SpaceX Test Fires a Raptor Engine, Simulating a Lunar Landing

When NASA astronauts return to the surface of the Moon in the Artemis III mission, the plan is to use…

2 weeks ago

Crew-7 Reaches the International Space Station

SpaceX Crew-7, the next group of four astronauts, are now on board the International Space Station, and this diverse crew…

1 month ago

Even Though They’re Bigger, Generation 2 Starlinks are Fainter than Gen 1

We've filed plenty of reports here at UT warning about the potential impact of Starlink and similar satellites on the…

4 months ago

Four Private Astronauts Are Now on the International Space Station

On Sunday, May 21, the 4-person crew of Axiom Mission 2 (Ax-2) blasted off to the International Space Station (ISS)…

4 months ago

Kathy Lueders Was NASA's Top Human Spaceflight Official. Now She Works for SpaceX

Another of NASA’s top human spaceflight officials has joined SpaceX. Kathy Leuders, the former associate administrator for NASA's Space Operations…

5 months ago

Watch a SpaceX Fairing's Fiery Re-Entry Through the Atmosphere

During the recent ViaSat-3 launch on a Falcon Heavy rocket, SpaceX released the protective spacecraft fairing at the highest altitude…

5 months ago

SpaceX Starship Effectively Grounded by FAA After in-Flight Explosion

After the Starship's orbital flight test ended in an explosion, SpaceX is grounded while the FAA performs an assessment.

5 months ago

Aurora Hunter Todd Salat Captures a Bizarre Spiral Made by a SpaceX Fuel Dump

Astrophotographer Todd Salat was out in the early hours of April 15, 2023, hoping to capture an aurora display over…

6 months ago

SpaceX’s Starship Has a Glorious Liftoff — but Then Spins and Explodes

SpaceX's Starship launch system lifted off on its first full-scale test flight today, rising majestically from its Texas launch pad…

6 months ago

Will the Starship be Ready for an April Launch?

SpaceX is gearing up for an orbital launch test this month, putting them one step closer to regular launches with…

6 months ago