SpaceX: News

Space Exploration Technologies Corp. or simply SpaceX is an aerospace manufacturer founded by technology entrepreneur Elon Musk. It was established in 2002 keeping in mind the colonization of Mars, but at a reduced space transportation cost. Headquartered in California, this private company is set to see its first manned space flight taking off for the International Space Station on May 27. The mission named Demo-2 will have NASA astronauts Bob Behnken and Doug Hurley aboard its spacecraft, the Crew Dragon. If it happens, it’s going to bring a revolution in the domain of space privatization. SpaceX is also the largest commercial satellite constellation operator globally with the third launch of the Starlink project in January this year.

17 Apr 2024

Elon Musk

Musk to engage with space tech start-ups during India visit

SpaceX CEO Elon Musk, is scheduled to meet with emerging space tech start-ups from India, during his visit to the country on April 22.

16 Apr 2024

NASA

NASA seeks faster, more affordable Mars sample return to Earth

NASA is actively seeking a more economical and swifter method to retrieve samples from Mars due to budgetary restrictions.

15 Apr 2024

Google

Google Pixel 9 set to incorporate iPhone-like Emergency SOS feature

Google's upcoming Pixel 9 will include a feature similar to Apple's Emergency SOS, according to Android Authority.

13 Apr 2024

Elon Musk

SpaceX's Starship set to reach new heights for Mars missions

SpaceX's Starship, currently the world's largest rocket, is set to become even larger.

13 Apr 2024

Falcon 9

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

Falcon 9

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 Apr 2024

China

Alibaba considering reusable rockets for express deliveries across the globe

Space Epoch, a Chinese rocket manufacturer, has announced its partnership with Alibaba's e-commerce platform, Taobao, to revolutionize cargo deliveries.

01 Apr 2024

Elon Musk

'Dangerous illusion': Top UK astronomer criticizes Musk's Mars colonization plan

Elon Musk, CEO of SpaceX, has come under criticism for his ambitious plan to establish a one-million-strong colony on Mars by 2050.

22 Mar 2024

Starship

High demand for SpaceX's Starship ceramic tiles on eBay

SpaceX has launched three fully-stacked Starship prototypes into orbit so far.

17 Mar 2024

US Government

Elon Musk's SpaceX building spy satellite network for US government

SpaceX is working on a top-secret project to build a network of spy satellites for the US, Reuters has reported, citing sources familiar with the program.

16 Mar 2024

Elon Musk

SpaceX employees cannot sell stocks if they breach company policies

SpaceX imposes unique conditions on its employees' stock awards, leaked internal documents viewed by TechCrunch have revealed.

14 Mar 2024

Starship

SpaceX Starship third test flight today: Launch timings, streaming details

SpaceX, the space exploration company owned by Elon Musk, is preparing for its third test flight of the Starship rocket today.

07 Mar 2024

Elon Musk

SpaceX sued by employee for allegedly promoting serial sexual abuse

A SpaceX employee, named Michelle Dopak, has filed a lawsuit against the company.

SpaceX launches Crew 8 to ISS for six-month science mission

Today, a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket took off from Florida, carrying three American astronauts and a Russian cosmonaut, to the International Space Station (ISS) for a six-month scientific mission.

18 Feb 2024

Elon Musk

SpaceX eyes Cape Canaveral's SLC-37 launch pad for Starship launches

SpaceX is looking to take control of Space Launch Complex 37 (SLC-37) at Cape Canaveral Space Force Station, Florida.

15 Feb 2024

Moon

Odysseus spacecraft launched by SpaceX blasts off to the Moon

SpaceX made history today by launching the Nova-C lunar lander, "Odysseus," created by private aerospace firm, Intuitive Machines.

15 Feb 2024

Elon Musk

Elon Musk's SpaceX fined for worker safety violations in US

SpaceX, Elon Musk's aerospace company, has been fined $3,600 (roughly Rs. 3 lakh) by US worker safety officials.

15 Feb 2024

Elon Musk

Elon Musk's SpaceX moves incorporation from Delaware to Texas

SpaceX CEO Elon Musk has revealed that the company has shifted its state of incorporation from Delaware to Texas, in the US.

12 Feb 2024

Elon Musk

Mapping out plan to colonize Mars, says Elon Musk

Elon Musk, the visionary billionaire and founder of SpaceX, wants to move one million people to Mars.

05 Feb 2024

Elon Musk

Elon Musk urged to go to rehab, claims WSJ

Last month, the Wall Street Journal made allegations of Tesla and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk's involvement with illegal drugs, including MDMA, and cocaine.

04 Feb 2024

NASA

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.

01 Feb 2024

Elon Musk

SpaceX to launch private space station Starlab before 2030

SpaceX is teaming up with Voyager Space and Airbus, to launch a private space station called Starlab into orbit, using just one Starship rocket.

08 Jan 2024

Elon Musk

'Not even trace quantities': Elon Musk denies drug use allegations

Elon Musk, the CEO of SpaceX and Tesla, has refuted claims of using illegal drugs like LSD, cocaine, ecstasy, and ketamine.

07 Jan 2024

Elon Musk

Musk was probably 'under influence' when tweeting about Tesla's privatization

In August 2018, Elon Musk shocked Tesla shareholders when he tweeted about "considering" taking the company private.

04 Jan 2024

Elon Musk

SpaceX illegally fired workers critical of Elon Musk: US agency

The United States' National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) has accused SpaceX of illegally firing eight employees who shared a letter criticizing CEO Elon Musk as a "distraction and embarrassment."

03 Jan 2024

Latest Tech News

How Starlink's 'Direct-to-Cell' satellite connectivity service for smartphones works

SpaceX has successfully launched 21 Starlink satellites aboard the Falcon 9 rocket today, including six with groundbreaking Direct-to-Cell technology.

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.

29 Dec 2023

China

Everything we know about China's G60 Starlink satellite project

China has kicked off production of its second low-earth satellite mega constellation, G60 Starlink, in Shanghai.

23 Dec 2023

Falcon 9

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.

21 Dec 2023

Starship

SpaceX performs key test on Starship rocket before third flight

SpaceX is planning the third test flight for its colossal Starship rocket.

19 Dec 2023

Starship

SpaceX prepares for Starship's third flight: What tests are pending?

SpaceX is preparing for the third test flight of its Starship rocket.

17 Dec 2023

Elon Musk

Elon Musk-owned private jets took 440+ flights in 2023

Elon Musk's private jets flew a staggering 441 times, clocking over 1,161 hours in the air as of December 14, 2023, according to the data shared by jet-tracking site JetSpy.

03 Dec 2023

Falcon 9

SpaceX launches yet another batch of Starlink satellites from Florida

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

28 Nov 2023

Elon Musk

'No choice but to kill': Elon Musk on Israel-Hamas war

SpaceX and Tesla CEO Elon Musk met Israeli President Isaac Herzog on Monday (local time) and discussed the Israel-Hamas war, which has claimed over 16,000 lives in both Israel and Gaza.

22 Nov 2023

Starship

Key milestones SpaceX achieved during Starship's second test flight

On November 18, the world's most powerful rocket, Starship flew on its second-ever test flight. SpaceX's colossal Starship rocket comprises the Super Heavy booster and an upper stage also called Starship.

21 Nov 2023

Starship

SpaceX Starship to fly again in 3 to 4 weeks

SpaceX CEO Elon Musk revealed that the colossal Starship rocket will fly again, on its third flight, in about 'three to four weeks.'

18 Nov 2023

Starship

Starship enters space, but SpaceX loses contact; launch presumed failed

SpaceX on Saturday launched Starship, the largest and most powerful rocket in the world, on its second test flight. The lift-off happened from the company's Starbase facility in Texas.

17 Nov 2023

Starship

SpaceX postpones Starship test flight to Saturday: Know why

SpaceX has postponed the second test flight of its colossal Starship rocket to November 18, to replace a component of the rocket.

16 Nov 2023

Starship

SpaceX to launch Starship rocket again tomorrow: How to watch

The US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has granted SpaceX a license to conduct the second test flight of its next-generation Starship rocket in Texas.

14 Nov 2023

Starship

Everything we know about SpaceX Starship's upcoming test flight

SpaceX aims to send its powerful Starship rocket on its second test flight as early as November 17.

12 Nov 2023

Foxconn

iPhone-maker Foxconn launches satellites on SpaceX rocket: What it means

Foxconn has launched two prototype low-Earth orbit (LEO) satellites aboard a SpaceX rocket from Vandenberg Space Force Base, California.

09 Nov 2023

NASA

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.

07 Nov 2023

Space News

SpaceX is gearing up for 80th orbital mission of 2023 

SpaceX is all set for its 80th orbital mission this year.

04 Nov 2023

Elon Musk

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.

03 Nov 2023

NASA

NASA's laser communications system to launch on November 9

SpaceX and NASA have pushed the launch of their CRS-29 mission to the International Space Station (ISS) to November 9.

01 Nov 2023

Starship

What's holding up SpaceX Starship's next launch attempt

The FAA (Federal Aviation Administration) has wrapped up its safety analysis of SpaceX's colossal Starship rocket, evaluating the potential hazards that could affect public welfare and property during the rocket's launch.

23 Oct 2023

Europe

SpaceX to launch Europe's navigation and communication satellites

SpaceX is set to launch up to four of Europe's key navigation and secure communication satellites into orbit, as reported by The Wall Street Journal.

22 Oct 2023

Space News

What is Starlink's direct-to-cell service, launching next year

In August 2022, SpaceX and T-Mobile partnered to provide coverage from space with direct-to-cell connectivity.

21 Oct 2023

Falcon 9

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

Falcon 9

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.

17 Oct 2023

Starship

SpaceX Starship stacked for launch rehearsal, awaits FAA license

SpaceX has successfully stacked its latest Starship prototype, the upper stage Ship 25, on top of Booster 9, at the Starbase facility in South Texas.

13 Oct 2023

NASA

NASA's Psyche mission to explore metal asteroid takes to space

NASA has kicked off a mission to explore a mysterious metallic world by launching the Psyche spacecraft on a SpaceX Falcon Heavy rocket.

13 Oct 2023

NASA

NASA's Psyche mission to explore asteroid worth trillions of dollars 

NASA is ready to launch its Psyche mission today to investigate the metal-rich asteroid called Psyche, located 3.5 billion kilometers away between Mars and Jupiter.

12 Oct 2023

NASA

NASA's Psyche mission delayed to October 13: Here's why

NASA has pushed the launch of its Psyche asteroid mission to Friday, October 13, at 10:19am EDT (7:49pm IST) due to unfavorable weather conditions coming from the Gulf of Mexico.

06 Oct 2023

Amazon

Amazon's first internet satellites to launch today: How to watch

Amazon is taking a giant leap with the launch of its first two test internet satellites, called KuiperSat-1 and KuiperSat-2.

05 Oct 2023

Amazon

Rivaling SpaceX, Amazon to launch its first internet satellites tomorrow

Amazon is gearing up to launch its first two Kuiper satellites, KuiperSat-1 and KuiperSat-2, on October 6 as part of its Protoflight mission.

05 Oct 2023

Falcon 9

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 Sep 2023

NASA

Exploring 'new type of world': Everything about NASA's Psyche mission

NASA is looking forward to launching its Psyche spacecraft on October 5. It will take off aboard a SpaceX Falcon Heavy rocket from the Kennedy Space Center in Florida.

20 Sep 2023

Space News

SpaceX's Falcon 9 rocket sets reuse record with 17th launch

SpaceX's Falcon 9 rocket has set a new record, launching for the 17th time.

15 Sep 2023

Starship

SpaceX's mega-rocket Starship could launch for second time in October

SpaceX is readying Starship, the world's most powerful rocket, for its second test flight.

13 Sep 2023

Starship

SpaceX Starship inches closer to second test flight

SpaceX has addressed all required "corrective actions" for its Starship vehicle ahead of its upcoming test flight, according to CEO Elon Musk.

09 Sep 2023

Space News

SpaceX launches Falcon 9 rocket with 22 Starlink satellites

SpaceX has achieved a new milestone by launching 22 more Starlink internet satellites into orbit, marking the company's record-extending 63rd launch of 2023. The previous record was set in 2022 with 61 launches.

08 Sep 2023

Starship

Starship spotted from space ahead of crucial test flight

SpaceX's Starship, the world's most powerful rocket, is currently being prepared for its second test flight. The company is waiting for approval from the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA).