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SpaceX returns to flight with smooth Starlink launch weeks after Falcon 9 landing failure

SpaceX has returned to flight less than three weeks after suffering its first Falcon landing failure in almost a year,…

SpaceX Starship rocket sticks landing for the first time, explodes minutes later

In a classically spectacular fashion, a SpaceX Starship prototype has successfully touched down in one piece for the first time…

SpaceX hints at dedicated Starlink factory in Austin, TX

It appears that SpaceX is looking to establish a dedicated manufacturing facility for its Starlink satellite internet in Austin, Texas.…

SpaceX on track to send Starship, private astronauts around the Moon in 2023

In a new media blitz, Japanese billionaire Yusaka Maezawa ('MZ') has reentered the spotlight with SpaceX CEO Elon Musk to…

Starlink user gets pleasant surprise as off-grid cabin at 10.7k-ft elevation gets high-speed internet

Starlink critics may be quick to point out that the satellite internet service doesn't really match the current speeds of…

SpaceX aborts Starship launch after Raptors produce too much thrust

Update #3: SpaceX CEO Elon Musk says that Starship prototype SN10 automatically aborted a 2:15 pm CST (UTC-6) launch attempt…

SpaceX Starlink launch suffers last-minute abort after weeks of delays

A SpaceX rocket originally scheduled to launch a batch of Starlink satellites more than five weeks ago has suffered the…

Elon Musk’s Starlink faces opposition over ‘electromagnetic wave’ concerns

Elon Musk's Starlink system is designed to bring the internet to the farthest reaches of the globe, and so far,…

SpaceX swaps “suspect” Starship engine in record time

SpaceX has reportedly swapped a "suspect" Raptor engine installed on Starship serial number 10 (SN10) in record time, setting the…

SpaceX Falcon Heavy booster spotted at Texas rocket testing HQ

Three weeks after the building-sized rocket was spotted on its way to Texas, SpaceX's next new Falcon Heavy 'center core'…

Portable Starlink ‘Mini’ gets a nod of acknowledgement from Elon Musk

SpaceX's satellite internet service, Starlink, may be released in a more portable form in the future, as per recent Twitter…

SpaceX Starlink users could see “much higher download speeds” amid upgrades

CEO Elon Musk says that SpaceX's thousands of Starlink users could see "much higher download speeds" as the company begins…

SpaceX rapidly builds, tests Starship Moon elevator for NASA

As part of a NASA program that will select one or two commercial crewed Moon landers, SpaceX is busy testing…

SpaceX Falcon boosters likely to surpass Elon Musk’s prime rocket reuse directive

A SpaceX vice president and one of Elon Musk's first hires says that Falcon boosters will soon meet - and…

SpaceX, Shift4’s private Inspiration4 mission lists its second crew member

This coming October, four civilians are expected to launch in a SpaceX Crew Dragon spacecraft atop a Falcon 9 rocket.…

SpaceX Starship static fire bodes well for a launch later this week

SpaceX's third high-altitude Starship prototype appears to have successfully ignited its trio of Raptor engines, boosting the odds of another…

SpaceX grapples with failed Falcon 9 landing as Starlink launches slip

The follow-on effects of SpaceX's failed February 15th booster landing have begun to roll in, triggering at least one to…

FAA clears SpaceX Starship prototype for third launch and landing attempt

The US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has already cleared Starship serial number 10 (SN10) for flight, cutting short any potential…

Starlink poised to double its speeds to ~300 Mbps by the end of the year

Starlink may already be providing rapid web access to several remote areas today, but the satellite internet service is poised…

SpaceX Falcon Heavy rocket still on track for two launches this year

Spaceflight Now reports that SpaceX's next two Falcon Heavy rockets - both under contract with the US military - are…