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SpaceX defends rocket performance, amid reports 'Zuma' satellite lost

2018-01-10 15:03

SpaceX is defending its rocket performance following the weekend launch of a secret US satellite, amid reports that the satellite codenamed Zuma was lost.

Elon Musk's SpaceX launches Zuma mission

2018-01-08 06:08

SA-born businessman Elon Musk's SpaceX has launched its secretive Zuma mission for the US government.

SpaceX postpones launch of secretive Zuma mission

2017-11-17 06:33

SpaceX has postponed the launch of a secretive US government payload known as Zuma, a mission whose nature - and the agency behind it - is a mystery.

Lift-off for Trump's bold space plans may have to wait

2017-07-10 07:00

The White House has championed a new era of US leadership in space, but its aspirations are complicated by tight budgets, vacancies in top posts and the rising role of private industry in aerospace innovation, experts say.

SpaceX's first recycled Dragon arrives at ISS

2017-06-05 19:15

SpaceX's first-ever recycled spaceship has arrived at the International Space Station, two days after the unmanned Dragon cargo capsule launched atop a Falcon 9 rocket.

SpaceX postpones classified US military launch

2017-04-30 17:31

SpaceX on Sunday has postponed the launch of a secretive US government payload, known only as NROL-76, due to a "sensor issue" with the rocket.

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.

 

Blow for SpaceX as secret military satellite goes missing

2018-01-09 19:20

A military satellite launched by Elon Musk’s SpaceX appears to have crashed into the sea after a malfunction while being boosted into orbit, a potential setback for the billionaire’s rocket programme.

Tesla's Elon Musk to launch his own car into deep space

2017-12-08 05:40

Tesla and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk plans to blast his cherry red electric car off toward the Red Planet when the company's Falcon Heavy rocket launches for the first time next month.

SpaceX's Musk unveils plan to reach Mars by 2022

2017-09-30 18:11

Futurist and inventor Elon Musk has unveiled ambitious plans to send cargo ships to Mars in five years and use rockets to carry people between Earth's major cities.

SpaceX craft back after 2nd space station trip

2017-07-03 19:10

A SpaceX Dragon capsule that brought supplies to the International Space Station has splashed down as planned in the Pacific Ocean.

SpaceX makes first US military launch, then lands rocket again

2017-05-02 10:17

SpaceX has blasted off a secretive US government satellite, known only as NROL-76, marking the first military launch for the California-based aerospace company headed by billionaire tycoon Elon Musk.

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.

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