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A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket, with the Crew Dragon capsule, is launched carrying four astronauts on a Nasa commercial crew mission at Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, Florida, on September 15, 2021. (Thom Baur / REUTERS)
A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket, with the Crew Dragon capsule, is launched carrying four astronauts on a Nasa commercial crew mission at Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, Florida, on September 15, 2021. (Thom Baur / REUTERS)

SpaceX makes history, launches 4 amateurs on private Earth-circling trip

Written by Joydeep Bose | Edited by Amit Chaturvedi, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON SEP 16, 2021 06:22 AM IST
The SpaceX Inspiration4 mission is expected to launch a new era of human spaceflight, where the frontiers of the cosmos will not just be limited to government-sponsored astronauts. Although that future might still be far, the launch of the Crew Dragon capsule is a breakthrough in space transport.
Inspiration4 crew (Image credit: SpaceX)
Inspiration4 crew (Image credit: SpaceX)

Inspiration4: Meet members of SpaceX's upcoming ‘all-civilian’ mission

By hindustantimes.com, New Delhi
UPDATED ON SEP 13, 2021 09:24 AM IST
The 4-member crew comprises mission commander Jason Isaacman, along with Hayley Arceneaux, Chris Sembroski and Dr Sian Proctor.
File photo of Tesla CEO Elon Musk.
File photo of Tesla CEO Elon Musk.

'Jeff Bezos' full time job is to file lawsuits against SpaceX': Elon Musk

By hindustantimes.com | Written by Amit Chaturvedi, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON SEP 02, 2021 01:12 PM IST
Elon Musk's Starlink project is directly in competition with Jeff Bezos' Project Kuiper to dominate the space internet field. The billionaires plan to launch thousands of satellites in coming months, to provide internet to distant regions of Earth.
The Elon Musk-led company has been asking India for a cut in import duty on electric vehicles and related parts.
The Elon Musk-led company has been asking India for a cut in import duty on electric vehicles and related parts.

Tesla moves a step closer to making India debut

By Malyaban Ghosh, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON SEP 01, 2021 07:23 AM IST
  • Tesla last year set up its Indian unit, Tesla India Motors and Energy Pvt. Ltd, marking its intention for an entry into its potential growth market for electric cars.
Nvidia is likely to seek European Union antitrust approval for the $54 billion purchase of Arm early next month(REUTERS)
Nvidia is likely to seek European Union antitrust approval for the $54 billion purchase of Arm early next month(REUTERS)

Tesla's Musk signals concerns over Nvidia deal for UK chip maker: Report

Reuters |
PUBLISHED ON AUG 29, 2021 07:43 AM IST
Tesla, Amazon, Samsung and Nvidia did not immediately respond to a Reuters request for comment.
Tesla CEO Elon Musk has finally commented on the Taliban after Kabul's fall on August 15. (REUTERS)
Tesla CEO Elon Musk has finally commented on the Taliban after Kabul's fall on August 15. (REUTERS)

Elon Musk has a problem with Taliban and it's not what the world may think

By hindustantimes.com | Written by Poulomi Ghosh
PUBLISHED ON AUG 21, 2021 03:46 PM IST
Elon Musk was slammed on social media after he commented on the Taliban in Afghanistan.
Bernard Arnault, the 72-year old French billionaire, heads the world’s leading fashion brand Louis Vuitton Moet Hennessy (LVMH). (AFP File Photo)
Bernard Arnault, the 72-year old French billionaire, heads the world’s leading fashion brand Louis Vuitton Moet Hennessy (LVMH). (AFP File Photo)

Bernard Arnault pips Jeff Bezos become world's richest person

By hindustantimes.com | Written by Meenakshi Ray, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON AUG 06, 2021 01:13 PM IST
Bernard Arnault holds a net worth of $198.9 billion compared to Jeff Bezos' $194.9 billion and Tesla owner Elon Musk's $185.5 billion, according to Forbes Real-Time Billionaires List.
The image shows Elon Musk with son X AE A-XI.(Twitter/@elonmusk)
The image shows Elon Musk with son X AE A-XI.(Twitter/@elonmusk)

Elon Musk shares pic with son X AE A-XII at Starbase, netizens can’t keep calm

By Srimoyee Chowdhury
PUBLISHED ON AUG 02, 2021 11:00 AM IST
  • From terming little X AE A-XII as the boss baby to pointing out how nice it was to see Elon Musk bring his son to the Starbase, the comments are plenty.
YouTuber and digital content creator (above) Madan Gowri tweeted a shiny picture of a black Tesla, tagging Elon Musk, and the latter replied in a series of tweets
YouTuber and digital content creator (above) Madan Gowri tweeted a shiny picture of a black Tesla, tagging Elon Musk, and the latter replied in a series of tweets

HT Brunch Social Media Star of The Week: Madan Gowri

By Shruti Nair
UPDATED ON AUG 01, 2021 08:51 AM IST
One of South India’s biggest YouTubers wins this week for engaging Elon Musk in a Twitter conversation on India’s climate policy
SpaceX owner and Tesla CEO Elon Musk joined the ongoing debate around Apple's app store fees.(Reuters File Photo)
SpaceX owner and Tesla CEO Elon Musk joined the ongoing debate around Apple's app store fees.(Reuters File Photo)

'Epic is right': Elon Musk slams Apple's app store fees

By hindustantimes.com | Written by Amit Chaturvedi, Hindustan Time, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON JUL 31, 2021 11:46 AM IST
Epic broke Apple's rules when it introduced its own in-app payment system in 'Fortnite' to circumvent Apple's commissions. The tech giant subsequently removed the game from its app store.
Isar Aerospace plans its initial launch of the first-generation "Spectrum" rocket next year. (Artist's impression / Isar Aerospace)
Isar Aerospace plans its initial launch of the first-generation "Spectrum" rocket next year. (Artist's impression / Isar Aerospace)

Porsche enters 'space race', invests in satellites and rocket technology

Written by Joydeep Bose, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON JUL 29, 2021 07:58 AM IST
Porsche, with the help of the Munich-based company Isar Aerospace, intends to make headway in the growing market for rocket technology for launching small satellites into Earth's orbit.
Shares of the world's most valuable automaker rose nearly 1% in extended trade.(Bloomberg)
Shares of the world's most valuable automaker rose nearly 1% in extended trade.(Bloomberg)

Tesla posts record profits, offers muddy outlook for batteries, Cybertruck

Reuters |
PUBLISHED ON JUL 27, 2021 11:49 AM IST
Tesla CEO Elon Musk, however, said a global chip shortage that led to temporary factory shutdowns for the automaker, remains serious, and offered no details on the timing of its Cybertruck and next-generation batteries.
Nasa said the contract for the Europa Clipper mission, scheduled to launch in October 2024 on a Falcon Heavy rocket, is worth $178 million.
Nasa said the contract for the Europa Clipper mission, scheduled to launch in October 2024 on a Falcon Heavy rocket, is worth $178 million.

Nasa selects SpaceX for Jupiter moon mission

Written by Meenakshi Ray
PUBLISHED ON JUL 24, 2021 05:40 AM IST
Nasa said in the statement that Europa Clipper will conduct a detailed survey of Jupiter's moon and use a "sophisticated suite" of science instruments to probe whether Jupiter's moon has conditions suitable for life.
Tesla CEO Elon Musk said his space exploration company also owns the digital token -- and has no plans to sell it.(AFP)
Tesla CEO Elon Musk said his space exploration company also owns the digital token -- and has no plans to sell it.(AFP)

Bitcoin jumps past $32,000 as Elon Musk says SpaceX owns token

Bloomberg |
PUBLISHED ON JUL 22, 2021 01:06 AM IST
Elon Musk said that he personally owns Bitcoin, Ethereum and Dogecoin, while Tesla and SpaceX both exclusively own Bitcoin.
Jeff Bezos, founder of Blue Origin, at New Shepard's West Texas launch facility.(AFP File Photo)
Jeff Bezos, founder of Blue Origin, at New Shepard's West Texas launch facility.(AFP File Photo)

Explained: How to become a space tourist and the cost

By hindustantimes.com | Written by Amit Chaturvedi, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON JUL 18, 2021 01:16 PM IST
Jeff Bezos' Blue Origin is the latest to go to the edge of the space after billionaire Richard Branson achieved the feat earlier this month. The visits are opening up the space tourism frontier, lining up enthusiasts who wish to 'touch' the unknown.
Congress leader Manish Tewari.
Congress leader Manish Tewari.

News updates from HT: Manish Tewari fuels speculation on power tussle

By hindustantimes.com, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JUL 16, 2021 04:54 PM IST
Here are today’s top news, analysis and opinion. Know all about the latest news and other news updates from Hindustan Times.
Richard Branson shared this image with Elon Musk.(Twitter/@richardbranson)
Richard Branson shared this image with Elon Musk.(Twitter/@richardbranson)

Elon Musk’s reaction to tweet about Richard Branson’s cabinets goes viral

By Trisha Sengupta
PUBLISHED ON JUL 16, 2021 03:51 PM IST
Elon Musk's reply to Richard Branson's cabinets related post has prompted people to share various responses.
Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey's reply on Twitter's Fleet-related post prompted Space X CEO Elon Musk to share a comment.(File Photo)
Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey's reply on Twitter's Fleet-related post prompted Space X CEO Elon Musk to share a comment.(File Photo)

Elon Musk has this to say on Jack Dorsey’s reply to Twitter’s Fleet-related post

By Trisha Sengupta
PUBLISHED ON JUL 15, 2021 04:50 PM IST
Elon Musk’s reply to Jack Dorsey’s response of Twitter’s Fleet-related post has prompted people to share various responses.
The image shows SpaceX CEO Elon Musk who shared a pic of his son X AE A-XI.(REUTERS)
The image shows SpaceX CEO Elon Musk who shared a pic of his son X AE A-XI.(REUTERS)

‘Some light reading with lil X’: Elon Musk posts pic of son X AE A-XI

By Trisha Sengupta
PUBLISHED ON JUL 15, 2021 12:18 PM IST
Elon Musk’s post about his son X AE A-XI has now prompted people to share all sorts of comments.
Elon Musk keeps interacting with his followers and post updates on Twitter.(AP File Photo)
Elon Musk keeps interacting with his followers and post updates on Twitter.(AP File Photo)

As Twitter discontinues Fleets feature, Elon Musk posts a request

By hindustantimes.com | Written by Amit Chaturvedi, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON JUL 15, 2021 11:05 AM IST
Twitter's latest announcement of discontinuing Fleets means that the company will end the feature it rolled out last year to compete with the stories features available in Snapchat and Instagram.
Know all about the latest news and other news updates from Hindustan Times.
Know all about the latest news and other news updates from Hindustan Times.

News updates from HT: Widespread rain over NW India likely till July 19

By hindustantimes.com, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON JUL 15, 2021 08:55 AM IST
  • Here are today’s top news, analysis and opinion at 9am. Know all about the latest news and other news updates from Hindustan Times.
Elon Musk wrote 'congratulations' to ISRO's tweet in which it said the 3rd test on Vikas Engine was successful.
Elon Musk wrote 'congratulations' to ISRO's tweet in which it said the 3rd test on Vikas Engine was successful.

Elon Musk congratulates ISRO on 3rd test of Vikas Engine for Gaganyaan

By hindustantimes.com | Written by Poulomi Ghosh
PUBLISHED ON JUL 15, 2021 08:05 AM IST
Elon Musk reacted to ISRO's test-fire which was conducted at the engine test facility of ISRO Propulsion Complex, Mahendragiri in Tamil Nadu.
Know all about the latest news and other news updates from Hindustan Times. (Keshav Singh/HT)
Know all about the latest news and other news updates from Hindustan Times. (Keshav Singh/HT)

News updates from HT: IMD says monsoon has covered the entire country

By hindustantimes.com, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JUL 13, 2021 01:32 PM IST
  • Here are today’s top news, analysis and opinion at 1 PM. Know all about the latest news and other news updates from Hindustan Times.
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