SpaceX wants to recycle more Falcon 9 rockets

2017-04-01 18:17

SpaceX CEO and founder Elon Musk says he wants to go further in the re-use of his rockets after successfully launching the first stage of a rocket that was recycled.

SpaceX poised to launch first recycled rocket

2017-03-30 16:11

SpaceX is poised to launch its first recycled rocket on Thursday, using a booster that sent food and supplies to the astronauts living at the International Space Station in April.

SpaceX to send two tourists around Moon in 2018

2017-02-28 08:31

SpaceX said two private citizens have paid money to be sent around the Moon late next year, in what would mark the furthest humans have ever traveled to deep space.

SpaceX blasts off from historic Nasa launchpad

2017-02-19 17:40

SpaceX has blasted off its Falcon 9 rocket carrying the unmanned Dragon cargo ship, packed with food and supplies for the astronauts at the International Space Station.

SpaceX poised to leave for ISS to deliver cargo

2017-02-18 15:43

An unmanned SpaceX spaceship carrying food and equipment to the astronauts at the Space Station is poised to blast off.

Elon Musk elaborates on Mars plan

2016-10-25 10:13

SpaceX CEO Elon Musk has given more details about his plan to colonise Mars.

Elon Musk promises 'fun' trip to Mars colony

2016-09-27 22:53

SpaceX CEO Elon Musk has unveiled his plans for establishing a human colony on Mars, using a massive rocket and a fleet of spaceships to achieve a self-sustaining population on the Red Planet this century.

Destroyed Facebook Africa satellite prompts SpaceX probe

2016-09-05 09:33

SpaceX and federal investigators are studying a few milliseconds of data as they probe why a blaze destroyed a Falcon 9 rocket and satellite on a Florida launchpad.

Facebook's Africa satellite destroyed in SpaceX crash

2016-09-01 19:52

A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket exploded in Florida, marking the second loss of a spacecraft by Elon Musk’s venture in a little more than a year.

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 hails 'revolution' after recycled rocket launch, landing

2017-03-31 15:45

SpaceX chief Elon Musk hailed a "revolution in spaceflight" after blasting off a recycled rocket for the first time, a feat that could dramatically lower the cost of space travel.

SpaceX launches communications satellite

2017-03-16 16:06

SpaceX has successfully launched a communications satellite into space from the Kennedy Space Center in Florida.

SpaceX cargo ship arrives at ISS

2017-02-23 17:29

An unmanned cargo ship packed with food and supplies for astronauts has arrived safely at the International Space Station.

SpaceX aborts launch after 'odd' rocket behaviour

2017-02-18 20:52

SpaceX aborted its planned Dragon cargo launch to the International Space Station just seconds before lift-off due to a "slightly odd" technical issue with the Falcon 9 rocket engine.

SpaceX launches, lands rocket for first time since Sept blast

2017-01-14 22:05

SpaceX has launched its Falcon 9 rocket, marking its first return to flight since a costly and complicated launchpad explosion in September.

Successful escape, landing for Blue Origin's rocket

2016-10-05 20:10

Blue Origin, the aerospace company headed by chief Jeff Bezos, has run a successful test of an emergency escape function, aimed at saving space travellers' lives in case of catastrophe.

SpaceX CEO to present plans for Mars colony

2016-09-27 22:12

SpaceX chief Elon Musk is set to unveil his ambitious plan to build a human colony on Mars, an endeavour that experts say requires tens of billions of dollars.

Spacewalking US astronauts to fix, improve ISS

2016-09-01 21:45

Two US astronauts aboard the International Space Station have begun a spacewalk to make repairs and install new equipment.

Nasa: Explosion rocks SpaceX launch site during rocket test

2016-09-01 15:49

An explosion has rocked the SpaceX launch site in Florida during the test firing of its unmanned rocket.

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.

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