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Aug 23, 2014 09:10 AM ET // Tariq Malik, Space.com
The SpaceX rocket detonation occurred over McGregor, Texas.
Aug 18, 2014 02:00 PM ET // Miriam Kramer, SPACE.com
An amazing new video shows a stage of the private spaceflight company SpaceX's Falcon 9 rocket make a soft splashdown in the ocean after delivering six satellites to space.
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 →
Jul 30, 2014 09:42 AM ET // Irene Klotz
Virgin Galactic's SpaceShipTwo, a six-passenger, two-pilot suborbital vehicle, returned to the skies for tests after a six-month hiatus. 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 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.
Apr 24, 2014 11:48 AM ET // Ian O'Neill
Bitcoin, the electronic peer-to-peer currency that sidesteps more traditional methods of payment, is about to be launched into space. Continue reading →
Apr 21, 2014 04:49 PM ET // Irene Klotz
Astronauts aboard the International Space Station on Monday opened the hatch on the SpaceX Dragon cargo ship that arrived Sunday and began unpacking more than two tons of supplies and experiments. Continue reading →
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