Part One: Elon Musk: The World’s Raddest Man
Part Two: How Tesla Will Change The World
Part Three: How (And Why) SpaceX Will Colonize Mars
Part Four: The Cook and the Chef: Musk’s secret dauce

Don’t miss the sources at the end of each part.

Links:

SpaceX | Tesla Motors | SolarCity | Reddit AMA: Elon Musk

Wikipedia: Elon Musk | SpaceX | Tesla Motors | SolarCity | Hyperloop | PayPal

Elon Musk’s Mars Vision

Elon Musk’s plan for SpaceX is to colonize Mars. Here are some articles to heat up the atmosphere before Musk reveals the full plan later this year:

Space.com: Huge Mars Colony Eyed by SpaceX Founder Elon Musk

Space.com: SpaceX’s Elon Musk to Reveal Mars Colonization Ideas This Year

Space.com: Elon Musk’s SpaceX Gets $1 Billion from Google and Fidelity

More links:

SpaceX and Wikipedia

Update: SpaceX Rocket Explosion Likely Caused by Faulty Strut