SpaceX Builds Rocket Recovery Robot Named 'Optimus Prime'

Energy | Andrew Follett
AYUTTAYA,THAILAND - AUGUST 09, 2015 : The Replica of Optimus Prime robot made from iron part of a Car display at Thung Bua Chom floating market (Shutterstock/Wasan Ritthawon)

It is stationed on a drone barge

SpaceX And NASA Find 'Landing Site' For 2020 Mars Mission

Energy | Andrew Follett
SpaceX CEO Elon Musk speaks after unveiling the Dragon V2 spacecraft in Hawthorne, California May 29, 2014. Space Exploration Technologies announced April 27, 2016, it will send uncrewed Dragon spacecraft to Mars as early as 2018, a first step in company founder Elon Musk's goal to fly people to another planet. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni/File Photo

Where’s the best spot to land on The Red Planet?

Elon Musk Isn't Happy With Trump's Plan To Send NASA To Mars

Energy | Andrew Follett
FILE PHOTO: U.S. President-elect Donald Trump speaks at his election night rally in Manhattan, New York, U.S., November 9, 2016. (REUTERS/Carlo Allegri/File Photo)

‘If Trump wants to make America’s space program great again, he needs to do it while he is at the wheel’

Trump Is Sending NASA To Mars In 16 Years

Energy | Andrew Follett
An artist's depiction of a team of astronauts performing work on a space station while orbiting above the surface of Mars. Elements of this image furnished by NASA. (Shutterstock/Marc Ward)

Time to make Mars great again

Elon Musk Scrounges Up More Money To Produce Model 3

Business | Chris White
A man looks around Tesla Motors' Model S P85 at its showroom in Beijing January 29, 2014. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon/File Photo

Elon Musk … also promised to purchase $25 million of the stock

Here's Why Elon Musk Can't Save Australia's Energy Woes

Energy | Chris White
Happy working solar station raising his hands with tablet computer on a background of photovoltaic panels. Science solar energy.(Copyright: Schuttershock Kuznetcov_Konstantin)

Dependence on renewable energy is resulting in blackouts

Elon Musk And Jeff Bezos Battle For Dominance In Space

Energy | Andrew Follett
Group of Rockets go up to the moon and stars of dollar sign with business startup concept. (Shutterstock/Vectortone)

Blue Origin had more consistent gains and fewer losses than SpaceX

Buzz Aldrin Is Talking To Trump Team About How To Return US To Space

Energy | Andrew Follett
Astronaut Edwin E. Aldrin Jr., lunar module pilot, descends the steps of the Lunar Module (LM) ladder as he prepares to walk on the moon during the Apollo 11 mission in this July 20, 1969 NASA handout photo. The photograph is one of more than 12,000 from NASA's archives recently aggregated on the Project Apollo Archive Flickr account. REUTERS/NASA/Handout via Reuters

‘Fun to host a true American explorer’

Elon Musk Makes Another Nearly Impossible-To-Keep Promise

Business | Chris White
Tesla Chief Executive, Elon Musk enters the lobby of Trump Tower in Manhattan, New York, U.S., January 6, 2017. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton

history indicates Australia should hedge its bets on Musk’s promise

Elon Musk Joins Trump To Hatch Infrastructure Spending Plan

Business | Chris White
Tesla CEO Elon Musk (R) sits beside Senior Counselor to the President Steve Bannon (L) as U.S. President Donald Trump hosts a strategy and policy forum with chief executives of major U.S. companies at the White House in Washington February 3, 2017. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque

Musk attending with several tech and business leaders

Take A Look At The New Rocket From Jeff Bezos' Space Company

Energy | Andrew Follett
Rocket Space Ship . Mixed media (Shutterstock/Sergey Nivens)

Blue Origin is already opening up ‘early access’

Official Calls For Audit Of Sweet Tax Deal Bringing Tesla Gigafactory To Nevada

Business | Chris White

‘The audit should examine all document, confidential or not’

Elon Musk Pushes Mars Mission Back 2 Years To Focus On Moon

Energy | Andrew Follett
An artist's depiction of a team of astronauts performing work on a space station while orbiting above the surface of Mars. Elements of this image furnished by NASA. (Shutterstock/Marc Ward)

Delayed from 2018 to 2020

Musk Promises Tesla Employees Frozen Yogurt If Model 3 Produced On Time

Business | Chris White
Tesla Chief Executive, Elon Musk enters the lobby of Trump Tower in Manhattan, New York, U.S., January 6, 2017. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton

‘It’s going to get crazy good’

Musk's Tesla Accused Of Ignoring 'Pervasive Harassment' At Workplace

Business | Chris White
The logo of U.S. car manufacturer Tesla is seen in Zurich, Switzerland July 14, 2016. REUTERS/Arnd Wiegmann/File Photo

‘unwelcome and pervasive harassment by men on the factory floor’

Analysts Say SolarCity And Model 3 Are Driving Down Tesla's Stock

Business | Chris White
Tesla CEO Elon Musk (R) sits beside Senior Counselor to the President Steve Bannon (L) as U.S. President Donald Trump hosts a strategy and policy forum with chief executives of major U.S. companies at the White House in Washington February 3, 2017. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque

‘our concerns are more near-term oriented with … an unproven solar business’

SpaceX Flying Two Tourists Around The Moon Next Year

Energy | Andrew Follett
Touristic space shuttle. Elements of this image furnished by NASA. (Shutterstock/Tatiana Shepeleva)

‘They have already paid a significant deposit’

Computer Glitch Prevents SpaceX From Docking At Space Station

Energy | Andrew Follett
A depiction of the Space Shuttle docked at the International Space Station orbiting Earth. - Elements of this image furnished by NASA (Shutterstock/Marc Ward)

Somebody’s getting fired

Wall Street Is Not Impressed With Tesla's Incredibly Weird Business Model

Business | Chris White
The logo of U.S. car manufacturer Tesla is seen in Zurich, Switzerland July 14, 2016. REUTERS/Arnd Wiegmann/File Photo

‘We continue to believe SCTY is an unneeded distraction’