Crew Dragon

SpaceX’s Crew Dragon just became America’s longest-lived astronaut spaceship

SpaceX's Crew Dragon has officially become the longest-lived American astronaut spacecraft ever built, beating an 84-day record set by the…

Orbit for all: SpaceX, Shift4 reveal private Crew Dragon launch and ticket raffle

SpaceX and financial company Shift4 have announced what could become the world's first private orbital astronaut launch - and two…

SpaceX docks two Dragons to the space station for the first time

For the first time, SpaceX has successfully docked two Dragons to the International Space Station (ISS) at the same time.…

SpaceX private astronaut launch debut to reuse Crew-1 Dragon spacecraft

A former NASA astronaut now employed by Axiom Space says that SpaceX's private astronaut launch debut will reuse the same…

SpaceX’s most important Falcon 9 booster yet returns to port with a lean

On November 19th, what is likely SpaceX's most important Falcon 9 booster yet returned to Port Canaveral with a surprise…

SpaceX’s plans for a reusable Dragon spacecraft fleet detailed by Gwynne Shotwell

President and COO Gwynne Shotwell says that SpaceX is simultaneously building a fleet of reusable, orbital Dragon spacecraft designed to…

SpaceX Crew Dragon aces third autonomous space station docking

Update: A SpaceX Crew Dragon has successfully performed an autonomous rendezvous and docking with the International Space Station (ISS) for…

SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket nails first operational NASA astronaut launch [updated]

Update: SpaceX has successfully resolved a handful of minor thermal control issues facing the brand new Crew Dragon capsule currently…

SpaceX Crew-1 launch set for Sunday, ULA successfully launches spy satellite

On Friday evening, Nov. 13, NASA and SpaceX announced that the first operational Commercial Crew Program mission of the Crew…

SpaceX Dragon spacecraft to have a continual presence in space starting this year

Days after NASA confirmed that SpaceX is on track for a Crew Dragon launch on November 14th and the first…

SpaceX fires up Crew-1 Falcon 9 rocket for Saturday astronaut launch

Update: SpaceX has fired up new Falcon 9 booster B1061 after loading the full two-stage rocket with liquid oxygen and…

SpaceX’s first operational NASA astronaut mission (almost) ready for launch

SpaceX and NASA have completed the last major review standing between Crew Dragon and Falcon 9 and the duo's operational…

SpaceX operational astronaut launch debut back on track after “nail polish” delay

In a new NASA briefing, SpaceX vice president of build and flight reliability Hans Koenigsmann was able to explain in…

SpaceX ships upgraded cargo spacecraft to Florida for first orbital Dragon rendezvous

SpaceX says it's shipped the first upgraded Dragon 2 cargo spacecraft to Florida, opening the door for the first simultaneous…

SpaceX Crew Dragon capsule christened ahead of operational astronaut launch debut

The long-standing tradition of astronauts naming the spacecraft that transports them safely to and from space continues ahead of SpaceX's…

SpaceX Crew Dragon capsule arrives in Florida for next NASA astronaut launch

The SpaceX Crew Dragon capsule destined to complete the company's first operational mission to the International Space Station (ISS) -…

SpaceX and NASA push next astronaut launch to late October

SpaceX and NASA are ready to send their next team of astronauts to the International Space Station (ISS) and October…

SpaceX’s historic Crew Dragon spacecraft returned to dry land for reuse

Five days after becoming the first private spacecraft to successfully launch and land astronauts, as well as the first crewed…

SpaceX lands NASA astronauts in the ocean for the first time in decades

SpaceX has successfully landed NASA astronauts in the ocean for the first time in almost half a century, completing the…

SpaceX set for historic Crew Dragon astronaut mission with splashdown from space

SpaceX is close to becoming the first-ever private astronaut transportation service with the conclusion of the Crew Dragon Demonstration 2…