SpaceX Dragon Capsule and Falcon 9 Latest News Archive
04 December 2009, 06:06 PM ET
All is in readiness for next Monday’s unveiling of SpaceShipTwo – the first-class space tourist’s wonder machine at the core of the space tourism firm Virgin Galactic’s suborbital fleet.
02 November 2009, 04:58 PM ET
SpaceX has requested a Feb. 2, 2010 launch date for the debut flight of its Falcon 9 rocket, a booster to launch cargo ships to the ISS.
03 October 2009, 10:05 AM ET
It has been five years since SpaceShipOne screamed its way into the history books and the aftershocks from its suborbital space shots are still being felt.
25 September 2009, 12:10 PM ET
SpaceX announced plans Thursday to launch a Dragon spaceship prototype atop its first Falcon 9 rocket.
12 August 2009, 08:43 AM ET
The Planetary Society hopes to refit a NASA design to make a third U.S. attempt to fly the first solar sail in space.
10 August 2009, 07:23 PM ET
NASA has set aside $50 million in stimulus cash to spur commercial vehicles for human spaceflight.
06 August 2009, 11:22 AM ET
SPACE.com's Dave Brody, discusses private space adventure travel, tourism and non-government space projects with Josh Zepps, host of BRINK! on Science Channel.
14 July 2009, 10:14 AM ET
SpaceX successfully delivered a commercial satellite into orbit atop a Falcon 1 rocket late Monday.
13 July 2009, 10:54 AM ET
Satellite firm Avanti Communications raised $68 million in cash to switch from SpaceX's Falcon 9 rocket for boosters from Europe or Russia.
13 July 2009, 07:17 AM ET
Watch SpaceX's vision for its Dragon spaceship to ferry astronauts and cargo to the International Space Station.
24 April 2009, 01:36 PM ET
A Texas zero gravity experiment has won a $25,000 cash award and a free ride into space on a private rocket.
27 January 2009, 09:57 AM ET
SpaceX depicts its Dragon spaceship's space station flight in this animation.
16 January 2009, 01:16 PM ET
Chicago-based PlanetSpace is protesting NASA's station cargo award to other firms.
13 January 2009, 12:46 PM ET
SpaceX is putting its first Falcon 9 rocket through launch pad paces in Florida.
06 January 2009, 01:15 PM ET
SpaceX has assembled the first Falcon 9 rocket at its Florida launch site.
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.