A heated battle that spread to federal courtrooms and the U.S. Congress ended on Tuesday with the U.S. Air Force clearing Elon Musk’s rocket company SpaceX to fly military and national security satellites.
Six months after Virgin Galactic's SpaceShipTwo crashed during a test flight, a new version of the suborbital space plane is coming together in a hangar in the California desert.
No people were aboard during Wednesday’s two-minute launch test. Continue reading →
Blue Origin, a startup space company owned by Amazon founder Jeff Bezos, launched its New Shepard spaceship on its first flight into suborbital space on Wednesday.
Let's just call this one a win, shall we?
A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket launched the company's Dragon cargo capsule toward the International Space Station today, then turned around and nearly pulled off a soft landing on a drone ship in the Atlantic Ocean.
With technical issues resolved and clear skies, a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket blasted off from Florida Wednesday to put a U.S. weather satellite into orbit to watch for potentially dangerous solar storms.
Breaking new ground is nothing new for SpaceX, but how about launch and landing operations on opposite sides of the country at the same time?
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