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Will Elon Musk’s BFR give Qantas its non-stop flights Sydney-London?

Will Elon Musk’s BFR give Qantas its non-stop flights Sydney-London?

Mars by spaceliner by 2022, Sydney or Melbourne non-stop to London in less than an hour. SpaceX reveals its new aspirations

On Moon Day 48 SpaceX says its first space passengers must ‘be brave’

On Moon Day 48 SpaceX says its first space passengers must ‘be brave’

To those readers who saw Apollo 11 fly to the moon and back, happy Moon Day 48

Farside of the Moon looks truly far out for two space tourists

Farside of the Moon looks truly far out for two space tourists

Is the farside of the moon a good place to use paying passengers as space flight test pilots?

Why SpaceX nailing a rocket barge landing should worry the NBN

Why SpaceX nailing a rocket barge landing should worry the NBN

SpaceX plans a global satellite based disruption of broadband networks and reusing launch rockets is part of its strategy.

SpaceX’s Falcon brings ‘disruptive’ technology down to Earth

SpaceX’s Falcon brings ‘disruptive’ technology down to Earth

Elon Musk is ‘disrupting’ more than the satellite launching game in making his SpaceX enterprise the second to have vertically landed a reusable liquid fuelled largish rocket after lift-off.

NBN satellite launch may not deliver what it promises

NBN satellite launch may not deliver what it promises

Commentary One of the most powerful forces in the world today, disruptive new technology, will destroy all of the hopes that rode into space this morning on the rocket that launched the first of two NBN National Broadband Network satellites toward geostationary orbits.

SpaceX, Tesla, and the death of the NBN and Big Coal

SpaceX, Tesla, and the death of the NBN and Big Coal

Opinion In some quarters, including the top levels of the Australian government and its opposition, the activities of American space and electric car entrepreneur Elon Musk would be seen as a deadly threat to the NBN and Big Coal.

Airbus says ‘bring back rocket engines, not whole boosters’

Airbus says ‘bring back rocket engines, not whole boosters’

In what could transform the commercial space launch business, Airbus is developing a system for recovering and reusing first stage rocket engines rather than the whole assembly.

Space Tourism looks beyond sub-orbital hops to moon flights

Space Tourism looks beyond sub-orbital hops to moon flights

Virgin Galactic's vision for space tourism was already under seige by those with even more ambitious plans, including Earth-Moon loops

Dragon corrects launch problem on third flight to ISS

Dragon corrects launch problem on third flight to ISS

The privately owned SpaceX rocket company passed an unexpected test today on its third supply mission to the International Space Station using the Falcon 9 launcher and reusable Dragon spacecraft.