ARTICLES RELATING TO SPACEX

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.

SpaceX reschedules ISS resupply launch

2014-04-05 12:50

A delayed supply run by private company SpaceX to the International Space Station is now set to launch on 14 April.

 

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.

Rocket leak delays ISS delivery launch

2014-04-15 08:15

Space X has called off a planned launch because of a rocket leak, meaning that a cargo run destined for the ISS will wait a bit longer.

SpaceX delays ISS supply run

2014-03-14 08:29

The next supply run to the International Space Station has been delayed.

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