NASA astronauts Douglas Hurley and Robert Behnken safely returned from their SpaceX-operated test flight to the International Space Station on Sunday.
"I hope that...he doesn't confuse areas he's not involved in too much," Gates said in an interview with CNBC.
The rapper and CEO have shown mutual admiration each other publicly many times over the past five years.
"There are a ridiculous number of false positive C19 tests, in some cases ~50%," the Tesla and SpaceX boss tweeted today about the surging novel coronavirus.
Saturday's Falcon 9 rocket launch is scheduled for lift off, weather permitting, at 5:21 a.m. EDT.
The livestreams, which were viewed by tens of thousands of people before being removed by YouTube, offered a fake "bitcoin giveaway" that promised to double cryptocurrency donations.
"I find it disturbing that a video image of me and my son is being used in political propaganda without my knowledge or consent," Karen Nyberg said.
"Now it's not only the Russians flying to the ISS, but also the Americans," the Roscosmos spokesperson said.
The capsule, carrying NASA astronauts Doug Hurley and Bob Behnken, reached the station around 15 minutes ahead of schedule at about 10:16 a.m. ET.
"Weather may once again be the deciding factor if the SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket will launch on Saturday," Weather Channel meteorologist Jacqui Jeras told Newsweek .
This is the final flight test for the SpaceX's next-generation Crew Dragon spacecraft.
SpaceX's Falcon 9 Dragon Crew capsule, carrying two U.S. astronauts, was set to take off from the Kennedy Space Center at 4:33 p.m. ET in Florida.
NASA astronauts Robert Behnken and Doug Hurley are scheduled to take off at 4:30 p.m. ET.
"This launch represents the realization of a decades' long dream to migrate part of human space exploration to private companies," former NASA astronaut Mike Massimino told Newsweek.
Details are scarce about the film, but director Doug Liman is reported to be working on the first draft of the screenplay.
Weather dependent, liftoff of the SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket and Crew Dragon spacecraft is scheduled for May 27 at 4:33 p.m. EDT.
The Crew Dragon Demo-2 mission will mark the first time that American astronauts have launched from U.S. soil into orbit since the end of the Space Shuttle Program in 2011.
"Now, over the balance of time, it is clear that I made a mistake in that choice for which I alone must bear the consequences," wrote human exploration chief Douglas Loverro in his leaving note.
The experimental system is designed to keep the antennae of the satellites in the shade, thereby preventing sunlight from reflecting off them back to Earth.
Last week, Musk confirmed the SN4 prototype had passed a cryogenic proof test, which marked a big milestone for the project that is designed to send crew and cargo to the moon, and even Mars.
Musk tweeted that he was selling almost all his possessions before writing out lyrics from the national anthem.
The SpaceX boss recent fumed against U.S. shelter-in-place orders during a Tesla earnings call, saying: "This is not democratic. This is not freedom. Give people back their goddamn freedom."
"The satellite constellation deployed by the company will also be used for military purposes. It is of dual use," Roscosmos director-general Dmitry Rogozin claimed on Twitter this week.
Taking place at a SpaceX site in Texas, the SN4 prototype became the first full-scale build to pass the crucial test following a series of setbacks with prior models including the MK1, SN1 and SN3.