Chinese authorities have recently given Tesla the green light for production in its huge factory in Shanghai. Europe could be next.

Tesla’s new Gigafactory in Shanghai started trial production ahead of schedule this month and is starting to build “full vehicles”, “from the body to paint”, officials from the company told investors Wednesday.  In addition, Tesla CEO Elon Musk said the company is planning to announce the location of its Gigafactory that will be built in Europe by the end of the year.

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Starhopper test rocket has made its highest and final test flight.
SpaceX Starhopper prototype took flight around 5 p.m. CT on August 27 and successfully completed its 150-meter test. The whole flight lasted a little under a minute. You can watch whole launch right here.
From start to finish, the test rocket spent almost a full minute, approximately 57 seconds, in-flight, showing off the first-ever public view of a Raptor engine fired in daylight.

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SpaceX is getting ready to let Starhopper off its leash, says CEO Elon Musk.

The first untethered test flight of the SpaceX prototype Mars rocketship Starhopper is scheduled to take place on Boca Chica Texas near Brownsville this week.

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Elon Musk’s SpaceX plan to provide broadband services using low-Earth orbit satellites has been approved by the United States Federal Communications Commission.

It is for the first time, a U.S. licensed satellite constellation will provide broadband services through low-Earth orbit satellites.

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