Our Ludicrous Future
By Joe Scott, Tim Dodd and Ben Sullins
Our Ludicrous Future is a collaboration between Joe Scott, Tim Dodd, and Ben Sullins. We have an obsession with how wild our future is going to be given the pace of technological innovation. Each week we get together to talk about the latest from SpaceX, Tesla, The Boring Company, Neuralink, and more.
More Starship Delays, Solid State Battery Testing and Ben Gets a Rivian - OLF June 2022
On today's episode we talk about the Starship delays, some solid state battery testing, and Ben tells us about his Rivian experience so far. Subscribe on patreon to listen and watch live! https://ourludicrousfuture.com/patreon
June 10, 2022
Rocketlab Catches Rocket, A Plastic Waste Solution, and 3B for EVs in the USA - May 2022
On today's episode Joe, Tim and Ben look at Rocketlab's attempt to catch a rocket with a helicopter, a promising new way to dispose of plastic, and the 3B appropriated for EVs in the US. Stay tuned for more and join us on patreon to listen and watch live! Join here // https://www.patreon.com/ourludicrousfuture // Want More Content From Us? Subscribe to our other channels below! Tim Dodd (The Everyday Astronaut) https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC6uKrU_WqJ1R2HMTY3LIx5Q?sub_confirmation=1 Joe Scott (Answers with Joe) https://www.youtube.com/user/jnightandday?sub_confirmation=1 Ben Sullins https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCbEbf0-PoSuHD0TgMbxomDg?sub_confirmation=1
May 10, 2022
OLF Reunion 2022 Q1
Joe, Tim and Ben reconnect after a quarter off and talk about what they did in Q1 and what is coming up next. Stay tuned for more! Join our mailing list https://ourludicrousfuture.com/join/ Follow on YouTube https://www.youtube.com/c/OurLudicrousFuture
April 06, 2022
Our Ludicrous Finale, SN15 Lands, Iron Man is real, James Webb preps to fly - Ep 129
Joe, Tim, and Ben talk Starship SN15 landing, a real jetpack, the James Webb Satellite’s final tests before launch, and the reason the Our Ludicrous Podcast is ending. Keep following us after the show ends Tim Dodd (The Everyday Astronaut) - https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC6uKrU_WqJ1R2HMTY3LIx5Q?sub_confirmation=1 Joe Scott (Answers with Joe) - https://www.youtube.com/user/jnightandday?sub_confirmation=1 Ben Sullins - https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCbEbf0-PoSuHD0TgMbxomDg?sub_confirmation=1 Ben Pryce - www.vamonosvans.com or www.instagram.com/vamonosvans 0:00 - Intro 12:32 - Why OLF is ending 32:03- Starship SN15 Lands 49:04 - Spacex gets NASA Lunar Lander contract 1:01:43 - Real Life Iron Man 1:07:26 - #whydonttheyjust 1:26:03 - Tesla Semi RV concept 1:33:08 - Our Ludicrous Future Predictions 1:56:30 - James Webb preps to fly Read more from the articles we referenced: SN15 - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=htnG_mABtSQ&t=26342s https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y_9FZDnCaoU&t=2s https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z9eoubnO-pE&t=538s https://twitter.com/elonmusk/status/1390569345361883136?s=20 When can we Camperize the Tesla Semi - https://vanlifer.com/blogs/news/tesla-semi-campervan-concept-introducing-the-vanlifer-semi-home https://electrek.co/2019/07/29/tesla-semi-electric-motorhome-concept/ SpaceX wins HLS contract! - https://twitter.com/SpaceX/status/1383160370248896512?s=20 https://www.nasa.gov/press-release/as-artemis-moves-forward-nasa-picks-spacex-human-lunar-lander/ Real Iron Man suit - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=suHOLFhbwsM James Webb Satellite preps to fly - https://www.space.com/james-webb-space-telescope-final-mirror-test
May 13, 2021
Playing Video Games with Neuralink, Your Tesla is Watching You, ISS gets Overcrowded - Ep 128
Joe, Tim, and Ben talk about Neuralink’s success with a monkey and pong, Tesla’s driver awareness system, and new crowded activity on the ISS 0:00 - Intro 8:02 - Your Tesla is watching you 24:43 - Mars helicopter preps for takeoff 31:25 - SN15 rolls out to launchpad 44:08 - Monkey Mind Pong 56:09 - #whydonttheyjust 1:06:21 - ISS is getting crowded 1:11:05 - Falcon9 fairing loses its TPS Read more from the articles we referenced: Monkey MindPong - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rsCul1sp4hQ Particle Wobble - https://www.nytimes.com/2021/04/07/science/particle-physics-muon-fermilab-brookhaven.html?smtyp=cur&smid=tw-nytimes Tesla Driver Monitoring - https://electrek.co/2021/04/08/tesla-driver-monitoring-system-detect-driver-attention-real-time/ Fairing TPS is Gone - https://ourludicrousfuture.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/04/fairing1.png https://ourludicrousfuture.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/04/fairing-boat.png https://ourludicrousfuture.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/04/fairing2.png SN15 rolls out - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2jJ0T401rtE Starship Launch Tower - https://twitter.com/elonmusk/status/1380260058026532864?s=20
April 10, 2021
SN11 Lands...Everywhere, Lyft/Hyundai Robotaxi Fleet, Boston Dyanmic’s Threatening Robot - Ep 127
Watch and Listen live by joining Patreon https://olfpod.com/patreon Joe, Tim, and Ben talk about how no one really knows what happened to SN11, Lyft’s promise of a fully autonomous robotaxi fleet, and Boston Dynamics’ labor robot that could replace us all. 0:00 - Intro 4:56 - What happened to SN11 33:56 - Lyft/Hyundai Robotaxi Fleet 48:33 - SpaceX new Crew Dragon--- observation bubble 53:55 - Inspiration4 Full Crew Announced 1:00:06 - #whydonttheyjust 1:08:34 - Virgin Galactic Inspire 1:12:08 - Mercedes-Benz EQS 1:21:10 - Boston Dynamics new labor automation robot Read more from the articles we referenced: Mercedes EQS Interior and Range - https://www.caranddriver.com/news/a35957077/2022-mercedes-benz-eqs-interior-revealed/ Ioniq 5 Robotaxi for Lyft - https://electrek.co/2021/03/31/hyundai-ioniq-5-electric-car-self-driving-robotaxi-fleet-lyft/ Virgin Galactic Imagine - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ox-mAh6x5mE SN11 - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=myVvmb2dF9U&t=8401s https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gjCSJIAKEPM https://twitter.com/elonmusk/status/1376889482067185676?s=20 https://twitter.com/elonmusk/status/1376891464333017090?s=20 https://twitter.com/elonmusk/status/1376898630582419461?s=20 https://twitter.com/elonmusk/status/1376898630582419461?s=20 Ingenuity starts dropping and gets ready for its flight! - https://twitter.com/NASAJPL/status/1377425745958428674?s=20 https://twitter.com/NASAJPL/status/1377098742684246021?s=20 https://twitter.com/NASAJPL/status/1376708927799271426?s=20 Inspiration 4 crew announced! - https://inspiration4.com/ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4bkx2ENyAAs Bubble on Crew Dragon! - https://twitter.com/SpaceX/status/1376902938635870209?s=20 Boston Dynamic unveils Stretch - https://www.theverge.com/2021/3/29/22349978/boston-dynamics-stretch-robot-warehouse-logistics Skip the algorithm here https://olfpod.com // Want More Content From Us? Subscribe to our other channels below! Tim Dodd (The Everyday Astronaut) https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC6uKrU_WqJ1R2HMTY3LIx5Q?sub_confirmation=1 Joe Scott (Answers with Joe) https://www.youtube.com/user/jnightandday?sub_confirmation=1 Ben Sullins https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCbEbf0-PoSuHD0TgMbxomDg?sub_confirmation=1
April 02, 2021
Tesla’s Odd Gear Selector, The New Chevy Bolt EUV, New Massless Battery Tech - Ep 126
Read more from the articles we referenced: Tesla Gear Selector - https://www.theverge.com/22348668/tesla-prnd-drive-mode-park-neutral-model-s-x-refresh Chevy Bolt EUV - https://www.greencarreports.com/news/1131710_first-drive-review-2022-chevrolet-bolt-euv-is-a-better-bolt The Ship that blocked the entire Suez Canal - https://www.popularmechanics.com/technology/infrastructure/a35925244/suez-canal-blocked-ever-given-ship-stuck/ Structural Masslesss Battery - https://newatlas.com/energy/carbon-fiber-structural-battery/ SpaceX rocket burns over Seattle - https://www.forbes.com/sites/ericmack/2021/03/26/spent-spacex-rocket-burns-up-over-seattle-stunning-skywatchers/
March 27, 2021
New Dragon XL Renders, Tesla Overpromised on FSD, Unidentified Bacteria on ISS - Ep 125
Joe, Tim, and Ben talk about SpaceX’s new renders of Dragon XL, the Tesla FSD debate, and unknown bacteria that could help us survive in space. 0:00 - Intro 12:21 - Tesla FSD won’t drive autonomously 23:08 - Mars Perseverance Rover Noises 30:48 - Oumuamua came from another Solar System 44:24 - #whydonttheyjust 50:51 - BMW’s new i4 1:06:26 - NASA releases new renders of SpaceX Dragon XL 1:10:00 - SpaceX’s new all-purpose ship 1:14:23 - BREAKING NEWS: Rivian announces charging network 1:33:13 - VW “Battery Day” Announcements 1:37:48 - Unidentified Bacteria on ISS Joe, Tim, and Ben talk about SpaceX’s new renders of Dragon XL, the Tesla FSD debate, and unknown bacteria that could help us survive in space. Read more from the articles we referenced: #whydonttheyjust - https://twitter.com/Nick_Someone/status/1372344322876702721 BMW i4 Specs and Photos - https://www.greencarreports.com/news/1131608_bmw-i4-first-photos-specs-for-300-mile-electric-sport-sedan-due-in-2022 Tesla FSD says FSD is Not Capable of Autonomous Driving* - https://www.caranddriver.com/news/a35785277/tesla-fsd-california-self-driving/ Listen to Perseverance driving around! - https://spaceflightnow.com/2021/03/17/perseverance-rover-records-sounds-of-driving-on-mars/ Full stack orbital Starship by July? - https://twitter.com/elonmusk/status/1371995012825763842?s=20 Space X has a new do-it-all boat! - https://twitter.com/spacexfleet/status/1372218863597846530?s=21 What is Oumuamua - https://phys.org/news/2021-03-scientists-extra-solar-oumuamua.html Previously Unknown Bacteria found on ISS - https://www.sciencealert.com/four-bacterial-strains-discovered-on-the-iss-may-help-grow-better-space-plants New pics of Dragon XL! - https://www.flickr.com/photos/nasa2explore/
March 19, 2021
Starship Explosion Investigation, Jump towards Hyperdrive, and the Canoo Electric Pickup- Ep 124
Joe, Tim, and Ben talk about what caused the SN10 explosion, Canoo’s interesting pickup EV, and possibilities of warp drive 0:00 - Intro 4:10 - SN10 Explosion Explanation 11:53 - #whydonttheyjust 1 16:44 - Starship looses its legs 30:04 - Canoo Electric Pickup 39:40 - Toyota EV 53:38 - #whydonttheyjust 2 1:09:28 - Warp Drive research Read more from the articles we referenced: Warp Drive white paper - https://www.popularmechanics.com/science/amp35718463/scientists-say-physical-warp-drive-is-possible/ https://www.sciencealert.com/faster-than-light-travel-is-possible-within-einstein-s-physics-astrophysicist-shows Starship goes legless - https://twitter.com/elonmusk/status/1369458403248988160?s=20 SN11 Rolls Out - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NOHhfe3v2KA Elon explains SN10 explosion - https://twitter.com/elonmusk/status/1369382210894237705?s=20 Canoo Truck - https://electrek.co/2021/03/10/canoo-unveils-fully-electric-pickup-truck-set-for-2023/ Is Toyota Making an EV Finally? - https://electrek.co/2021/03/10/toyota-releases-first-teaser-picture-x-prologue-electric-car/
March 12, 2021
Leaning Tower of Starship, EV Battery Hot Swaps, Crypto gets Musical - Ep 123
Joe, Tim, and Ben talk about Starship SN10’s near perfect landing, NFTs for artists, and a new EV battery swap company 0:00 - Intro 2:49 - Starship SN10 landing 33:50 - Rocket Lab Neutron 46:26 - EV battery swap company 54:36 - NHTSA comments on Tesla Yoke 58:19 - #whydonttheyjust 1:10:18 - Crypto for music, NFTs Read more from the articles we referenced: Battery Swap Startup - https://electrek.co/2021/03/03/battery-startup-ample-announces-autonomous-swapping-stations/ NHTSA on Tesla Yoke - https://www.teslarati.com/tesla-yoke-steering-wheel-nhtsa-statement-march-2021/ Kings of Leon NFT album - https://www.rollingstone.com/pro/news/kings-of-leon-when-you-see-yourself-album-nft-crypto-1135192/ https://www.rollingstone.com/pro/features/music-crypto-blockchain-nfts-guide-1116327/ https://www.theverge.com/2021/3/1/22308075/grimes-nft-6-million-sales-nifty-gateway-warnymph?fbclid=IwAR1fWILQRDolcPub2UwMuCBmDQspJ7DcJqjzg1Q8tvKOzyNnk_-ega5pjSM #whydonttheyjust - https://twitter.com/AirmanSam18/status/1367208616097439747 https://twitter.com/PherosNike/status/1367446409889394689 Rocket Lab's new Neutron Rocket - https://twitter.com/RocketLab/status/1366358673522499588?s=20 https://www.rocketlabusa.com/about-us/updates/rocket-lab-unveils-plans-for-new-8-ton-class-reusable-rocket-for-mega-constellation-deployment/ SpaceX launches SN10 and then it explodes - https://twitter.com/SpaceX/status/1367250900041953280?s=20 https://twitter.com/Erdayastronaut/status/1367257769695404032?s=20 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_jWbqhP5eJI https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a6jV6k5t8HY&t=551s
March 05, 2021
NASA's Perseverance Footage, Thermal Energy Breakthrough, Blue Origin reveals New Glenn - Ep 122
Joe, Tim, and Ben talk about NASA's epic footage of Perseverance's Mars landing, a $50M investment in thermal energy storage, and Blue Origin's surprise footage of New Glenn 0:00 - Intro 4:42 - NASA Perseverance Rover footage 18:05 - Blue Origin reveals New Glenn 32:12 - Rocket Spotters rapid fire 39:57 - SpaceX stops catching fairings 43:59 - Possible Tesla rideshare app 48:50 - Tesla Yoke is no Joke 54:06 - #whydonttheyjust 1:01:53 - Thermal energy storage 1:10:40 - China's Long March9 rocket 1:14:43 - Inspiration 4 crew announced 1:19:12 - Redwood Materials battery recycling company Read more from the articles we referenced: -- JB Battery Recycling Business https://electrek.co/2021/02/24/tesla-co-founder-jb-straubel-recycle-nissan-leaf-battery-redwood-materials/ Tesla Rideshare App Coming Soon? https://electrek.co/2021/02/24/tesla-cloud-based-driver-profile-ahead-of-tesla-network-ride-hailing-app-launch/ Perseverance Landing video - https://twitter.com/NASAPersevere/status/1363929492138254340?s=20 https://twitter.com/NASAPersevere/status/1363937472971907072?s=20 China is building Long March 9!!! - https://arstechnica.com/science/2021/02/china-officially-plans-to-move-ahead-with-super-heavy-long-march-9-rocket/ Blue Origin Releases updates! - https://twitter.com/blueorigin/status/1364968313047162880?s=20 https://twitter.com/blueorigin/status/1364968720364429317?s=20 https://twitter.com/blueorigin/status/1364969291746074628?s=20 Inspiration4 Crew member is announced! - https://inspiration4.com/crew Flying out to the ocean pad - https://twitter.com/elonmusk/status/1364488368994848769?s=20 Rigs will be operational by end of year maybe - https://twitter.com/elonmusk/status/1364476185359642626?s=20 Static Fire but not good ish - https://t.co/8MR9Px9CaN?amp=1 https://twitter.com/BocaChicaGal/status/1364352262160572421?s=20 Tanks being made onsite for orbital pad - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iuoZjizF_J8 SpaceX maybe done with trying to CATCH fairings - https://twitter.com/SpaceXFleet/status/1364993066755629059?s=20 Old Fairing - https://cdn.discordapp.com/attachments/593582283815124992/814553266804490280/image0.png New Fairing - https://cdn.discordapp.com/attachments/593582283815124992/814553406307303464/unknown.png #whydonttheyjust - https://twitter.com/gsikora3258/status/1364374340666589184 $50M for Thermal Energy - https://www.greentechmedia.com/articles/read/google-spinoff-malta-nabs-50m-series-b-for-thermal-long-duration-storage
February 26, 2021
Perseverance Landing, Tesla Price Drops, Texas Faces Disaster - Ep 121
Joe, Tim, and Ben talk about NASA's successful Perseverance Mars mission, SpaceX's failed Falcon 9 recovery, Tesla price drops....again, and the Texas storm that caught everyone off gaurd 0:00 - Intro 1:59 - Texas Storm 26:21 - NASA lands Perseverance 49:55 - SpaceX loses a Falcon 9 58:57 - Rocket Spotters 1:06:06 - #whydonttheyjust 1:21:20 - Tesla price drops 1:25:06 - Tesla revokes the yoke 1:31:00 - 2020 Hyundai Ioniq 5 Read more from the articles we referenced: Tesla Model S Refresh with Regular Steering Wheel - https://electrek.co/2021/02/17/tesla-model-s-refresh-spotted-regular-steering-wheel/ Tesla Model Y and Model 3 entry-level variants now more affordable - https://www.teslarati.com/tesla-model-y-model-3-base-price-update/ 2021 Hyundai Ioniq 5 electric SUV - https://www.carwow.co.uk/news/4680/hyundai-ioniq-5-ev-electric-car-price-specs-release-date Perseverance Lands on Mars! - https://twitter.com/NASAPersevere https://mars.nasa.gov/mars2020/ SpaceX doesn't land a booster - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L0dkyV09Zso
February 20, 2021
Tesla takes over Bitcoin, Falcon Heavy gets NASA contracts, Mars has new Visitors - Ep 120
Listen live by joining Patreon https://olfpod.com/patreon Joe, Tim, and Ben talk about why Tesla invested in so much bitcoin, Falcon Heavy's new NASA missions, and news from Mars missions Read more from the articles we referenced: Audi e-Tron GT - https://www.theverge.com/2021/2/9/22274376/audi-etron-gt-rs-electric-car-specs-price Tesla Buys Bitcoin - https://electrek.co/2021/02/08/tesla-tsla-buys-1-5b-in-bitcoin-pushing-the-crypto-to-all-time-high-plans-to-accept-as-payment/ Tesla's will Get 7K Fed Tax Credit Again - https://electrek.co/2021/02/11/tesla-7000-tax-credit-electric-cars-us-incentive-reform/ Edmunds EPA vs Real World Ranges - https://www.edmunds.com/car-news/electric-car-range-and-consumption-epa-vs-edmunds.html Insight + Perseverance - https://www.universetoday.com/150087/insight-is-going-to-try-and-hear-perseverance-land-on-mars-from-3452-km-away/ Tianwen 1 circles Mars - https://www.newscientist.com/article/2267177-chinas-tianwen-1-mission-is-now-orbiting-mars-ahead-of-landing/ Falcon heavy will start the Gateway - https://www.theverge.com/2021/2/10/22276731/nasa-picks-spacex-falcon-heavy-launch-two-key-pieces-lunar-gateway Falcon Heavy will take a launch from SLS - https://twitter.com/jeff_foust/status/1359591780010889219?s=20 Nasa's Artemis Mission costs breakdown - https://oig.nasa.gov/docs/ArtemisInfographic.pdf Hope arrives at Mars - https://www.space.com/uae-hope-mars-mission-orbit-insertion-success #whydonttheyjust - https://twitter.com/JGrimble86/status/1359159365186564106
February 12, 2021
SN9’s Launch + Landing, New Hydrogen Power Goo, Rivian's Delivery Vans on the road - Ep 119
Install Raid for Free ✅ IOS: https://clik.cc/YrHiP ✅ ANDROID: https://clik.cc/PSD51 ✅ PC: https://clik.cc/2YUnZ and get a special starter pack 💥 Available only for the next 30 days! Joe, Tim, and Ben talk about Starship SN9’s launch and landing attempt, hydrogen power paste that could save us all, and Rivian’s electric delivery trucks. Read more from the articles we referenced: Biden administration will support Artemis - https://twitter.com/Forbes/status/1357374826898485255 #whydonttheyjust #1 - https://twitter.com/JakubPolasek/status/1357265601098641409 #whydonttheyjust #2 - https://twitter.com/endigo/status/1357053763417219073 Tim is getting starling - https://twitter.com/Erdayastronaut/status/1357068061761748994?s=20 SN9 sticks the landing in one piece and then becomes a million very quickly - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l4-PwxnJimg https://twitter.com/elonmusk/status/1357256507847561217?s=20 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_zZ7fIkpBgs Rivian Delivery Vans Rolling Out https://www.cnet.com/roadshow/news/amazon-electric-delivery-van-rivian/ https://techcrunch.com/2020/05/28/rivians-amazon-electric-delivery-van-still-on-track-as-factory-reopens/ Tesla Cancelling SR Model Y https://www.teslarati.com/tesla-modely-y-lr-rwd-canceled-fsd-price-honor/ https://insideevs.com/news/485456/tesla-cancels-model-y-long-range-rwd-version/ History of Tesla Cancelling Models https://techcrunch.com/2013/04/01/tesla-kills-the-entry-level-40-kwh-model-s-citing-poor-demand/ https://www.greencarreports.com/news/1130320_tesla-is-discontinuing-the-35-000-model-3-yes-again New Harley Electric Division https://electrek.co/2021/02/03/harley-davidson-hardwire-5-year-plan-new-division-electric-motorcycles/ Hydrogen Power Paste - https://newatlas.com/energy/powerpaste-hydrogen-fuel-paste/
February 05, 2021
Tesla Model S Refresh, Double Starships, Cool CES Tech - Ep 118
Enter for a chance to win a Telsa of your choice and support Climate XChange at carbonraffle.org Joe, Tim, and Ben talk about the new Tesla Model S, SpaceX Starship SN9 and SN10, and cool tech from CES. Read more from the articles we referenced: CES stuff - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XabpNlxq0oQ https://youtu.be/q6F_x5Uhpio https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EQ5iJnctzLE https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m-3c9Pt3_J0 Biden’s Electricl Fleet - https://finance.yahoo.com/amphtml/news/biden-says-entire-federal-fleet-060535504.html New Model S - https://www.tesla.com/models First private crew to the ISS - https://www.axiomspace.com/ SN10 rolls out to the pad along side with SN9 - https://twitter.com/Erdayastronaut/status/1355235801504882690?s=20 SLS will do another test fire - https://twitter.com/SciGuySpace/status/1355268329418715144 Joe's Tweets - https://twitter.com/joebarnard/status/1354942994508623880?s=20 Redox Flow Battery costs - https://cleantechnica.com/2021/01/25/researchers-claim-redox-flow-battery-breakthrough-will-cost-25-per-kwh-or-less/amp/
January 30, 2021
Tesla's New Batteries, SLS's First Light, Virgin Orbit goes Orbital - Ep 117
Joe, Tim, and Ben talk about Starship SN9's impending launch, Elon's ridiculous wealth, and Tesla sales numbers Read more from the articles we referenced: SLS lights all of its engines for the first time - https://youtu.be/ELHOXi2t3lk https://blogs.nasa.gov/artemis/2021/01/19/green-run-update-data-and-inspections-indicate-core-stage-in-good-condition/ Starliner requalified and will fly Q1 - https://spaceflightnow.com/2021/01/18/boeing-making-progress-on-starliner-software-for-test-flight-in-march/ SpaceX Starlink launch broke records! - https://youtu.be/84Nct_Q9Lqw https://everydayastronaut.com/starlink-16-falcon-9-block-5/ AND available in the UK too! - https://www.cnbc.com/amp/2021/01/20/spacex-expands-starlink-public-beta-test-to-canada-united-kingdom.html Rocket Lab launches number 18 - https://youtu.be/NQyNuF-Du7c Tesla cranking up battery production - Job posting - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zB8_HbrxUi8&feature=emb_title Giga Berlin Approval - https://www.teslarati.com/tesla-4680-battery-factory-worlds-largest-giga-berlin-approved/ Autopilot Avoids Moose - https://www.teslarati.com/tesla-model-s-real-life-moose-test-video/ Electrek honeycomb battery pack - https://www.teslarati.com/tesla-4680-battery-cell-production-elon-musk-alien-dreadnought/ Starship SN9 keeps us waiting - https://youtu.be/nqkE8Q5e2d8 Virgin Orbit reaches orbit!!! - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yrx2PBzeRdU https://twitter.com/Virgin_Orbit/status/1350933162398986240?s=20 #whydonttheyjust by @green_airplane - https://twitter.com/Green_Airplane/status/1351668084940173312 Corona Satellites - https://www.nytimes.com/2021/01/05/science/corona-satellites-environment.html Microbial life in Canadian Mine - https://www.the-scientist.com/news-opinion/microbial-life-discovered-deep-in-canadian-mine-66333
January 22, 2021
Model Y 7-seaterish, Starship SN9 triple static fire, Bio Data storage using CRISPR - Ep 116
Joe, Tim, and Ben talk about the long awaited Model Y 7-seater, SpaceX Starship SN9 triple static fire, and scientists using CRISPR to store binary data in DNA Read more from the articles we referenced: Model Y 5 Star Saftey - https://www.tesla.com/blog/model-y-achieves-5-star-overall-safety-rating-nhtsa Model Y Crash Videos - https://twitter.com/Tesla/status/1349572805122113540 Model Y 7 Seater - https://insideevs.com/features/465979/video-tesla-model-y-seven-seat-buying-advice/ SN9 does a triple header static fire! - https://youtu.be/swL4xrmmLCk Earth's Future - https://phys.org/news/2021-01-earth-future-outlook-worse-scientists.amp New Shepard launches their 14th New Shepard - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g9oTZu2HP8U #whydonttheyjust by @Metaphoriumino1 - https://twitter.com/Metaphoriumino1/status/1349774839368790019 Lebron gets a Hummer EV, maybe - https://www.yahoo.com/amphtml/lifestyle/bad-girl-watch-lebron-james-230000984.html CRISPR DNA data storage - https://www.newscientist.com/article/2264383-crispr-gene-editing-used-to-store-data-in-dna-inside-living-cells/ Insight loses MOLE - https://twitter.com/NASAInSight/status/1349760462854909957?s=20 https://mars.nasa.gov/insight/spacecraft/about-the-lander/
January 15, 2021
Starship SN9 Ready for Takeoff, Elon Musk Richest Person Alive, Tesla Crushes 2020 - Ep 115
Joe, Tim, and Ben talk about Starship SN9's impending launch, Elon's ridiculous wealth, and Tesla sales numbers Read more from the articles we referenced: Tesla Q4/2020 Production - https://ir.tesla.com/press-release/tesla-q4-2020-vehicle-production-deliveries Norway Sales - https://cleantechnica.com/2021/01/06/norway-hits-record-87-plug-in-ev-share-66-pure-electrics-in-december/ Elon Musk is the richest person in the world - https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2021-01-06/musk-close-to-surpassing-bezos-as-world-s-richest-person?sref=xuVirdpv MKBHD on EVs - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pJlA2J92Fw4 Starship won't have landing legs and SpaceX will try and catch it - https://twitter.com/elonmusk/status/1344327757916868608?s=20 https://twitter.com/ErcXspace/status/1344448375001931776 https://twitter.com/C_Bass3d/status/1345369252480643074 https://twitter.com/julius_burton/status/1345436609848684550?s=12 https://twitter.com/smvllstvrs/status/1344444938591866889 SLS prepares to test fire - https://www.nasa.gov/exploration/systems/sls/proceeding-with-green-run-hot-fire.html SN9 Gets ready to fly! - https://everydayastronaut.com/starship-sn9-12-5-kilometer-flight/ #whydonttheyjust by @astrav - https://twitter.com/astrav/status/1344356774250491912
January 08, 2021
New Particles Discovered, Tesla Model Y Long Range, 2020 Recap - Ep 114
Be one of the first 1000 people to sign up at http://skillshare.com/OLFPOD and get a free trial of Skillshare Premium Be one of the first 20 people to sign up and get 20% off Premium at http://brilliant.org/OLF Joe, Tim, and Ben talk about the newest Model Y trim level, Anyon.... Read more from the articles we referenced: Model Y LR RWD in Jan 2021 - https://cleantechnica.com/2020/12/16/tesla-model-y-rwd-deliveries-reportedly-starting-in-january/ Anyon Particles - https://www.wired.com/story/milestone-evidence-for-anyons-a-third-kingdom-of-particles/ Eclipse footage - https://youtu.be/RtzqOQcf__8 Autopilot augmented view - https://twitter.com/greentheonly/status/1338743592328847361 https://electrek.co/2020/12/15/tesla-hacker-unlocks-autopilot-augmented-vision-and-its-awesome/ SN8 corrections - https://youtu.be/XJZ7VWzqtJM https://twitter.com/elonmusk/status/1339248131037417478?s=21 https://twitter.com/elonmusk/status/1339246278857940992?s=21 NASA announces Artemis astronauts - https://www.nasa.gov/press-release/nasa-names-artemis-team-of-astronauts-eligible-for-early-moon-missions/
December 18, 2020
SpaceX Starship SN8 Test Flight Prep, Launch, and Landing? - Ep 113
Joe, Tim, and Ben talk about the SpaceX Starship Serial Number 8 Test Flight, a lot.... Read more from the articles we referenced: SN8 SN8 SN8 SN8 - https://www.nasaspaceflight.com/2020/12/from-hops-hopes-starship-sn8-test-program-next-phase/ https://twitter.com/SpaceX/status/1336849897987796992?s=20 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gBELXjq_X-M https://twitter.com/elonmusk/status/1336825121223434241?s=20 https://twitter.com/elonmusk/status/1336809767574982658?s=20 https://youtu.be/ap-BkkrRg-o Upload your Brain - https://www.technologyreview.com/2018/03/13/144721/a-startup-is-pitching-a-mind-uploading-service-that-is-100-percent-fatal/ Never Charge EV - https://cleantechnica.com/2020/12/04/aptera-announces-first-never-charge-electric-vehicle/
December 14, 2020
Arecibo Collapses, SpaceX Starship 15km Hop, Tesla V11 Leaks - Ep 112
Install Raid for Free ✅ IOS: https://clik.cc/FCag1 ✅ ANDROID: https://clik.cc/TvBoX ✅ PC: https://clik.cc/piqhF and get a special starter pack 💥 Available only for the next 30 days! Be one of the first 1000 people to sign up at http://skillshare.com/OLFPOD and get a free trial of Skillshare Premium Be one of the first 20 people to sign up and get 20% off Premium at http://brilliant.org/OLF Joe, Tim, and Ben talk about the Arecibo satellite's doom, Starship's next hop, and what to expect from Tesla OS V11 Read more from the articles we referenced: Tesla Merger - https://electrek.co/2020/12/01/elon-musk-tesla-tsla-merging-with-other-automakers-after-valuation-surge/ Remote Viewing of Sentry Mode - https://electrek.co/2020/11/28/tesla-owners-remotely-view-what-autopilot-cameras-can-see/ Model X Damage not Covered - https://www.reddit.com/r/teslamotors/comments/k5lpv6/tesla_refusing_to_cover_damage_on_model_x_5_days/ Chang'e 5 - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OB-XVNyT1Lk&ab_channel=VideoFromSpace https://www.nytimes.com/2020/12/02/science/china-moon-landing.html Arecibo - https://www.npr.org/2020/12/01/940767001/arecibo-observatory-telescope-collapses-ending-an-era-of-world-class-research https://www.cnet.com/news/watch-the-arecibo-observatorys-catastrophic-collapse-caught-by-multiple-cameras/ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vchDbyIRP44&ab_channel=ScottManley Starship - https://arstechnica.com/science/2020/12/its-happening-starship-may-fly-to-15km-as-early-as-friday/ #whydonttheyjust by @DonBarbone on Twitter - https://twitter.com/DonBarbone/status/1333524034626195458 #whydonttheyjust by @realDan203 on Twitter - https://twitter.com/realDan203/status/1333525086280716289
December 04, 2020
SpaceX Sends Humans to Space, Tesla 2021 Model Y, Arecibo is in Trouble - Ep 111
Be one of the first 1000 people to sign up at http://skillshare.com/OLFPOD and get a free trial of Skillshare Premium Be one of the first 20 people to sign up and get 20% off Premium at http://brilliant.org/OLF Joe, Tim, and Ben talk about SpaceX successfully launching 4 astronauts on Crew-1, the updates to Tesla Model Y, and Arecibo Telescope is getting decommissioned Read more from the articles we referenced: crew-1 launch - https://www.cnet.com/how-to/spacex-and-nasa-set-for-historic-crew-1-launch-today-everything-to-know/ https://everydayastronaut.com/crew-1-uscv-1-falcon-9-block-5/ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QgPXtQQnQ-k&ab_channel=NASA Arecibo Decommissioned - https://arstechnica.com/science/2020/11/famed-arecibo-observatory-to-be-decommissioned-in-wake-of-cable-breaks/ ARCA will change space!.... (not) - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pbIUjd8WFKA&ab_channel=ARCASPACE Tesla Model Y Updates to Match Model 3 - https://electrek.co/2020/11/19/tesla-updates-model-y-match-features-2021-model-3-refresh/ TSLA in S&P 500 - https://www.teslarati.com/tesla-tsla-all-time-high-sp-500/ eMMC failure woahs - https://www.reddit.com/r/teslamotors/comments/jwrdw2/emmc_failure_symptoms_not_covered_by_service/ SN8 gets spicier and ruins and engine? - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sDPuqEjIraY&ab_channel=NASASpaceflight https://twitter.com/elonmusk/status/1328742122107904000?s=20 https://twitter.com/austinbarnard45/status/1327659432029933573?s=20 https://twitter.com/elonmusk/status/1327070929868914689?s=20 Slanty Booster B1061.1 - https://twitter.com/TrevorMahlmann/status/1329466436713140227 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JHyN9NwN8k4&ab_channel=NASASpaceflight https://twitter.com/NASASpaceflight/status/1329477256599777282?s=20 #whydonttheyjust by @Nerfariusl on Twitter - https://twitter.com/NefariusI/status/1329473288326754308?s=20
November 20, 2020
SpaceX Biggest Week Ever, Rivian Updates, Virgin Hyperloop Test - Ep 110
Joe, Tim, and Ben talk about SpaceX Starship Hop, Rivian getting closer, and Virgin Hyperloop Human Test Read more from the articles we referenced: SN8 gets closer to launch! https://youtu.be/jM61ZkUoO4U https://www.teslarati.com/spacex-starship-nose-cryo-proof-explosive-static-fire/ First operational SpaceX crew mission for NASA! https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/SpaceX_Crew-1 Rocket lab gets ready to recover a rocket. First look - https://twitter.com/rocketlab/status/1325876885612453890?s=21 Jim Bridenstine resigns and what a Biden space policy looks like - https://www.politico.com/news/2020/10/28/biden-space-policy-climate-change-433236 https://arstechnica.com/science/2020/11/jim-bridenstine-is-leaving-nasa-how-should-we-assess-his-30-month-tenure/?amp=1 Rivian Removeable Battery - https://www.thedrive.com/news/37583/new-rivian-patent-confirms-removable-bed-mounted-battery-pack-for-extended-range Also Ford announcement (coming at 9a ET tomorrow) - https://www.theverge.com/2020/11/12/21559954/ford-e-transit-electric-delivery-cargo-van-price-specs-range videos/pics here - https://www.dropbox.com/sh/xgt3ii818eqxvb2/AAAoYqO9lU46PHAcw3AuNlnia?dl=0 specific video here - https://www.dropbox.com/sh/xgt3ii818eqxvb2/AACpqWJitoDoFy16z0DGf28ta/Ford%20E-Transit%20video%20%26%20GIFs?dl=0&preview=2022+Ford+E-Transit+Running+Footage.mp4&subfolder_nav_tracking=1 Rivian Updates - https://stories.rivian.com/time-to-build #whydonttheyjust put electron on starship - https://twitter.com/NerdMidwest/status/1325908834406309889 #whydonttheyjust use hydrogen fuel cells for planes - https://twitter.com/Tyler0309/status/1326936503356956674
November 13, 2020
Rocket Lab Recovery, Tesla Model 3 Refresh, Las Vegas gets Boring - Ep 109
Joe, Tim, and Ben talk about the Rocket Labs schedule to rocket recovery, the released Model 3 refresh in Hong Kong, and updates on the Las Vegas Boring Tunnel Read more from the articles we referenced: We're still waiting on SN-8 - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1ip2f9LL3nw&ab_channel=NASASpaceflight New Tesla Battery in Australia - https://electrek.co/2020/11/05/tesla-tsla-wins-contract-giant-battery-australia/ 2021 Model 3 Updates in Hong Kong - https://www.ddcar.com.tw/article/15269/ Tim's parents got a Y and have questions - https://twitter.com/Erdayastronaut/status/1323391974402043906 Boring Company Vegas - https://www.teslarati.com/elon-musk-boring-company-las-vegas-loop-update/ Nuclear Power Plant - https://www.sciencemag.org/news/2020/11/several-us-utilities-back-out-deal-build-novel-nuclear-power-plant #whydonttheyjust Tweeted by @johnlennox98 - https://twitter.com/JohnLennox98/status/1324306896724131841
November 06, 2020
SpaceX Dishy McFlat Face, $10 Quinitillion Asteroid, and Tesla Raises FSD Price again - Ep 108
Joe, Tim, and Ben talk about the updates on SpaceX satellite internet Starlink, An Asteroid worth $10 Quintillion in iron ore, and Elon raised the price of Tesla Full SElf Driving again. Read more from the articles we referenced: NASA finds water on the moon, AGAIN - https://www.nasa.gov/press-release/nasa-s-sofia-discovers-water-on-sunlit-surface-of-moon/ GM Super Cruise Tops Tesla Autopilot - https://www.cnbc.com/2020/10/28/gms-super-cruise-tops-teslas-autopilot-in-consumer-reports-testing.html Tesla Service Push 2021 - https://electrek.co/2020/10/29/tesla-tsla-push-service-catch-up-sales/ Tesla Radio - https://electrek.co/2020/10/28/tesla-brings-back-radio-infotainment-retrofit/ Tesla FSD now 10K - https://electrek.co/2020/10/22/tesla-increasing-price-full-self-driving-package/ Starlink beta - https://arstechnica.com/information-technology/2020/10/spacex-starlink-public-beta-begins-its-99-a-month-plus-500-up-front/?amp=1 Merlin engine problems solved - https://arstechnica.com/science/2020/10/nasa-and-spacex-set-new-date-for-crew-launch-explain-merlin-engine-issue/ New Uncovered Geoglyph - https://www.sciencealert.com/meet-the-newest-uncovered-geoglyph-at-nazca-lines-site-this-sunning-cat New way to breakdown Plastic - https://earther.gizmodo.com/scientists-found-a-new-way-to-break-down-the-most-commo-1845452675 Goldmine Asteroid - https://www.cbsnews.com/amp/news/hubble-space-telescope-rare-asteroid-16-psyche-worth-10000-quadrillion/
October 30, 2020
Tesla Full Self-Driving Arrives, SpaceX Tri-Raptor Fire, NASA Snacks on an Asteroid - Ep 107
Joe, Tim, and Ben talk about the Tesla FSD public Beta test, SpaceX Starship SN8 static fire with 3 Raptor engines, and NASA taking samples from Bennu asteroid Read more from the articles we referenced: Osiris Rex touches an asteroid - https://www.nasa.gov/feature/goddard/2020/osiris-rex-tags-surface-of-asteroid-bennu/ https://youtu.be/xj0O-fLSV7c https://www.nasa.gov/press-release/nasa-s-osiris-rex-spacecraft-successfully-touches-asteroid/ https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/OSIRIS-REx ISS leak found and is being patched - https://www.forbes.com/sites/jonathanocallaghan/2020/10/20/astronauts-plug-leak-on-the-international-space-station-with-the-help-of-floating-tea-leaves/amp/ NASA releases new Moon science - https://www.nasa.gov/press-release/nasa-to-announce-new-science-results-about-moon Tesla FSD Beta - https://electrek.co/2020/10/22/tesla-full-self-driving-beta-first-look-insane/ Tesla Q3 Earnings - https://www.teslarati.com/tesla-tsla-q3-2020-earnings-results/ SN8 Static fires and gets ready to fly!!! - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Br1xFIbf5y4 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_Fv1tEDmGj4 https://twitter.com/austinbarnard45 SN8 Nosecone - https://twitter.com/SuperclusterHQ/status/1319387578026676224/photo/1 Hummer EV - https://www.gmc.com/electric-truck/hummer-ev
October 23, 2020
NASA Artemis Contracts, Tesla Lucid Price War, Virgin Hyperloop - Ep 106
Joe, Tim, and Ben talk about a long list of awarded Artemis contracts from NASA, an emerging EV price war that's good for consumers, and Virgin Hyperloop is announced. Read more from the articles we referenced: Full Self Driving Beta is out-ish? - https://twitter.com/elonmusk/status/1315616137464307718?s=20 Virgin Hyperloop in West Virginia - https://www.archpaper.com/2020/10/virgin-hyperloop-announces-certification-center-800-acre-site-in-west-virginia/ Kessler Syndrome might start - https://twitter.com/LeoLabs_Space Starship SN-8 gets ready to static fire and it's real close to getting ready - https://twitter.com/elonmusk/status/1316308998283460609?s=20 NASA contracts for really important Artemis stuff - https://www.nasa.gov/directorates/spacetech/solicitations/tipping_points/2020_selections (Speaking of Contracts) - https://twitter.com/elonmusk/status/1315804075099787264?s=20 Nasa Artemis Accord - https://www.theverge.com/platform/amp/2020/10/13/21507204/nasa-artemis-accords-8-countries-moon-outer-space-treaty Tesla and Lucid Price War - https://www.greencarreports.com/news/1129959_musk-responds-to-lucid-air-model-s-price-cut-5-570 7 Seat Model Y Soon - https://electrek.co/2020/10/14/tesla-starting-production-7-seater-model-y-electric-suv-third-row/ #whydonttheyjust by @Woley_A - https://twitter.com/Woley_A/status/1315703792684367873 #whydonttheyjust by @Dr_SandM - https://twitter.com/Dr_SandM/status/1315516496840335361Nasa Artemis Contracts, Tesla Lucid Price War, Virgin Hyperloop - Ep 106
October 16, 2020
Boeing Starliner Drama, Rivian's Amazon Delivery Truck, and Nobel Prizes Announced - Ep 105
Joe, Tim, and Ben talk about Amazon's new electric delivery van, a bunch of dramatic changes for Boeing Starliner, and Nobel Prizes being announced. Read more from the articles we referenced: Chris Furgeson will not command Starliner CFT-1 - https://www.theverge.com/2020/10/7/21505912/boeing-astronaut-nasa-chris-ferguson-withdraws-starliner-flight https://www.nasa.gov/press-release/nasa-boeing-announce-crew-changes-for-starliner-crew-flight-test https://scitechdaily.com/nasa-boeing-announce-astronaut-changes-for-upcoming-starliner-crew-flight-test/ New Russian Amur rocket - https://arstechnica.com/science/2020/10/russian-space-corporation-unveils-planned-amur-rocket-and-it-looks-familiar/ Nobel Prize announcements: https://www.nobelprize.org/prizes/medicine/ https://www.nobelprize.org/prizes/physics/ https://www.nobelprize.org/prizes/chemistry/ Amazon Electric Delivery made by Rivian - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rJJNTVy62PU Rivian/Amazon Unveil - https://electrek.co/2020/10/08/amazon-rivian-electric-delivery-van-unveil-interior/ Seen a diff version of this already - https://twitter.com/bensullins/status/1212881756493205505?lang=en Modec Electric Van - The First Electric Van - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Modec Model Y in Europe Getting New Batteries - https://twitter.com/elonmusk/status/1313855469719560192 - https://electrek.co/2020/10/07/elon-musk-tesla-structural-battery-cells-model-y-giga-berlin/ The Falcon 9 is getting ripped off. A lot. - https://youtu.be/wAJ6cwDEme8 https://arstechnica.com/science/2020/10/russian-space-corporation-unveils-planned-amur-rocket-and-it-looks-familiar/?amp=1 https://youtu.be/aflsUfmFQPY RapVac survives its first test - https://twitter.com/spacex/status/1309317126130339845?s=21 https://twitter.com/elonmusk/status/1309385646033842176?s=21 https://twitter.com/elonmusk/status/1309401999121801217?s=21 Starlink used for first responders and will be ready for beta in a few months and beautiful latest launch - https://twitter.com/waemd/status/1310660332512190464?s=21 https://twitter.com/elonmusk/status/1313949241744805895?s=21 https://twitter.com/erdayastronaut/status/1313707880995065856?s=21 https://twitter.com/elonmusk/status/1311923618679607298?s=21 https://twitter.com/elonmusk/status/1311880821377175552?s=21 Starship and Super Heavy updates - https://twitter.com/elonmusk/status/1313858597428826120?s=21 https://twitter.com/elonmusk/status/1313948554784800768?s=21 https://twitter.com/elonmusk/status/1313844207757537281?s=21 https://twitter.com/elonmusk/status/1313448952499367936?s=21 https://twitter.com/elonmusk/status/1311928474479792129?s=21 https://twitter.com/elonmusk/status/1311538413938438144?s=21 https://twitter.com/nasaspaceflight/status/1314101163592122369?s=21 Tesla Dissolves PR Team - https://electrek.co/2020/10/06/tesla-dissolves-pr-department/ Why Don't They Just by @endigo - https://twitter.com/endigo/status/1311319099335639040
October 09, 2020
Plastic Eating Enzymes, Underground Lakes on Mars, Ford MachE Price Drop - Ep 104
Be one of the first 1000 people to sign up at http://skillshare.com/OLFPOD and get a free trial of Skillshare Premium Joe, Tim, and Ben talk about a new possible way to recycle plastic, more signs of life on Mars, and a price drop for Ford's electric "Mustang" MachE. Read more from the articles we referenced: New Enzyme eats plastic crazy fast! - https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2020/sep/28/new-super-enzyme-eats-plastic-bottles-six-times-faster NASA Economic impact - https://www.nasa.gov/sites/default/files/atoms/files/2020_nasa_eir_brochure_for_fy19.pdf Underground Lakes on Mars - https://www.bbc.com/news/science-environment-54337779 Nikola Downfall - https://electrek.co/2020/09/30/gms-nikola-nkla-deal-in-jeopardy-as-tone-changes-opens-door-to-walk-away-from-the-deal/ GM Nikola Deal Postponed - https://www.teslarati.com/general-motors-delays-nikola-deal/ Mach-E Price Drop - https://cleantechnica.com/2020/09/29/ford-mustang-mach-e-price-cut-0-60-mph-times-published/
October 02, 2020
Tesla Battery Day, CA Bans Gas Cars, Starship gets its Wings - Ep 103
Joe, Tim, and Ben talk about what happened at Tesla Battery Day, SpaceX Starship SN8 and SN7.1, and California's ban on interal combustion engines. Read more from the articles we referenced: VW ID4 - https://electrek.co/2020/09/23/first-look-volkswagen-id-4-ev-sets-mainstream-40k-price-before-incentives/ Battery Day https://www.theverge.com/2020/9/22/21450840/tesla-battery-day-production-elon-musk-tabless-range-cathode-cobalt-plaid CA Gas Car Ban https://www.npr.org/2020/09/23/916209659/california-governor-signs-order-banning-sales-of-new-gasoline-cars-by-2035 CA bans Gas Cars - https://twitter.com/GavinNewsom/status/1308822863940517889?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw%7Ctwcamp%5Etweetembed%7Ctwterm%5E1308822863940517889%7Ctwgr%5Eshare_3&ref_url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.bloomberg.com%2Fnews%2Farticles%2F2020-09-24%2Fcalifornia-is-banning-gasoline-cars-now-the-ev-race-begins Boeing Starliner's next test delayed to January 2021 - https://sma.nasa.gov/docs/default-source/sma-disciplines-and-programs/smsr/smsr-intergrated-master-schedule_24feb2020.pdf Firefly static fires - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ImRxSelOTmM&feature=youtu.be https://firefly.com/launch-alpha/ SN8 gets its wings - https://twitter.com/NASASpaceflight/status/1308939332602998784?s=20 https://techcrunch.com/2020/09/12/elon-musk-says-starship-sn8-prototype-will-have-a-nosecone-and-attempt-a-60000-foot-return-flight/ Super Heavy Booster rings! - https://twitter.com/NASASpaceflight/status/1308540922167263240?s=20 SN 7.1 goes pop! - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CkFFgngw6Q4&feature=youtu.be Ring Camera Drone - https://www.theverge.com/2020/9/24/21453709/ring-always-home-cam-indoor-drone-security-camera-price-specs-features-amazon
September 25, 2020
Tesla Battery Day Rumors, Life Signs on Venus, Astra Crashes - Ep 102
Joe, Tim, and Ben talk about the Tesla Battery Day expected announcements, signs of life in the clouds of Venus, and Astra's failed launch attempt. Read more from the articles we referenced: New Tesla Battery Design - https://electrek.co/2020/09/16/tesla-battery-cell-in-house-roadrunner-first-look/ Astra doesn’t make it to orbit and flight termination systems talk - https://twitter.com/astra/status/1304622467042820105?s=21 Artemis might not visit South Pole of the moon - https://twitter.com/spcplcyonline/status/1305523368276488192?s=21 There might be life ok Venus and Rocket Lab is going! - https://twitter.com/rocketlab/status/1305590296118345728?s=21 BepiColombo looks for life on Venus - https://www.newscientist.com/article/2254781-bepicolombo-may-be-able-to-search-for-signs-of-life-as-it-passes-venus/ Dynetics shows off their lunar lander! - https://twitter.com/dynetics/status/1305846326698090497?s=21 JB Straubel Battery Recycling - https://electrek.co/2020/09/17/tesla-co-founder-jb-straubel-receives-backing-from-amazon-for-battery-material-recycling-venture/
September 18, 2020
Lucid Air Officially Announced, SpaceX Reveals Raptor Vacuum Engine, and Gravitational Waves on your Tabletop - Ep 101
Download the Tezlab app for free at Tezlab.app/OLF Joe, Tim, and Ben talk about the Lucid Air pricing and spec announcements, SpaceX Raptor Vacuum optimized engine, and a new gravitational wave measuring device. Read more from the articles we referenced: Tabletop Gravitational Wave Measuring Device - https://www.popularmechanics.com/science/a33812780/tabletop-device-measure-gravity-waves-quantum/ Black Hole Merger - https://www.theverge.com/2020/9/2/21417412/ligo-virgo-gravitational-waves-black-hole-merger-intermediate-mass SpaceX sends their first Vacuum Raptor Engine - https://twitter.com/elonmusk/status/1302069036621033472?s=20 We know why NROL-44 Aborted - https://twitter.com/torybruno/status/1303415717447036929?s=20 SN7.1 and Boca Updates - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5t7HfEaCpiI Northrop Grumman cancels OmegA rocket - https://spacenews.com/northrop-grumman-to-terminate-omega-rocket-program/ Lucid Pricing and Trim Levels - https://twitter.com/BenSullins/status/1303830545483231232 Lucid SUV - https://electrek.co/2020/09/10/lucid-teases-electric-suv/
September 11, 2020
Lucid Air Breaks 1/4 Mile Record, SpaceX SN6 Hops, Nuclear Waste to Endless Energy - Ep 100
Joe, Tim, and Ben talk about the Lucid Air performance announcement, another succesful Starship hop, and new Nuclear Diamond Battery technology Read more from the articles we referenced: Nuclear Diamond Batteries - https://www.wired.com/story/are-radioactive-diamond-batteries-a-cure-for-nuclear-waste/ https://newatlas.com/energy/nano-diamond-self-charging-batteries-ndb/ SpaceX launches a polar orbit from Florida! - https://twitter.com/SpaceX/status/1300209352528113664?s=20 SN-6 hops! - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JQB31yXJCo8&t=2072s Rocket Lab returns to flight and announces first launch of Photon - https://twitter.com/RocketLab/status/1300592315375869952?s=20 SpaceX launches their 12 Starlink mission - https://twitter.com/SpaceX/status/1301501933845241856?s=20 Lucid Record - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7LRT7bIJcis Stock Split - https://www.teslarati.com/tesla-model-y-redesign-giga-berlin-battery-cell-production-details-elon-musk-interview-video/ Deep Fake - https://techcrunch.com/2020/09/02/microsoft-launches-a-deepfake-detector-tool-ahead-of-us-election/ Microsoft Deep Fake Detector - https://techcrunch.com/2020/09/02/microsoft-launches-a-deepfake-detector-tool-ahead-of-us-election/ Why Don't They Just by @msteudlein - https://twitter.com/msteudlein/status/1301512302307418112 Why Don't They Just by @RandomSpaceDud2 - https://twitter.com/RandomSpaceDud2/status/1300527956260007936
September 04, 2020
Elon's Neuralink Demonstration, SpaceX Raptor Reuseability, Tesla Model 3 Hatchback - Ep 99
Joe, Tim, and Ben talk about the speculated Neuralink demonstration, Raptor engine vs Merlin, and a possible Model 3 Hatchback version. Read more from the articles we referenced: Neuralink Demonstration - https://www.teslarati.com/elon-musk-neuralink-v2-brain-implant-machine-reveal-date/ Boca Chica Resort - https://twitter.com/Erdayastronaut/status/1296156292072054785?s=20 Elon talks about Starlink reuse / Raptor reuse - https://twitter.com/nextspaceflight/status/1295734479814684672?s=20 Water Tower VS Launch Mount debate is over - https://twitter.com/elonmusk/status/1298025540742524928?s=20 https://twitter.com/elonmusk/status/1298019842356703232?s=20 Earths Magnetic Field Anomoly - https://www.sciencealert.com/nasa-is-tracking-the-mysterious-evolving-anomaly-in-earth-s-magnetic-field Model 3 Hatchback - https://insideevs.com/news/440960/tesla-model-3-hatchback-germany-europe/ Lucid 113kWh battery - https://lucidmotors.com/stories/lucid-space-concept-delivers-class-leading-interior-space ULA scrubs and why that effects the range - https://twitter.com/ulalaunch/status/1298884316282392576?s=20 Donate to Red Cross Hurricane Laura: https://www.redcross.org/donate/hurricane-laura-donations.html/ Help Iowa Derecho Storm Victims: https://commonbond.org/help-iowa-derecho-storm-victims/
August 28, 2020
SpaceX Raptor Engine Shatters Records, Oceans on Ceres, Lucid's Breakthrough Battery Tech - Ep 98
Get 2 months of Skillshare for free when you sign up at http://www.skillshare.com/olf Joe, Tim, and Ben talk about Lucid's bi-directional charging, Oceans on Ceres, and SpaceX Raptor Engines new record! Read more from the articles we referenced: Lucid bi-directional charging - https://lucidmotors.com/media-room/lucid-air-fastest-charging-ev Another Starlink Mission, 6th flight and another fairing catch!!! - https://twitter.com/elonmusk/status/1295847382073171970?s=20 https://twitter.com/elonmusk/status/1295837003444039682?s=20 Raptor Shatters a pressure record! - https://twitter.com/elonmusk/status/1295495834998513664?s=20 (old record) - https://twitter.com/elonmusk/status/1094782854007910400?s=20 SN-6 gets ready for a hop, there's a new water tower debate, and high bay progress gets crazy! - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OK87zJ3c7uE Betelgeuse Dust Storm - https://www.sciencealert.com/betelgeuse-s-weird-dimming-finally-confirmed-to-be-caused-by-dust-cloud Undergound Ocean on Dwarf Planet Ceres - https://www.sciencealert.com/mysterious-bright-spots-on-dwarf-planet-ceres-point-to-secret-underground-ocean Face Depixelizer - https://www.theverge.com/21298762/face-depixelizer-ai-machine-learning-tool-pulse-stylegan-obama-bias Real Version of face depixelizer - https://topazlabs.com/
August 21, 2020
500mi Range Lucid Air, ULA and SpaceX get US Defense Contracts, and Scientists turn Bricks into Batteries - Ep 97
Joe, Tim, and Ben talk about the Lucid Air's estimated range, ULA and SpaceX splitting a US Defense contract, and new brick-to-battery technology Read more from the articles we referenced: Ken Block to use EV - https://www.grandtournation.com/cars/ken-block-will-be-racing-in-an-all-electric-ford-fiesta-with-600hp/ New Ioniq EVs - https://electrek.co/2020/08/10/hyundai-ioniq-ev-brand/ Tenacity Plane - https://www.space.com/dream-chaser-space-plane-tenacity-tour.html Lucid Air gets 517mi EPA estimate - https://techcrunch.com/2020/08/11/the-all-electric-lucid-air-gets-an-estimated-epa-range-of-517-miles/ Largest Nuclear Fision Project - https://www.forbes.com/sites/arielcohen/2020/08/07/iter-the-worlds-largest-nuclear-fusion-project-a-big-step-forward/#4646150d5e2c Super Capacitor made from Bricks - https://futurism.com/the-byte/bricks-supercapacitor-battery?mc_eid=95229cfad5&mc_cid=9f489f0dcb Starlink speeds - https://www.reddit.com/r/Starlink/comments/i8n1s5/here_is_a_summary_of_the_recently_found_starlink/?utm_source=share&utm_medium=ios_app&utm_name=iossmf SN-5 / SN-6 side by side again - https://twitter.com/elonmusk/status/1293249680445526018 SN-6 on the launch pad! - https://twitter.com/NASASpaceflight/status/1293667727891206145?s=20 ULA & SpaceX win major defense contracts! - https://www.af.mil/News/Article-Display/Article/2305576/space-force-awards-national-security-space-launch-phase-2-launch-service-contra/ Why Don't They Just by @endigo - https://twitter.com/endigo/status/1293563989742452739
August 14, 2020
Mini Euro-Cybertruck, ORCs in Space, SpaceX Does it All! - Ep 96
Joe, Tim, and Ben talk about Demo-2 Mission Splashdown, Starship hopping, and a smaller Cybertruck for the EU market. Read more from the articles we referenced: Smaller Cybertruck for EU - https://electrek.co/2020/08/04/tesla-smaller-cybertruck-europe-elon-musk/ EV West Speed Record - https://cleantechnica.com/2020/08/04/ev-west-aims-for-speed-record-with-tesla-powered-lakester/ Mysterious Circular Objects in the sky - https://www.livescience.com/circular-radio-objects-space.html?utm_source=notification&fbclid=IwAR2Nz4iJnp7v1QyFLIQjmmz2rMVOoPJZy89ZJboqZYx7pNSodoKS_14fY_4 Bob and Doug Come home from DM-2 - https://twitter.com/SpaceX/status/1289674029624745984?s=20 https://twitter.com/NASA/status/1289677054359805954?s=20 https://twitter.com/SpaceX/status/1289705635186012160?s=20 https://twitter.com/SpaceX/status/1289995985314226176?s=20 https://twitter.com/SpaceX/status/1289996815824117760?s=20 https://twitter.com/NASA/status/1290004579862667264?s=20 https://twitter.com/SpaceX/status/1290478601804996609?s=20 SN-5 hops! - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ugVZ41USN_0&t=104s https://twitter.com/SpaceX/status/1290854457136181248?s=20 https://twitter.com/SpaceX/status/1291134383559069696?s=20 Rocket Lab is back and better than ever! - https://twitter.com/RocketLab/status/1291182725437616128?s=20 https://twitter.com/RocketLab/status/1291182725437616128?s=20 https://twitter.com/RocketLab/status/1290679270310703104?s=20 Bigger fairing - https://www.rocketlabusa.com/assets/Uploads/Rocket-Lab-Launch-Payload-Users-Guide-6.5.pdf Virgin Orbit wraps up their investigation - https://virginorbit.com/wrapping-up-our-first-launch-demo-and-looking-ahead-to-launch-demo-2/
August 07, 2020
Mars Perseverance Launches, Tesla 20% Battery Increase, Virgin Galactic Reveal - Ep 95
Joe, Tim, and Ben talk about the Mars mission Perseverance launch, Tesla's announced 20% energy density increase, and Virgin Galactic's interior reveal. Read more from the articles we referenced: 20% Increase in battery capacity - https://electrek.co/2020/07/30/tesla-batteries-energy-density-increase-panasonic/ Hummer details and photos - https://electrek.co/2020/07/29/gmc-hummer-electric-pickup-new-pictures-features/ Perseverance launches to Mars - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jcd7ePJ6nf8 https://youtu.be/UEO77UEFGT4 https://twitter.com/torybruno/status/1288886632502956033?s=20 SN-5 Scrubs again and again and again and again - https://youtu.be/gNlS-mgyJAE https://youtu.be/g-rVsUWJtmU https://twitter.com/elonmusk/status/1287926090715947009?s=20 DM-2 will return home this weekend - https://twitter.com/NASA/status/1288567576210145288?s=20 Virgin Galactic cabin reveal - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LC286Dnq4M4
July 31, 2020
Neuralink will stream music straight to your brain, Tesla takes of Texas, and the Summer of Mars - Ep 94
Joe, Tim, and Ben talk about Elons promises for Neuralink, Tesla's expansion to Texas and beyond, and a slew of recent Mars launches. Read more from the articles we referenced: Vulcan Heavy?!?! - https://twitter.com/Erdayastronaut/status/1286124364920950785?s=20 SpaceX Re-using Dragon Capsule - https://twitter.com/jeff_foust/status/1286312153193029633 Austin Gigafactory Photos - https://www.theverge.com/2020/7/22/21334860/tesla-cybertruck-factory-austin-texas-location-model-y UAE launches their first Mars Probe - https://everydayastronaut.com/al-amal-emirates-mars-mission-prelaunch-preview/ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CBMHeMwvRYA Tianwen-1 Launch to Mars - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S88DiWoIy7M https://everydayastronaut.com/prelaunch-preview-long-march-5-tianwen-1/ Tesla Q2 Results - https://ir.tesla.com/static-files/f41f4254-f1cc-4929-a0b6-6623b00475a6 SpaceX Anasis-II launch - https://twitter.com/SpaceX/status/1285326250806964225?s=20 https://twitter.com/SpaceX/status/1285328437847052288?s=20 (Double Catch Fairing) https://twitter.com/SpaceX/status/1285632260721573890?s=20 Music in your brain - https://futurism.com/the-byte/elon-musk-neuralink-stream-music-brians
July 24, 2020
SpaceX Starlink Hardware Leaked, Tesla S/X Get V3 Charging, and Sciencist Sequence the X-Chromosome - Ep 93
Joe, Tim, and Ben talk about news on Starlink internet, Model S+X getting V3 charging, and the scientific breakthrough in chromosome sequencing! Read more from the articles we referenced: Starlink Terminal Leaked - https://twitter.com/flcnhvy/status/1283140198621224975?s=21 S/X get 250kW charging - https://www.teslarati.com/tesla-model-s-x-250kw-v3-supercharging/ Twitter Hack - https://www.theverge.com/2020/7/15/21326200/elon-musk-bill-gates-twitter-hack-bitcoin-scam-compromised Model 3 Depreciation (nonsense) - https://www.teslarati.com/tesla-model-3-does-not-depreciate-study/ Giga Berlin Render - https://cleantechnica.com/2020/07/15/elon-musk-shares-pic-fun-notes-on-tesla-giga-berlin/ A minotaur IV launches for NROL-129 - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RR2Nub7RS_o https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Minotaur_IV Solar orbiter images / update - https://youtu.be/WyrgJfPo4dg https://www.nasa.gov/feature/goddard/2020/solar-orbiter-returns-first-data-snaps-closest-pictures-of-the-sun Why Don't They Just Reconfigure Starship - https://twitter.com/eddy85br/status/1282346917310201857?s=20 Scientists Sequence X-Chromosome - https://phys.org/news/2020-07-scientists-human-chromosome.html?fbclid=IwAR2LOvNJhjnRJAOOyGeMl_2FW8cK4T35tdw5RoSrfInfgrGaNZbO_iG5V48
July 17, 2020
Rocket Lab's Unlucky 13th Launch, Green Moon Goo Explained, Lucid's plan to take over USA - Ep 92
Joe, Tim, and Ben talk about Rocket Lab's failed Electron Launch, The no-longer mysterious green Moon goo, and Lucid's plan to develop a sales and service network in the US. Read more from the articles we referenced: Elon Says FSD is close - https://electrek.co/2020/07/09/tesla-tsla-elon-musk-level-5-autonomy-complete/ Lucid Service Network - https://www.greencarreports.com/news/1128777_lucid-nationwide-service-air-electric-car-20-stores-open-by-late-2021 Canoo Electric Van - https://www.greencarreports.com/news/1128759_jay-leno-drives-canoo-s-subscription-only-electric-van Green Moon Goo Explained - https://www.cnet.com/news/weird-green-gel-like-substance-found-on-the-moon-finally-identified/ Shrimpy Energy Storage - https://cleantechnica.com/2020/07/08/tiny-little-shrimp-could-spark-huge-energy-storage-breakthrough/ Rocket Lab has their first operational failure - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5ZcZoDFYjXc https://www.rocketlabusa.com/news/updates/rocket-lab-mission-fails-to-reach-orbit/ (Scott's video) - https://youtu.be/ayYgPdk0VVc?t=330 High Bay getting built quick! - https://twitter.com/BocaChicaGal/status/1280861327955804161?s=20 https://twitter.com/RGVaerialphotos/status/1280569392527540226?s=20 Isreal launches a rocket backwards - https://spaceflightnow.com/2020/07/06/israel-successfully-places-surveillance-satellite-into-orbit/ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lMUMERLjLAs&feature=youtu.be Liquid Batteries - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CSawQl8Lf1Y
July 10, 2020
Tesla Crushes Q2, NASA SLS Explodes, Spooky Quantum Movements - Ep 91
Joe, Tim, and Ben talk about Tesla's production numbers, SLS progress, and creepy quantum popcorn Read more from the articles we referenced: Nikola takes Pre-Orders for Electric Pickup- https://www.caranddriver.com/news/a33001530/nikola-badger-deposits-electric-pickup/ Tesla Q2 Deliveries Win - https://ir.tesla.com/news-releases/news-release-details/tesla-q2-2020-vehicle-production-deliveries Spooky Quantum Effects - https://www.independent.co.uk/life-style/gadgets-and-tech/news/quantum-human-scale-ligo-mit-nature-a9596056.html Blue Origin Delivers the first BE4 for ULA's Vulcan - https://twitter.com/ulalaunch/status/1278381463168184321?s=20 Bob Behnken and Chris Cassidy do an EVA to replace batteries - https://spaceflightnow.com/2020/07/01/iss-eva-66/ SLS updates - https://twitter.com/NASA_SLS/status/1276288677992431616 https://www.nasa.gov/exploration/systems/sls/nasa-checks-out-sls-core-stage-avionics-for-artemis-I-mission.html https://twitter.com/NASAGroundSys/status/1275791929045848064?s=20 SpaceX Starship SN5 passes cryo-test - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aXz45d3brgA&feature=youtu.be
July 03, 2020
NASA Goes Subortibal, Black Hole Energy Experiments, and Tesla S/X Get V3 Charging - Ep 90
Joe, Tim, and Ben talk about NASA's suborbital flights, black hole energy experiments, and Tesla Model S and X possibly getting V3 Charging capability Read more from the articles we referenced: Model S/X V3 Charging? - https://electrek.co/2019/03/18/tesla-model-s-x-charge-rate-reverting/ SN-5 Rolls out - https://twitter.com/elonmusk/status/1276058326954938368 SN7 Test till Failure - https://twitter.com/NASASpaceflight/status/1275468471728590850?s=20 SN5 rolls out - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AqrFVFQ5UK4&feature=youtu.be NASA HQ gets Renamed - https://www.nasa.gov/press-release/nasa-names-headquarters-after-hidden-figure-mary-w-jackson NASA Flies Suborbital - https://www.nasa.gov/feature/nasa-developing-a-plan-to-fly-personnel-on-suborbital-spacecraft Boring Company Las Vegas Loop - https://www.reddit.com/r/BoringCompany/comments/hfdqi6/lvcva_loop_stations_detailed_plans/?utm_source=share&utm_medium=ios_app&utm_name=iossmf Black Hole Energy - https://phys.org/news/2020-06-year-old-theory-alien-civilization-exploit.amp Tesla Whopper Stop - https://electrek.co/2020/06/25/tesla-autopilot-confuses-burger-king-stop-signs-ad-campaign/ R1T is Bad Ass - https://electrek.co/2020/06/25/rivian-r1t-electric-pickup-stress-tested-desert-video/ Why Don't They Just make space-only Starships - https://twitter.com/JochenHormes/status/1274697895850237955
June 26, 2020
CRISPR Starts Treating People, Tesla Crosses 400mi Range, and Starship Sea Launches - Ep 89
Joe, Tim, and Ben talk about 3 successful treatments by CRISPR, Tesla's Model S increased range and decreased pricing, and possible sea launches for Starship Read more from the articles we referenced: CRIPSR News - https://www.newscientist.com/article/2246020-three-people-with-inherited-diseases-successfully-treated-with-crispr/ Model S 400mi and Price Drop https://www.tesla.com/blog/model-s-long-range-plus-building-first-400-mile-electric-vehicle Model S Pricing - https://www.tesla.com/models/design#battery Starship SN-7 gets tested - https://twitter.com/elonmusk/status/1272651781630095360?s=20 https://twitter.com/LabPadre/status/1272655480968667137?s=20 Floating launch pad for Starship - https://twitter.com/elonmusk/status/1272972228326379520?s=20 SN5 and SN6 are in the high bay at BC - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LjDYKdrpLqs
June 19, 2020
NASA DM2 Mission Updates, Tesla Semi v Nikola Badger, New Exotic Matter on ISS - Ep 88
Joe, Tim, and Ben talk about the status of the Demo-2 mission astronauts, another electric pickup truck, and quantum matter on the ISS Read more from the articles we referenced: 5th State of Matter - https://www.newscientist.com/article/mg24632862-300-exotic-fifth-state-of-matter-made-on-the-international-space-station/ Tesla Semi Coming Soon - https://www.engadget.com/tesla-semi-elon-musk-volume-production-153933911.html Nikola Badger - https://www.caranddriver.com/news/a32803267/nikola-fuel-cell-badger-pickup-preorders-announced/ Nikola Semi - https://nikolamotor.com/motor Elon talks about why CH4 is better than Hydrogen - https://twitter.com/elonmusk/status/1270775787969368064?s=20 SpaceX shares gorgeous fairing footage - https://twitter.com/SpaceX/status/1270466922459459590?s=20 NASA + Private Space Companies - https://twitter.com/JimBridenstine/status/1270055378613612545
June 12, 2020
Tesla Giga Berlin Progress, NASA + SpaceX Making Headlines, Quantum Computer Breakthrough - Ep 87
Joe, Tim, and Ben talk about the progress on Tesla Gigafactory Berlin, NASA Demo-2 Mission, SpaceX Starship SN4 Exploding, and a Major Breakthrough in Quantum Computing Read more from the articles we referenced: Updates on how Starlink won't ruin the night sky - https://www.spacex.com/updates/starlink-update-04-28-2020/ Hot Qubits - https://singularityhub.com/2020/04/20/new-hot-qubits-let-quantum-computers-run-15x-warmer-than-before/ Starlink launches and lands 5 times - https://twitter.com/SpaceX/status/1268355982221914112?s=20 We see how Starlink deploys! https://twitter.com/Erdayastronaut/status/1268357746455457792?s=20 Starship SN4 blows up - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vIh4aLX3cZQ Tesla China Model Y - https://electrek.co/2020/06/04/tesla-model-y-configurator-china-orders/ Giga Berlin - https://electrek.co/2020/06/01/tesla-breaks-ground-foundation-gigafactory-berlin-machinery/
June 05, 2020
Tesla Slashes Prices Again, NASA SpaceX Demo2 Dud, 3d Printed Organs in Space - Ep 86
Joe and Ben talk about the Demo-2 Launch being scrubbed, 3d printed human organs in space, and Tesla cutting their prices yet again, while Tim takes a well-deserved nap. Read more from the articles we referenced: 3d Printed Human Organs, In Space - https://www.plasticstoday.com/medical/we-are-one-step-closer-3d-printing-human-organs-outer-space/59919135862208 https://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/success-3d-bioprinter-in-space-prints-with-human-heart-cells-300982759.html https://techshot.com/bioprinter/ Tesla Cuts Prices - https://electrek.co/2020/05/27/tesla-cuts-prices-lineup/ USS Portland Laser Cannon - https://twitter.com/BenSullins/status/1264067541384589312/photo/1 Solving Space Junk Problem - https://phys.org/news/2020-05-space-junk-problem.html WDTJ via @JakubPolasek - https://twitter.com/JakubPolasek/status/1265956574285172736
May 29, 2020
Next-Gen Nuclear Advances, New Tesla Model 3 Secrets Revealed, and Demo 2 Launch Countdown - Ep 85
Joe, Tim, and Ben talk about news on next-gen nuclear tech, Model 3 Vehicle-To-Grid capabilities, and what to expect from the Demo-2 Mission Launch
May 22, 2020
Elon Musk Faces Arrest, Largest USA Solar Project, Chinese Rocket Just Misses NYC - Ep 84
Joe, Tim, and Ben talk about Elon reopening Fremont against the law, approval for the largest solar project in the USA, and China's Long March 5B almost landing in NYC.
May 14, 2020
More Tesla Roadster Delays, A Carbon Neutral Electric Jet Engine, and Tom Cruise Films in Space - Ep 83
Joe, Tim, and Ben talk about Elon Musk on The Joe Rogan Experience for the second time, a new Jet Engine that uses electricity instead of fossil fuel, and NASA is working with Tom Cruise to film a movie on the International Space Station
May 08, 2020
SpaceX Starship Joins NASA's Artemis, Pentagon Confirms UFO Sightings, Elon Rants about Covid - Ep 82
Get 2 months of Skillshare for free when you sign up at http://www.skillshare.com/olfJoe, Tim, and Ben talk about Nasa naming Starship as a Lunar Lander, the Pentagons Statement on UFOs, and Elon's war on shelter-in-place orders.Read more from the...
May 01, 2020
SpaceX Starship SN4 Moving, Ford's Real Electric Mustang, Oil Prices Go Negative - Ep 81
Joe, Tim, and Ben talk about current progress and updates on Starship SN4, Ford's electric Cobra Jet drag car, and oil prices hitting negatives!
April 24, 2020
Talcum Powder that Cleans Space Debris, Osiris-REx Rehearsal, Tesla Reverse Summon - Ep 80
Joe, Tim, and Ben talk about a possible way to clean space debris, Osiris-REx's two rehearsals, and Tesla's new Reverse Summon feature.
April 17, 2020
President Approves Moon Mining, Tesla's new Sentry Mode Viewer, Proof of Parallel Universe - Ep 79
Joe, Tim, and Ben talk about The US Government approving mining on the Moon, Tesla's latest Sentry Mode Update, and possible proof of a parallel universe.
April 10, 2020
Lucid 400mi EV, SpaceX Starship Users Guide, Pandemic v. Air Pollution - Ep 78
Joe, Tim, and Ben talk about Lucid's 400mi range test, Starships new payload details, and the possible positive outcomes in spite of the current pandemic.
April 03, 2020
Starship SN3 Stacked, Model Y Radar Heater, Starlink gets Dimmer - Ep 77
Joe, Tim, and Ben talk about Starship SN3 assembly, Model Y's new radar heater, and Starlinks satellite's new anti-reflective coating
March 27, 2020
SpaceX Loses an Engine, Boeing SLS Overdue and Over Budget, First Tesla Model Y Deliveries - Ep 76
Joe, Tim, and Ben talk about the first Model Y deliveries, Space, SLS's ridiculous budget and schedule, and Falcon 9 losing an engine.
March 20, 2020
Tesla Model Y Is Here, SpaceX Could be Launching Crew Dragon, and Tesla's Giga-Berlin Coronavirus Scare - Ep 75
Joe, and Ben talk about Model Y deliveries starting today, SpaceX's first human flight, and Coronavirus slowing down Gigafactory Berlin progress.
March 13, 2020
Tesla Model Ys at Fremont, NASA Mars Rover Got a Name, Blue Origin New Glenn New Fairing - Ep 74
Joe, Tim, and Ben talk about Model Y deliveries starting, Mars Rover 2020 new name, and the first sight of the New Glenn Fairing
March 06, 2020
Earth's Mini Moon, SpaceX New Launchpad, March Tesla Model Y Deliveries - Ep 73
Joe, Tim, and Ben talk about Earth's new Mini Moon, SpaceX's launchpad updates, Tesla Model Y deliveries starting in March
February 28, 2020
Space Tourism, 400mi Range Tesla, New Fuel Efficient Rockets - Ep 72
Joe, Tim, and Ben talk about Space Tourism with Virgin Galactic and SpaceX, a possible 400mi range Tesla, and a new better but unstable rocket design
February 21, 2020
NASA 2021 Budget, Tesla Battery Production, SpaceX New Hire from NASA - Ep 71
Joe, Tim, and Ben talk about the NASA 2021 budget proposal numbers, Tesla's in-house battery production, and SpaceX hiring a renowned NASA employee.
February 14, 2020
Tesla Stock Up and Down, Gigafactory Factory Shut Down, 2 Year Review of Falcon Heavy - Ep 70
Joe, Tim, and Ben talk about Tesla Stock spikes, The Coronavirus scare at Tesla's China Factory, and the last 2 years of SpaceX Falcon Heavy
February 07, 2020
SpaceX Starlink launch, Tesla Crushes Q4, NASA signs with Axiom Space - Ep 69
Joe, Tim, and Ben talk about SpaceX's flawless Starlink Launch, Tesla's killer Q4 numbers, and Axiom Space's deal with NASA
January 31, 2020
Tesla Stock Through the Roof, Model Y Delivery Rumors, SpaceX Crew Dragon Abort Test - Ep 68
Joe, Tim, and Ben talk about Tesla's stock boost, Model Y Delivery Rumors, and the SpaceX Crew Dragon In-Flight Abort Test
January 24, 2020
APLs New Invincible Lithium Battery, Tesla's New Chinese Car, Boeing Starliner Gets Refurbished - Ep 67
Joe, Tim, and Ben talk about Johns Hopkins new indestructible lithium-ion battery, Tesla's new "Chinese Style" render, and Boeing Starliner Crew Capsule's refurb plans
January 17, 2020
SpaceX Bopper Test, Sony's Shocking EV, and NASA found another Earth - Ep 66
Joe, Tim, and Ben talk about SpaceX Baby StarBopper tank test, NASA may have found another "Earth", and Sony surprises everyone with an EV
January 10, 2020
SpaceX Starship Inside Details, Tesla's Christmas Surprise, and OLF 2020 Plans - Ep 65
Joe, Tim, and Ben talk about Tim getting Starship info from Elon, Tesla releases a Christmas Update, and the plans for OLF in 2020
January 03, 2020
NASA SLS goes Boom, Boeing Starliner set to Launch, and Tesla stock Explodes - Ep 64
Joe, Tim, and Ben talk about NASA's recent SLS test, Boeing Starliner hits the launchpad, and the recent Tesla stock spike.
December 20, 2019
Cybertruck rematch F150, Blue Origin New Shepard, Hydrogen Power - Ep 63
Joe, Tim, and Ben talk about the Tesla x F150 rematch, New Shepard's Launch and Landing, and new possibilities for hydrogen power from Australia.
December 13, 2019
Tesla Cybertruck's True Cost, Old Roadsters New Service, and SpaceX Anniversary - Ep 62
Joe, Tim, and Ben talk about Tesla's Cybertruck 's true cost of ownership, New announcements around original Roadsters, and SpaceX Anniversary success.
December 06, 2019
Tesla Cybertruck Unveil, SpaceX Starship Explosion, and More - Ep 61
Joe, Tim, and Ben talk about Tesla's Cybertruck unveil event, a Starship test accident, and more.Links: Tesla Cybertruck - http://www.tesla.com/cybertruckStarship Explosion -https://twitter.com/LabPadre/status/1197267227797573633Why Don't They Just...
November 23, 2019
Tesla Gigafactory 4 Berlin, SpaceX Crew Dragon Key Test, Blue Origin's New Rocket Factory - Ep 60
Joe, Tim and Ben talk about Tesla's new Gigafactory in Berlin, Space X Crew Dragon passing a crucial test, and Blue Origin's new rocket factory!
November 15, 2019
Tesla Truck Announced, NASA Starliner Abort Test, Ocean Cleanup Interceptor - Ep 59
Joe, Tim and Ben talk about official Tesla Truck Reveal, the semi successful Starliner pad abort test, and The Ocean Cleanup Interceptor
November 08, 2019
Model Y Spotted, Boeing's Orbit Record, Internet of Brains - Ep 58
Joe, Tim and Ben talk about the first Model Y spotted in the wild, Boeing's secret space plane, and progress on the internet of brains!
November 01, 2019
Shocking Tesla Q3, Aluminum-Air Battery, Chris Gebhardt on Starlink - Ep 57
Joe, Tim and Ben talk about Tesla’s big Q3 results, a new aluminum battery that could save the world, and Tim interviews Chris Gebhardt on Starlink
October 25, 2019
Tesla Plaid in Germany, New NASA Spacesuits, and Carbon Capture - Ep 56
Joe, Tim and Ben talk about Tesla’s Model S Plaid at the Nurburgring, NASA’s new spacesuits, and Carbon Capture technology.
October 18, 2019
Tim and Joe Barnard, Goodenough for Nobel, Dyson ditches EVs - Ep 55
Joe, Tim and Ben talk about Joe Barnard’s rockets, Lithium Battery developments, and Dyson giving up on its electric car program.
October 11, 2019
Tim interviews Elon Musk, Joe's advanced summon woes and Q3 news - Ep 54
Joe, Tim and Ben talk about Tim’s interview with Elon Musk, Joe’s V10 advance summon accident, and Tesla Q3 updates
October 04, 2019
Starship is changing, Quantum Computing and Tesla V10 software - E53
Joe, Tim and Ben talk about Google’s claim of achieved quantum supremacy, all the sweet updates coming with Tesla V10 Software, and Starship gets another redesign…with only 2 fins!
September 27, 2019
Ep 52 - New pictures of Starship, Ozone Over Antarctic, Tesla’s Safety Ratings
Joe, Tim and Ben talk about the new pictures of Starship prototype, updates about the ozone hole over Antarctica, and Tesla catches up to Audi E-Tron’s safety ratings.
September 20, 2019
Ep 51 - Chandrayaan 2 Crash, Tesla goes Plaid, and there’s Water on an Exoplanet
Joe, Tim and Ben talk about how Tim made Chandrayaan 2, Tesla’s new Plaid Powertrain, and water has been found on an exoplanet.
September 14, 2019
Ep 50 - Porsche Tesla Killer, Moon Jelly Shenanigans, and the OLF Live Show!
Joe, Tim and Ben talk about Porsche’s new all electric Taycan, China’s Moon gel discovery, and next week’s Live Show in San Diego!
September 06, 2019
Ep 49 - Tesla launches Insurance Program , StarHopper’s last hop, …..and More!
Joe, Tim and Ben talk about Tesla’s proprietary insurance policies, StarHoppers last hop, and a lot more stuff!
August 31, 2019
Ep 48 - Tesla Full Self-Driving Delays, StarHopper retires, and the Amazon is on Fire
Joe, Tim and Ben talk about Tesla delaying the FSD upgrade, plans to retire SpaceX StarHopper, and the Amazon Rainforest on fire.
August 23, 2019
Ep 47 - Tesla Software 10, Russian Radioactive Explosion, and Dream Chaser Finds a Flight
Joe, Tim and Ben talk about new details about Tesla Software 10, a radioactive Russian rocket explosion, and Dreamchaser’s ride to space.
August 16, 2019
Ep 46 - Re-useable Electron, Tesla Full Self-Driving, and NASA Harvests Protein
Joe, Tim and Ben talk about Rocket Lab’s new re-useable Electron, Tesla’s Full Self Driving mode, and NASA’s new way to harvest protein from thin air
August 09, 2019
Ep 45 - Tesla Megapack, Full SLS Test, and a New Habitable Planet
Joe, Tim and Ben talk about the newly announced Tesla Mega Pack, the scheduled full SLS test, and the recently discovered habitable planet.
August 02, 2019
Ep 44 - Lightsail 2 Success, Starhopper Failure, Tesla Q2 Earnings
Ep 44 - Lightsail 2 Success, Starhopper Failure, Tesla Q2 Earnings
July 26, 2019
Ep 43 - Elon's brain computers, Tesla updates pricing again, and StarHoppers static fire
Joe, Tim and Ben talk about Elon Musk’s Neuralink, Tesla’s updated pricing, and StarHopper catches fire…kinda
July 19, 2019
Ep 42 - Arianespace Vega launch failure, Model S name Motor Trend car of the year, and interview with Launch Pad Astronomy
Joe, Tim and Ben talk about Arianespace’s launch failure with the Vega rocket, a 6 year old Model S was name Motor Trend Car of the Year, and Joe interviews Christian from Launch Pad Astronomy
July 12, 2019
Ep 41 - Tesla crushes their sales record, Orion test flight successful, and Nasa takes a drone to Titan
Joe, Tim and Ben talk about Tesla hitting an all time sales record, Orion’s test flight, and Nasa’s new Dragonfly
July 04, 2019
Ep 40 - Falcon Heavy center core issues, Raptor Engine updates, and Tesla pushes for a record!
Joe, Tim and Ben talk about SpaceX’s Falcon Heavy issues, updates about the Raptor Engine, and Elon’s push for new sales records
June 27, 2019
Ep 39 - Blue Origin tests a new engine, the first Tesla Truck, kinda, and The Audi E-Tron get’s mixed reviews
Joe, Tim and Ben talk about SpaceX’s Falcon Heavy launch, Blue Origins new rocket engine, the first, sort of Tesla Truck, and the Audi E-Tron getting great reviews and recalls at the same time.
June 21, 2019
Ep 38 - SpaceX rocket spots a UFO, Space Tourism, and Tesla Truck Details
Joe, Tim and Ben talk about SpaceX's rocket catching video of a UFO, the ISS is open for business, and Elon talks sales and truck details in Tesla's annual share holder meeting.
June 14, 2019
Ep 37 - Tim Pretends to be Joe, Space X attempts the Falcon 9 Fairing catch again, and some major leaks from Tesla
Joe, Tim and Ben talk about Space X attempting the Falcon 9 fairing catch again, and some very big news gets leaked from Tesla.
June 07, 2019
Ep 36 - Tesla launches in China, Starlink Satellites cover the sky, and what's with Freedom Gas?
Ep 36 - Tesla launches in China, Starlink Satellites cover the sky, and what's with Freedom Gas?
May 31, 2019
Ep 35 - Tesla’s leaked Q2 Numbers, Boring Company heads to Vegas, and Starhopper gets ready to hop!
Joe, Tim and Ben talk about some leaked figures for Tesla Model 3 2019 deliveries, the new Boring Company contract for Las Vegas Convention Center, and SpaceX starts testing Starship Hopper!
May 24, 2019
Ep 34 - NASA goes back to the Moon, Space X Starlink Internet, and Tesla V3 Supercharging
Joe, Tim and Ben talk about the new NASA’s plan to return to the Moon, Space X’s Starlink satellite internet service, and Tesla’s V3 Superchargers!
May 17, 2019
Ep 33 - Blue Origin Blue Moon, Space X Setbacks, and Tesla Competitors
Joe, Tim and Ben talk the new Blue Origin lunar lander, Challenges that Space X Crew Dragon faces, and Tesla's increasing competition!
May 13, 2019
Ep 32 - Tesla Raises Money, New Shepard Hops, and Canada EV Credits for Tesla Come Back
Joe, Tim and Ben talk about the the Blue Origin New Shepard, Canada gets EV Credits again, and Tesla is raising another $2Billion!
May 03, 2019
EP 31 - SpaceX Crew Dragon Anomoly, Tesla Financials, and Robo-Taxis
Joe, Tim and Ben talk about the the SpaceX Crew Dragon Capsule exploding, Tesla's new full self driving computer, and Telsa's Q1 Financial status.
April 26, 2019
EP 30 - Falcon Heavy Tipped Over, Human Cell Computers, and Tesla Model S and X Refresh
Joe, Tim and Ben talk about the Falcon Heavy tipping over, CRISPR building computers in human cells, and a possible refresh for the Tesla Model S and X
April 19, 2019
Ep 29 - Falcon Heavy, Event Horizon and Tesla Pricing Changes
Joe, Tim and Ben talk about the Falcon Heavy's successful launch which they all attended in-person, the Event Horizon first photo of a black hole, and Tesla updating their pricing for Model 3...again.
April 13, 2019
EP 28 - Starliner Delayed, India Angers NASA, and Tesla's Q1 Performance
In this episode Joe and Tim talk about delays for Starliner, how India made NASA angry, and updates from Tesla's Q1.
April 05, 2019
Ep 27 - Moon People, Mars 2020 Rover, and Enhanced Summon Mode
In this episode Joe and Tim talk about Tim's trip to visit Starhopper, the Mars 2020 Rover, and the new Tesla Enhanced Summon feature
March 30, 2019
Ep 26 - Starhopper, Texas V Tesla, and More Model Y
In this episode Joe and Tim take a look at the latest Starhopper developments, trouble for Tesla in Texas, and more Tesla Model Y news.
March 23, 2019
Ep 25 - Will Starhopper Hop? Is SLS Done? And Tesla Model Y Reveal
In this episode Joe and Tim take a look at Starhopper developments, SLS and a potential budget cut, as well as Ben joins after the Model Y reveal to give his thoughts.
March 16, 2019
Ep 24 - SpaceX DM1, SuperCharger V3, and Tesla Model Y
Joe, Tim, and Ben discuss the SpaceX DM1, the new SuperCharger V3, and the Tesla Model Y unveiling
March 08, 2019
Ep 23 - Tesla's Big Announcment and Model 3 Standard Details
Joe and Ben talk about the Tesla Model 3 Standard Edition and other key details from Tesla's latest announcement.
March 01, 2019
Ep 22 - SpaceX Crew Dragon Launch, Future Solar Panels and Model 3 Leasing
Joe, Tim, and Ben discuss the SpaceX Crew Dragon Launch, the most efficient Solar Panels, and Tesla's Model 3 Leasing Program.
February 22, 2019
Ep 21 - Tesla Sentry Mode, Lost Opportunity, and Harpooning Space Junk
Joe, Tim, and Ben discuss Tesla's Sentry Mode, Lost Opportunity, and Space Junk Harpoons.
February 15, 2019
Ep 20 - Model 3 in Europe, Tesla Ultra Capacitors, and Space X's Raptor Engine
Joe, Tim, and Ben discuss the Model 3 hitting Europe, Tesla's new ultra capacitor manufacturer, and the Space X Raptor Engine
February 08, 2019
Ep 19 - Falcon Heavy, Universe in a Box, and Tesla Q4 Earnings Results
Joe, Tim, and Ben discuss the Falcon Heavy, the Universe in a box, and Tesla's Q4 Earnings Results
January 31, 2019
Ep 18 - Sweaty Starship, The Starhopper Falls Over, and Tesla Sentry Mode
Joe, Tim, and Ben discuss the new SpaceX Rocket, the Starhopper falling over, and an upcoming Sentry Mode on Teslas
January 26, 2019
Ep 17 - SpaceX Layoffs, Billboards in Space, and Goodbye Tesla Referral Program
Joe, Tim, and Ben discuss recent SpaceX Layoffs, Space Billboards, and the end of the Tesla Referral Program
January 18, 2019
Ep 16 - Ben is at CES, "Why Don't They Just", and SpaceX Crew
Joe, Tim and Ben discuss CES, the first official segment of "Why Don't They Just", and the SpaceX Crew
January 10, 2019
Ep 15 - Tesla Q4 Results, SpaceX Shiny Starship and Utlima Thule
Joe, Tim and Ben discuss Tesla's Q4 results, SpaceX shiny Starship and Utlima Thule.
January 03, 2019
Ep 14 - Boring Event, Rockets Scrubbed, New Tesla Easter Egg
Joe, Tim and Ben talk about the recent Boring Company launch, all the rockets scrubbed in December, and the fun new Tesla easter eggs.
December 20, 2018
EP 13 - Elon on 60 Minutes, Boring Company Launch, Tesla Model Y and New Glenn Rocket
Joe, Tim and Ben talk about Elon on 60 Minutes, Boring Company Launch, Tesla Model Y and New Glenn Rocket
December 13, 2018
Ep 12 - SpaceX Landing Failure, Tesla China Factory, and EV Incentives Phasing Out
Joe, Tim and Ben discuss the recent SpaceX Falcon 9 Water Landing, news about the Tesla china factory, and the potential for US EV incentives to be ending soon.
December 07, 2018
Ep 11 - NASA on Mars Again, EVs at LA Auto Show, and FUD from NBC on Boring Company
Joe, Tim and Ben talk about the Mars Insight lander, new Electric Vehicles at the LA Auto Show, and NBC throwing shade on the Boring Company.
November 29, 2018
Ep 10 - Ode to Buran, Future of Batteries and Waymo Opens for Business
Joe, Tim and Ben talk about the Russian space shuttle Buran, future battery tech, and Waymo opening for business next month.
November 16, 2018
Ep 9 - Tesla Model 3 Track Mode, Baby SpaceX BFS and Starlink Internet
Tesla Model 3 Track Mode, Baby SpaceX BFS and Starlink Internet
November 09, 2018
Ep 8 - Tesla New Autopilot Features, Russians Soyuz Failure Update, and NASA Loses Two Spacecrafts
Tesla's New Autopilot Features, Russians Soyuz Failure Update, and NASA Losing Two Spacecrafts
November 02, 2018
Ep 7 - Soyuz Launches, BepiColombo Heads to Mercury and Tesla Makes a Profit
Joe, Tim and Ben discuss the Soyuz rocket launch, BepiColombo heading to Mercury, and Tesla's profitable quarter.
October 26, 2018
Ep 6 - Tim Visits Rocket Lab in New Zealand, Tesla Dashcam Explained, and Soyuz Rocket Failure
Tim Visits Rocket Lab in New Zealand, Tesla Dashcam Explained, and Soyuz Rocket Failure
October 18, 2018
Ep 5 - Tesla V9 First Impressions, Soyuz Rocket Fail and Tesla's New Board Member
Joe and Ben talk Tesla V9, the Soyuz Rocket Failure and Tesla's new Board Member
October 13, 2018
Ep 4 - SpaceX Tries to catch a fairing, Elon and SEC settle, and Tesla smashes Q3 production goals
Joe,Tim and Ben talk upcoming SpaceX Launch, Elon and the SEC plus Tesla Q3 Production
October 04, 2018
Ep 3. - Tesla V9, Japan’s Hayabusa-2 Touches an Asteroid, The First on Hulu and the Cult of Tesla
Tim, Joe and Ben talk Tesal v9, Japan's Hayabusa-2 and More
September 27, 2018
Ep. 2 - BFR Updates, Joe Gets A New Car, Tesla Shorts
Joe, Tim and Ben talk BFR and Tesla Shorts
September 20, 2018
Ep. 1 - A Tour Of SpaceX, Tesla Killers, and Howard Hughes
Joe, Tim and Ben talk SpaceX Factory, Tesla Killers, and Elon Musk becoming Howard Hughes
September 13, 2018