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Tesla Unveils Battery To ‘Transform Energy Infrastructure’

The Tesla Powerwall can store power from solar panels, from the electricity grid at night when it is typically cheaper, and provide a secure backup in the case of a power outage.

May 1, 2015

NASA To Make Announcement On U.S. Human Spaceflights

Washington (AFP) — The company — or companies — that will build America’s next space taxi to carry astronauts to low Earth orbit and back is to be revealed Tuesday. NASA, which has been unable to send astronauts to space since the retirement of the shuttle in 2011, said the announcement would be made at […]

September 16, 2014

Tesla Chief Says Self-driving Cars Just Around Corner

Tokyo (AFP) — U.S. electric car maker Tesla is developing technology that could see vehicles run on “full auto pilot” in as little as five or six years, according to its chief executive Elon Musk. The colorful entrepreneur said his firm was stepping on the accelerator in the race against rivals such as Google and […]

September 9, 2014

Court Blocks U.S. Plan To Buy Russian Rocket Engines

Washington (AFP) – A U.S. court has blocked a joint venture of Lockheed Martin and Boeing from buying Russian-made rocket engines, after private rocket operator SpaceX filed a lawsuit protesting the contract. The preliminary injunction against the deal between the U.S. Air Force and United Launch Systems was issued late Wednesday by Judge Susan Braden […]

May 1, 2014