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batteriesTesla Next Generation Lithium Batteries vs Solid State Batteries from Everyone Else

Batteries for electric cars and trucks will become a $6 billion market with silicon added batteries and advanced lithium-ion batteries dominant until 2026 when solid-state batteries could become dominant. Almost all car and truck makers are betting next-generation batteries will …

elon muskSpaceX Ridesharing Is Half the Price to Sun Synchronous Orbit for Small Satellites

SpaceX’s SmallSat Rideshare Program will provide small satellite operators with regularly scheduled, dedicated Falcon 9 rideshare missions to SSO for ESPA class payloads. This will be as low as $2.25 million per satellite for up to 150 kg of payload …

air pollutionTesla Megapack Doubling Energy Capacity by Area for Utilities

Tesla’s larger Megapack is doubling utility-scale energy storage with 60% more capacity while using 40% less space than current systems. At the site level, Megapack requires 40% less space and 10x fewer parts than current systems on the market. As …

elon muskSpaceX Progresses to Completing Orbital Starship by End of August

Elon Musk has posted progress that the SpaceX team has made on the Orbital version of the Starship. Pictures are of a 9-meter dome rotation and the tSarship airframe behind windbreak. The windbreak is to prevent the Starship from being …

boring companyBoring Company, Elon and China Could Rebuild the World at 100X the Speed

Nextbigfuture expects Elon Musk’s Boring Company will make massive amounts of underground tunnels in China to bust traffic. China loves building massive amounts of infrastructure. When China embraces an engineering solution they go all in. China often averages $30 billion …

elon muskElon Will Present Details of SpaceX Starship in Three Weeks

August 24th, either at Cape Canaveral or Boca Chica, Elon Musk will present a detailed review of the first Orbital Starship with pros and cons of the design decisions. Yes, detailed review of the first orbital Starship, explaining the pros …

boring companyElon’s Boring Company Valued at $920 Million

Elon Musk’s Boring Company raised $120 million and has a $920 million valuation. Boring has a $48.7 million mile-long project to build a tunnel with people moving pods around the Las Vegas Convention Center. If this is successful, the tunnel …

colonizationMars Colonization Will Happen

George Dvorsky, Futurist and Transhumanist, has written at Gizmodo that Humans will never colonize Mars. This is an interesting position from George who wrote in favor of Dyson Spheres in 2012. George wrote in favor of self-replicating space probes modifying …

batteriesTesla Revolutionizing Body Frame, Wiring and Battery Construction

Elon previously described a vision of radically transforming the factories that build his cars. In 2016, Elon had the goal of making his factories ten times more productive every ten years. Elon wanted to transform his factories every two years. …