SpaceX

SpaceX ‘go’ for 50,000-foot Starship launch debut after static fire, Elon Musk says

CEO Elon Musk says that SpaceX's first fully-assembled Starship prototype is on track for its 15-kilometer (~50,000 ft) launch debut…

A SpaceX rocket just aced its seventh launch and landing for the first time

For the first time ever, a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket booster has successfully completed seven orbital-class launches and landings, leaving…

Starlink competitor Xfinity launches data caps, which SpaceX says it will not use

SpaceX's Starlink project has a series of main competitors in the internet market, one of the largest being Comcast's Xfinity.…

SpaceX to attempt same-day Starship static fire, Starlink launch [livestream]

SpaceX is in the process of attempting static-fire the first fully-assembled Starship prototype as few as four hours before a…

Elon Musk and Jeff Bezos: The Rivalry of the Century (that we are all benefitting from)

Elon Musk and Jeff Bezos have shared an extremely public rivalry throughout the past few years, aiming to one-up each…

SpaceX’s most important Falcon 9 booster yet returns to port with a lean

On November 19th, what is likely SpaceX's most important Falcon 9 booster yet returned to Port Canaveral with a surprise…

SpaceX scrubs Falcon 9’s seventh-flight debut for more “mission assurance”

Update: SpaceX has scrubbed Falcon 9's seventh-flight debut and the 14th Starlink launch this year to allow more time for…

SpaceX aces rare Falcon 9 land landing, first California launch in a year and a half

A Falcon 9 rocket has aced a rare 'land' landing as part of SpaceX's first California launch in almost a…

Tesla and SpaceX are now worth over half a trillion dollars combined

With Tesla’s (NASDAQ:TSLA) rise on Thursday that saw the electric car maker end the day with a market cap of…

SpaceX’s NASA Falcon Heavy launch debut a step closer as interplanetary payload powers up

Maxar Technologies says it's powered on NASA's Psyche spacecraft for the first time, pushing the asteroid explorer a step closer…

SpaceX’s plans for a reusable Dragon spacecraft fleet detailed by Gwynne Shotwell

President and COO Gwynne Shotwell says that SpaceX is simultaneously building a fleet of reusable, orbital Dragon spacecraft designed to…

SpaceX’s Elon Musk hints at “notable” Starship changes, explains static fire anomaly

CEO Elon Musk has offered an explanation for SpaceX's recent Starship static fire anomaly and says that an overview of…

SpaceX still eyeing back-to-back East and West Coast launches this weekend

Update #2: SpaceX's Starlink-15 launch has slipped to Sunday, November 22nd, roughly 36 hours after Sentinel 6A's scheduled November 21st…

SpaceX Crew Dragon aces third autonomous space station docking

Update: A SpaceX Crew Dragon has successfully performed an autonomous rendezvous and docking with the International Space Station (ISS) for…

The Mandalorian’s ‘Baby Yoda’ becomes SpaceX’s zero-G indicator in Crew-1 mission

It appears that a popular character from The Mandalorian has hitched a ride in SpaceX’s Crew-1 mission, which is currently en route…

SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket nails first operational NASA astronaut launch [updated]

Update: SpaceX has successfully resolved a handful of minor thermal control issues facing the brand new Crew Dragon capsule currently…

SpaceX Crew-1 launch set for Sunday, ULA successfully launches spy satellite

On Friday evening, Nov. 13, NASA and SpaceX announced that the first operational Commercial Crew Program mission of the Crew…

SpaceX Starship saved by ‘burst disk’ after Raptor static fire ends badly

Around 7:15 pm local time, SpaceX Starship prototype SN8 fired up one or several Raptor engines for the third time…

SpaceX Dragon spacecraft to have a continual presence in space starting this year

Days after NASA confirmed that SpaceX is on track for a Crew Dragon launch on November 14th and the first…

SpaceX fires up Crew-1 Falcon 9 rocket for Saturday astronaut launch

Update: SpaceX has fired up new Falcon 9 booster B1061 after loading the full two-stage rocket with liquid oxygen and…