"This is gonna sound insane, but ..." He started the series of tweets with the acknowledgment that "This is gonna sound insane", and then said, "SpaceX will try to bring rocket upper stage back from orbital velocity using a giant party balloon".
The planned liftoff of a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket carrying NASA's Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite, or TESS, remains scheduled for 6:32 p.m. EDT Monday from Space Launch Complex 40 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station.
Previously SpaceX has only been able to recover the first stage of its Falcon 9 rocket which contains the engine that provides the initial thrust needed to lift the rocket. On board is NASA's Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS), created to find exoplanets.
In the past year, SpaceX launched the world's most powerful rocket, launched history's first rapidly reusable orbital rocket, and doubled in value since 2015.
2 April space, the company performed a successful launch of the Falcon 9 rocket with the spacecraft Dragon, who managed to deliver to the ISS the 2.6 MT of cargo.
The company has also reused two of its uncrewed Dragon cargo ships to deliver NASA cargo to the International Space Station (one of them is in orbit right now) and is actively trying to capture the payload fairings - or nose cones - that shroud and protect satellites and other payloads during launch.
Musk tweeted Sunday about his plans for the upcoming landing.
American Century Companies Inc. acquired a new stake in Freeport-McMoRan in the 3rd quarter worth approximately $498,000. According to the Analysts, the Low Estimate Earnings of the current Quarter is $0.38 whereas, High Estimate is $0.65.
Deploying the armed forces is a prerogative power, meaning the prime minister can launch action without backing from MPs. Both Syria and Russian Federation have denied all responsibility for the alleged chemical attacks.
Foster gives an ominous one-liner explaining the hush-hush policy: "This hospital was built on two things: trust, and rules". Such is the tagline for the new Jodie Foster thriller , and now you can check out the Hotel Artemis trailer here.
Shifting the focus to some earnings data, we have noted that the current quarter EPS consensus estimate for Delta Air Lines, Inc . In Play Stocks are volatile enough to produce good risk and reward trading opportunities for both bull and bear traders intraday.
Mark Doyle writes: "Indeed, they may not be the best side in Premier League history, but they are arguably the most attractive ". It was always a matter of when rather than if City would be champions after they led the way for most of the season.
Williams Capital Group maintained RSP Permian, Inc . (NYSE: RSPP ), we note that the consensus target price is resting at $51.76. Millennium Management LLC boosted its holdings in RSP Permian by 97.9% in the fourth quarter. (NYSE: RSPP ) for 330,242 shares.
In other news, insider Alexander Dimitrief bought 2,689 shares of the business's stock in a transaction on Monday, January 29th. On Tuesday, February 20 the stock of Portland General Electric Company (NYSE:POR) earned "Neutral" rating by Bank of America.
Romaine lettuce to blame for E. coli outbreak in 11 states
The farms in the Yuma, Arizona region supplies romaine lettuce to the country during March through November of each year. As of April 12, 2018, 35 people infected with the outbreak strain of E. coli O157:H7 have been reported from 11 states.
Ousmane Dembele rules out Barcelona departure
A win would take the league leaders 14 points clear of second-place Atletico Madrid, who play on Real Sociedad away on Thursday. A serious hamstring injury within his first few matches has restricted the Frenchman's chances of impressing this season.
Economy Watch: Retail Sales See Healthy Uptick in March
Retail sales were up 0.6 percent for March - more than expected and a figure considered significant by most analysts. Sales at furniture stores climbed 0.7 percent while those at electronics and appliance stores increased 0.5 percent.
Average gas prices are 30 cents more than past year
But that's 26 cents higher than previous year and would be the highest average summer price in the US since 2014. Nationally, the price of unleaded gas as of Monday morning was $2.71 a gallon, according to AAA .
Suspect in Fatal Binghamton University Stabbing At Large
Those in need of counseling can contact the University Counseling Center or the Dean of Students Office, 607-777-2804. Several people have been interviewed overnight by investigators from multiple agencies, university officials said.
Emergency crews respond to plane crash near Crozet
Editor's Note: This is a developing story , we are working to get more information and will bring you updates here on NBC29.com. The Federal Aviation Administration and the National Transportation Safety Board were notified of the crash, police said.