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SpaceX lands Falcon 9 rocket after launch

2016-08-14 20:13

SpaceX has successfully landed a reusable Falcon 9 rocket on a floating drone ship at sea after the vehicle sent a Japanese communications satellite into orbit.

SpaceX launches satellites, fails to recover rocket

2016-06-15 20:06

SpaceX has successfully launched two satellites into orbit, but failed in an attempt to land the first stage of its Falcon 9 rocket undamaged on a barge in the Atlantic.

SpaceX lands another rocket after satellite delivery

2016-05-28 20:36

SpaceX has pulled off another rocket landing, the third in just under two months.

SpaceX Dragon returns to Earth with precious science load

2016-05-11 23:03

A SpaceX capsule has returned to Earth with precious science samples from Nasa's one-year space station resident.

SpaceX aims for Mars

2016-04-28 17:05

SpaceX aims to send a Dragon capsule to Mars as early as 2018, the first step in the company's goal of colonising the red planet.

SpaceX cargo arrives at crowded space station

2016-04-10 19:02

SpaceX's unmanned Dragon cargo ship, carrying lettuce seeds, lab mice and an inflatable pop-up room, has arrived at a crowded International Space Station where six spacecraft are now docked.

SpaceX successfully lands rocket on ocean platform

2016-04-09 15:01

After four failed bids SpaceX has finally stuck the landing, powering the first stage of its Falcon 9 rocket onto an ocean platform where it touched down upright after launching cargo to space.

SpaceX fails to land rocket on ocean platform

2016-01-17 22:03

SpaceX has failed to land the first stage of its Falcon 9 rocket on a floating platform in the Pacific Ocean, marking the fourth time it has missed the mark.

Repaired SpaceX rocket to fly by early December

2015-10-13 19:00

SpaceX, expects to return a repaired and upgraded Falcon 9 rocket to flight around the start of December.

Israeli team ahead in privateer moon race

2015-10-07 18:36

An Israeli team competing in a race to the moon sponsored by Google has signed a with California-based SpaceX for a rocket launch, putting it at the front of the pack.

 

SpaceX to launch 'parking spot' to space station

2016-07-17 14:45

SpaceX is poised to launch its unmanned Dragon cargo capsule to the International Space Station, carrying a key piece of equipment that was lost last year in a rocket explosion.

Musk’s SpaceX, once pooh-poohed, is wake-up call for space industry

2016-06-10 10:42

The success of Elon Musk’s SpaceX industrial ventures has given Europe’s space industry a kick in the pants.

Modi’s mini-shuttle blasts into Elon Musk’s race for space

2016-05-23 06:45

India has launched a scale model of a reusable spacecraft, a project that could pit it against Jeff Bezos and Elon Musk in the race to make access to space cheaper.

SpaceX successfully lands rocket's first stage after space launch

2016-05-06 16:25

SpaceX has successfully landed the first stage of its Falcon 9 rocket on a floating platform in the Atlantic Ocean after launching a Japanese communications satellite into orbit.

SpaceX's recovered rocket back at port

2016-04-13 10:35

The first rocket to successfully land at sea is back at its home port.

SpaceX launches inflatable space rooms after landing rocket

2016-04-09 18:01

SpaceX has resumed space station deliveries for NASA, launching the first inflatable room ever built for astronauts, in a week that saw the company successfully land a rocket on an ocean platform.

Challenger space shuttle disaster marked 30 years on

2016-01-28 22:00

Three decades after the Challenger space shuttle exploded after lift-off, reusable technology is seen as key to space exploration.

SpaceX will attempt ocean landing of rocket

2016-01-12 08:28

SpaceX will try again to land its Falcon 9 rocket on an ocean platform, one month after successfully returning the rocket's first stage to an upright landing on solid ground.

Israel team jumps ahead on Moon shot

2015-10-08 17:00

An Israeli team competing in a race to the Moon sponsored by Google has signed a with California-based SpaceX for a rocket launch.

Satellite Internet gets a fresh look, cash infusion

2015-10-05 10:59

After a series of failed satellite Internet projects over the past two decades, fresh investment is coming into the sector.

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