Something Went Wrong With SpaceX's Billion-Dollar Spy Satellite Launch And No One Wants To Take The Blame

This past Sunday night, SpaceX launched into space what may have been the most important payload they’ve ever launched: a super-secret U.S. government satellite called Zuma. While the launch of the Falcon 9 rocket appeared to go okay, it now seems apparent that the Zuma satellite is lost, and so far neither SpaceX or…

SpaceX's Incredible Launch Display Over Los Angeles Has Everyone Thinking It's Aliens

If you’re in Los Angeles and you looked up this evening, you can be forgiven for losing your shit. After all, it’s mere days after a haunting New York Times report made alien visitors seem more plausible than ever, and now you’re seeing an indescribably weird light display! Rest assured, it is not aliens, probably,…

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Elon Musk Is Sending A Tesla Roadster Into Space On The Falcon Heavy Rocket [Update: No]

The maiden voyage of SpaceX’s Falcon Heavy rocket will have some interesting cargo, Elon Musk revealed on Twitter last night. Musk’s own cherry red Tesla Roadster playing “Space Oddity” over its stereo system will be aboard the rocket with its final destination being Mars’ orbit. [Update: Just kidding! He made it all…

NASA Canceled A Project Similar To Elon Musk's Proposed City-To-City Rocket Passenger Service 24 Years Ago

Last week, the always-exciting Elon Musk announced a plan to launch soft, moist human passengers in his new planned rockets to fly on suborbital trips from city to city, allowing travel between almost any major city on Earth in under an hour. It’s a fascinating idea, but not a new one. In fact, Ronald Reagan mentioned…