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SpaceX succeeds with first untethered StarHopper low altitude ‘hop’ test

SpaceX is racking up wins this week, after a successful second launch attempt for its CRS-18 mission earlier this evening, and now with a first short-hop free flight for its StarHopper prototype spac

SpaceX untethered StarHopper ‘hop’ test flight aborted after engines briefly flare

SpaceX encountered a snag in an attempted test key to the development of its next-generation Starship spacecraft. Specifically, the StarHopper sub-scale demonstration and testing craft it’s usin

SpaceX targets Tuesday for Starhopper demo rocket hover test

SpaceX is preparing for a key test in the development of its next-generation Starship spacecraft, with a target of performing a “hover” demo of its “Starhopper” prototype rocke

Small fire breaks out and is extinguished at SpaceX’s Florida Starship facility

A small fire broke out Monday at SpaceX’s Florida facility focused on development of Starship, the company’s next-generation rocket. The facility is one of two SpaceX development centres f

Elon Musk teases possible late July Starship presentation following engine test

Elon Musk was fielding a number of questions from fans on Twitter on Sunday, and revealed that the current target for a full presentation of Starship, SpaceX’s next-generation reusable rocket an

SpaceX reportedly seeking over $300M in fresh funding

SpaceX is looking to raise a bunch of new cash – $314.2 million at a per share price of $214, according to a new CNBC report. The raise would be the third total this year, which together added up to

Meet Raptor, The New Running Robot That Will Smother Your Soul In Fear

Another day, another bipedal robot that will eventually run you down and crush you! This new robot, called the Raptor, can run 26 miles an hour without falling over and even jump over obstacles.

New Western Digital premium hard drive line: VelociRaptor

The original 10,000RPM Raptors have an excellent track record, though they are understandably pretty pricey (~$10/gig as opposed to ~$2/gig in other drives). Western Digital has upgraded them, doublin