SpaceX has successfully sent up its reused Falcon 9 rocket and Dragon capsule to the International Space Station, carrying a 4,800-pound payload. It brought high-tech sensors along with Christmas presents and barley seeds, which are used to brew beer.
Space December 18, 2017
NASA entertains the idea of using used rockets for future cargo missions as a SpaceX Dragon capsule had its first reflight on Saturday, June 3, aboard a Falcon 9 rocket. Reusable spaceflight systems can slash costs of space missions.
Space June 5, 2017
SpaceX has test-fired its Falcon 9 rocket poised to make history on Thursday as a demonstration of Musk's reusable rocket technology. The Thursday launch will mark its fourth launch so far in 2017.
Space March 28, 2017
Following a 24-hour delay, SpaceX's Dragon capsule has successfully delivered more than 2,000 kilograms of supply and equipment to the International Space Station on Feb. 24. Engineers quickly fixed an issue with the capsule's GPS system.
Space February 23, 2017
SpaceX postponed its Dragon capsule cargo resupply mission to the International Space Station because of a navigation software glitch, NASA said on Feb. 22. The mission will resume on Thursday, Feb. 23.
Space February 23, 2017
Officials from NASA and the U.S. Coast Guard have warned the public about falling debris from SpaceX's Falcon 9 rocket, which exploded and broke apart minutes after its launch from Cape Canaveral, Florida.
July 1, 2015
A Dragon space capsule, designed and built by SpaceX, has splashed down in the Pacific Ocean following a successful mission to the International Space Station. What was accomplished on this flight to the orbiting outpost?
Space May 21, 2015
Astronauts at the International Space Station will finally get to enjoy a cup of espresso. A specially designed Italian espresso machine is currently on its way to the orbital space facility aboard SpaceX's Dragon capsule.
Space April 16, 2015
Two giant robotic arms controlled by two different space agencies work in tandem for the first time on the International Space Station (ISS). Both the robotic arms completed the installation of an instrument that was recently sent to the ISS.
Space January 29, 2015
The Jan. 6 space mission will attempt to achieve what has never been achieved before: land the first stage of the Falcon 9 rocket on a floating platform in the ocean.
Space January 6, 2015
SpaceX Dragon capsule with almost 5,000 pounds of supplies arrived at the International Space Station. Capsule will spend a month attached to the ISS, then return to Earth for an ocean landing and recovery.
Space September 23, 2014