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SpaceX Pushes Back Starlink Satellite Launch To Feb. 21 For Further Testing

SpaceX’s Falcon 9 launch, which will blast Starlink broadband satellites and a radar-imaging satellite called Paz into space, has been delayed. From Feb. 18, the launch has been pushed to Feb. 21.

Space February 20, 2018

Successful SpaceX Falcon Heavy Launch Opens Up More Asteroid Mining Opportunities

The successful launch of the SpaceX Falcon Heavy rocket may have opened up more asteroid mining opportunities, according to an astrophysics researcher. Will the venture soon prove to be possible, or will it remain a concept for many more years?

Space February 19, 2018

Where Is Starman And His Tesla Roadster Right This Very Moment? Here’s How To Track Them

An engineer has created a website to keep track of where Starman and his Tesla Roadster is going. He even says they could return to Earth after several decades.

Space February 19, 2018

SpaceX Starlink Network Of Satellites To Beam Superfast Internet From Space

The FCC initially approved Elon Musk's latest endeavor to blanket the Earth with a network of satellites called 'Constellation.' These satellites in low-Earth orbit will beam superfast internet to bridge America's internet divide.

Space February 17, 2018

Where In The Galaxy Is Elon Musk's Roadster Now? Here's An Update

Elon Musk's red Tesla Roadster is out there in space, and today is the last Earth is going to see it. The car and its passenger, the SpaceX Starman, will sink into deep space today on board the Falcon Heavy.

Space February 14, 2018

SpaceX To Launch Test Internet Satellites Aboard Falcon 9 Rocket

Elon Musk’s SpaceX company is launching two test internet satellites aboard a Falcon 9 rocket on Saturday, Feb. 17. What makes these satellites different from those currently at geostationary orbit?

Space February 13, 2018

What's Next For SpaceX After Falcon Heavy's First Successful Launch?

After launching the world’s most powerful rocket, what other tricks does SpaceX have up its sleeve? Well, Falcon Heavy was just a start, as the company has been building something even bigger in preparation for Mars.

Space February 12, 2018

Falcon Heavy A Hoax? Flat Earthers Imply Recent SpaceX Launch Was Faked

The Flat Earth Society does not directly say that the launch was faked, but many flat earthers are pretty peeved with the latest launch. The society warns the public to 'exercise caution' when it comes to the internet.

Space February 10, 2018

SpaceX Falcon Heavy Rocket Appears For Sale On Craigslist

SpaceX completed a milestone achievement yesterday with the launch of its Falcon Heavy rocket. Now one of the rockets used to launch it into space has appeared on Craigslist.

Space February 7, 2018

Success Of SpaceX Falcon Heavy Rocket Launch Signals Milestone for Commercial Space Technology

After the SpaceX’s successful launch of its flagship rocket Falcon Heavy, Elon Musk is setting sights on building the Big Falcon Rocket. The BFR, as Musk claims, will take man to the moon

Space February 7, 2018

SpaceX Succeeds In First Launch Of Falcon Heavy Rocket

On Tuesday, Feb. 6, SpaceX completed its first successful test launch of the Falcon Heavy rocket. Falcon Heavy could be described as a turbocharged version of the Falcon 9 rocket.

Space February 6, 2018

Here's How You Can Watch The SpaceX Falcon Heavy Rocket Launch

SpaceX is all set to launch the Falcon Heavy rocket on Tuesday, Feb. 6. Here are the best ways to watch the momentous event live.

Space February 5, 2018

SpaceX Sets Schedule Of First Falcon Heavy Rocket Launch

SpaceX CEO Elon Musk announced that the Falcon Heavy will launch on Feb. 6. This giant rocket can send nearly three times as much payload into orbit for every mission.

Space January 29, 2018

Lost NASA Satellite Found After A Decade By Amateur Astronomer

After over 10 years of being "lost in space," NASA's IMAGE satellite finally phoned home. It was discovered by an amateur astronomer who was looking for signals from Zuma.

Space January 28, 2018

Virgin Galactic’s VSS Unity Spaceplane Pilots Complete Fastest Glide Test

Richard Branson has announced Virgin Galactic's VSS Unity spaceplane successfully completed its fastest glide flight to date. This means Branson is well on his way to making his dreams of going to space a reality.

Space January 15, 2018

NASA Commercial Flights Will Launch Later This Year, Final Stages of Spacecraft Development Underway

NASA targets August 2018 as the schedule of its first commercial crew mission. The next generation spacecrafts made by Boeing and SpaceX are in the final stages of development and evaluation.

Space January 15, 2018

SpaceX Dragon Capsule Splashes Down In Pacific Ocean After Space Station Supply Delivery

The SpaceX Dragon cargo ship successfully returned to Earth after a month-long delivery mission. This positive development came amid controversy over the missing Zuma satellite.

Space January 14, 2018

What Happened to Zuma Satellite After SpaceX Launch?

SpaceX said suggestions that the spy satellite Zuma has been lost are categorically false. The company's future launches will proceed as scheduled, including the much-anticipated maiden flight of Falcon Heavy.

Space January 10, 2018

SpaceX Falcon 9 Zuma Mission Failed, Rumors Say: Fate Of Mysterious Satellite Unknown

SpaceX successfully landed the first stage of the Falcon 9, but the fate of its mysterious Zuma payload remains unknown. The space exploration company is now setting its sights on the debut launch of the Falcon Heavy.

Space January 9, 2018

SpaceX Cuts Live Broadcast Of Falcon 9 Launch To Protect Zuma Mission Secret

The Zuma mission was always kept under covers, with only limited details revealed to the public. So far, its payload was only classified as restricted and was commissioned by an unknown U.S. agency.

Space January 8, 2018

NASA Ties With SpaceX, Boeing To Launch Astronauts To Space Again

The U.S. space agency has collaborated with SpaceX and Boeing to launch crewed missions to the space station. The tie-up will enable NASA to send astronauts from the United States.

Space January 7, 2018

SpaceX Falcon Heavy Rocket Debut May Be Delayed After Falcon 9 Launch With Mysterious Zuma Payload Pushed Back Again

A drone video showcases the SpaceX Falcon Heavy as it towers over Cape Canaveral. The rocket's debut may be delayed though, as the secretive Falcon 9 Zuma mission was again pushed back.

Space January 5, 2018

SpaceX Starts 2018 With Falcon 9 Rocket Launch For Classified Zuma Mission

SpaceX had once again delayed the launch of the Falcon 9 for the Zuma mission. While they explained the reason for the recent postponement, the company remains silent about the mission’s details. What will the rocket carry?

Space January 3, 2018

The SpaceX Falcon Heavy Rocket Will Really Send Elon Musk's Tesla Roadster To Mars

SpaceX CEO Elon Musk previously said that the Falcon Heavy rocket will carry his own Tesla Roadster to Mars. New images reveal that Musk wasn't kidding, as the electric vehicle is being prepared to hitch a ride to space.

Space December 28, 2017

Photographer Captures Amazing Time-Lapse Of SpaceX Falcon 9 Rocket Launch

On the night of the SpaceX rocket launch, Jesse Watson was rolling his time-lapse cameras from a hill in Arizona. What he captured left even his fellow photographers in awe.

Space December 27, 2017

SpaceX Rocket Launch Leaves Glowing Cloud Mistaken As Proof Of UFO

The Falcon 9 launch left a mysterious light in Southern California’s sky. It stirred panic among residents who wrongly thought it was an alien sighting.

Space December 25, 2017

Russia Announces Plan To Build Luxury Hotel On International Space Station

A proposal submitted to Russia’s Roscosmos calls for a space tourism module. It included a design plan for a four-room luxury space hotel.

Space December 23, 2017

SpaceX Delivers Dragon Capsule Payload To The International Space Station: Christmas Presents, Mice, And More Fly Into Space

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

SpaceX To Make 4,800-Pound Delivery To ISS With Reused Falcon 9 Rocket, Dragon Cargo Capsule

SpaceX will make a 4,800-pound delivery to the International Space Station this December, using a reused Falcon 9 rocket and a Dragon spacecraft. This marks the first time the company will launch with a refurbished booster and capsule.

Space December 12, 2017

The International Space Station Will Soon Get A New Tool To Protect Itself From Space Junk

SpaceX's Dragon spacecraft will go on a resupply service mission next week to the International Space Station. Included in the cargo is the Space Debris Sensor, which will provide additional protection to the space station from space debris.

Space December 8, 2017

SpaceX Falcon Heavy Rocket To Launch Elon Musk’s Tesla Roadster To Mars Orbit

American aerospace company SpaceX is going to launch the Falcon Heavy in January. CEO Elon Musk said that he will send personal Tesla Roadster as the payload.

Space December 3, 2017

SpaceX Mars-colonization Rocket May Help Chase Interstellar Asteroid

The Initiative for Interstellar Studies announced the Project Lyra mission to study the interstellar asteroid ‘Oumuamua’. The research team suggested SpaceX's Big Falcon Rocket as one of the options that can be used to reach the asteroid.

Space November 29, 2017

SpaceX Set To Launch Mysterious Zuma Mission: How To Watch

SpaceX is scheduled to launch the Falcon 9 and Zuma from Cape Canaveral after several delays. What do we know about the secretive Zuma mission?

Space November 16, 2017

SpaceX Rocket Engine Explodes During Texas Test

A SpaceX rocket engine exploded on Nov. 4 at a test facility in Texas. A 'thorough investigation' into the primary cause of the explosion is now underway, said the company in a statement.

Space November 9, 2017

SpaceX Successfully Lands Another Rocket After Launching Korean Communication Satellite

SpaceX has successfully launched the Koreasat-5A satellite on a Falcon 9 rocket. The first stage of the rocket saw it landing on a drone ship, and the second stage saw it launching the satellite into geostationary orbit.

Space October 31, 2017

Elon Musk Wants People To Travel City-To-City Using Rockets: Is This Even Possible?

SpaceX might use rockets as a viable city-to-city traveling vehicle. Elon Musk has proposed that its upcoming BFR rocket would double as a commercial rocket ship for New Yorkers who want to reach Shanghai in 30 minutes.

Space September 30, 2017

Elon Musk Reveals SpaceX’s Full Spacesuit Design In A New Photo

Elon Musk has shared yet another photo of SpaceX’s spacesuit, this time showing the full-body design. The suit is what astronauts will wear when they travel from Earth to the International Space Station.

Space September 9, 2017

SpaceX Rocket Launches Taiwan's Earth-Observation Satellite From California

SpaceX successfully launches FORMOSAT-5 satellite aboard its Falcon9 rocket on Aug. 24. Taiwan’s satellite will observe the Earth’s terrain and atmosphere for natural disaster management.

Space August 26, 2017

Elon Musk Unveils The Official SpaceX Spacesuit That’s Seemingly Inspired By Sci-Fi

SpaceX is scheduled to send astronauts to the International Space Station sometime in the near future. Elon Musk has shared a photo of what they’re going to wear.

Space August 24, 2017

Africa Enters Space Race With Ghana’s First Satellite Now Orbiting Our Planet

GhanaSat-1, Ghana’s first satellite, has recently started to orbit around Earth. Learn more about the launch of the satellite technology funded by the Japan space agency and which is heralding Africa's entry to the space race.

Space August 8, 2017

Elon Musk Says He Has Verbal Approval To Begin Work On Hyperloop Train Tunnel From New York To DC

He's conquered space and electric cars, so what's Elon Musk's next step? Well, it looks like the billionaire will begin work on high-speed rail to connect two of America's largest cities.

Business Tech July 21, 2017

SpaceX Is Rethinking How It Will Get To Mars, But Elon Musk Still Wants A Lunar City

SpaceX's Elon Musk has said his company is having to rethink the landing systems for their Dragon spacecraft. Mars isn't out of the question, but first, he wants a base on the moon.

Space July 19, 2017

SpaceX Shoots For Third Falcon 9 Launch In Barely 2 Weeks

Blasting off from the Kennedy Space Center of NASA in Florida this Sunday, July 2, the third Falcon 9 rocket mission will carry an Intelsat communications satellite to space. Here are the details on this SpaceX launch.

Space June 28, 2017

SpaceX's Second Falcon 9 Rocket Landing A Success: Blasts Into Space, Returns Within 48 Hours

SpaceX has successfully launched and landed a second Falcon 9 rocket just two days after a previous launch, which was also successful. SpaceX’s success in reusing rockets bodes significant things for aerospace engineering and space travel.

Space June 25, 2017

SpaceX Launches Bulgaria's First Communications Satellite Into Orbit

SpaceX launched Bulgarias's first communications satellite using a previously flown Falcon 9 booster. BulgariaSat-1 will provide television and data-communications services during its 15-year mission.

Space June 24, 2017

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