Dragon (spacecraft)

February 12, 2016

SpaceX's Dragon: First Private Spacecraft to Reach Space Station

The Dragon spacecraft, operated by California-based Space Exploration Technologies (SpaceX), carries cargo to the International Space Station under commercial agreements the company has with NASA. It […]
January 22, 2016

SpaceX Just Test-Fired Its Spaceship For Astronauts, The 'Dragon 2'

 SpaceX may not have stuck its recent ambitious water landing, but Elon Musk‘s private rocket company isn’t letting that slow it down. Just a few minutes […]
January 19, 2016

'Tipped over': Why SpaceX rocket exploded on ocean barge touchdown

LOS ANGELES – After successfully delivering a U.S.-European ocean-monitoring satellite into orbit, a SpaceX rocket made a hard landing on a floating barge in the roiling […]
January 18, 2016

Moment SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket crashes and explodes during landing

SpaceX launched its Falcon 9 v1.1 rocket on Sunday, successfully sending NASA’s Jason-3 ocean-measuring satellite into orbit, but failed a return landing on a drone platform […]
December 22, 2015

Launch, Landing and Inspiration

Watching last night’s launch and landing of SpaceX’s Falcon 9 rocket stirred up many thoughts and emotions inside of me. Obviously, watching a rocket blast off […]
December 22, 2015

SpaceX Successfully Lands A Giant Falcon 9 Rocket For The First Time

SpaceX has done it. Elon Musk’s rocket startup just successfully launched and then landed a Falcon 9 rocket some 10 minutes later. This comes after several […]
December 21, 2015

Spacex launch delayed to boost the chances of landing afterward

SpaceX really wants to nail this landing. An explosion in June has kept the Falcon 9 rocket grounded for months, and now it seems we’ll have […]
November 21, 2015

NASA orders first crewed mission from SpaceX to the ISS

NASA has officially ordered its first commercial crew mission from private spaceflight company SpaceX. That means SpaceX has NASA’s authority to proceed with the first crewed launch of […]
November 17, 2015

Power cut on international space station can't be repaired until 2016

The International Space Station has had a power cut and spacewalking repairs may be needed once a replacement part can be delivered by rocket. Nasa said on Monday […]