Launches

February 6, 2019

SpaceX’s Crew Dragon launch moves to March, risking Falcon Heavy delays

The planning date for the launch debut of SpaceX’s Crew Dragon spacecraft has been pushed to no earlier than (NET) March 2019 per sources familiar with the […]
February 3, 2019

Boeing’s astronaut taxi is a go, will launch a test flight next month

Boeing had problems in the development of their spacecraft, the Starliner, when a propellant leak occurred during testing last year. But now those problems have been overcome and […]
January 8, 2019

SpaceX’s ‘Starship’ Hopper Prototype Could Make 1st Test Flight in Weeks, Elon Musk Says

SpaceX could take its prototype Mars-colonizing spaceship out for a spin very soon. The flight-test version of SpaceX’s Starship vehicle could be ready to take its first short […]
January 7, 2019

Behold! SpaceX’s 1st Crew Dragon Spaceship Is On the Launchpad

The private spaceflight company SpaceX has moved its first Dragon spaceship designed for astronauts to the launchpad ahead of an uncrewed test flight that’s just weeks away. SpaceX […]
December 18, 2018

SpaceX, Blue Origin to launch within minutes of each other Today

Elon Musk and Jeff Bezos will both look skyward Tuesday, as a Falcon 9 rocket hoists a military satellite and a New Shepard lifts several experiments […]
December 7, 2018

NASA and SpaceX still aiming for January commercial crew test flight

WASHINGTON — While a SpaceX commercial crew test flight might not launch on a date in early January previously announced NASA, both agency and company officials […]
December 5, 2018

SpaceX Dragon Cargo Ship Launches to Space Station Today. Here’s How to Watch Live.

SpaceX is set to launch a cargo mission to the International Space Station and land a rocket back on Earth today (Dec. 5), and you can […]
December 4, 2018

SpaceX Just Misses Catching Rocket Nose Cone — But Still Plans to Reuse It

SpaceX didn’t manage to catch the rocket nose cone that fell back to Earth during today’s epic launch, but the company plans to reuse the $6 […]
December 3, 2018

Canadian astronaut David Saint-Jacques blasts off into space

3 astronauts take part in 1st manned voyage to ISS since rocket accident Canadian astronaut David Saint-Jacques is making his way to the International Space Station […]