New SpaceX Raptor engine beats the chamber pressure of Russia's RD-180 engine, according to Elon Musk

2019 has been shaping up to be an interesting year for SpaceX and its founder, Elon Musk. After completing work on the miniaturized version of the Starship (Starship Alpha or "Starship hopper") over the holidays, SpaceX moved ahead with the test-firing of its new Raptor engine in late January/early February. In accordance with Musk's vision, these engines will give the Starship the necessary thrust to reach the Moon and Mars.

New SpaceX Raptor engine beats the chamber pressure of Russia's RD-180 engine, according to Elon Musk

2019 has been shaping up to be an interesting year for SpaceX and its founder, Elon Musk. After completing work on the miniaturized version of the Starship (Starship Alpha or "Starship hopper") ...

Tue 12 Feb 19 from Phys.org

Elon Musk says a trip to Mars could cost less than $100G

Future flights to Mars will certainly be expensive.

Tue 12 Feb 19 from FOXNews

Musk Says Tickets to Mars Could Cost Just $500,000

Musk cautions that his ballpark estimate is highly dependent on volume, though. The post Musk Says Tickets to Mars Could Cost Just $500,000 appeared first on ExtremeTech.

Tue 12 Feb 19 from Extremetech

Elon Musk ‘Confident’ SpaceX Ticket to Mars Will Cost Less than $500K

As the U.S. housing market slows and global population grows, an intergalactic move sounds more and more enticing. And, if you start saving now, you just might be able to afford a trip […] The ...

Tue 12 Feb 19 from Geek.com

SpaceX's Raptor Engine Hits Power Level for Starship Launches, Elon Musk Says

A test fire of SpaceX's newest engine reached the power level necessary for the company's next round of rocket designs, CEO Elon Musk said on Twitter.

Mon 11 Feb 19 from SPACE.com

Elon Musk expects SpaceX ticket to Mars will cost $500,000 - CNET

But the return ticket is free.

Mon 11 Feb 19 from CNET Cutting Edge

Elon Musk is flirting with Mars on Twitter and it's weird - CNET

Mars is sending hot pics to the SpaceX founder.

Sat 9 Feb 19 from CNET Cutting Edge

Sell your home and move to Mars, says Musk

Responding to queries on Twitter, Elon Musk painted a surprisingly low-cost future of space travel.

Tue 12 Feb 19 from Techradar

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