String of cargo disasters puts pressure on space industry
The global space industry is reeling after three cargo disasters in less than a year have delivered a costly blow to efforts to supply astronauts aboard the International Space Station.
SpaceX mile-high escape test will feature 'Buster' the dummy
SpaceX is just days away from shooting up a crew capsule to test a launch escape system designed to save astronauts' lives.
SpaceX calls off launch of space weather satellite (Update)
SpaceX called off Sunday's planned launch of a deep-space observatory—and a revolutionary rocket-landing attempt—after a critical radar-tracking system failed.
SpaceX to try ocean platform landing of Falcon rocket (Update)
SpaceX aims to propel modern rocket science into a brave new era Tuesday by landing a key part of its Falcon 9 rocket on a floating platform in the Atlantic Ocean.
SpaceX launches 3-D printer, other station gear
A SpaceX cargo ship rocketed toward the International Space Station on Sunday, carrying the first 3-D printer for astronauts in orbit.
Watch the Falcon 9 rocket booster descend into the ocean for its "soft" landing (w/ Video)
SpaceX today released video from the Falcon 9 first stage flyback and landing video from the July 14 launch of six ORBCOMM advanced telecommunications satellites. This was a test of the reusability of the ...
Private American rockets blast open 2014 and commercial space race with big bangs on Jan. 6 and 7
The status quo in space flight operations is no more. Private American rockets are leading the charge of overdue change into the innovative 'Commercial Space Race' by blasting 2014 open with a pair of 'Big ...
Third time a charm: SpaceX launches commercial satellite (Update 3)
The private US company SpaceX said it successfully launched on Tuesday its first commercial satellite, designed to provide telecommunications services to China and other Asian countries.
Straight up: SpaceX's Grasshopper rocket gains height and precision (w/ Video)
SpaceX working to fix Dragon capsule's thrusters (Update 2)
A commercial vessel carrying a ton of supplies for the International Space Station ran into thruster trouble shortly after liftoff Friday, and flight controllers scrambled to fix the problem. ...
SpaceX encore: 2nd private space station shipment (Update)
A private company is headed back to the International Space Station.
SpaceX Falcon 9 Set for Critical Engine Test Firing on Monday, April 30
On Monday, April 30, SpaceX (Space Exploration Technologies) is all set to conduct a critical static engine test fire of the Falcon 9 rocket at the firms launch pad on Cape Canaveral, Florida.
SpaceX says 'reusable rocket' could help colonize Mars
The US company SpaceX is working on the first-ever reusable rocket to launch to space and back, with the goal of one day helping humans colonize Mars, founder Elon Musk said Thursday.
Nanomedicine project to be tested in space
When a spacecraft launches from Cape Canaveral, Fla., in the future, its cargo will include a small box containing a nano-fluidics experiment designed by scientists at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston.