Neuralink: Elon Musk unveils pig with chip in its brain

Gertrude the pig is a prototype of a brain-to-machine interface.

BBC Science News • bbcnews
Aug. 29, 2020 ~3 min

Tags: brain neuroscience artificial-intelligence elon-musk

SpaceX: Musk's 'Mars ship' prototype aces 150m test flight

A prototype of the engine for SpaceX's next-generation Starship vehicle has made a 150m test "hop".

By Paul Rincon • bbcnews
Aug. 5, 2020 ~2 min

Tags: mars spacex elon-musk the-moon

Elon Musk says full self-driving Tesla tech 'very close'

A future software update could activate full "level-five" autonomy in cars, the Tesla founder says.

BBC Science News • bbcnews
July 9, 2020 ~2 min

Tags: artificial-intelligence driverless-cars elon-musk car-technology tesla

SpaceX launch: Nasa astronauts set for second try

SpaceX will need to beat the weather to get Nasa astronauts Doug Hurley and Bob Behnken into orbit.

By Jonathan Amos • bbcnews
May 29, 2020 ~4 min

Tags: nasa astronauts united-states space-exploration international-space-station spacex elon-musk

Nasa SpaceX launch: Who are the astronauts?

BBC News profiles the space travellers who will launch in SpaceX's Crew Dragon capsule on Wednesday.

By Paul Rincon • bbcnews
May 24, 2020 ~8 min

Tags: space nasa astronauts united-states space-exploration international-space-station spacex elon-musk commercial-space-travel houston florida

Nasa SpaceX launch: 10 questions about the mission

BBC News answers questions about the first orbital launch of astronauts from US soil in nine years.

By Paul Rincon • bbcnews
May 23, 2020 ~7 min

Tags: nasa united-states space-exploration spacex elon-musk commercial-space-travel florida

Musk says SpaceX is 'fixing' brightness from satellites

Millions of stargazers have been witnessing the unusual constellations made up of the low orbit satellites.

BBC Science News • bbcnews
April 23, 2020 ~3 min

Tags: astronomy spacex elon-musk communications-satellites

Starlink space display 'set to continue all week'

The 60 Starlink satellites launched by Elon Musk's SpaceX firm appear in a line crossing the night sky.

BBC Science News • bbcnews
April 20, 2020 ~2 min

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Virgin Galactic sees demand for space travel surge

Sir Richard Branson's firm says it is releasing more tickets for flights into space.

BBC Science News • bbcnews
Feb. 26, 2020 ~2 min

Tags: tourism space-exploration elon-musk richard-branson

SpaceX Starship prototype blows its top

The US company's new rocket prototype experiences a major failure during pressurisation testing.

By Jonathan Amos • bbcnews
Nov. 21, 2019 ~3 min

Tags: space-exploration spacex elon-musk

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