A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket launched on a record 8th flight to send a new fleet of the company's Starlink internet satellites into orbit on Wednesday (Jan.20) and then nailed a landing at sea.
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 will launch its first batch of Starlink satellites in 2021 on Tuesday (Jan. 19) to expand the company's growing megaconstellation and you can watch the action live online.
A SpaceX Dragon cargo resupply spacecraft returned to Earth from the International Space Station Wednesday (Jan. 13), splashing down off the coast of Florida for the first time ever.
SpaceX's newest Starship prototype blazed to life three times today (Jan. 13), apparently keeping the vehicle on track for a high-altitude test flight in the near future.
A SpaceX Dragon cargo ship made its first-ever autonomous undocking from the International Space Station Tuesday (Jan. 12)
Poor weather on Earth forced a SpaceX supply ship to wave off the opportunity to make the company's first autonomous undocking from the International Space Station on Monday (Jan. 11).
SpaceX kicked off what is expected to be another launch-packed year by delivering a Turkish communications satellite to orbit tonight (Jan. 7).
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SpaceX is set to launch a Turkish communications satellite into orbit on Thursday evening (Jan. 7), and you can watch the action online.
SN9's engines burned briefly today (Jan. 6) during a static-fire test at SpaceX's South Texas facilities, near the Gulf Coast village of Boca Chica.
SpaceX wants to bring Super Heavy, the giant first stage of the two-stage Starship system, down directly on the launch stand shortly after liftoff.
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SpaceX launched two crewed missions to the space station and sent a prototype of its Starship Mars vehicle high into the Texas skies this year, among other milestones.
Private company SpaceX launched SN8, a prototype of its Starship spacecraft, designed to go to the Moon and Mars, on December 10.
SpaceX dropped an early Christmas present to space fans everywhere this week with an epic recap of its first high-altitude Starship test launch.
SpaceX launched a clandestine U.S. spy satellite into space for the National Reconnaissance Office (NRO) Thursday (Dec. 17), marking its 26th rocket of the year.
SpaceX called off the planned launch of a Falcon 9 rocket carrying a classified spy satellite for the U.S. National Reconnaissance Office due to high pressure in the second-stage booster.
SpaceX is set to launch a classified payload for the National Reconnaissance Office on Thursday (Dec. 17), during a three-hour launch window that opens at 9:45 a.m. EST (1400 GMT).