Falcon 9

SpaceX wins Sentinel 6B radar satellite launch contract

SpaceX has won a contract to launch the joint US-European Sentinel 6B radar satellite as early as November 2025. Five…

SpaceX aces three Falcon 9 launches in 34 hours

SpaceX has successfully launched three Falcon 9 rockets less than 34 hours apart, leaving the company only one mission shy…

SpaceX Falcon 9 launch seen from the air

A flight crew member captured a video of a SpaceX Falcon 9 launching from Cape Canaveral, Florida, from the air.…

SpaceX targeting salvo of three Falcon 9 launches this week

SpaceX is in the final stages of preparing a trio of Falcon 9 rockets for a set of launches scheduled…

SpaceX launches Japanese lander, NASA cubesat to the Moon

A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket has successfully launched a privately-developed Japanese Moon lander and a NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory cubesat…

SpaceX sends OneWeb satellites to orbit on 55th launch of 2022

SpaceX has successfully launched the first of at least three missions for Starlink competitor OneWeb, completing its 55th launch of…

SpaceX indefinitely delays second Falcon 9 launch in two weeks

For the second time in less than two weeks, SpaceX has indefinitely delayed a Falcon 9 launch after discovering apparent…

SpaceX’s Japanese Moon lander launch back on the calendar after indefinite delay

Update: After indefinitely delaying ispace's first Moon lander launch on November 30th to fix unspecified issues with its Falcon 9…

SpaceX Dragon delivers supplies, upgraded solar arrays to space station

Following a flawless Saturday launch, a SpaceX Cargo Dragon spacecraft successfully docked with the International Space Station on Sunday morning,…

SpaceX expends third Falcon booster in one month

SpaceX has expended a Falcon booster for the third time this month, breaking an odd internal record for a company…

SpaceX doubleheader struck down by poor weather

Update: The first of two SpaceX launch attempts scheduled on Tuesday, November 22nd has been called off by poor weather.…

SpaceX ship headed 1000 kilometers out to sea for expendable Falcon 9 launch

Update: SpaceX has called off Monday's launch attempt for what appears to be technical reasons and will try again on…

SpaceX delays Starlink launch after Falcon 9 static fire test

Around 10 am Pacific on November 17th, SpaceX test-fired one of its Falcon 9 rockets and announced that its next…

SpaceX expends Falcon 9 booster for the first time in almost three years

For the first time since January 2020, SpaceX has intentionally expended a Falcon 9 booster instead of attempting to recover…

SpaceX ships 200th Falcon second stage, highlighting the flip-side of booster reuse

SpaceX has built and shipped its 200th Falcon second stage, highlighting the often underappreciated rocket's record of achievement on the…

SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket completes 50th orbital launch of 2022

SpaceX has successfully launched French satellite communications provider Eutelsat's Hotbird 13G satellite, chipping away at a jam-packed November manifest and…

SpaceX still an option for future Amazon internet satellite launches, says Senior VP

An Amazon executive says that the company could still call on SpaceX to launch some of its Project Kuiper internet…

SpaceX to launch Europe’s next deep space telescope, first asteroid orbiter

On October 17th, a NASA official speaking at an Astrophysics Advisory Committee meeting revealed that the European Space Agency (ESA)…

SpaceX rolls out Starship, stacks world’s largest rocket, and aces Starlink launch hours apart

In 15 hours, SpaceX has rolled a new Starship to its South Texas launch and test facilities, reassembled the world's…

SpaceX ready for 31st Starlink launch of 2022

SpaceX is on track to launch its 31st Starlink mission of 2022 later this morning. No earlier than (NET) 10:50…