The SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket launched from the Kennedy Space Center, Florida at 1:29 pm local time on Thursday. (Photo Credit: Twitter/@SpaceX)

  • SpaceX is carrying young specimens of bobtail squid and microorganisms called tardigrades
  • Scientists want to study the effect of zero gravity on the symbiotic relation between the squids and beneficial bacteria 
  • The experiment could help scientists in the future to develop techniques to protect the health of astronauts

.Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, FL, USA
SpaceX also launched a satellite for SiriusXM in January 2021, but the satellite failed once in orbit. (Photo credit: Representative image/unsplash)

  • SpaceX will launch the SXM-8 satellite from the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station
  • This will be SpaceX’s second launch of a SiriusXM satellite
  • SXM-7 was launched on December 13, 2020, but later it was declared a total loss

.Texas, USA
Elon Musk is an active Twitter user with 56 million followers. (Photo Credit: Instagram/Elon Musk)

  • Elon Musk is the CEO of Tesla and Space X
  • His brother Kimber Musk devised a ploy to keep Elon on time
  • As a child, Elon had trouble being on time

.New Delhi, Delhi, India
Elon Musk, CEO of electric vehicle manufacturer Tesla, replied to a 21-year-old engineer's tweet. (Photo credit: PTI)

  • Elon Musk was an intern in his earlier days of his career
  • When Elon Musk was 18, he did an internship at Nova Scotia bank
  • Musk’s journey to becoming one of the richest men in the world has inspired several people

.Hawthorne, CA, USA
Elon Musk, the founder and a chief engineer of American aerospace manufacturing company, SpaceX. (Photo Credit: AFP)

  • Geometric Energy Corporation (GEC) announced the mission on May 11
  • A statement released by GEC, however, did not reveal the mission’s financial value
  • "This mission will demonstrate the application of cryptocurrency beyond Earth orbit", said a SpaceX official

.Los Angeles, CA, USA
SpaceX CEO Elon Musk's tweets related to cryptocurrencies have led to the fluctuation in their prices. (AFP Photo)

  • Dogecoin leaped by a fifth after tweets by Elon Musk
  • Elon Musk bought Bitcoins worth $1.5 billion in February and its price went past $50,000 for the first time
  • Dogecoin's price plummeted about a third since last Friday after Musk called it a "hustle"

.Washington D.C., DC, USA
Elon Musk shared the lunar mission announcement on Twitter. (Photo Credit: Instagram/Elon Musk)

  • SpaceX will launch a satellite to the Moon next year funded entirely with Dogecoin
  • The satellite, dubbed DOGE-1, will be launched aboard a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket
  • The announcement comes the day after Elon Musk hosted "Saturday Night Live"

.Hollywood, FL, USA
Tesla CEO Elon Musk has made his debut on 'Saturday Night Live'. (Photo credit: Twitter screengrab/ SNL)

  • Elon Musk shared his view of the future in a monologue
  • He said he was the first person with Asperger's to host SNL
  • After the show, Dogecoin's price dropped by as much as 24% to $0.49 

.Washington D.C., DC, USA
Elon Musk is the World's second-richest person. (Photo credit: AFP)

  • Elon Musk offered an explanation for some of his past eyebrow-raising behavior
  • On the show, the billionaire took swipes at his own expense
  • He joked about his tweets, his son's unusual name and that time he smoked weed on Joe Rogan's podcast

.New Delhi, Delhi, India
Elon Musk is the CEO of electric vehicle giant Tesla and SpaceX. (Photo credit: AFP)

  • Tesla and SpaceX chief Elon Musk is one of the richest person in the world
  • Musk has given a set of seven rules that everyone should follow to increase productivity
  • Gabriel Gruber, owner of properati.com, shared all the advices by the Technoking on Twitter