A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket launched for a record-setting 17th time Tuesday night (Sept. 19), sending 22 Starlink satellites to orbit.
Hawthorne, Calif.-based Space Exploration Technologies (SpaceX) is a commercial company aiming to launch cargo, and eventually people, to low-Earth orbit. The firm is developing its Dragon capsule and Falcon 9 booster under contracts from NASA's Commercial Crew Development (CCDev) program and its Commercial Orbital Transportation Services (COTS) program.
SpaceX has signed a 14-launch deal to loft Telesat's Lightspeed internet constellation, beginning in 2026. Each liftoff will see a Falcon 9 carry up to 18 satellites to low Earth orbit.
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SpaceX fired one of its Raptor engines last month to test its ability to land the company's Starship vehicle on the moon in cold conditions, which it will have to do on the Artemis 3 mission.
SpaceX may get approval for its second-ever Starship launch sometime next month, according to an official with the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration.
SpaceX launched 22 more of its Starlink internet satellites late on Friday night (Sept. 15) after a one-day delay.
SpaceX has taken all 57 corrective actions required by the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration ahead of the second test flight of its Starship vehicle, Elon Musk said.
SpaceX launched another batch of its Starlink internet satellites early Tuesday (Sept. 12) and landed the returning rocket on a ship at sea.
SpaceX launched 22 more of its Starlink internet satellites to orbit tonight (Sept. 8) and landed the returning rocket on a ship at sea.
The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration has closed its investigation into the first flight of SpaceX's giant Starship vehicle, which ended with a bang this past April.
Maxar Technologies' WorldView-1 satellite captured a great photo of SpaceX's Starship vehicle on the launch pad in South Texas ahead of its upcoming test flight.
NASA's Psyche mission is scheduled to launch atop a SpaceX Falcon Heavy rocket on Oct. 5 and begin heading toward its metal-asteroid namesake.
SpaceX has stacked its giant Starship vehicle on the launch pad in South Texas, a major milestone ahead of an impending test flight from the site.
The SpaceX Crew-6 astronauts Stephen Bowen, Woody Hoburg, Sultan AlNeyadi and Andrey Fedyaev are back on Earth, having each completed their first long-duration spaceflight on the ISS.
SpaceX launched 21 of its Starlink internet satellites to orbit tonight (Sept. 3) on its 62nd mission of 2023, setting a new record for most orbital flights in a year.
A SpaceX Dragon capsule carrying four Crew-6 astronauts is headed back to Earth and you can watch its splashdown live online early Monday (Sept. 4).
SpaceX and NASA say the Crew Dragon capsule carrying four Crew-6 astronauts will now depart the International Space Station no earlier than Sept. 3, a 24-hour delay.
SpaceX's Crew-6 astronauts bade farewell from orbit in a livestreamed event on Aug. 31. They will undock from the ISS no sooner than Sept. 2, pending the effects of Hurricane Idalia.
SpaceX launched 22 of its Starlink internet satellites toward orbit tonight (Aug. 31) and aced a rocket landing at sea.