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SpaceX will try a triple booster landing with Falcon Heavy launch

SpaceX’s historic first Falcon Heavy flight will be immediately followed by a historic first landing attempt, too. The commercial space company headed by Elon Musk confirmed over the weekend tha

SpaceX sets historic first Falcon Heavy launch for February 6

SpaceX has set February 6 as the target for its Falcon Heavy launch, the first ever test flight of the new, high-capacity rocket that the company is building to allow it to send nearly three times as

SpaceX can’t test launch Falcon Heavy while government is shut down

SpaceX is impacted by the ongoing U.S. government shutdown -- which is bad news both for its pending Falcon Heavy test flight, as well as for its other missions, which include imminent ISS resupply an

SpaceX to run a static test fire of Falcon Heavy this week

SpaceX is planning to perform a static test fire of its massive Falcon Heavy rocket later this week, the company revealed today in a statement from company President and COO Gwynne Shotwell. Now that

Watch SpaceX launch the mysterious Zuma spacecraft live here

SpaceX will attempt its first launch of 2018 later today, with a two-hour launch window opening at 8 PM EST (5 PM PST), with a backup launch window set for tomorrow at the same time. The launch was or

SpaceX shows off its Falcon Heavy rocket vertical on the launchpad

SpaceX is getting ready for its first ever test flight of the Falcon Heavy, its heavy-duty rocket aimed at propelling large cargo loads into low Earth orbit. The rocket uses three Falcon 9 boosters co

Elon Musk really will launch a Tesla Roadster on the first Falcon Heavy rocket

Elon Musk shared images on his Instagram account today of the payload being loaded up on the first Falcon Heavy rocket that will ever launch – and it’s a red Tesla Roadster. The SpaceX CEO pre

SpaceX’s Falcon Heavy rocket sets up at Cape Canaveral ahead of launch

SpaceX won’t hit its 2017 target for a test flight of its new, huge Falcon Heavy rocket – but the massive launch craft is now in place at Cape Canaveral in Florida, where it will undergo testi

SpaceX’s first Falcon Heavy launch will now take place in 2018

SpaceX had been planning to launch its huge Falcon Heavy rocket for the first time this year, with a time frame set most recently for sometime in November. Here on the last day of November, we know th

Crunch Report | SpaceX Falcon Heavy launch Planned for November

Falcon Heavy launch is set for November, i.am+ acquires Wink and Stitch Fix has confidentially filed for an IPO. All this on Cruch Report.

SpaceX successfully launches its heaviest geostationary orbital payload yet

SpaceX launched a Falcon 9 rocket carrying a payload from communications satellite company Inmarsat, the fourth in a constellation created to provide high-bandwidth broadband internet globally. The pa

SpaceX’s first Falcon Heavy launch could attempt upper-stage recovery

Elon Musk suggested Friday that when SpaceX does its first demo flight of the Falcon Heavy large payload rocket later this year, it might also include an attempt to return the upper stage back to Eart

Watch SpaceX’s first launch with a reused Falcon 9 rocket right here

SpaceX is launching a Falcon 9 rocket at 6:27 PM EDT (3:27 PM PDT) today, provided all goes to plan. The company has launched many Falcon 9 rockets in the past, but this time is a bit different – t

NASA fires enormous booster designed for world’s most powerful rocket

Today, NASA successfully completed a full-duration qualification ground test of the booster that is designed to lift the most powerful rocket in the world. This particular test was a cold motor test u

NASA tests first rocket engine designed to send humans to Mars

NASA has successfully tested their first RS-25 rocket engine for the agency’s next heavy lift rocket, the Space Launch System (SLS), for 500 seconds. The SLS, which will use 4 RS-25 engines in its c

Don’t Compare Blue Origin’s Success to SpaceX’s Failures

The space industry is more diverse today than ever before and not all reusable rockets are created equal. After Blue Origin’s successful test many suggested that SpaceX, who is working on their own

SpaceX Has Nearly A Full Uber Funding In Contracts

Sending things to space isn’t cheap, which is exactly why Elon Musk got into the business with SpaceX. In a press release today about some newly signed contracts for use of its Falcon 9 and Falc

SpaceX Reveals The Falcon Heavy, The Most Powerful Rocket Since The Mighty Saturn V

SpaceX teased the world last week with some rocket pr0n that hinted that the company was finally ready to reveal its Falcon Heavy mega rocket. Well, that’s what the company did minutes ago in a