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Elon Musk Is TIME’s Person Of The Year: 10 Tweets Of SpaceX Owner That Went Viral In 2021

Dec 15, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

Elon Musk became TIME's Person of the Year 2021. Here's a look at Musk's most viral tweets (so far) for this year.

SpaceX Launches Four Astronauts To ISS, Including 600th Person To Reach Space

Nov 11, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

Just two days after SpaceX brought four other astronauts home from the International Space Station, it has launched 4 more astronauts into space.

Earth-Bound SpaceX Crew Stuck With Diapers After Toilet Breaks Down In Return Capsule

With a SpaceX crew set for return to Earth in the capsule with the defunct toilet, a NASA astronaut described the situation on Friday as 'suboptimal' but manageable.

SpaceX Launches Ants, Avocados, Robot to Space Station

Aug 29, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

The Dragon is carrying more than 4,800 pounds (2,170 kilogrammes) of supplies and experiments, and fresh food including avocados, lemons and even ice cream for the space station's seven astronauts.

Blue Origin's Jeff Bezos Reaches Space On First Passenger Flight

The Amazon founder was accompanied by a hand-picked group: his brother, an 18-year-old from the Netherlands and an 82-year-old aviation pioneer from Texas — the youngest and oldest to ever fly in space.

04 March, 2021

SpaceX Starship Lands Upright, Then Explodes In Latest Test

Associated Press (AP)

The failure occurred just minutes after SpaceX declared success. Two previous test flights crash-landed in fireballs.

10 December, 2020

SpaceX Starship Explodes During Landing After Test Launch

Outlook Web Bureau

SpaceX’s owner, Elon Musk, tweets, “Mars, here we come!!” after the Starship rocket exploded.

17 November, 2020

SpaceX Capsule With Four Astronauts Reaches Space Station

Associated Press (AP)

This is the second astronaut mission for SpaceX

16 November, 2020

Nasa, SpaceX Send Astronauts To International Space Station Aboard Falcon 9

Outlook Web Bureau

In a bid to highlight the challenges the year 2020 has faced, the crew has been named the capsule Resilience

28 May, 2020

NASA, SpaceX Postpone Historic Astronauts Launch Due To 'Weather Condition'


The crewed mission will be the first time since 2011 that American astronauts launch on an American rocket from American soil to the International Space Station.

08 June, 2019

NASA To Open International Space Station To Tourists From 2020

Outlook Web Bureau

The missions will be for stays of up to 30 days. As many as a dozen private astronauts could visit the ISS per year, NASA said.


12 April, 2019

Israel's Spacecraft Crashes Moments Before Landing On Moon

Outlook Web Bureau

The Israeli spacecraft lost communication with ground control late on Thursday as it was making its final descent to the moon. Moments later, the mission was declared a failure.

09 March, 2019

Tesla Investors Sue Elon Musk For His Repeated 'Misstatements' On Twitter

Outlook Web Bureau

A group of institutional investors in Tesla has sued CEO Elon Musk, alleging that his repeated 'misstatements on Twitter' continue to harm the company and its shareholders.

12 January, 2019

SpaceX To Lay Off 10% Of Workforce Due To 'Difficult Challenges'

Outlook Web Bureau

SpaceX would lay off 10 per cent of its roughly 6,000-person workforce as the US-based private spaceflight company attempts to get two expensive projects off the ground.

20 December, 2018

Elon Musk Unveils High-Speed Underground Tunnel Prototype

Outlook Web Bureau

Elon Musk's vision is to develop a tunnel system that can be expanded and improved like an underground three-dimensional freeway system.

20 November, 2018

Elon Musk Renames SpaceX's BFR Rocket To Starship

Outlook Web Bureau

The Starship is designed to service all Earth orbit needs as well as the Moon and Mars.

18 September, 2018

SpaceX Will Send Japanese Billionaire To Moon

Outlook Web Bureau

Maezawa, 42, will be the first lunar traveller since the last US Apollo mission in 1972.


29 September, 2017

SpaceX's Elon Musk Unveils Plan To Reach Mars By 2022

Outlook Web Bureau

He also proposed the usage of rockets to carry people between Earth's major cities in under half-an-hour.

Photo Gallery

A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

PTI Photo

Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

PTI Photo

A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

PTI Photo

Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

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