SpaceX is likely spending about $300 million on its unmanned Red Dragon Mars mission, according to NASA estimates. The topic came up at a NASA Advisory Council committee meeting Tuesday, when agency official Jim Reuter said SpaceX’s spending on the mission was about 10 times that of NASA’s, according...
At Business Insider, we recently rounded up some the books that Tesla and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk recommends everyone should read, and why. One leapt out at me, probably because it's the only one of the nine we tracked down that I've actually...Show More Summary
Estimated price tag is revealed for Red Dragon, the mission that will lay the groundwork for the company's long-term goal of getting humans to Mars.
SpaceX remains on a very aggressive schedule if it is to launch in 2018.
So what if SpaceX and Blue Origin are launching and landing. Can they profit?
Sparks, Nevada - The Tesla Motors Inc. Gigafactory. (David Paul Morris/Bloomberg Elon Musk is coming off a big week that included the successful launch by SpaceX early July 18 of a cargo mission to resupply the International Space Station and landing its Falcon 9 rocket back on earth (the privately held [...]
Six tins have landed at the International Space Station This week marks the 45th anniversary of Apollo 15's mission into lunar orbit. Last week SpaceX launched from Cape Canaveral, FL, bound for the International Space Station, and it had some precious cargo on board. Show More Summary
Instruments to perform the first-ever DNA sequencing in space, and the first international docking adapter for commercial spacecraft, are among the cargo scheduled to arrive at the International Space Station after Monday’s launch of the SpaceX Commercial Resupply Services-9 (CRS-9) mission.SpaceX’s Dragon cargo craft launched at 12:45 a.m. Show More Summary
Four days of cargo craft mania came to a close at the International Space Station this morning, as astronauts Kate Rubins and Jeff Williams snagged an approaching SpaceX Dragon vehicle and berthed it to the laboratory's Harmony modu...
A REAL 21ST CENTURY HEADLINE: SpaceX Is Planning to Land 3 Rockets At Once.
THE TRIPLE LINDY: SpaceX’s next mission: to land three rockets at once. “SpaceX expects to fly Falcon Heavy for the first time later this year,” the company said in a statement to the Orlando Sentinel. “We are also seeking regulatory approval to build two additional landing pads at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station. We hope […]
Each part of the three-piece rocket may get recovered and reused.
Real Engineering gave a primer on the engineering and business SpaceX will use to send humans to Mars. The science is important, but so is the company’s focus on lowering the costs associated with space travel to make crewed missions to Mars a reality.
The SpaceX Dragon cargo ship arrived at the International Space Station (ISS) for its commercial resupply mission, according to the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA).
A SpaceX Dragon cargo ship reached the International Space Station Wednesday, bringing gear for gene sequencing experiment and other supplies
Early Wednesday morning, astronauts on board the International Space Station (ISS) welcomed a Dragon capsule, SpaceX's uncrewed spacecraft, and the 5,000 lbs. of fresh cargo it carried. The mission marks part of a new era for NASA, which...Show More Summary
Georgia Tech scientists developed three-dimensional solar cells which just hitched a ride to space this week on a SpaceX rocket. At the International Space Station, the solar cells will be tested to see how well they function and how they respond to space conditions. Show More Summary
GIF made from footage from NASA SpaceX’s Dragon spacecraft arrived at the International Space Station this morning, where it was neatly snagged by the station’s 57-foot robotic arm. Read more...
On Monday, eight species of fungi gathered from Chernobyl, the site of the world’s worst nuclear disaster, traveled to the International Space Station (ISS) aboard a SpaceX rocket. Scientists hope to understand how the Chernobyl fungi shield themselves from radiation. Show More Summary
SpaceX's latest mission, CRS-9, is off to a solid start, with some unlikely passengers: fungus from Chernobyl.