Launches

February 4, 2018

SpaceX receives launch license for first Falcon Heavy launch

WASHINGTON — The Federal Aviation Administration has issued a launch license for the inaugural launch of SpaceX’s Falcon Heavy, scheduled for Feb. 6. The license by the […]
February 1, 2018

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 to land the booster after takeoff and instead dispensed […]
January 28, 2018

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

Elon Musk’s unbelievable plan to use his own Tesla Roadster as the demonstration payload for the inaugural test launch of SpaceX’s new rocket, the Falcon Heavy, is […]
January 25, 2018

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

We’ve been waiting for so long. SpaceX has managed to keep anticipation for its Falcon Heavy debut high since first announcing it back in 2011. Testing was […]
January 22, 2018

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 to test fire the company’s new Falcon Heavy rocket. […]
January 21, 2018

Rocket Lab Electron reaches orbit on second launch

WASHINGTON – Rocket Lab announced Jan. 20 that the second launch of its Electron small rocket was a success, reaching orbit and deploying three cubesats. The […]
January 18, 2018

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

SpaceX and Boeing still have a long road ahead to crewed flights NASA’s ambitious initiative to fly astronauts on commercial spacecraft continues to suffer from schedule […]
January 15, 2018

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 return to flight of the rocket but […]
January 9, 2018

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 satellite into space. What we know for sure […]