SpaceX returns to Florida this month for its second launch of the year, a commercial mission to deliver a communications spacecraft into orbit -- plus a possible ocean rocket landing.
Not content with informing us that God does not exist or that we could be wiped out by an alien invasion, the British physics superstar has now gone on the record to say humanity will score the mother of all 'own goals' in the future.
After losing a bid to SpaceX and Boeing to taxi astronauts to the International Space Station, Sierra Nevada’s miniature space shuttle Dream Chaser will have a new mission -- flying cargo for NASA.
A repaired and upgraded Falcon 9 rocket not only put SpaceX back in the launch business on Monday, it stunningly demonstrated that with enough time, technical expertise and maybe a little luck, it’s possible to return a rocket booster to the launch site.
The third attempt at a historic reusable-rocket milestone was the charm for SpaceX.
The Integrated Space Plan is being revived in a Kickstarter campaign and it could be the best answer yet to pushing humanity to the moon, Mars and beyond the solar system.
A steel strut holding a bottle of helium likely gave way, causing the liquid oxygen tank in the upper-stage of a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket to over-pressurize, triggering an explosion minutes after launch last month, company chief executive Elon Musk said Monday.
Like many rocket launch companies, SpaceX learned some its most valuable lessons from the school of hard knocks before nailing an impressive string of 18 successful Falcon 9 missions.
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