Falcon 9: News

13 Apr 2024


SpaceX achieves new milestone with 20th Falcon 9 re-flight

SpaceX has set a new benchmark in space technology by successfully launching its Falcon 9 rocket.

12 Apr 2024


SpaceX gearing up for historic 20th Falcon 9 launch

Elon Musk-owned SpaceX is gearing up to make history with the 20th launch of its Falcon 9 booster, the Booster 1062, today (April 12).

04 Feb 2024


SpaceX to launch NASA's PACE ocean-monitoring satellite on February 6

Get ready for SpaceX's upcoming launch of NASA's PACE satellite on Tuesday at 1:33am EST (12:03pm IST) from Cape Canaveral Space Force Station in Florida.

In a first, SpaceX's Falcon-9 to carry ISRO's satellite

For the first time, the Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) will use SpaceX's Falcon-9 heavy lift launcher to send its next-generation heavy communications satellite, GSAT-20, into space.

23 Dec 2023


SpaceX Falcon 9 breaks reusability record with its 19th launch

SpaceX has achieved a new milestone in rocket reusability by launching yet another set of 23 Starlink internet satellites into orbit using its Falcon 9 rocket.

03 Dec 2023


SpaceX launches yet another batch of Starlink satellites from Florida

SpaceX has made headlines again by launching 23 more Starlink satellites into orbit.

09 Nov 2023


SpaceX cleared for 29th cargo mission to ISS

SpaceX's 29th cargo mission to the International Space Station (ISS) has been given the green light for launch.

04 Nov 2023


SpaceX breaks rocket reuse record with 18th Falcon 9 mission

SpaceX has reached a new milestone in rocket reusability by launching a Falcon 9 rocket on its 18th mission.

21 Oct 2023


SpaceX to deploy 44 Starlink satellites today

SpaceX is gearing up to launch 21 Starlink internet satellites into orbit from California's Vandenberg Space Force Base at 12:47am PT (1:17pm IST) on Saturday.

18 Oct 2023


SpaceX to launch 22 Starlink satellites today

SpaceX is gearing up to launch a Falcon 9 rocket, carrying 22 Starlink internet satellites into orbit today.

05 Oct 2023


SpaceX completes 70th mission of 2023 with latest Starlink launch

SpaceX has scored a big win by launching 22 Starlink internet satellites into orbit, making it their 70th orbital mission this year.

29 Dec 2022


Year in review: Looking back at SpaceX's terrific 2022

2022 hasn't been a great year for Elon Musk-owned companies. From Twitter to Tesla to Boring Company, the struggles were evident.

12 Aug 2022


NASA's DART mission will try deflecting near-Earth asteroid next month

Have you ever been scared of news of asteroids hurtling toward Earth? Well, things are about to change for good as NASA's 'Double Asteroid Redirection Test' or DART is set to deflect an asteroid on September 26.

20 Jun 2022


SpaceX pulls a hat-trick, launches 3 rockets in 36 hours

SpaceX has pulled off an impressive feat by launching three rockets within a span of just over 36 hours.

06 Sep 2021


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.

09 Aug 2021


SpaceX may launch a satellite to display billboards in space

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

10 May 2021


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.

11 Apr 2021


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.

15 Mar 2021


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.

25 Jan 2021


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.

21 Jan 2021


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.

16 Nov 2020


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).

12 Nov 2020


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.

31 May 2020


#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.

26 May 2020


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.

07 Mar 2020


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.

20 Jan 2020


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.

30 Sep 2019


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.

06 Aug 2019


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.

22 Jul 2019


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.

26 Jun 2019


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.

24 May 2019


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.

13 Feb 2019


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.

26 Nov 2018


Elon Musk wants to move to Mars and live there

The mercurial Elon Musk has struck again.

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.

26 Mar 2018


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.

06 Mar 2018


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.

16 Feb 2018


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.

07 Feb 2018


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.

06 Feb 2018


SpaceX builds the most powerful rocket in the world

SpaceX is set to test launch what it is calling the most powerful operational rocket in the world.

02 Feb 2018


SpaceX meant to expend its rocket, ends up landing it

SpaceX's Falcon 9 rocket, which was supposed to be dispensed into the ocean after its launch, has "amazingly" survived its fall and is currently floating intact in the Atlantic Ocean.

10 Jan 2018


After US reportedly loses satellite, SpaceX defends its role

Responding to reports that it has lost a satellite on a classified mission, SpaceX claimed the Falcon 9 "did everything correctly" and contrary claims are "categorically false."

23 Dec 2017


Los Angeles rattled by 'UFO' sighting, turned out SpaceX rocket

Startled crowds in Los Angeles stopped short on Friday as an untraceable light streaked over California.

01 Jul 2017


SpaceX Competition? Tucson-based start-up to make cheaper rockets

Making small, cheaper rockets has always been a priority for the players of the competitive space launch market.

26 Jun 2017


SpaceX's Falcon 9 carries 10 communication satellites into space

SpaceX's Falcon 9 successfully launched into orbit from California on June 25, carrying with it 10 communications satellites.

16 May 2017


SpaceX's Falcon 9 launched satellite for in-flight Wi-Fi, mobile broadband

SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket has finally taken flight carrying the heavy Inmarsat communications satellite into orbit.

24 Oct 2016


Elon Musk's "Ask Me Anything" session on Reddit

Elon Musk, the CEO of SpaceX and Tesla, took to Reddit today for a question & answer session titled, "I am Elon Musk, ask me anything about becoming a spacefaring civ!"