Our Ludicrous Future

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.
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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/
1:56:05
August 7, 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
1:23:49
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
1:45:48
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
1:54:51
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
1:36:55
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
1:40:10
July 3, 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
1:46:59
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
1:38:01
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
1:32:12
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/
1:31:27
June 5, 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
1:29:52
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
1:21:29
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.
1:45:36
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
1:44:33
May 8, 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...
1:31:02
May 1, 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!
1:27:31
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.
1:31:14
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.
1:35:55
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.
1:50:35
April 3, 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
1:23:05
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.
1:35:20
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.
1:00:55
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
1:42:58
March 6, 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
1:55:58
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
1:38:53
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.
1:19:44
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
1:37:10
February 7, 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
1:36:33
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
1:42:04
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
1:35:49
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
1:34:31
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
1:24:12
January 3, 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.
1:31:56
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.
1:27:12
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.
1:16:00
December 6, 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...
1:22:56
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!
1:29:44
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
1:40:54
November 8, 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!
1:54:00
November 1, 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
1:49:09
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.
1:16:31
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.
2:25:16
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
1:48:37
October 4, 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!
1:40:22
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.
1:35:54
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.
2:25:02
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!
1:26:54
September 6, 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!
1:33:57
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.
1:36:33
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.
1:20:20
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
1:16:48
August 9, 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.
1:31:52
August 2, 2019
Ep 44 - Lightsail 2 Success, Starhopper Failure, Tesla Q2 Earnings
Ep 44 - Lightsail 2 Success, Starhopper Failure, Tesla Q2 Earnings
1:25:54
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
1:26:47
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
1:25:51
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
1:25:51
July 4, 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
1:08:16
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.
1:06:28
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.
1:14:10
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.
1:18:55
June 7, 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?
1:42:43
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!
1:31:40
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!
1:35:19
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!
1:05:54
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!
1:17:07
May 3, 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.
1:40:19
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
1:35:42
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.
1:41:59
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.
1:29:01
April 5, 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
1:40:54
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.
1:12:46
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.
1:40:11
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
1:36:04
March 8, 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.
1:08:09
March 1, 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.
1:19:51
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.
1:48:48
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
1:33:27
February 8, 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
1:14:39
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
1:27:56
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
1:29:41
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
33:57
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.
1:38:15
January 3, 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.
1:21:54
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
1:44:54
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.
1:42:31
December 7, 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.
1:25:12
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.
1:19:27
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
1:11:41
November 9, 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
1:15:00
November 2, 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.
1:28:05
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
1:15:59
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
1:16:42
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
1:02:39
October 4, 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
1:09:46
September 27, 2018
Ep. 2 - BFR Updates, Joe Gets A New Car, Tesla Shorts
Joe, Tim and Ben talk BFR and Tesla Shorts
1:08:33
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
1:09:34
September 13, 2018