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NASA wants SpaceX to dock Dragons at new Russian space station ‘node’

State media agency RIA says that NASA and Roscosmos are negotiating an agreement that would eventually allow SpaceX Dragon spacecraft…

SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket aces first interplanetary launch

SpaceX has aced its first operational interplanetary launch, sending NASA's Double Asteroid Redirection Test (DART) spacecraft on its way out…

SpaceX, NASA set to launch humanity’s first ‘dinosaur avenger’ spacecraft [webcast]

SpaceX is firmly on track to launch NASA's Double Asteroid Redirection Test (DART) mission - sometimes half-seriously referred to as…

SpaceX encapsulates NASA DART spacecraft for first interplanetary Falcon 9 launch

NASA says SpaceX has finished encapsulating its DART asteroid redirection spacecraft inside Falcon 9's fairing and opened up its West…

SpaceX schedules next Starlink launch, fires up rocket for asteroid redirect mission

Update: SpaceX has successfully static fired the Falcon 9 tasked with launching DART. The rocket will now roll back to…

SpaceX to fly reused Falcon Heavy boosters on NASA Europa Clipper launch

Years before the space agency's flagship Europa Clipper mission is scheduled to lift off, NASA and SpaceX are already determining…

SpaceX Dragon delivers astronauts to space station ahead of schedule

Crew Dragon Endurance has delivered four Crew-3 NASA and ESA astronauts to the International Space Station (ISS) half an hour…

SpaceX aces fifth astronaut launch in a year and half

Less than 18 months after its first crewed launch, SpaceX's Crew Dragon spacecraft and Falcon 9 rocket have successfully completed…

Watch Live: SpaceX, NASA are ‘go’ for third operational astronaut launch

With less than three hours to go before liftoff, SpaceX and NASA remain on track - with the vehicle, crew,…

SpaceX, NASA celebrate Blue Origin’s lunar lander lawsuit loss and get back to work

In a November 9th press conference, NASA leaders have begun to publicly celebrate the end of seven months of Blue…

SpaceX Dragon returns astronauts to Earth after record-breaking spaceflight

After spending almost 200 days in orbit, a SpaceX Crew Dragon spacecraft has successfully returned four international Crew-2 astronauts to…

SpaceX, NASA schedule back-to-back astronaut recovery and launch after delays

Poor winter weather on Florida's East Coast and across the Atlantic Ocean has forced NASA and SpaceX to flip the…

SpaceX and NASA defeat Blue Origin’s Starship Moon lander lawsuit

While specific details of the decision are likely a few weeks away, the US Court of Federal Claims has denied…

SpaceX accepts delivery of NASA’s DART asteroid impact spacecraft

NASA says that the Double Asteroid Redirect Test (DART) spacecraft has arrived at SpaceX's Vandenberg Space Force Base (VSFB) facilities…

SpaceX astronaut launch slips into November

Update: A "minor medical issue involving one of [the] crew members" has forced NASA to delay Crew-3 a bit less…

SpaceX Dragon, Falcon 9 rocket roll out to pad for first launch in six weeks

SpaceX has rolled a Dragon spacecraft and Falcon 9 to the launch pad for the rocket's first launch in more…

SpaceX’s newest Crew Dragon spacecraft arrives at launch site

Right on schedule, SpaceX has rolled a new Crew Dragon spacecraft to the pad for its first astronaut launch. Known…

SpaceX’s next Crew Dragon astronaut mission settles on Halloween launch

After initially moving forward 24 hours from October 31st to October 30th, SpaceX's next Crew Dragon astronaut mission has slipped…

SpaceX’s first orbital Starship launch slips to March 2022 in NASA document

A NASA document discussing a group's plans to document SpaceX's first orbital-velocity Starship reentry appears to suggest that the next-generation…

SpaceX rapidly tests, ships Falcon 9 second stage for next NASA astronaut launch

SpaceX has shipped, tested, and delivered the new Falcon 9 upper stage tasked with carrying the company's next Crew Dragon…