Elon Musk: GK, General Studies and Current Affairs

SpaceX’s Mars test rocket makes first successful flight and upright landing

The Elon Musk-owned company, SpaceX has launched a prototype of its Mars rocketship hundreds of feet into the air and then landed it upright in a successful test flight. This lasted for 45 seconds and reached just 500 feet at the southeastern tip of Texas near Brownsville. This is the first successful flight by the ..

Two NASA Astronauts water-landed on the Earth

Two NASA astronauts made safe water-landing in the Gulf of Mexico and this is the first time such a thing has taken place since 1975 Mission by NASA. This was also the first astronaut trip to orbit by a private company and two astronauts dropped out in orbit. Details of the Landing Suspended under four ..

Amazon plans to invest $10 billion to build satellite infrastructure

The Federal Communications Commission declared that Amazon might build its ambitious satellite internet system that is going to compete with SpaceX’s Starlink network. Amazon has also announced that it is going to invest more than $10 billion for this purpose in the years to come. Highlights The project by the e-commerce giant, named as Kuiper, ..

Hyperloop

Hyperloop may be regarded as a terrestrial transportation system that is based on pod device. It has the capacity to carry passengers and freight at the speed of an airline through a vacuum tube. It was first developed by the technology billionaire Elon Musk. Hyperloops are also being created in India by a Bangalore-based startup ..

India’s first Hyperloop project to come up in Andhra Pradesh

India’s first Hyperloop project will come up in Andhra Pradesh, which will connect the city centres of Vijayawada and Amaravati. It will supposedly cover the distance of over 35 km only in five minutes. The Andhra Pradesh – Economic Development Board (AP-EDB) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Hyperloop Transportation Technologies (HTT) for ..