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SpaceX Successfully Launches Crew Dragon With Test Dummy

SpaceX finally launched the Crew Dragon capsule for the first time, and it is heading for the ISS. On board is a sensor-equipped dummy named Ripley, after the 'Alien' movies.

Space March 2, 2019

Falcon 9 Update: SpaceX Still Looking For Exact Cause Of Explosion But On Track With Other Launches

Falcon 9 investigations are making progress in understanding the causes behind the September explosion. According to the SpaceX team, the helium load may have been responsible for the mishap.

Space October 29, 2016

NASA Orders SpaceX Mission To International Space Station

The mission will launch astronauts from U.S. soil in 2017, marking the first NASA-ordered mission for SpaceX.

FUTURE TECH November 23, 2015

This Week In Space: Explosions In Our Sky And Our Sun

It was a rough week for space research in light of the failure of SpaceX's latest mission, but there were still wonders to be found in the night sky and our sun. Plus, the arts and sciences collided with the announcement of plans to send fine art to the moon for the first time.

Space July 3, 2015

SpaceX Falcon 9 Reusable Rocket: Smooth Launch, Rough Landing

SpaceX first attempt to experiment with reusable rockets fails, but it’s not so bad. Firebrand CEO Elon Musk is more than willing to try again.

Space January 10, 2015

SpaceX Daringly Aims to Land Rocket on Floating Ocean Platform

A Falcon 9 rocket is scheduled to land on a platform at sea for the first time. What could this mean for the future of the private space program.

Space December 10, 2014

SpaceX CRS-4 launch to deliver 3D printer to ISS cancelled due to bad weather

SpaceX's Falcon 9 rocket launch was foiled on Saturday because of poor weather conditions, and with it onboard was a Dragon spacecraft. Find out when the next launch is.

Space September 20, 2014

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