Dragon (spacecraft)

April 19, 2015

NASA Says Nobody's Getting to Mars Without Its Help

NASA really wants humans make it to Mars, and it also really wants to be the one that gets us there. In fact, NASA administrator Charles […]
April 16, 2015

Video of SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket landing failure in full HD

After a last minute launch abort Monday, SpaceX was able to send its sixth resupply mission to the International Space Station (ISS) on Tuesday afternoon. This […]
April 15, 2015

SpaceX was unsuccessful in its historic attempt to land a rocket

SpaceX successfully launched its Dragon space capsule to the International Space Station (ISS) on Tuesday at 4:10 p.m. ET, but the rocket that it had tried […]
April 14, 2015

SpaceX Falcon 9 launch ignites dream of reusable rocket

To the SpaceX engineers behind this afternoon’s test launch, which was delayed by the weather, recycling really is a matter of rocket science. Railroads don’t scrap […]
March 22, 2015

SpaceX follows NASA by publishing images without copyright restrictions

After pressure from campaigners, SpaceX has published a first batch of more than 100 photos on Flickr under a Creative Commons license. The decision gives the public the ability […]
February 11, 2015

SpaceX Dragon Capsule Returns to Earth with Ocean Splashdown

SpaceX‘s robotic Dragon capsule has come back to Earth, wrapping up a successful monthlong cargo mission to the International Space Station. The Dragon spacecraft splashed down […]
February 7, 2015

SpaceX will attempt a potentially historic rocket launch and landing this weekend

This Sunday, Feb. 8, SpaceX will make a second attempt at a historic rocket landing on a floating platform in the ocean. A 22-story-tall Falcon 9 […]
January 31, 2015

NASA's Next Space Race: SpaceX vs. Boeing

Two American spaceflight companies are quietly competing in a space race for the new era. SpaceX and Boeing are vying to become the first private firms […]
January 29, 2015

Falcon Heavy flight animation reveals SpaceX’s future vision

Elon Musk‘s SpaceX has just released a new flight animation video that reveals its vision of how it wants it next launch to proceed. Presuming, of course, it […]