SpaceX's Starlink satellite network will start beaming service straight to smartphones next year, if all goes according to plan.
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's next astronaut launch for NASA has been delayed four days to Oct. 3, an adjustment made to avoid spacecraft traffic coming to and from the International Space Station.
Elon Musk will make a special announcement on Thursday evening (Aug. 25), and you can watch the proceedings live.
SpaceX's latest Starship Super Heavy booster is back on the launch pad, this time with its full complement of 33 engines.
Other providers will have to dramatically increase their satellite output or adopt similar technology as Starlink Maritime to compete in the cruise line industry over the next few years.
SpaceX launched another big batch of its Starlink internet satellites to orbit today (Aug. 19) and aced a rocket landing at sea.
A SpaceX Dragon cargo capsule undocked from the International Space Station Friday (Aug. 19) to begin a trip back to Earth.
The Japanese company Sky Perfect JSat has chosen Starship to launch its Superbird-9 communications satellite to geosynchronous transfer orbit in 2024.
SpaceX sent a batch of 46 Starlink satellites into orbit Friday (Aug. 12) at 5:40 p.m. EDT (2140 GMT). The target orbit seems prone to space debris from a Russian anti-satellite test.
The FCC opened a new inquiry Aug. 5 focusing on how space manufacturing may help the fight against space debris — or hinder it.
The Super Heavy prototype Booster 7 fired one of its 33 Raptor engines for 20 seconds on Thursday (Aug. 11).
The first orbital test flight of SpaceX's Starship deep-space transportation vehicle won't get off the ground this month.
An Aug. 6 close encounter saw hundreds of Starlink satellites get uncomfortably close to debris generated in a Russian anti-satellite test in November 2021.
SpaceX launched 52 of its Starlink internet satellites Tuesday night (Aug. 9) on a mission that also featured a rocket landing on a ship at sea.
SpaceX fired up a Super Heavy booster on the launch pad today (Aug. 9) for the first time ever, notching a big milestone in the development of its Starship deep-space transportation system.
There's a 70% chance that the weather will be good enough to allow another batch of SpaceX's Starlink satellites to get off the ground from NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida.
SpaceX's massive "Booster 7" Super Heavy rocket prototype moved back to the launch pad Aug. 5 and 6 to prep for an orbital test flight with Starship later this year.
Two NASA missions will be launching on a single SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket, using a 'carpool' arrangement to overcome supply chain issues affecting PUNCH.
Officials with SpaceX are going to Australia to examine a crash site possibly associated with space debris generated from the Crew-1 Dragon spacecraft.