Former president Jacob Zuma was never going to remain the all-powerful and omnipresent political figure that he thought, writes Pieter du Toit.
SpaceX could launch US astronauts to the International Space Station as early as next year if tests on the company's long-delayed Crew Dragon capsule prove conclusive, NASA administrator Jim Bridenstine says.
The SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket has successfully launched from Cape Canaveral, Florida on Tuesday evening.
Three satellites for the Canadian Space Agency's Earth-monitoring Radarsat programme have been launched into orbit from California aboard a reused SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket.
SpaceX's Crew Dragon capsule has exploded after suffering what the company referred to as an 'anomaly' during engine tests in Cape Canaveral, Florida. Here is how the launch abort systems work in case of emergency.
A visit to China's Mars simulation base in the Gobi desert and other insights into humanity's quest to travel to the red planet.
SpaceX launched its second supersized rocket on April 11, and for the first time landed all three boosters.
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Former Formula 1 world champion Nico Rosberg says he has no regrets about leaving the big league of auto racing, embracing his new life as an investor driving action on climate change.
Elon Musk has given space fans an outline of plans for ''Starship,” the next-generation vehicle his Space Exploration Technologies Corp expects to use to eventually take humans to Mars.
SpaceX's Falcon Heavy rocket has conducted one of its toughest missions yet, launching no fewer than 24 satellites in one go.
It looked like a scene from a sci-fi blockbuster: An astronomer in the Netherlands captured footage of a train of brightly-lit SpaceX satellites ascending through the night sky this weekend, stunning space enthusiasts across the globe.
Neuralink, a small and secretive brain computing startup founded by Elon Musk, has raised $39m of a planned $51m filing round.
Elon Musk's Falcon Heavy launched a satellite into orbit for a Saudi Arabian company.
Elon Musk scores another victory with the successful launch of SpaceX's Falcon Heavy - the world's most powerful rocket. This is the rocket's first commercial mission following a successful test flight last year.
SpaceX's new Crew Dragon capsule undocks from the International Space Station before splashing down in the Atlantic Ocean.
SpaceX's new Crew Dragon capsule successfully launches and is en route to the International Space Station with a dummy on board.
Billionaire Elon Musk’s SpaceX is ready to fly its first commercially-built spacecraft designed for humans to the International Space Station, NASA said Friday after a high-level agency review of the project in the final week before the flight.
After becoming the first country in the world to land a spacecraft on the far side of the moon, China is planning four more missions to get samples back before studying the feasibility of a lunar research base.
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