Falcon 9

SpaceX delays Starlink launch as ocean outmatches drone ship upgrades

SpaceX's 13th Starlink launch has been indefinitely delayed by "severe weather in the recovery area, later explained by CEO Elon…

(Update: scrubbed) SpaceX’s next Starlink launch to break rocket fairing reuse record

Update: SpaceX says that today's Starlink-12 launch attempt was scrubbed due to a mysterious "recovery issue." Liftoff from Kennedy Space…

SpaceX eyes Starlink to connect rocket recovery ships to the internet

Regulatory filings show that SpaceX wants to use Starlink to connect its fleet of rocket recovery ships to the internet,…

SpaceX drone ship heads to sea for Falcon 9’s next Starlink launch and landing

An upgraded SpaceX drone ship is headed roughly 630 kilometers (~390 mi) into the Atlantic Ocean to support Falcon 9's…

SpaceX posts uncut Falcon 9 launch and landing footage and audio

SpaceX has released uncut footage of one of its most recent Falcon 9 launches and landings, including unprecedented onboard audio…

SpaceX’s 13th Starlink launch set hours before next ULA Delta IV Heavy attempt

SpaceX and ULA's next launch attempts have coincidentally wound up scheduled within hours of each other for the second time…

SpaceX’s youngest Falcon 9 booster returns to port after second launch

SpaceX's youngest flight-proven Falcon 9 booster has returned to port after its second successful launch in ten weeks, preceded by…

SpaceX soars with flawless Starship hop, Starlink launch five hours apart

SpaceX has successfully launched a Falcon 9 rocket with 60 Starlink satellites and hopped a Starship prototype just five hours…

SpaceX gears up for back-to-back Starlink launch, Starship hop [webcast]

Barring delays, SpaceX plans to launch a new batch of Starlink satellites and hop a Starship prototype for the second…

SpaceX has a California launch date for the first time in 16 months

Just over a week after a Falcon 9 booster was spotted heading west, NASA has confirmed the date for SpaceX's…

SpaceX Starship test plans solidify after bad weather delays hop

Around the same time SpaceX was preparing for its 100th Falcon rocket launch, bad Texas weather forced the company to…

SpaceX changes the game with 100th rocket launch

Ending exactly five months of delays, SpaceX has completed the first polar launch from Florida in more than half a…

SpaceX to attempt first East Coast polar launch in half a century as storms loom

Despite bad weather that forced SpaceX to stand down from a Starlink launch planned earlier this morning, the company is…

SpaceX Falcon 9 doubleheader still on track after fiery ULA launch abort

As previously reported by Teslarati, SpaceX announced intentions to launch two Falcon 9 missions from two Florida launchpads on Sunday,…

SpaceX eyes two Falcon 9 launches and a Starship hop in three days (Update: one day!)

Update: In a surprise twist, SpaceX has confirmed plans to launch SAOCOM 1B, Starlink-11, and hop Starship SN6 in less…

SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket wins fourth Moon lander launch contract

SpaceX continues to dominate the global commercial launch market in Earth orbit and beyond and has secured its fourth Moon…

SpaceX rocket booster heads west for first California launch in more than a year

For the first time in more than 16 months, a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket booster has been spotted heading west…

SpaceX’s reusable rockets snag two more launch contracts

SpaceX's reusable Falcon 9 rocket has secured another two launch contracts, this time from longtime customer and prolific satellite communications…

SpaceX targets September launch of military GPS satellite for US Space Force

On July 14, just two weeks after the successful SpaceX Falcon 9 launch of the Lockheed Martin-built GPS III Space…

SpaceX’s Elon Musk talks next goals for Falcon rocket reusability

CEO Elon Musk has reiterated that SpaceX is still pursuing a major rocket reuse milestone he originally set for the…