Cadillac says new electric SUV has features to take on Tesla

DETROIT (AP) — We’ve seen this movie before, an electric vehicle from a mainstream automaker that will take away sales from market leader Tesla. But General Motors executives say Cad...

SpaceX's Mars test rocket makes 1st flight, landing upright

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — SpaceX launched a prototype of its Mars rocketship hundreds of feet into the air, then landed it upright in a successful test flight. The flight lasted ba...

Astronauts: SpaceX Dragon capsule 'came alive' on descent

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — The astronauts on SpaceX’s first crew flight said Tuesday that their Dragon capsule “came alive” and sounded like a beast as it descended through the atmosphere to a smooth...

Isaias near hurricane strength as it crawls toward Carolinas

VERO BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Isaias was forecast to be near hurricane strength as it approached the Carolinas Monday, just a day after bands of heavy rain from the tropical storm lashed Florida's east coas...

SpaceX capsule with two NASA astronauts makes dramatic splashdown in Gulf of Mexico to end test flight

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — SpaceX capsule with two NASA astronauts makes dramatic splashdown in Gulf of Mexico to end test flight.

SpaceX guiding NASA astronauts to 1st splashdown in 45 years

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — The first astronauts to ride a SpaceX capsule into orbit headed toward a retro-style splashdown in the Gulf of Mexico on Sunday afternoon to close out a two-month test flig...

Isaias nears virus-hit Florida after lashing the Bahamas

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Early bands of heavy rain from Isaias lashed Florida's east coast before dawn Sunday as authorities warily eyed the approaching storm, which threatened to snarl efforts to ...

Astronauts face final leg of SpaceX test flight: coming home

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — A pair of NASA astronauts face the final and most important part of their SpaceX test flight: returning to Earth with a rare splashdown. Doug Hurley and B...

US astronauts pack up for rare splashdown in SpaceX capsule

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — Two U.S. astronauts about to make the first splashdown return in 45 years said Friday they'll have seasick bags ready to use if needed. SpaceX and NASA p...

Amazon closer to launching satellites, upping internet reach

NEW YORK (AP) — Amazon.com is one step closer to space. The company received government approval to put more than 3,200 satellites into orbit with the goal of beaming internet servi...

Tropical storm may delay 1st SpaceX crew's return to Earth

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — Tropical weather barreling toward Florida could delay this weekend’s planned return of the first SpaceX crew. On Wednesday, SpaceX and NASA cleared the D...

US has 10 more ways to defeat China: Taiwanese economist

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwanese economist Wu Chia-lung (吳嘉隆) stated on Friday (July 24) that the U.S. has at least 10 additional ways to counteract China's aggressive global expansion as te...

Russian cargo ship launched to International Space Station

An uncrewed Russian cargo ship lifted off Thursday to deliver a load of supplies to the International Space Station. The Progress MS-15 was launched on schedule from Russia’s Baikonu...

Tesla picks Texas site for second US vehicle assembly plant

Electric car maker Tesla Inc. has picked the Austin, Texas, area as the site for its largest auto assembly plant employing at least 5,000 workers. The new factory will build Tesla’s ...

Tesla spent a year terrifying, electrifying Wall Street

Tesla’s losses were mounting last summer, massive debt payments were looming, and both Wall Street and federal regulators had run out of patience with the erratic behavior of CEO Elon Musk. O...