SpaceX Dragon Capsule and Falcon 9 Latest News Archive
31 May 2012, 06:00 AM ET
See photos and images of SpaceX's Dragon capsule as it flies to the International Space Station for the first time.
31 May 2012, 05:49 AM ET
Dragon is due to splash down in the Pacific Ocean later this morning.
31 May 2012, 12:21 AM ET
NASA TV will air Dragon's departure and re-entry to Earth's atmosphere.
31 May 2012, 12:00 AM ET
Tune in as SpaceX's Dragon space capsule returns to Earth on Thursday, May 31.
30 May 2012, 10:36 AM ET
See images of the historic first docking of a private spacecraft with the International Space Station
30 May 2012, 10:36 AM ET
SpaceX's new Falcon Heavy rocket will be the most powerful rocket in use when it starts flying in 2013.
30 May 2012, 06:00 AM ET
The private space race is really taking off.
28 May 2012, 07:00 AM ET
Falcons, Dragons and Merlins aren't just fantasy creatures; they're spaceflight fact.
27 May 2012, 07:00 AM ET
The spaceflyers will spend the long weekend unpacking SpaceX's visiting Dragon capsule.
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.