Falcon 9

In Photos: A Behind-the-Scenes Look at SpaceX's Crew Dragon Spaceship

Model of SpaceX’s Crew Dragon Capsule<p>Credit: Mike Wall/Space.com<p>A model of SpaceX’s Crew Dragon spacecraft, as seen during a media day at the …

Space Travel

SpaceX’s Falcon Heavy eyed by Europe/Japan as ULA nails spectacular Delta Heavy launch

According to RussianSpaceWeb, SpaceX’s Falcon Heavy rocket is under serious consideration for launches of major European and Japanese payloads …

Space Exploration

SpaceX’s Falcon 9 Block 5 rocket looks no worse for wear after dual launches

SpaceX’s first Falcon 9 Block 5 booster has returned to Port Canaveral, FL once again after the rocket’s second successful launch, likely the first …

Space Travel

Elon Musk says in talks with Saudis on taking Tesla private

WASHINGTON - Tesla chief executive Elon Musk disclosed Monday that he was in talks with Saudi Arabia's sovereign wealth fund and other investors to …

Tesla

SpaceX Preps for Three Block 5 Launches in Just Two Weeks

This weekend, SpaceX began what is slated to be its busiest week ever by successfully launching its largest payload to date: a communications …

Space Travel

Spaceport race is on as municipalities woo the likes of SpaceX and Bezos’s Blue Origin

Camden County, Ga., played a bit part in aerospace history as home to a 1960s plant that built and tested NASA rocket motors. Now, county leaders …

Trump Administration

This week in space: Parker Solar Probe, space wall, Block 5 flies again

Naturally, just zipping through space at a rather rapid clip isn’t Parker’s intent. The probe will complete 24 highly elliptical orbits of the Sun, …

Liberal View

NASA signs off on SpaceX’s “load-and-go” procedure for crew launches

A prototype of SpaceX’s Crew Dragon capsule completed a pad abort test at Cape Canaveral in May 2015. Credit: SpaceXThe NASA manager overseeing …

Space Travel

To infinity and beyond? Space Force may be a real thing by 2020

On Thursday, August 9, Americans found out that President Donald Trump is serious about the creation of a Space Force, and it will be here sooner …

Space Force

SpaceX’s 2018 Crew Dragon launch debut imminent as spacecraft hardware comes together

SpaceX’s first spaceworthy Crew Dragon spacecraft officially has a confident launch target in hand as a flood of activity has begun to complete, …

Space Travel

Is SpaceX the model for a private Tesla?

SEATTLE (Reuters) - Tesla Inc (TSLA.O) Chief Executive Officer Elon Musk has held up his closely held space transportation company SpaceX as a model for taking his loss-making electric car company private, saying he wants existing Tesla investors to continue to hold stock.<p>Below are several …

Business

Photos: Previously-flown Falcon 9 rocket blasts off with Merah Putih satellite

A Falcon 9 rocket booster which first flew in May took off for the second time Tuesday from Cape Canaveral carrying the Indonesian Merah Putih …

Space Exploration

Tesla board endorses CEO Elon Musk's stunning plan to consider going private

The Tesla board of directors confirmed Wednesday that it may authorize a plan to turn the publicly traded automaker into a private company.<p>The announcement came less than a day after CEO Elon Musk stunned investors with a series of tweets revealing that he wants the company to go private.<p>The board …

Tesla

NASA's Parker Solar Probe Is Ready for a Saturday Launch

NASA's Parker Solar Probe — the space agency's new spacecraft designed to "touch the sun" — is packed up, buckled in and ready to launch during a …

Parker Solar Probe

How Fidelity's Ownership in SpaceX Could Be a Model for Tesla

Elon Musk signaled Tuesday that Tesla Inc. would issue stock privately if he proceeds with a buyout of the electric-car company, and pointed to his …

Tesla

SpaceX successfully launches newest reusable rocket

SpaceX has launched its Falcon 9 rocket — powered by an advanced first-stage booster that the company said could be used up to 100 times.<p>The Falcon …

Space Travel

SpaceX's brand new, recyclable Falcon 9 rocket launches again

In the tiny hours of Tuesday morning, SpaceX launched an Indonesian satellite in its 15th flight this year.<p>It's also the first re-flight of the …

Elon Musk

Breakingviews - Tesla buyout would need to go short on leverage

NEW YORK (Reuters Breakingviews) - Elon Musk has set up a new diversion for the electric-car maker he runs. On Tuesday he announced on Twitter he is “considering taking Tesla private at $420. Funding secured.” That’s not as big a long shot as it might sound. But a buyout would have to be short on …

General Motors

Elon Musk Tweets He’s Considering Taking Tesla Private

40 minutes before telling his followers 'Good morning,' Musk possibly made a big announcement.<p>CEO of Tesla, Elon Musk, tweeted earlier this morning, …

Elon Musk

The hits keep coming from SpaceX

SpaceX’s Falcon 9 rocket rises into the night sky to send the Merah Putih communications satellite into orbit. Photo Credit: Scott Schilke / …

Florida

SpaceX Launches Satellite From Space Coast

<b>Follow CBSMIAMI.COM:</b> <b>Facebook | Twitter</b>CAPE CANAVERAL (CBSMiami) – SpaceX relaunched the newest version of its Falcon 9 rocket booster from Cape …

Space Travel

Telkom's Merah Putih Satellite Launched in Cape Canaveral, Florida

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla., Aug. 8, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- State-owned telecommunications company PT Telkom Indonesia (Telkom) has launched its Merah Putih satellite from Cape Canaveral, Florida on Tuesday, 7 August 2018 at 12.18 Western Indonesia Time.<p>The successful launch marks Telkom's 42 years in the …

Space Exploration

SpaceX Re-Launches 'Block 5' Rocket for 1st Time, Nails Landing Again

SpaceX has checked off another reusability milestone, re-flying the latest version of its Falcon 9 rocket for the first time ever.<p>The two-stage …

Space Travel

Watch SpaceX’s Falcon 9 ‘Block 5’ rocket take its first re-flight

SpaceX is sending of one of newest Falcon 9 rockets back into space for the second time this early morning U.S. time.<p>The Falcon 9 ‘Block 5’ rocket is designed to be able to go into space and return 100 times, but these are early days. The rocket leaving today is taking Indonesian satellite Merah …

Space Travel

NASA spacecraft set to "touch" the sun launches this Saturday

<b>Why it matters:</b> This Saturday, August 11, NASA’s unmanned Parker Solar Probe is set to launch from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida on a …

Astronomy

Merah Putih Mission

On Tuesday, August 7th at 1:18 a.m. EDT, Falcon 9 successfully lifted off from Space Launch Complex 40 (SLC-40) at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, …

Florida

SpaceX Plans 15th Rocket Launch Of The Year From Cape Canaveral

Aug 6, 2018<p>Residents in Florida's Space Coast will need to stay up late -- or get up very early -- to catch the latest rocket launch.<p>Liftoff of …

South-east Asia

Spaceflight Prepares Historic Launch of More Than 70 Spacecraft Aboard SpaceX Falcon 9

SEATTLE, August 6, 2018 (Spaceflight PR) – Spaceflight, the leading rideshare and mission management provider, announced details behind its SSO-A …

Space Exploration

71 Smallsats To Share Ride On Falcon 9

Launch broker Spaceflight has begun integrating 71 satellites for a dedicated smallsat mission aboard a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket this fall.read more

SpaceX

Chandrayaan 2 Delayed, Israel Could Beat India In Race To Moon's Surface

On the second visit to moon, India hopes to soft land near the south pole of moon and explore the lunar surface with a tiny six-wheeled moon rover …

Space Exploration