For the second day in a row, SpaceX stood down from the launch of Japan's Hakuto-R moon lander to address possible rocket issues. A new target date has not yet been announced.
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 delayed the launch of Japan's Hakuto-R moon lander carrying a United Arab Emirates' rover until Thursday (Dec. 1) at 3:37 a.m. EST (0837 GMT) to allow for additional pre-flight checks.
SpaceX ignited multiple Raptor engines on a Starship prototype called Booster 7 during a test in South Texas on Tuesday (Nov. 29).
A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket will launch a Japanese lander and UAE rover to the moon early Thursday (Dec. 1), and you can watch the action live.
SpaceX's Dragon spacecraft launched science and solar arrays to the International Space Station on Saturday.
Tokyo-based ispace aims to pull off the first-ever soft landing on the moon by a private company — and its Hakuto-R lander will deploy a UAE rover, if all goes to plan.
The crewmembers of the Polaris Dawn mission are busily training for their orbital flight early next year, one that will see the first commercial spacewalk.
SpaceX launched the Eutelsat 10B communications satellite to space Tuesday (Nov. 22) to serve air and sea traffic.
SpaceX's next cargo launch to the International Space Station (ISS) has been pushed back a day, to Tuesday (Nov. 22).
SpaceX's loss of 40 Starlink satellites in February was preceded by the company using an inaccurate space weather forecasting model to decide to launch following a geomagnetic storm warning.
With Wednesday morning's (Nov. 16) Artemis 1 launch, NASA's Space Launch System became the most powerful rocket ever to fly a successful mission.
NASA has selected SpaceX's next-generation Starship vehicle to carry astronauts to the lunar surface on the Artemis 4 mission, which is targeted to fly in 2027.
AST SpaceMobile's BlueWalker 3 satellite unveiled an array that is about the same size as a small apartment, to provide high-speed communications from orbit.
SpaceX just conducted its most ambitious and powerful Starship test to date, firing up 14 engines on one of its Super Heavy booster prototypes.
SpaceX launched two heavy telecom satellites for Intelsat on Saturday (Nov. 12), using a Falcon 9 rocket flying on its record-tying 14th mission.
Now you can dress like an astronaut, or at least your feet can, with limited edition socks of the Osom Brand style used by Doug Hurley on the International Space Station.
Tropical Storm Nicole has pushed the liftoff of SpaceX's next cargo mission to the International Space Station back by three days.
A new Chinese startup is attempting to develop its own reusable stainless-steel rockets, apparently taking inspiration from SpaceX's next-generation Starship vehicle.
Bob Behnken is retiring from NASA after a pioneering 22-year career that includes three spaceflights, including SpaceX's first-ever crewed mission.