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SpaceX Cargo Dragon spacecraft arrives at space station on second to last mission

SpaceX's Cargo Dragon has successfully rendezvoused with the International Space Station (ISS) as part of NASA's CRS-19 resupply mission, marking…

Mars exploration in focus as Europe prepares ExoMars Rover for search of life

2020 may be the year humanity takes its biggest step toward finding evidence of life beyond Earth. NASA and the…

SpaceX Crew Dragon In-Flight Abort test gets its first firm launch date

The day after questions arose around the targeted launch date of SpaceX's Crew Dragon In-Flight Abort test (IFA), SpaceX and…

SpaceX says crew spacecraft abort test still on track for 2019 launch

NASA recently invited members of the media to apply for access to SpaceX's Crew Dragon in-flight abort (IFA) test and,…

SpaceX just hit a major milestone on its launch to the space station

SpaceX has successfully launched Cargo Dragon's 19th space station resupply mission and says that the event also marked a symbolic…

SpaceX’s Crew Dragon parachutes are almost ready for NASA astronauts

SpaceX says Crew Dragon's upgraded "Mk3" parachutes are almost ready to safely return astronauts to Earth and need to pass…

SpaceX Falcon 9 launch and landing scrubbed by wind as drone ship battles high seas

SpaceX's CRS-19 Falcon 9 launch and landing has been scrubbed by wind conditions miles above the ground at the same…

SpaceX Falcon 9 to attempt unusual drone ship landing after space station resupply launch

SpaceX's workhorse Falcon 9 rocket is ready for the company's 12th launch this year, set to send a reused Cargo…

SpaceX’s surprise Falcon 9 drone ship landing explained ahead of Cargo Dragon launch

Speaking in a press briefing prior to NASA's next Cargo Dragon launch, a SpaceX official shed some light on a…

SpaceX’s Starship to spar with Blue Origin for NASA Moon landing contracts

On November 18th, NASA announced that it had added commercial Moon lander offerings from SpaceX, Blue Origin, Sierra Nevada Corporation,…

Boeing Starliner and SpaceX Crew Dragon crew capsules on track for back-to-back launches

NASA Commercial Crew partners Boeing and SpaceX are taking big steps towards two unique flight tests of their respective Starliner…

SpaceX Crew Dragon tests SuperDraco rocket engines in new slow-mo video

SpaceX has released a rare video from one of its slow-motion engineering cameras, showing off a Crew Dragon capsule performing…

NASA snubbed SpaceX, common sense to overpay Boeing for astronaut launches, says audit

A detailed government audit has revealed that NASA went out of its way to overpay Boeing for its Commercial Crew…

SpaceX fires up redesigned Crew Dragon as NASA reveals SuperDraco thruster “flaps”

On November 13th, SpaceX revealed that a planned static fire test of a Crew Dragon's powerful abort thrusters was completed…

SpaceX Crew Dragon spacecraft set to static fire SuperDraco abort thrusters after delays

Originally scheduled for early November, SpaceX now plans to static fire a Crew Dragon capsule's SuperDraco abort thrusters no earlier…

Boeing Starliner abort test (mostly) a success as SpaceX nears Crew Dragon static fire

On November 4th, Boeing completed a crucial pad abort test of its reusable Starliner spacecraft, successful in spite of an…

SpaceX’s Crew Dragon explosion response praised by NASA in new briefing

During a recent NASA council meeting, SpaceX's response to a Crew Dragon capsule's April 20th explosion was repeatedly praised by…

SpaceX’s Crew Dragon abort test gets closer to launch with SuperDraco static fires

SpaceX has posted a video showing the static fire test of a pod of Crew Dragon SuperDraco abort thrusters, indicating…

SpaceX’s astronaut launch debut Crew Dragon capsule shown off in first public photos

As part of a last-second media event at SpaceX's Hawthorne, CA rocket factory and headquarters, members of the media were…

NASA administrator set to tour SpaceX’s rocket, spaceship factory with Elon Musk

In quick succession, an October 3rd conversation between SpaceX CEO Elon Musk and NASA administrator Jim Bridenstine culminated in the…