Falcon 9

SpaceX returns to flight with smooth Starlink launch weeks after Falcon 9 landing failure

SpaceX has returned to flight less than three weeks after suffering its first Falcon landing failure in almost a year,…

SpaceX Starlink launch suffers last-minute abort after weeks of delays

A SpaceX rocket originally scheduled to launch a batch of Starlink satellites more than five weeks ago has suffered the…

SpaceX Falcon boosters likely to surpass Elon Musk’s prime rocket reuse directive

A SpaceX vice president and one of Elon Musk's first hires says that Falcon boosters will soon meet - and…

SpaceX grapples with failed Falcon 9 landing as Starlink launches slip

The follow-on effects of SpaceX's failed February 15th booster landing have begun to roll in, triggering at least one to…

SpaceX rocket suffers rare landing failure after kicking off Starlink doubleheader

In a rare surprise for Starlink launches, a SpaceX Falcon 9 booster has failed to successfully land after kicking off…

SpaceX’s Elon Musk talks Starship heatshield, rocket landings on Joe Rogan podcast

In a multi-hour February 2021 interview with Elon Musk himself, Joe Rogan inexplicably told the famous engineer and CEO that…

SpaceX’s most rapidly-reusable rocket booster speeds towards next launch

SpaceX's most rapidly-reusable Falcon 9 booster has sped through its post-landing recovery process after becoming the first rocket in history…

SpaceX teams up with NASA to launch a galaxy-mapping space telescope

SpaceX appears to be continuing a streak of NASA launch contract awards, winning $98.8 million to launch a galaxy-mapping spacecraft…

SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket cuts Space Shuttle turnaround record in half

SpaceX has successfully kicked off the first of two Starlink launches scheduled in the same 28-hour period and reused a…

SpaceX is about to launch the same rocket twice in one month

In a surprise twist, SpaceX's 18th Starlink v1.0 mission could mark the first time a Falcon 9 booster rocket launches…

SpaceX fires up next eight-flight Falcon 9 booster for Tuesday Starlink launch

Update: SpaceX has confirmed a good static fire and Starlink-17's 6:19 am, February 2nd launch target. https://twitter.com/SpaceX/status/1356063929462472709 Ending a few-day…

SpaceX’s Starlink fleet is about to cross the 1000-satellite mark

While SpaceX technically launched its 1000th Starlink satellite on January 20th, the company's next launch could give Starlink 1000 working…

SpaceX drone ship fleet aces two Falcon 9 booster recoveries in 48 hours

SpaceX's two-vessel drone ship fleet has successfully returned two boosters from sea to port in the space of just ~40…

SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket snags world record for most satellites launched at once

A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket has successfully delivered 143 spacecraft to orbit, snagging a world record for most satellites launched…

SpaceX is about to crush the record for most satellites launched on one rocket

While delayed from Friday to Saturday, SpaceX's next Falcon 9 launch still appears to be on track to obliterate the…

SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket aces eighth launch and “envelope expansion” landing

SpaceX has successfully completed the first of dozens of Starlink launches planned in 2021, simultaneously crushing multiple rocket reusability records…

SpaceX delays push Starship flight, two Falcon 9 launches into same three-day period

Update: SpaceX's Transporter-1 launch has slipped to January 22nd and a Starship SN9 static fire attempt planned today (January 19th)…

SpaceX drone ship heads to The Bahamas for Falcon 9’s next polar launch

SpaceX is in the midst of preparing for back-to-back Falcon 9 launches from its two Florida pads, a feat that…

SpaceX’s first Starlink launch of 2021 slips to Tuesday [update]

Update: SpaceX says it has delayed Falcon 9's Starlink-16 launch to no earlier than (NET) 8:23 am (13:23 UTC), Tuesday,…

SpaceX Falcon 9 booster set to beat rocket turnaround record by a huge margin

The Falcon 9 booster assigned to SpaceX's first Starlink launch of the new year is on track to become the…