Success! SpaceX lands Mars rocket prototype for the first time

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SpaceX just launched another test flight of an early Mars rocket prototype at its South Texas facility, sending the towering silver vehicle soaring up to about six miles above Earth, then putting it through a series of aerial acrobatics before re-lighting its engines and landing it upright back on a landing pad.
The vehicle, called SN15, was the fifth of SpaceX’s rocket prototypes to attempt such a landing and the first to do […]
Success! SpaceX lands Mars rocket prototype for the first time

Elon Musk, SpaceX aim to launch SN15 Mars rocket prototype Wednesday

SN10 takes flight. SN15 features several upgrades over its predecessors.
Wednesday is the latest target date for a launch of SpaceX’s newest Starship. After four successful test flights of the space company’s next-generation rocket prototypes all ended in dramatic explosions during the landing phase, SpaceX is skipping ahead to SN15, a new version of its interplanetary vehicle.
Elon Musk’s space company has conducted high-altitude test flights of prototypes SN8 through SN11 and has long planned […]
Elon Musk, SpaceX aim to launch SN15 Mars rocket prototype Wednesday

The Space Economy: Six Opportunities For Innovators

CEO of Brand and Buzz Marketing, LLC, I write about technology trends, innovation marketing and thought leadership. 
For the past few decades, only astronauts could travel to space. And yes, it was a privilege when my daughter and I met astronaut Sally Ride. Now, thanks to visionaries like Elon Musk and emerging technologies, we’re talking about multi-planetary existence — an evolution indeed. Morgan Stanley estimates that the global space industry could grow to more than $1 […]
The Space Economy: Six Opportunities For Innovators