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Jun 29, 2015 11:35 AM ET // Irene Klotz
SpaceX has been testing a launch abort system that would save the lives of the crew on board a manned version of its Dragon capsule in the event of a launch failure.
Jun 28, 2015 02:00 PM ET // AFP
An unmanned SpaceX rocket exploded less than three minutes after liftoff from Cape Canaveral, Florida on Sunday, in the first major disaster for the fast-charging company headed by Internet tycoon Elon Musk.
Feb 9, 2015 05:57 PM ET // Irene Klotz
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?
Feb 4, 2015 02:00 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
Elon Musk has named SpaceX's two robotic landing platform boats after science fiction spacecraft created by Scottish sci-fi legend Iain M. Banks.
Jan 16, 2015 01:15 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
The first stage rocket return attempt crashed and burned, but it proves SpaceX is on the right track to re-usability.
Jan 12, 2015 09:00 AM ET // Mike Wall, Space.com
After a two-day orbital chase, the robotic spaceship arrived with food, worms and plants.
Jan 5, 2015 05:50 PM ET // Irene Klotz
For more than 50 years, rockets have been launching into space. On Tuesday, for the first time one will attempt to land as well.
Oct 27, 2014 03:34 PM ET // Irene Klotz
SpaceX will attempt to land its next Falcon 9 rocket on a platform in the ocean, a key step in the company’s quest to develop reusable boosters. Continue reading →
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