It's not every day you see astronauts in space open Nasdaq trading in New York City's Times Square.
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.
"Launch America" drew at least 10.3 million concurrent viewers to NASA's various online platforms, agency officials said.
Musk's remark after SpaceX's first crewed launch on Saturday (May 30) references a 2014 barb by a top Russian official.
A stowaway aboard SpaceX's first mission to launch astronauts to the International Space Station may have set a new record — the most sequins to enter Earth orbit.
SpaceX is about to make history. See Space.com's complete coverage of the company's crewed Demo-2 mission to the International Space Station, which launches on May 27.
After a historic launch yesterday from the coast of Florida, two NASA astronauts arrive today at the space station aboard a SpaceX Crew Dragon.
The first NASA astronauts to launch from the U.S. since the end of the space shuttle program have named their commercial spacecraft after one of the retired winged orbiters.
SpaceX founder Elon Musk was choked up with emotion after his company successfully launched astronauts to space for the first time on Saturday (May 30).
While this is not an easy moment in history, it might actually be the ideal time to launch a crewed mission to space, astronauts and exploration experts say.
The NASA astronauts who launched to space today (May 30) invited the world into their spacecraft with a unique, live tour around the capsule.
President Donald Trump hailed SpaceX's epic first crew launch today (May 30) as the dawn of a new era in spaceflight.
What's next for the NASA astronauts who launched to space today (May 30) aboard SpaceX's Crew Dragon capsule?
If the skies are clear this evening (May 30), observers across the central and northern United States and southern Canada could get an opportunity to see Crew Dragon move across their local skies.
See photos of SpaceX's Demo-2 mission, the first crewed test flight of a Crew Dragon spacecraft to the International Space Station.
SpaceX's Crew Dragon capsule launched from Pad 39A at NASA's Kennedy Space Center today (May 30), ending a nine-year orbital human spaceflight drought for the United States.
Florida doesn't seem far from the International Space Station in this photo an orbiting astronaut snapped of NASA's Kennedy Space Center.
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