SpaceX

Space Exploration Technologies Corp., doing business as SpaceX, is a private American aerospace manufacturer and space transportation services company headquartered in Hawthorne, California. It was founded in 2002 by Elon Musk with the goal of reducing space transportation costs to enable the colonization of Mars.

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SpaceX launches another 60 Starlink satellites into orbit and sticks rocket landing

“A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket launched a new batch of 60 Starlink internet satellites into orbit on Wednesday afternoon (April 7) and nailed a landing at sea to top off a successful mission. The veteran Falcon 9 rocket blasted off …

NASA, SpaceX Sign Joint Spaceflight Safety Agreement

“NASA and SpaceX have signed a joint agreement to formalize both parties’ strong interest in the sharing of information to maintain and improve space safety. This agreement enables a deeper level of coordination, cooperation, and data sharing, and defines the …

SpaceX launches 60 new Starlink internet satellites, nails latest rocket landing at sea

“A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket launched a new batch of 60 Starlink internet satellites into orbit early Wednesday (March 24) and nailed a landing at sea to top off the company’s latest successful mission. The veteran Falcon 9 rocket …

SpaceX just launched a Falcon 9 rocket on a record 9th flight and stuck the landing

“It launched 60 Starlink internet satellites into orbit. A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket launched a new batch of 60 Starlink internet satellites into orbit early Sunday (March 14) and nailed its landing at sea to top off a record-setting mission …

SpaceX launches 60 new Starlink satellites, while Starship moves closer to being able to launch up to 400 at a time

“SpaceX has launched another batch of its Starlink satellites — the usual complement of 60 of the low Earth orbit spacecraft, which will join the more than 1,000 already making up the existing constellation. This is the fifth launch of …

SpaceX’s SN10 Starship prototype lands after epic test launch — but then explodes

“SpaceX’s latest Starship prototype went out in a blaze of glory. The Starship SN10 spacecraft touched down successfully after a high-altitude test flight today (March 3), a major milestone for the company and its crewed Mars ambitions. But the …

NASA Awards Contract to Launch Initial Elements for Lunar Outpost

“NASA has selected Space Exploration Technologies (SpaceX) of Hawthorne, California, to provide launch services for the agency’s Power and Propulsion Element (PPE) and Habitation and Logistics Outpost (HALO), the foundational elements of the Gateway. As the first long-term orbiting …

SpaceX launches 60 more Starlink satellites but attempted landing of booster fails

“Running a day late because of bad weather, a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket boosted 60 more Starlink internet satellites into orbit late Monday from Cape Canaveral. An attempt to recover the first stage with a landing on an off-shore droneship …

SpaceX launches 60 Starlink satellites on record-setting used rocket, nails landing

“SpaceX launched 60 more Starlink internet satellites to orbit this morning (Feb. 4) on a mission that notched a booster-reusability milestone for the company. A two-stage Falcon 9 rocket topped with the 60 broadband spacecraft lifted off from Space Launch …

SpaceX Starship SN9 flies high, explodes on landing just like SN8

“After delays and a flap with the FAA, the Mars rocket prototype ran a vertical 10K on Tuesday. The second flight of a prototype of Elon Musk’s next-generation Starship rocket, meant for eventual trips to Mars, was picture-perfect right …