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March 9, 2019

SpaceX Crew Dragon Splashdown Marks Success of First NASA Commercial Crew Flight Test

NASA passed a major milestone Friday in its goal to restore America’s human spaceflight capability when SpaceX’s Crew Dragon returned to Earth after a five-day mission […]
March 1, 2019

More work ahead for Crew Dragon after test flight

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, Fla. — As SpaceX prepares to launch its Crew Dragon spacecraft on its first test flight, the company and NASA acknowledge there’s still […]
January 26, 2019

SpaceX Test Fires Rocket for 1st Crew Dragon Launch in February

SpaceX has fired up the rocket that will launch its first Dragon spacecraft built for astronauts on an uncrewed test flight next month. The Falcon 9 rocket […]
July 22, 2018

SpaceX delivers for Telesat with successful early morning launch

An upgraded model of SpaceX’s Falcon 9 rocket fired into orbit early Sunday from Florida’s Space Coast, hoisting a record-setting 7.8-ton (nearly 7.1-metric ton) communications satellite […]
July 17, 2018

MIT’s ‘Orbit Weaver’ Turns Astronauts into Spiders

Moving around in microgravity is tough, but a new MIT Media Lab device takes a page from Spiderman to help astronauts navigate while weightless. It’s easy […]
July 10, 2018

Crew Dragon completes thermal vacuum tests ahead of first test flight

CINCINNATI — The first SpaceX Crew Dragon spacecraft has completed a series of tests at a NASA center that may put the spacecraft one step closer […]
June 29, 2018

SpaceX has flown its last Block 4 version of the Falcon 9 rocket

Upper stage flying an experimental, long-coast after primary mission. Friday am update: The Falcon 9 rocket lifted off on schedule Friday morning from Florida, and put […]
June 28, 2018

SpaceX Launching Cargo Mission to Space Station Early Friday: Watch Live

SpaceX will launch a new resupply mission to the International Space Station early Friday (June 29), and you can watch the spaceflight action live online. A two-stage SpaceX Falcon […]
March 21, 2018

NASA to Launch Parachute Test off Virginia Coast March 27

NASA will test a parachute for possible future missions to Mars from NASA’s Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia on Tuesday, March 27. Live coverage of the […]