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Aug 27, 2014 02:22 AM ET // Irene Klotz
Launch of SpaceX’s next Falcon 9 rocket is on hold, pending a review after a related test vehicle self-destructed during a flight test last week. Continue reading →
Aug 5, 2014 11:06 AM ET // Irene Klotz
SpaceX will file an application with the U.S. government to build a commercial spaceport near Brownsville, Texas. Continue reading →
Jun 18, 2014 12:53 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
SpaceX founder Elon Musk thinks his private spaceflight company will have the capability to land humans on Mars within 12 years, assuming the availability of funding for the historic mission. Continue reading →
May 29, 2014 12:30 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
As the commercial space sector continues to develop apace, SpaceX is about to unveil what it hopes will become the enzyme for a revolution in U.S. manned space transportation. Continue reading →
May 20, 2014 11:55 AM ET // Tariq Malik, Space.com
Billionaire Elon Musk said his private spaceflight company SpaceX has made some progress toward establishing a permanent colony on Mars — a longtime goal in the entrepreneur's push to help make humanity a multiplanet species.
May 1, 2014 11:41 AM ET // Ian O'Neill
The private rocket company has released raw video of the powered splashdown of the spend first stage of the Falcon 9 rocket after launch in April. Continue reading →
Apr 25, 2014 04:30 PM ET
For the first time, a Space Exploration Technologies’ Falcon 9 rocket successfully flew itself back to Earth for an experimental touchdown at sea, company chief executive Elon Musk told reporters Friday.
Apr 18, 2014 09:22 PM ET // Irene Klotz
Defying a bleak weather forecast, a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket blasted off from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station Friday to send a Dragon cargo capsule on its way to the International Space Station. Continue reading →
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