Tesla's New Batteries, SLS's First Light, Virgin Orbit goes Orbital - Ep 117

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Joe, Tim, and Ben talk about Starship SN9's impending launch, Elon's ridiculous wealth, and Tesla sales numbers

Read more from the articles we referenced:

SLS lights all of its engines for the first time - https://youtu.be/ELHOXi2t3lk

https://blogs.nasa.gov/artemis/2021/01/19/green-run-update-data-and-inspections-indicate-core-stage-in-good-condition/

Starliner requalified and will fly Q1 - https://spaceflightnow.com/2021/01/18/boeing-making-progress-on-starliner-software-for-test-flight-in-march/

SpaceX Starlink launch broke records! - https://youtu.be/84Nct_Q9Lqw

https://everydayastronaut.com/starlink-16-falcon-9-block-5/

AND available in the UK too! - https://www.cnbc.com/amp/2021/01/20/spacex-expands-starlink-public-beta-test-to-canada-united-kingdom.html

Rocket Lab launches number 18 - https://youtu.be/NQyNuF-Du7c

Tesla cranking up battery production - Job posting - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zB8_HbrxUi8&feature=emb_title

Giga Berlin Approval - https://www.teslarati.com/tesla-4680-battery-factory-worlds-largest-giga-berlin-approved/

Autopilot Avoids Moose - https://www.teslarati.com/tesla-model-s-real-life-moose-test-video/

Electrek honeycomb battery pack - https://www.teslarati.com/tesla-4680-battery-cell-production-elon-musk-alien-dreadnought/

Starship SN9 keeps us waiting - https://youtu.be/nqkE8Q5e2d8

Virgin Orbit reaches orbit!!! - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yrx2PBzeRdU

https://twitter.com/Virgin_Orbit/status/1350933162398986240?s=20

#whydonttheyjust by @green_airplane - https://twitter.com/Green_Airplane/status/1351668084940173312

Corona Satellites - https://www.nytimes.com/2021/01/05/science/corona-satellites-environment.html

Microbial life in Canadian Mine - https://www.the-scientist.com/news-opinion/microbial-life-discovered-deep-in-canadian-mine-66333

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