SpaceX Dragon Capsule and Falcon 9 Latest News Archive
26 May 2012, 02:13 PM ET
Astronaut Don Pettit says SpaceX's Dragon is a major milestone for space travel.
26 May 2012, 06:31 AM ET
The hatches between SpaceX's Dragon and the space station are now open.
25 May 2012, 03:32 PM ET
Dragon's success shows that commercial vehicles have the right stuff.
25 May 2012, 05:17 AM ET
The unmanned commercial spacecraft Dragon from SpaceX will pull up to the station at 11 am ET.
24 May 2012, 05:24 PM ET
SpaceX's Dragon is cleared to attempt to dock at the space station early tomorrow.
24 May 2012, 04:23 PM ET
SpaceX and Tesla occasionally share test facilities, but the cooperation goes deeper than that.
24 May 2012, 07:47 AM ET
Cameras onboard Dragon reveal the view inside the private space capsule as it flies to the space station.
23 May 2012, 06:00 PM ET
The SpaceX Dragon capsule will fly within 1.5 miles (2.5 kilometers) of the space station early Thursday.
23 May 2012, 07:39 AM ET
The Dragon space capsule is due to rendezvous at the space station Thursday.
23 May 2012, 07:00 AM ET
The Dragon capsule's liftoff brought SpaceX CEO Elon Musk relief and elation.
22 May 2012, 07:09 PM ET
SpaceX's employees and Elon Musk celebrate the launch of the Falcon 9 rocket carry the Dragon capsule from their mission control center in California on May 22, 2012.
22 May 2012, 03:03 PM ET
SpaceX's Dragon capsule still has to chase down and berth with the space station.
22 May 2012, 08:08 AM ET
The ashes of James Doohan launched on SpaceX's Falcon 9 rocket today.
22 May 2012, 07:17 AM ET
Private spaceflight got a boost today when SpaceX's Dragon launched successfully.
22 May 2012, 04:45 AM ET
Experts and industry officials were quick to congratulate SpaceX.
22 May 2012, 03:47 AM ET
See astounding photos of SpaceX's Dragon capsule as it launched to the International Space Station bearing cargo.
22 May 2012, 03:46 AM ET
Dragon lifted off atop a column of fire in pre-dawn Florida skies.
22 May 2012, 01:18 AM ET
The Falcon 9 rocket will launch a private capsule to the space station at 3:44 a.m. ET.
21 May 2012, 05:39 PM ET
The new commercial Dragon capsule will help three government ships supply the space station.
21 May 2012, 04:52 PM ET
Get to know the California-based private spaceflight company SpaceX.
21 May 2012, 02:44 PM ET
A look at the most promising commercial space vehicles in development.
21 May 2012, 12:16 PM ET
Private rocket maker SpaceX is officially "go" to launch its Dragon capsule on Tuesday.
21 May 2012, 08:01 AM ET
The second chance for SpaceX to launch its Dragon capsule to orbit comes Tuesday.
20 May 2012, 04:51 AM ET
Engineers will check repairs made to a faulty engine valve on the Falcon 9 rocket.
19 May 2012, 11:30 AM ET
A step-by-step guide to the upcoming Dragon flight to the space station.
19 May 2012, 07:46 AM ET
SpaceX's launch abort Saturday (May 19) may have been caused by a rocket engine issue.
19 May 2012, 04:52 AM ET
An unexpected engine sensor reading forced the Falcon 9 rocket and capsule to abort launch.
19 May 2012, 01:15 AM ET
The Falcon 9 rocket is due to loft SpaceX's Dragon capsule to orbit at 4:55 a.m. ET.
18 May 2012, 03:36 PM ET
The stakes are high for SpaceX's planned launch of the Dragon capsule to the space station on Saturday.
18 May 2012, 02:00 PM ET
A look at five of the most promising private spacecraft in development today.
18 May 2012, 01:53 PM ET
By meeting obligations necessary to keep the ISS fully supplied, commercial space companies can free up NASA to fulfill its charter, which includes human exploration – and settlement – of the Solar System.
18 May 2012, 07:26 AM ET
The Dragon capsule from SpaceX is set to be the first private spaceship to dock at the space station.
17 May 2012, 05:50 PM ET
SpaceX's upcoming test flight could be a defining moment for the commercial spaceflight industry.
17 May 2012, 07:00 AM ET
Fifteen student experiments are flying aboard SpaceX's Dragon capsule.
17 May 2012, 12:36 AM ET
The three spaceflyers will live aboard the station for four months.
16 May 2012, 06:00 AM ET
An upcoming rocket launch could be a watershed moment for private spaceflight.