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SpaceX operational astronaut launch debut back on track after “nail polish” delay

In a new NASA briefing, SpaceX vice president of build and flight reliability Hans Koenigsmann was able to explain in…

SpaceX eyes multiple Starship lunar landings before first NASA Moon mission

SpaceX Director Nick Cummings says that the company could potentially attempt multiple uncrewed Starship lunar landings before the first attempt…

NASA prepares to collect asteroid samples next week in deep space OSIRIS-REx mission

NASA currently has an orbiter circling the asteroid Bennu about 200 million miles from Earth, and a live streamed attempt…

SpaceX’s Starship wins $53M from NASA for full-scale orbital refueling test

SpaceX's Starship program has won $53 million from NASA to perform a full-scale test of orbital propellant transfer, taking the…

SpaceX, Elon Musk to headline HBO biopic series by Channing Tatum production company

HBO is developing a biopic-style show focused on the achievements of Elon Musk and SpaceX, specifically highlighting the company's successful…

SpaceX ships upgraded cargo spacecraft to Florida for first orbital Dragon rendezvous

SpaceX says it's shipped the first upgraded Dragon 2 cargo spacecraft to Florida, opening the door for the first simultaneous…

SpaceX’s first high-altitude Starship prototype just “passed cryo proof” testing

SpaceX CEO Elon Musk says that the first high-altitude Starship prototype - known as SN8 - just "passed cryo proof"…

NASA adorns Artemis Moon rocket with vintage worm logo after SpaceX flight debut

NASA's famous worm logo will accompany astronauts on their way to the Moon under the agency's Artemis program. The vintage…

SpaceX Falcon rockets win third consecutive NASA launch contract

SpaceX's Falcon family of rockets continue to dominate the US launch market, most recently securing their third consecutive NASA launch…

Mars study reveals subsurface water in Red Planet’s vast lake system

Researchers working with data from the European Space Agency's Mars Express orbiter have detected four subsurface lakes at the planet's…

SpaceX’s Starship Moon lander passes NASA review alongside Blue Origin, Dynetics

A variant of SpaceX's Starship spacecraft optimized to land NASA astronauts on the Moon has passed the space agency's first…

Astronomers discover possible 60s-era Moon rocket booster heading back to Earth

On August 19th this year, astronomers using the Panoramic Survey Telescope and Rapid Response System (Pan-STARRS) observatory in Hawaii spotted…

NASA confirms the Sun’s new solar cycle; Moon and Mars missions will have to adapt

NASA just announced that our Sun began a new solar cycle this year - its 25th to be exact -…

Mars has competition from Venus after new study shows signs of life

NASA and SpaceX are simultaneously planning their trips to Mars and the Moon, but a recent study published in Nature…

NASA wants you to dig up stuff on the Moon in pursuit of lunar exploration architecture

As part of NASA's ramp up to its Artemis Moon mission in 2024, a few technologies are being sought out…

NASA’s Insight Mars lander rescue operation makes progress saving ‘stuck’ probe

The scientists running NASA's Insight Mars lander found themselves attempting a rescue operation for the mission when one of its…

NASA’s Artemis Moon mission hits important milestone with successful full-scale booster test

NASA's upcoming Artemis mission to the Moon hit an important milestone today by successfully ground testing a full-scale version of…

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 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 Crew Dragon capsule arrives in Florida for next NASA astronaut launch

The SpaceX Crew Dragon capsule destined to complete the company's first operational mission to the International Space Station (ISS) -…