Home >> Info On: SpaceX

The Latest News about SpaceX

Postponed: SpaceX to launch super secret ‘Zuma’ payload

SpaceX Falcon 9 Echostar 105 SES-11

Update 11/17/17: The launch will be rescheduled for some future date.  Update 11/16/17: SpaceX has scrubbed Thursday night’s launch while they review the results of a fairing test. There are backup launch windows Friday at 8 p.m. EST and Saturday at 1 p.m. EST but a go decision has not yet been made for either window. Update 11/17/17: The mission ...

Read More »

SpaceX releases promo showing off its McGregor, TX facility – and it rocks!

SpaceX promo McGregor Texas facility

SpaceX released Monday a video showing off its testing facility in McGregor, Texas and without a doubt, Musk’s rocket company knows how to rock. One commenter put it succinctly: If NASA made this video. It would be 45 minutes long, filled with long, montone speeches and long explanations. SpaceX? Nah! ROCK N’ ROLL AND ROCKETS! Footage of the small, large ...

Read More »

Watch: SpaceX Launches Koreasat-5A on Falcon 9 Rocket

Falcon 9 launch Koreasat-5A SpaceX

SpaceX launched Koreasat-5A from Launch Complex 39A (LC-39A) at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center, Florida on Monday, October 30 at 3:34 p.m. EDT, or 19:34 UTC. Koreasat is a communications satellite operated by KT-Sat, South Koreas sole satellite provider. It contains 36 Ku-band transceivers and will provide coverage for southeast Asia and the Middle-East.The satellite was deployed into a geostationary orbit approximately ...

Read More »

SpaceX Launches Second Falcon 9 in a Week [Live Stream]

SpaceX Falcon 9 Echostar 105 SES-11

SpaceX launches another Falcon 9 rocket Wednesday evening just 2 days after another successful launch. This launch will launch from the Kennedy Space Center’s Launch Complex 49A in Florida to put the Echostar 105/SES-11 satellite into low Earth orbit. Falcon 9’s first stage for the EchoStar 105/SES-11 mission previously supported SpaceX’s 10th resupply mission to the International Space Station (CRS-10) ...

Read More »

SpaceX Launched 10 Satellites Monday [Video and Images]

SpaceX launch Iridium-3 10-9-17

SpaceX, a private aerospace manufacturer and transport service, launched another payload into low Earth orbit Monday morning using a Falcon 9 rocket. Ten Iridium Next satellites, numbers 21 thru 30, represent the third such launch for the SpaceX/Iridium partnership as the satellite communication company looks to build its next-generation constellation for voice and data. The Falcon 9 spacecraft lifted off on ...

Read More »

SpaceX to Launch and Land Two Falcon 9 Rockets Next Week

Falcon 9 FORMOSAT-5 8-24-17

Update: The Falcon 9/SES-11/Echostar 105 launch set for Saturday has been delayed until Oct 11. SpaceX will no longer have two launches in a 48-hour window. The Iridium mission set for Monday is still a go. SpaceX is set to launch and land two Falcon 9 rockets next week after pushing a planned Saturday launch to Wednesday. The launches will ...

Read More »

SpaceX: BFR Will go from any city to any other city on Earth in under an hour

BFR ITS SpaceX mars vehicle

SpaceX CEO Elon Musk announced Thursday that his company’s Big Falcon Rocket (BFR) is capable of taking people from any city on the planet to any other city on Earth in less than an hour. In this PR video, SpaceX shows travelers going from New York to Shanghai in just 39 minutes (not counting the ferry ride.) SpaceX’s Falcon 9 ...

Read More »

SpaceX Presents: How NOT to land a Rocket Booster [video]

SpaceX crash videos

The fine people at SpaceX put together a video with the best worst landings from the early days. Full of explosions, busted-up Falcon 9 rockets, and interesting mishaps, it’s worth a view. It’s probably easy to show all the screw-ups now that they’ve had a slew of amazing successes.

Read More »

SpaceX Launch of FORMOSAT-5 [Live Stream]

Falcon 9 FORMOSAT-5 8-24-17

SpaceX has planned a launch of another Falcon 9 rocket for Thursday afternoon. The 42-minute launch window opens on Thursday, August 24 at 11:51 a.m. PDT, or 18:51 UTC. The satellite will be deployed approximately 11 minutes after launch. The rocket will be carrying FORMOSAT-5, an Earth observation satellite for Taiwan’s National Space Organization (NSPO), to a low-Earth orbit (LEO). SpaceX is targeting launch of ...

Read More »

SpaceX to put supercomputer into space [live stream]

spacex falcon 9 on pad

Privately-owned aerospace company SpaceX is set to launch Monday with a cargo that includes a super-computer intended to assist a human trip to Mars in the future. During CRS-12, The Falcon 9 rocket and Dragon cargo module are scheduled to lift off from Cape Canaveral, Florida at 12:31 pm. The first stage of the Falcon 9 is expected to return to ...

Read More »

Watch: SpaceX Launches 10 Satellites at Once [Video]

SpaceX Launch 6-25-17 2

SpaceX launched a Falcon 9 rocket on Sunday with 10 Iridium communications satellites intended for low Earth Orbit. The satellites are the second set of a next generation 75-satellite constellation called Iridium NEXT. The satellites deployed about an hour after launch. The first stage returned to Earth and landed on Just Read the Instructions, one of SpaceX’s two autonomous drone ships. ...

Read More »

SpaceX releases Falcon 9 (CRS-11) Landing [Video]

SpaceX Falcon 9 landing video

SpaceX released a video on Tuesday showing the landing of the Falcon 9 first stage from Saturday’s launch. The video shows just how exact an uneventful SpaceX has made the recapture of its most reusable component. The landing seems almost blandly routine when just a few years ago, they were considered dramatic. It might take a moon base to pique ...

Read More »
Sign up for our Newsletter

* indicates required field




Email Format


Subscribe!