Falcon

November 18, 2018

Musk hints at further changes in BFR design

WASHINGTON — Two months after he unveiled a revised design for SpaceX’s next-generation launch system, Elon Musk suggested that the company is making more changes to […]
November 9, 2018

NASA certifies Falcon 9 for highest priority science missions

WASHINGTON — NASA has certified SpaceX’s Falcon 9 to launch the agency’s most important science missions, giving the agency new options that could result in lower […]
November 4, 2018

Starman and Tesla Roadster Have Shot Past Mars, SpaceX Says

SpaceX’s Starman and cherry red Tesla Roadster have traveled beyond Mars. SpaceX shared a diagram of the car once driven by the aerospace manufacturer’s CEO Elon […]
October 29, 2018

First Private Chinese Attempt to Launch Satellite Into Orbit Suffers Unspecified Failure

The craft that would have been the first private Chinese rocket to deliver a satellite into orbit around the Earth failed on Saturday, the Guardian reported, with […]
October 8, 2018

SpaceX launches Argentine satellite, posts first ground-landing on West Coast

WASHINGTON — SpaceX conducted its seventeenth launch of the year Oct. 7, sending an Argentine radar satellite into low-Earth orbit on a Falcon 9 rocket. The […]
September 27, 2018

A Japanese company has announced a long-term plan to develop the Moon

“Around 2030 we expect to begin developing propellant and sending it to spacecraft.” On Wednesday, a Japanese company called ispace announced that it has two missions […]
September 18, 2018

SpaceX Says it Will Fly a Japanese Billionaire Around the Moon in its ‘BFR’

The mission, called “Dear Moon,” is tentatively scheduled for 2023 and will be the first crewed mission with SpaceX’s BFR spacecraft.   Elon Musk announced at […]
September 17, 2018

Elon Musk is building a spaceship that’s so ambitious, some experts call it ‘science fiction.’ Here’s what SpaceX and its engineers are up against.

Elon Musk and SpaceX’s Big Falcon Rocket is designed to be 16 stories tall, carry up to 100 people, and deliver 150 tons of cargo to […]
September 14, 2018

SpaceX booked ‘world’s first’ private passenger for a BFR Moon trip

On Monday it will announce ‘who’s flying and why.’ We haven’t seen SpaceX’s BFR — the rocket that it hopes will enable trips around the world, to the Moon, […]