Some astronomers suggest setting up a "SatHub" to address the growing threat that satellite megaconstellations pose to the night sky — but funding and support are necessary to make it happen.
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.
The Space.com Forums are giving away a SpaceX Crew-3 prize pack to get ready for the planned Oct. 31, 2021 launch of four astronauts to the International Space Station.
NASA has picked SpaceX's heavy-lift Falcon Heavy rocket to launch the Europa Clipper mission to Jupiter's icy moon.
SpaceX fired up the massive booster rocket for its new Starship spacecraft for the first time Monday night (July 19).
The first all-civilian orbital flight crew, Inspiration4, flew in zero gravity for the first time this weekend as part of preparations to launch in September.
The drone fleet used by SpaceX to catch falling rockets now has a third autonomous ship, whimsically called "A Shortfall of Gravitas."
As the billionaire space race heats up between Richard Branson and Jeff Bezos, it's easy to get the wrong message.
After a 48-hour delay as a tropical storm traveled up the coast, a cargo Dragon capsule bid farewell to the International Space Station on Thursday (July 8).
SpaceX's Falcon 9 rocket landing pad drone ship "Of Course I Still Love You" has moved to California for West Coast launches.
NASA and SpaceX have delayed the departure of the SpaceX CRS-22 Dragon cargo ship from the International Space Station as Tropical Storm Elsa approaches Florida.
A SpaceX tracking camera captured amazing views of it's Falcon 9 rocket landing back on Earth after it launched 88 small satellites into polar orbit, as part of its Transporter-2 rideshare mission.
The first true Super Heavy booster was rolled out of the high bay where it was stacked to a launch pad Thursday (July 1) at SpaceX's Starbase site in South Texas.
A SpaceX Falcon 9 launched 88 satellites into orbit and aced a landing in Florida on Wednesday (June 30).
SpaceX is preparing one of its veteran rockets to launch dozens of small satellites into space on Tuesday afternoon (June 29).
SpaceX postponed the launch of dozens of satellites just seconds before liftoff today (June 29) when a wayward plane crept inside the mission's safety zone.
SpaceX is still shooting for July for the first orbital flight of its huge Starship Mars rocket, though the company may not meet that target.
SpaceX's latest rocket landing on a drone ship was so smooth that if you blink while watching the video, you could miss the touchdown.
SpaceX has postponed the launch of its next rideshare mission Transporter-2 to allow more time for rocket checks.