SpaceX Dragon arrives at ISS

2015-04-17 20:00

SpaceX's unmanned Dragon cargo ship has arrived at the International Space Station, carrying nearly 2 000kg of food and supplies for the astronauts living in orbit.

SpaceX to send cargo ship on 6th supply mission

2015-04-13 10:20

SpaceX is sending its unmanned Dragon cargo ship on its sixth official supply mission to the International Space Station on Monday, should the weather behave itself.

Unmanned spaceship splashes down near California

2015-02-11 18:19

An unmanned Dragon spaceship has splashed down near Southern California after supplying the space station.

Boeing, SpaceX will beat Russia on price

2015-01-27 07:37

Boeing and SpaceX capsules will beat Russia on price for US astronaut rides to the space station.

SpaceX fails in landmark bid to recycle a rocket

2015-01-10 15:16

SpaceX says it has failed in a landmark attempt to recycle its Falcon 9 rocket, after the equipment collided with an ocean platform and broke to pieces.

SpaceX rocket launch called off

2015-01-06 15:03

The launch of a Space Exploration Technologies Falcon 9 rocket from Florida has been called off at the last minute, says Nasa.

SpaceX ship leaves ISS for Earth

2014-10-25 22:33

SpaceX's unmanned Dragon spacecraft left the International Space Station to return to Earth.

SpaceX, Boeing to send astronauts to ISS

2014-09-16 23:43

Boeing and SpaceX will build the next generation of spacecraft that will carry US astronauts to the International Space Station.

SpaceX launches rocket with commercial satellite

2014-08-05 14:21

SpaceX officials in Florida say a space exploration technologies falcon rocket has been launched off its launch pad at Cape Canaveral Air Force station in the US.

SpaceX unveils game-changing spacecraft

2014-05-30 10:29

SpaceX founder Elon Musk says he will revolutionise access to space after unveiling a spacecraft designed to ferry up to seven astronauts to low-Earth orbit.


SpaceX bid to recycle rocket fails again

2015-04-14 23:03

SpaceX's latest attempt at recycling its Falcon 9 rocket by landing it upright on an ocean platform failed again.

SpaceX rocket blasts off with all-electric satellites

2015-03-02 10:19

A Space Exploration Technologies rocket has blasted off from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station to put the world's first all-electric communications satellites into orbit.

SpaceX scraps satellite launch

2015-02-09 09:03

SpaceX has scrapped the launch of a weather satellite, which also delayed a second attempt to land part of the rocket on a floating deck in the Atlantic Ocean.

SpaceX cargo capsule reaches International Space Station

2015-01-12 20:00

A SpaceX Dragon capsule wrapped up a two-day journey to the International Space Station on Monday, the first US cargo run to the orbital outpost in four months.

SpaceX aborts landmark launch

2015-01-06 19:38

SpaceX has aborted its Falcon 9 rocket launch at the last minute, postponing a landmark bid to open a new era of recycling rockets.

Elon Musk eyes internet satellites

2014-11-11 08:46

High-tech entrepreneur Elon Musk has reportedly added global internet access from satellites to his vision of a future.

SA-born Elon Musk gets fresh challenge

2014-09-18 05:00

With a $2.6bn contract for his firm SpaceX to build a spacecraft for carrying astronauts to the International Space Station, South African-born Elon Musk's star is on the rise again.

Comm satellite blasted into space

2014-09-07 18:24

A communications satellite has been blasted into orbit by a A Space Exploration Technologies Falcon 9 rocket.

Captains of industry in race to space

2014-08-04 09:37

Captains of industry are a new breed of space pioneers using private money to push the final frontier as government space programmes fall away.

Russia may stop US rides to ISS

2014-05-14 19:48

Moscow may reject Washington's request to extend the station's lifespan by four years until 2024 as the latest crew from the ISS lands safely.

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