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batteriesWhat is the Maximum Car Production for Tesla in 2019?

Tesla’s production and delivery of over 95,000 cars in the second quarter is about 7400 cars per week. It now appears that Tesla will get 3,000 cars per week from the Shanghai Gigafactory. Those cars will be delivered within days …

airplanesTesla Dry Electrode Batteries Will Enable Large Passenger Electric Planes

Elon Musk indicates that electric motors and batteries with over 400 Wh/kg will be able be a cross over point for electric planes against jet fuel planes. Israeli startup Eviation is making a nine-passenger all-electric regional passenger aircraft by 2021. …

blue originEurope Tentatively Considers Copying SpaceX While China Has Four Companies Racing to Catchup

Europe has provided 3 million euros in funding for a three year investigation of reusable rockets. This program is not funded to actually build or fly any vehicles. They want to agree on specifics of two designs. Europe is tentatively …

elon muskThird Successful SpaceX Falcon Heavy Launch

The third launch of the SpaceX Falcon Heavy was successful. It was also reusing first stage boosters from the second launch and both side boosters were recovered. The center stage booster did not make a barge landing. The center stage …

elon muskElon Musk Has Tweeted That He Deleted His Twitter Account

Elon Musk has tweeted that he deleted his twitter account. However, the Elon Musk Twitter account still seems to exist. Elon Musk got in trouble a few months back when he tweeted “funding assured” for a potential buyout of Tesla.

carsTesla Model 3 Outselling Combined Sales of Mercedes C Class, BMW 3 Series and Audi A4 in USA

The Tesla Model 3 has more sales than the Mercedes C Class, BMW 3 Series and Audi A4 combined in the USA from about January 2018 to June 2019. It nearly is outselling the three combined sales from Jan 2018 …

chinaReports of Production Equipment Installation and August Running Equipment Tests

There are reports that Tesla’s Shanghai Gigafactory has production machines installing now and there could equipment running tests in August. Tesla Shanghai Gigafactory June 7th 2019 Production machineries are setting up inside the GF3 China 🇨🇳 now. Possibly will have …

elon muskWe Will Build Cruise Ships in Space So Radiation Problems of Life Rafts Go Away

Many people talk about the technical problem of too much radiation for missions to Mars or long term operations in space beyond the protection of Earth’s magnetic field. The problem comes from the assumption that we fly in Apollo mission …