Cargo Dragon

SpaceX Dragon spacecraft caught by robotic space station arm for the last time

On March 9th, SpaceX's CRS-20 Cargo Dragon completed an uneventful journey to the International Space Station (ISS), where the spacecraft…

SpaceX nails 50th rocket booster landing ahead of Crew Dragon takeover

On its fifth launch of 2020, SpaceX has nailed its 50th Falcon rocket booster landing and sent Cargo Dragon (Dragon…

SpaceX on track for last Cargo Dragon launch, first Falcon 9 land landing in months

SpaceX is hours away from its Cargo Dragon (Dragon 1) spacecraft's last space station resupply mission, a historic launch that…

SpaceX first orbital spacecraft set to smash reusability record on last launch

The first orbital spacecraft designed and built by SpaceX is set to smash a reusability record on its 20th and…

SpaceX Starlink launch ambitions just saved a space station resupply mission from bigger delays

SpaceX's ambitious 2020 Starlink launch goals have unintentionally saved a Cargo Dragon spacecraft mission from much longer delays after a…

SpaceX's Dragon spacecraft photobombed in orbit by solar eclipse

On December 26th, SpaceX's second-to-last Cargo Dragon spacecraft was photobombed in orbit by the shadow cast on Earth by a…

SpaceX Cargo Dragon spacecraft arrives at space station on second to last mission

SpaceX's Cargo Dragon has successfully rendezvoused with the International Space Station (ISS) as part of NASA's CRS-19 resupply mission, marking…

SpaceX just hit a major milestone on its launch to the space station

SpaceX has successfully launched Cargo Dragon's 19th space station resupply mission and says that the event also marked a symbolic…

SpaceX Falcon 9 launch and landing scrubbed by wind as drone ship battles high seas

SpaceX's CRS-19 Falcon 9 launch and landing has been scrubbed by wind conditions miles above the ground at the same…

SpaceX Falcon 9 to attempt unusual drone ship landing after space station resupply launch

SpaceX's workhorse Falcon 9 rocket is ready for the company's 12th launch this year, set to send a reused Cargo…

SpaceX’s surprise Falcon 9 drone ship landing explained ahead of Cargo Dragon launch

Speaking in a press briefing prior to NASA's next Cargo Dragon launch, a SpaceX official shed some light on a…

SpaceX Falcon 9 launch and landing imminent as drone ship heads to sea

SpaceX's next Falcon 9 launch and landing is well into the late stages of preparation, leaving the company approximately 24-48…

SpaceX Falcon 9 booster fires up ahead of NASA launch and surprise drone ship landing

SpaceX has successfully fired up a new rocket ahead of what is now believed to be a surprise Falcon 9…

SpaceX’s first thrice-flown Cargo Dragon returns from orbit with Starship tiles intact

After a flawless reentry and splashdown on August 27th, SpaceX's first thrice-flown Cargo Dragon spacecraft completed its latest mission, arriving…

SpaceX Falcon 9 booster nails landing in lead-up to next NASA-sponsored reuse milestone

SpaceX has nailed its 24th Falcon booster reuse and 44th Falcon booster landing with Falcon 9 B1056's flawless Landing Zone-1…

SpaceX set for second CRS-18 launch attempt with flight-proven Falcon 9, spacecraft

After exceptionally bad weather conditions forced SpaceX to scrub its first CRS-18 launch attempt on Wednesday, July 24th, the weather…

SpaceX’s Starhopper on track for today’s hover test after Cargo Dragon launch scrubbed [updated]

Update: Starhopper briefly ignited its single Raptor engine before a methane vent caught fire and the hover test was rapidly…

SpaceX testing ceramic Starship heat shield tiles on flight-proven CRS-18 Cargo Dragon

SpaceX announced during its CRS-18 Cargo Dragon webcast that the twice-flown orbital spacecraft will feature a handful of ceramic Starship…

SpaceX set to deliver cargo to the space station with a twice-flown Dragon spacecraft

SpaceX is set to become the only company in history to launch the same commercial space capsule to orbit three…

SpaceX Falcon 9 nears NASA’s first flight-proven Block 5 launch after static fire delays

After multiple days of delays, many a finger is crossed that SpaceX will be able to perform a critical static…