Thursday, 11 August, 2022

Topic: SpaceX

Elon Musk rubbishes claims of sexual misconduct as ‘utterly untrue’

A report said Musk’s aerospace firm SpaceX allegedly paid off a flight attendant $250,000 in 2018 to settle a sexual harassment charge.

Twitter trolls have an idea for Elon Musk & seating dispute nixes Prashant Kishor-Congress saga

The best cartoons of the day, chosen by the editors at ThePrint.

Elon Musk’s SpaceX sets up unit to provide internet services in India, focus on rural areas

SpaceX subsidiary, Starlink Satellite Communications, plans to have 200,000 connections in India by December next year, of which 80% will be in rural areas.

SpaceX sends four civilians into space on first private flight

The flight marks SpaceX founder Elon Musk’s first entry in the competition for space tourism dollars.

Bezos, Branson & Musk — Are billionaires popularising space travel or just on an ego trip?

Jeff Bezos will travel to the edge of space in his New Shepard aircraft — more than a week after billionaire Richard Branson defeated him in a fast developing space race.

If Elon Musk wrote this, the headline would be a meme & Dogecoin fortunes would’ve changed

Only one man is impulsive enough and has the power to move markets with his tweets, and that’s Elon Musk.

SpaceX’s cargo capsule is carrying tardigrades, glowing baby squid to the space station

The Dragon capsule is carrying over 3000 kg of cargo including biological experiments and astronaut supplies as a part of the mission, and is expected to dock with the station Saturday.

Elon Musk leaves Putin stranded on Earth in today’s space race

Sixty years after Yuri Gagarin's historic flight, Russia's space industry can't get its act together.

SpaceX’s biggest rocket Starship explodes after pulling off first successful landing

SpaceX founder Elon Musk plans to use the Starship to shuttle as many as 12 people around the moon in 2023, land NASA astronauts as well and eventually settle explorers on Mars.

Why the quest for life on Mars continues despite 35 failed missions since 1960s

Despite many failures, missions to Mars continue because there is immense knowledge to be gleaned from the planet about our own existence and evolution.

On Camera


Bihar drama isn’t win for secularism. 3 things you are missing in your jubilation

Bihar drama is merely the latest manoeuvre by shrewd Nitish Kumar who has changed sides so often he must wake up every morning and struggle to remember who his allies are.
File photo of Sterlite copper unit at Tuticorin in Tamil Nadu | By special arrangement

Shut since 2018 violence, TN Sterlite plant’s closure cost economy Rs 14,749 cr, says study

Copper plant in Thoothukudi was closed after protests turned violent & police firing left 13 people dead. Job losses one of major impacts, says study by NGO CUTS International.


Representational image | Indian Army soldiers during the Army Day Parade at Cariappa Parade Ground in New Delhi | ANI Photo

Army looks to reduce troops by 2 lakh, deployment in Kashmir could be rejigged

The Army, which faces a shortage of about 1.35 lakh personnel, is aiming to reduce its strength from 12.8 lakh to around 10.8 lakh.

In Kashmir 3 years on, 3 positive changes, 3 things that should’ve happened & 3 that got worse

Kashmir as a crisis has fallen off our headlines and from the top of our collective minds. Which is precisely the most important change for the better.