What’s up, Elon Musk: Boring Company in Chicago, SpaceX plans for 2018 and More

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Elon Musk regularly pleases his Instagram and Twitter followers with cool news and great updates. Nexter sums up what has happened during the week Nov.25-Dec.01.  

Boring Company goes to Chicago now

Elon Musk’s Boring Company to link downtown Chicago with O’Hare Airport. Musk tweeted that his company will “compete to fund, build & operate a high-speed Loop connecting Chicago O’Hare Airport to downtown” after the Chicago Sun-Times reported that the city is looking for funds that will help to cut travel time between downtown and the city’s largest airport.

SpaceX got additional $100 million

Elon Musk’s SpaceX raised an additional $100 million in funding by selling shares. SpaceX’s funding round in July had valued the rocket maker at about $21 billion, according to news reports.

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Source: CNBC.com

Up to 40 launches per year in 2018

Musk SpaceX plans to accelerate its launch pace in 2018 by perhaps 10 or more missions, according to company’s CEO Gwynne Shotwell.

“We will increase our cadence next year about 50 percent,” Gwynne Shotwell, SpaceX president, and CEO, told SpaceNews in an interview last week. “We’ll fly more next year than this year, knock on wood, and I think we will probably level out at about that rate, 30 to 40 per year.”

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Source: northwestern.edu

Model X

Recently Elon has published a on its Instagram account saying: “Model X races a gasoline sports car while towing a sports car”. Seems impressive.

Model X races a gasoline sports car while towing a sports car

Допис, поширений Elon Musk (@elonmusk)

People want it

Another survey, another reason to be proud for Musk. A survey of 2,349 tech professionals by recruitment website Hired showed SpaceX led a list of tech companies people most want to work for.

Falcon Heavy Delayed Again

It was reported, that the launch of SpaceX’s Falcon Heavy rocket is now set for early 2018. SpaceX didn’t specify the date, which was previously expected to take place between December 20 and 31. Falcon Heavy mission is to carry two passengers on a week-long trip around the Moon by the end of 2018, in a groundbreaking commercial expedition.

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