Musk wants to fly you anywhere in the world in less than an hour.
SpaceX continues to move toward developing passenger rockets. A plane ride from New York City to Shanghai usually takes about 15 hours – and it could be 29 hours with connecting flights. However, SpaceX says it could get you there in less than an hour with the so-called point-to-point travel. How realistic is this approach to long-haul travel, though?
Self-driving trucks operated by technology startup
TuSimple will haul mail and packages across the Southwest in a two-week pilot
The US Postal Service has awarded a
contract to TuSimple, a firm that aims to bring the first self-driving
truck to market. The technology firm said it is planning to perform five round
trips in total between Postal Service distribution centers in Phoenix and
Dallas, a journey of more than 1,000 miles each way through Arizona, New Mexico
and Texas along interstates 10, 20 and 30. The runs began last week as
Stratolaunch, rocket-launching plane, took flight for the first time ever early Saturday morning and safely landed two hours later. The largest airplane ever created lifted off shortly after 10 a.m. from Mojave Air and Space Port in Mojave, California.
Exactly 45 minutes
after the sun began to rise over the Mojave Desert, the plane took off for
the very first time.
pedal to the metal” or the American version of Germany’s autobahn.
California lawmaker has proposed a bill to construct speed limit-free lanes on
I- 5 and Highway 99 in the state as a way to reduce pollution.
John Moorlach of Orange County, south of Los Angeles, has introduced Senate Bill 319,
which would add two lanes each to the north- and south-bound lanes of Interstate 5 and Highway
99. Those lanes would have no upper speed limit.
Tesla launched faster third generation Supercharger
presented its third generation Supercharger charging stations during a customer
event at its headquarters in Fremont, California on March 6. The new
“V3” Supercharger will be capable of charging the Model 3 at a speed
of 250kW, and Tesla claims it is fast enough to add 75 miles of range in only 5
minutes. The company says it will break the ground on several V3 Superchargers
CEO Elon Musk showed off more details on the new Raptor engine that SpaceX hopes will power their Starship Super Heavy rocket system to Mars.
Shortly after the
first operationalized Raptor had been shipped to McGregor, Texas for its first
full-scale static fire tests, SpaceX CEO Elon Musk posted the first official
photos of the “radically redesigned” engine preparing for its critical debut
test fire in Texas.