Crew Dragon

SpaceX launches two Falcon 9 rockets in seven hours

Two SpaceX Falcon 9 rockets have successfully launched a Crew Dragon carrying four astronauts and a new batch of Starlink…

SpaceX wants to boost Hubble Space Telescope’s orbit with Dragon spacecraft

NASA and SpaceX have signed a Space Act Agreement to study the feasibility of boosting the orbit of the iconic…

NASA awards SpaceX five more Dragon astronaut launch contracts

NASA has finalized plans to purchase another five Crew Dragon launches from SpaceX, securing its astronauts access to the International…

SpaceX, NASA announce date for next Crew Dragon astronaut launch

SpaceX and NASA have settled on October 3rd for the company's fifth operational astronaut launch, a mission that will also…

SpaceX considers second Crew Dragon launch pad to reduce risk from Starship

Reuters reports that SpaceX has proposed modifying a second Florida launch pad to support Crew Dragon missions after NASA raised…

SpaceX’s NASA Crew Dragon launch manifest doubles in three months

NASA says it will soon award SpaceX another five Crew Dragon astronaut transport contracts after purchasing three extra missions from…

NASA denies SpaceX Crew Dragon propellant leak report, reveals unrelated heat shield defect

In a partial response to a report alleging evidence of several significant anomalies during a recent private astronaut launch that…

SpaceX ready to begin training astronauts for first private spacewalk

Two members of the "Polaris Program" say that SpaceX could begin training private astronauts for the first private spacewalk in…

SpaceX Crew Dragon spacecraft splashes down with NASA, ESA astronauts

Update: A SpaceX Crew Dragon spacecraft carrying four NASA and ESA astronauts has safely splashed down off the coast of…

SpaceX director says six Crew Dragon launches per year is a sustainable goal

A senior manager says that SpaceX could sustainably launch six or more Crew Dragons per year if the market for…

SpaceX aces seventh astronaut launch in less than two years

SpaceX has successfully completed its second astronaut launch in less than three weeks, sending a batch of professional NASA and…

SpaceX, NASA on track for Wednesday astronaut launch [webcast]

SpaceX says a Crew Dragon spacecraft and Falcon 9 rocket are on track to launch astronauts to the International Space…

SpaceX Dragon returns private astronauts to Earth after an extra week in space

Update: A SpaceX Crew Dragon has finally returned Axiom Space's first crew of four private astronauts to Earth after recovery…

SpaceX static fires Crew-4’s Falcon 9 rocket as Axiom-1 return delay grows

SpaceX has successfully static fired a Falcon 9 rocket scheduled to launch another batch of NASA and ESA astronauts after…

SpaceX sends two drone ships to sea for back-to-back Starlink, astronaut launches

Update: SpaceX has rolled out Crew-4's Falcon 9 and Crew Dragon in anticipation of prelaunch testing. However, due to poor…

SpaceX, NASA refine Crew-4 launch date as Axiom astronauts focus on science

SpaceX and NASA have delayed Crew Dragon's fourth operational Commercial Crew launch for the fifth time as four private Axiom…

SpaceX launches first all-private astronaut crew to the International Space Station

A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket and Crew Dragon spacecraft have successfully begun the first all-private astronaut mission to an orbital…

SpaceX set for first private astronaut launch to the International Space Station

Update: SpaceX has successfully fired up Falcon 9 booster B1062 and confirmed that Crew Dragon's second private astronaut launch is…

SpaceX’s second private Crew Dragon astronaut launch slips to April 8th

SpaceX's second private astronaut launch and the first fully private crewed mission to the International Space Station (ISS) has been…

SpaceX’s next Crew Dragon astronaut launch slips into April

NASA, SpaceX, and private customer Axiom Space have decided to slightly delay two of the company's upcoming Crew Dragon launches,…