SpaceX destacked its Starship Mars rocket on Wednesday (Jan. 25) to continue gearing up for the giant vehicle's first-ever orbital test flight.
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.
Noctilucent clouds hovered over parts of Florida's Space Coast after SpaceX rocketed 56 Starlink satellites to orbit early Thursday morning (Jan. 26).
The National Science Foundation and SpaceX have come to an agreement on how to mitigate the damage to ground-based astronomy that Starlink satellites present.
SpaceX's Falcon 9 rocket lifted its heaviest payload yet to low Earth orbit when it launched 56 Starlink satellites on Thursday morning (Jan. 26).
A micrometeoroid strike on a Russian Soyuz spacecraft in December 2022 has spurred NASA to talk to SpaceX about possibly increasing the shielding on its Crew Dragon capsule.
SpaceX fueled up a fully stacked Starship vehicle for the first time ever on Monday (Jan. 23), and dramatic photos preserve the process for posterity.
SpaceX fueled up a fully stacked Starship for the first time ever on Monday (Jan. 23), notching a huge milestone on the path toward the vehicle's debut orbital flight.
Frank Rubio and two cosmonaut colleagues may not come home from the International Space Station until late September — six months later than initially planned.
The Subaru Telescope spotted a spiral shape in the sky shortly after SpaceX sent a GPS satellite to space on Wednesday (Jan. 18).
SpaceX's sixth contracted astronaut flight to the International Space Station for NASA will launch on Feb. 26, if all goes according to plan.
A high-definition exterior camera on the International Space Station snapped a shot of the plume created by SpaceX's Falcon Heavy during its Jan. 15 launch.
SpaceX's Falcon 9 rocket made an early-morning space run Wednesday (Jan. 18), and the launch photos look like stills from a beachside Hollywood film.
SpaceX launched a GPS satellite for the U.S. Space Force today (Jan. 18) at 7:24 a.m. EST (1224 GMT), the company's fourth launch of 2023.
On Wednesday (Jan. 18), NASA plans to start moving astronaut Frank Rubio's seat liner from a Russian Soyuz spacecraft over to SpaceX's Crew Dragon capsule Endurance.
SpaceX's Falcon Heavy rocket aced its liftoff on Sunday (Jan. 15) within view of numerous photographers, who shared their incredible footage on social media.
SpaceX's Falcon Heavy launched on its fifth-ever mission on Sunday (Jan. 15), sending multiple satellites aloft for the U.S. Space Force.
SpaceX's powerful Falcon Heavy rocket will be back in action on Sunday (Jan. 15), and you can watch the liftoff live.
An Airbus satellite spotted SpaceX's huge Starship vehicle on the launch pad in South Texas being prepped for a landmark test flight.
A robotic SpaceX capsule splashed down off the coast of Florida on Wednesday morning (Jan. 11), wrapping up its six-week cargo mission.