SpaceX will attempt to land its next Falcon 9 rocket on a platform in the ocean, a key step in the companyâ€™s quest to develop reusable boosters. Continue reading â†’
SpaceX's unmanned Dragon spacecraft splashed down in the Pacific Ocean on Saturday.
Supplies, including the first 3-D printer in space and a troop of 20 mice, are on their way to the Space Station.
If the launch occurs on time, Dragon is expected to reach the station at 7:30 a.m. EDT Monday. Continue reading â†’
With this week's announcement of multi-billion dollar contracts being awarded to two private spaceflight companies comes a renewed excitement for what this could mean for NASA's overarching plans for Mars. Continue reading â†’
NASA is hiring both SpaceX and Boeing to develop commercial space taxis that can fly astronauts -- and one day privately paying passengers -- to the space station and other planned outposts orbiting Earth. Continue reading â†’
After an 11th-hour stand-down to â€œtriple checkâ€ technical data, a Space Exploration Technologies Falcon 9 rocket is poised for a launch attempt early Sunday morning from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida. Continue reading â†’
A three-way race to build a commercially operated spaceship to shuttle astronauts -- and other paying customers -- to and from low-Earth orbit is close the finish line, with NASA aiming to award development and flight service contracts as early as next week.
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