Falcon 9

SpaceX just won its first Falcon 9 launch contract of the year

SpaceX has won its first Falcon 9 launch contract of 2020, adding to an already substantial backlog of missions scheduled…

SpaceX’s first ever Block 5 booster gives one last hurrah, in photos

After helping SpaceX enter a new era of routine rocket reusability, the very first Falcon 9 Block 5 booster is…

SpaceX fires up rocket for second launch in two days but high seas threaten delays

SpaceX has static fired a Falcon 9 barely 24 hours after its most recent launch and could launch a second…

SpaceX Crew Dragon spacecraft sails home after flawless in-flight abort test

SpaceX's newest Crew Dragon spacecraft has successfully returned to port aboard one of the company's dedicated recovery vessels, neatly wrapping…

SpaceX's Crew Dragon is about to escape a supersonic rocket: here's how to watch live

SpaceX's Crew Dragon spacecraft is set to attempt to escape a supersonic Falcon 9 in what will likely be the…

NASA says SpaceX's Crew Dragon abort test is go for launch on doomed Falcon 9 rocket

NASA has formally given SpaceX permission for Crew Dragon's second launch - a crucial test flight that should be the…

SpaceX's Falcon rockets might need a giant tower on wheels for US military launches

SpaceX reportedly plans to build a massive mobile gantry - effectively a tower on wheels - at one of its…

SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket shown off in unprecedented detail ahead of next US Air Force launch

The United States Air Force (USAF) has published a number of spectacular photos shared by SpaceX, revealing some unprecedentedly detailed…

SpaceX set for back-to-back weekend launches: Crew Dragon abort test, 60 more Starlink satellites

Two SpaceX Falcon 9 rockets are currently on track to launch back-to-back missions just a handful of days from now,…

SpaceX Falcon 9 greeted by iconic Florida sunset after first rocket landing of the decade

After completing its fourth flawless orbital-class launch and landing in 16 months, SpaceX's latest reusable Falcon 9 rocket has successfully…

Elon Musk says a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket is about to be "destroyed in Dragon fire"

SpaceX CEO Elon Musk has officially confirmed that the company's next Falcon 9 launch will destroy the flight-proven booster and…

SpaceX puts 60 Starlink satellites in orbit with first rocket launch of the year [photos]

SpaceX has kicked off a record-breaking 2020 launch manifest with a spectacular combination of Starlink satellites and a Falcon 9…

SpaceX Crew Dragon spacecraft shown off in photo ahead of next launch

NASA has published a new SpaceX photo of the next Crew Dragon spacecraft scheduled for launch and confirmed that the…

[Update] SpaceX rocket launch kicks off a potentially record-smashing year for Falcon 9

Update: After spinning itself around its vertical axis a bit like a propeller, SpaceX's expendable Falcon 9 upper stage has…

Watch SpaceX's first Starlink internet satellite launch of the 2020s

SpaceX is less than five hours away from kicking off a jam-packed year of rocket launches and landings, a Starlink…

SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket tests engines for first launch and landing of the new decade

SpaceX has successfully fired up a Falcon 9 rocket for the first time in 2020, setting the company up for…

SpaceX drone ship dodges high seas en route to first rocket landing of 2020

SpaceX has delayed the first orbital launch of the new year by a handful of days to allow both Falcon…

SpaceX’s busiest month of launches ever is just around the corner

With the turn of the new year, SpaceX has just entered what could become the busiest few weeks of Falcon…

SpaceX rings in the New Year with preparations for first Falcon 9 launch of 2020

SpaceX's first Falcon 9 launch of 2020 - and the new decade - is just around the corner after drone…

SpaceX wraps up a decade of reusable rocketry with fastest booster recovery yet

SpaceX has completed its 13th and final launch and landing of the year and decade, marked by a Falcon 9…