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April 18, 2018

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) from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida. […]
March 30, 2018

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

SpaceX is shooting for the stars again. This time Elon Musk’s private spaceflight company is reusing a Falcon 9 rocket to launch 10 Iridium telecommunications satellites from Vandenberg […]
March 24, 2018

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 rocket launches, it does not go straight […]
March 6, 2018

SpaceX launches Hispasat satellite, completes 50th Falcon 9 mission

WASHINGTON — SpaceX launched its 50th Falcon 9 rocket on March 6, carrying a large telecom satellite for Spanish fleet operator Hispasat. The Falcon 9 lifted […]
February 22, 2018

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 attempt of its Falcon 9 rocket […]
February 9, 2018

Meet the BFR, SpaceX’s next big rocket

Spacecraft could put Mars within reach, according to CEO Elon Musk The Falcon Heavy may be a remarkable rocket, particularly after its successful maiden launch on […]
February 7, 2018

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

“It gives me confidence that BFR is really quite workable.” Elon Musk reveled in the moment on Tuesday night after his Falcon Heavy rocket flew into […]
February 6, 2018

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 a ‘Falcon Super Heavy’ Less than a day before the first scheduled launch of the SpaceX Falcon […]
February 5, 2018

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 Tomorrow is a big day for Elon Musk: his company SpaceX will be launching the new […]