SpaceX Dragon Capsule and Falcon 9 Latest News Archive
02 May 2012, 11:43 AM ET
Dragon is one contender for the first commercial spacecraft to carry humans to orbit.
02 May 2012, 09:40 AM ET
SpaceX may give up its May 7 target launch date, according to reports.
02 May 2012, 07:00 AM ET
SpaceX's Dragon will be the first commercial spacecraft to visit the space station.
30 April 2012, 05:47 PM ET
The nine main engines on the Falcon 9 were worked out for 2 second on the launch pad at the Kennedy Space Center. The rocket will carry the first commercial spacecraft, the Dragon capsule, to dock with the International Space Station.
25 April 2012, 06:00 AM ET
The ultra-rich are getting involved in private spaceflight — and not just as customers.
24 April 2012, 04:44 PM ET
The commercial firm plans to launch its unmanned Dragon space capsule to the International Space Station
23 April 2012, 07:00 AM ET
The California-based company wants to make humanity a multiplanet species.
23 April 2012, 07:00 AM ET
NASA hopes private American spaceships are carrying its astronauts by 2017.
22 April 2012, 11:00 AM ET
The Progress 47 cargo ship delivered more than 2 tons of supplies for the International Space Station.
20 April 2012, 11:01 AM ET
The Progress 47 cargo vessel will dock at the orbiting lab on Sunday.
16 April 2012, 05:10 PM ET
SpaceX's Dragon capsule is slated to blast off on April 30.
14 April 2012, 07:00 AM ET
SpaceX's Dragon capsule is due to make the first private launch to the space station later this month.
13 April 2012, 01:44 PM ET
SpaceX CEO Elon Musk says his company's ultimate objective is Mars.
11 April 2012, 05:35 PM ET
Re-usable rockets, Space Station deliveries and missions to Mars are part of the vision for commercial space pioneer and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk. The rocket mogul talks about his company's far reaching Space goals.
11 April 2012, 12:23 AM ET
Musk appeared on the hit Comedy Central talk show this week.
10 April 2012, 02:54 PM ET
SpaceX may one day launch rockets from its own Texas spaceport.
03 April 2012, 03:22 PM ET
Fifty people will be selected to attend a two-day event leading up to the April 30 launch.
02 April 2012, 11:54 AM ET
The independent advisory panel will help SpaceX design a safe human spaceflight system.
25 March 2012, 04:58 AM ET
From runaway planets to a submarine on Jupiter, it's been a busy week in space. Vote for the week's best space story.
21 March 2012, 01:31 PM ET
SpaceX's Dragon is set to make its first trip to the International Space Station next month.
19 March 2012, 03:44 PM ET
SpaceX chief Elon Musk is laying the foundation for a revolution, and he'd like some support from luminaries like Neil Armstrong
18 March 2012, 07:00 AM ET
Martian clay, a space guitar hero to a 'Swan' diving comet, vote for the week's best space story.
16 March 2012, 12:10 PM ET
The billionaire entrepreneur discusses his ambitious future plans on CBS' "60 Minutes."
15 March 2012, 02:46 PM ET
The test flight is a critical step for the private spaceflight industry.
13 March 2012, 11:31 AM ET
The launches of two privately-built space capsules to the International Space Station will occur later this year.
02 March 2012, 04:25 PM ET
The launch readiness test of SpaceX's Falcon 9 rocket and Dragon capsule went well, officials said.
01 March 2012, 12:49 PM ET
A federal space official wants to double the number of commercial launches every year through 2019.
25 February 2012, 07:00 AM ET
Scientists will meet to discuss the research potential of suborbital spaceflight.
02 February 2012, 05:37 PM ET
The first test launch of SpaceX's Dragon space capsule to the International Space Station will be no earlier than March 20.
01 February 2012, 02:40 PM ET
SpaceX has recently test fired the next generation of astronaut safeguards, the SuperDraco Engine, with the ability to catapult its Dragon capsule off the rocket and land safely on a landing pad.
23 January 2012, 04:44 PM ET
In this space wallpaper, Dragon is a free-flying, reusable spacecraft being developed by SpaceX under NASA's Commercial Orbital Transportation Services (COTS) program.
23 January 2012, 03:51 PM ET
SpaceX is working toward the first test flight of its Dragon spacecraft in March 2012.
20 January 2012, 03:47 PM ET
The launch of SpaceX's Dragon capsule will likely occur sometime in the spring, according to company officials.
19 January 2012, 10:50 AM ET
Former NASA astronaut Ken Bowersox has departed the private space company.
03 January 2012, 10:58 AM ET
The year ahead will be very important for private spaceflight companies.
27 December 2011, 12:00 PM ET
The 50th anniversary of human spaceflight brought big changes.