Technology

February 19, 2018

NASA certifies Falcon 9 for science missions

WASHINGTON — NASA has certified the current version of the SpaceX Falcon 9 to launch some categories of science missions, a milestone needed for the upcoming, […]
February 12, 2018

Waste Not! Future Astronauts Might Turn Feces Into Food

Penn State researchers have developed a method for breaking down human waste and turning it into a Nutella-like spread that might be consumed by astronauts. Future […]
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 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 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. […]