SpaceX’s historic encore: Astronauts arrive at space station
Dragon capsule pulled up to the station and docked automatically, no assistance needed.
First commercial space taxi a pit stop on Musk’s Mars quest
Space is becoming the domain of private firms, with eccentric Elon Musk’s SpaceX at the forefront.
Can a new space race connect the world to the internet?
More than a dozen companies have asked U.S. regulators for permission to operate constellations of satellites that provide internet service.
First private Israel lunar mission to be launched this week
The launch is scheduled late Thursday in Florida.
Mayor says SpaceX to build new rocket in Port of Los Angeles
Board of Harbor Commissioners will vote April 19 on whether to lease 19 acres for the manufacturing site.
UPDATE: Quebec’s Creepex to develop device for Elon Musk’s SpaceX
Under rocket mobility seats will allow engineers to work comfortably under the belly of rockets.
Tesla’s losses expected to grow on Model 3 delays
Some analysts are questioning whether Musk should be spending more time fixing the vehicle’s woes.
[Video] SpaceX’s hot new monster rocket ready for first test flight
Powered by three boosters and 27 engines making it the most powerful working rocket.
SpaceX launches 10 more Iridium Communications satellites
Replacing its globe-circling fleet with 75 next-generation orbiters.
SpaceX unveils sleek spacesuit for astronaut travel
CEO Elon Musk says the space technology company is developing a crew version of its Dragon cargo capsule for NASA astronauts.
SpaceX launches 10 satellites from California air base
Replacing Iridium’s orbiting fleet with a next-generation constellation.
Leaving climate deal likely wouldn’t add US jobs, analysts say
Economists say the agreement would likely create about as many jobs in renewable energy as it might cost in polluting industries.
SpaceX taking recycling all the way to orbit with cargo ship
Dragon capsule makes another flight to the International Space Station.
[VIDEO] Elon Musk posts video of ‘electric sled’ for tunnel travel
Zips through alternately dark and lighted sections of the tunnel on a monorail.
SpaceX makes history launching its first recycled rocket
The same rocket landed on an ocean platform almost exactly a year ago after a space station launch for NASA.
SpaceX says it will fly 2 people to moon next year
On track to launch astronauts to the International Space Station for NASA in mid-2018.
SpaceX aborts space station approach, delays shipment delivery
Dragon supply ship was less than a mile from the orbiting outpost when a problem cropped up in the GPS system.
VIDEO: SpaceX launches rocket from NASA’s historic moon pad
First flight from legendary Launch Complex 39A since the shuttle program ended.
SpaceX finds source of rocket explosion, plans new launch [VIDEO]
A tank failed within the larger, second-stage liquid oxygen tank.
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SpaceX chief Musk envisions 1,000 passenger ships flying to Mars
The rocket manufacturer has already has begun work on the Mars Colonial fleet, test-firing a new rocket engine named Raptor.
SES first to fly recycled SpaceX Falcon rocket
SES, based in Luxembourg, will send its next communications satellite up on a previously flown Falcon rocket.
This guy recreated SpaceX’s barge landing…with a Falcon 9 drone [VIDEO]
SpaceX took four tries to land a rocket – this YouTuber did it on his first try.
SpaceX fails in latest attempt to land rocket on ocean barge
A problem with one of the three engines used to slow the first-stage booster for landing.
Astronauts enter world’s first inflatable space lodge
BEAM will remain in orbit for the next two years.
NASA hits snag while inflating new room at ISS
Mission Control called the operation off because of out-of-spec pressure readings.
SpaceX lands Falcon 9 rocket at sea a second time [VIDEO]
First stage booster touches down after Japanese satellite launch.
SpaceX plans to land on Mars by 2018
Company testing a propulsive landing system onboard Dragon capsule at facility in Texas.
Embrace your inner “Musk”
Elon Musk understands that an idea is just that, until it’s made into something.
Watch SpaceX finally land a Falcon 9 rocket on a droneship [VIDEO]
Rocket was carrying a Dragon capsule and 7,000 pounds worth of supplies destined for the International Space Station.
SpaceX delivers world’s 1st inflatable room for astronauts
Elon Musk’s space exploration firm also successfully lands first Falcon rocket onboard drone ship.
MIT wins design competition for Elon Musk’s Hyperloop [VIDEO]
Top teams will build their pods and test them at the world’s first Hyperloop Test Track, being built adjacent to SpaceX’s headquarters.