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SpaceX Falcon Heavy to be Launched “In a Week or So”

January 24, 2018
After months of waiting patiently for the big launch, SpaceX will finally attempt to send its Falcon Heavy into an orbit around the Sun - at the same distance as Mars' orbit - in a few days, as mentioned earlier today by Elon Musk on Twitter. After delays caused by the government shutdown, “the most powerful operational rocket in the world by a factor of two,” as described by SpaceX, passed the crucial test fire. “Falcon Heavy hold-down firing this morning was good,” Musk tweeted...
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SpaceX: Elon Musk Will Send his Tesla to Mars!

December 4, 2017
Ok, what is Elon Musk up to now? While we were getting ready to party on Friday, the SpaceX CEO took to Twitter to make an announcement: he is soon going to send his own Tesla to Mars! Because why not. Musk indicated that SpaceX’s first Falcon Heavy launch – which was supposed to happen in November – was rescheduled for January 2018. On its website, SpaceX describes its Falcon Heavy as “the most powerful operational rocket in the world,” capable of lifting into orbit over 54..
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Samsung Dissing Apple, Uber Flying Cars, SpaceX Explosion: Top 5 News of the Week

November 10, 2017
This week has been rich in exciting news: Samsung dissed Apple, Uber teamed with NASA on the Flying Car Project, SpaceX’s Falcon 9 exploded, Facebook is going after revenge porn, and Apple fixed its autocorrect issue. Samsung’s new ad If you haven’t seen this yet, stop whatever you are doing right now and watch the video below! Samsung released last Sunday its new ad entitled “Samsung Galaxy: Growing Up”. Of course, the Korean company did not miss the chance to express all its love for Apple. The..
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Elon Musk Presents SpaceX Spaceship To Go To Mars

September 26, 2017
Unless you have been living under a rock these last few years, you know that Elon Musk’s most cherished dream – or at least one of them – is to go to Mars. As the CEO of SpaceX, it does not seem to be too difficult for him to come up with a solid plan. And he did. Yesterday, on his Instagram page, he presented a rocket and a spaceship that could soon send people to the red planet. Just last month, Elon Musk revealed..
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Sierra Circuits Sponsored and Met UW Hyperloop at SpaceX

September 1, 2017
Last Sunday, Sierra Circuits finally got to meet the University of Washington Hyperloop team, UW Hyperloop, after making a 6-hour drive from the Silicon Valley to SpaceX’s headquarters in Hawthorne for the Pod Competition Weekend II. As a UW team sponsor and PCB provider, we wouldn’t miss it for anything! UW Hyperloop won the Subsystem Safety Technical Excellence Award during the design phase of the first competition for their magnetic levitation pod, which was designed to reach 100 mph. However, they could not race their..
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Elon Musk Proud of Hyperloop Pod Competition II

August 28, 2017
In January, SpaceX held its very first Hyperloop Pod Competition in its headquarters in Hawthorne, California. Last weekend, Elon Musk welcomed more than twenty returning and new teams of students from all across the world for a second round. Unlike Competition I where several categories were rewarded, this time the single criterion was speed. The entrance of the Hyperloop tube. Similar to Weekend I, three teams were allowed to race their pods in the 0.75 mile long Hyperloop tube. On Saturday, the students presented their..
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