The photoset on Musk's Instagram account reminds everyone that test flights usually contain mass in the form of concrete or steel blocks to test load capacity. The payload will be an original Tesla Roadster, playing Space Oddity, on a billion year elliptic Mars orbit. The images show the Roadster sitting solidly on top of an aerospace fitting, surrounded by the two-piece payload fairing. SpaceX's current workhorse rocket, the Falcon 9, can lift about 50,000 pounds to low-Earth orbit. He wanted to do something more interesting, so the Falcon Heavy set to launch early next year, which is now at Cape Canaveral to undergo its final pre-launch tests, is being loaded up with a Tesla Roadster (original flavor, not the just-revealed updated edition). Thus, while the release of Tesla's Full Self-Driving feature appears to be delayed, the upcoming navigation overhaul for early 2018 might be the electric carmaker's way of paving the way for more advanced Autopilot features to follow.
But the SpaceX CEO isn't getting carried away with all the excitement surrounding the imminent Falcon Heavy launch, pointing out earlier this year that a lot "can go wrong" with the enormous rocket during its initial, highly complicated missions. And in 2010, he launched a wheel of cheese into orbit during the maiden voyage of Dragon, a spaceship built by SpaceX.
"Just bear in mind that there is a good chance this monster rocket blows up", Musk reportedly told Plait in an email, "so I wouldn't put anything of irreplaceable sentimental value on it".
But he predicted Kohanski, who already has two iTunes No.1 singles under her belt from " The Voice ", is set for a different path. After the nationwide vote, Kohanski won, giving Team Blake another win on the books.
St-Pierre came back last month, after four years of retirement, to stop Michael Bisping for the UFC middleweight title. There might be a better chance that McGregor's next fight is another boxing match, rather than an MMA fight.
It could become a credible medical device that could alert users to take preventative measures in heart health. On Thursday, Bloomberg reported that the Cupertino giant is now testing the use of Apple Watch as an EKG.
To a question Faisal said, " Pakistan is ready to permit media interaction with the wife and mother of Commander Jadhav". An official at the foreign ministry said Jadhav's mother and wife would be probably arriving this week for the meeting.
Hartsfield-Jackson, which serves 104 million passengers a year, is the world's busiest airport, according to the Associated Press. You will need to check the airport's website to see what decision has been made with your flight if it has to stop in Atlanta .
Rather than directly replace Schmidt, the company said it expects the board to appoint a nonexecutive chairman. No reason was given for the sudden departure, which will likely lead to some speculation in the coming weeks.
If you miss this deadline, you'll have to use "Priority Express" to make sure packages make it by Christmas. She said the postal service expects to deliver almost 200 million packages leading up to Christmas Eve.
The other three Russians being targeted are accused of being involved in the criminal conspiracy in Russia that Magnitsky exposed. Magnitsky was a Russian lawyer hired by Hermitage Capital, a hedge fund owned by British citizen William Browder.
While everyone expects the birthday to be a grand celebration, Saif Ali Khan revealed it to be a close family affair. Kapoor family as well Taimur's aunt Karisma Kapoor is there too, with her children, Kiaan and Samaira.
On the season, he had 99 receptions for 1,509 yards and 9 touchdowns going into the game against the Patriots. He had 2,817 yards and 22 touchdowns in four seasons after being drafted by the Patriots in the third round.
Coroner's Report Shows Stephen Paddock Killed Himself
Some independent researchers have collected indices that seem to suggest Paddock may have had one or more accomplices. Jennifer Parks, 36, a kindergarten teacher from Palmdale, California, died from multiple gunshot wounds to the head.
Restaurants will be open Christmas Eve, Christmas Day
If you plan to stock up at a non-NSLC retailer, check their hours in case they plan to close a bit earlier on Christmas Eve . Though some restaurants and bars will remain open on Sunday, check restaurant hours before you head out for lunch or supper.
Shortest Day Of The Year....True Or False?
The official winter equinox takes place at 8:28 a.m., which is when you can truly start your countdown towards summer. This happens twice a year, mid-way between the summer and winter solstices , on March 21 and September 23.
TV show host Suhaib Ilyasi gets lifer for wife's murder
However, her autopsy report made it clear that during the post-mortem she was not menstruating on the day of the incident. On January 10, 2000 , Anju Ilyasi was rushed to AIIMS from Mayur Vihar-1 with multiple stab wounds.
Foodpanda is Ola's chef in battle with Uber
In the same year Foodpanda itself, back then owned by Rocket Internet, was acquired by its German rival Delivery Hero . Ltd has infused $200 million in an all-stock deal after which Foodpanda's India business will be transferred to Ola .
Form Ozil wants to stay at Arsenal, insists Wenger
Giroud would be a ideal addition for Sam Allardyce's side, and could be the focal point of the team which they now lack up front. He scores goals and, every time he comes on he scores. "If he adds that [goals] to his game, it's even more important".