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Epic launch lifts world’s biggest rocket toward Mars

CAPE CANAVERAL: The world’s most powerful rocket, SpaceX’s Falcon Heavy, blasted off Tuesday on its highly anticipated maiden test flight, carrying CEO Elon Musk’s cherry red Tesla Roadster toward an orbit near Mars. Screams and cheers erupted at mission control in Cape Canaveral, Florida as the massive rocket fired its 27 engines and rumbled into…

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SpaceX’s CEO to launch his own car into deep space

MIAMI: SpaceX confirmed Wednesday its CEO Elon Musk plans to blast his cherry red electric car off toward the Red Planet when the company’s Falcon Heavy rocket launches for the first time next month. Many wondered if Musk was joking last week when he tweeted his plans for the Falcon Heavy’s inaugural payload to be…

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Elon Musk’s Tesla to build world’s largest battery in Australia

SYDNEY: Elon Musk’s Tesla will build what the maverick entrepreneur claims is the world’s largest lithium ion battery within 100 days, making good on a Twitter promise to ease South Australia’s energy woes. The region was hit with a total blackout when an “unprecedented” storm wrecked power transmission towers in 2016, and billionaire Musk in…

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Tesla to build self-driving capabilities into all cars

NEW YORK: Tesla will build self-driving technology into all the electric cars it makes, running it in “shadow” mode to gather data on whether it is safer than having people in control. “Every car that Tesla produces from here on out will have the full autonomy capability,” said Tesla co-founder and chief executive Elon Musk….

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SpaceX delays next launch after blast

LOS ANGELES: SpaceX said Monday it has delayed by a couple of months the return to flight of its Falcon 9 rocket, following an explosion on the way to the space station in June. The company’s chief executive, Elon Musk, had said previously that the rocket would launch no earlier than September, after a failed…

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