Falcon 9: News
29 Dec 2022SpaceX
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 2022Asteroid
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 2022SpaceX
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 2021Netflix
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 2021SpaceX
SpaceX may launch a satellite to display billboards in space
What's the one thing that you associate with commercialization? Well, advertisements!
10 May 2021SpaceX
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 2021SpaceX
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 2021SpaceX
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 2021SpaceX
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 2021SpaceX
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 2020SpaceX
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 2020SpaceX
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 2020SpaceX
#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 2020SpaceX
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 2020SpaceX
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 2020SpaceX
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 2019SpaceX
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 2019SpaceX
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 2019Moon
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 2019Twitter
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 2019SpaceX
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 2019SpaceX
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 2018SpaceX
Elon Musk wants to move to Mars and live there
The mercurial Elon Musk has struck again.
02 Jul 2018International Space Station (ISS)
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 2018SpaceX
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 2018SpaceX
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 2018California
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 2018SpaceX
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 2018SpaceX
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 2018SpaceX
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 2018SpaceX
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 2017California
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 2017SpaceX
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 2017SpaceX
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 2017SpaceX
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.
02 May 2017Boeing
SpaceX's second attempt pays off, military satellite launch successful
Space Center, Florida.
21 Mar 2017SpaceX
SpaceX identifies four landing spots on Mars
Elon Musk's SpaceX, in collaboration with scientists at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory and other organisations, has identified four landing regions on Mars for its spacecraft, including a "particularly promising" one.
20 Feb 2017SpaceX
SpaceX Mars mission pushed back
SpaceX president Gwynne Shotwell stated that the company would launch its Red Dragon robotic mission to Mars in 2020, instead of 2018 as was declared by Elon Musk last year.
24 Oct 2016Reddit
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!"
28 Sep 2016SpaceX
SpaceX launches Interplanetary Transport System to colonize Mars
SpaceX published the video that details its long-awaited "Interplanetary Transport System" showing the company's new rocket- BFR "Big Fucking Rocket" and its interplanetary spaceship- the BFS, or "Big Fucking Spaceship."