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.

SpaceX says steel strut snapped

2015-07-21 05:19

SpaceX says a steel strut snapped during launch which doomed the rocket with space station cargo.

String of cargo disasters pressures space industry

2015-06-29 15:54

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.

WATCH: SpaceX Falcon rocket explodes after Florida liftoff

2015-06-28 17:49

An unmanned SpaceX rocket has exploded after liftoff from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida, destroying a cargo ship bound for the International Space Station.

SpaceX to build test track for futuristic Hyperloop

2015-06-16 08:07

Two years after unveiling plans for a futuristic, high-speed Hyperloop transportation system, Elon Musk announced plans for building a test track in southern California.

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.


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 rocket grounded for 'couple more months'

2015-09-01 10:02

SpaceX plans to keep its Falcon 9 rocket grounded longer than planned following a launch accident in June that destroyed a space station cargo ship.

US selects four new astronauts

2015-07-09 23:32

Three men and one woman have been named by Nasa as the first four astronauts who will fly aboard spaceships built by private companies Boeing and SpaceX in the coming years.

Coke, Virgin, and Airbus buy into space internet dream

2015-06-28 19:09

OneWeb has revealed a massive funding round and firm contracts to launch hundreds of the company's satellites into orbit around the earth, igniting a new era of the internet.

SpaceX to deliver new dock, supplies to ISS

2015-06-26 22:03

The SpaceX capsule is to deliver a new parking spot for the space station, reserved for future crew ships.

SpaceX cleared for US military launches

2015-05-27 19:54

Elon Musk's firm SpaceX has won long-waited approval from the US Air Force to launch military satellites, opening the way to a lucrative market.

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.

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