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SpaceX’s orbital Starship prototype sheds tiles, comes to life during first tests

After weeks of mostly invisible - albeit slow and steady - work at Starbase's suborbital launch and test facilities, SpaceX…

SpaceX moves Super Heavy booster to make room for Mechazilla arm installation

For the second time, SpaceX has removed the first potentially flightworthy Super Heavy from Starbase's orbital launch mount - this…

SpaceX Crew Dragon to perform first space station “flyaround” in November

A member of a NASA safety advisory panel says that SpaceX's second operational Crew Dragon spacecraft will perform the first…

SpaceX’s next commercial Falcon Heavy launch to carry Astranis rideshare satellite

Geostationary satellite communications startup Astranis has decided to move its first operational satellite launch from a SpaceX Falcon 9 to…

SpaceX installs Mechazilla ‘claw’ on Starship launch tower

In the latest chapter of SpaceX's Starship launch tower chronicle, the company has rolled a claw-like component to the pad…

SpaceX CEO Elon Musk explains why Blue Origin’s Starship lawsuit makes no sense

For the first time since SpaceX competitor Blue Origin took NASA to federal court after losing a Moon lander contract…

SpaceX Inspiration4 astronaut shares behind-the-scenes look at largest space window’s ‘first light’

SpaceX Inspiration4 astronaut Sian Proctor has shared the first behind-the-scenes look at what it was like for the world's first…

SpaceX’s orbital Starship launch debut may be pushed to 2022 by slow FAA reviews

In a rare sign of material progress, SpaceX and the FAA have finally released what is known as a draft…

Elon Musk’s Starlink is coming out of its “Beta” phase next month

Starlink is coming out of its beta phase next month, as confirmed by SpaceX CEO Elon Musk on Twitter. With…

SpaceX Inspiration4 Dragon, Falcon 9 booster return to port after flawless mission

After acing a flawless commercial astronaut launch debut, SpaceX's Inspiration4 Crew Dragon spacecraft, Falcon 9 booster, and the four private…

SpaceX’s orbital Starship launch pad tank farm comes to life for the first time

Update: Two days after a bevy of tanker trucks began to arrive at SpaceX's orbital Starship launch site with load…

SpaceX prepares Starship, Super Heavy for milestone Raptor static fire tests

SpaceX has scheduled a full week with as many as 30 hours of road and beach closures for Starship and…

SpaceX Falcon 9 booster returns to California port for the first time in years

For the first time in almost three years, a SpaceX Falcon 9 booster has returned to a California port after…

SpaceX shows off largest window in space after spectacular Inspiration4 launch

SpaceX has revealed the first on-orbit view of the largest window every launched on a rocket - and provided an…

SpaceX rockets private astronaut crew into orbit for the first time in spaceflight history

For the first time in spaceflight history, a crew of all-private astronauts have rocketed into orbit - and on a…

Watch SpaceX’s Inspiration4 mission launch four private astronauts live [webcast]

Update: SpaceX, Falcon 9, Crew Dragon, the crew, and the weather remain on track for the company's historic Inspiration4 mission,…

SpaceX Falcon Heavy launch contracts reach double digits after latest NASA win

For the third time in seven months, NASA has contracted SpaceX's Falcon Heavy rocket to launch a high-value scientific spacecraft,…

SpaceX’s first West Coast Starlink launch orbits 51 new ‘space laser’ satellites

A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket has successfully launched 51 upgraded laser-linked Starlink satellites from its Vandenberg Space Force Base (VSFB)…

SpaceX to launch Crew Dragon and Starlink satellites less than 48 hours apart

After launching just once in the last ten weeks, SpaceX appears to be set to return to H1 2021 stride…

SpaceX Crew Dragon, Falcon 9 roll out to the pad for historic Inspiration4 launch

On the morning of September 12th, SpaceX rolled the Falcon 9 rocket and Crew Dragon spacecraft that will support the…