SpaceX Nails Second Launch in Three Days

The 23-story tall booster lifted off from a fog-shrouded Pacific Coast launch pad at 1:25 p.m. local time (4:25 p.m. EDT/2025 GMT). The first stage separated as planned 2.5 minutes later, turned around and headed back toward a drone barge floating in

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

Elon Musk to Trump: You quit Paris, so I quit you

"Am departing presidential councils. Climate change is real. Leaving Paris is not good for America or the world," Musk said Thursday on Twitter, shortly after the US president announced from the Rose Garden that he would begin the process of leaving

SpaceX reschedules Dragon resupply mission launch

According to SpaceX, the next launch opportunity for the mission will be Saturday, June 3, 2017, at 5:07 p.m. Eastern time, according to USA Today. Dragon will attach to the International Space Center and will be the first re-flight of a Dragon

Watch Live SpaceX Launching 1st Reused Dragon Spacecraft

Seated atop a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket, the Dragon will lift off from the historic Pad 39-A at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida at 5:55 p.m. EDT (2155 GMT), beginning its three-day journey to deliver cargo to the International Space Station, according to

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

Elon Musk explains why he’s on President Trump’s advisory council

The council, which meets every month or two, discusses a range of issues, and Musk says he brings something unique to the table, according to Business Insider. "In the meetings I’ve had thus far, I've argued in favor of immigration and in favor