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 second dedicated rideshare mission

“SpaceX launched 88 satellites on a Falcon 9 June 30 on the company’s second dedicated smallsat rideshare mission. The Falcon 9 lifted off from Space Launch Complex 40 at Cape Canaveral Space Force Station at 3:31 p.m …

SpaceX launches new solar arrays to space station, nails rocket landing at sea

“SpaceX launched its 17th rocket of the year today (June 3), sending a robotic Dragon cargo capsule toward the International Space Station before nailing a landing at sea. A two-stage Falcon 9 rocket blasted off from Pad 39A here at …

Watch SpaceX launch a new Starlink satellite fleet on a used rocket today

” SpaceX will launch its fourth Falcon 9 rocket of the month today (May 26) to carry a new fleet of Starlink broadband satellites into space and you can watch the action live online. The private spaceflight company will launch a …

SpaceX rocket launches Starlink fleet and 2 small satellites, sticks landing at sea

“A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket launched a new fleet of Starlink internet satellites into orbit alongside two rideshare satellites Saturday evening (May 15), before sticking a stunning landing at sea. The veteran Falcon 9 rocket blasted off from Pad 39A …

SpaceX launches Starship SN15 rocket and sticks the landing in high-altitude test flight

“”Landing nominal,” Elon Musk says. The private spaceflight company’s latest Starship prototype aced a high-altitude test flight today (May 5), checking every box from takeoff to touchdown for the first time. “We are down! The Starship has landed,” John …

SpaceX’s Star Wars Day launch puts 60 Starlink satellites in orbit, lands rocket

“A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket launched a full stack of 60 Starlink internet satellites into orbit on Tuesday afternoon (May 4) and then stuck its landing at sea to top off a successful mission. The veteran Falcon 9 rocket blasted …

NASA’s SpaceX Crew-2 Astronauts Headed to International Space Station

“NASA’s SpaceX Crew-2 astronauts are in orbit following their early morning launch bound for the International Space Station for the second commercial crew rotation mission aboard the microgravity laboratory. The international crew of astronauts lifted off at 5:49 …

As Artemis Moves Forward, NASA Picks SpaceX to Land Next Americans on Moon

“NASA is getting ready to send astronauts to explore more of the Moon as part of the Artemis program, and the agency has selected SpaceX to continue development of the first commercial human lander that will safely carry the next …

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 …