A propellant leak turned out to be the cause of the SpaceX Crew Dragon spacecraft explosion last April. SpaceX and NASA revealed all the details about the unexpected accident.
Space July 17, 2019
SpaceX Dragon cargo spacecraft's resupply mission will proceed next week, according to a spokesperson from NASA. The confirmation came a few days after SpaceX's Crew Dragon had experienced an "anomaly" while performing static fire tests of its abort engines.
Space April 23, 2019
SpaceX's 'super high tech zero-g indicator' plushie has sold out, according to its maker Celestial Buddies. The company promised that the famous toy will go back in stock in April.
Space March 12, 2019
The Russian space corporation Roscosmos has issued congratulatory messages to its colleagues at NASA after the Crew Dragon's launch and docking. However, the Russians do not seem ecstatic for the mission's success.
Space March 9, 2019
The Crew Dragon is set to return to Earth after five days of being docked to the International Space Station. It now has to prove that it can safely return home in one piece.
Space March 8, 2019
SpaceX's Crew Dragon is seen in the photo approaching the International Station on Sunday, March 3. The vehicle is scheduled to undock and return back to Earth on Friday, March 8.
Space March 7, 2019
Elon Musk sets his sights toward the moon following Saturday's successful Crew Dragon launch to the ISS. During the post-launch press conference, he hinted that SpaceX's partnership with NASA could go beyond Earth's low orbit.
Space March 4, 2019
Boeing's CST-100 Starliner will make its first test flight to the International Space Station next month. Named Orbital Flight Test, this space mission will launch on United Launch Alliance's Atlas V rocket from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida.
Space February 2, 2019
Due to the government shutdown, the scheduled uncrewed test flight of SpaceX's Crew Dragon spaceship this month might be delayed. CEO Elon Musk tweeted that the launch will take place next month.
Space January 7, 2019
The private spaceflight company had a landing and patient-loading rehearsal recently in preparation for the Crew Dragon's first manned flight next year. The project is part of NASA's Commercial Crew Program.
Space November 6, 2018
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 has rescheduled its manned Dragon capsule launch from 2017 to 2018. This is to give the company enough time to implement the necessary changes to its program following the Falcon 9 rocket explosion in September.
Space December 15, 2016
NASA has ordered a second crew delivery mission to the International Space Station from SpaceX. The mission order is the fourth and final one under the Commercial Crew Transportation Capability contracts the space agency has with the company.
Space August 1, 2016
A video shows SpaceX's Crew Dragon during its hover test. The 5-second hover test shows that the company is on its way to achieving propulsive landing which means that when astronauts would ride the capsule, they wouldn't need parachutes to land.
Space January 25, 2016
Crew Dragon is about to reach its final stages of construction. SpaceX lets the public take a sneak peek of its chic interiors through a newly released footage.
Space September 12, 2015
New footage of SpaceX's Pad Abort Test for the Crew Dragon capsule has been released to the public on Friday. The video shows the testing of the spacecraft's abort system designed to ensure the safety of the crew during a failed launch.
Space May 23, 2015
SpaceX takes a step closer to NASA certification as the company successfully tests the Crew Dragon, a spacecraft fitted with an escape feature for astronauts.
Space May 8, 2015