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

SpaceX wants to send a spaceship to Mars by 2018

The commercial spaceflight company SpaceX announced on Twitter today that it plans to send its robotic Dragon capsule to Mars as early as 2018, reports. "Red Dragons will inform the overall Mars architecture," SpaceX representatives tweeted today (April 27), referring

SpaceX failed to land Falcon 9 on drone ship

This was SpaceX's fourth attempt to land the Falcon 9 post-launch on an autonomous drone ship floating in the ocean. CEO Elon Musk said the rocket "landed hard" on the drone ship, reports with reference to the Verge. The

Watch live: SpaceX’s Falcon 9 rocket to make another try to land on a robotic ship tonight

As the company wrote in video's description, "SpaceX’s Falcon 9 rocket will deliver SES-9, a commercial communications satellite for SES, to a Geostationary Transfer Orbit (GTO). SES is a world-leading satellite operator that provides satellite-enabled communications services to broadcasters, Internet service providers,

WATCH LIVE TUESDAY: SpaceX rocket launch, one-year space mission landing

The first-ever yearlong mission to the International Space Station (ISS) wraps up on Tuesday, March 1, the same day that SpaceX aims to launch a communications satellite and land the first stage of its Falcon 9 rocket on a ship at sea,

SpaceX to try to land Falcon 9 on a robotic ship again

The rocket landing attempt will come during the launch of the SES-9 commercial communications satellite for SpaceX customer SES. Liftoff is scheduled to take place today at 6:46 p.m. EST (2346 GMT) from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida; you can

That is how NASA’s new spaceship looks like

On Friday November 20, Elon Musk's rocket company, SpaceX, finally got NASA's clearance to launch astronauts to the International Space Station (ISS) in 2017, reports with the reference to Tech Insider. Only one other company — Boeing — has NASA's permission to