Russians take a spacewalk, Elon Musk meets the Colbert Nation, touring Titan’s Lake District, Mars News, ZombieSat attacks, and KSC turtle rescue.
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Tesla Motors files for $178 million public offering
Electric car maker Tesla Motors Inc. filed documents Tuesday for an initial public offering of stock that could net nearly $180 million.
In addition, Tesla plans to sell $50 million of its stock to Toyota Motor Corp. immediately following the IPO. Tesla recently agreed to buy Toyota’s Fremont, Calif. manufacturing facility for $42 million, while receiving an investment from the Japanese auto maker as part of a broader partnership.
Adding Rocket Man to His RÃ©sumÃ©
The New York Times
The coming debate over the future of the American space program will, in no small part, revolve around this question: Should the United States hire Elon Musk, at a cost of a few billion dollars, to run a taxi service for American astronauts?
This video is about a year old but I think is still very interesting.