06 March 2006, 07:03 AM ET
Space Exploration Technologies (SpaceX) is asking NASA to help fund the demonstration of a reusable space capsule the El Segundo, Calif.-based company has been developing in secret with its own funding for the past 18 months.
27 February 2006, 02:00 PM ET
Another spot on the calendar has been targeted for the maiden takeoff of the privately built Falcon 1 launch vehicle, designed and constructed by Space Exploration Technologies Corp. (SpaceX) of El Segundo, California.
10 February 2006, 12:27 AM ET
A private launch firm has scrubbed its third attempt to make the inaugural launch of its Falcon 1 rocket after problems cropped up during a planned engine test, the company said late Thursday.
07 February 2006, 02:57 PM ET
SpaceX's third attempt to launch the Falcon 1 rocket on its maiden flight has been pushed back roughly 24 hours to Friday, Feb. 10 to allow for more tests.
19 December 2005, 03:45 PM ET
It was a structural issue, not high winds, which scrubbed the private launch firm SpaceX’s second attempt to send its first Falcon 1 rocket into orbit Monday.
19 December 2005, 06:48 AM ET
The private launch firm SpaceX is once again ready for its spaceflight debut as its first Falcon 1 rocket sits poised to launch spaceward later today.
30 November 2005, 10:10 AM ET
WASHINGTON — Space Exploration Technologies (SpaceX) now expects the maiden flight of its Falcon 1 rocket to occur no earlier than Dec. 17, said Elon Musk, the company’s founder and chief executive.
26 November 2005, 08:50 PM ET
A series of setbacks scrubbed the inaugural launch of SpaceX’s Falcon 1 rocket Saturday.
21 October 2005, 01:11 PM ET
WASHINGTON — Space Exploration Technologies (SpaceX) is suing Boeing and Lockheed Martin in federal court for conspiring to violate antitrust laws to corner the market on U.S. government satellite launches.
14 September 2005, 04:38 PM ET
The maiden flight of the SpaceX Falcon 1 booster is being pushed to late October due to an engine failure at the company’s Texas test facility.
08 September 2005, 04:25 PM ET
Space Exploration Technologies Corporation (SpaceX) announced today that it will develop a Falcon 9 booster – an Evolved Expendable Launch Vehicle (EELV) class vehicle.
12 August 2005, 02:36 PM ET
LOGAN, Utah—Space Exploration Technologies Corporation (SpaceX) of El Segundo, California is putting in place private rocket facilities at a Kwajalein Atoll launch area in the western Pacific Ocean.
28 May 2005, 10:35 AM ET
Rocket-launch newcomer Space Exploration Technologies Corp. today accomplished a critical engine firing at California's Vandenberg Air Force Base, a long-awaited event that puts the company much closer to its inaugural blastoff later this summer.
16 August 2004, 06:18 AM ET
LOGAN, UTAH -- Time is drawing closer for the maiden liftoff of the privately financed Falcon 1 launch vehicle, built by Space Exploration Technologies Corp. (SpaceX) of El Segundo, California.