SpaceX develops huge fuel tank for Mars, Galaxy S8 release faces questionsToday's big tech news includes SpaceX testing a massive fuel tank for Mars colonization, the strain on the Samsung Galaxy S8 due to the Note 7 battery crisis, and Panasonic's kitchen of the future.
This is CNET and here are the stories that matter right now. SpaceX CEO Elon Musk revealed in a Reddit Ask Me Anything session on Sunday that he's developing a huge fuel tank for his planned Mars spacecraft. Musk said the early tests are promising for the refillable tank, which would use liquid oxygen and methane. Mark says the spacecraft will be able to transport 100 people to the Red Planet and back to Earth. Samsung is delaying development of the next phone in the Galaxy S line, the Galaxy S8, The Wall Street Journal reported on Sunday. The company said it is still investigating what caused some batteries in its Galaxy Note7 to overheat and catch fire earlier this year. The global recall cost the company three billion dollars, Samsung said. Panasonic demonstrated their kitchen of the future at [UNKNOWN] 2016 in Tokyo with a range of smart home products in it's unique interface, unique experience exhibition. It features shelves fitted out with glass doors that double as electronic displays A wind cabinet with touch display temperature controls. And a flat cooker that can cook food directly on your plate with a specialized lid. Stay up to date with the latest by downloading the c/net tech today app in the Apple app store