Falcon 9

SpaceX successfully launches and lands a used rocket for the second time

SpaceX has successfully launched and landed a recycled Falcon 9 rocket for the second time, according to The Verge. The rocket’s first stage — the 14-story-tall core that houses the fuel and the rocket’s main engines — touched down on one of

SpaceX successfully launched Dragon spacecraft to International Space Station – video

For today’s launch, the craft was filled with nearly 6,000 pounds of cargo including supplies, equipment, special telescopes to study neutron stars, mice, and even thousands of fruit flies. The craft launched from the historic Kennedy Space Center’s launch pad 39A, the

SpaceX Rocket set for historic launch Thursday

The Falcon 9 is all set for a historic Thursday (June 1) launch from KSC's famous Pad 39A that will send a used spacecraft skyward — a rare feat accomplished by just a few vehicles, including the Air Force's robotic X-37B space

SpaceX’s sixth successful launch in 2017 puts Elon Musk’s company on pace to beat its rivals

The Inmarsat-owned satellite, built by Boeing, was originally scheduled to fly on a larger rocket, the Falcon Heavy, that SpaceX hopes to debut later this year, according to Quartz. Flying the big bird on a smaller rocket required some sacrifices on

Watch SpaceX fire up the first big engine test of the Falcon Heavy’s main core

SpaceX has been promising to fly its next big rocket, the Falcon Heavy, for about four years now — but in a new video released Tuesday, the company revealed the vehicle may be finally getting ready for its maiden voyage, according to

Extra portion of SpaceX rocket recovered from launch, Musk says

Shortly after the main section of SpaceX’s first recycled Falcon 9 booster landed itself on a platform in the ocean, half of the rocket’s nosecone, which protected a communications satellite during launch, splashed down via parachute nearby, according to Reuters. "That

SpaceX makes aerospace history with successful launch and landing of a used rocket

The rocket took off from Cape Canaveral, Florida, this evening, sending a communications satellite into orbit, and then landed on one of SpaceX’s drone ships floating in the Atlantic Ocean. It was round two for this particular rocket, which already launched and

SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket relaunch: start time, live stream, and what to expect

Elon Musk’s private spaceflight company is going to take another swing at history today: for the first time, SpaceX plans to take a Falcon 9 rocket that successfully launched and landed in April 2016 and try to launch it to space once

SpaceX Dragon Capsule Makes Splashdown in Pacific

The robotic Dragon cargo ship splashed down off the coast of Baja California where it could be swiftly retrieved by a recovery team, Joinfo.com reports with reference to Space.com. The space capsule left the station early Sunday after being released by astronauts

SpaceX successfully launches Falcon 9 rocket – video

The launch took place at California's Vandenberg Air Force Base on Saturday, NRP reports. Shortly after the launch, the two-stage rocket detached its first stage, which subsequently landed safely on a platform in the Pacific Ocean. The Falcon