SpaceX is now one step closer to delivering broadband access via satellite, as it’s successfully launched a Falcon 9 rocket (seen above) that delivered two Starlink demo satellites into low-earth-orbit. The company’s been working onShow More Summary
Earlier oday, SpaceX successfully launched and deployed its first two test satellites for Starlink, the rocket company's own constellation of housands of communications satellites that aims to provide worldwide broadband internet access...Show More Summary
Elon Musk's SpaceX launched another rocket on Thursday morning, successfully sending three satellites into space. After the Falcon9 took off from Vandenberg Air Force Base northwest of Santa Barbara, a lucky flight from Hawaii to LAX got an up-close look at the rocket as it made its way towards space. Show More Summary
BRASILIA (Reuters) - Brazil's defense minister said on Thursday that Boeing, Lockheed Martin, SpaceX and other U.S. aerospace companies have expressed interest in launching rockets from its Alcantara military base near the equator and visited the site in December.
Early today, a Falcon 9 rocket delivered the PAZ radio communications satellite, along with a pair of SpaceX-owned internet satellites, to low-Earth orbit. It was an otherwise routine launch and deployment, save for the attempt to recover the rocket's payload fairing -- a feat that's never been tried before. More »
SpaceX's communications ambitions officially took flight when a Falcon 9 rocket carrying Internet satellites vaulted off a California pad.
Elon Musk wanted to recycle the nose cone from the latest launch, so he sent a boat named Mr. Steven with a "catcher's mitt" to try to snag it.
BRASILIA (Reuters) - Brazil's defense minister said on Thursday that SpaceX, Boeing and other companies have expressed interest in launching rockets from the South American nation's Alcantara military base near the equator, and that a delegation of interested parties visited the site late last year.
SpaceX hit another orbital milestone on Wednesday: It launched a pair of experimental broadband satellites on a Falcon 9 rocket from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California. The test satellites are another step forward for chief executive Elon Musk, who dreams of building a worldwide network of thousands of orbiting devices that can beam Internet […]
A SpaceX rocket carrying a Spanish satellite has blasted off from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California.
These fairings will separate from the rocket at about three minutes after launch.
Falcon 9 rocket launch from California air base could create spectacular aerial display
Since 2011, NASA has been upgrading a mobile launcher originally built for the Ares I vehicle to fit its massive Space Launch System rocket. The project is well over budget—when all is said and done, the revamp of the $234 million tower is expected to cost an additional $678...
We'll have to wait at least one more day to see Elon Musk's planned "Starlink" global internet service get off the ground aboard a Falcon 9 rocket.
With the Falcon Heavy mission completed, SpaceX will return to its regularly scheduled Falcon 9 launches, starting today with a departure from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California. Scheduled to lift off at 9:17 AM, the rocket will...Show More Summary
SpaceX launches a Falcon 9 rocket this morning
SpaceX, founded by Elon Musk, is launching a Falcon 9 rocket on Wednesday morning. In addition to a Spanish company's radar satellite, the launch is expected to send up two experimental SpaceX satellites. The two satellites may testShow More Summary
Elon Musk’s SpaceX will launch a recycled Falcon 9 rocket this morning from Vandenberg Air Force Base in Southern California. It’s the company’s first launch since it pulled off the dazzling—if not over-the-top—feat of shooting a Tesla roadster into space earlier this month. Show More Summary
To celebrate the launch of the Falcon Heavy, we figured it was time for an all new series, this time on the rockets that carry us to space. Today we're going to talk about why single stage to orbit rockets are so difficult to carry ...
After he launched his giant new rocket into space last week, Elon Musk said he was spoiling for a good race in space. This week, he learned his rivals were up for the challenge, even when it involves such terrestrial trivialities as a cocktail party. Ahead of the second meeting of the White House’s National Space […]