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Dear Elon Musk: Your dazzling Mars plan overlooks some big nontechnical hurdles

Elon Musk has a plan, and it’s about as audacious as they come. Not content with living on our pale blue dot, Musk and his company SpaceX want to colonize Mars, fast. They say they’ll send a duo of supply ships to the red planet within five years. By 2024, they’re aiming to send the ...

2 mins

Have spacesuit, will travel?

This week, Elon Musk gave the world a sneak-peek of  the new SpaceX space suit on Instagram. I was passingly intrigued when I saw it. But then came the request from Fortune.com to write an article tying in the new suit to the future of space tourism … First picture of SpaceX spacesuit. More in ...

Elon Musk’s new master plan will take more than advanced tech to pull off

Elon Musk's new master plan will take more than advanced tech to pull off

Elon Musk – CEO of Tesla Motors – has just revealed the second part of his master plan for the company. And it’s a doozy. Not content with producing sleek electric cars (which to be fair, was only ever a stepping stone to greater things), Musk wants to fundamentally change how we live our lives. ...

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If Elon Musk is a Luddite, count me in!

If Elon Musk is a Luddite, count me in