ARTICLES RELATING TO SPACEX

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 Amazon.com 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.

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.

 

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 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.

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