SpaceX has launched its fourth mission to the International Space Station for NASA, bringing the company's total crewed flight tally to seven.
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.
Crew-4 will launch toward the International Space Station early Wednesday (April 27), if all goes according to plan.
SpaceX is among companies that might replace services of NASA's aging space telecoms constellation that has kept the International Space Station connected to Earth for decades.
Smart shirts and artificial retinas will lift off to space alongside SpaceX's Crew 4 mission to the International Space Station, no earlier than April 26.
SpaceX will launch the Crew-4 astronaut mission for NASA early Wednesday (April 27), and you can watch the action live.
Space.com captured some views from a helicopter of Megan as it headed out into the Atlantic Ocean, bound for a spot near the splashdown zone of the Dragon that flew the historic Ax-1 mission.
Four private astronauts made history today (April 25), splashing safely down on Earth after completing the first fully private crewed mission aboard the International Space Station.
Elon Musk, the billionaire SpaceX and Tesla CEO, will acquire Twitter for $54.20 per share in a deal worth about $44 billion.
A SpaceX Dragon capsule carrying the four crewmembers of the Ax-1 mission splashed down off the coast of Florida today (April 25), bringing the groundbreaking flight to a close.
The first American privately funded mission to the International Space Station ends today with an anticipated splash down off the coast of Florida at about 1:06 p.m. EDT (1706 GMT).
The first-ever all-private astronaut mission to the International Space Station (ISS) is about to head for home, and you can watch the departure live.
NASA and SpaceX delayed the undocking of private Ax-1 astronauts from the International Space Station by another day due to bad weather.
SpaceX just secured its first deal to provide inflight internet service on airplanes using its Starlink constellation of broadband satellites.
A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket lifted off for a record-tying 12th time on Thursday (April 21) — and aced its 12th landing as well.
The Ax-1 astronaut mission will depart the space station on Saturday night, if all goes according to plan. The new date pushes the launch of SpaceX's Crew-4 mission to April 26 at the earliest.
Check out these amazing photos of Axiom Space's historic Ax-1 mission, the first all-private mission to the International Space Station.
Crew-4's Falcon 9 rocket and Dragon capsule were rolled out to Pad 39A at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida today (April 19) to gear up for a planned launch on Saturday (April 23).