Our Ludicrous Future

By Joe Scott, Tim Dodd and Ben Sullins

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Gareth
 Jun 10, 2020
Great podcast keep it up

Tibo
 Sep 22, 2019
Tim Dodd fan, started listening to the podcast since the beginning and I've always loved the energy of the trio. Eager to listen to each episode and this almost always awkward, out of sync outro (except ep.51) 馃槅. Great job guys!


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 May 11, 2019
love it!

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 Nov 21, 2018
Love these 3 guys before this podcast. With their powers combined, you get Captain Musk!

Description

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, Neuraslink, and more.

Episode Date
Mars Perseverance Launches, Tesla 20% Battery Increase, Virgin Galactic Reveal - Ep 95
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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

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Jul 31, 2020
Neuraslink will stream music straight to your brain, Tesla takes of Texas, and the Summer of Mars - Ep 94
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Joe, Tim, and Ben talk about Elons promises for Neuraslink, 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-neuraslink-stream-music-brians

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Jul 24, 2020
SpaceX Starslink Hardware Leaked, Tesla S/X Get V3 Charging, and Sciencist Sequence the X-Chromosome - Ep 93
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Joe, Tim, and Ben talk about news on Starslink internet, Model S+X getting V3 charging, and the scientific breakthrough in chromosome sequencing!




Read more from the articles we referenced: 


Starslink 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


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Jul 17, 2020
Rocket Lab's Unlucky 13th Launch, Green Moon Goo Explained, Lucid's plan to take over USA - Ep 92
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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

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Jul 10, 2020
Tesla Crushes Q2, NASA SLS Explodes, Spooky Quantum Movements - Ep 91
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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

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Jul 03, 2020
NASA Goes Subortibal, Black Hole Energy Experiments, and Tesla S/X Get V3 Charging - Ep 90
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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

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Jun 26, 2020
CRISPR Starts Treating People, Tesla Crosses 400mi Range, and Starship Sea Launches - Ep 89
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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

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Jun 19, 2020
NASA DM2 Mission Updates, Tesla Semi v Nikola Badger, New Exotic Matter on ISS - Ep 88
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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

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Jun 12, 2020
Tesla Giga Berlin Progress, NASA + SpaceX Making Headlines, Quantum Computer Breakthrough - Ep 87
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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 Starslink won't ruin the night sky - https://www.spacex.com/updates/starslink-update-04-28-2020/

Hot Qubits - https://singularityhub.com/2020/04/20/new-hot-qubits-let-quantum-computers-run-15x-warmer-than-before/

Starslink launches and lands 5 times - https://twitter.com/SpaceX/status/1268355982221914112?s=20

We see how Starslink 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/

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Jun 05, 2020
Tesla Slashes Prices Again, NASA SpaceX Demo2 Dud, 3d Printed Organs in Space - Ep 86
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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

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May 29, 2020
Next-Gen Nuclear Advances, New Tesla Model 3 Secrets Revealed, and Demo 2 Launch Countdown - Ep 85
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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 --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/olfpod/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/olfpod/support
May 22, 2020
Elon Musk Faces Arrest, Largest USA Solar Project, Chinese Rocket Just Misses NYC - Ep 84
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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. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/olfpod/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/olfpod/support
May 14, 2020
More Tesla Roadster Delays, A Carbon Neutral Electric Jet Engine, and Tom Cruise Films in Space - Ep 83
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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 --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/olfpod/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/olfpod/support
May 08, 2020
SpaceX Starship Joins NASA's Artemis, Pentagon Confirms UFO Sightings, Elon Rants about Covid - Ep 82
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Joe, 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 articles we referenced: 

Starship is joining Artemis!!! - https://twitter.com/SpaceX/status/1255907211533901825?s=20

Artemis landers announced - https://www.nasa.gov/feature/nasa-selects-blue-origin-dynetics-spacex-for-artemis-human-landers

Tesla Earnings - https://ir.tesla.com/static-files/c1723af4-ffda-4881-ae12-b6f3c972b795

Elon COVID-19 Comments - https://youtu.be/Dd1XlWpnZAk

Pentagon's UFO Videos: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Le7Fqbsrrm8



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May 01, 2020
SpaceX Starship SN4 Moving, Ford's Real Electric Mustang, Oil Prices Go Negative - Ep 81
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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! 

Read more from the articles we referenced: 

Starship Aero changes - https://twitter.com/elonmusk/status/1250613503888519168?s=21

Starlink launch - https://twitter.com/spacex/status/1253043667343818754?s=21

Tim is getting Starlink! - https://twitter.com/elonmusk/status/1253251573851066368?s=21

SN-4 rolls out to the pad - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZZxrC633mTU

Ford Mustang Jet - https://techcrunch.com/2020/04/23/ford-goes-drag-racing-with-1400-hp-electric-mustang-cobra-jet/

S/X Thermal Mgmnt Update - https://electrek.co/2020/04/23/tesla-3x-improved-thermal-endurance-model-s-x-performance-update/

1km Lunar Crater Radio Telescope - https://www.sciencealert.com/check-out-this-amazing-plan-to-turn-a-crater-on-the-far-side-of-the-moon-into-a-radio-telescope

Polestar2 Pricing - https://www.polestar.com/us/polestar-2/

Apr 24, 2020
Talcum Powder that Cleans Space Debris, Osiris-REx Rehearsal, Tesla Reverse Summon - Ep 80
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Apr 17, 2020
President Approves Moon Mining, Tesla's new Sentry Mode Viewer, Proof of Parallel Universe - Ep 79
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Apr 10, 2020
Lucid 400mi EV, SpaceX Starship Users Guide, Pandemic v. Air Pollution - Ep 78
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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.


Links: 

Starship's Legs - https://twitter.com/elonmusk/status/1244693699772235777?s=20

https://twitter.com/kimitalvitie/status/1245378204384231424?s=20


Starship payload user guide comes out - https://twitter.com/Erdayastronaut/status/1245052949170094082?s=20

https://www.spacex.com/sites/spacex/files/starship_users_guide_v1.pdf

Starship SN-3 Gets ready for its proof test and static fire - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yxh5QfCtZwk&t=26s

NASA will hire SpaceX and Falcon Heavy with a New Dragon XL - https://www.nasa.gov/press-release/nasa-awards-artemis-contract-for-gateway-logistics-services

Lucid 400mi EV test - https://electrek.co/2020/04/02/lucid-video-400-mile-real-world-range-test-air-electric-car/

Toyota + BYD new EV Company - https://electrek.co/2020/04/02/toyota-electric-car-company-byd/

HI Battery - https://cleantechnica.com/2020/04/01/hawaiian-electric-plans-nearly-1-gigawatt-hour-of-battery-storage-mostly-from-tesla-megapacks/

The Nasa Worm is Back - https://twitter.com/jimbridenstine/status/1245744389692981259?s=21

Lockdown reduces air pollution - https://electrek.co/2020/03/20/coronavirus-lockdown-save-lives-reducing-air-pollution/?fbclid=IwAR0RbLeTGMUb69FjhHY_FYQp_MAFp8n3k5qZotCnHESgyVQqIO7MKIFxC8Q

Pandemic effects on the Environment - https://www.bbc.com/future/article/20200326-covid-19-the-impact-of-coronavirus-on-the-environment

Electron Heavy - https://twitter.com/Peter_J_Beck

Apr 03, 2020
Starship SN3 Stacked, Model Y Radar Heater, Starslink gets Dimmer - Ep 77
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Mar 27, 2020
SpaceX Loses an Engine, Boeing SLS Overdue and Over Budget, First Tesla Model Y Deliveries - Ep 76
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Mar 20, 2020
Tesla Model Y Is Here, SpaceX Could be Launching Crew Dragon, and Tesla's Giga-Berlin Coronavirus Scare - Ep 75
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Joe, and Ben talk about Model Y deliveries starting today, SpaceX's first human flight, and Coronavirus slowing down Gigafactory Berlin progress.


Links: 

SpaceX First Crewed Flight - https://www.cnet.com/news/spacex-could-launch-its-first-astronauts-in-under-two-months/

Fiat 300mi Range - https://electrek.co/2020/03/12/fiat-hints-that-its-compact-ev-with-300-miles-of-add-on-batteries-is-real/

Tesla Giga Berlin Employees - https://electrek.co/2020/03/12/tesla-recalls-us-employees-gigafactory-berlin-coronavirus/

Model Y deliveries - https://www.teslarati.com/tesla-model-y-first-delivery-date/

Mar 13, 2020
Tesla Model Ys at Fremont, NASA Mars Rover Got a Name, Blue Origin New Glenn New Fairing - Ep 74
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Mar 06, 2020
Earth's Mini Moon, SpaceX New Launchpad, March Tesla Model Y Deliveries - Ep 73
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Feb 28, 2020
Space Tourism, 400mi Range Tesla, New Fuel Efficient Rockets - Ep 72
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Feb 21, 2020
NASA 2021 Budget, Tesla Battery Production, SpaceX New Hire from NASA - Ep 71
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Feb 14, 2020
Tesla Stock Up and Down, Gigafactory Factory Shut Down, 2 Year Review of Falcon Heavy - Ep 70
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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



Links: 

Tesla Stock - https://www.marketwatch.com/investing/stock/tsla

Tesla China Shutdown - https://www.cnbc.com/2020/02/06/tesla-temporarily-closes-china-stores-amid-virus-fears.html

Giga Texas - https://twitter.com/elonmusk/status/1224926442527563776

Christina Koch Breaking records - https://www.nasa.gov/press-release/record-setting-nasa-astronaut-crewmates-return-from-space-station

SpaceX's ride share is official - https://www.spacex.com/smallsat

Falcon Heavy 2 years later (review) - https://www.spacexstats.xyz/#launchhistory

Feb 07, 2020
SpaceX Starslink launch, Tesla Crushes Q4, NASA signs with Axiom Space - Ep 69
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Jan 31, 2020
Tesla Stock Through the Roof, Model Y Delivery Rumors, SpaceX Crew Dragon Abort Test - Ep 68
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Jan 24, 2020
APLs New Invincible Lithium Battery, Tesla's New Chinese Car, Boeing Starliner Gets Refurbished - Ep 67
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Jan 17, 2020
SpaceX Bopper Test, Sony's Shocking EV, and NASA found another Earth - Ep 66
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Jan 10, 2020
SpaceX Starship Inside Details, Tesla's Christmas Surprise, and OLF 2020 Plans - Ep 65
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Jan 03, 2020
NASA SLS goes Boom, Boeing Starliner set to Launch, and Tesla stock Explodes - Ep 64
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Dec 20, 2019
Cybertruck rematch F150, Blue Origin New Shepard, Hydrogen Power - Ep 63
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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.

Links: 

Fully Charged Tix - https://fullycharged.show/events/fully-charged-live-north-america/

Cybertruck vs F150 - https://twitter.com/CybertruckN/status/1204844658297319425

Tesla Connectivity - https://www.tesla.com/support/connectivity

Cybertruck Nuts - https://cybertrucknuts.net/

1mm Solid State Battery - https://www.eenewseurope.com/news/1mm-thick-solid-state-batteries-beat-all-performance-benchmarks

Cheaper Hydrogen Power - https://phys.org/news/2019-12-scientists-cheaper-hydrogen-energy.html

Blue Origin New Shepard Launches and Lands - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9uwZf8Zcluw

Dec 13, 2019
Tesla Cybertruck's True Cost, Old Roadsters New Service, and SpaceX Anniversary - Ep 62
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Dec 06, 2019
Tesla Cybertruck Unveil, SpaceX Starship Explosion, and More - Ep 61
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Joe, Tim, and Ben talk about Tesla's Cybertruck unveil event, a Starship test accident, and more.


Links: 

Tesla Cybertruck - http://www.tesla.com/cybertruck

Starship Explosion -https://twitter.com/LabPadre/status/1197267227797573633

Why Don't They Just Design Tweak: https://twitter.com/pete_twdy/status/1197930199184289793

Why Don't They Just Inflatable Tent: https://twitter.com/astrav/status/1197830758120984576



Nov 23, 2019
Tesla Gigafactory 4 Berlin, SpaceX Crew Dragon Key Test, Blue Origin's New Rocket Factory - Ep 60
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Nov 15, 2019
Tesla Truck Announced, NASA Starliner Abort Test, Ocean Cleanup Interceptor - Ep 59
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Nov 08, 2019
Model Y Spotted, Boeing's Orbit Record, Internet of Brains - Ep 58
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Nov 01, 2019
Shocking Tesla Q3, Aluminum-Air Battery, Chris Gebhardt on Starslink - Ep 57
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Joe, Tim and Ben talk about Tesla鈥檚 big Q3 results, a new aluminum battery that could save the world, and Tim interviews Chris Gebhardt on Starlink



Links: 

Tim Interview's Chris Gebhardt and talk about Starlink - https://twitter.com/ChrisG_NSF

Tesla Q3 Surprise - https://ir.tesla.com/static-files/47313d21-3cac-4f69-9497-d161bce15da4

Ford Mustang SUV - https://electrek.co/2019/03/20/ford-tease-mustang-inspired-electric-suv-tesla-model-y-competitor/

Nissan Ariya - https://electrek.co/2019/10/23/nissan-shows-ariya-ev-their-upcoming-tesla-model-y-competitor/

Mercedes EQS - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MMQk_pV175w


Aluminum-Air Battery - https://cleantechnica.com/2019/10/20/uk-man-invents-aluminum-air-battery-in-his-garage/

Boring Company in Vegas - https://www.teslarati.com/elon-musk-the-boring-company-las-vegas-tunnel-update



Oct 25, 2019
Tesla Plaid in Germany, New NASA Spacesuits, and Carbon Capture - Ep 56
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Oct 18, 2019
Tim and Joe Barnard, Goodenough for Nobel, Dyson ditches EVs - Ep 55
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Oct 11, 2019
Tim interviews Elon Musk, Joe's advanced summon woes and Q3 news - Ep 54
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Joe, Tim and Ben talk about Tim鈥檚 interview with Elon Musk, Joe鈥檚 V10 advance summon accident, and Tesla Q3 updates



Links: 

Tim interviews Elon - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cIQ36Kt7UVg


Telsa Q3 2019 Results - https://ir.tesla.com/news-releases/news-release-details/tesla-q3-2019-vehicle-production-deliveries



Model 3 Keyfob - https://electrek.co/2019/10/02/tesla-relaunches-model-3-key-fob-fixes-drawback/



SpaceX Starship updates - https://www.nasaspaceflight.com/2019/09/spacex-musk-update-starship-program/


Why Don鈥檛 They Just: https://twitter.com/empty_dice/status/1178060320398614528



Oct 04, 2019
Starship is changing, Quantum Computing and Tesla V10 software - E53
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Joe, Tim and Ben talk about Google鈥檚 claim of achieved quantum supremacy, all the sweet updates coming with Tesla V10 Software, and Starship gets another redesign鈥ith only 2 fins!



Links: 

Google claims quantum supremacy - https://gizmodo.com/google-says-its-achieved-quantum-supremacy-a-world-fir-1838299829

What the Quantum Supremacy thing means for blockchain - https://www.forbes.com/sites/darrynpollock/2019/09/24/googles-quantum-computing-breakthrough-brings-blockchain-resistance-into-the-spotlight-again/#6ce3480e4504

Elon dubbed 鈥淢ost Inspiring鈥 - https://www.teslarati.com/tesla-spacex-elon-musk-most-inspiring-leader/?fbclid=IwAR0PY1LG4DZBBple0hVuGyn2EuxFZ_XlG1kbKv_YI6vpCmFUeQC-abKjqX8

Lockheed Martin building 6 Orion capsules - https://spaceflightnow.com/2019/09/23/nasa-taps-lockheed-martin-to-build-six-more-orion-crew-capsules/

Starship Updates - https://twitter.com/elonmusk/status/1175812366019244032

https://twitter.com/elonmusk/status/1176007759751499776

https://forum.nasaspaceflight.com/index.php?topic=48894.960

Tesla V10 - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NfMtONBK8dY&feature=youtu.be

Model 3 in China - https://electrek.co/2019/09/26/tesla-model-3-body-in-white-gigafactory-3-production-start-oct-14/

Why Don鈥檛 They Just - https://twitter.com/baconacake/status/1176855513281286147




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Sep 27, 2019
Ep 52 - New pictures of Starship, Ozone Over Antarctic, Tesla鈥檚 Safety Ratings
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Sep 20, 2019
Ep 51 - Chandrayaan 2 Crash, Tesla goes Plaid, and there鈥檚 Water on an Exoplanet
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Joe, Tim and Ben talk about how Tim made Chandrayaan 2, Tesla鈥檚 new Plaid Powertrain, and water has been found on an exoplanet.

Links:

Come to our Live Show on Thursday, Sept. 12th 2019 - https://ourludicrousfuture.com/live2019

Water found on Exoplanet - https://www.nasa.gov/feature/goddard/2019/nasa-s-hubble-finds-water-vapor-on-habitable-zone-exoplanet-for-1st-time

Tesla announces Plaid powertrain - https://electrek.co/2019/09/11/tesla-model-s-plaid-powertrain-chassis-prototype/

Chandrayaan 2 landing livestream - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aQyV2WGmvOs

Sep 14, 2019
Ep 50 - Porsche Tesla Killer, Moon Jelly Shenanigans, and the OLF Live Show!
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Joe, Tim and Ben talk about Porsche鈥檚 new all electric Taycan, China鈥檚 Moon gel discovery, and next week鈥檚 Live Show in San Diego!



Links:

Come to our Live Show on Thursday, Sept. 12th 2019 - https://ourludicrousfuture.com/live2019

Porsche Taycan Images - https://newsroom.porsche.com/en/products/taycan.html

Porsche Taycan Specs - https://techcrunch.com/2019/09/04/porsche-taycan-vs-tesla-model-s-spec-for-spec-price-for-price/

China Claims Its Moon Rover Found A Colorful 鈥淕el-Like鈥 Substance - https://futurism.com/the-byte/china-moon-rover-gel-substance

Here's Where India's Chandrayaan-2 Will Land Near the Moon's South Pole (and Why)  - https://www.space.com/india-chandrayaan-2-moon-south-pole-landing-site.html

China's Lunar Rover Has Found Something Weird on the Far Side of the Moon - https://www.space.com/china-far-side-moon-rover-strange-substance.html

Why Don鈥檛 They Just - https://twitter.com/Gasminizel/status/1169511609125003265

Sep 06, 2019
Ep 49 - Tesla launches Insurance Program , StarHopper鈥檚 last hop, 鈥..and More!
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Joe, Tim and Ben talk about Tesla鈥檚 proprietary insurance policies, StarHoppers last hop, and a lot more stuff!


Links:

StarHopper Hopped! - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lsoS6C0uzGY

StarHopper / Starship updates from Elon - https://twitter.com/SpaceX/status/1166822634874490880

Dragon flies three times, tested starship tiles - https://twitter.com/SpaceX/status/1166728381611876352

Hurricane coming for KSC - https://spaceflightnow.com/2019/08/30/hurricane-dorian-status-center/

Tesla Insurance - https://www.tesla.com/blog/introducing-tesla-insurance

Aptera 3-Wheeler - https://www.caranddriver.com/news/a28860453/aptera-ev-1000-mile-range/


Aug 31, 2019
Ep 48 - Tesla Full Self-Driving Delays, StarHopper retires, and the Amazon is on Fire
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Joe, Tim and Ben talk about Tesla delaying the FSD upgrade, plans to retire SpaceX StarHopper, and the Amazon Rainforest on fire.

Links:

Automated Continuous CPR Machine - https://www.reddit.com/r/interestingasfuck/comments/csye44/this_automated_device_performs_uninterrupted_cpr/?utm_source=share&utm_medium=ios_app

InsideEVs: New Tesla Model S & X Software Updates: Suspension Improvements & More -
https://insideevs.com/news/366311/tesla-model-s-x-fully-adaptive-damping/amp/

Electrek: Tesla postpones Full Self-Driving price increase until V10 and Smart Summon - https://electrek.co/2019/08/20/tesla-v10-smart-summon-postponed-full-self-driving-price-increase/

Brazil鈥檚 Amazon rainforest is burning at a record rate, research conceder says - https://www.cnn.com/2019/08/21/americas/amazon-rainforest-fire-intl-hnk-trnd/index.html

Tens of Thousands of Fires Ravage Brazilian Amazon where deforestation has spike - https://www.npr.org/2019/08/21/753140642/tens-of-thousands-of-fires-ravage-brazilian-amazon-where-deforestation-has-spike

StarHopper's retirement plan -  https://twitter.com/elonmusk/status/1163888165901484037?s=20

https://twitter.com/BocaChicaGal/status/1163139936792514561?s=20

Newt's Plan for the Moon - https://futurism.com/newt-gingrich-two-billion-prize-moon

Kerbal 2 - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P_nj6wW6Gsc

Why don't they just - https://twitter.com/esimmons92/status/1164531569639530497


Aug 23, 2019
Ep 47 - Tesla Software 10, Russian Radioactive Explosion, and Dream Chaser Finds a Flight
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Joe, Tim and Ben talk about new details about Tesla Software 10, a radioactive Russian rocket explosion, and Dreamchaser鈥檚 ride to space.


Links:

Tesla Model 3 fever hits South Korea as crowds flock stores to see the ~$26.5k EV - https://www.teslarati.com/tesla-model-3-fever-hits-south-korea/

Tesla Model 3 Chip Install - WARNING THERE IS BLOOD - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GznE6tonlYU

Amie DD @ DEFCON Tweets Model 3 Chip Install - https://twitter.com/amiedoubleD/status/1161112689495740421

Elon Tweets Model 3 + Spotify - https://twitter.com/elonmusk/status/1161883581544685569

StarHopper tests heat shields - https://twitter.com/BocaChicaGal/status/1161821652864438272?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw%7Ctwcamp%5Etweetembed%7Ctwterm%5E1161821652864438272&ref_url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.redditmedia.com%2Fmediaembed%2Fcqmyrr%3Fresponsive%3Dtrue%26is_nightmode%3Dfalse

Sierra Nevada selects ULA鈥檚 Vulcan rocket to launch Dream Chaser missions - https://spaceflightnow.com/2019/08/14/sierra-nevada-selects-ulas-vulcan-rocket-to-launch-dream-chaser-missions/

Dream Chaser chooses Vulcan! - https://spaceflightnow.com/2019/08/14/sierra-nevada-selects-ulas-vulcan-rocket-to-launch-dream-chaser-missions/

Russia says rocket explosion caused 16-fold radiation spike - https://www.bbc.com/news/world-europe-49339895

Aug 16, 2019
Ep 46 - Re-useable Electron, Tesla Full Self-Driving, and NASA Harvests Protein
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Joe, Tim and Ben talk about Rocket Lab鈥檚 new re-useable Electron, Tesla鈥檚 Full Self Driving mode, and NASA鈥檚 new way to harvest protein from thin air


Links:

SpaceX almost threw away an entire rocket, but didn't - https://twitter.com/elonmusk/status/1158968745227780096?s=20

Should You Upgrade to Full Self-Driving? https://www.forbes.com/sites/bradtempleton/2019/07/31/your-guide-to-deciding-if-tesla-full-self-driving-is-worth-buying-today/#1cd9d6931102

Elon Tweeting about B - https://twitter.com/elonmusk/status/1157953453341270016

Jay Leno on Tesla - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4cfFesv_npA

Rocket Lab is going reusable! - https://www.rocketlabusa.com/news/updates/rocket-lab-announces-reusability-plans-for-electron-rocket/

Beautiful Atlas V launch - https://spaceflightnow.com/2019/08/08/photos-atlas-5-paints-the-sky-with-spectacular-sunrise-launch/

NASA worked out how to make food out of thin air - and it could feed billions - https://www.weforum.org/agenda/2019/08/nasas-idea-for-making-food-from-thin-air-just-became-a-reality-it-could-feed-billions/

Aug 09, 2019
Ep 45 - Tesla Megapack, Full SLS Test, and a New Habitable Planet
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Joe, Tim and Ben talk about the newly announced Tesla Mega Pack, the scheduled full SLS test, and the recently discovered habitable planet.


Links:

Astronomers have discovered a potentially habitable world just 31 light-years away, thanks to NASA's planet-hunting telescope: https://www.businessinsider.com/nasa-tess-telescope-habitable-world-31-light-years-away-2019-7

LightSail 2 Spacecraft Successfully Demonstrates Flight by Light: http://www.planetary.org/blogs/jason-davis/lightsail-2-successful-flight-by-light.html

Introducing Megapack: Utility-Scale Energy Storage: https://www.tesla.com/blog/introducing-megapack-utility-scale-energy-storage

Tesla Megapack: https://www.tesla.com/megapack

SLS will do a full test run and TRY and stay on schedule: https://spaceflightnow.com/2019/07/27/nasa-opts-to-go-ahead-with-full-duration-sls-core-stage-test-firing/

Chinese Rocket adds grid fins: https://spaceflightnow.com/2019/07/26/china-launches-three-military-satellites-tests-new-rocket-steering-fins/

NASA awards a lot of Artemis Contracts: https://www.nasa.gov/press-release/nasa-announces-us-industry-partnerships-to-advance-moon-mars-technology

StarHopper hopped: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3ZTybL6Dzz4&t=38s

Electric Ford F-150: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Au3U72CX74I

Why don't they just: https://twitter.com/WitMilos/status/1155786732715094016

Aug 02, 2019
Ep 44 - Lightsail 2 Success, Starhopper Failure, Tesla Q2 Earnings
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Joe, Tim and Ben talk about Lightsail 2 successful deployment, Starhoppers continued trouble, and Tesla鈥檚 Q2 financial results


Links:

LightSail 2 Successfully Deploys Solar Sail: http://www.planetary.org/blogs/jason-davis/ls2-deploys-sail.html

Tesla Second Quarter 2019 Update: https://ir.tesla.com/static-files/1e70a30c-20a7-48b3-a1f6-696a7c517959

India launches robotic mission to land on the moon: https://spaceflightnow.com/2019/07/22/india-launches-robotic-mission-to-land-on-the-moon/

Photos: Soyuz crew blasts off from Baikonur Cosmodrome: https://spaceflightnow.com/2019/07/22/photos-soyuz-crew-blasts-off-from-baikonur-cosmodrome/

SpaceX's StarHopper Abort (slow motion 4K):  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wRBxILw04IE&feature=youtu.be


Jul 26, 2019
Ep 43 - Elon's brain computers, Tesla updates pricing again, and StarHoppers static fire
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Joe, Tim and Ben talk about Elon Musk鈥檚 Neuralink, Tesla鈥檚 updated pricing, and StarHopper catches fire鈥inda

Links:

StarHopper Test - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JKyZ_7ZjabU

Apollo 50th anniversary- https://twitter.com/NASAKennedy/status/1151608549551857664?s=20

Tesla Updates Pricing - https://electrek.co/2019/07/15/tesla-updates-pricing-options-model-s-x-3/

Why don't they just - "Why don't they just create estate/combi version of Model 3/S instead of making SUVs? I bet it would be much cheaper to make "Model 3 Estate" instead of Model Y. Is the market really that small? At least in Europe wast majority of company fleet cars are estates, so they would love those. And I mean ... it wouldn't look that bad, would it? 鈥 - Tom Vaisar

https://cdn.discordapp.com/attachments/593582380770525202/595557351558217737/Model_3_Combi.png

Jul 19, 2019
Ep 42 - Arianespace Vega launch failure, Model S name Motor Trend car of the year, and interview with Launch Pad Astronomy
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Joe, Tim and Ben talk about Arianespace鈥檚 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



Links:

Tesla Model S Beats Chevy, Toyota, And Cadillac For Ultimate Car Of The Year Honors: https://www.motortrend.com/news/2013-tesla-model-s-beats-chevy-toyota-cadillac-ultimate-car-of-the-year/#2013-tesla-model-s-1

Tesla Readies Production Boost, Flags Return to Hiring Mode: https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2019-07-10/tesla-tells-staff-it-s-preparing-to-lift-output-at-fremont-plant

Elon Musk: Tesla is not going to 鈥榬efresh鈥 Model S and Model X, only 鈥榤inor changes鈥 coming: https://electrek.co/2019/07/09/tesla-not-refresh-model-s-x-minor-changes-elon-musk/

UAE military satellite lost in Vega launch failure: https://spaceflightnow.com/2019/07/11/uae-military-satellite-lost-in-vega-launch-failure/

Why Don鈥檛 They Just: https://twitter.com/JohnLennox98/status/1148746192739872768

Jul 12, 2019
Ep 41 - Tesla crushes their sales record, Orion test flight successful, and Nasa takes a drone to Titan
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Joe, Tim and Ben talk about Tesla hitting an all time sales record, Orion鈥檚 test flight, and Nasa鈥檚 new Dragonfly

Links:

Tesla Sales Record: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3oabkv2XM_g&feature=youtu.be

Ascent Abort-2 Hailed as 鈥楽pectacular鈥 Flight Test: https://blogs.nasa.gov/aa2/

Nasa on Dragonfly mission: https://twitter.com/nasa/status/1145753979638439936?s=21

Jul 04, 2019
Ep 40 - Falcon Heavy center core issues, Raptor Engine updates, and Tesla pushes for a record!
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Joe, Tim and Ben talk about SpaceX鈥檚 Falcon Heavy issues, updates about the Raptor Engine, and Elon鈥檚 push for new sales records


Links:

Falcon Heavy has it's most intense mission ever!

https://twitter.com/elonmusk/status/1143690889430208514


https://www.flickr.com/photos/spacex

https://twitter.com/Erdayastronaut/status/1143426488307462144



Raptor updates and stuff: https://twitter.com/elonmusk/status/1143040289587814400


Why don't they just change parachutes on the fairing?: https://twitter.com/NorthernAerona1/status/1141479769571119104


Elon Musk tells Tesla employees to go "all out" for record quarter - https://electrek.co/2019/06/26/elon-muk-tesla-employees-all-out-record-quarter/

Jun 27, 2019
Ep 39 - Blue Origin tests a new engine, the first Tesla Truck, kinda, and The Audi E-Tron get鈥檚 mixed reviews
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Joe, Tim and Ben talk about SpaceX鈥檚 Falcon Heavy launch, Blue Origin's new rocket engine, the first, sort of Tesla Truck, and the Audi E-Tron getting great reviews and recalls at the same time.



Links:

I turned may Tesla into a pickup truck: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jKv_N0IDS2A

Tesla 鈥榝ighter鈥 Audi e-tron receives glowing first drive review from Consumer Reports: https://www.teslarati.com/tesla-killer-audi-etron-consumer-reports-first-review/

Blue Origin fires up the engine of its future Moon lander for the first time: https://www.theverge.com/2019/6/20/18692707/blue-origin-moon-lander-be7-engine-hot-fire-test-ignition

SpaceX Test-Fires Falcon Heavy Megarocket for Its 1st Night Launch: https://www.space.com/spacex-falcon-heavy-megarocket-test-fire-stp-2.html

SpaceX tweets on Falcon Heavy: https://twitter.com/SpaceX/status/1141569552330870784

STP-2 MISSION: https://www.spacex.com/stp-2

This Is What 2 Dozen Satellites Look Like Packed for Launch on a SpaceX Falcon Heavy: https://www.space.com/spacex-falcon-heavy-stp-2-satellites-photo.html

Jun 21, 2019
Ep 38 - SpaceX rocket spots a UFO, Space Tourism, and Tesla Truck Details
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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.



Links:

RADARSAT Constellation Mission Launch - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wDQvcWbzWxk

ISS open for tourists - https://everydayastronaut.com/the-iss-is-opening-its-doors-to-tourists/


Tesla Sales and Truck Details - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R6dvR5RIOpQ


Why don't they just - https://twitter.com/DrewBai65652375/status/1137531771770171392

Jun 14, 2019
Ep 37 - Tim Pretends to be Joe, Space X attempts the Falcon 9 Fairing catch again, and some major leaks from Tesla
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Joe, Tim and Ben talk about Space X attempting the Falcon 9 fairing catch again, and some very big news gets leaked from Tesla.



Links:


Tesla sales reach new high, offering bonuses to deliver this month 鈥 leaked info: https://electrek.co/2019/06/05/tesla-sales-high-bonuses-leak/


Next-gen Tesla Model S/X rumored to have 3 electric motors, 400+ mile range: https://www.teslarati.com/tesla-model-s-model-x-refresh-details-leaked/


Elon Musk says Tesla cars could eventually support third-party apps and games: https://mashable.com/article/elon-musk-third-party-games-apps-coming-to-tesla/


SpaceX鈥檚 Mr. Steven preparing for first Falcon 9 fairing catch attempt in months: https://www.teslarati.com/spacex-revives-mr-steven-for-falcon-fairing-catch/


Engineers craft new plan to unstick NASA's Mars InSight lander: http://astronomy.com/news/2019/06/engineers-craft-new-plan-to-un-stick-nasas-mars-insight-lander

Jun 07, 2019
Ep 36 - Tesla launches in China, Starslink Satellites cover the sky, and what's with Freedom Gas?
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Joe, Tim and Ben talk about Tesla launching sales in China, the large amount of Starlink Satellites scattering the skies, and鈥reedom Gas?!



Links:


Tesla is opening pre-orders for new Model 3 made in China on Friday: https://electrek.co/2019/05/29/tesla-opening-orders-model-3-made-in-china-friday/


Tesla is preparing Fremont factory for Model Y, Model S refresh production: report: https://www.teslarati.com/tesla-model-y-model-s-refresh-production-to-start-in-fremont/


Kimi Talvitie and Elon Tweet on Starship design: https://twitter.com/kimitalvitie/status/1133799571430232065


US Department of Energy is now referring to fossil fuels as 鈥渇reedom gas鈥: https://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/2019/05/us-department-of-energy-is-now-referring-to-fossil-fuels-as-freedom-gas/?fbclid=IwAR20LHUfB-RIKlHgJ_S6SHjc1xtwvsDVZwngPZCa8ObngjUSJpaU4ZgueF4

Starlink launch and discussion - https://twitter.com/SpaceX/status/1131765246664646657  &  https://twitter.com/elonmusk/status/1132897322457636864

Elon is Tim's biggest fan ever ever: https://twitter.com/Erdayastronaut/status/1132361263714058245

Why don't they just - artificial gravity: https://twitter.com/sleeve180/status/1133189465193746432  &  https://twitter.com/CuraTalks/status/1130875695964524547

May 31, 2019
Ep 35 - Tesla鈥檚 leaked Q2 Numbers, Boring Company heads to Vegas, and Starhopper gets ready to hop!
5556

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 Starhopper!

Links:

China factories releasing thousands of tonnes of illegal CFC gases, study finds: https://www.theguardian.com/world/2019/may/23/china-factories-releasing-thousands-of-tonnes-of-illegal-cfc-gases-study-finds

Tim explains the full flow staged combustion cycle: https://twitter.com/Erdayastronaut/status/1130884644717699073

Mike Seeley Tweets on SpaceX Space Coast: https://twitter.com/Mike_Seeley/status/1131029422453084160

Boring Company wins approval of $48M Las Vegas loop contract: https://www.cnet.com/news/boring-company-wins-approval-of-48m-las-vegas-loop-contract/

Tesla on track to beat Q4 2018鈥檚 record deliveries, claims leaked Elon Musk email: https://www.teslarati.com/tesla-tsla-will-beat-q4-2019-model-3-deliveries-leaked-elon-musk-email/

Tesla Model 3 = 3rd Best Selling Vehicle In California In 1st Quarter: https://cleantechnica.com/2019/05/22/tesla-model-3-3rd-best-selling-vehicle-in-california-in-1st-quarter/

May 24, 2019
Ep 34 - NASA goes back to the Moon, Space X Starslink Internet, and Tesla V3 Supercharging
5775

Joe, Tim and Ben talk about the new NASA鈥檚 plan to return to the Moon, Space X鈥檚 Starlink satellite internet service, and Tesla鈥檚 V3 Superchargers!

Links:

Everyday Astronaut Tweets on LEO constellation: https://twitter.com/Erdayastronaut/status/1128786289917091841

Trump Tweets on NASA: https://twitter.com/realDonaldTrump/status/1128050996545036288

NASA Tweets on going back to the moon: https://twitter.com/NASA/status/1128341556828749824

Tesla starts Supercharger V3 production in Giga 2, exceeds employment goals in NY: https://www.teslarati.com/tesla-ny-jobs-gigafactory-2-starts-supercharger-v3-production/

Tesla rolls out improved Model S/X battery thermal management software amid HK fire investigation: https://www.teslarati.com/tesla-model-s-model-x-battery-longevity-update/

May 17, 2019
Ep 33 - Blue Origin Blue Moon, Space X Setbacks, and Tesla Competitors
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Joe, Tim and Ben talk the new Blue Origin lunar lander, Challenges that Space X Crew Dragon faces, and Tesla's increasing competition!

Links:

Tesla faces twin assault as Mercedes, VW start taking orders for first long-range EVs: https://www.cnbc.com/2019/05/09/tesla-faces-twin-assault-as-mercedes-vw-launch-first-long-range-evs.html

VW鈥檚 new electric car passes 10,000 orders in just 24 hours: https://www.cnbc.com/2019/05/09/volkswagens-new-electric-idpoint3-car-passes-10000-orders-in-24-hours.html

Dyson electric car patents reveal possibilities of large wheels, 3rd-row seating: https://electrek.co/2019/05/09/dyson-ev-patent-reveal/

Failed SpaceX Parachute Test Is Yet Another Setback for NASA鈥檚 Crew Program: https://gizmodo.com/failed-spacex-parachute-test-is-yet-another-setback-for-1834640442

Tesla Tweets its history: https://twitter.com/Tesla/status/1126575043281080323

Tesla vehicles can now diagnose themselves and even pre-order parts for service: https://electrek.co/2019/05/06/tesla-diagnose-pre-order-parts-service/

May 13, 2019
Ep 32 - Tesla Raises Money, New Shepard Hops, and Canada EV Credits for Tesla Come Back
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Joe, Tim and Ben talk about the the Blue Origin New Shepard, Canada gets EV Credits again, and Tesla is raising another $2Billion!

Links:

Replay of NS-11 Webcast: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T84qFp4_3ns

Jeff Bezos' Blue Origin May Have Big (Possibly Moon-Related) News Next Week: https://www.space.com/amp/blue-origin-mystery-annoucement-may-9.html

Elon Twitter Collage: https://twitter.com/elonmusk/status/1122005785414815745

New Shephard Mission NS-11 Updates: https://www.blueorigin.com/news/new-shepard-mission-ns-11-updates

Tesla launches cheaper Model 3 with 150km range in Canada to get $5,000 incentive: https://electrek.co/2019/05/01/tesla-cheaper-model-3-canada-incentive/

Tesla shares pop on plan to raise $2 billion from investors, including CEO Elon Musk: https://www.cnbc.com/2019/05/02/elon-musk-may-buy-10-million-of-tesla-stock-in-new-offering.html

May 03, 2019
EP 31 - SpaceX Crew Dragon Anomoly, Tesla Financials, and Robo-Taxis
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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.

Links:


Tesla unveils its new Full Self-Driving computer in detail: 鈥榦bjectively the best chip in the world鈥:  https://electrek.co/2019/04/22/tesla-full-self-driving-computer-details/

Why Have SpaceX, Boeing, & Blue Origin Ditched Abort Towers?:  https://everydayastronaut.com/abort-towers/

Emre Kelly tweets on SpaceX Crew Dragon: https://twitter.com/EmreKelly/status/1120105842576175104

Tesla Financials - https://ir.tesla.com/static-files/b2218d34-fbee-4f1f-ac95-050eb29dd42f

Tesla S/X - https://www.tesla.com/blog/longest-range-electric-vehicle-now-goes-even-farther

Robo-taxi - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ucp0TTmvqOE

Apr 26, 2019
EP 30 - Falcon Heavy Tipped Over, Human Cell Computers, and Tesla Model S and X Refresh
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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

Links:

How Not to Land an Orbital Rocket Booster: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bvim4rsNHkQ

OctaGrabber Compendium: https://www.elonx.net/octagrabber/

Michael Seeley Tweets on Falcon Heavy: https://twitter.com/Mike_Seeley/status/1118886474852835328

Stephan Marr Tweets on Falcon Heavy: https://twitter.com/spacecoast_stve/status/1118766512079298560

CRISPR used to build dual-core computers inside human cells: https://newatlas.com/crispr-cell-computer/59336/

NASA, Blue Origin Agreement Signals Rocketing Growth of Commercial Space: https://www.nasa.gov/press-release/nasa-blue-origin-agreement-signals-rocketing-growth-of-commercial-space

Air-Breathing Rocket Engine Gets Green Light for Major Tests: https://www.space.com/sabre-rocket-engine-cleared-major-tests.html

Tesla is planning a bigger Model S/X refresh than we thought: https://electrek.co/2019/04/17/tesla-model-s-x-refresh-upgrade/

Apr 19, 2019
Ep 29 - Falcon Heavy, Event Horizon and Tesla Pricing Changes
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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.

Links:

Tesla Pricing Changes - https://www.tesla.com/blog/update-our-vehicle-lineup

SpaceX Falcon Heavy - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TXMGu2d8c8g

Event Horizon Blackhole Photo - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S_GVbuddri8

Apr 13, 2019
EP 28 - Starliner Delayed, India Angers NASA, and Tesla's Q1 Performance
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In this episode Joe and Tim talk about delays for Starliner, how India made NASA angry, and updates from Tesla's Q1. Subscribe to us here! - https://goo.gl/MVyVJZ

Links:

'A terrible, terrible thing': NASA said India's satellite destruction created so much space junk it now threatens the safety of the International Space Station: https://www.businessinsider.com/nasa-space-junk-india-destroying-missile-threaten-international-space-station-terrible-thing-2019-4

Climate change: 'Magic bullet' carbon solution takes big step: https://www.bbc.com/news/amp/science-environment-47638586

SpaceX鈥檚 second Falcon Heavy launch slips into next week out of caution: https://www.teslarati.com/spacex-falcon-heavy-static-fire-delay/

In curious move, NASA lays blame on ULA for latest Starliner delay: https://www.nasaspaceflight.com/2019/04/curious-move-nasa-blame-ula-latest-starliner-delay/

Tesla Q1 2019 Vehicle Production & Deliveries: http://ir.tesla.com/news-releases/news-release-details/tesla-q1-2019-vehicle-production-deliveries

Apr 05, 2019
Ep 27 - Moon People, Mars 2020 Rover, and Enhanced Summon Mode
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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. Subscribe to us here! - https://goo.gl/MVyVJZ

Links:

Tesla Enhanced Summon Latest Video Compilation: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4hD-6DzBo5I

NASA Administrator Statement on Return to Moon in Next Five Years: https://www.nasa.gov/press-release/nasa-administrator-statement-on-return-to-moon-in-next-five-years

NASA's Mars Helicopter Completes Flight Tests: https://www.jpl.nasa.gov/news/news.php?feature=7361

Mar 30, 2019
Ep 26 - Starhopper, Texas V Tesla, and More Model Y
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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. Subscribe to us here! - https://goo.gl/MVyVJZ


Links:

Support Tesla in Texas: https://teslafortexas.com/take_action/

Berkshire Hathaway renews bid for Texas franchise law reform: https://www.autonews.com/dealers/berkshire-hathaway-renews-bid-texas-franchise-law-reform

SpaceX will build and launch Starship/Super Heavy in Texas and Florida, says Musk: https://www.teslarati.com/spacex-starship-super-heavy-build-and-launch/

SpaceX鈥檚 Starship prototype set for first serious test after Raptor engine installed: https://www.teslarati.com/spacex-starship-raptor-installed/

SpaceX goes all-in on steel Starship, scraps expensive carbon fiber BFR tooling: https://www.teslarati.com/spacex-all-in-steel-starship-super-heavy/

Testing Starship heatshield hex tiles: https://twitter.com/elonmusk/status/1107378575924035584

Mar 23, 2019
Ep 25 - Will Starhopper Hop? Is SLS Done? And Tesla Model Y Reveal
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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. 

Links:


Mar 16, 2019
Ep 24 - SpaceX DM1, SuperCharger V3, and Tesla Model Y
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Joe, Tim, and Ben discuss the SpaceX DM1, the new SuperCharger V3, and the Tesla Model Y unveiling

Links:

SpaceX on Twitter: https://twitter.com/SpaceX/with_replies

Introducing V3 Supercharing: https://www.tesla.com/blog/introducing-v3-supercharging

Tesla supercharger v2 vs v3: https://imgur.com/gallery/MHSSnZf


Mar 08, 2019
Ep 23 - Tesla's Big Announcment and Model 3 Standard Details
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Joe and Ben talk about the Tesla Model 3 Standard Edition and other key details from Tesla's latest announcement.

Blog post with details - https://www.tesla.com/blog/35000-tesla-model-3-available-now

Ben's video with details - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Griajiw-xOg


Mar 01, 2019
Ep 22 - SpaceX Crew Dragon Launch, Future Solar Panels and Model 3 Leasing
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Joe, Tim, and Ben discuss the SpaceX Crew Dragon Launch, the most efficient Solar Panels, and Tesla's Model 3 Leasing Program.

Links:

NASA, SpaceX Demo-1 Briefings, Events and Broadcasts: https://www.nasa.gov/press-release/nasa-spacex-demo-1-briefings-events-and-broadcasts

Tesla is preparing to offer Model 3 leasing to boost demand: https://electrek.co/2019/02/19/tesla-model-3-leasing/

Better solar panels have record-breaking efficiency: https://knowridge.com/2019/02/better-solar-panels-have-record-breaking-efficiency/

Plans for first Chinese solar power station in space revealed: https://www.smh.com.au/world/asia/plans-for-first-chinese-solar-power-station-in-space-revealed-20190214-p50xtg.html

On The Road To Full Autonomy With Elon Musk: https://ark-invest.com/research/podcast 

Feb 22, 2019
Ep 21 - Tesla Sentry Mode, Lost Opportunity, and Harpooning Space Junk
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Joe, Tim, and Ben discuss Tesla's Sentry Mode, Lost Opportunity, and Space Junk Harpoons.

Links:

Tim was wrong: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5IRdZjjq1Ik&t=1s

Amazon Invests in electric truck-maker Rivian: https://www.engadget.com/2019/02/15/amazon-rivian-investment-electric-pickup-truck-suv/

Tesla Dog Mode: https://twitter.com/Tesla/status/1095885520058515456?ref_src=twsrc%5Egoogle%7Ctwcamp%5Eserp%7Ctwgr%5Etweet

Here's what Tesla Sentry mode looks and sounds like in action: https://www.teslarati.com/tesla-sentry-mode-activated-video/

Space harpoon skewers "orbital debris": https://www.bbc.com/news/amp/science-environment-47252304

NASA's Opportunity Rover Mission on Mars Comes to End: https://www.jpl.nasa.gov/news/news.php?feature=7334

List of artificial objects on Mars: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_artificial_objects_on_Mars

Feb 15, 2019
Ep 20 - Model 3 in Europe, Tesla Ultra Capacitors, and Space X's Raptor Engine
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Joe, Tim, and Ben discuss the Model 3 hitting Europe, Tesla's new ultra capacitor manufacturer, and the Space X Raptor Engine --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/olfpod/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/olfpod/support
Feb 08, 2019
Ep 19 - Falcon Heavy, Universe in a Box, and Tesla Q4 Earnings Results
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Joe, Tim, and Ben discuss the Falcon Heavy, the Universe in a box, and Tesla's Q4 Earnings Results --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/olfpod/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/olfpod/support
Jan 31, 2019
Ep 18 - Sweaty Starship, The Starhopper Falls Over, and Tesla Sentry Mode
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Joe, Tim, and Ben discuss the new SpaceX Rocket, the Starhopper falling over, and an upcoming Sentry Mode on Teslas --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/olfpod/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/olfpod/support
Jan 26, 2019
Ep 17 - SpaceX Layoffs, Billboards in Space, and Goodbye Tesla Referral Program
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Joe, Tim, and Ben discuss recent SpaceX Layoffs, Space Billboards, and the end of the Tesla Referral Program --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/olfpod/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/olfpod/support
Jan 18, 2019
Ep 16 - Ben is at CES, "Why Don't They Just", and SpaceX Crew
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Joe, Tim and Ben discuss CES, the first official segment of "Why Don't They Just", and the SpaceX Crew --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/olfpod/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/olfpod/support
Jan 10, 2019
Ep 15 - Tesla Q4 Results, SpaceX Shiny Starship and Utlima Thule
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Joe, Tim and Ben discuss Tesla's Q4 results, SpaceX shiny Starship and Utlima Thule. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/olfpod/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/olfpod/support
Jan 03, 2019
Ep 14 - Boring Event, Rockets Scrubbed, New Tesla Easter Egg
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Joe, Tim and Ben talk about the recent Boring Company launch, all the rockets scrubbed in December, and the fun new Tesla easter eggs. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/olfpod/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/olfpod/support
Dec 20, 2018
EP 13 - Elon on 60 Minutes, Boring Company Launch, Tesla Model Y and New Glenn Rocket
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Joe, Tim and Ben talk about Elon on 60 Minutes, Boring Company Launch, Tesla Model Y and New Glenn Rocket --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/olfpod/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/olfpod/support
Dec 13, 2018
Ep 12 - SpaceX Landing Failure, Tesla China Factory, and EV Incentives Phasing Out
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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. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/olfpod/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/olfpod/support
Dec 07, 2018
Ep 11 - NASA on Mars Again, EVs at LA Auto Show, and FUD from NBC on Boring Company
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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. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/olfpod/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/olfpod/support
Nov 29, 2018
Ep 10 - Ode to Buran, Future of Batteries and Waymo Opens for Business
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Joe, Tim and Ben talk about the Russian space shuttle Buran, future battery tech, and Waymo opening for business next month. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/olfpod/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/olfpod/support
Nov 16, 2018
Ep 9 - Tesla Model 3 Track Mode, Baby SpaceX BFS and Starslink Internet
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Tesla Model 3 Track Mode, Baby SpaceX BFS and Starlink Internet --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/olfpod/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/olfpod/support
Nov 09, 2018
Ep 8 - Tesla New Autopilot Features, Russians Soyuz Failure Update, and NASA Loses Two Spacecrafts
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Tesla's New Autopilot Features, Russians Soyuz Failure Update, and NASA Losing Two Spacecrafts --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/olfpod/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/olfpod/support
Nov 02, 2018
Ep 7 - Soyuz Launches, BepiColombo Heads to Mercury and Tesla Makes a Profit
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Joe, Tim and Ben discuss the Soyuz rocket launch, BepiColombo heading to Mercury, and Tesla's profitable quarter. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/olfpod/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/olfpod/support
Oct 26, 2018
Ep 6 - Tim Visits Rocket Lab in New Zealand, Tesla Dashcam Explained, and Soyuz Rocket Failure
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Tim Visits Rocket Lab in New Zealand, Tesla Dashcam Explained, and Soyuz Rocket Failure --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/olfpod/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/olfpod/support
Oct 18, 2018
Ep 5 - Tesla V9 First Impressions, Soyuz Rocket Fail and Tesla's New Board Member
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Joe and Ben talk Tesla V9, the Soyuz Rocket Failure and Tesla's new Board Member --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/olfpod/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/olfpod/support
Oct 13, 2018
Ep 4 - SpaceX Tries to catch a fairing, Elon and SEC settle, and Tesla smashes Q3 production goals
3814
Joe,Tim and Ben talk upcoming SpaceX Launch, Elon and the SEC plus Tesla Q3 Production --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/olfpod/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/olfpod/support
Oct 04, 2018
Ep 3. - Tesla V9, Japan鈥檚 Hayabusa-2 Touches an Asteroid, The First on Hulu and the Cult of Tesla
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Tim, Joe and Ben talk Tesal v9, Japan's Hayabusa-2 and More --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/olfpod/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/olfpod/support
Sep 27, 2018
Ep. 2 - BFR Updates, Joe Gets A New Car, Tesla Shorts
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Joe, Tim and Ben talk BFR and Tesla Shorts --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/olfpod/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/olfpod/support
Sep 20, 2018
Ep. 1 - A Tour Of SpaceX, Tesla Killers, and Howard Hughes
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Joe, Tim and Ben talk SpaceX Factory, Tesla Killers, and Elon Musk becoming Howard Hughes --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/olfpod/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/olfpod/support
Sep 13, 2018