Articles about Falcon 9

SpaceX greenlighted for launching four civilians into space next week

06 Sep 2021

Technology
SpaceX greenlighted for launching four civilians into space next week

Elon Musk announced plans to fly an all-civilian crew to space in February this year. Now, the mission is finally set to make history next week when a crew of four civilians will make a three-day trip around Earth.

SpaceX may launch a satellite to display billboards in space

09 Aug 2021

Technology
SpaceX may launch a satellite to display billboards in space

What's the one thing that you associate with commercialization? Well, advertisements!

SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket completes record 10th successful launch, landing

10 May 2021

Technology
SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket completes record 10th successful launch, landing

SpaceX CEO Elon Musk recently shared a historic achievement for SpaceX on Twitter. On May 9, a Falcon 9 rocket called B1051 successfully completed 10 launches and landings.

#WeirdNews: Musk's SpaceX is launching a Dogecoin-funded satellite to moon

10 May 2021

Technology
#WeirdNews: Musk's SpaceX is launching a Dogecoin-funded satellite to moon

After his Saturday Night Live gig was live-streamed on YouTube, a first for the show, SpaceX CEO Elon Musk plans to actually send Dogecoin to the moon.

NASA, SpaceX Crew-2 astronauts successfully embark on journey to ISS

23 Apr 2021

Technology
NASA, SpaceX Crew-2 astronauts successfully embark on journey to ISS

On April 23, NASA launched a crew of four astronauts on a flight to the International Space Station (ISS) without incident.

SpaceX won't 'catch' rocket components anymore, will go fishing instead

11 Apr 2021

Technology
SpaceX won't 'catch' rocket components anymore, will go fishing instead

Elon Musk's ambitious space exploration venture SpaceX has been all over the news lately for its Starlink satellite internet program, Crew Dragon missions, Falcon 9 payloads-transport rockets, and the notoriously explosive Starship test flights.

SpaceX Falcon 9's latest Starlink mission completes record ninth launch

15 Mar 2021

Technology
SpaceX Falcon 9's latest Starlink mission completes record ninth launch

SpaceX has launched yet another 60 Starlink internet satellites into orbit on Sunday. The satellites were deployed by the Falcon 9 rocket, which has made its record ninth launch to date.

SpaceX Starlink satellites featuring laser intercommunication enhance polar region coverage

27 Jan 2021

Technology
SpaceX Starlink satellites featuring laser intercommunication enhance polar region coverage

SpaceX launched 10 laser link-enabled Starlink satellites into polar orbit using its Transporter-1 dedicated rideshare mission on January 24.

SpaceX beats ISRO's record; Launches 143 satellites in one go

25 Jan 2021

Technology
SpaceX beats ISRO's record; Launches 143 satellites in one go

Elon Musk's commercial space endeavor SpaceX has smashed the Indian Space Research Organization's (ISRO) record for sending the most number of satellites in a single mission.

SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket launches 60 Starlink satellites into orbit

21 Jan 2021

Technology
SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket launches 60 Starlink satellites into orbit

SpaceX fired up its Falcon 9 rocket for the eighth time launching multiple Starlink satellites into orbit on Wednesday.

SpaceX's Crew Dragon 'Resilience' successfully launches 4 astronauts to ISS

16 Nov 2020

Technology
SpaceX's Crew Dragon 'Resilience' successfully launches 4 astronauts to ISS

Elon Musk-owned SpaceX has successfully launched four astronauts to the International Space Station (ISS) on its Crew Dragon 'Resilience' spacecraft—its first-ever operational space taxi flight for the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA).

NASA officially certifies SpaceX's Crew Dragon spacecraft for human spaceflights

12 Nov 2020

Technology
NASA officially certifies SpaceX's Crew Dragon spacecraft for human spaceflights

The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) of the US has officially certified Elon Musk-owned SpaceX to transport astronauts to and from the International Space Station (ISS) on its Crew Dragon capsule and Falcon 9 rocket.

SpaceX's Starship prototype flies, lands for the first time

05 Aug 2020

Technology
SpaceX's Starship prototype flies, lands for the first time

After months of pressure tests and development efforts, the prototype of SpaceX's Starship deep-space rocket has gotten off the ground.

Universal's $200 million budget to fuel Cruise-Musk's space film

02 Aug 2020

Entertainment
Universal's $200 million budget to fuel Cruise-Musk's space film

Brace for impact as Universal Pictures has agreed to fund actor Tom Cruise and tech giant Elon Musk's ambitious space movie with a $200 million budget.

Along with astronauts, SpaceX launched a 'glittery dinosaur' to ISS

31 May 2020

Technology
Along with astronauts, SpaceX launched a 'glittery dinosaur' to ISS

In the wee hours of Sunday, Elon Musk's SpaceX launched astronauts Bob Behnken and Doug Hurley on the historic #LaunchAmerica mission to the International Space Station.

#LaunchAmerica: SpaceX successfully launches astronauts for historic NASA mission

31 May 2020

Technology
#LaunchAmerica: SpaceX successfully launches astronauts for historic NASA mission

After canceling it on May 28 owing to bad weather, SpaceX has now successfully launched astronauts for NASA's historic #LaunchAmerica mission.

SpaceX-NASA historic crewed mission: Everything you need to know

26 May 2020

Technology
SpaceX-NASA historic crewed mission: Everything you need to know

On May 27, NASA astronauts Bob Behnken and Doug Hurley are scheduled to head up to the International Space Station as part of a crewed mission.

SpaceX will launch its 'space taxi' next year: Details here

07 Mar 2020

Technology
SpaceX will launch its 'space taxi' next year: Details here

Last year, American space agency NASA confirmed the plan to open the International Space Station (ISS) for commercial activities like tourism.

SpaceX's first-ever manned space mission happening soon, says Elon Musk

20 Jan 2020

Technology
SpaceX's first-ever manned space mission happening soon, says Elon Musk

Just recently, SpaceX demonstrated the capabilities of the launch escape system built into Crew Dragon, its dedicated spacecraft for manned flights.

Elon Musk's Starship will fly humans next year

30 Sep 2019

Technology
Elon Musk's Starship will fly humans next year

On Saturday, SpaceX founder Elon Musk gave an update on the development of his company's next-generation spacecraft - the Starship.

SpaceX's humongous new Starship prototype seen in pictures

22 Sep 2019

Technology
SpaceX's humongous new Starship prototype seen in pictures

Elon Musk's vision to make humans a multi-planetary species is coming to fruition with the development of his humongous rocket - the Starship.

SpaceX launches UberPool-like servce for launching satellites

06 Aug 2019

Technology
SpaceX launches UberPool-like servce for launching satellites

Elon Musk's SpaceX has launched an UberPool-like ride-sharing program to make space more accessible.

Chandrayaan-2, India's historic Moon mission, launches successfully

22 Jul 2019

India
Chandrayaan-2, India's historic Moon mission, launches successfully

After a long wait, the Indian Space Research Organization has successfully launched Chandrayaan-2, a landmark mission aimed at delivering a lander, rover, orbiter to the Moon.

Chandrayaan-2 launch: How to watch India's historic Moon mission

14 Jul 2019

Technology
Chandrayaan-2 launch: How to watch India's historic Moon mission

In the early hours of July 15, the Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) will embark on a historic journey.

Elon Musk's SpaceX will launch NASA's black hole spacecraft

10 Jul 2019

Technology
Elon Musk's SpaceX will launch NASA's black hole spacecraft

Elon Musk's SpaceX has bagged the contract to launch Imaging X-ray Polarimetry Explorer (IXPE), a groundbreaking mission for NASA.

Elon Musk reveals plans to drink coffee on Mars

26 Jun 2019

Business
Elon Musk reveals plans to drink coffee on Mars

SpaceX CEO Elon Musk on Monday pulled off the "toughest launch ever" of the company's Falcon Heavy rocket, but that's not what we are here to talk about.

SpaceX to offer internet from space, launches 60 'Starlink' satellites

24 May 2019

Technology
SpaceX to offer internet from space, launches 60 'Starlink' satellites

After years of development and approvals, SpaceX's ambitious plan to deliver internet from space is finally coming to life.

How much will a Mars trip cost you? Musk answers

13 Feb 2019

Technology
How much will a Mars trip cost you? Musk answers

Elon Musk's vision of colonizing Mars is no secret, but the question of how much a trip to Mars would cost an average person has long been looming heavy.

Elon Musk wants to move to Mars and live there

26 Nov 2018

World
Elon Musk wants to move to Mars and live there

The mercurial Elon Musk has struck again.

NASA bids 'goodnight' to the planet-hunting Kepler space telescope

18 Nov 2018

Technology
NASA bids 'goodnight' to the planet-hunting Kepler space telescope

After almost a decade of service, NASA's planet-hunting Kepler space telescope has gone to sleep for good.

Virgin Galactic's first manned spaceflight is just weeks away: Branson

13 Oct 2018

Technology
Virgin Galactic's first manned spaceflight is just weeks away: Branson

Gear up, space tourists! Richard Branson's Virgin Galactic is just weeks away from reaching space.

The world's biggest aeroplane, Stratolaunch, will carry rockets into space

23 Aug 2018

Technology
The world's biggest aeroplane, Stratolaunch, will carry rockets into space

In what is possibly the most audacious flying machine ever designed, Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen, on August 20, unveiled Stratolaunch - the world's biggest aeroplane.

Sunita Williams among 9 astronauts to fly SpaceX, Boeing commercial-rockets

04 Aug 2018

World
Sunita Williams among 9 astronauts to fly SpaceX, Boeing commercial-rockets

Indian-origin US astronaut Sunita Williams is among the nine astronauts named by NASA who will fly the first missions into space on commercially provided rockets and capsules, built and operated by The Boeing Company and SpaceX, starting next year.

NASA sent 20 mice astronauts to space, here's why

02 Jul 2018

Technology
NASA sent 20 mice astronauts to space, here's why

Space exposure poses myriad health risks to Earth-dwellers, including the likes of vision loss, cancer, and psychological ailments.

SpaceX bags $130 million contract from the US Air Force

22 Jun 2018

Business
SpaceX bags $130 million contract from the US Air Force

SpaceX has landed a $130 million contract with the US Air Force to launch an Air Force satellite using its Falcon Heavy rocket.

SpaceX's Falcon 9 created a giant hole in the ionosphere

26 Mar 2018

Technology
SpaceX's Falcon 9 created a giant hole in the ionosphere

A group of researchers have determined that SpaceX's Falcon 9 rocket, launched in August 2017 (the Formosat-5 mission), created a gigantic circular shock wave, carving a nearly 900-km-wide hole into the plasma of the ionosphere.

SpaceX successfully launches Falcon 9 rocket for the 50th time

06 Mar 2018

Technology
SpaceX successfully launches Falcon 9 rocket for the 50th time

In yet another high-profile liftoff, SpaceX has launched its reusable Falcon 9 rocket for the 50th time from its launch pad in Cape Canaveral, Florida.

SpaceX to launch its first internet satellites this week

16 Feb 2018

Technology
SpaceX to launch its first internet satellites this week

Ahead of its proposed plans, SpaceX is set to launch its first internet satellites on February 17th that will put two test satellites, Microsat 2a and 2b, into the orbit.

SpaceX successfully launches world's most powerful operational rocket

07 Feb 2018

Technology
SpaceX successfully launches world's most powerful operational rocket

SpaceX has successfully and seamlessly launched the most powerful operational rocket in the world called Falcon Heavy.