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41Google CEO Larry Page says his billions should go to Elon Musk

When you have basically all the money in the world, it can be tough to spend it all. It will be even tougher to spend when you're dead. If you're Google CEO and co-founder Larry Page, though, you already know how you want your money to live on after you're gone: support innovators like Tesla CEO Elon Musk.

22Hyperloop Transportation Technologies company formed to make Musk's idea real

The Hyperloop looks like it's going beyond hypothetical design and turning into something that could actually ferry passengers from San Francisco to Los Angeles in one hour. A new company, Hyperloop Transportation Technologies Inc., has been launched and is being co-led by former director of mission operations for SpaceX, Dr. Marco Villa, and Dr. Patricia Galloway, who has an impressive science and engineering background.

204Op-Ed: Hyperloop Will Be Defeated By Greed And Big Business, Not Technology Limitations

The lower price tag and disruptive quality of Hyperloop will doom it

There are plenty of nay-sayers who are already shoveling dirt on Elon Musk's proposal that someone or some entity take up the design for a high-speed conveyance he is calling Hyperloop to create a 30-minute trip between San Francisco and Los Angeles.

5Tesla CEO Elon Musk Releases Details Of Hyperloop Alpha High-Speed Tube Transit System

For a little over a year Tesla and SpaceX visionary Elon Musk has been talking about a revolutionary new way to travel called Hyperloop. Today he announced his designs in a 57-page document, ending months of speculation by the public and media alike.

2SpaceX Grasshopper Reusable Rocket Rises To New Heights, Lands Gracefully

SpaceX has taken another step towards privatized space travel by once again successfully launching and landing Grasshopper, a ten-story Vertical Takeoff Vertical Landing (VTVL) reusable rocket. The rocket flew to a height of 1066 feet, more than 200 feet higher than previous attempts. Though the test took place last month, SpaceX kept it under wraps until they released a video last week on their YouTube channel.

AddTesla's Elon Musk named one of Time's 100 most influential people

Former vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin may have called Elon Musk's company a "loser" earlier this month, but Time magazine – not to mention Virgin Group chief Richard Branson – begs to differ.

AddTesla, SpaceX CEO Elon Musk Interviewed By 'Office' Star Rainn Wilson [VIDEO]

In the most bizarre interview we've seen since Space Ghost was cancelled, 'Office' star and SoulPancake founder Rainn Wilson tossed some thoughtful questions at Tesla CEO Elon Musk...in the back of a 70s-era van, while eating a chicken burger.

AddTesla's Musk calls Boeing 787 Dreamliner batteries 'fundamentally unsafe'

After offering to help Boeing with its lithium-ion battery problems, Elon Musk is somewhat raising the stakes. Musk, who heads both Tesla Motors and space exploration company SpaceX, has now called the batteries in the Boeing 787 "inherently unsafe" in an e-mail to trade publication Flightglobal.

AddElon Musk ready to help Boeing with 787 Dreamliner lithium-ion battery problems

With keywords like lithium-ion batteries, "thermal runaway" and Elon Musk, had we not read any further, we would have figured this story was some disastrous news about Tesla Motors. Instead, it's about airplanes. Specifically, Boeing's new Dreamliner.

37Elon Musk: "I am not the kale eating overlord of Mars"

Elon Musk, Tesla CEO and chief designer of space exploration technologies for SpaceX, had a lighthearted umbrage moment with an affront made on him and his space travel company, recently. It wasn't really the request made by animal rights group PETA that SpaceX trips to Mars only offer passengers vegan meals, it was how writer Amy Tennery ended her article with a quick side note: "unless Elon Musk were some kind of benevolent, kale-eating overlord of Mars, how exactly would he enforce this rule?

31Watch SpaceX's Grasshopper Rocket Take Off And Land Vertically [VIDEO]

One of the most thrilling aspects of SpaceX's business plan is the reusability of their rockets. Earlier this week SpaceX CEO Elon Musk tweeted pictures and video of their Grasshopper rocket taking a brief test flight and landing. It's quite a spectacular sight to see.

3SpaceX CEO Elon Musk Plans To Send 80,000 People To Mars

SpaceX founder and CEO Elon Musk has made a very exciting announcement regarding his stated goal of traveling to Mars. Last week, while accepting an award for his contributions to commercial space travel at the Royal Aeronautical Society in London, Musk told of his plans to shuttle 80,000 people to the Red Planet.

AddSpaceX Launches First Commercial Cargo Mission To International Space Station [VIDEO]

SpaceX's Falcon 9 rocket carries Dragon cargo capsule into orbit for International Space Station

26Tesla Is Shooting For The Stars

Launching A Space Ship Is A Snap Compared To A Car

24Elon Musk might start Tesla, SpaceX holding company; talks electric supercar

Elon Musk is talking about maybe forming a holding that would own stock in both of the companies he's incredibly busy with these days – Tesla Motors Inc. and Space Exploration Technologies Corp. (SpaceX) – basically to simplify his life. "No actual plans under way," he said. "[It] gets unwieldy to have lots of companies with me as the only connection." The holding company may own public shares of both California-based companies. Tesla Motors went public in 2010, and Musk is looking a

66Elon Musk talks Tesla, space travel and something called hyperloop in 'fireside' chat

If you've ever wanted to get an inside look into the world of a high-risk, high-tech entrepreneur, we've got just the video for you. Elon Musk, co-founder of Tesla Motors, SpaceX and Paypal (and Chairman of SolarCity) sat down with PandoDaily's Sarah Lacy for an entertaining hour-long interview and talked of his experiences starting and running billion-dollar companies.

1Remember To Watch The SpaceX Launch Tomorrow Morning

Set your alarm to 4:55 AM EST if you want to watch tomorrow's SpaceX launch. SpaceX will finally launch their mission to the International Space Station after numerous delays. But hey, better safe then sorry.

71Elon Musk to Jon Stewart: sustainable energy easier than making life "multi-planetary"

Tesla Motors head Elon Musk has got his head in the clouds. Actually, he's thinking about the area above our clouds: creating a way for people to live on Mars. Or, as he puts it, making life "multi-planetary."

AddIn Detail: SpaceX And The Man Behind It

One brilliant man considers space exploration among a short list of areas most likely to affect the future of humanity. Can you guess who? Not a famous politician or an astronaut, at least yet; it was an eager entrepreneur named Elon Musk. The man is best known for co-founding PayPal and Tesla Motors, both of which are considered to be nothing short of revolutionary. But did you know that his greatest attempt at advancing humanity comes from his lesser known company, SpaceX? In 2002, Space Expl

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