Tag: SpaceX

SpaceX’s Falcon 9 beats ULA launch costs by 30% in latest Air Force contracts

SpaceX and competitor United Launch Alliance (ULA) have been awarded three US military launch contracts…

SpaceX test fires twice-flown Falcon 9 for world’s first commercial Moon mission

Likely to be the third orbital-class launch for the booster in question, SpaceX's next launch…

SpaceX CEO Elon Musk says that BFR could cost less to build than Falcon 9

SpaceX CEO Elon Musk believes that there may be a path for the company to…

SpaceX job posts confirm Starship’s Super Heavy booster will be built in Texas

A duo of SpaceX job postings at the company's South Texas facilities have confirmed that both…

3D-printed Mars habitat could be a perfect fit for early SpaceX Starship colonies

Space architecture startup AI SpaceFactory achieved second place in the latest phase of a NASA-led…

SpaceX calls ULA NASA launch contract “vastly” overpriced in official protest

SpaceX has filed an official protest with the US Government Accountability Office (GAO) after NASA…

SpaceX to submit Moon lander proposal for latest NASA spaceflight competition

SpaceX reportedly plans to submit its own human-rated Moon lander design for NASA's latest major…

SpaceX’s next Falcon Heavy reaches milestone as third booster arrives in FL

A new SpaceX rocket was spotted traveling into Florida yesterday on its way to one…

SpaceX competitor Arianespace criticized for lackluster response to Falcon 9’s success

Best known for the commercial success of its Ariane 5 workhorse rocket, European aerospace cooperative…

SpaceX’s Starship engine breaks Russian rocketry record held for two decades

SpaceX CEO Elon Musk says the company's Raptor engine, meant to power Starship and Super…

SpaceX hints at mystery Falcon 9 missions with record breaking launch target

Speaking at the 2019 Smallsat Symposium, SpaceX Vice President of Commercial Sales Jonathan Hofeller announced…

SpaceX’s Mr. Steven crosses Panama Canal on 5000 mile journey to Florida

Iconic SpaceX vessel Mr. Steven has completed a successful transit of the Panama Canal as…

SpaceX’s Starship engine hits twice the thrust of Merlin just days after test debut

SpaceX CEO Elon Musk says that the company's Raptor engine - static-fired for the first…

Elon Musk’s Tesla Roadster in space has an Easter egg featuring SpaceX employee names

It is pretty strange to think that Elon Musk's personal Cherry Red Tesla Roadster has…

SpaceX’s Starship prototype is looking increasingly rocket-like as hop test pad expands

As SpaceX's South Texas operations continue full steam ahead in pursuit of the first integrated…

SpaceX’s Crew Dragon launch moves to March, risking Falcon Heavy delays

The planning date for the launch debut of SpaceX's Crew Dragon spacecraft has been pushed…

SpaceX’s first redesigned Raptor static fire paves the way for Starship’s hop test debut

After years of development, multiple prototypes constructed, and more than 1200 seconds of cumulative static…

SpaceX CEO Elon Musk arrives in Texas for milestone Starship engine test

On Saturday evening, SpaceX CEO Elon Musk landed in Waco, Texas - perhaps along with…

Tesla enthusiast celebrates Elon Musk’s daring, rebellious streak in epic illustration

Elon Musk is arguably one of the world's most notable visionaries today, but at his…

SpaceX CEO Elon Musk reveals photos of Starship’s first completed Raptor engine

Shortly after Teslarati reported that the first operationalized Raptor had shipped to McGregor, Texas for…