Tesla and the Assembly Line

Now that 2017 is behind us, it’s easy to look back and identify some industry giants of the year. Not just in the fiscal sense, but in impact, innovation, and legacy. It’s hard to find a company that’s been nearly as successful in the latter three than Tesla. Aside from breakthroughs in car production, space […]

Robotics: Today and Tomorrow

A robot contemplates its place in the world.

When it comes to modern day robots, you might picture hulking, quadrupedal machines that struggle with stairs and uneven terrain. Even humanoid androids that they have two legs share these challenges to a greater degree. It’s pretty unlikely we’ll see a robo-version of the Rockettes anytime soon. But what if a bipedal robot could do […]

SpaceX and the World of Space Travel

Civilian crew of SpaceX's Inspiration4

For California-based company SpaceX, 2017 was a banner year. The company, founded in 2002, created and launched their own rockets and spacecraft, with “the ultimate goal of enabling people to live on other planets,” according to their website. A grand total of 18 missions were held in 2017, the last of which (the Falcon 9 […]