Tag: SpaceX

‘NASA rules,’ Elon Musk says as SpaceX wins $2.9 billion moon lander contract

By Raphael Satter Hyunjoo Jin, and Munsif Vengattil NASA awarded billionaire entrepreneur Elon Musk’s space company SpaceX a $2.9 billion contract to build a spacecraft to bring astronauts to the moon as early as 2024, the agency said on Friday, picking it over Jeff Bezos’ Blue Origin and defense contractor Dynetics Inc. Bezos and Musk […]

Elon Musk overtakes Bill Gates to grab world’s second-richest ranking

NEW DELHI: Elon Musk’s year of dizzying ascents hit a new apex Monday as the Tesla Inc. co-founder passed Bill Gates to become the world’s second-richest person. The 49-year-old entrepreneur’s net worth soared $7.2 billion to $127.9 billion, driven by yet another surge in Tesla’s share price. Musk has added $100.3 billion to his net […]

India’s Techbooze ready to facilitate $950 billion investment fund

NEW DELHI: Leading service-based enterprise Techbooze Consultancy Services on Friday announced the availability of liquid fund worth $950 billion from its pool of over 421 global investors, backed by the likes of Space Capital, the capital fund behind SpaceX, among others. The current funding will be infusing new life to the startup ecosystem, said Techbooze. […]

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