Tesla Mini Cybertruck for EU, ORCs found in Space, SpaceX Starship Hops – Ep 96

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Joe, Tim, and Ben talk about Demo-2 Mission Splashdown, Starship hopping, and a smaller Cybertruck for the EU market.

Read more from the articles we referenced:

Smaller Cybertruck for EU – https://electrek.co/2020/08/04/tesla-smaller-cybertruck-europe-elon-musk/

EV West Speed Record – https://cleantechnica.com/2020/08/04/ev-west-aims-for-speed-record-with-tesla-powered-lakester/

Mysterious Circular Objects in the sky – https://www.livescience.com/circular-radio-objects-space.html?utm_source=notification&fbclid=IwAR2Nz4iJnp7v1QyFLIQjmmz2rMVOoPJZy89ZJboqZYx7pNSodoKS_14fY_4

Bob and Doug Come home from DM-2 – https://twitter.com/SpaceX/status/1289674029624745984?s=20

SN-5 hops! – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ugVZ41USN_0&t=104s

Rocket Lab is back and better than ever! – https://twitter.com/RocketLab/status/1291182725437616128?s=20

Bigger fairing – https://www.rocketlabusa.com/assets/Uploads/Rocket-Lab-Launch-Payload-Users-Guide-6.5.pdf

Virgin Orbit wraps up their investigation – https://virginorbit.com/wrapping-up-our-first-launch-demo-and-looking-ahead-to-launch-demo-2/

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Mars Perseverance Launches, Tesla 20% Battery Increase, Virgin Galactic Reveal – Ep 95

Joe, Tim, and Ben talk about the Mars mission Perseverance launch, Tesla’s announced 20% energy density increase, and Virgin Galactic’s interior reveal.

Read more from the articles we referenced:

20% Increase in battery capacity – https://electrek.co/2020/07/30/tesla-batteries-energy-density-increase-panasonic/

Hummer details and photos – https://electrek.co/2020/07/29/gmc-hummer-electric-pickup-new-pictures-features/

Perseverance launches to Mars – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jcd7ePJ6nf8

SN-5 Scrubs again and again and again and again – https://youtu.be/gNlS-mgyJAE

DM-2 will return home this weekend – https://twitter.com/NASA/status/1288567576210145288?s=20

Virgin Galactic cabin reveal – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LC286Dnq4M4

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Neuralink will stream music to your brain, Tesla takes of Texas, and the Summer of Mars – Ep 94

Joe, Tim, and Ben talk about Elons promises for Neuralink, Tesla’s expansion to Texas and beyond, and a slew of recent Mars launches.

Read more from the articles we referenced:

Vulcan Heavy?!?! – https://twitter.com/Erdayastronaut/status/1286124364920950785?s=20

SpaceX Re-using Dragon Capsule – https://twitter.com/jeff_foust/status/1286312153193029633

Austin Gigafactory Photos – https://www.theverge.com/2020/7/22/21334860/tesla-cybertruck-factory-austin-texas-location-model-y

UAE launches their first Mars Probe – https://everydayastronaut.com/al-amal-emirates-mars-mission-prelaunch-preview/

Tianwen-1 Launch to Mars – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S88DiWoIy7M

Tianwen 1 | Long March 5 | Prelaunch Preview

Tesla Q2 Results – https://ir.tesla.com/static-files/f41f4254-f1cc-4929-a0b6-6623b00475a6

SpaceX Anasis-II launch – https://twitter.com/SpaceX/status/1285326250806964225?s=20


(Double Catch Fairing) https://twitter.com/SpaceX/status/1285632260721573890?s=20

Music in your brain – https://futurism.com/the-byte/elon-musk-neuralink-stream-music-brians

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SpaceX Starlink Hardware Leak, Tesla S/X Get V3 Charging, and Sequencing the X-Chromosome – Ep 93

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Joe, Tim, and Ben talk about news on Starlink internet, Model S+X getting V3 charging, and the scientific breakthrough in chromosome sequencing!

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Starlink Terminal Leaked – https://twitter.com/flcnhvy/status/1283140198621224975?s=21

S/X get 250kW charging – https://www.teslarati.com/tesla-model-s-x-250kw-v3-supercharging/

Twitter Hack – https://www.theverge.com/2020/7/15/21326200/elon-musk-bill-gates-twitter-hack-bitcoin-scam-compromised

Model 3 Depreciation (nonsense) – https://www.teslarati.com/tesla-model-3-does-not-depreciate-study/

Giga Berlin Render – https://cleantechnica.com/2020/07/15/elon-musk-shares-pic-fun-notes-on-tesla-giga-berlin/

A minotaur IV launches for NROL-129 – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RR2Nub7RS_o
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Minotaur_IV

Solar orbiter images / update – https://youtu.be/WyrgJfPo4dg
https://www.nasa.gov/feature/goddard/2020/solar-orbiter-returns-first-data-snaps-closest-pictures-of-the-sun

Why Don’t They Just Reconfigure Starship – https://twitter.com/eddy85br/status/1282346917310201857?s=20

Scientists Sequence X-Chromosome – https://phys.org/news/2020-07-scientists-human-chromosome.html?fbclid=IwAR2LOvNJhjnRJAOOyGeMl_2FW8cK4T35tdw5RoSrfInfgrGaNZbO_iG5V48

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Rocket Lab’s Unlucky 13th Launch, Green Moon Goo Explained, Lucid’s plan to take over USA – Ep 92

Joe, Tim, and Ben talk about Rocket Lab’s failed Electron Launch, The no-longer mysterious green Moon goo, and Lucid’s plan to develop a sales and service network in the US.

Read more from the articles we referenced:

Elon Says FSD is close – https://electrek.co/2020/07/09/tesla-tsla-elon-musk-level-5-autonomy-complete/

Lucid Service Network – https://www.greencarreports.com/news/1128777_lucid-nationwide-service-air-electric-car-20-stores-open-by-late-2021

Canoo Electric Van – https://www.greencarreports.com/news/1128759_jay-leno-drives-canoo-s-subscription-only-electric-van

Green Moon Goo Explained – https://www.cnet.com/news/weird-green-gel-like-substance-found-on-the-moon-finally-identified/

Shrimpy Energy Storage – https://cleantechnica.com/2020/07/08/tiny-little-shrimp-could-spark-huge-energy-storage-breakthrough/

Rocket Lab has their first operational failure – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5ZcZoDFYjXc
https://www.rocketlabusa.com/news/updates/rocket-lab-mission-fails-to-reach-orbit/
(Scott’s video) – https://youtu.be/ayYgPdk0VVc?t=330

High Bay getting built quick! – https://twitter.com/BocaChicaGal/status/1280861327955804161?s=20

Isreal launches a rocket backwards – https://spaceflightnow.com/2020/07/06/israel-successfully-places-surveillance-satellite-into-orbit/

Liquid Batteries – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CSawQl8Lf1Y

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Tesla Crushes Q2, NASA SLS Explodes, Spooky Quantum Movements – Ep 91

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Joe, Tim, and Ben talk about Tesla’s production numbers, SLS progress, and creepy quantum popcorn

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Nikola takes Pre-Orders for Electric Pickup- https://www.caranddriver.com/news/a33001530/nikola-badger-deposits-electric-pickup/

Tesla Q2 Deliveries Win – https://ir.tesla.com/news-releases/news-release-details/tesla-q2-2020-vehicle-production-deliveries

Spooky Quantum Effects – https://www.independent.co.uk/life-style/gadgets-and-tech/news/quantum-human-scale-ligo-mit-nature-a9596056.html

LIGO Interferometer – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fxExuoEZV1k

Blue Origin Delivers the first BE4 for ULA’s Vulcan – https://twitter.com/ulalaunch/status/1278381463168184321?s=20

Bob Behnken and Chris Cassidy do an EVA to replace batteries – https://spaceflightnow.com/2020/07/01/iss-eva-66/

SLS updates – https://twitter.com/NASA_SLS/status/1276288677992431616
https://www.nasa.gov/exploration/systems/sls/nasa-checks-out-sls-core-stage-avionics-for-artemis-I-mission.html

SpaceX Starship SN5 passes cryo-test –

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NASA Goes Sub-Ortibal, Black Hole Energy Experiments, and Tesla S/X Get V3 Charging – Ep 90

Joe, Tim, and Ben talk about NASA’s suborbital flights, black hole energy experiments, and Tesla Model S and X possibly getting V3 Charging capability

Read more from the articles we referenced:

Model S/X V3 Charging? – https://electrek.co/2019/03/18/tesla-model-s-x-charge-rate-reverting/
SN-5 Rolls out – https://twitter.com/elonmusk/status/1276058326954938368
SN7 Test till Failure – https://twitter.com/NASASpaceflight/status/1275468471728590850?s=20
SN5 rolls out – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AqrFVFQ5UK4&feature=youtu.be
NASA HQ gets Renamed – https://www.nasa.gov/press-release/nasa-names-headquarters-after-hidden-figure-mary-w-jackson
NASA Flies Suborbital – https://www.nasa.gov/feature/nasa-developing-a-plan-to-fly-personnel-on-suborbital-spacecraft
Boring Company Las Vegas Loop – https://www.reddit.com/r/BoringCompany/comments/hfdqi6/lvcva_loop_stations_detailed_plans/?utm_source=share&utm_medium=ios_app&utm_name=iossmf
Black Hole Energy – https://phys.org/news/2020-06-year-old-theory-alien-civilization-exploit.amp
Tesla Whopper Stop – https://electrek.co/2020/06/25/tesla-autopilot-confuses-burger-king-stop-signs-ad-campaign/
R1T is Bad Ass – https://electrek.co/2020/06/25/rivian-r1t-electric-pickup-stress-tested-desert-video/
Why Don’t They Just make space-only Starships – https://twitter.com/JochenHormes/status/1274697895850237955

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CRISPR Starts Treating People, Tesla Exceeds 400mi Range, and SpaceX Starship Sea Launches – Ep 89

Joe, Tim, and Ben talk about 3 successful treatments by CRISPR, Tesla’s Model S increased range and decreased pricing, and possible sea launches for Starship

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CRISPR News – https://www.newscientist.com/article/2246020-three-people-with-inherited-diseases-successfully-treated-with-crispr/

Model S 400mi and Price Drop https://www.tesla.com/blog/model-s-long-range-plus-building-first-400-mile-electric-vehicle

Model S Pricing – https://www.tesla.com/models/design#battery

Starship SN-7 gets tested – https://twitter.com/elonmusk/status/1272651781630095360?s=20

Floating launch pad for Starship – https://twitter.com/elonmusk/status/1272972228326379520?s=20

SN5 and SN6 are in the high bay at BC – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LjDYKdrpLqs

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NASA DM2 Mission Updates, Tesla Semi v Nikola Badger, New Exotic Matter on ISS – Ep 88

Joe, Tim, and Ben talk about the status of the Demo-2 mission astronauts, another electric pickup truck, and quantum matter on the ISS

Read more from the articles we referenced:
5th State of Matter – https://www.newscientist.com/article/mg24632862-300-exotic-fifth-state-of-matter-made-on-the-international-space-station/

Hot Atoms – https://www.livescience.com/physicists-entangle-15-trillion-hot-atoms.html

Tennessee Fireball – https://www.livescience.com/meteor-fireball-video-tennessee-june-2020.html

Tesla Semi Coming Soon – https://www.engadget.com/tesla-semi-elon-musk-volume-production-153933911.html

Nikola Badger – https://www.caranddriver.com/news/a32803267/nikola-fuel-cell-badger-pickup-preorders-announced/

Nikola Semi – https://nikolamotor.com/motor

Elon talks about why CH4 is better than Hydrogen – https://twitter.com/elonmusk/status/1270775787969368064?s=20

SpaceX shares gorgeous fairing footage – https://twitter.com/SpaceX/status/1270466922459459590?s=20

NASA + Private Space Companies – https://twitter.com/JimBridenstine/status/1270055378613612545

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Tesla Giga Berlin Progress, NASA + SpaceX Making Headlines, Quantum Computer Breakthrough – Ep 87

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Joe, Tim, and Ben talk about the progress on Tesla Gigafactory Berlin, NASA Demo-2 Mission, SpaceX Starship SN4 Exploding, and a Major Breakthrough in Quantum Computing
Read more from the articles we referenced:

Updates on how Starlink won’t ruin the night sky – https://www.spacex.com/updates/starlink-update-04-28-2020/

Hot Qubits – https://singularityhub.com/2020/04/20/new-hot-qubits-let-quantum-computers-run-15x-warmer-than-before/

Starlink launches and lands 5 times – https://twitter.com/SpaceX/status/1268355982221914112?s=20

We see how Starlink deploys! https://twitter.com/Erdayastronaut/status/1268357746455457792?s=20

Starship SN4 blows up – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vIh4aLX3cZQ

Tesla China Model Y – https://electrek.co/2020/06/04/tesla-model-y-configurator-china-orders/

Giga Berlin – https://electrek.co/2020/06/01/tesla-breaks-ground-foundation-gigafactory-berlin-machinery/

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