Dragon

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…

SpaceX’s first Falcon 9 Block 5 landing failure caught on video after launch success

In an extraordinary bit of live footage, SpaceX's first Falcon 9 Block 5 launch of the Cargo Dragon spacecraft was topped…

SpaceX’s Falcon 9 Block 5 set for first Cargo Dragon spacecraft launch

After a slight 24-hour delay at NASA's request, SpaceX is ready to support Falcon 9 Block 5's first launch of…

SpaceX’s Dragon spacecraft fires thrusters to depart a space station in 4K timelapse

The European Space Agency (ESA) has published perhaps the best footage yet of SpaceX's storied Cargo Dragon spacecraft, in this…

SpaceX’s Cargo Dragon spacecraft returns to Earth after second orbital mission

SpaceX's workhorse Cargo Dragon spacecraft has returned from its 16th successful mission to orbit, in this case as the fourth flight-proven Dragon…

SpaceX’s Crew Dragon preps for debut as race to return astronauts to US craft nears final stages

After spending two weeks testing in a specialized NASA-run facility, SpaceX's first flightworthy Crew Dragon spacecraft was shipped from Ohio…

SpaceX Dragon spacecraft heads to ISS as crewed version preps for debut

SpaceX's third flight-proven Cargo Dragon spacecraft has arrived in orbit and is currently making its way uphill to the International…

SpaceX to test last old-gen Falcon 9’s orbital upper stage lifespan tonight

SpaceX Falcon 9 B1045 is just hours away from completing its second and final mission, a launch that will also…

Tesla batteries powering SpaceX’s Falcon 9 and Dragon capsule, reveals Shotwell

In a May interview with CNBC's Morgan Brennan, SpaceX President and COO Gwynne Shotwell revealed that Falcon 9 rockets and…

SpaceX’s Crew Dragon spaceship nears first orbital launch test

After roughly five years of concerted development, SpaceX CEO Elon Musk has released the first official photo of the company's…

SpaceX expends “old-gen” Falcon 9 to ready for upcoming rapid reuse rocket

Falcon 9 B1039 completed its fourteenth Cargo Dragon (CRS-14) launch with a dramatic, Falcon Heavy-esque hard impact into the Atlantic…