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Elevator to space by 2050?

Would you take an elevator to space?

Would you take an elevator to space?

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Starman and his Tesla Roadster are tracked by telescopes into deep space

With the onboard video batteries dead, this is our last long look

With the onboard video batteries long since dead, Starman "is getting dimmer and harder to see."

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SpaceX isn’t the only company going to outer space

Planetary Resources aims to commercialize deep space exploration and mining.

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NASA goes back to the middle ages for its rover tire design

Based on the principals of chainmail armor, NASA's "Superelastic" tires can withstand more deformation than any other non-pneumatic tire.

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Humanoid robot F.E.D.O.R. | Autoblog Minute

FEDOR is an anthropomorphous robot from Russia, designed to replace a person in difficult conditions. In 2021 the humanoid robot will be sent to space in an unmanned spaceship to assist astronauts.

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Could space be the final frontier for the Fast and Furious franchise?

And could Richard B. Riddick make an appearance?

This isn't exactly confirmation of Vin Diesel the astronaut, but it's also not an outright dismissal of the idea.

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Russia successfully tested a missile that could cripple US satellites

Experts say this should be a wake-up call to protect America's space infrastructure.

Russia claims its new anti-satellite weapon is only for defensive purposes against incoming enemy weapons.

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US military creates 'Space Mission Force' to wage satellite war

Star Wars... for real.

A new paper is calling for the US military to overhaul its space defense systems as rivals from around the globe increase their ability to wage war in space.

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NASA's Mars 2020 rover will search for signs of past life

This is what the car of 2020 will look like... on Mars.

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Bird's-eye View Of SpaceX Rocket Landing | Autoblog Mintue

A camera attached to the Falcon 9 rocket offers a unique perspective of the latest SpaceX mission.

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Lockheed Martin's school bus takes you on a ride across Mars

What better way to spark young students' curiosity than to give them ride on a bus that simulates a ride across the Martian surface?

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Space Shuttle site may soon be used to test self-driving cars

Florida Official Says State Is Courting Autonomous Tech Companies

Since NASA's space-shuttle program ended four years ago, many of the hangars and buildings on the sprawling Kennedy Space Center launch site have gone unoccupied. Florida officials have a plan to change that.

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11 Hyundai Genesis deliver a message to space

Hyundai helped a young girl send a message to her astronaut father who was orbiting Earth in the International Space Station. The stunt was completed thanks to 11 Genesis sedans driving in formation on a dry lakebed.

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Kirobo speaks in space with Toyota voice tech

We knew this moment would come. Partly because Toyota told us it would back in July, but also because we've been watching too many sci-fi movies. The moment in question is when a robot would hold a conversation with a human in outer space. Which may not seem that cataclysmic, but we're here to point out that a) this is the first time it has ever happened, and b) it could mark the beginning of the apocalypse, wrought on us by robots from outer space.

Tesla'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.

Remember 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.

In 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

EnerSys, GAIA launch space, naval application lithium-ion JV in Germany

Taking lithium-ion batteries to heights never before reached is the goal of EnerSys and GAIA. The dynamic duo just entered into a definitive agreement to launch a large-format lithium-ion battery cell joint venture in Germany, where the focus will be on developing power storage devices for aerospace, naval, defense an

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