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SpaceX's in-flight rocket engine failure threatens NASA astronaut launch debut

An in-flight rocket engine failure during SpaceX's March 18th Starlink launch could pose a threat to the company's imminent NASA…

SpaceX gets first taste of coronavirus epidemic's consequences

SpaceX's next scheduled rocket launch has been indefinitely delayed after Argentina - responsible for the SAOCOM 1B satellite payload -…

SpaceX may have missed a rocket booster landing but it snagged both nosecone halves

Although SpaceX sadly lost a record-breaking rocket booster and suffered a significant in-flight anomaly during its sixth Starlink launch, the…

SpaceX loses record-breaking rocket booster after sixth successful Starlink launch

SpaceX has suffered its second rocket landing failure of 2020 despite the fact that both lost Falcon 9 boosters successfully…

SpaceX rocket ready for second reusability record, Starlink launch attempt

One of SpaceX's first upgraded Falcon 9 Block 5 boosters is ready for its second attempt to set a reusability…

SpaceX rocket performs first last-second launch abort in years, delaying Starlink mission

A Falcon 9 rocket has performed SpaceX's first last-second launch abort in years, shutting down the booster's main engines and…

SpaceX's next Starlink launch to mark biggest rocket reusability milestone yet [webcast]

If everything goes as planned, SpaceX's next 60-satellite Starlink launch will soon push the Falcon rocket family to the halfway…

SpaceX Starlink factory building satellites four times faster than closest competitor

An executive says that SpaceX's Seattle-based Starlink factory is building satellites up to four times faster than OneWeb, the company's…

SpaceX just expanded the envelope of rocket recovery with 50th booster landing

CEO Elon Musk says SpaceX has successfully expanded the envelope of orbital-class rocket recovery with its 50th booster landing, meaning…

SpaceX nails 50th rocket booster landing ahead of Crew Dragon takeover

On its fifth launch of 2020, SpaceX has nailed its 50th Falcon rocket booster landing and sent Cargo Dragon (Dragon…

SpaceX on track for last Cargo Dragon launch, first Falcon 9 land landing in months

SpaceX is hours away from its Cargo Dragon (Dragon 1) spacecraft's last space station resupply mission, a historic launch that…

SpaceX eyes major drone ship fleet upgrades and a new rocket recovery robot

SpaceX has kicked off a series of major upgrades planned for its East Coast fleet of drone ships, centered around…

SpaceX envisions massive rocket enclosure for military applications

SpaceX has published the first renders of a massive tower (MST) designed to fully enclose a Falcon Heavy rocket, giving…

SpaceX Starlink launch ambitions just saved a space station resupply mission from bigger delays

SpaceX's ambitious 2020 Starlink launch goals have unintentionally saved a Cargo Dragon spacecraft mission from much longer delays after a…

SpaceX military launch cleared for historic rocket landing attempt

SpaceX officially has permission to perform a Falcon 9 booster recovery after its next launch for the US Air Force,…

SpaceX sets date for first Florida launch of its kind in more than half a century

Argentinian space agency CONAE says that both its SAOCOM 1B satellite and SpaceX are on track for a type of…

SpaceX looks to launch space tourists to record heights

SpaceX has signed an agreement with a space tourism company that could see its Crew Dragon spacecraft take space tourists…

SpaceX nails Starlink launch but narrowly misses landing after fastest booster reuse yet

SpaceX has successfully completed its fifth launch of 60 Starlink communications satellites but suffered a surprising landing failure, an exceedingly…

SpaceX Starlink launch ready to set crucial rocket reusability record on Monday

One of SpaceX's newest Falcon 9 rockets is just a day away from setting one of the most important rocket…

SpaceX is in no rush for a Starlink IPO and that should terrify competitors

SpaceX President Gwynne Shotwell says that the Starlink satellite internet business is in no rush to become a separate company…