Space reporter Amy Thompson documented SpaceX's first Block 5 rocket booster's first two launches on May 11 and Aug. 7.
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.
A member of NASA's latest class of astronaut candidates has resigned from the space agency before completing his basic training.
On Monday (Aug. 20), SpaceX installed an astronaut walkway at Launch Pad 39A at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida, the jumping-off point for SpaceX's Crew Dragon spaceship.
Mark Watney, who struggled to stay alive in "The Martian" film, was right: It is really, really hard to survive on the Red Planet.
SpaceX recently invited journalists to its headquarters here in Southern California to get an up-close look at the new Crew Dragon capsule. Here's what Space.com's Mike Wall saw.
The first crewed flight of SpaceX's new astronaut taxi is less than a year away, and its participants can't wait to get off the ground.
SpaceX is hosting a workshop at the University of Colorado Boulder today and tomorrow (Aug. 7 and Aug. 8) to discuss establishing a self-sufficient Mars settlement, according to Ars Technica.
SpaceX has checked off another reusability milestone, re-flying the latest version of its Falcon 9 rocket for the first time ever.
The newest version of SpaceX's Falcon 9 rocket will get its first big reusability test early Tuesday morning (Aug. 7), and you can watch the action live.
We have learned that there could be life beneath Mars’ surface and that it may be impossible to terraform its surface.
SpaceX and Boeing are working to launch commercial crewed vehicles into space — so what will the astronauts wear?
SpaceX's robotic Dragon capsule returned to Earth today (Aug. 3), wrapping up the company’s latest cargo mission to the International Space Station.
Today, NASA announced the first astronauts who will launch aboard SpaceX's and Boeing's first crewed spacecraft, and other spaceflyers were quick to congratulate the new teams.