Complete list of all Falcon 9 and Falcon Heavy static fires SpaceX has conducted or skipped. List contains booster numbers, videos, photos and notes. Also included is information about whether the payload was attached during the firing or not.
Third episode of a new series highlighting interesting moments captured by Tesla FSD Beta testers. In this installment, we look at the V10 software update which was hyped by Elon Musk as “mind-blowing”. And while it’s true it improved in some areas and fixed several long standing issues, it’s also been making pretty dangerous mistakes.
Second episode of a new series highlighting interesting moments captured by Tesla FSD Beta testers. In this installment, we show several clips involving cyclists and pedestrians in the road. Autopilot usually has no problem going around them but sometimes the scenario can be pretty complex. Check out the video to see how the software handles these interesting situations.
First episode of a new series highlighting interesting moments captured by Tesla FSD Beta testers. In this installment, I show several examples of big mistakes that FSD Beta in the form of running red lights and stop signs. The video also talks about how Autopilot handles obscured signs and traffic lights or what happens when it encounters a stop sign that isn’t mapped.
In less than two weeks, the ground-breaking Inspiration4 mission is scheduled to launch a Crew Dragon spacecraft into orbit with four crew members, none of whom are professional astronauts. Crew Dragon for this mission is equipped with a glass cupola to give the crew the best possible view during their three-day stay in Earth orbit. What have we learned so far about the largest window to ever be flown to space?
FSD Beta software is a version of Tesla Autopilot designed to eventually be capable of driving autonomously in virtually any situation. It’s definitely not there yet, but it has improved a lot since its initial release. I made a video that compares clips from two drives on the exact same route, but taken 9 months apart. The difference is stark.
Just one month after the Starship SN9 test flight, its successor SN10 launched. This time, SpaceX got much closer to a complete success. SN10 was the first prototype to land in one piece, although it exploded a few minutes later. Elon Musk later explained why the landing was not successful.
Hans Koenigsmann is responsible for the reliability of rocket launches and safety of flight operations at SpaceX. He was born in Germany and was instrumental in the creation of Elon Musk’s company when he became one of the first employees. He did a little bit of everything at the beginning.