Dragon

SpaceX’s third Falcon 9 launch in 31 hours aborted by “tiny helium leak”

SpaceX's third Falcon 9 launch in a little over 31 hours was called off seconds before liftoff after the rocket's…

SpaceX, NASA moving forward with plans to build second Dragon launch pad

SpaceX and NASA officials have confirmed that they are moving forward with plans to modify the company's second Florida launch…

Hurricane Ian delays SpaceX’s next NASA astronaut launch

Update: As Hurricane Ian begins to impact Kennedy Space Center, NASA and SpaceX have decided to extend Crew-5's launch another…

SpaceX, NASA blame Cargo Dragon leak on faulty valve, delay launch further

NASA and SpaceX have delayed Cargo Dragon's CRS-25 space station resupply mission another two weeks after the company narrowed down…

NASA asks SpaceX to decide the fate of ‘Dragon XL’ lunar cargo spacecraft

In a new Request For Information (RFI) quietly released by NASA on April Fools' Day, the space agency appears to…

SpaceX to end Crew Dragon capsule production as Starship’s shadow grows

Reuters reports that SpaceX has begun to shut down Crew Dragon capsule production after assembling a fleet of four reusable…

SpaceX Cargo Dragon spacecraft returns to Earth after second trip to orbit

A SpaceX Cargo Dragon spacecraft has safely returned to Earth after a month in orbit, completing the company's 24th successful…

SpaceX lands 100th Falcon booster

Exactly six years after its first successful recovery, SpaceX has landed a Falcon booster for the 100th time. On December…

SpaceX aces first of three back-to-back Falcon 9 launches

Update #2: SpaceX has successfully delivered Starlink 4-4 - batch of 52 new satellites - to low Earth orbit (LEO),…

NASA wants SpaceX to dock Dragons at new Russian space station ‘node’

State media agency RIA says that NASA and Roscosmos are negotiating an agreement that would eventually allow SpaceX Dragon spacecraft…

SpaceX spacecraft undocks from space station for Dragon’s fifth orbital reentry this year

An upgraded SpaceX Cargo Dragon has successfully undocked from the Internation Space Station after delivering tons of cargo, setting the…

SpaceX Cargo Dragon joins Crew Dragon at the International Space Station

For the fourth time in nine months, SpaceX has docked a Dragon spacecraft to the International Space Station with a…

SpaceX sets Dragon reuse record, debuts drone ship on first launch in two months

Update #2: After a 24-hour weather delay, conditions were far more favorable on August 29th, allowing a SpaceX Falcon 9…

SpaceX’s newest drone heads to sea for first Falcon 9 booster landing

Update: Fresh from the drydock where it was built, SpaceX drone ship A Shortfall of Gravitas has departed Port Canaveral…

SpaceX outfits drone ship for Panama Canal transit after 45th booster recovery

Just a few hours after returning to Port Canaveral, SpaceX lifted Falcon 9 B1067 off of drone ship Of Course…

SpaceX aces fourth Dragon launch in six months

SpaceX has successfully completed its fourth Dragon spacecraft launch in six months, continuing an unprecedented cadence of missions carrying crew…

SpaceX set for second Falcon 9 launch in 60 hours

Update: After successfully docking Cargo Dragon to the ISS on June 5th, SpaceX is on track to complete its second…

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’s crewed Dragon launch debut likely to slip into 2020 as NASA pursues “realistic” dates

In a recent blog post, NASA made it clear that changes happening to leadership within the agency - specifically within…

SpaceX preps for Cargo Dragon, Falcon Heavy launches despite setbacks

Despite suffering the loss of the first Falcon Heavy Block 5 center core and a catastrophic failure of the first…