SpaceX Dragon Capsule and Falcon 9 Latest News Archive
23 December 2008, 05:33 PM ET
SpaceX and Orbital Sciences NASA contracts to haul cargo to the space station.
07 November 2008, 05:00 PM ET
SpaceX held an invitation-only event Friday to seek customers for its DragonLab spaceship.
22 October 2008, 04:19 PM ET
U.S. firms are vying for a $3.1 billion contract to haul NASA cargo to the space station.
09 October 2008, 02:05 PM ET
KSC could shed as many as 4,500 positions after the shuttles are retired.
07 October 2008, 04:57 PM ET
NASA doesn't intend to pay Russia to deliver supplies to ISS beyond 2011.
29 September 2008, 01:02 PM ET
After three failed attempt, SpaceX's fourth Falcon 1 rocket finally reaches orbit. Credit: SpaceX.
28 September 2008, 08:49 PM ET
SpaceX successfully launched its homegrown Falcon 1 rocket into orbit on Sunday.
23 September 2008, 04:02 PM ET
SpaceX is now shooting for no earlier than Sept. 28 for its next launch.
22 September 2008, 09:09 AM ET
SpaceX could launch its fourth Falcon 1 rocket by Sept. 23.
10 September 2008, 05:27 PM ET
The firm SpaceX hopes to close the coming gap in U.S. space launch ability.
06 August 2008, 08:00 PM ET
SpaceX's third rocket launch attempt ends in failure with an in-flight stage collision.
06 August 2008, 06:57 PM ET
A timing error doomed the third Falcon 1 rocket test for SpaceX.
05 August 2008, 04:15 PM ET
SpaceX's Musk accepts $20 million investment from fellow PayPal founders.
03 August 2008, 01:41 AM ET
SpaceX's Falcon 1 suffers a setback on its third flight attempt.
01 July 2008, 02:27 PM ET
Scientists hope to deploy a solar sail called NanoSail-D this summer.
30 June 2008, 12:04 AM ET
United Launch Alliance has enough Delta 2 rockets for demand through 2015.
27 June 2008, 06:10 PM ET
A tiny defect is afflicting SpaceX's third Falcon 1 rocket to fly.
02 June 2008, 07:15 AM ET
Companies offering spaceflight to the public saw revenues jump in 2007.
29 May 2008, 01:28 PM ET
The small Trailblazer satellite will launch aboard the third Falcon 1 rocket.
16 May 2008, 06:30 PM ET
SpaceX hopes the third time's a charm for its Falcon 1 rocket.
23 April 2008, 11:45 AM ET
NASA awarded a launch services contract to private spaceflight firm SpaceX.
19 February 2008, 04:46 PM ET
Orbital beat out other finalists to win a NASA Space Act Agreement award.
18 January 2008, 10:35 AM ET
NASA reportedly picked four finalists for space station cargo flights.
20 December 2007, 02:42 PM ET
NASA chief Mike Griffin said his agency will abide by COTS program restrictions.
19 December 2007, 03:45 PM ET
A new bill could delay NASA's space station resupply service selection.
10 December 2007, 06:33 AM ET
Space Systems/Loral hopes NASA will try a novel way to deliver ISS cargo.
22 October 2007, 10:16 AM ET
Entrepreneurs will reshape the commercial space industry in years ahead.
31 August 2007, 06:46 AM ET
The celestial dragon is in its ascendancy this week.
26 April 2007, 01:25 PM ET
WASHINGTON - Space Exploration Technologies (SpaceX) has been granted a five-year license to launch from Florida's Cape Canaveral Air Station, the U.S. Air Force Space Command announced April 26.
19 April 2007, 05:55 AM ET
NEW YORK – Two commercial firms in the U.S. and Japan are teaming up with hopes of ferrying experiments and other cargo to a planned Japanese laboratory at the International Space Station (ISS).
28 March 2007, 01:18 PM ET
WASHINGTON --Space Exploration Technologies (SpaceX) declared its Falcon 1 rocket ready to begin launching satellites in September despite a premature engine shut down that prevented the booster from reaching orbit March 20 during its second demonstration
20 March 2007, 11:38 PM ET
The second test launch of the privately-built Falcon 1 rocket failed to reach its intended orbit late Tuesday, nearly one year to the day of the booster’s ill-fated spaceflight debut.
19 March 2007, 09:06 PM ET
The private spaceflight firm Space Exploration Technologies (SpaceX) will have to wait at least one more day to launch its second Falcon 1 rocket after a last-minute glitch prevented a Monday attempt.
19 March 2007, 01:00 PM ET
The clock is ticking towards the second planned Falcon 1 rocket test for the private spaceflight firm Space Exploration Technologies (SpaceX), nearly one year after an unsuccessful launch debut.
17 March 2007, 02:12 AM ET
The private launch firm Space Exploration Technologies (SpaceX) is reviewing the results of a Thursday rocket engine test in preparations for the second test flight of its Falcon 1 booster.
10 February 2007, 08:30 AM ET
The second test flight of a Falcon 1 rocket built by the private spaceflight firm Space Exploration Technologies (SpaceX) has shifted to early March due to range safety demands at the company’s island launch site.