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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 uses robot dog to inspect Starship after first engine test in months

SpaceX's first orbital-class Starship prototype has survived the first of several expected Raptor tests, kicking off an engine test campaign…

SpaceX rolls second-to-last ‘cryoshell’ to Starbase’s orbital tank farm

In the last two days, SpaceX has transported a giant mystery tank and the second-to-last 'cryoshell' to Starbase's orbital tank…

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…

Elon Musk’s Starlink to provide half-gigabit internet connectivity to airlines

It appears that internet connectivity in commercial airlines is about to get a serious boost. As noted by SpaceX CEO…

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…

SpaceX installs full set of car-sized grid fins on second Super Heavy booster

SpaceX appears to have installed a full set of car-sized grid fins on Starship's second flightworthy Super Heavy booster, leaving…

SpaceX’s next West Coast Starlink launch likely delayed as drone ship returns to port

Update: Less than a day after departing Port of Long Beach, California, SpaceX drone ship Of Course I Still Love…

SpaceX to launch Varda Space’s first Rocket Lab-derived ‘space factory’ satellite

Startup Varda Space says it has contracted with SpaceX to launch its first satellite - based on a Rocket Lab…

Elon Musk trolls Amazon’s Jeff Bezos after claiming title of ‘World’s Richest Person’

Tesla and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk trolled Amazon's Jeff Bezos on Twitter earlier today after reclaiming the title of World's…

SpaceX installs Raptor Vacuum engine on first orbital-class Starship

Update: Providing the best views yet of the Raptor Vacuum installation process, SpaceX began installing one of Starship S20's six…

SpaceX’s rocket-catching ‘Mechazilla’ arms are almost ready to join Starship launch tower

Update: SpaceX has now lifted, flipped, and staged all three components of Starbase's Mechazilla rocket-catcher, including two giant arms measuring…

SpaceX’s first orbital-class Starship ‘tank farm’ is almost finished

Roughly six months after the process began, SpaceX has installed the seventh and final custom-built propellant storage tank at Starbase's…

SpaceX to double fleet of reusable Dragon spacecraft in less than nine months

Comments from NASA and SpaceX officials during a briefing ahead of Crew Dragon's third operational astronaut launch have offered a…

SpaceX ships hardware for first 33-engine Super Heavy booster to Starbase

SpaceX appears to have delivered hardware that will eventually become part of the first 33-engine Super Heavy booster to its…

Report: SpaceX to launch at least five back-to-back Crew Dragon missions for NASA

Update: Wasting no time at all, NASA has confirmed the Ars Technica report one day later, announcing that rookie astronauts…

SpaceX to launch Falcon Heavy rocket 3 times in 6 months after latest payload delay

For at least the second time in 2021, unspecified issues with a US military payload have delayed SpaceX's next Falcon…

SpaceX’s first orbital-class Starship stretches ‘wings’ ahead of Raptor installation

SpaceX's first orbital-class Starship prototype was spotted stretching its 'wings' on Sunday after completing a successful cryogenic proof test late…

SpaceX snags launch contract from Arianespace after Vega rocket fails twice

In a rare victory for international launch competition, SpaceX has snagged a contract to launch an Italian Earth observation satellite…

SpaceX Starbase construction takes priority as next orbital Starship, Super Heavy pair come together

As SpaceX teams slowly prepare the first orbital-class Starship and Super Heavy booster for the next-generation rocket's first full-stack launch,…