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Blue Origin successfully tests escape system in latest New Shepard launch

FARNBOROUGH, England — Blue Origin conducted a successful test flight of its New Shepard suborbital vehicle July 18 that…

NASA planning revisions to commercial crew test flight schedule

RENTON, Wash. — With official dates for commercial crew test flights looming, NASA officials have indicated a revised schedule,…

SpaceX has flown its last Block 4 version of the Falcon 9 rocket

Upper stage flying an experimental, long-coast after primary mission. Friday am update: The Falcon 9 rocket lifted off on schedule…

SpaceX Launching Cargo Mission to Space Station Early Friday: Watch Live

SpaceX will launch a new resupply mission to the International Space Station early Friday (June 29), and you can watch the…

SpaceX just sold the US Air Force the cheapest enormous rocket it’s ever bought

SpaceX has won its first contract to launch a classified military satellite on its Falcon Heavy rocket, beating out…

Arabsat Falcon Heavy mission slated for December-January timeframe

WASHINGTON — SpaceX’s first Falcon Heavy launch with a commercial satellite is scheduled to occur around the end of the…

Here’s What NASA’s ‘Toasty’ Camera Saw As It Melted After a SpaceX Launch

When a SpaceX rocket launches, it’s awesome. But when a SpaceX rocket launch sparks a brush fire that melts…

Second SpaceShipTwo makes second powered test flight

WASHINGTON — Virgin Galactic’s SpaceShipTwo suborbital spaceplane performed a successful test flight May 29, bringing the company one step…

SpaceX launches five Iridium satellites and twin science spacecraft

WASHINGTON — A SpaceX Falcon 9 still sporting soot from its last…

Ariane chief seems frustrated with SpaceX for driving down launch costs

“I cannot tell my teams: ‘Goodbye, see you next year!’” The France-based Ariane Group is the primary contractor for the…

SpaceX Aborts 1st Launch of Upgraded Falcon 9 Rocket at the Last Minute

The highly anticipated debut of SpaceX’s new

SpaceX’s New Falcon 9 Rocket Block 5 Debuts Today: How to Watch Live

The newest iteration of SpaceX‘s workhorse

NASA launches InSight spacecraft bound for Mars

Lander will be tracked by mini satellites before it begins probing red planet’s ‘inner space’

New Shepard flies again, bringing suborbital space tourism closer

Blue Origin has not released a price for the spaceflight experience. Blue Origin flew its

Watch Jeff Bezos’ space company Blue Origin launch its space tourism rocket

Blue Origin plans to launch its reusable, suborbital rocket

US Cargo Spaceship Set for Departure from International Space Station

After delivering more than 5,800 pounds of science investigations and cargo for NASA, a SpaceX Dragon cargo spacecraft is set…

SpaceX to Launch NASA’s Exoplanet-Hunting Spacecraft Today: How to Watch Live

After a delay, SpaceX is winding up again to launch NASA’s Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS) today (April 18)…

Watch SpaceX launch a Falcon 9 rocket with a bunch of Iridium satellites

SpaceX is shooting for the stars again. This time

SpaceX launch last year punched huge, temporary hole in the ionosphere

Rocket launches act somewhat like a small volcano eruption. Contrary to popular belief, most of the time when a

SpaceX launches Hispasat satellite, completes 50th Falcon 9 mission

WASHINGTON — SpaceX launched its 50th

SpaceX aims to launch a satellite and catch a payload fairing

These fairings will separate from the rocket at about three minutes after launch. SpaceX had to scrub the Wednesday launch…

Meet the BFR, SpaceX’s next big rocket

Spacecraft could put Mars within reach, according to CEO

This may be the moment SpaceX opened the cosmos to the masses

“It gives me confidence that BFR is really quite workable.” Elon Musk…

Here are four things we learned from Elon Musk before the first Falcon Heavy launch

he SpaceX CEO clears up a few things and theorizes…

Looks like this SpaceX dummy will ride Musk’s Tesla Roadster into space tomorrow

It’s wearing the SpaceX suit Musk teased in photos last year

SpaceX receives launch license for first Falcon Heavy launch

WASHINGTON — The Federal Aviation Administration has issued a launch license…

SpaceX’s Falcon 9 rocket somehow survived a landing in the Atlantic Ocean

Yesterday, SpaceX launched its second Falcon 9 rocket of the year from Florida, but the company chose not…

Tesla Roadster set to launch into space on SpaceX Falcon Heavy on February 6

Elon Musk’s unbelievable plan to use his own

Watch SpaceX’s massive Falcon Heavy rocket pass an explosive milestone

We’ve been waiting for so long. SpaceX has…

Shutdown means SpaceX can’t test its Falcon Heavy rocket, creating further delays

The company needs Air Force support As long as the government shutdown continues, SpaceX won’t be able…

Rocket Lab Electron reaches orbit on second launch

WASHINGTON – Rocket Lab announced Jan. 20 that the second launch of…

Delays and safety concerns mar NASA’s plans to fly astronauts on commercial spacecraft

SpaceX and Boeing…

PSLV launch a milestone for India and several companies

WASHINGTON — The successful launch of an Indian Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV) Jan. 11 marked not just the…

It’s not official, but sources say the secretive Zuma satellite was lost

“As of right now reviews of the data indicate Falcon 9 performed nominally.” On Sunday night SpaceX launched the Zuma…

SpaceX launches secretive Zuma spacecraft

SpaceX kicked off the new year with a mystery-shrouded mission to…

Angosat-1 communications restored after post-launch glitch

GLASSBORO, New Jersey —

Russian satellite lost after being set to launch from wrong spaceport

Deputy prime minister admits programmers gave the $45m device coordinates for Baikonur rather…

Zenit rocket launches Angola’s long-awaited first satellite

MT LAUREL, New Jersey — A Zenit rocket, flying for the…

Elon Musk shows off the Tesla Roadster that SpaceX will send beyond Mars

Eat your heart out, Ludicrous mode Weeks after announcing 

SpaceX to skip first stage landing for upcoming Iridium launch

BROOMFIELD, Colo. — In a break from its now-standard practice, SpaceX will…

Contact lost with satellites after Soyuz launch

WASHINGTON — Controllers have been unable to contact a weather satellite launched on a

SpaceX aims to follow a banner year with an even faster 2018 launch cadence

SpaceX President and

NASA Launches NOAA Weather Satellite Aboard United Launch Alliance Rocket to Improve Forecasts

NASA has successfully launched for the

SpaceX Is Launching the Secret Zuma Mission Tonight: Watch It Live!

A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket…

Weird Science Experiments Launching to Space Station Early Saturday: Watch Live

A Cygnus cargo spacecraft will blast off to the

SpaceX to Launch Korean Communications Satellite Today: Watch It Live

SpaceX aims to pull off another launch-and-landing double play today (Oct. 30),…

Elon Musk: Rockets will fly people from city to city in minutes

People will soon be able to fly from city to city within minutes, rocket and car entrepreneur

SpaceX lands another one of its Falcon 9 rockets on solid ground

The six rockets that have attempted land landings have all touched down just fine

SpaceX to Launch NASA Cargo, Try Rocket Landing Today

A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket will launch the last brand-new Dragon cargo spacecraft to the International Space Station (ISS)…

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