Falcon 9

NASA Changes its Mind. It Will be Using Previously Flown Crew Dragons and Falcon 9

NASA has announced that starting next year, SpaceX will be able to reuse its Crew Dragon spacecraft and Falcon 9…

3 months ago

NASA and SpaceX Gearing Up For Historic Crew Dragon Launch This Week

NASA and SpaceX are gearing up for the Demo-2 mission this week, which will see the Crew Dragon launch from…

4 months ago

Crew Dragon Abort Test is Scheduled for Saturday Morning

On Saturday morning, Jan. 18th, 2020, SpaceX and NASA will be conducting the in-flight abort test of the Crew Dragon,…

8 months ago

SpaceX Launches Another 60 Starlink Satellites

In May of 2019, Elon Musk began delivering on his promise to create a constellation of satellites (named Starlink) that…

11 months ago

SpaceX just launched 60 satellites for its Starlink Constellation. Internet service providers should be very worried.

SpaceX just launched the first 60 satellites that will make up their Starlink broadband internet service provider.

1 year ago

Good News: a SpaceX Cargo Resupply is Off to the Space Station. Bad News: Failed Hydraulics in the Grid Fins Caused the First Stage Booster to Crash Into the Ocean

SpaceX's sixteenth Commercial Resupply Services mission (CRS-16) successfully launched a Dragon spacecraft to orbit, but the first stage didn't quite…

2 years ago

SpaceX Uses a Thrice-Launched Booster to Send 64 Satellites Into Space.

Earlier today (Monday, Dec. 3rd), private aerospace giant SpaceX launched its Spaceflight SSO-A: SmallSat Express mission. The launch took place…

2 years ago

SpaceX is going to build a mini-BFR to launch on a Falcon 9

According to Musk's latest update, SpaceX will be conducting a test flight of their BFR system next year using a…

2 years ago

Astronomers Get Ready, Another Artificial Star to Ruin Your Data is Coming. Artist is Planning to Launch a Giant, Unfolding Structure That’ll be Bright in the Sky For a Few Months

In collaboration with the Nevada Museum of Art and some private aerospace companies, artists Trevor Paglen plans to launch the…

2 years ago

Astronomy Cast Ep. 480: Rockets pt. 2 – Multi-stage Boosters

The vast majority of rockets are multi-staged affairs. Why is this? What makes this kind of rocket so successful? Today…

3 years ago