Falcon 9

SpaceX drone ship departs for upgraded Cargo Dragon launch debut

SpaceX drone ship Of Course I Still Love You (OCISLY) has departed Port Canaveral ahead of an upgraded Cargo Dragon…

SpaceX Falcon 9 “fleet leader” returns to port after record reuse

SpaceX is well and truly 70% of the way to a longstanding rocket reusability target after successfully launching and landing…

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…

A SpaceX rocket just aced its seventh launch and landing for the first time

For the first time ever, a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket booster has successfully completed seven orbital-class launches and landings, leaving…

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 scrubs Falcon 9’s seventh-flight debut for more “mission assurance”

Update: SpaceX has scrubbed Falcon 9's seventh-flight debut and the 14th Starlink launch this year to allow more time for…

SpaceX aces rare Falcon 9 land landing, first California launch in a year and a half

A Falcon 9 rocket has aced a rare 'land' landing as part of SpaceX's first California launch in almost a…

SpaceX still eyeing back-to-back East and West Coast launches this weekend

Update #2: SpaceX's Starlink-15 launch has slipped to Sunday, November 22nd, roughly 36 hours after Sentinel 6A's scheduled November 21st…

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 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 GPS satellite launch, landing opens door for first US military Falcon 9 reuse

SpaceX has successfully launched its third GPS III navigation satellite and simultaneously confirmed that the now once-flown Falcon 9 booster…

SpaceX Falcon 9 launch up next after ULA spy satellite mission hits snag

On Wednesday, November 3, a United Launch Alliance (ULA) Atlas V 531 rocket was set to launch the NROL-101 mission…

SpaceX’s first West Coast rocket launch in 17 months back on track

SpaceX's first West Coast rocket launch in almost a year and a half is back on track after an October…

SpaceX fires up Falcon 9 rocket after booster engine swap

SpaceX confirms it has successfully fired up a Falcon 9 rocket after swapping two of its first stage (booster) engines,…

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 schedules next GPS satellite launch attempt after swapping Falcon 9 engines

Multiple outlets report that SpaceX has rescheduled its third US military GPS III satellite launch to no earlier than (NET)…

SpaceX’s mystery spy satellite launch to round out a busy month (update: maybe not)

Update: It's now somewhat ambiguous if NROL-108 is still scheduled to launch on October 31st, with some signs pointing to…

SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket ties turnaround record, nears 1000 Starlink satellites launched

SpaceX has successfully completed its 14th Starlink v1.0 launch less than a year after operational flights began and simultaneously tied…

Scrubtober strikes again: faulty SpaceX rocket camera aborts Starlink-14 launch

Update: SpaceX's next Starlink-14 launch attempt appears to be scheduled no earlier than (NET) 11:31 am EDT (15:31 UTC), Saturday,…

SpaceX go for third Starlink in one month as rare six-flight booster returns to port

SpaceX has confirmed that it's on track to attempt the third Starlink launch this month at the same time as…