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SpaceX just won its first Falcon 9 launch contract of the year

SpaceX has won its first Falcon 9 launch contract of 2020, adding to an already substantial backlog of missions scheduled…

SpaceX Starship factory churning out new rocket parts with Elon Musk's help

SpaceX's South Texas team of Starship engineers and technicians - including CEO Elon Musk himself - are working around the…

SpaceX surprises after recovering spacecraft 'trunk' in one piece

In a surprise twist, SpaceX has recovered an expendable 'trunk' that launched with Crew Dragon on its January 19th In-Flight…

Space community perplexed after US Space Force showcases first utility uniform

While Elon Musk and his Space X team were busy over the weekend with Crew Dragon’s In-Flight Abort test, the…

SpaceX’s first ever Block 5 booster gives one last hurrah, in photos

After helping SpaceX enter a new era of routine rocket reusability, the very first Falcon 9 Block 5 booster is…

SpaceX fires up rocket for second launch in two days but high seas threaten delays

SpaceX has static fired a Falcon 9 barely 24 hours after its most recent launch and could launch a second…

Tesla, SpaceX confirm Model X will be official ride of astronauts

SpaceX and Tesla CEO Elon Musk made sure his crew travels to the launch pad in style and even provided…

SpaceX Crew Dragon spacecraft sails home after flawless in-flight abort test

SpaceX's newest Crew Dragon spacecraft has successfully returned to port aboard one of the company's dedicated recovery vessels, neatly wrapping…

Elon Musk says SpaceX could catch Crew Dragon and NASA astronauts with a giant net

Shortly after SpaceX flawlessly completed Crew Dragon's In-Flight Abort (IFA) test earlier today, CEO Elon Musk - speaking at a…

SpaceX's Crew Dragon is about to escape a supersonic rocket: here's how to watch live

SpaceX's Crew Dragon spacecraft is set to attempt to escape a supersonic Falcon 9 in what will likely be the…

NASA says SpaceX's Crew Dragon abort test is go for launch on doomed Falcon 9 rocket

NASA has formally given SpaceX permission for Crew Dragon's second launch - a crucial test flight that should be the…

SpaceX's Falcon rockets might need a giant tower on wheels for US military launches

SpaceX reportedly plans to build a massive mobile gantry - effectively a tower on wheels - at one of its…

SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket shown off in unprecedented detail ahead of next US Air Force launch

The United States Air Force (USAF) has published a number of spectacular photos shared by SpaceX, revealing some unprecedentedly detailed…

SpaceX set for back-to-back weekend launches: Crew Dragon abort test, 60 more Starlink satellites

Two SpaceX Falcon 9 rockets are currently on track to launch back-to-back missions just a handful of days from now,…

SpaceX Falcon 9 greeted by iconic Florida sunset after first rocket landing of the decade

After completing its fourth flawless orbital-class launch and landing in 16 months, SpaceX's latest reusable Falcon 9 rocket has successfully…

Elon Musk says a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket is about to be "destroyed in Dragon fire"

SpaceX CEO Elon Musk has officially confirmed that the company's next Falcon 9 launch will destroy the flight-proven booster and…

SpaceX just blew up a Starship tank on purpose and Elon Musk says the results are in

Before dawn on January 10th, SpaceX technicians and engineers intentionally blew up a miniature Starship tank in order to test…

SpaceX prepares new Starship tank for explosive test after rapid construction

Over the last few weeks, SpaceX's South Texas Starship team has been making progress at a pace unprecedented even for…

SpaceX's Elon Musk says Starlink user antennas will be like "UFOs on a stick"

SpaceX CEO Elon Musk has teased the first detailed description of the Starlink antennas ("user terminals") customers will need to…

SpaceX puts 60 Starlink satellites in orbit with first rocket launch of the year [photos]

SpaceX has kicked off a record-breaking 2020 launch manifest with a spectacular combination of Starlink satellites and a Falcon 9…