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05/08/2021

SpaceX ready to break another rocket reuse record with launch early Sunday – Spaceflight Now

Source: Spaceflight Now

05/08/2021

Photo captures SpaceX Starlink satellites in sky over Kansas Flint Hills

Source: Google News

05/07/2021

Inspiration4: The first all-civilian spaceflight on SpaceX Dragon

Jared Isaacman's privately funded trip to Earth's orbit will raise money for St. Jude's.

Source: Space.com

05/07/2021

SpaceX's Mars prototype rocket, Starship SN15, might fly again soon

For the first time, the flight of a Starship prototype didn't end in an explosion. Now Elon Musk says there may be an encore.

Source: CNET

05/07/2021

Astronauts Lay Bare SpaceX Crew Dragon Flight And Journey Experience

NASA astronauts Michael Hopkins, Shannon Walker, Soichi Noguchi and Victor Glover, shared details about their experience traveling onboard Space Exploration Technologies Corp.'s (SpaceX) Crew Dragon capsule as part of their SpaceX Crew-1 mission for the space…

Source: Wccftech

05/07/2021

Elon Musk’s SpaceX Is Buying Up a Texas Village. Homeowners Cry Foul.

In echoes of the Old West, the Tesla CEO’s rocket firm has been building a company town in seaside Boca Chica, pressuring locals to sell their properties

Source: The Wall Street Journal

05/07/2021

SpaceX might try to fly the first Starship prototype to successfully land a second time

SpaceX is fresh off a high for its Starship spacecraft development program, but according to CEO Elon Musk, it’s already looking ahead to potentially repeating its latest success with an unplanned early reusability experiment. Earlier this week, SpaceX flew t…

Source: TechCrunch

05/07/2021

“I Felt Really Heavy!” – NASA’s SpaceX Crew-1 Astronauts Discuss Their Historic Mission and Return to Earth

NASA astronauts Michael Hopkins, Victor Glover, and Shannon Walker, along with Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) astronaut Soichi Noguchi, participated in the first media event following their mission and splashdown, where they answered questions abou…

Source: SciTechDaily

05/07/2021

Elon Musk says SpaceX might refly Starship after historic landing

Update: CEO Elon Musk says that SpaceX “might try to refly SN15 soon” after it became the first Starship to ace a high-altitude launch and survive the landing. In other words, SpaceX might be about to kick off what’s bound to be a long and fruitful future of …

Source: Teslarati

05/07/2021

Seeing lights in the sky? SpaceX Starlink satellite — not UFOs — passes over Kansas City area

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — If you’re seeing a strange string of lights in the sky Thursday night, don’t worry. It’s not aliens invading. It’s just a SpaceX Starlink satellite traveling over the Kansas City region. Others in various parts of the central Midwest, like …

Source: WDAF FOX4 Kansas City

05/07/2021

"Felt Really Heavy:" Astronauts Describe Returning To Earth On SpaceX Capsule

Four astronauts just returned from the International Space Station described on Thursday their reentry into Earth's atmosphere and ocean splashdown after more than 160 days in space.

Source: NDTV News

05/06/2021

NASA's SpaceX Crew-1 Astronauts Answer Questions After Return to Earth

Source: Google News

05/06/2021

SpaceX Starlink: How Musk could pay for his audacious Mars city in 30 years

Elon Musk wants to build a city on Mars using SpaceX's Starship to bring cargo and people to the Red Planet. Here's how he might pay for it using Starlink.

Source: Inverse

05/06/2021

SpaceX Prototype Rocket for the Moon and Mars Makes First Successful Landing - IGN

SpaceX's prototype rocket for the Moon and Mars has made its first successful landing after four unsuccessful attempts since December.

Source: IGN

05/06/2021

SpaceX Starship prototype makes clean landing - BBC News

Source: Google News

05/06/2021

SpaceX Starship prototype makes clean landing - BBC News

The latest SpaceX Starship prototype has completed a successful high-altitude ascent and landing, making a controlled return to the ground in Texas.However, ...

Source: YouTube

05/06/2021

SpaceX Drops The Ball On Catching Fairings

You don’t have to look very hard to find another rousing success by SpaceX. It’s a company defined by big and bold moves, and when something goes right, they make sure you know about it…

Source: Hackaday

05/06/2021

SpaceX’s Mars rocket launches and successfully lands for first time

Elon Musk’s SpaceX launched and successfully landed for the first time a prototype of its Starship rocket, which the company intends to use to send people and cargo to Mars.

Source: New York Post

05/06/2021

The Morning After: SpaceX successfully landed a Starship prototype

SpaceX landed a Starship, and IBM made a massive chipmaking breathrough..

Source: Engadget

05/06/2021

Touchdown! SpaceX successfully lands Starship rocket

SpaceX managed to land its prototype Starship rocket at its Texas base without blowing it up on Wednesday, the first time it has succeeded in doing so in five attempts.

Source: Phys.Org

05/06/2021

Seeing lights in the sky? SpaceX's Starlink satellites seen across Arizona sky

Rest assured, the bizarre objects lighting up the sky were not alien visitors.

Source: ABC15 Arizona

05/06/2021

SpaceX Starship SN15 rocket nails first landing without exploding

It's the first time a flight of Elon Musk's Mars rocket prototype didn't end in a huge kaboom.

Source: CNET

05/06/2021

SpaceX launches and lands Starship in first successful flight

SpaceX on Wednesday launched and successfully landed its Starship, which is intended to carry astronauts one day.

Source: NBC News

05/06/2021

SpaceX Starship SN15 finally nails first landing without exploding

It's the first time a flight of Elon Musk's Mars rocket prototype didn't end in a huge kaboom.

Source: CNET

05/05/2021

SpaceX launches Starship SN15 rocket and sticks the landing in high-altitude test flight

"Landing nominal," Elon Musk says.

Source: Space.com

05/05/2021

Watch: SpaceX Launch and Landing of Starship SN15

After a series of high-altitude test flights that ended in explosions, the new vehicle set down in one piece on a Texas launchpad.

Source: New York Times

05/05/2021

Watch Live as SpaceX Attempts to Launch Its Upgraded Starship Prototype Rocket

On Wednesday afternoon, SpaceX will attempt a high altitude test of SN15—the first of the next generation of Starship prototypes. Here's how you can watch the launch live from multiple angles.

Source: Gizmodo.com

05/05/2021

SpaceX's next flight for Crew Dragon Resilience is a private launch of 4 civilians

The capsule just returned from space with four astronauts.

Source: Space.com

05/05/2021

NASA confirms UFO nearly collided with SpaceX’s spacecraft after launching into orbit

According to reports from the National Aeronautics and Space Administration, astronauts were instructed to put on their spacesuits.

Source: SILive.com

05/05/2021

Did you see the ‘string of pearls’ in Seattle’s night sky? Those were SpaceX satellites

Source: Google News

05/05/2021

SpaceX Starlink satellites, not UFOs, spotted in night sky over Washington state: report

It turns out the lights in the night sky over western Washington state on Tuesday weren’t UFOs. Instead, they were SpaceX Starlink satellites, according to a report.

Source: Fox News

05/05/2021

SpaceX Starlink satellites spotted in the night sky over western Washington, UW expert says

A University of Washington professor says the lights seen over western Washington Tuesday are actually Starlink satellites from a SpaceX launch earlier in the day.

Source: KING5.com

05/04/2021

SpaceX: Over 500,000 orders for Starlink satellite internet service received to date

Elon Musk's SpaceX has received more than 500,000 orders so far for its satellite internet service Starlink, the company announced Tuesday.

Source: CNBC

05/04/2021

SpaceX launches 60 more Starlink satellites, claims over 500,000 service pre-orders so far

SpaceX has launched 60 more of its Starlink internet broadband satellites — on ‘Star Wars Day,’ no less, and only five days after it launched the last batch. The company has now delivered 420 Starlink satellites since the beginning of March, a sum that SpaceX…

Source: TechCrunch

05/04/2021

Elon Musk, SpaceX aim to launch SN15 Mars rocket prototype Wednesday

The latest version of Musk's Starship rocket could fly from Texas in the coming days.

Source: CNET

05/04/2021

SpaceX resumes parallel pad operations with Starlink v1.0 L25 mission - NASASpaceFlight.com

Both of SpaceX’s Florida launch pads are back into Starlink launch flo”ws as the company…

Source: NASASpaceflight.com

05/04/2021

Live coverage: SpaceX counting down to another Starlink launch today – Spaceflight Now

Source: Spaceflight Now

05/04/2021

Moon fight: Blue Origin, Dynetics protest NASA’s SpaceX contract

When NASA chose only Elon Musk’s firm to help put astronauts on the moon again, two other firms cried foul.

Source: Al Jazeera English

05/04/2021

SpaceX schedules Starlink, Starship launches hours apart

Barring delays, SpaceX appears to be on track to launch a batch of 60 Starlink satellites and perform a fifth high-altitude Starship flight test mere hours apart on Tuesday, May 4th. Around 1am on May 3rd, SpaceX completed a successful wet dress rehearsal (WD…

Source: Teslarati

05/04/2021

SpaceX launch - live: Starship SN15 prepares for lift-off, with road and airspace closures in place

Source: Independent

05/03/2021

NASA's SpaceX Crew-1 Astronauts to Answer Questions after Return

NASA’s SpaceX Crew-1 astronauts will answer questions at 3:45 p.m. EDT Thursday, May 6, about their historic mission on the International Space Station and return to Earth.

Source: NASA

05/03/2021

One rocket has launched a quarter of the SpaceX Starlink satellites and it's not done

The next Falcon 9 will tie a record and help Elon Musk prove a point.

Source: CNET

05/03/2021

Elon Musk, SpaceX aim to launch SN15 Mars rocket prototype Tuesday

The latest version of Musk's Starship rocket could fly from Texas in the coming days.

Source: CNET

05/03/2021

SpaceX to launch four American civilians on historic, three-day voyage around Earth

Source: Google News

05/03/2021

NASA Invites Media to Next SpaceX Cargo Launch to Space Station

Media accreditation is open for the launch of the next SpaceX delivery of NASA science investigations, supplies, and equipment to the International Space Station.

Source: NASA

05/03/2021

Meet the first all-civilian crew about to orbit Earth in SpaceX's Crew Dragon capsule

The iconic Launch Pad 39A will help take four Americans — a billionaire, a childhood cancer survivor, a science instructor and an engineer — into orbit.

Source: CBS News

05/03/2021

Here’s how Tesla worked with and got paid by SpaceX and The Boring Company last year

Transactions between Elon Musk's companies have been relatively small so far, but SpaceX appears to be buying increasingly more parts and services from Tesla.

Source: CNBC

05/03/2021

SpaceX’s upgraded Starship set for test flight despite sore NASA contract losers

Within the last week, while SpaceX has been diligently working to ready an upgraded Starship prototype for its first launch, former competitors Blue Origin and Dynetics – both of which recently lost a historic NASA Moon lander contract to SpaceX – have filed …

Source: Teslarati

05/03/2021

SpaceX test fires a Falcon 9 rocket ahead of Starlink Mission

Source: Spaceflight Now

05/03/2021

SpaceX Crew Dragon astronauts arrive home with rare pre-dawn splashdown in Gulf of Mexico

The Crew Dragon's return closes out a record four-flight campaign to replace the space station's seven-member crew.

Source: CBS News

05/03/2021

SpaceX Crew Dragon astronauts arrive home with rare pre-dawn splashdown in Gulf of Mexico

The Crew Dragon's return closes out a record four-flight campaign to replace the space station's seven-member crew.

Source: CBS News

05/02/2021

With another human spaceflight success, SpaceX turns toward flying private citizens to space

SpaceX's next mission involves sending private citizens to orbit in a step toward space tourism.

Source: The Washington Post

05/02/2021

ISS astronauts splash down on SpaceX craft

Source: Google News

05/02/2021

SpaceX Crew-1 mission broke a spacecraft longevity record

SpaceX Crew-1 broke the record for the longest mission duration for a US spacecraft when the capsule returned to Earth..

Source: Engadget

05/02/2021

SpaceX returns 4 astronauts to Earth from International Space Station

Source: Google News

05/02/2021

NASA Halts SpaceX's Lunar Lander Work Due to Complaints | IE

The rival bidders claim they weren't given the same opportunities as SpaceX.

Source: Interesting Engineering

05/02/2021

Buffett on whether he'd insure SpaceX mission: I'd have a 'different rate if Elon was on board'

Berkshire Hathaway CEO Warren Buffett has a message about the insurability of Elon Musk’s future SpaceX missions.

Source: Yahoo Entertainment

05/02/2021

Nasa astronauts make first night landing in 53 years in SpaceX capsule - BBC News

Source: Google News

05/02/2021

SpaceX Crew Dragon astronauts come home with rare pre-dawn splashdown

The Crew Dragon's return closes out a record four-flight campaign to replace the space station's seven-member crew.

Source: CBS News

05/02/2021

NASA and SpaceX's $2.9 Billion USD Contract Suspended Following Protests From Jeff Bezos' Blue Origin

Dynetics — the other company which lost out — also filed complaints.

Source: HYPEBEAST

05/02/2021

The four astronauts of the SpaceX Crew Dragon splash down to earth after record mission

Source: CNBC

05/02/2021

NASA's SpaceX Crew-1 Mission Splashes Down

Source: Google News

05/02/2021

Watch SpaceX Make the First Nighttime Splash Down Since 1968

Crew-1, which launched to the space station in November, will head home in the capsule called Resilience.

Source: New York Times

05/02/2021

SpaceX Dragon leaves space station for NASA's 1st nighttime crew splashdown since 1968

Splashdown is set for early Sunday, May 2.

Source: Space.com

05/02/2021

SpaceX Crew-1 NASA astronauts headed home after six-month stay on International Space Station

Source: The Washington Post

05/02/2021

NASA's SpaceX Crew-1 Undocking and Departure from International Space Station

Source: Google News

05/01/2021

NASA tells SpaceX to halt lunar lander work

Elon Musk's SpaceX must halt work under a contract it won to develop a lunar spacecraft, NASA said, pending the outcome of challenges by rival bidders at the...

Source: YouTube

05/01/2021

SpaceX to Fly Astronauts in Late Splashdown for NASA -- How to Watch

Crew-1, which launched to the space station in November, will head home in the capsule called Resilience.

Source: New York Times

05/01/2021

NASA Suspends SpaceX’s Work on Lunar Lander Until Complaints Over Contract Are Resolved

NASA has suspended SpaceX’s work on its $2.9 billion lunar lander to return astronauts to the moon due to protests filed Blue Origin and Dynetics, the companies that the space agency didn’t choose to build its lunar lander.

Source: Gizmodo.com

05/01/2021

SpaceX, NASA delay astronauts' return to Earth until Sunday

Astronauts on SpaceX's Crew-1 Dragon capsule are now scheduled to return to Earth from the International Space Station (ISS) on Sunday before 3 a.m. EST.

Source: Fox Business

05/01/2021

SpaceX scrubs the high altitude test of its SN15 Starship prototype

SpaceX has scrubbed the high altitude test of its Starship prototype, which had been scheduled for Friday. The test will likely be pushed back to next week.

Source: Digital Trends

04/30/2021

NASA, SpaceX pause work on the lunar lander deal due to contract challenges

SpaceX will have to hold off work on a lunar lander for NASA while the government reviews protests from Blue Origin and SpaceX..

Source: Engadget

04/30/2021

NASA Suspends HLS Contract With SpaceX – SpacePolicyOnline.com

Posted: April 30, 2021 5:23 pm ET | Last Updated: April 30, 2021 5:26 pm ET | Read NASA's statement on issuing a stop work order to SpaceX for the Human Landing System (HLS) until GAO makes a decision on protests flied by Blue Origin and Dynetics.

Source: SpacePolicyOnline.com

04/30/2021

NASA and SpaceX now plan to bring Crew-1 astronauts home in the predawn darkness Sunday

The fiery return of the capsule is dramatic enough, but coming home in the dark adds another layer of drama.

Source: The Washington Post

04/30/2021

SpaceX making 1st US crew splashdown in dark since Apollo 8

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — SpaceX this weekend will attempt the first U.S. splashdown of returning astronauts in darkness since the Apollo 8 moonshot in 1968. Elon Musk’s company is targeting the predawn hours of Sunday to bring back three NASA astronauts a…

Source: Associated Press

04/30/2021

SpaceX making 1st US crew splashdown in dark since Apollo 8

SpaceX this weekend will attempt the first U.S. splashdown of returning astronauts in darkness since the Apollo 8 moonshot in 1968. Elon Musk’s company is...

Source: Yahoo Entertainment

04/30/2021

Blue Origin Challenges NASA Over SpaceX Moon Lander Deal

The space agency picked Elon Musk’s company over two other bidders to take its astronauts back to the lunar surface.

Source: New York Times

04/30/2021

SpaceX launch - live: Pivotal test of Starship SN15 scrubbed

Source: Independent

04/30/2021

SpaceX may attempt to launch its Starship SN15 rocket in Texas soon

Source: Space.com

04/30/2021

Weather permitting, SpaceX will attempt to fly Starship prototype today

After four landing failures, here's hoping the fifth time is the charm.

Source: Ars Technica

04/30/2021

Watch live: SpaceX Crew Dragon to land in ocean with NASA astronauts

NASA has never flown its own astronauts to and from space for a mission this long. Now SpaceX's Crew Dragon spaceship must bring them back to Earth.

Source: Business Insider

04/30/2021

SpaceX Crew-1 astronauts' return to Earth delayed again due to weather

NASA says the weather isn't clear for splashdown.

Source: Space.com

04/30/2021

SpaceX secures Starship SN15 launch license, permit to use Starlink dish in flight

Right in the nick of time for a high-altitude flight test scheduled as early as Friday, April 30th, SpaceX has secured an FAA license to launch Starship prototype SN15 and simultaneously received an FCC permit to operate a Starlink dish installed on the rocke…

Source: Teslarati

04/30/2021

SpaceX launches 60 additional Starlink satellites into orbit

SpaceX has continued to expand its internet service after the company successfully places more Starlink satellites into orbit.

Source: One America News Network

04/29/2021

SpaceX Starship SN15 launch and upgrades: Everything you need to know

The FAA approved Elon Musk’s SpaceX to conduct three more Starship tests. Here’s why that’s a big deal.

Source: Inverse

04/29/2021

FAA authorizes SpaceX’s next three Starship test launches

SpaceX is continuing its Starship spacecraft testing and development program apace, and as of this afternoon it has authorization from the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to conduct its next three test flights from its launch site in Boca Chica, Te…

Source: TechCrunch

04/29/2021

Astronauts describe "pure acceleration" of SpaceX Crew Dragon launch to space station

The fresh crew is settling in aboard space station while another prepares for weekend return to Earth.

Source: CBS News

04/29/2021

SpaceX Starship SN15 1st test flight expected soon

SpaceX performed 2

Source: EarthSky

04/29/2021

Russian cosmonauts may not fly on SpaceX's Crew Dragon until 2022

Source: Space.com

04/29/2021

SpaceX launches 25th batch of Starlink broadband satellites into orbit from Cape Canaveral

SpaceX successfully launched 60 Starlink broadband satellites into orbit from Cape Canaveral, Florida, Wednesday night.

Source: Fox News

04/29/2021

SpaceX rocket launches another 60 Starlink satellites, nails its 7th landing at sea

Source: Space.com

04/29/2021

Starlink v1.0 L24 launches as SpaceX receives permission for Starlink modifications

SpaceX launched the Starlink v1.0 L24 mission with another 60 satellites for the Starlink internet…

Source: NASASpaceflight.com

04/28/2021

Live coverage: SpaceX counting down to late-night launch with Starlink satellites

Source: Spaceflight Now

04/28/2021

NASA Delays SpaceX Crew-1 Astronauts Return to Earth – Here’s Why

NASA’s SpaceX Crew-1 mission with NASA astronauts Michael Hopkins, Victor Glover, and Shannon Walker, and Soichi Noguchi of the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) is now targeting a return to Earth at 11:36 a.m. EDT Saturday, May 1, in the Gulf of Mexi…

Source: SciTechDaily

04/28/2021

SpaceX gears up for two jam-packed months of Starlink, Dragon, and satellite launches

After taking a roughly two-week break to focus on Crew Dragon’s third astronaut launch, SpaceX is ready to get back to its regular programming of rapid-fire Starlink, Cargo Dragon, and commercial satellite launches. Kicking off what is setting up to be a jam-…

Source: Teslarati

04/28/2021

SpaceX in deal for facility in Port of Long Beach

SpaceX is in a deal to use a marine terminal in the Port of Long Beach for West Coast rocket recovery operations.

Source: KCRA Sacramento

04/27/2021

SpaceX to resume Starlink flights, stretching reused Falcon rockets to their limits

Source: Spaceflight Now

04/27/2021

SpaceX wins approval for lower Starlink orbits, overcoming rival objections

The FCC approved SpaceX’s request to lower the altitude of over 2,000 Starlink satellites, dealing a blow to Elon Musk’s rivals who sought to thwart the modification.

Source: The Verge

04/27/2021

NASA and SpaceX still pushing for a Moon landing in 2024

NASA and SpaceX still appear to be pushing to meet the 2024 deadline to land astronauts back on the Moon first set by the Trump administration.The big...

Source: Yahoo Entertainment

04/27/2021

Elon Musk Says It's Hard to Sleep Before a SpaceX Launch

Source: Google News

04/27/2021

SpaceX launches 3rd crew in under a year

Friday's SpaceX launch will make use of the same rocket booster that powered the 2020 Demo-2 mission, as well as the same spacecraft, dubbed "Endeavour."

Source: WESH Orlando

04/27/2021

China's State-Owned Rocket Company Allegedly Cloned a 4-Year-Old SpaceX Render

Imitation is the sincerest form of flattery, so they say. Observers at China's "National Space Day" conference witnessed some pretty intense flattery going the way of SpaceX on the show floor.

Source: Interesting Engineering

04/27/2021

NASA, SpaceX delay return to Earth for Crew-1 astronauts

Weather has delayed splashdown to May 1.

Source: Space.com

04/27/2021

SpaceX Crew-1 astronauts return home delayed until Saturday, NASA says

You can watch the splashdown LIVE on FOX 35 News.

Source: FOX 35 Orlando

04/26/2021

'Possible close call:' Astronauts aboard SpaceX Crew Dragon told to prepare for impact with space junk

A SpaceX spacecraft carrying four astronauts to the space station had a close call with a UFO.

Source: WKMG News 6 & ClickOrlando

04/26/2021

False alarm: No space junk threat after all to SpaceX crew

SpaceX's four astronauts had barely settled into orbit last Friday when they were ordered back into their spacesuits because of a potential collision with...

Source: Yahoo Entertainment

04/26/2021

Elon Musk and SpaceX aim to launch an upgraded Starship prototype this week

SN15, the latest version of Musk's planned Mars rocket, could fly soon.

Source: CNET

04/26/2021

SpaceX craft had close call with UFO after launching into orbit

SpaceX’s Crew Dragon Endeavor spacecraft had a close call with an unidentified object before reaching the ISS. US Space Command warned the crew of a possible collision after launching into or…

Source: New York Post

04/25/2021

How NASA and SpaceX Will Get People From Earth to Mars and Safely Back Again

There are many things humanity must overcome before any return journey to Mars is launched. The two major players are NASA and SpaceX, which work together intimately on missions to the International Space Station but have competing ideas of what a crewed Mars…

Source: SciTechDaily

04/25/2021

SpaceX Crew Dragon caps flawless rendezvous with station docking

The arrival of one Crew Dragon capsule sets the stage for the departure and return to Earth of another.

Source: CBS News

04/24/2021

Crew reaches space station on board recycled SpaceX capsule

Four astronauts from US, France and Japan become first sent into orbit by a rocket booster used in previous spaceflight.

Source: Al Jazeera English

04/24/2021

Biggest space station crowd in decade after SpaceX arrival

The International Space Station's population swelled to 11 on Saturday with the jubilant arrival of SpaceX's third crew capsule in less than a year.

Source: Fox News

04/24/2021

SpaceX advisor explains why its NASA partnership signal a new space age

As NASA plans to return to the moon, it's saving money by partnering with SpaceX, but also giving up some control.

Source: Business Insider

04/24/2021

Two SpaceX crew spacecraft are now docked to the space station, as the Crew-2 mission arrives

The second operational SpaceX crew mission arrived at the ISS early on Saturday morning, carrying four astronauts for a six month stay in space.

Source: CNBC

04/24/2021

SpaceX's Crew-2 astronaut mission for NASA: Live updates

Source: Space.com

04/24/2021

SpaceX could land astronauts on the moon in 2024, Elon Musk says

Though he did acknowledge that his timelines tend to be optimistic.

Source: Space.com

04/24/2021

SpaceX capsule with four NASA astronauts aboard docks with International Space Station

A SpaceX Crew Dragon spacecraft — carrying four astronauts from three countries — docked with the International Space Station early Saturday morning ET, beginning the crew's six-month stay in space.

Source: CNN

04/24/2021

‘This is not SpaceX property — this is my property’: SpaceX looks to recast South Texas town as ‘Starbase’ - San Antonio Express

Worlds are converging in Boca Chica, and despite a groundswell of supporters around the...

Source: San Antonio Express-News

04/24/2021

SpaceX edges closer to FCC approval to fly Starlink satellites in a lower orbit

Elon Musk's company SpaceX is seeking regulatory permission to fly over 4,000 satellites at the same altitude in orbit but its rivals are concerned about the safety risks.

Source: Business Insider

04/23/2021

These Pictures of the SpaceX Rocket Soaring Above Walt Disney World Are Truly Enchanting

If you visited Walt Disney World on April 24, it's very possible you could have witnessed the after effects of the SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket launch in the sky.

Source: POPSUGAR

04/23/2021

Tour SpaceX's Crew-2 Dragon capsule with 4 thrilled astronauts (and a penguin?)

See great Earth views, snazzy touch screens and a floating penguin.

Source: Space.com

04/23/2021

PHOTOS: SpaceX's Falcon 9 Rocket As Seen From Walt Disney World

Disney shared photos from April 23rd's SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket launch as seen over Walt Disney World this morning.

Source: wdwnt.com

04/23/2021

Elon Musk's SpaceX Moves Closer to Approval for Lower Orbits

Source: Bloomberg

04/23/2021

Elon Musk's SpaceX Moves Closer to Approval for Lower Orbits

Source: Bloomberg

04/23/2021

Elon Musk says a 2024 moon landing is 'doable,' and SpaceX's mega-rocket could fly humans in 'a couple years'

Musk said to take his launch timeline "with a grain of salt." Starship has to stop exploding before it can fly humans.

Source: Business Insider

04/23/2021

NASA, Elon Musk react to SpaceX Crew-2 launch: 'It took 10 years to get here'

NASA's SpaceX Crew-2 mission launched into orbit Friday, carrying four crew members set to board the International Space Station (ISS) for a period of six months.

Source: Fox News

04/23/2021

SpaceX launches astronauts on recycled capsule and 'flight-proven' rocket

Source: Spaceflight Now

04/23/2021

Elon Musk and SpaceX aim to launch an upgraded Starship prototype next week

SN15, the latest version of Musk's planned Mars rocket, could fly soon.

Source: CNET

04/23/2021

Elon Musk wants SpaceX to reach Mars so humanity is not a 'single-planet species'

SpaceX founder and CEO Elon Musk remains focused on his vision for the company: Establishing a permanent human presence on Mars.

Source: CNBC

04/23/2021

SpaceX launches four-astronaut team on NASA space mission

The crew first ever to be propelled towards orbit by a rocket booster recycled from a previous spaceflight.

Source: Al Jazeera English

04/23/2021

PHOTOS: SpaceX rocket launch creates glowing clouds over Tampa Bay area

Did you see a mysterious bright light in the sky Friday morning?

Source: WFLA

04/23/2021

Did you see that bright light in the sky? SpaceX launched a new rocket. Check out these photos, and send us yours!

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — Four astronauts are heading into orbit, and people could see the rocket from states away! SpaceX launched the recycled rocket and capsule toward orbit Friday, the third crew flight in less than a year for Elon Musk’s rapidly expanding c…

Source: WGHP FOX 8 Greensboro

04/23/2021

SpaceX Crew Dragon capsule, 4 astronauts lift off to space station

The flight is SpaceX's first using a previously flown first stage and Crew Dragon capsule.

Source: CBS News

04/23/2021

Watch NASA's SpaceX Crew-2 Launch to the International Space Station

Source: Google News

04/23/2021

Watch Live: SpaceX Launch of Astronauts for NASA

The mission, known as Crew-2, is the third to carry people to the International Space Station. It was delayed by one day.

Source: New York Times

04/23/2021

Astronauts including France's Thomas Pesquet blast off for ISS aboard SpaceX capsule

A SpaceX mission blasted off for the International Space Station Friday morning from Cape Canaveral in Florida, with an international crew including astronauts from the United States, Japan and France. The first European to travel into space with SpaceX, Fren…

Source: FRANCE 24 English

04/23/2021

SpaceX Falcon 9 Crew-2 Rocket Launch: How to Watch

It will be the third flight of the company’s Crew Dragon capsule with people onboard.

Source: New York Times

04/23/2021

NASA, SpaceX to launch Crew-2 mission after weather delay

NASA is slated to conduct the launch of its SpaceX Crew-2 mission to the International Space Station on Friday morning after inclement weather forced officials to delay the highly anticipated event by one day.

Source: Fox News

04/22/2021

SpaceX Crew Dragon capsule, 4 astronauts set for trip to space station

Four astronauts from three countries will embark on the third-ever crewed flight for SpaceX.

Source: WESH Orlando

04/22/2021

SpaceX Crew-2 launch: start time, live stream, and how to watch the flight

SpaceX is scheduled to launch its next crewed mission on April 23rd, sending a group of four astronauts to the International Space Station for NASA. Here’s how to watch.

Source: The Verge

04/22/2021

SpaceX will launch astronauts with a reused rocket and spacecraft: Here's what you should know

SpaceX is set to make history once again, as Elon Musk's space company prepares to launch the Crew-2 mission for NASA on Friday morning.

Source: CNBC

04/22/2021

SpaceX, NASA set to fly astronauts on reused capsule, rocket booster for first time

Source: Google News

04/22/2021

Fly around SpaceX's Crew-2 rocket at the launch pad with this drone video

Here's a bird's-eye view of the Falcon 9 at Pad 39A.

Source: Space.com

04/21/2021

SpaceX Crew-2 flight delayed to Friday due to weather

NASA announced on Wednesday that its highly-anticipated SpaceX Crew-2 launch to the International Space Station is delayed.

Source: Fox News

04/21/2021

NASA, SpaceX Crew-2 mission: How to watch Dragon launch to the ISS

A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket is set to launch to the ISS on Friday with astronauts from the US, Europe and Japan.

Source: CNET

04/21/2021

April 23, 2021: Astronauts to Launch on NASA and SpaceX Crew-2 Mission

Source: Google News

04/21/2021

Here's How SpaceX Won NASA's Lunar Lander Contract

In a battle that came down to costs, SpaceX's unique model won the day.

Source: Motley Fool

04/21/2021

NASA's SpaceX Crew-2 Mission Countdown Clock Update with acting NASA Administrator

Source: Google News

04/21/2021

Astronauts flying reused SpaceX rocket, capsule for 1st time

For the first time, NASA is putting its trust in a recycled SpaceX rocket and capsule for a crew.

Source: NBC News

04/21/2021

NASA, SpaceX watching weather in downrange abort zones for crew launch – Spaceflight Now

Source: Spaceflight Now

04/20/2021

SpaceX Starship outfitted with upgraded Raptor engines for Wed static fire

SpaceX has installed at least two of three new upgraded Raptors on Starship serial number 15 (SN15) ahead of a triple-engine static fire scheduled as early as Wednesday, April 21st. Initially scheduled late last week, several unknown delays have slowed down t…

Source: Teslarati

04/20/2021

NASA, SpaceX declare Crew-2 astronaut mission 'go' for Thursday launch

Liftoff is scheduled for Thursday, April 22.

Source: Space.com

04/20/2021

SpaceX, Crew-2 mission cleared for launch as eyes turn to the weather - NASASpaceFlight.com

The Crew-2 mission’s Launch Readiness Review, or LRR, has been completed at the Kennedy Space…

Source: NASASpaceflight.com

04/20/2021

Why NASA Picked SpaceX to Land Humans on the Moon

NASA picked SpaceX's Starship to land humans on the Moon as part of the agency's Artemis program. The decision will help humans land on Mars.

Source: The Planetary Society

04/20/2021

NASA, SpaceX Crew-2 mission: How to watch Dragon launch to the ISS

A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket will launch to the ISS on April 22 with astronauts from NASA, ESA and the Japanese Space Agency.

Source: CNET

04/20/2021

NASA, SpaceX Crew-2 mission: How to watch Dragon launch to the ISS

A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket is set to launch to the ISS on Friday with astronauts from the US, Europe and Japan.

Source: CNET

04/20/2021

After NASA taps SpaceX's Starship for first Artemis landings, agency looks to on-ramp future vehicles - NASASpaceFlight.com

Following a year of testing and development, NASA recently selected SpaceX’s Starship-based Human Landing System…

Source: NASASpaceflight.com

04/20/2021

NASA, SpaceX Crew-2 prepare for another historic flight

NASA's SpaceX Crew-2 mission is set to launch for the International Space Station on Thursday morning.

Source: Fox News

04/20/2021

NASA SpaceX Crew-2 Astronauts Head to Space Station to Conduct Microgravity Science

NASA’s SpaceX Crew-2 mission is set to launch four astronauts to the International Space Station aboard a SpaceX Crew Dragon on Earth Day, April 22. The four include NASA astronauts Shane Kimbrough and Megan McArthur and, a first for the Commercial Crew Progr…

Source: SciTechDaily

04/19/2021

SpaceX to launch new Starship prototype after 4 test flights exploded

Every high-flying Starship so far has exploded, but NASA says it will help SpaceX turn the mega-rocket into a moon lander for astronauts.

Source: Business Insider

04/19/2021

NASA SpaceX Crew Dragon Crew-2 astronauts depart Ellington Field for their Launch Site

Source: Google News

04/19/2021

SpaceX fires up sooty Falcon booster ahead of historic astronaut launch

SpaceX says it has successfully completed the last major test standing between a flight-proven Falcon 9 rocket and Crew Dragon spacecraft and the company’s next historic astronaut launch. Right on schedule, once-flown Falcon 9 booster B1061, orbit-proven Crew…

Source: Teslarati

04/19/2021

SpaceX Dragon supply ship docks at international space station

Source: Google News

04/19/2021

NASA, SpaceX Crew-2 mission: How to watch Dragon launch to the ISS

A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket will launch on April 22, sending astronauts from NASA, ESA and the Japanese Space Agency to the ISS.

Source: CNET

04/18/2021

SpaceX's NASA contract has sparked reaction from industry figures seeking details. Blue Origin says it is 'looking to learn more about the selection.'

NASA entered exclusive negotiations with SpaceX for a $2.9 billion contract, excluding Blue Origin and Dynetics after their first bids were too high.

Source: Business Insider

04/18/2021

These 4 Crew-2 astronauts are ready to ride a SpaceX rocket into orbit

They're headed to the International Space Station.

Source: Space.com

04/18/2021

'NASA rules,' Musk says as SpaceX wins $2.9 billion moon lander contract

Source: Google News

04/17/2021

NASA Pays Elon Musk's SpaceX $2.9 Billion To Ferry Astronauts To Moon Surface

The company beat out two others in its bid to develop a lunar lander that will bring Americans back to the moon in the coming years.

Source: NPR

04/17/2021

NASA picks SpaceX and Starship to send Artemis astronauts to the moon

Elon Musk's rocket company was the only one selected to provide the spacecraft that'll take the next humans to the lunar surface.

Source: CNET

04/17/2021

SpaceX test-fires rocket ahead of Crew-2 astronaut launch for NASA

Source: Space.com

04/17/2021

NASA's SpaceX Crew-2 Astronauts Discuss Upcoming Mission

Source: Google News

04/17/2021

SpaceX agrees to steer Starlink internet satellites clear of space station, NASA spacecraft

The two organizations signed a Space Act Agreement last month.

Source: Space.com

04/17/2021

NASA Selects SpaceX Starship to Land Next Americans on Moon

NASA is getting ready to send astronauts to explore more of the Moon as part of the Artemis program, and the agency has selected SpaceX to continue development of the first commercial human lander that will safely carry the next two American astronauts to the…

Source: SciTechDaily

04/17/2021

SpaceX wins $2.9 billion NASA contract for lunar lander

Source: CNN

04/16/2021

SpaceX tapped to develop human lander for NASA's moon mission

NASA just announced that SpaceX has been selected to develop the modern human landing system that will carry the next two American astronauts to the surface of the moon.

Source: WESH Orlando

04/16/2021

NASA selects SpaceX and Starship to send Artemis astronauts to the moon

Elon Musk's rocket company was the only one selected to provide the spacecraft that'll take the next humans to the lunar surface.

Source: CNET

04/16/2021

SpaceX wins U.S. contract for spacecraft to send astronauts to moon -Washington Post

NASA has awarded Elon Musk's SpaceX a contract to build a spacecraft to fly astronauts to the moon, bypassing Jeff Bezos' Blue Origin and defense contractor ...

Source: Yahoo Entertainment

04/16/2021

Elon Musk’s SpaceX wins contract to develop spacecraft to land astronauts on the moon

The contract marks another major victory for the hard-charging company that vaults it to the top tier of the nation’s aerospace companies and solidifies it as one of the space agency’s most trusted partners.

Source: The Washington Post

04/16/2021

Crew Arrival at Kennedy Space Center for NASA's SpaceX Crew-2 Mission

Source: Google News

04/16/2021

SpaceX gets the go-ahead for Crew Dragon launch to ISS next week

NASA and SpaceX's Crew Dragon is a go for liftoff to the International Space Station next week following the completion of a Flight Readiness Review.

Source: Engadget

04/16/2021

Rocket Report: SpaceX to build huge launch tower, Branson sells Virgin stock

"For us, it’s super important to have a launchpad in mainland Europe."

Source: Ars Technica

04/16/2021

SpaceX Starlink internet could exit beta this summer, says Musk

CEO Elon Musk says that SpaceX’s Starlink satellite internet service will “probably [be] out of beta this summer” as the company continues to rapidly improve “service uptime, bandwidth, and latency.” On top of Musk’s belief that Starlink will be ready for pri…

Source: Teslarati

04/16/2021

NASA, SpaceX are 'go' to launch Crew-2 astronauts to space station on Earth Day

Mark your calendars for April 22!

Source: Space.com

04/16/2021

SpaceX, NASA give 'go' for astronaut launch next week from Space Coast

GO FOR LAUNCH: SpaceX has the go-ahead from NASA to launch another crew of astronauts next week.

Source: WESH Orlando

04/15/2021

What early users of SpaceX's Starlink satellite internet think about the service, speed and more

Elon Musk's SpaceX rolled out its Starlink early access program to the public six months ago, with the service growing to more than 10,000 users.

Source: CNBC

04/15/2021

Why Starlink Is Crucial To SpaceX's Success

Source: Google News

04/15/2021

SpaceX installs Dragon spaceship on the rocket that’ll take it to space (again)

For the third time ever, SpaceX has installed a Crew Dragon spacecraft scheduled to launch astronauts on the Falcon 9 rocket that’ll carry it to orbit, sailing past one of the mission’s last major preflight milestones. Known as Crew-2, the NASA Commercial Cre…

Source: Teslarati

04/14/2021

SpaceX closes second billion-dollar funding round in eight months

Updated SEC documents show that the appetites of SpaceX’s investors weren’t quite sated after a February 2021 round of funding, leading the company to expand the offering and raise another ~$300 million. Bumping the round’s proceeds from approximately $850 mi…

Source: Teslarati

04/14/2021

SpaceX Dragon Resilience astronaut shares mesmerising timelapse video of the Milky Way

'I didn't think the views could get any better, then my crewmate [Soichi Noguchi] took this night timelapse from Resilience and I was blown away,' Hopkins said.

Source: Daily Mail

04/14/2021

SpaceX valued at $74B as investors look to the moon

SpaceX (SPACE) increased the size of its last equity raise ahead of a planned trip to the moon later this year. Read more about SpaceX.

Source: Seeking Alpha

04/14/2021

SpaceX raises $1.16 billion in equity financing

Billionaire Elon Musk's SpaceX has raised about $1.16 billion in equity financing over the last two months, the private rocket company said in an amended regulatory filing on Wednesday.

Source: Reuters

04/14/2021

SpaceX adds to previous equity round, pushing Elon Musk's last raise total to nearly $1.2 billion

Elon Musk's SpaceX added more money to its February equity raise, with the amended total reaching nearly $1.2 billion.

Source: CNBC

04/14/2021

Space companies brought in $1.9 billion during the first quarter, led by SpaceX's 'mega-round': Report

Investors poured $1.9 billion into space infrastructure companies in the first quarter of 2021, according to a report by New York-based firm Space Capital.

Source: CNBC

04/14/2021

SpaceX will launch Astrobotic lander to the moon with NASA's ice-sniffing VIPER rover

Source: Space.com

04/14/2021

SpaceX Falcon Heavy beats out ULA Vulcan rocket for NASA Moon rover launch

SpaceX’s Falcon Heavy rocket appears to have edged out competitor United Launch Alliance’s (ULA) next-generation Vulcan Centaur launch vehicle to send a NASA rover and commercial lander to the Moon in 2023. Back in August 2019, not long after NASA first began…

Source: Teslarati

04/13/2021

SpaceX’s Falcon Heavy rocket to deliver an Astrobotic lander and NASA water-hunting rover to the Moon in 2023

SpaceX is set to send a payload to the moon in 2023, using its larger (and infrequently used) Falcon Heavy launch vehicle. The mission will fly a lander built by space startup Astrobotic, which itself will be carrying NASA’s VIPER, or Volatiles Investigating …

Source: TechCrunch

04/13/2021

SpaceX's SN15 Starship prototype rolls out to launch pad

Source: Space.com

04/12/2021

SpaceX might stack Starship on Super Heavy with “mechanical arms”

Not long after SpaceX CEO Elon Musk re-upped his plan to catch Super Heavy boosters – and possibly Starships, too – out of the air with a tower and giant arms, regulatory documents suggest that those arms might have even more uses. A recent “aeronautical stud…

Source: Teslarati

04/11/2021

Starship, Starlink gear up for most ambitious SpaceX crossover event in history

In the latest in a long line of twists, SpaceX has requested permission from the FCC to operate a Starlink internet antenna installed on Starship serial number 15 (SN15). The first in a planned batch of four or more upgraded Starship prototypes, SN15 was roll…

Source: Teslarati

04/10/2021

Possible SpaceX debris washes ashore in Oregon

It’s an unidentified floating object. Officials in Oregon are trying to determine if debris that washed ashore Friday afternoon belonged to a SpaceX rocket. More than 100 SpaceX rockets have …

Source: New York Post

04/10/2021

Elon Musk confirms that SpaceX is done trying to catch its rocket components

SpaceX has been wildly successful in just about every one of its efforts. The company was the first to make reusable rocket technology both safe and reliable...

Source: Yahoo Entertainment

04/09/2021

Coverage Set for NASA's SpaceX Crew-2 Briefings, Events, Broadcasts

NASA will provide coverage of the upcoming prelaunch and launch activities for the agency’s SpaceX Crew-2 mission with astronauts to the International Space Station.

Source: NASA

04/09/2021

$200,000 streaming rigs and millions of views: inside the cottage industry popping up around SpaceX

For a few hours one recent Saturday, Jack Beyer stood on the roof of his Land Rover, watching as SpaceX employees toiled under a 160-foot-tall silver rocket prototype that towered like an otherworldly visitor over the otherwise barren landscape.

Source: CNN

04/09/2021

People Love Breaking Into SpaceX

Yet another space enthusiast trespassed onto the SpaceX site in Boca Chica, Texas, last month, risking legal repercussions and even worse, the ire of dozens of SpaceX faithful, the Verge reports.

Source: Jalopnik

04/09/2021

Rocket Report: SpaceX abandons catching fairings, ULA bets on upper stages

"All of the resistance, that is going to be gradually disappearing."

Source: Ars Technica

04/09/2021

SpaceX COO says Starlink is just five launches away from “full global connectivity”

The day before SpaceX aced its eighth Starlink launch in three months, President and COO Gwynne Shotwell implied that the company’s constellation of satellites could achieve “full [global] connectivity” just a handful of months from now. Speaking at Satellite…

Source: Teslarati

04/08/2021

YouTuber records himself trespassing at SpaceX’s Starship facilities

A YouTuber wandered onto SpaceX’s Starship rocket campus in south Texas, where millions of dollars worth of hardware pitched to NASA lay bare with little protection from the curious.

Source: The Verge

04/08/2021

UFO seen over River Valley sky likely SpaceX satellite

Did you see the string of lights in the sky Wednesday night? We got reports from Arkansas and Oklahoma.

Source: 4029tv

04/08/2021

SpaceX expands its satellite operation in Redmond

Source: Google News

04/08/2021

SpaceX landed a rocket on a boat five years ago—it changed everything

"We were like, well, we didn't really account for that."

Source: Ars Technica

04/08/2021

SpaceX’s plans to test and fly the first upgraded Starship are quickly taking shape

After SpaceX unexpectedly used a Monday road closure to deliver its first custom-built rocket fuel tank, plans for the next Starship test campaign and launch have begun to solidify. Most importantly, the initial schedule for Starship serial number 15’s (SN15)…

Source: Teslarati

04/07/2021

SpaceX launches another set of Starlink satellites as it nears global coverage

SpaceX continued the rollout of its Starlink constellation with another launch of 60 satellites April 7, edging closer to providing global service.

Source: SpaceNews

04/07/2021

SpaceX CEO Elon Musk offers details on Starship SN11 explosion

SpaceX Starship SN11 met a fiery demise last week, like the three iterations before it. Recently, Elon Musk tweeted details on why the prototype exploded.

Source: SpaceFlight Insider

04/07/2021

SpaceX to keep Starlink pricing simple, exit beta when network is “reliable”

"We're going to try to keep [pricing] as simple and transparent as possible."

Source: Ars Technica

04/07/2021

SpaceX launches another 60 Starlink satellites into orbit and sticks rocket landing

Source: Space.com

04/07/2021

NASA, SpaceX target Oct. 23 for Crew-3 astronaut launch

Source: Space.com

04/07/2021

SpaceX launches 60 more Starlink satellites, now at 300 launched in just over one month

SpaceX has launched another batch of Starlink satellites, keeping up its rapid pace of launches for the broadband constellation it’s deploying in low Earth orbit. This now makes 300 Starlink satellites launched since March 4, with 60 on each of five flights b…

Source: TechCrunch

04/07/2021

SpaceX to launch Starlink v1.0 L23 mission - NASASpaceFlight.com

SpaceX is ready to launch yet another batch of 60 Starlink satellites on the Starlink…

Source: NASASpaceflight.com

04/07/2021

SpaceX president: No plans to add price tiers to Starlink satellite internet

"We're going to try to keep it as simple as possible and transparent as possible," SpaceX President Gwynne Shotwell said during a virtual panel Tuesday.

Source: CNET

04/07/2021

SpaceX identifies cause of Starship SN11 prototype's crash

A plumbing problem was apparently to blame.

Source: Live Science

04/07/2021

SpaceX going for its 10th satellite launch of the year Wednesday – Spaceflight Now

Source: Spaceflight Now

04/07/2021

SpaceX to ramp up Vandenberg launch cadence with Starlink missions – Spaceflight Now

Source: Spaceflight Now

04/06/2021

SpaceX President Says Starlink Doesn't Plan to Offer Tiered Pricing

That could be make-or-break for some interested Starlink customers.

Source: Gizmodo.com

04/06/2021

SpaceX determines cause of Starship SN11 prototype crash

SpaceX founder Elon Musk explained why the Starship prototype SN11 went up in flames last week.

Source: Fox News

04/06/2021

SpaceX does not plan to add 'tiered pricing' for Starlink satellite internet service, president says

SpaceX president Gwynne Shotwell does not think the company will add "tiered pricing" for its direct-to-consumer Starlink satellite internet service.

Source: CNBC

04/06/2021

SpaceX is building launch pad tanks out of Starship parts and that’s a big deal

SpaceX has begun installing the first of numerous propellant storage tanks at its first orbital South Texas launch facilities – a mostly ordinary and expected step made extraordinary by the fact that those tanks will be built out of Starship parts. Labeled “G…

Source: Teslarati

04/05/2021

Astronauts on the space station just flew SpaceX's Crew Dragon to a new port - a first for the spaceship

The International Space Station is getting crowded — SpaceX's Crew Dragon spaceship had to move to make room for yet another Dragon capsule.

Source: Business Insider

04/05/2021

Elon Musk reveals what made SpaceX's Starship SN11 prototype explode

SpaceX has sent four prototypes of its eventual Mars rocket to big-booster heaven.

Source: CNET

04/05/2021

SpaceX identifies cause of Starship SN11 prototype's crash

A plumbing problem was apparently to blame.

Source: Space.com

04/05/2021

Burnt Chunk of SpaceX Falcon 9 Rocket Found on a Farmer’s Field in Washington

The failed deorbiting of a SpaceX Falcon 9 second stage late last month produced a spectacular light show over the Pacific Northwest, but the incident resulted in a large part of the rocket crashing onto a farmer’s field.

Source: Gizmodo.com

04/05/2021

Astronauts move SpaceX capsule to new docking port for 1st time to prep for space station crew arrivals

The SpaceX Crew-1 astronauts were the first to relocate a Crew Dragon spacecraft.

Source: Space.com

04/05/2021

SpaceX's Crew Dragon capsule swaps docking ports on space station – Spaceflight Now

Source: Spaceflight Now

04/05/2021

Huge chunk of SpaceX rocket falls on Washington farm

SpaceX has retrieved a composite-overwrapped pressure vessel from Falcon 9 re-entry found on private property

Source: Independent

04/05/2021

Station astronauts prep for relocation of SpaceX crew capsule – Spaceflight Now

Source: Spaceflight Now

04/04/2021

SpaceX: final members of the Inspiration4 mission revealed

Here's what we know about the Inspiration4 crew members, who will be orbiting Earth on a planned September mission

Source: Business Insider

04/04/2021

SpaceX Retrieves Piece of Debris a Farmer Discovered

It left a nearly 4-inch dent in the ground

Source: Newser

04/04/2021

Part of the SpaceX Rocket That Burned Up Above Portland Was Found by a Farmer in Eastern Washington

SpaceX does not appear to have publicly confirmed their rocket was responsible for the great light show, but the sheriff said the corporation had “recovered” the debris.

Source: Willamette Week

04/03/2021

Fallen debris from SpaceX rocket launch lands on a farm in central Washington

Source: Space.com

04/03/2021

SpaceX rocket debris lands on Washington state homeowner's property

Debris from a SpaceX rocket that reentered the atmosphere last week was found on a homeowner’s property in Central Washington state, the Grant County Sheriff’s Office said Friday.

Source: Fox News

04/03/2021

Piece of SpaceX rocket debris lands at Washington state farm

A piece of burning rocket debris seen streaking across the Pacific Northwest sky last week crashed on a farm in eastern Washington state, authorities said.

Source: Phys.Org

04/03/2021

SpaceX rocket debris found in Washington state after streaks in night sky

SpaceX rocket debris was found on private property in Washington state after last week's stunning display in the night sky that experts said was a rocket stage burning up in the atmosphere, a sheriff's office said.

Source: NBC News

04/02/2021

ABJ: Could SpaceX move in next to the new Tesla gigafactory? Sources say it’s possible

It’s no secret that Musk wants to locate some operations for Space Exploration Technologies Corp., or SpaceX, in Austin — job postings in early March sought someone to oversee construction of a manufacturing facility in the region. But Musk, the company’s CEO…

Source: KXAN.com

04/02/2021

SpaceX rocket debris lands on man’s farm in Washington

A pressure vessel from the second stage of SpaceX’s Falcon 9, which burned up over the west coast last Thursday, fell on a man’s farm in Washington last weekend.

Source: The Verge

04/02/2021

SpaceX facility planned next to Tesla factory outside Austin, sources say

Source: Triangle Business Journal

04/02/2021

SpaceX Crew Dragon Astronauts Taking Spacecraft On Quick Ride Around The Station

When Crew-2 arrives, it will be the first time two Crew Dragons will be docked at the station.

Source: Usf.edu

04/02/2021

Rocket Report: SpaceX readies Super Heavy, Russia tests new engine

"We chose the name Dauntless because we believe it embodies the spirit of the company."

Source: Ars Technica

04/01/2021

SpaceX and NASA entering final preparations for Crew-2 launch - NASASpaceFlight.com

With launch now just a few weeks away, SpaceX and NASA have entered final preparations…

Source: NASASpaceflight.com

04/01/2021

Elon Musk: SpaceX will put 'a literal Dogecoin' on the Moon, founder says in possible April Fool

SpaceX will put a “literal Dogecoin on the literal moon”, Elon Musk has said in a possible April Fool.

Source: Independent

04/01/2021

To the 'literal moon'? Elon Musk SpaceX tweet gives Dogecoin a 35% liftoff

SpaceX CEO Elon Musk says he is going to put Dogecoin on the "literal moon," sparking a 35% price surge.

Source: Cointelegraph

04/01/2021

SpaceX’s Starship booster-catching ‘launch tower’ begins to take shape in Texas

Aerial photos show that SpaceX has rapidly begun building the first of two planned skyscraper-sized Starship ‘launch towers’ in South Texas – towers that could one day catch the Super Heavy boosters out of the air with huge arms. CEO Elon Musk first revealed …

Source: Teslarati

03/31/2021

SpaceX is adding a glass dome on Crew Dragon for 360 views of space

SpaceX’s Crew Dragon astronaut capsule will have a new dome-shaped window to give space tourists panoramic views of space.

Source: The Verge

03/31/2021

SpaceX Starship SN11 rocket explodes after test launch

Source: Google News

03/31/2021

SpaceX Starship SN11 test flight soars high and explodes in the fog

A launch in zero visibility comes to a dramatic but unclear end. "At least the crater is in the right place," Elon Musk says.

Source: CNET

03/31/2021

Inspiration4 announces crew for private SpaceX Crew Dragon mission

The private venture that purchased a SpaceX Crew Dragon flight to low Earth orbit has finalized the crew for that mission launching as soon as September.

Source: SpaceNews

03/31/2021

SpaceX Starship SN11 test flight soars high and explodes in the fog

A launch in zero visibility comes to a dramatic but unclear end. "At least the crater is in the right place," Elon Musk says.

Source: CNET

03/30/2021

SpaceX is outfitting it Dragon spacecraft with an observation down for space tourists

SpaceX is set to make a change to its Crew Dragon spacecraft for its forthcoming history-making all-civilian launch, currently set for September 15. That Dragon will replace its International Space Station docking mechanism with a transparent dome, through wh…

Source: TechCrunch

03/30/2021

SpaceX Starship SN11 rocket fails to land safely after test launch in Texas -SpaceX

An uncrewed SpaceX Starship prototype rocket failed to land safely on Tuesday after a test launch from Boca Chica, Texas, and engineers were investigating, SpaceX said.

Source: Reuters

03/30/2021

Elon Musk on SpaceX SN11 Mars rocket prototype test: 'At least the crater is in the right place!'

An experimental rocket that SpaceX launched at its South Texas facilities Tuesday appears to have exploded, but heavy fog at the landing site left even SpaceX uncertain about what had occurred.

Source: CNN

03/30/2021

A Billionaire Names His Team to Ride SpaceX, No Pros Allowed

Meet the four people who will take the first all-civilian rocket trip to orbit Earth.

Source: New York Times

03/30/2021

How to watch SpaceX launch Starship SN11, its latest Mars rocket prototype

After three explosive endings, Elon Musk would sure like to see his dream rocket survive a test flight for the first time. It could happen as soon as Tuesday.

Source: CNET

03/29/2021

House panel probes SpaceX launch activities

The House of Representatives Transportation and Infrastructure Committee said on Monday it is investigating a SpaceX commercial space launch that regulators determined violated U.S. safety requirements and its test license.

Source: Fox Business

03/29/2021

U.S. House panel probes SpaceX launch activities

The House of Representatives Transportation and Infrastructure Committee said on Monday it is investigating a SpaceX commercial space launch that regulators determined violated U.S. safety requirements and its test license.

Source: Reuters

03/29/2021

SpaceX could attempt a Starship SN11 rocket launch today

The 5-hour launch window opens at 1 p.m. EDT (1700 GMT).

Source: Space.com

03/29/2021

SpaceX Starship SN11 launch LIVE: Elon Musk says Mars-bound rocket 10km test attempt today

SpaceX will once again attempt to launch and land a Starship rocket, three weeks after the last test ended in a fiery explosion.

Source: Independent

03/28/2021

SpaceX’s fourth high-altitude Starship launch rescheduled on Monday

CEO Elon Musk says that SpaceX has delayed Starship serial number 11’s (SN11) high-altitude launch debut from Friday to Monday to best ensure that the company can “land & fully recover” the 50-meter-tall steel rocket. First and foremost, the weekend will allo…

Source: Teslarati

03/28/2021

SpaceX seemingly takes steps to protect telemetry data after leak

SpaceX typically broadcasts its tests in their entirety, but some amateur radio users wanted access to even more data. SpaceX is known to use specific frequency bands to communicate with its spacec…

Source: SlashGear

03/28/2021

SpaceX's Starlink satellites are dominating orbit and increasing collision risk

Elon Musk's company is heightening the risk of collisions between space objects by putting more satellites in orbit, space industry experts say.

Source: Business Insider

03/27/2021

Watch people lose their minds over SpaceX rocket debris lighting up the sky

Chances are, your social media feeds on Thursday night probably included some pictures and videos of the night sky from the Pacific Northwest, thanks to scores of people there aiming their smartphones at a stunning yet mysterious light show unfolding high abo…

Source: BGR

03/27/2021

Mysterious explosion over Western US was likely SpaceX rocket debris, experts say

It looked like a stunning meteor shower. It was actually some of Elon's space junk.

Source: Live Science

03/26/2021

Naughty Naughty – SpaceX Encrypts Starship SN11 Video Feed As Amateurs Try To Access Telemetry

As it stands back from the fourth high altitude test of its Starship next-generation launch vehicle platform today, Space Exploration Technologies Corp. (SpaceX) seems to have found a way to deal with amateur radio astronomers from seconding its communication…

Source: Wccftech

03/26/2021

SpaceX readies Starship prototype for another atmospheric test flight – Spaceflight Now

Source: Spaceflight Now

03/26/2021

OneWeb and SpaceX are racing to beam internet to the Arctic

Broadband internet satellite operators OneWeb and SpaceX are vying for chunks of lucrative government subsidies to connect Earth’s northernmost regions.

Source: The Verge

03/26/2021

After a static fire test Friday, SpaceX is preparing SN11 for a same-day launch

This rocket rolled to the launch pad less than three weeks ago.

Source: Ars Technica

03/26/2021

Watch: SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket debris appears to create stunning light show

The mysterious streaks of light appeared in the Pacific Northwest sky on Thursday night

Source: MarketWatch

03/26/2021

'What is that?': SpaceX rocket debris causes strange lights in night sky – video

The streaking lights turned out to be debris from a SpaceX rocket launched in Florida 22 days ago

Source: The Guardian

03/26/2021

Mysterious Seattle light show likely debris from SpaceX rocket

A mysterious light show that illuminated the sky above parts of the Pacific Northwest on Thursday night was likely the remains of a SpaceX rocket entering Earth’s atmosphere, authorities said.

Source: Www.https

03/26/2021

SpaceX Fed Up With DISH’s “Desperate” Arguments Against Starlink

Space Exploration Technologies Corp.'s (SpaceX) director of satellite policy David Goldman has lambasted DISH Corporation's opposition to his company's Starlink satellite internet service. SpaceX's third modification to Starlink and its use of the 12GHz spect…

Source: Wccftech

03/26/2021

SpaceX rocket debris creates a fantastic light show in the Pacific Northwest sky

What looked like a slow-moving meteor shower seen in the night’s sky above Oregon and Washington has been identified by astronomers and meteorologists as debris from a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket. The second stage of the rocket burned up in the Earth’s atmosphere …

Source: The Verge

03/26/2021

SpaceX Starship to attempt same-day static fire and launch after engine swap

Lacking only an official confirmation, SpaceX appears to be readying the fourth full-size Starship prototype to attempt a Raptor static fire test and launch on the same day. That hopeful day in question happens to be today – Friday, March 26th. If all goes ac…

Source: Teslarati

03/26/2021

A ‘spectacular’ fireball lit the Pacific Northwest sky. A SpaceX rocket was to blame, authorities say.

The fireball, which was visible from Seattle to Portland and beyond, was caused by a Falcon 9 rocket reentering the atmosphere, experts said.

Source: The Washington Post

03/26/2021

SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket debris lights up PNW sky

Source: KIRO Seattle

03/26/2021

SpaceX Rocket Debris Seen Over Seattle and Portland, Astronomers Say

A Harvard astronomer said the objects were debris — or “space junk” — from a SpaceX rocket. Not everyone got the memo.

Source: New York Times

03/25/2021

SpaceX may try to launch its Starship SN11 rocket prototype Friday

Source: Space.com

03/25/2021

See SpaceX's most-flown rocket returns to home port after 9th flight (photos)

It is one dirty rocket.

Source: Space.com

03/25/2021

Emergency Alarm Reportedly Goes Off on SpaceX Dragon Capsule Docked to Space Station

"Crew Dragon Resilience and the Station are both in good health after these events."

Source: Futurism

03/25/2021

OneWeb CEO: Here's why our product is different than Elon Musk's SpaceX Starlink

Satellite internet company OneWeb launched another 36 satellites successfully on Thursday, moving it closer to beginning initial service.

Source: CNBC

03/25/2021

NASA astronauts get up-close look at SpaceX's Starship SN11 prototype (photo)

Starship may land NASA astronauts on the moon a few years from now.

Source: Space.com

03/24/2021

Elon Musk: SpaceX will land Starships on Mars 'well before 2030'

SpaceX will land its reusable Starship rockets on Mars years before European space companies begin to focus on launch systems, Musk said.

Source: Business Insider

03/24/2021

SpaceX launches 60 more Starlink satellites, making 240 launched this month alone

SpaceX has added yet more Starlink satellites to its existing constellation on orbit, with a successful delivery of 60 spacecraft this morning from Cape Canaveral in Florida. The mission used a Falcon 9 with a flight-prove booster that served on five previous…

Source: TechCrunch

03/24/2021

SpaceX launches 25th mission for Starlink internet network – Spaceflight Now

Source: Spaceflight Now

03/24/2021

SpaceX launches 60 new Starlink internet satellites, nails latest rocket landing at sea

There are now more than 1,300 Starlink satellites in orbit.

Source: Space.com

03/23/2021

SpaceX will launch a new Starlink fleet before sunrise Wednesday. Here's how to watch.

Liftoff is at 4:28 a.m. EDT (0828 GMT).

Source: Space.com

03/23/2021

Lockheed Stock Falls Amid Space-Based 5G Network Partnership As SpaceX Rivalry Grows

Source: Google News

03/23/2021

SpaceX's Starlink could be part of $6.9 billion 'Project Gigabit'

UK officials have confirmed that SpaceX's Starlink was being considered for getting internet to hard-to-reach communities.

Source: Business Insider

03/23/2021

Musk says SpaceX to land Starship rockets on Mars well before 2030

The private space company had raised about $850 million in equity financing in February even as a prototype of its Starship rocket exploded during a landing ...

Source: Yahoo Entertainment

03/22/2021

SpaceX fires up Starship SN11 prototype to prep for test flight this week

SN11 could fly as early as Wednesday (March 24).

Source: Space.com

03/22/2021

SpaceX's Starlink satellite internet in talks for a place in the UK's $6.9 billion 'Project Gigabit'

Elon Musk's SpaceX is in talks with the United Kingdom for Starlink to potentially earn funding from a $6.9 billion internet infrastructure program.

Source: CNBC

03/22/2021

Europe is starting to freak out about the launch dominance of SpaceX

The Falcon 9 has come to dominate commercial satellite launches.

Source: Ars Technica

03/22/2021

Weather looks good for SpaceX's next Starlink launch from Cape Canaveral

Conditions should be favorable for a SpaceX launch Wednesday, a mission slated to boost the next batch of Starlink satellites from Cape Canaveral.

Source: Florida Today

03/22/2021

NASA astronauts visit SpaceX Starship ahead of static fire and launch

A group of NASA astronauts appear to have taken an agency-sanctioned trip down to SpaceX’s Boca Chica Starship facilities, including a visit with a prototype scheduled to fire up and launch as early as this week. Seemingly in lockstep with the accelerating pa…

Source: Teslarati

03/20/2021

SpaceX is reportedly close to completing the assembly of a Super Heavy prototype, which will shoot Starship into orbit

Elon Musk's SpaceX has completed "stacking" of its Super Heavy prototype, the booster that will shoot its Starship spacecraft into orbit, say reports

Source: Business Insider

03/19/2021

SpaceX, NASA, sign spaceflight safety agreement to avoid collisions

NASA and SpaceX are once again joining forces, signing an agreement on Thursday with the aim of improving spaceflight safety.

Source: Fox News

03/19/2021

A SpaceX Engineer's Dark Web Insider Trading Sparks an SEC First

“MillionaireMike” allegedly ran a stock tip scam that earned him $27,000 in bitcoin payments.

Source: Wired

03/19/2021

Nasa and SpaceX agree deal to avoid catastrophic space collisions

SpaceX currently controls more then a quarter of all active satellites orbiting Earth

Source: Independent

03/19/2021

NASA and SpaceX sign agreement on spaceflight safety

SpaceX has agreed to maneuver any of its Starlink satellites that come close to the International Space Station or other NASA spacecraft in low Earth orbit.

Source: SpaceNews

03/19/2021

Elon Musk shows off SpaceX's 1st Starship Super Heavy booster

A massive rocket booster for a massive Starship.

Source: Space.com

03/19/2021

Rocket Report: Pegasus booster will fly again, hacking SpaceX telemetry

"The RS-25 is a great program for us."

Source: Ars Technica

03/19/2021

NASA and SpaceX agree to share data to avoid satellite collisions

NASA and SpaceX have signed a joint agreement in an effort to prevent their assets from crashing into each other.

Source: Engadget

03/19/2021

SpaceX's New Super Heavy Rocket Shown Off in Elon Musk Tweet

SpaceX CEO Elon Musk has tweeted a photo showing for the first time a stacked Super Heavy rocket, set to become the most powerful launch vehicle ever.

Source: Digital Trends

03/19/2021

SpaceX stacks first Super Heavy, creating largest rocket booster ever built

For the first time ever, SpaceX has stacked a Super Heavy tank section to its full height, effectively completing assembly of the largest rocket booster ever built. While a good amount of work still remains to weld the two halves together and connect their pr…

Source: Teslarati

03/18/2021

SpaceX engineer pleads guilty to DOJ charges of insider trading with material bought on the dark web

The engineer, also known as "MillionaireMike," used information obtained on the dark web to trade public securities with non-public information, the DOJ said.

Source: CNBC

03/18/2021

SpaceX engineer pleads guilty to selling insider trading tips on dark web

An engineer working for Elon Musk's SpaceX pleaded guilty on Thursday to conspiracy to commit securities fraud by selling insider tips on the "dark web", the U.S. Department of Justice and Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) said on Thursday.

Source: Reuters

03/18/2021

NASA and SpaceX sign a special info sharing agreement to help avoid Starlink collisions

NASA doesn’t just let anyone launch whatever they want to space without checking in with the agency about potential impacts to its own assets on orbit, including the International Space Station (ISS). The agency has a standard set of guidelines around so-call…

Source: TechCrunch

03/18/2021

Spacex Engineer Pleads Guilty To Insider Trading | USAO-MDFL

Tampa, Florida – James Roland Jones, a/k/a “MillionaireMike” (33, Hermosa Beach, CA), has pleaded guilty to conspiracy to commit securities fraud. Jones faces a maximum penalty of five years in federal prison.

Source: Justice.gov

03/18/2021

NASA, SpaceX Sign Joint Spaceflight Safety Agreement

NASA and SpaceX have signed a joint agreement to formalize both parties’ strong interest in the sharing of information to maintain and improve space safety.

Source: NASA

03/18/2021

SpaceX bid Starship to launch NASA cubesat constellation

First discussed by SpaceNews, Teslarati can confirm that the mystery launch vehicle SpaceX bid to launch a tiny NASA satellite constellation was none other than Starship – a large, next-generation rocket still deep in development. Back on February 26th, the s…

Source: Teslarati

03/17/2021

Elon Musk shows off shiny Starship as SpaceX eyes the moon and Mars

SpaceX is building and testing Starship prototypes as Elon Musk looks ahead to Earth orbit, the moon and then, perhaps someday, Mars.

Source: CNET

03/17/2021

Update on Starship SN11 as SpaceX marches toward a static fire

SpaceX Starship production continues right along with Starship SN11 now undergoing the Raptor engine static fire phase of testing.

Source: SpaceFlight Insider

03/17/2021

Watch the SpaceX Starship rocket landing in new HD video of SN10 test

Previously unseen footage from SpaceX reveals a new view of the SN10 Starship rocket bouncing when it lands on its landing pad.

Source: Business Insider

03/17/2021

SpaceX rocket boosters line up in port for the first time after back-to-back launches

For the first time ever, two SpaceX Falcon 9 boosters – fresh off of two successful Starlink launches and landings – have met back at Port Canaveral, creating the first rocket ‘traffic jam’ of its kind. On March 11th, Falcon 9 booster B1058 stuck its sixth la…

Source: Teslarati

03/17/2021

SpaceX posts a clearer look at the Starship SN10 test flight

Elon Musk says SN11 is 'almost ready to fly' but first you can see everything that went right during the SN10 test flight.

Source: Engadget

03/16/2021

An early SpaceX engineer crawled inside an imploding rocket on a jet in mid-air to save the company

SpaceX was down to its last rocket, which was flying aboard a C-17 jet over the Pacific. When it began to crumple, Zach Dunn dove in headfirst.

Source: Business Insider

03/16/2021

SpaceX bid on launch of NASA cubesat mission

A NASA competition to launch a cluster of cubesats attracted a bid from SpaceX, who appeared to offer a vehicle other than the Falcon 9 or Falcon Heavy.

Source: SpaceNews

03/15/2021

SpaceX eyes Summer 2021 for Starship’s orbital launch debut

NASASpaceflight reports that SpaceX wants to begin orbital Starship launch attempts as early as July 1st, 2021, less than four months from now. In no uncertain terms, this is an internal target, meaning that it’s far likelier than not that SpaceX’s first orbi…

Source: Teslarati

03/15/2021

With SpaceX partnership, ISS enters its 'Golden Age'—but what comes next?

After 20 years of continuous habitation, the International Space Station has entered its "Golden Age" and is abuzz with activity—thanks in large part to the return of US rocket launches via commercial partner SpaceX.

Source: Phys.Org

03/15/2021

Starship SN11 prepares to fly as SpaceX pushes for Orbital flight this summer - NASASpaceFlight.com

Starship SN11 is preparing to conduct a Static Fire test Monday ahead of a potential…

Source: NASASpaceflight.com

03/15/2021

After Sunday’s launch, SpaceX is on the cusp of a historic reuse milestone

“For those that know rockets, this is a ridiculously hard thing."

Source: Ars Technica

03/15/2021

SpaceX schedules Starship launch the day after planned Raptor engine test fire

Public documents show that SpaceX has plans to static fire and launch its latest Starship prototype within a two-day period that could begin later today. SpaceX shipped Starship SN11 from its Boca Chica, Texas rocket factory to test and launch facilities a mi…

Source: Teslarati

03/15/2021

SpaceX Successfully Launches the Same Falcon 9 Rocket for a Record Ninth Flight

SpaceX successfully launched one of its Falcon 9 rockets into space for a record ninth time on Sunday, making it the first in the company’s fleet to launch and land nine times. The Falcon 9 rocket was carrying a new cargo of 60 Starlink satellites, which are …

Source: Gizmodo.com

03/14/2021

SpaceX launches Falcon 9 rocket carrying Starlink satellites. Their goal is to blanket the planet in high-speed broadband

The SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket successfully launched Sunday morning, sending 60 Starlink satellites into orbit.

Source: CNN

03/14/2021

SpaceX launch lights up North Carolina sky

The enigmatic, parabolic light seen shooting across the North Carolina sky early Sunday morning might have looked out of this world but likely was very Earthly.

Source: WSOC Charlotte

03/14/2021

SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket launches for a record ninth time bringing 60 more Starlink satellites into orbit

A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket launched the latest batch of 60 Starlink satellites into orbit Sunday, and returned to Earth successfully, landing on its Of Course I Still Love You drone ship in the Atlantic Ocean.

Source: The Verge

03/14/2021

SpaceX launch North Carolina: Bright light traveling across North Carolina sky could be SpaceX launch - WTVD

Officials with the National Weather Service say a bright light seen flying over North Carolina was 'most likely' a SpaceX launch.

Source: WTVD-TV

03/14/2021

SpaceX just launched a Falcon 9 rocket on a record 9th flight and stuck the landing

It launched 60 Starlink internet satellites into orbit.

Source: Space.com

03/14/2021

SpaceX's latest Starlink mission marks first booster to fly nine times - NASASpaceFlight.com

SpaceX is ready to launch another batch of 60 Starlink satellites on the Starlink v.0…

Source: NASASpaceflight.com

03/13/2021

SpaceX to attempt record 9th flight of a Falcon 9 rocket with Starlink launch on Sunday

Liftoff is at 6:01 a.m. EDT (1101 GMT).

Source: Space.com

03/12/2021

SpaceX prepares for Air Force test connecting an aircraft to its Starlink satellite internet

Elon Musk's SpaceX is preparing to further expand testing of its Starlink satellite internet in a test for the U.S. Air Force, an FCC request revealed.

Source: CNBC

03/12/2021

Rocket Report: China debuts new booster, SpaceX eyeing Indonesia launch site?

"This is a game-changer for South African space science."

Source: Ars Technica

03/12/2021

SpaceX Starship holds up under pressure, lines up Raptor engine test fire

After a few false starts and some minor delays, SpaceX’s 11th Starship prototype (SN11) has made it through two of the three major tests standing between it and liftoff. SpaceX rolled Starship SN11 from the factory to the launch pad on March 8th, just five da…

Source: Teslarati

03/11/2021

Watch: SpaceX launches another batch of 60 Starlink satellites

Take a look at the launch here.

Source: KCCI Des Moines

03/11/2021

SpaceX successfully launches Starlink satellites, lands in seventh 2021 mission

SpaceX's Falcon 9 rocket successfully launched even more Starlink internet satellites into orbit early Thursday morning.

Source: Fox Business

03/11/2021

Critics take aim at SpaceX Starlink, Amazon Kuiper and other satellite constellations

A coalition of policy groups is asking the FCC to hold off on new approvals for satellite constellations such as SpaceX’s Starlink and Amazon’s Project Kuiper.

Source: GeekWire

03/11/2021

SpaceX adds more satellites to Starlink internet fleet – Spaceflight Now

Source: Spaceflight Now

03/10/2021

Elon Musk explains why Starship SN10 exploded as SpaceX preps for SN11 launch | TheHill

SpaceX hopes to one day send the reusable rocket to the moon and Mars.

Source: The Hill

03/10/2021

ULA, SpaceX split military launch contract awards – Spaceflight Now

Source: Spaceflight Now

03/10/2021

Baffling Baffles – Musk Explains Why SpaceX’s Mars Rocket Prototype Exploded

Following the surprising explosion of Space Exploration Technologies Corp.'s (SpaceX) Starship SN10 prototype, the company's chief executive officer and chief engineer Mr. Elon Musk took to Twitter to provide details behind the accident. SpaceX is busy testin…

Source: Wccftech

03/10/2021

Rocket Lab will directly challenge SpaceX with its proposed Neutron launcher

"We're in this for the long haul."

Source: Ars Technica

03/10/2021

SpaceX Is Going All In on Its South Texas Starport

New documents show the company has grand plans for its Boca Chica launch site, providing more evidence that Elon Musk is bullish on SpaceX's future there.

Source: Wired

03/10/2021

SpaceX will launch its next Starlink satellite fleet Thursday and you can watch it live

Liftoff is at 3:13 a.m. EST (0513 GMT).

Source: Space.com

03/10/2021

SpaceX wants to connect Starlink to aircraft, RVs, trucks, ships

SpaceX director of satellite policy David Goldman told the FCC the move would "promote competition in the market for in-motion broadband services, to the benefit of drivers, ship operators, and air travelers in the United States and abroad" as well as "enhanc…

Source: Fox Business

03/09/2021

Elon Musk reveals why SpaceX Starship SN10 exploded after landing

The prototype did more than just break a leg during its debut performance.

Source: CNET

03/09/2021

SpaceX SN11 Starship prototype moved to launch pad in Texas ahead of next test flight

SpaceX got closer than ever to a successful landing of one of its Starship prototypes last week, and the next test could be the one where the company finally nails it.

Source: Fox Business

03/09/2021

SpaceX moves Starship SN11 rocket prototype to its launch pad

Source: Space.com

03/09/2021

SpaceX Prepares to Launch Starlink v1.0 L20 Mission - NASASpaceFlight.com

As SpaceX continues its push towards a new record number of launches in a single…

Source: NASASpaceflight.com

03/09/2021

SpaceX will launch its next Starlink satellite fleet tonight and you can watch it live

Liftoff is at 9:58 p.m. EST (0258 March 10 GMT).

Source: Space.com

03/09/2021

Elon Musk wants to connect vehicles to the internet through SpaceX's Starlink satellites

Source: Google News

03/09/2021

SpaceX evolving fairing recovery plans, taking advantage of Octagrabber in pursuit of rapid reusability - NASASpaceFlight.com

SpaceX set a company record with 25 orbital launches in 2020. All but five of…

Source: NASASpaceflight.com

03/09/2021

SpaceX eyes mobile connectivity market on eve of launching 60 more Starlink satellites – Spaceflight Now

Source: Spaceflight Now

03/09/2021

NASA-SpaceX launch of next International Space Station crew delayed

The next launch window for a NASA crew to the International Space Station aboard a SpaceX rocketship has been pushed back by at least another two days, to

Source: The Japan Times

03/08/2021

Elon Musk wants to connect RVs and trucks to the internet through SpaceX's Starlink satellites

SpaceX's Starlink is working on an antenna that will connect vehicles like semi-trucks and RVs to its satellite internet network, CEO Elon Musk said

Source: CNBC

03/08/2021

SpaceX plans Starlink broadband for trucks, ships, and planes [Updated]

Dishes will be modified for vehicles, vessels, and aircraft, SpaceX tells FCC.

Source: Ars Technica

03/08/2021

SpaceX takes aim at satellite mobility operators with Starlink expansion

SpaceX is seeking regulatory permission to connect moving vehicles to its rapidly expanding Starlink constellation, branching the broadband network out of fixed homes and offices.

Source: SpaceNews

03/08/2021

SpaceX moves to beam Starlink internet into cars, boats, and aircraft

Elon Musk’s SpaceX has asked the Federal Communications Commission to approve plans to put Starlink antennas on moving vehicles like cars, trucks, ships, and planes.

Source: The Verge

03/08/2021

SpaceX reveals the grand extent of its starport plans in South Texas

The company will have two orbital, and two suborbital launch pads.

Source: Ars Technica

03/08/2021

SpaceX wants its next Starship prototype ready to launch next week

NASASpaceflight.com reports that SpaceX – already scheduled to transport a new Starship to the launch pad on Monday, March 8th – wants that prototype ready to launch as early as next week. According to the same report, SpaceX – having already installed three …

Source: Teslarati

03/08/2021

Starship SN11 prepares for rollout as SpaceX plans for the future - NASASpaceFlight.com

Just days after SN10 completed the first – albeit hard – Starship prototype landing, SN11…

Source: NASASpaceflight.com

03/07/2021

SpaceX Scheduled to Launch Falcon 9 Rocket Tuesday Night From Cape Canaveral

Source: SpaceCoastDaily.com

03/06/2021

SpaceX's Starlink Internet Service: First Reports From Users

Starlink is a satellite-based internet service run by Elon Musk’s SpaceX. Its main mission is to provide good internet coverage to rural regions

Source: InsideEVs

03/05/2021

Elon Musk Shares Slow-motion Video of SpaceX Starship Exploding: 'SN10 Is in Valhalla Now'

In another tweet seemingly referencing the Starship mission, that ultimately aims to send humans to distance planets, Musk commented: "Cybervikings of Mars."

Source: Newsweek

03/05/2021

Rocket Report: SpaceX explains landing failure, More on New Glenn delays

"The level of detail that we get is remarkable, how good the forecast is."

Source: Ars Technica

03/05/2021

Robot dog wanders wreckage of SpaceX's exploded Starship rocket

SpaceX engineers can't always approach an exploded rocket safely. That's likely why Zeus the robo-dog was there.

Source: Business Insider

03/04/2021

SpaceX's Starship rocket explodes - BBC News

Source: Google News

03/04/2021

SpaceX rocket explodes minutes after successful landing

A prototype rocket developed by SpaceX exploded minutes after successfully landing. Subscribe to CTV News to watch more videos: https://www.youtube.com/ctvne...

Source: YouTube

03/04/2021

SpaceX uses robotic dog to investigate wreckage of SN10 that exploded ten minutes after landing

SpaceX has returned to the launch pad to clean up its mangled Starship rocket that exploded 10 minutes after landing Wed and the crew has brought a robot dog to help investigate the aftermath.

Source: Daily Mail

03/04/2021

SpaceX Mars city: What Musk's ‘free planet’ declaration really means

Eric Berger's book, "Liftoff," chronicles the rise of SpaceX. It could also give hints about the future.

Source: Inverse

03/04/2021

SpaceX Mars prototype rocket nails landing for the first time, but explodes on pad

It was unclear what caused the rocket to explode after landing, and the SpaceX livestream cut out before the conflagration.

Source: WYFF4 Greenville

03/04/2021

SpaceX Starlink factory in Texas will speed up production of Dishy McFlatface

Austin factory to create systems that improve SpaceX's high-volume manufacturing.

Source: Ars Technica

03/04/2021

SpaceX Starship rocket prototype nails landing ... then blows up

The third time appeared to be the charm for Elon Musk’s Starship rocket - until it wasn’t.

Source: NBC News

03/04/2021

SpaceX Falcon 9 successfully lifts off with 60 new Starlink satellites

SpaceX's Falcon 9 rocket successfully launched 60 new Starlink satellites early Thursday morning.

Source: Fox News

03/04/2021

SpaceX launches 60 new Starlink satellites, while Starship moves closer to being able to launch up to 400 at a time

SpaceX has launched another batch of its Starlink satellites – the usual complement of 60 of the low Earth orbit spacecraft, which will join the more than 1,000 already making up the existing constellation. This is the fifth launch of Starlink satellites for …

Source: TechCrunch

03/04/2021

SpaceX Starship SN10 prototype sticks landing, then explodes

The launch and landing were successful, but the prototype exploded a few minutes after touchdown.

Source: CBS News

03/04/2021

SpaceX sticks 75th Falcon rocket landing after launching 60 more Starlink satellites – Spaceflight Now

Source: Spaceflight Now

03/04/2021

SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket launches and lands for 8th time, delivering 60 Starlink satellites to orbit

Source: Space.com

03/04/2021

SpaceX Starship SN10 prototype successfully lands before exploding in flames | ABC News

Source: Google News

03/04/2021

SpaceX Starship SN10 prototype successfully lands before exploding in flames | ABC News

Elon Musk's SpaceX Starship has completed its first vertical landing, only to explode minutes after the successful touchdown.Subscribe: http://ab.co/1svxLVE ...

Source: YouTube

03/04/2021

SpaceX Starship Rocket Explodes After Landing

Source: Google News

03/04/2021

SpaceX: Mars ship prototype explodes after first intact landing

Elon Musk’s last two prototypes reached similarly high altitude, but crash-landed in fireballs

Source: The Guardian

03/04/2021

SpaceX Starship SN10 explodes minutes after successful landing

Source: Google News

03/04/2021

SpaceX's Starship SN10 rocket launches, lands, sits there, blows up – video

Starship landed after three attempts before exploding on launch pad

Source: The Guardian

03/04/2021

SpaceX's Starship SN10 Rocket Makes First Successful Landing, Then Explodes

Space Exploration Technologies Corp.’s newest and biggest rocket pulled off its first successful landing, then exploded a brief time later and was engulfed b...

Source: YouTube

03/04/2021

SpaceX to try again to launch long-delayed Starlink mission - NASASpaceFlight.com

SpaceX is targeting Thursday, March 4 for the launch of the Starlink v1.0 L17 mission…

Source: NASASpaceflight.com

03/04/2021

SpaceX Starship SN10 explodes after nailing landing

Elon Musk’s SpaceX had time for a brief celebration after the successful landing of Starship prototype SN10, which was followed moments later by a massive explosion.

Source: KXAN.com

03/04/2021

Minutes after a seemingly successful landing, SpaceX's Starship rocket exploded on the pad

SpaceX has flown Starship prototypes to this height three times. This was the first time the rocket landed without exploding immediately.

Source: Business Insider

03/03/2021

Japanese billionaire seeks volunteers for SpaceX flight around the moon

Eccentric Japanese billionaire Yusaku Maezawa is looking for eight civilian volunteers to blast off to the Moon with him on the first-ever private commercial space trip.

Source: Fox Business

03/03/2021

SpaceX rocket lands in one piece — before blowing up into giant fireball

Third time was almost the charm. SpaceX’s latest prototype rocket landed in one piece on Wednesday — following two recent test flights that ended in huge explosions. But minutes after c…

Source: New York Post

03/03/2021

SPACEX Starship appears successful, Rocket explodes after company cuts this feed

Source: Google News

03/03/2021

SpaceX Starship prototype SN10 flies high, nails landing, then explodes

Third time's a charm. Elon Musk's Mars rocket prototype just made its first landing -- but shortly after it went boom.

Source: CNET

03/03/2021

SpaceX aborts Mars prototype rocket test launch with 0.1 seconds on the clock

Another SpaceX rocket prototype was fueled and ready for a test flight Wednesday, but in the final moments before liftoff, the vehicle's engines sputtered off and the company announced it had aborted the flight.

Source: CNN

03/03/2021

SpaceX Starship SN10 launch: How to watch rocket prototype fly today

Elon Musk's Mars rocket lit up for a second on Wednesday but didn't get off the ground. A second launch attempt is coming.

Source: CNET

03/03/2021

Japanese billionaire invites 8 people to join SpaceX mission around the Moon

Japanese fashion mogul Yusaku Maezawa, who first announced his intention in 2018 to take a group of artists with him on a six-day trip around the Moon, said Tuesday that he's inviting the public to apply to fill eight open seats on the mission now slated to t…

Source: CNN

03/03/2021

Billionaire seeking 8 people to join him on SpaceX mission to the moon

A Japanese billionaire is searching for 8 members of the public to join him on a mission to orbit around the moon.

Source: GMA

03/03/2021

Japanese billionaire seeking 8 people to join him on SpaceX mission to the moon

Source: ABC News

03/03/2021

SpaceX may launch a Starship SN10 test flight today. Here's how to watch live.

The launch window closes at 7 p.m. EST (0000 March 4 GMT).

Source: Space.com

03/03/2021

SpaceX hints at dedicated Starlink factory in Austin, TX

It appears that SpaceX is looking to establish a dedicated manufacturing facility for its Starlink satellite internet in Austin, Texas. This was hinted at in a job listing from the Elon Musk-led private space firm for an Automation & Controls Engineer, which …

Source: Teslarati

03/03/2021

Want to Go on SpaceX Flight to the Moon? He's Paying

Japanese billionaire Yusaku Maezawa launches contest for 8 to ride with him to lunar orbit in 2023

Source: Newser

03/03/2021

Elon Musk wants to create a new city called 'Starbase' at SpaceX's Texas site

SpaceX is building its own company town. CEO Elon Musk said he wants to create a new city called “Starbase” around the rocket-building company’s southeast Texas launch site. In a …

Source: New York Post

03/03/2021

SpaceX's first lunar tourist is looking for eight crew members

Yusaku Maezawa will fly on the first civilian mission to the Moon -- and maybe you will too.

Source: Engadget

03/03/2021

New SpaceX Starship prototype SN10 rocket could fly Wednesday

Elon Musk's Mars rocket is on the pad in Texas and preparations for launch are underway.

Source: CNET

03/03/2021

Elon Musk's SpaceX lands in Austin with new state-of-the-art manufacturing plant

Texas. The aerospace company revealed the plans in a new job posting for an automation & controls engineer, which will focus on Starlink, a global internet service made up of a constellation of satellites.

Source: Fox Business

03/03/2021

Japanese billionaire seeks 8 volunteers for SpaceX flight around the moon

Applications are now open for lunar mission, scheduled for 2023

Source: MarketWatch

03/03/2021

Elon Musk is trying to create a new city called 'Starbase' at SpaceX's Texas launch site

SpaceX has already approached Cameron County, Texas, with its plan to incorporate the area into a city called Starbase.

Source: Business Insider

03/03/2021

Japanese Billionaire Who Bought Tickets on SpaceX's Starship Announces 8 Seats Are Up for Grabs

You have until March 14 to register.

Source: Gizmodo.com

03/02/2021

Boeing's next Starliner test flight delayed after SpaceX crew rotation – Spaceflight Now

Source: Spaceflight Now

03/02/2021

Japanese billionaire to fly eight members of the public on SpaceX moon flight

Yusaku Maezawa announced he will choose eight members of the public to join him on a trip around the moon, scheduled to fly on SpaceX's Starship in 2023.

Source: CNBC

03/02/2021

Japanese billionaire is looking for eight people to join him for a Moon voyage on SpaceX rocket

Yusaku Maezawa was revealed as Starship’s first signed passenger back in 2018, during an event with Elon Musk at SpaceX’s California headquarters.

Source: The Verge

03/02/2021

Dish tries to disrupt SpaceX’s Starlink plans as companies fight at FCC

Dish is trying to "expropriate the 12 GHz band" for itself, SpaceX tells FCC.

Source: Ars Technica

03/02/2021

SpaceX delays upcoming Starlink launch from Kennedy Space Center, shifts window

SpaceX again delayed the next launch of a Falcon 9 rocket from Kennedy Space Center on Tuesday, citing poor weather conditions and range support.

Source: Florida Today

03/02/2021

Elon Musk’s SpaceX is building a manufacturing facility in Austin

The company SpaceX is breaking ground on a “new, state-of-the-art manufacturing facility” in Austin. That’s according to a new update on the company’s website where jobs are posted.

Source: KXAN.com

03/02/2021

A $750 Million SPAC Injection Puts Rocket Lab in Direct Competition with SpaceX

Source: Bloomberg

03/02/2021

Rocket Lab Is a Mini-SpaceX That Investors Can Buy Today

The company is going public through a SPAC and has big ambitions to offer satellite-based services.

Source: Barron's

03/02/2021

It's Launch Day! What you need to know for tonight's SpaceX launch

SpaceX is poised to launch its 20th batch of Starlink internet beaming satellites tonight.

Source: Florida Today

03/01/2021

NASA, SpaceX to launch second crew rotation mission to International Space Station

NASA is preparing for its SpaceX Crew-2 mission, which will lift off from Launch Complex 39A at Kennedy Space Center in Florida no earlier than April 20.

Source: Fox Business

03/01/2021

SpaceX Falcon 9 missed its landing last month because of a hole in a boot

The booster appeared to miss the landing pad of the company's droneship in the Atlantic on Feb. 15.

Source: CNET

03/01/2021

How to Watch Tonight's SpaceX Rocket Launch

SpaceX was forced to postpone its scheduled Starlink satellite launch on Feb. 28, just one minute and 24 seconds before liftoff. The system unexpectedly auto-aborted the mission despite the rocket being fully operational. SpaceX will attempt its Starfleet sat…

Source: Lifehacker.com

03/01/2021

News Update on Upcoming NASA's SpaceX Crew-2 Mission

Source: Google News

03/01/2021

New SpaceX Starship prototype SN10 rocket could fly as soon as Wednesday

The latest version of Elon Musk's Mars rocket is on the launch pad in Texas.

Source: CNET

03/01/2021

New SpaceX Starship prototype SN10 rocket could fly as soon as Wednesday

Elon Musk's Mars rocket is on the pad in Texas and preparations for launch are underway.

Source: CNET

03/01/2021

Meet the Astronauts Launching on NASA's SpaceX Crew-2 Mission to the International Space Station

Source: Google News

03/01/2021

The 2008 moment when triumph turned to torment for SpaceX

Flight Three of the Falcon 1 rocket could make or break the company.

Source: Ars Technica

03/01/2021

SpaceX aborts launch of Falcon 9 rocket carrying Starlink satellites

The auto abort occurred just over a minute before liftoff.

Source: Space.com

03/01/2021

Updates: SpaceX scrubs Starlink launch from Kennedy Space Center

SpaceX had to delay this mission just over a minute to liftoff due to technical reasons. The next attempt is currently set for 8:15 p.m. ET Monday.

Source: Florida Today

02/28/2021

SpaceX set to launch long-delayed Starlink mission - NASASpaceFlight.com

SpaceX is targeting 8:37 PM EST on Sunday, February 28 (01:37 UTC Monday, March 1)…

Source: NASASpaceflight.com

02/28/2021

Mars Rover, SpaceX launches, and the Hope Probe — these are some of 2021's biggest space stories so far

Following NASA's Mars Rover daring landing, the red planet is also in the sights of Elon Musk's SpaceX, the UAE, and China.

Source: Business Insider

02/28/2021

SpaceX Stops Falcon 9 Countdown, Postpones Starlink Launch

Sunday's 1st attempt aborted when countdown clock stopped

Source: Spectrum News NY1

02/28/2021

A SpaceX rocket will launch a Starlink satellite fleet tonight and you can watch it live. Here's how.

Liftoff is at 8:37 p.m. EST (0137 March 1 GMT).

Source: Space.com

02/26/2021

SpaceX Starship Ticket Holder Teases 'Big Update' for March 2

Japanese billionaire Yusaku Maezawa is teasing a “big update” for Tuesday, March 2. And while we don’t know what this update might be yet, we definitely know it’s about the moon, which has the potential to be very exciting news.

Source: Gizmodo.com

02/26/2021

SpaceX fires up SN10 Starship prototype for 2nd time

The test came just a day or so after SpaceX swapped out one of SN10's three engines.

Source: Space.com

02/25/2021

New SpaceX Starship prototype SN10 rocket could fly as soon as Monday

The latest version of Elon Musk's Mars rocket is on the launch pad in Texas.

Source: CNET

02/24/2021

SpaceX swapping out engine on Starship SN10 prototype ahead of test flight

It's unclear when SN10 will take to the skies.

Source: Space.com

02/24/2021

Meet the Civilian Woman SpaceX Is Sending Into Orbit

Source: Google News

02/24/2021

SpaceX, Shift4’s private Inspiration4 mission lists its second crew member

This coming October, four civilians are expected to launch in a SpaceX Crew Dragon spacecraft atop a Falcon 9 rocket. The mission will be commanded by 38-year-old Jared Isaacman, an accomplished pilot and the founder and CEO of Shift4Payments, a credit card p…

Source: Teslarati

02/24/2021

SpaceX Is About to Attempt Another Starship Launch. The Last Two Exploded

SpaceX is preparing to rocket its latest Starship prototype tens of thousands of feet into the air as early as this week.

Source: Business Insider

02/24/2021

SpaceX fires up SN10 Starship prototype for 1st time to prep for test flight

SN10 could fly as early as Thursday (Feb. 25).

Source: Space.com

02/23/2021

SpaceX Starship static fire bodes well for a launch later this week

SpaceX’s third high-altitude Starship prototype appears to have successfully ignited its trio of Raptor engines, boosting the odds of another launch and landing attempt later this week. Following a prior attempt aborted before propellant loading began on Febr…

Source: Teslarati

02/23/2021

New SpaceX Starship prototype SN10 rocket could fly as soon as Thursday

The latest version of Elon Musk's Mars rocket is on the launch pad in Texas.

Source: CNET

02/23/2021

Time is running out to enter the Inspiration4 contests for a SpaceX rocket trip

The deadline to enter is Feb. 28.

Source: Space.com

02/23/2021

SpaceX blames failed Falcon 9 booster landing on heat damage

A Falcon 9 booster failed to land after a launch Feb. 15 because of “heat damage” it sustained, but SpaceX thinks boosters can be reused 10 or more times.

Source: SpaceNews

02/23/2021

These 2 NASA astronauts will fly on SpaceX's Crew-4 mission to the International Space Station in 2022

Artemis astronaut and veteran test pilot set for space station flight in 2022

Source: Space.com

02/23/2021

Elon Musk co-authored a COVID-19 antibody study of SpaceX workers

More than 4,000 SpaceX employees took part in a COVID-19 antibody study in 2020, according to a new paper published in the journal Nature that was co-authored by Elon Musk. The testing program and subsequent study came as the SpaceX CEO made multiple public a…

Source: The Verge

02/22/2021

Elon Musk says there is a 'good chance' SpaceX's Starship SN10 will launch this week

SpaceX could launch its latest Starship prototype, SN10, this week following the FAA close an investigation into the root cause of the SN9 explosion earlier this month.

Source: Daily Mail

02/22/2021

FAA clears SpaceX Starship prototype for third launch and landing attempt

The US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has already cleared Starship serial number 10 (SN10) for flight, cutting short any potential licensing drama facing SpaceX’s latest high-altitude Starship launch efforts. Less than three weeks ago, Starship serial …

Source: Teslarati

02/22/2021

SpaceX announces second crew member of its all-civilian space mission

The second member of the SpaceX Inspiration4 mission will be Hayley Arceneaux, a physician assistant at St. Jude who survived bone cancer. She could be both the youngest American and the first person with a prosthetic body part to go to space.

Source: The Verge

02/22/2021

New SpaceX Starship prototype SN10 rocket could fly as soon as Tuesday

The latest version of Elon Musk's Mars rocket is on the launch pad in Texas.

Source: CNET

02/22/2021

New SpaceX Starship prototype SN10 rocket could fly as soon as Tuesday

The latest version of Elon Musk's Mars rocket is on the launch pad in Texas.

Source: CNET

02/22/2021

Elon Musk: SpaceX will double Starlink's satellite internet speeds in 2021

Musk adds that the growing network of satellites should offer complete global coverage "by next year."

Source: CNET

02/22/2021

SpaceX’s Crew Dragon performing ‘beautifully’ on ISS as NASA eyes a backup ride

NASA’s human spaceflight chief said SpaceX’s Crew Dragon capsule is performing “beautifully” on the ISS as the space agency looks for a backup Soyuz astronaut seat as a safety net.

Source: The Verge

02/22/2021

Elon Musk says SpaceX 'will double' Starlink satellite internet speeds later this year

SpaceX CEO Elon Musk says its Starlink satellite internet service "will double" speeds to customers "later this year."

Source: CNBC

02/22/2021

Childhood bone cancer survivor joins private Inspiration4 spaceflight on SpaceX rocket

At 29, Hayley Arceneaux will be one of the youngest people to fly in space.

Source: Space.com

02/22/2021

Bone cancer survivor to join billionaire on SpaceX flight

St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital announced Monday that the 29-year-old physician assistant — a former patient hired last spring — will launch later this year alongside a billionaire who’s using his purchased spaceflight as a charitable fundraiser.

Source: Fox Business

02/22/2021

Bone cancer survivor to join billionaire on SpaceX flight

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — After beating bone cancer, Hayley Arceneaux figures rocketing into orbit on SpaceX’s first private flight should be a piece of cosmic cake. St. Jude Children’s...

Source: Associated Press

02/22/2021

Bone cancer survivor to join billionaire on SpaceX flight

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — After beating bone cancer, Hayley Arceneaux figures rocketing into orbit on SpaceX’s first private flight should be a piece of cosmic cake. St. Jude Children’s...

Source: Associated Press

02/21/2021

FAA ends investigations into SpaceX's recent Starship launches

The FAA has ended its investigations into SpaceX's Starship SN8 and SN9 launches, clearing a path for future rockets.

Source: Engadget

02/21/2021

Elon Musk set up a COVID-19 antibody study at SpaceX: WSJ report

Elon Musk reportedly took a personal interest in the study, and asked researchers to brief himself and top SpaceX executives.

Source: Business Insider

02/20/2021

Elon Musk got 4000 SpaceX workers to join a COVID-19 study. Here's what he learned.

The tech billionaire joined with researchers to track infections. The effort explored coronavirus immunity

Source: The Wall Street Journal

02/20/2021

FAA closes investigation of SpaceX's Starship SN9's test-flight crash

The milestone helps clear the way for SN10's upcoming flight.

Source: Space.com

02/19/2021

Elon Musk says SpaceX, Tesla looking for ways to help Texas community amid brutal winter storm

The comments came just after the business magnate criticized the Electricity Reliability Council of Texas(ERCOT) for a statewide blackout that left millions seeking warmth amid bitterly cold temperatures.

Source: Fox Business

02/19/2021

SpaceX Starship: Video shows incredible SN10 ship ahead of next major test

SpaceX is gearing up to launch the Starship "SN10" prototype. Here's what you need to know.

Source: Inverse

02/18/2021

NASA Selects SpaceX To Launch Lunar Gateway

While not a Cabinet position, the NASA Administrator is nominated by the president of the United States and tasked with enacting their overall space policy. As such, a new occupant in the White Hou…

Source: Hackaday

02/18/2021

SpaceX setting the stage for Starlink’s widespread European debut

Combined with regulatory filings, a series of new job listings suggest that SpaceX is in the late stages of preparations for a widespread Starlink internet rollout across Europe. Last week, SpaceX began publishing multiple job listings for bilingual “customer…

Source: Teslarati

02/18/2021

SpaceX Funding Round at $74 Billion Valuation Was Led by Sequoia

Source: Bloomberg

02/17/2021

SpaceX is now worth $74B

Source: Google News

02/17/2021

SpaceX raises $850 million at Elon Musk's favorite price of $420 per share, report says

SpaceX raised the funds at $419.99 per share, CNBC reported, just shy of the notorious $420 price at which Elon Musk said he could take Tesla private.

Source: Business Insider

02/17/2021

Elon Musk's SpaceX raises $850 million in fresh funding - CNBC

SpaceX raised the funds at $419.99 a share and the latest funding round represents a jump of about 60% in the company's valuation from its previous raise...

Source: Yahoo Entertainment

02/17/2021

Next SpaceX launch postponed – Spaceflight Now

Source: Spaceflight Now

02/17/2021

SpaceX reportedly raised the best part of a billion dollars to fund future missions

SpaceX reportedly raised $850 million dollars from investors, giving the company cash to continue with it’s Starship and Starlink projects, which will likely cost a lot more money before they start making any.

Source: The Verge

02/16/2021

SpaceX launches another batch of Starlink satellites, but misses rocket landing

SpaceX delivered its 19th large batch of Starlink internet satellites into orbit on Monday evening, but in a rare misstep, the first-stage rocket booster used to launch those satellites missed its landing target.

Source: CNN

02/16/2021

SpaceX: Falcon 9 misses droneship and crashes after Starlink mission

SpaceX's Falcon 9 rocket crashed into the ocean following a Starlink mission. The rocket was set to land on the droneship in Port Canaveral, but missed the target.

Source: Daily Mail

02/16/2021

SpaceX's Falcon 9 misses landing after successfully deploying 60 Starlink satellites

During the mission, the rocket attempted to make its landing on the company's drone ship "Of Course I Still Love You," which is floating in the Atlantic Ocean.

Source: Fox Business

02/16/2021

SpaceX launches 60 more Starlink satellites but attempted landing of booster fails

SpaceX has now launched 1,145 Starlink internet relay satellites with launches of thousands more anticipated.

Source: CBS News

02/16/2021

SpaceX launched 60 more Starlink satellites but failed to stick the landing

SpaceX successfully launched another 60 Starlink internet satellites today, but the first stage missed its drone ship landing.

Source: Engadget

02/16/2021

SpaceX successfully deploys 60 Starlink satellites, but loses booster on descent – Spaceflight Now

Source: Spaceflight Now

02/16/2021

SpaceX launches 60 new Starlink internet satellites into orbit, misses rocket landing

It was a rare miss for SpaceX's rocket landings.

Source: Space.com

02/16/2021

After successful launch, SpaceX fails to land booster on drone ship

The launch went off as planned, but SpaceX ran into some trouble with the landing.

Source: WESH Orlando

02/15/2021

SpaceX sets up for back-to-back Starlink launches this week

The company hopes to send over 1,200 of its broadband satellites to space in the next 13 months.

Source: CNET

02/15/2021

SpaceX sets up for back-to-back Starlink launches this week

The booster appeared to miss the landing pad of the company's droneship in the Atlantic Monday night.

Source: CNET

02/15/2021

SpaceX Starship to test landing upgrades after two explosions

After two Starship prototypes aced their high-altitude launch debuts only to suffer last-second landing failures for unique reasons, SpaceX is gearing up for a third launch as early as this week. Crucially, though Elon Musk’s levelheaded realism (or pessimism…

Source: Teslarati

02/15/2021

SpaceX Starship SN10 launch this week has ‘60% chance of landing’, says Elon Musk

Latest test designed to ‘help humanity return to the moon, and travel to Mars and beyond’

Source: Independent

02/15/2021

Why Russia Is Terrified of SpaceX -- and Starlink

If you try to use Starlink in Russia, expect to pay a big fine.

Source: Motley Fool

02/15/2021

WATCH LIVE at 11:21 p.m.: SpaceX to launch another batch of Starlink satellites

SpaceX plans to continue weekly launches of 60 Starlink satellites at a time with at least two planned for the coming week.

Source: WKMG News 6 & ClickOrlando

02/14/2021

SpaceX readies launch of Starlink v1.0 L19 mission - NASASpaceFlight.com

SpaceX will attempt to launch another set of 60 satellites for their Starlink internet constellation…

Source: NASASpaceflight.com

02/14/2021

Live coverage: SpaceX plans Falcon 9 launch tonight from Cape Canaveral – Spaceflight Now

Source: Spaceflight Now

02/14/2021

Watch SpaceX and Russia launch a Valentine's Day rocket doubleheader tonight

The dual rocket launches begin at 11:21 p.m. EST (0421 Feb. 15 GMT).

Source: Space.com

02/13/2021

SpaceX Just Crashed Another Rocket -- and That's Great News

If at first you don't succeed, try again. And again. And again.

Source: Motley Fool

02/13/2021

SpaceX gearing up for two more Starlink missions within days

Source: Spaceflight Now

02/13/2021

Here's all you need to know about SpaceX's Starlink internet service

SpaceX's Starlink has gained more than 10,000 users since launching in October, and increasingly more people are signing up for the service worldwide.

Source: Business Insider

02/12/2021

NASA Assigns Astronauts to Agency's SpaceX Crew-4 Mission

NASA has assigned two crew members to launch on the agency’s SpaceX Crew-4 mission – the fourth crew rotation flight of the Crew Dragon spacecraft to the International Space Station.

Source: NASA

02/12/2021

Rocket Report: Iran debuts new booster, SpaceX to launch Lunar Gateway

"Customer demand has been extremely strong."

Source: Ars Technica

02/11/2021

SpaceX rolls last Starship off the assembly line ahead of “major upgrades”

SpaceX has installed Starship serial number 11’s (SN11) steel nosecone, effectively completing the rocket and marking the end of production for a series of four virtually identical prototypes. SpaceX has soared through a limited production run of four full-he…

Source: Teslarati

02/11/2021

NASA picks SpaceX’s Falcon Heavy to launch two key pieces of the Lunar Gateway

SpaceX’s biggest rocket Falcon Heavy will send the first two elements of NASA’s planned lunar space station toward the moon.

Source: The Verge

02/10/2021

SpaceX just got a big contract to launch two pieces of a future Moon space station

NASA is giving SpaceX more than $330 million for a mission that will launch two key pieces of the Gateway, a space station that NASA plans to put in orbit around the moon as part of the space agency's Artemis program.

Source: CNN

02/10/2021

Elon Musk eyes IPO as SpaceX begins preorders for Starlink satellite internet service

Source: Google News

02/10/2021

NASA picks SpaceX Falcon Heavy to propel new Gateway lunar space station

Elon Musk's heavy-lifting launcher has been tapped for a pivotal assignment.

Source: CNET

02/10/2021

SpaceX opens Starlink satellite internet pre-orders to the public | Engadget

SpaceX’s Starlink is taking another small step towards expanding its public beta test by opening up pre-orders to budding customers. Whereas previously you could register your interest for the chance to sign up to the satellite internet service, entering you…

Source: Engadget

02/10/2021

NASA picks SpaceX Falcon Heavy to launch 1st Gateway station pieces to the moon

Source: Space.com

02/10/2021

SpaceX wins contract to launch first pieces of NASA's Gateway lunar outpost – Spaceflight Now

Source: Spaceflight Now

02/10/2021

Elon Musk's SpaceX Now Taking Pre-Orders for Starlink Satellite Internet Service

Interested parties have to fork over $99 to put in an order.

Source: Motley Fool

02/10/2021

SpaceX Starlink opens preorders but slots are limited in each region

A $99 deposit today gives you a chance at service in the second half of 2021.

Source: Ars Technica

02/09/2021

NASA picks SpaceX Falcon Heavy for $332M mission to launch lunar Gateway components in 2024

NASA has announced that SpaceX will take two major parts of the Gateway lunar orbiter that will function as a pit stop for future moon missions. The Power and Propulsion Element and Habitation and Logistics Outpost — which together will form the first usable …

Source: TechCrunch

02/09/2021

ISPs step up fight against SpaceX, tell FCC that Starlink will be too slow

SpaceX's FCC broadband funding faces more opposition from telco trade groups.

Source: Ars Technica

02/09/2021

SpaceX's Crew-1 astronauts break 47-year US space record

They have spent more time in space than the crew of any other mission launched from U.S. soil.

Source: Live Science

02/09/2021

SpaceX Starlink internet: $99 preorders go live in new areas - Business Insider

People in Mexico, Australia, Kansas, and beyond say they have preordered the Starlink kit, and that it's expected to be delivered later this year.

Source: Business Insider

02/08/2021

SpaceX is setting the stage for a third Starship launch later this week

Update: It appears that SpaceX has completed Starship SN10’s first cryogenic proof test campaign and the company lifted its road closure around 4:30 pm CST, signifying the end of Monday’s testing. If Monday’s cryo proof was successful, SpaceX has requested po…

Source: Teslarati

02/08/2021

NASA says SpaceX Crew-1 astronauts have set a space record

The Crew-1 astronauts, launched on SpaceX’s Falcon 9 rocket from the Kennedy Space Center, on Sunday eclipsed a record that was set by the Skylab 4 crew in 1974.

Source: The Washington Post

02/08/2021

NASA Picks SpaceX to Launch SPHEREx Space Telescope

The agency has just awarded SpaceX another cargo contract, this one to deploy the upcoming SPHEREx space telescope. This instrument will scan the entire sky over two years, but it won't start the work until 2024 at the earliest.

Source: ExtremeTech

02/08/2021

SpaceX wants to launch its next Starship ASAP

Contrary to recent comments from CEO Elon Musk, SpaceX appears to be forging ahead at full speed in a bid to launch its next Starship ASAP. Known as Starship serial number 10 (SN10), the prototype is the latest in a series of four ships SpaceX has ultimately …

Source: Teslarati

02/07/2021

Super Bowl ad offers chance to go to space on SpaceX rocket

A Super Bowl ad for the Inspiration4 mission aired during the first quarter of the big game.

Source: WESH Orlando

02/07/2021

FAA Investigating Latest SpaceX Starship Test

The FAA has announced it will investigate last week’s spectacular crash landing of SpaceX’s SN9 Starship prototype in Texas. The silo-like rocket performed flawlessly through launch to 50,000 feet, where it hovered briefly before doing its “belly flop” maneuv…

Source: AVweb

02/07/2021

SpaceX’s Crew Dragon just became America’s longest-lived astronaut spaceship

SpaceX’s Crew Dragon has officially become the longest-lived American astronaut spacecraft ever built, beating an 84-day record set by the Apollo-era Skylab-4 mission almost half a century ago. Crew Dragon was able to beat that record so quickly because NASA …

Source: Teslarati

02/07/2021

Elon Musk announces he is writing a book about Tesla and SpaceX

Elon Musk will write a book about Tesla and SpaceX, he announced on Twitter on Saturday night.

Source: Teslarati

02/07/2021

Meet the billionaire commanding SpaceX’s all-civilian mission—he dropped out of high school to start his business

37-year-old Jared Isaacman quit school at 16 to start Shift4 Payments. Now the billionaire amateur pilot will fly the first-ever all-civilian mission to space, with SpaceX.

Source: CNBC

02/06/2021

SpaceX Nabbed NASA's SPHEREx Launch Contract

SpaceX may be a lot of things conflicting things, but you have to admit one thing: NASA approves. So much so that it’s going to use SpaceX as launch company for the SPHEREx program.

Source: Jalopnik

02/06/2021

SpaceX Petitions FCC for Cheaper Mobile Starlink Plans for Low Income Users

SpaceX is thinking beyond the 1 percent. You can get the details about the VoIP service petition here.

Source: Interesting Engineering

02/05/2021

SpaceX secures contract to launch NASA's SPHEREx astrophysics mission

The science-heavy probe is set to launch as early as 2024.

Source: Space.com

02/05/2021

SpaceX nails Starlink launch, with another coming next week

Elon Musk's company was aiming for two launches in a single week, but has to postpone the second mission.

Source: CNET

02/05/2021

SpaceX plans Starlink phone service, emergency backup, and low-income access

SpaceX's latest petition to the FCC details some of its Starlink plans.

Source: Ars Technica

02/05/2021

NASA chooses Elon Musk's SpaceX for nearly $100M mission to map the beginning of our universe | TheHill

SPHEREx will gather data from more than 300 million galaxies and more than 100 million stars in the Milky Way galaxy.

Source: The Hill

02/05/2021

Amazon responds to Elon Musk's accusations of impeding SpaceX's Starlink satellite internet plans

The satellite internet projects of Elon Musk and Jeff Bezos are sparring before the FCC, with Amazon clarifying its position on Starlink's planned modification.

Source: CNBC

02/05/2021

SpaceX will launch a NASA mission to study the history of the universe

NASA has chosen SpaceX to launch SPHEREx, a mission that will study the origins of the universe.

Source: Engadget

02/05/2021

SpaceX's Starlink satellite internet service now has over 10000 users

Source: Google News

02/05/2021

SpaceX says 10,000 people are getting internet from Starlink satellites

More than 10,000 people in the US and abroad are getting their internet from a network of SpaceX satellites, the Elon Musk-led company says. The rocket-building firm touted the number in a filing w…

Source: New York Post

02/05/2021

NASA picks Elon Musk's SpaceX to help with a $99 million mission that will map the creation of the universe

NASA said a space telescope called SPHEREx would launch via a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket, and collect data on how the universe was created.

Source: Business Insider

02/05/2021

SpaceX to launch NASA astrophysics mission

SpaceX won a NASA contract Feb. 4 to launch a small astrophysics mission, continuing its string of similar agency contracts over the last two years.

Source: SpaceNews

02/05/2021

Rocket Report: SpaceX sets new reuse record, Astra valued at $2.1 billion

"This takes us a step closer to our mission of improving life on Earth from space."

Source: Ars Technica

02/05/2021

Musk's Starlink satellite internet has 10,000 users: SpaceX - Business Insider

In an FCC filing, Elon Musk's SpaceX said Starlink had passed 10,000 users, and requested that it be made eligible for federal cash.

Source: Business Insider

02/05/2021

No SpaceX doubleheader for now, but range is ready for two launches in a day

Source: Spaceflight Now

02/05/2021

SpaceX filing reveals Starlink internet service has over 10,000 users

SpaceX's Starlink internet service is still in beta, but is already used by over 10,000 people

Source: Engadget

02/04/2021

NASA chooses SpaceX to launch $99M astrophysics mission

Spherex is slated to take off as soon as June 2024.

Source: CNET

02/04/2021

FAA Investigates Explosive Landing of SpaceX's Mars Starship Prototype | The Weather Channel - Articles from The Weather Channel | weather.com

The SN9 Starship prototype exploded when it crashed landed this past Tuesday in Boca Chica, Texas. - Articles from The Weather Channel | weather.com

Source: The Weather Channel

02/04/2021

SpaceX Starlink passes 10,000 users and fights opposition to FCC funding

Electric co-ops say Starlink is "experimental" and shouldn't get FCC money.

Source: Ars Technica

02/04/2021

SpaceX says its Starlink satellite internet service now has over 10,000 users

Elon Musk's SpaceX disclosed on Thursday that its Starlink satellite internet service now has "over 10,000 users in the United States and abroad."

Source: CNBC

02/04/2021

FAA to Oversee Investigation of Crashed SpaceX Starship Prototype

The explosive crash of a SpaceX prototype Starship rocket this week has prompted the Federal Aviation Administration to oversee an investigation into the incident. The news follows recent reports that SpaceX violated federal safety regulations late last year.

Source: Gizmodo.com

02/04/2021

SpaceX launches 60 Starlink satellites on record-setting used rocket, nails landing

This Falcon 9 first stage last flew just 27 days ago.

Source: Space.com

02/04/2021

SpaceX fires 60 Starlink internet satellites into orbit, with more set to launch Friday – Spaceflight Now

Source: Spaceflight Now

02/04/2021

Live coverage: SpaceX poised for middle-of-the-night Starlink launch – Spaceflight Now

Source: Spaceflight Now

02/03/2021

SpaceX set to launch two Falcon 9 rockets carrying hundreds of Starlink satellites

Starlink 18 will liftoff from Cape Canaveral Space Force Station Launch Complex 40 at 1:19 a.m. eastern time Thursday, while Starlink 17's launch from Kennedy Space Center Launch Complex 39A has been rescheduled to Friday at 5:14 a.m. eastern time.

Source: Fox Business

02/03/2021

SpaceX will launch 2 Starlink missions in 2 days starting Thursday. Watch them live!

Source: Space.com

02/03/2021

SpaceX Starship: Slo-mo SN9 flight video shows explosion in stunning detail

SpaceX's Starship has tackled its latest "hop test" — and it didn't end well. Here's what went down when the "SN9" prototype crash-landed Wednesday.

Source: Inverse

02/03/2021

FAA to oversee investigation of SpaceX Mars rocket prototype's explosive landing

The Federal Aviation Administration said it will oversee an investigation into a crash landing of a SpaceX prototype rocket on Tuesday. The announcement comes after the FAA forced SpaceX to delay the launch as it investigated a previous explosion of a similar…

Source: CNN

02/03/2021

SpaceX Starship prototype explodes on landing in test flight mishap

It was the second Starship landing mishap in a row as SpaceX continues the booster's rapid-fire development.

Source: CBS News

02/03/2021

SpaceX's Starship test flight ends in fiery crash, again

US company SpaceX has carried out a second test flight of its prototype rocket, being developed to take humans to Mars.Things were going well until it tried ...

Source: YouTube

02/03/2021

FAA denied SpaceX a safety waiver. Its Starship SN8 rocket launched anyway

As SN9 got the green light to fly, the Federal Aviation Administration reveals that its predecessor never did.

Source: CNET

02/02/2021

SpaceX Starship crashes after suborbital flight

A second prototype of SpaceX’s Starship reusable launch vehicle performed a suborbital flight Feb. 2, only to crash while landing.

Source: SpaceNews

02/02/2021

SpaceX Starship explodes in test flight crash landing

SpaceX’s latest prototype exploded in a massive fireball during a test flight crash landing on Tuesday — meeting a similar fate as a previous test rocket. The steel Starship prototype Se…

Source: New York Post

02/02/2021

SpaceX to launch the 'world's first all-civilian mission' to space in 2021

SpaceX will launch four private citizens on a Crew Dragon capsule into orbit around the Earth later this year, dubbed "the world's first all-civilian mission...

Source: YouTube

02/02/2021

SpaceX violated launch license in Starship SN8 launch

The FAA said that SpaceX violated the conditions of a launch license for its Starship vehicle during a launch in December, prompting an investigation.

Source: SpaceNews

02/02/2021

FAA approves Starship test after saying SpaceX violated safety rules on last flight

Source: Spaceflight Now

02/02/2021

Elon Musk Plans SpaceX Mission With All-Civilian Crew | TODAY

Elon Musk plans to send four civilians on a multi-day mission to orbit the Earth, including a billionaire who is determined to combine the journey with a mis...

Source: YouTube

02/02/2021

SpaceX has a green light from the FAA, and Starship SN9 is free to fly

It's time to see if SN9 can stick the landing in South Texas.

Source: Ars Technica

02/02/2021

SpaceX to fly first space mission with all civilian crew

The "Squawk Box" crew talk about several of the morning's top stories.

Source: YouTube

02/02/2021

SpaceX's second high-altitude Starship test flight could happen today

SpaceX has announced that it will attempted its second high-altitude Starship test as early as today, February 2nd.

Source: Engadget

02/02/2021

SpaceX to launch first-ever private astronaut mission in late 2021 - Business Insider

For SpaceX's Inspiration4 mission, Jared Isaacman is giving seats on the Crew Dragon spaceship to a healthcare worker, an entrepreneur, and a donor.

Source: Business Insider

02/02/2021

U.S. billionaire buys SpaceX flight to orbit with 3 others

The fourth seat will go to a business owner who uses Shift4 Payments, Isaacman’s credit card processing company in Allentown. He has bought a Super Bowl ad to publicize the mission.

Source: PennLive

02/02/2021

SpaceX announces first space mission with all-civilian crew

NBC's Tom Costello reports on SpaceX's announcement today that it would be sending civilians into space for the first time.

Source: YouTube

02/02/2021

Entrepreneur purchases SpaceX Crew Dragon mission

An entrepreneur has purchased a SpaceX Crew Dragon mission slated for launch late this year that will include three other people.

Source: SpaceNews

02/01/2021

Elon Musk’s SpaceX announces a spaceflight intended to raise money for St. Jude hospital

The flight is being financed by Jared Isaacman, the 37-year-old founder and chief executive officer of Shift4 Payments, a payments technology company, who is also donating $100 million to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital.

Source: The Washington Post

02/01/2021

SpaceX announces Inspiration4, all-civilian space mission in support of St Jude's Hospital - NASASpaceFlight.com

SpaceX has added a new private Crew Dragon mission to their growing human spaceflight manifest.…

Source: NASASpaceflight.com

02/01/2021

SpaceX to launch all-civilian crew to space, and 1 seat is up for grabs

Source: ABC News

02/01/2021

SpaceX announces first-ever all-civilian space flight crew

Source: CNN

02/01/2021

U.S. billionaire buys entire SpaceX flight to raise $200 million for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital

A U.S. billionaire who made a fortune in tech and fighter jets is buying an entire SpaceX flight and plans to take three “everyday” people with him to circle the globe this year. Besides fulfilling his dream of flying in space, Jared Isaacman announced Monday…

Source: KTLA Los Angeles

02/01/2021

SpaceX announces first ‘all-civilian’ mission to space

Elon Musk’s SpaceX is planning to send its first “all-civilian” crew to space at the end of 2021 in a charity-focused mission commanded by tech entrepreneur Jared Isaacman. The mission, named Inspiration4, will launch from SpaceX’s 39A launch site stationed a…

Source: The Verge

02/01/2021

SpaceX announces first all-civilian mission to space

SpaceX just announced plans for the first all-civilian mission to space. Morgan Brennan joins 'Closing Bell' to discuss. The mission will feature a four-pers...

Source: YouTube

02/01/2021

SpaceX announces first mission to space with all-civilian crew

SpaceX announced plans for the first all-civilian mission to space, a major milestone for private spaceflight and the nascent space tourism industry.

Source: NBC News

02/01/2021

SpaceX announces first mission to space with all-civilian crew

The four-person expedition is expected to launch into orbit sometime in the fourth quarter of this year.

Source: Yahoo Entertainment

02/01/2021

Space calendar 2021: Mars landings, SpaceX Starship tests, NASA launches and more

A mass of Mars missions set to reach the red planet in February. Plus, will SpaceX get its Starship prototype off the ground?

Source: CNET

01/31/2021

SpaceX launches 18th Starlink satellite mission

SpaceX launched the 18th mission of the constellation of networked satellites known as Starlink on Sunday. (Jan. 31)Subscribe for more Breaking News: http://...

Source: YouTube

01/31/2021

Elon Musk's explosive SpaceX rocket test violated its FAA license

Failure to launch

Source: Mashable

01/31/2021

SpaceX fires up next eight-flight Falcon 9 booster as Starlink launch slips

Ending a few-day delay, SpaceX has successfully static-fired Falcon 9 B1049 at Kennedy Space Center’s Pad 39A – now set to become the company’s second eight-flight booster as early as 6:19 am EST (11:19 UTC). Originally scheduled to occur as early as Friday, …

Source: Teslarati

01/31/2021

Elon Musk’s SpaceX Riles Its Rivals for Broadband Subsidies

Competitors say government should think twice about backing SpaceX’s satellite-based system with nearly $1 billion

Source: The Wall Street Journal

01/30/2021

Next SpaceX commercial crew mission to launch in April

The second operational SpaceX commercial crew mission to the International Space Station will now launch in mid-April, carrying four astronauts.

Source: SpaceNews

01/30/2021

Next SpaceX commercial crew mission to launch in April

The second operational SpaceX commercial crew mission to the International Space Station will now launch in mid-April, carrying four astronauts.

Source: SpaceNews

01/30/2021

Elon Musk's SpaceX reportedly violated terms of FAA license

Elon Musk’s SpaceX rocket crashed and burned trying to come down from its first high-altitude flight — and now the billionaire is in hot water with the federal government for violating …

Source: New York Post

01/30/2021

SpaceX targets Monday launch of additional Starlink satellites, announces next crew mission

The next crew mission will launch in April.

Source: Fox News

01/30/2021

Elon Musk’s SpaceX lab school principles now molding young innovators around the world

The advent of COVID has brought about a myriad of problems in the world to the forefront, including hard-to-swallow realizations about the systems that surround, forge, and often dictate human society. Education was among these systems affected by the global …

Source: Teslarati

01/30/2021

Musk's SpaceX violated its launch license in explosive Starship test: the Verge

An investigation was opened focusing on the explosive landing and on SpaceX’s refusal to stick to the terms of what the FAA authorized.

Source: Fox Business

01/30/2021

Russia may fine citizens for using SpaceX's Starlink internet. Here's how Elon Musk's service poses a threat to authoritarian regimes.

"Satellite potentially turns the tables because the government doesn't control space," a telecom analyst at GlobalData told Insider.

Source: Business Insider

01/30/2021

SpaceX Violated FAA Launch License in December Test, Report Says

Source: Bloomberg

01/29/2021

Elon Musk’s SpaceX violated its FAA launch license, prompting investigation

SpaceX’s Starship test launch in December 2020 violated the company’s Federal Aviation Administration license and triggered a mishap investigation, sources tell The Verge.

Source: The Verge

01/29/2021

Elon Musk bashes FAA for delaying SpaceX's Starship SN9 launch

Elon Musk bashed the FAA on Twitter for delaying the first test flight of SpaceX's SN9 rocket, saying 'humanity wil never get to Mars.' But the FAA seems to have safety concerns about the launch.

Source: Daily Mail

01/29/2021

SpaceX looks to build next-generation Starlink internet satellites after launching 1,000 so far

SpaceX is preparing to begin production of the next-generation of its Starlink internet satellites, according to a company job posting.

Source: CNBC

01/29/2021

SpaceX targeting weekend for test fire and launch of Starlink satellites

Source: Google News

01/29/2021

Live coverage: SpaceX counting down to Falcon 9 static fire today – Spaceflight Now

Source: Spaceflight Now

01/28/2021

Justice Department investigating Elon Musk's SpaceX following complaint of hiring discrimination

The DOJ is investigating Elon Musk's SpaceX over whether the company "engages in any pattern or practice of discrimination" in its hiring, court filings said.

Source: CNBC

01/28/2021

SpaceX Crew Dragon: first 4 private citizens revealed for trip to space

SpaceX's human-carrying capsule is set to take four more passengers into space, but these folks are no ordinary astronauts.

Source: Inverse

01/28/2021

Could South Texas see some SpaceX activity today? Maybe.

SpaceX is preparing for its second high-altitude flight of the Starship prototype from...

Source: Houston Chronicle

01/28/2021

SpaceX Starship launch today: Boca Chica told to evacuate as SN9 launch could be imminent

SPACEX is gearing up for the launch of the Starship Serial Number 9 (SN9) with new road closures and evacuation notices issued for Boca Chica suggesting the prototype spacecraft could fly this afternoon.

Source: Express

01/27/2021

Axiom's private crew pay $55 million to fly SpaceX rocket to ISS - Business Insider

An American entrepreneur, a Canadian investor, and an Israeli businessman will be the crew aboard the SpaceX's Crew Dragon flight to the ISS.

Source: Business Insider

01/27/2021

SpaceX, Amazon spat pits world's richest men against each other over space real estate

SpaceX and Amazon — companies run by the two richest men in the world — are sparring over their competing satellite-based internet businesses, with SpaceX accusing Amazon of "stifling competition" and Amazon accusing SpaceX of looking to "smother competition …

Source: CNN

01/26/2021

SpaceX targeting Wednesday for Starship SN9 test flight

SN9 will be the second Starship prototype to perform a high-altitude test flight.

Source: Space.com

01/26/2021

SpaceX adds laser links to Starlink satellites to serve Earth’s polar areas

Laser links connect Starlink satellites, reducing need for ground stations.

Source: Ars Technica

01/26/2021

Axiom Space unveils two investors will fly on the first fully-private SpaceX crew mission to the ISS

Houston-based Axiom Space unveiled that real estate investor Larry Connor and Canadian investor Mark Pathy will launch on its mission with SpaceX next year.

Source: CNBC

01/26/2021

Elon Musk blasts Jeff Bezos' Amazon for attempts to 'hamstring' SpaceX's Starlink satellite internet

Elon Musk's SpaceX and Jeff Bezos' Amazon are sparring in front of the FCC over the satellite internet projects Starlink and Project Kuiper.

Source: CNBC

01/26/2021

SpaceX adds laser crosslinks to polar Starlink satellites

The first Starlink satellites launched to polar orbit are equipped with laser crosslinks, technology the company plans to add to other satellites next year.

Source: SpaceNews

01/25/2021

Watch Live: SpaceX Attempts Second High-Altitude Launch of a Starship Prototype

SpaceX is scheduled to launch Starship prototype SN9 later today, in what will be the second high-altitude test of the company’s next-gen rocket. You can watch the action live right here.

Source: Gizmodo.com

01/25/2021

SpaceX set to launch its next Starship prototype on Monday

It's only been about six weeks since SN8 flew.

Source: Ars Technica

01/25/2021

Reader Tip & Pic Of SpaceX Phobos — 2nd SpaceX Oil Rig

In previous articles, we covered that SpaceX bought two offshore oil rigs, with plans to modify them into floating launch and landing facilities for Starship. We weren't 100% sure where 8501/Phobos was, but thanks to our readers, we now know where it is.

Source: CleanTechnica

01/25/2021

SpaceX launches record number of spacecraft in cosmic rideshare program

A veteran rocket from billionaire entrepreneur Elon Musk’s SpaceX aerospace company launched 143 spacecraft into space on Sunday, a new record.

Source: NBC News

01/25/2021

SpaceX Falcon 9 boosts record 143 satellites into orbit on "rideshare" mission

It was the most satellites ever launched by a single rocket

Source: CBS News

01/25/2021

SpaceX’s next Starship launch ready to rectify SN8 explosion later this week

All signs point to SpaceX’s second high-altitude Starship prototype preparing for a 12.5-kilometer (~40,000 ft) as early as Monday, January 25th in a bid to rectify a last-second bug that caused its predecessor to explode last month. Known as Starship serial …

Source: Teslarati

01/25/2021

SpaceX launches Falcon 9 rocket with record 143 satellites aboard

Source: Google News

01/25/2021

SpaceX Falcon 9 boosts record 143 satellites into orbit on "rideshare" mission

It was the most satellites ever launched by a single rocket

Source: CBS News

01/24/2021

SpaceX completes largest-ever cargo launch of 143 satellites

This marks the fifth mission for the Transporter-1 booster.

Source: Fox News

01/24/2021

SpaceX launches a record 100-plus satellites on a Falcon 9 rocket

Elon Musk's space company sends a swarm of satellites to orbit in a single go.

Source: CNET

01/24/2021

SpaceX launches 143 satellites on one rocket in record-setting mission

A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket carried 143 satellites into orbit on a jam-packed rideshare mission Sunday, setting a new world record for the most satellites launched by a single rocket.

Source: CNN

01/24/2021

SpaceX launches record batch of satellites in first in-house rideshare mission

SpaceX’s debut mission under its new SmallSat Rideshare Program breaks the record for the most satellites launched in a single flight.

Source: The Verge

01/24/2021

Will SpaceX's Starlink Kill the Cable Industry?

Starlink isn't always price-competitive with cable (yet). Some consumers may want it anyway.

Source: Motley Fool

01/24/2021

How to watch SpaceX launch 100-plus satellites on a Falcon 9 rocket today

Elon Musk's space company could send a swarm of satellites to orbit in a single go this weekend.

Source: CNET

01/23/2021

SpaceX delays launch of 143 satellites on single rocket

SpaceX's attempt to launch a record 143 satellites on a single Falcon 9 rocket was stopped Saturday due to poor weather conditions.

Source: Fox News

01/23/2021

How to watch SpaceX launch 100-plus satellites on a Falcon 9 rocket Sunday

Elon Musk's space company could send a swarm of satellites to orbit in a single go this weekend.

Source: CNET

01/23/2021

SpaceX to Drill for Natural Gas Near Texas Starship Development Site

This effort will apparently be channeled into the rocket vehicle project at the facility.

Source: Motley Fool

01/23/2021

SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket with 143 satellites grounded by weather

SpaceX will make another attempt to launch its Transporter 1 "rideshare" mission Sunday.

Source: CBS News

01/23/2021

Watch SpaceX launch its first dedicated rideshare mission live, carrying a record-breaking number of satellites

[UPDATE: Today’s attempt was scrubbed due to weather conditions. Another launch window is available tomorrow at 10 AM ET] SpaceX is set to launch the very first of its dedicated rideshare missions – an offering it introduced in 2019 that allows small satellit…

Source: TechCrunch

01/23/2021

SpaceX's first 'rideshare' mission will launch a record number of satellites

The SpaceX Transporter-1 mission set to launch today will put 133 commercial and government spacecraft, as well as 10 more Starlink satellites, in orbit. SpaceX says that’s “the most spacecraft ever deployed on a single mission” — the previous record holder,…

Source: Engadget

01/23/2021

How to watch SpaceX launch over 100 satellites on a Falcon 9 rocket tomorrow

Elon Musk's space company could send a swarm of satellites to orbit in a single go this weekend.

Source: CNET

01/22/2021

Transporter-1 to debut new SpaceX rideshare program, break world record - NASASpaceFlight.com

SpaceX is preparing for their third launch of 2021 and the first of many planned…

Source: NASASpaceflight.com

01/22/2021

Here's What SpaceX's Massive New Floating Spaceport Look Like Up Close

They're huge.

Source: Futurism

01/22/2021

SpaceX to set record for most satellites launched on a single mission

Party in the payload bay: 143 total satellites deployed in a dozen waves.

Source: Ars Technica

01/22/2021

SpaceX's record-setting rideshare mission a challenge for space traffic control

SpaceX's Transporter-1, a rideshare mission scheduled to launch Jan. 23 could set a new record for the most satellites ever launched in a single flight.

Source: SpaceNews

01/22/2021

SpaceX's Starship SN9 prototype fires engines again to prep for test flight

The high-altitude hop could come as early as Monday (Jan. 25).

Source: Space.com

01/22/2021

SpaceX readies for 2nd launch this week with ridesharing mission

After successfully launching its own payload from Florida earlier this week, SpaceX is preparing another Falcon 9 rocket to liftoff with satellites from several customers, including DARPA, NASA and more of its own Starlink satellites.

Source: WKMG News 6 & ClickOrlando

01/22/2021

SpaceX set for unique weekend launch from Cape Canaveral

Source: Google News

01/21/2021

SpaceX to launch dozens of satellites on Transporter-1 flight Friday and you can watch it live

Source: Space.com

01/21/2021

New Year, New Launches: 48 SuperDoves to Launch with SpaceX

Planet | New Year, New Launches: 48 SuperDoves to Launch with SpaceX

Source: Planet.com

01/21/2021

How to watch SpaceX launch dozens of satellites on a rocket ride-share Friday

Elon Musk's space company could send nearly 100 satellites to orbit in a single go this week.

Source: CNET

01/21/2021

SpaceX aborts several Starship static fire attempts, rolls test tank to the pad

Accidentally producing the polar opposite of Starship serial number 9 (SN9) completing a trio of Raptor ignition tests in four hours last week, SpaceX has now suffered three back-to-back static fire aborts on January 20th. On January 13th, Starship SN9 somewh…

Source: Teslarati

01/21/2021

Satellogic signs multi-launch contract with SpaceX

Earth observation company Satellogic announced Jan. 19 it signed a contract with SpaceX covering several rideshare launches of its satellites.

Source: SpaceNews

01/20/2021

SpaceX is about to run its final test of Starship SN9 before 1st launch

The last major Starship test ended in an explosion.

Source: Live Science

01/20/2021

SpaceX may give 2 oil rigs second lives as Starship ocean launchpads - Business Insider

Elon Musk has tweeted about floating 'spaceports' for SpaceX before, and it looks like the company may be taking steps to build them.

Source: Business Insider

01/20/2021

SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket aces eighth launch and “envelope expansion” landing

SpaceX has successfully completed the first of dozens of Starlink launches planned in 2021, simultaneously crushing multiple rocket reusability records and completing an “envelope expansion” booster landing at sea. Ending several days of delays, Falcon 9 boos…

Source: Teslarati

01/20/2021

SpaceX expands public beta test of Starlink satellite internet to Canada and the UK

Elon Musk's company is now offering early public access to its Starlink satellite internet service in Canada and the U.K.

Source: CNBC

01/20/2021

SpaceX To Repurpose Oil Rigs For Launch Pads

SpaceX plans to use two deepwater oil rigs as offshore floating spaceports that the company will likely use for the Starship rockets it is developing

Source: OilPrice.com

01/20/2021

SpaceX Repurposing Oil Rigs From Bankrupt Valaris as Floating Launch Pads

The rigs will hold the company's massive Starship rocket vehicles.

Source: Motley Fool

01/20/2021

SpaceX launches first Starlink mission of 2021

As the second SpaceX launch of the year, and the first of many Starlink missions…

Source: NASASpaceflight.com

01/20/2021

SpaceX Will Repurpose Oil Rigs To Build A Starship Spaceport At Sea

SpaceX is planning to use oil rigs to build a Starship Spaceport at sea in South Texas.

Source: CleanTechnica

01/20/2021

Live coverage: SpaceX counting down to Starlink launch Wednesday

Source: Spaceflight Now

01/19/2021

SpaceX bought two oil rigs to convert into offshore launch pads for Starship

SpaceX’s next spacecraft is in development in Texas, and CEO Elon Musk previously revealed that the company was planning to build floating spaceports for Starship operations, after a job ad was posted looking for someone to oversee their development. Now, Spa…

Source: TechCrunch

01/19/2021

SpaceX bought two former Valaris oil rigs to build floating launchpads for its Starship rocket

Elon Musk's SpaceX bought two deepwater oil rigs last year and is converting them into floating launchpads for its Starship rocket.

Source: CNBC

01/19/2021

With latest Starlink launch, SpaceX to set record for rapid reuse

Weather appears to be good for Wednesday after concerns about recovery on Monday.

Source: Ars Technica

01/19/2021

Elon Musk Replies to SpaceX Mars Game Developer After 154 Tweets

A developer made a video game about SpaceX and life on Mars and sent 154 tweets to Elon Musk asking for the right to use his company's logo and name.

Source: Interesting Engineering

01/19/2021

SpaceX delays push Starship flight, two Falcon 9 launches into the same 25-hour period

A series of recent Starship and Starlink delays have pushed SpaceX’s Starship flight test and two Falcon 9 launches into the same ~25-hour period, potentially setting the stage for a frenetic Wednesday and Thursday. SpaceX announced a third delay for its Star…

Source: Teslarati

01/19/2021

SpaceX Starlink launch: How to watch Falcon 9 drop 60 satellites into orbit Wednesday

If you think this is becoming routine, think again. This will be the first attempt to reuse a rocket booster eight times.

Source: CNET

01/18/2021

SpaceX set to launch first Starlink mission of 2021

As the second SpaceX launch of the year, and the first of many Starlink missions…

Source: NASASpaceflight.com

01/18/2021

SpaceX delays launch of 60 Starlink satellites due to bad weather - Business Insider

Elon Musk's SpaceX wants to envelop Earth with up to 42,000 Starlink satellites that beam internet down from orbit.

Source: Business Insider

01/18/2021

Moderna and SpaceX highlighted by a fast-growing U.S. fund traded in London

Baillie Gifford U.S. Growth Trust devoted much of its half-yearly report to talking up the prospects of biotech Moderna and rocket launcher SpaceX, two of...

Source: MarketWatch

01/17/2021

SpaceX will launch its 1st Starlink satellites of 2021 on Monday. Here's how to watch.

Liftoff is set for 8:45 a.m. EST (1345 GMT).

Source: Space.com

01/17/2021

SpaceX Falcon 9 booster set to beat rocket turnaround record by a huge margin

The Falcon 9 booster assigned to SpaceX’s first Starlink launch of the new year is on track to become the world’s most rapidly reusable rocket as early as Monday, January 18th. Prior to 2020, SpaceX’s Block 5 booster turnaround record – referring to the time …

Source: Teslarati

01/16/2021

SpaceX Hopes to Launch And Land Starship No. 9 This Week

The first time SpaceX attempted such an ambitious Starship flight, the 16-story vehicle blew up. A month later, Elon Musk's company is trying again.

Source: Business Insider

01/16/2021

SpaceX Dragon cargo splashes down successfully off the Florida coast

On Wednesday, NASA announced that the upgraded SpaceX Dragon cargo spacecraft successfully splashdown at 8:26 PM EST west of Tampa, Florida. The successful splashdown marked the ending of the compa…

Source: SlashGear

01/16/2021

SpaceX Cargo Dragon Splashes Down Loaded With Science Experiments

SpaceX’s upgraded Dragon cargo spacecraft splashed down at 8:26 p.m. EST on Wednesday west of Tampa off the Florida coast, marking the return of the company’s 21st contracted cargo resupply mission to the International Space Station for NASA.

Source: CleanTechnica

01/15/2021

NASA shares video of SpaceX splashdown near Tampa Bay

On their Facebook page Friday, NASA shared an episode of its ‘Space to Ground’ series that documented the successful splashdown of the SpaceX cargo Dragon near Tampa Bay.

Source: WWSB

01/15/2021

SpaceX swapping out two engines on Starship SN9 prototype ahead of test flight

It's unclear when SN9 will make its big hop.

Source: Space.com

01/15/2021

Weather looks good for SpaceX's next Starlink launch from Kennedy Space Center

Source: Google News

01/15/2021

Weather looks good for SpaceX's next Starlink launch from Kennedy Space Center

Conditions a tKennedy Space Center should be favorable for SpaceX's next launch of a Falcon 9 rocket with Starlink internet satellites on Monday.

Source: Florida Today

01/15/2021

Russia Might Issue Fines for Using SpaceX Starlink Internet Service

You can get Starlink internet in a few places, but Russia doesn't want any of its citizens going through the SpaceX system as it expands. In fact, the country has floated the idea of fining people for using Starlink or other foreign satellite internet service…

Source: ExtremeTech

01/15/2021

Darkened SpaceX Satellites Can Still Disrupt Astronomy, New Research Suggests

SpaceX’s attempt to reduce the reflectivity of Starlink satellites is working, but not to the degree required by astronomers.

Source: Gizmodo.com

01/14/2021

Elon Musk's SpaceX starts testing Starlink broadband service in the English countryside

SpaceX's satellite broadband service Starlink is now being tested in the U.K. after it was given a license by U.K. telecoms regulator Ofcom.

Source: CNBC

01/14/2021

SpaceX's Dragon cargo ship makes first Atlantic splashdown

In total there were 4,400lb of scientific research and other cargo that splashed down in the Gulf of Mexico off the West Coast of Florida at 01:30 GMT this morning.

Source: Daily Mail

01/14/2021

SpaceX’s first Starlink launch of the year up next after schedule shuffle

SpaceX’s first Starlink launch of the year is now up next after a major rideshare mission’s delays forced a schedule shuffle. Known as Starlink-16 or Starlink V1 L16, the mission will be SpaceX’s 16th launch of operational v1.0 communications satellites and i…

Source: Teslarati

01/14/2021

SpaceX's Dragon spacecraft splashes down off west coast of Florida

SpaceX's cargo Dragon spacecraft splashed down in the Gulf of Mexico off the west coast of Florida around 8:30 p.m. Wednesday with 4,400 pounds of scientific research and other cargo.

Source: Fox Business

01/14/2021

SpaceX hot fire tests its Starship vehicle three times in four hours

"Today at SpaceX is about practicing Starship engine starts."

Source: Ars Technica

01/13/2021

SpaceX wins contracts for lunar lander, environmental satellite launches

SpaceX secured contracts Jan. 13 for the launches of a commercial lunar lander mission and a privately funded satellite to track methane emissions.

Source: SpaceNews

01/13/2021

SpaceX's Starship SN9 prototype fires rocket engines three times in one day

SN9 will fly soon, if all goes according to plan.

Source: Space.com

01/13/2021

Intuitive Machines taps SpaceX for second lunar lander mission

The first commercial lunar landers are set to start making their trips to the moon as early as this year, and now another one has a confirmed ride booked...

Source: TechCrunch

01/12/2021

SpaceX bringing a case of space-aged Bordeaux wine back to Earth

This French wine is truly out of this world. The SpaceX capsule will bring a case of Bordeaux back to Earth when it splashes down Wednesday — and it’s no vin ordinaire after aging in ou…

Source: New York Post

01/12/2021

SpaceX Cargo Dragon supply ship makes 1st undocking from space station

It returns to Earth Wednesday.

Source: Space.com

01/12/2021

SpaceX's next idea: Catch Super Heavy boosters with the launch tower

SpaceX is getting closer and closer to realizing the design for its Starship and Super Heavy launch system. Once complete, it will be the world's first fully reusable launch system and will facilitate trips to low Earth orbit (LEO), the moon and Mars. Constru…

Source: Phys.Org

01/12/2021

SpaceX simplified: Everything you need to know about Elon Musk's rocket empire

If you've heard something about a Starship bound for Mars, NASA astronauts riding a Dragon and Starlink broadband, here are the key details.

Source: CNET

01/11/2021

Bad Weather Leaves SpaceX Dragon Stuck at Space Station

The spacecraft was supposed to head home today, but it's stuck in orbit for now because of weather.

Source: Futurism

01/11/2021

Bad weather on Earth delays SpaceX Dragon's return from space station

Rough weather in the Atlantic forced the delay.

Source: Space.com

01/11/2021

SpaceX's Cargo Dragon departure from space station postponed because of weather

The departure of SpaceX’s Cargo Dragon craft from the International Space Station was scratched on Monday morning because of weather in the splashdown zone off the east coast of Florida.

Source: Fox News

01/11/2021

SpaceX calls-off CRS-21 Dragon return due to recovery weather off Florida

The CRS-21 automated cargo Dragon v2, the first-of-its-kind for the v2 class designed and developed…

Source: NASASpaceflight.com

01/11/2021

Elon Musk launches SpaceX Starlink internet in the UK - Business Insider

After receiving approval in the UK, SpaceX sent Starlink kits for its public beta test to users in the country.

Source: Business Insider

01/11/2021

SpaceX launch: Starship SN9 looks ready to launch as early as Tuesday

SPACEX is gearing up for the first high-altitude launch of the Starship SN9 prototype. After a pre-flight static fire test last week, the rocket could be ready to launch as early as Tuesday.

Source: Express

01/11/2021

SpaceX Dragon Capsule to Make First of Its Kind Science Splashdown

Source: Space Ref

01/10/2021

NASA Is Streaming the SpaceX Cargo Dragon Leaving the Space Station on Monday

Watch live! From space!

Source: Thrillist

01/10/2021

SpaceX Starlink is coming to the UK: How it could change pastoral England

Starlink, SpaceX's internet connectivity constellation, is expanding.

Source: Inverse

01/09/2021

SpaceX Releases a Recap Video of their SN8 Making its Hop Test!

SpaceX just released a recap video of their SN8 making its first-ever high-altitude hop test. Soon enough, the SN9 will be doing the same!

Source: Universe Today

01/09/2021

Next high-flying SpaceX Starship test could blast off as soon as Tuesday

SN9 is on deck to boldly follow in the footsteps of SN8, which bravely sacrificed itself in the name of iteration.

Source: CNET

01/08/2021

SpaceX cargo Dragon capsule to splash down off Florida coast on Monday

An uncrewed cargo Dragon capsule is scheduled to splash down off the Florida coast on Monday evening roughly 12 hours after its departure from the International Space Station.

Source: FOX 35 Orlando

01/08/2021

SpaceX Dragon Capsule to Make First of Its Kind Science Splashdown

By capsule, helicopter, boat, plane, and car, space station science experiments are about to make a first of a kind journey back to researchers on Earth.

Source: NASA

01/08/2021

Tom Cruise's SpaceX ride may set a new bar for spaceflight - Business Insider

The former NASA astronaut Michael López-Alegría will command Axiom Space's historic all-private mission to orbit aboard SpaceX's Crew Dragon ship.

Source: Business Insider

01/08/2021

Next high-flying SpaceX Starship test could blast off as soon as Sunday

SN9 is on deck to boldly follow in the footsteps of SN8, which bravely sacrificed itself in the name of iteration.

Source: CNET

01/08/2021

SpaceX Cargo Dragon spacecraft set to splashdown in Atlantic Monday night

Source: Google News

01/08/2021

SpaceX launches Falcon 9 with Turkish satellite amid Armenian outcry

SpaceX completed its first Falcon 9 launch for 2021 that sent a Turkish satellite to orbit, however the mission has been protested by Armenian activist who fear it will be used 'to kill' them.

Source: Daily Mail

01/08/2021

SpaceX completes first rocket launch of 2021, sending up communications satellite

Following a very busy 2020 that saw it make a number of achievements, SpaceX completed its first rocket launch of 2021 on Thursday.

Source: Fox News

01/08/2021

SpaceX schedules second Starship static fire after first test ends prematurely

Update: SpaceX appears to have plans for a second triple-Raptor static fire for Starship SN9 after the rocket’s first test was cut short for unknown reasons. Identical to previous road closure windows, SpaceX will have an opportunity to test Starship SN9 from…

Source: Teslarati

01/08/2021

SpaceX lands the first Falcon 9 rocket of 2021 like it's nothing

Elon Musk's company had its busiest year ever in 2020 and is gearing up for even more launches in 2021.

Source: CNET

01/08/2021

SpaceX launches Turksat 5A communications satellite for Turkey, lands rocket

The launch kicked off what should be a very busy 2021 for Elon Musk's company.

Source: Space.com

01/08/2021

SpaceX lands the first Falcon 9 rocket of 2021 like it's nothing

Elon Musk's company had its busiest year ever in 2020 and is gearing up for even more launches in 2021.

Source: CNET

01/08/2021

Test launch of SpaceX's Starship SN9 could come as early as this weekend

Road closures are in place from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. local time on Thursday and Friday for "anticipated test launch activities for SpaceX."

Source: Fox Business

01/07/2021

SpaceX to begin its 2021 launch campaign Thursday evening

This launch continues the trend of SpaceX using increasingly experienced first stages.

Source: Ars Technica

01/07/2021

SpaceX's Starship SN9 tests of its Raptor engines - signaling the rocket could blast off TOMORROW

SpaceX is gearing up for another Starship launch. The firm successfully tested SN9's Raptor engines and placed air restrictions around its Texas testing facility Friday through Sunday.

Source: Daily Mail

01/07/2021

Turksat telecom satellite set to launch on SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket

Source: Spaceflight Now

01/06/2021

SpaceX's Starship SN9 prototype fires its engines for the 1st time

SN9 has roared to life. A test launch could follow soon.

Source: Space.com

01/06/2021

SpaceX settles on Thursday for first Falcon 9 launch of 2021

After a few days of delays, SpaceX appears to have settled on Thursday, January 7th for the first of several dozen Falcon 9 launches planned in 2021. Originally scheduled to launch as early as January 4th, SpaceX’s Turksat 5A communications satellite launch w…

Source: Teslarati

01/05/2021

SpaceX To Try Launch Tower Catch For Super Heavy

SpaceX CEO Elon Musk announced last week that his company is making plans to attempt to catch its resuable Super Heavy rocket with the arm of the launch tower.

Source: AVweb

01/05/2021

First launch of 2021: SpaceX Falcon 9 launching with Turkish satellite from Cape Canaveral

Following a very busy year, SpaceX plans to kick off 2021 with the first launch as soon as Thursday from Cape Canaveral, sending up a Turkish communications satellite.

Source: WKMG News 6 & ClickOrlando

01/05/2021

US companies, led by SpaceX, launched more than any other country in 2020

Source: Spaceflight Now

01/05/2021

SpaceX scraps Starship SN8 wreckage, clears landing zone for next launch

In spite of tentative plans for preservation, SpaceX has fully scrapped the wreckage of the first high-altitude Starship prototype, clearing the landing zone it impacted for its successor’s imminent launch debut. Known as serial number 8 or SN8, the Starship …

Source: Teslarati

01/04/2021

SpaceX targets bold new 'catch' strategy for landing Super Heavy rockets

Super Heavy apparently won't need landing legs.

Source: Space.com

01/04/2021

SpaceX Will Try to ‘Catch’ Its Starship Boosters Instead of Landing Them

Not content to keep things simple or easy, SpaceX plans to catch its upcoming Super Heavy booster rockets at the launch tower, allowing for subsequent relaunches a mere one hour later.

Source: Gizmodo.com

01/04/2021

NASA to Air Departure of SpaceX Cargo Dragon from Space Station

The SpaceX Dragon that arrived to the International Space Station on the company’s 21st resupply services mission for NASA is scheduled to depart on Monday, Jan. 11, loaded with 5,200 pounds of scientific experiments and other cargo.

Source: NASA

01/04/2021

SpaceX may try to catch a falling rocket with a launch tower

At first blush, this sounds insane.

Source: Ars Technica

01/03/2021

SpaceX CEO Elon Musk teases plans to test two Starships at once

Mirroring comments made a few weeks ago, CEO Elon Musk says that SpaceX could be ready to test two Starships simultaneously within “the next few weeks.” On November 30th, in response to an unofficial aerial photo edited to show two Starships at SpaceX’s South…

Source: Teslarati

01/03/2021

SpaceX will try to 'catch' its Super Heavy rocket using the launch tower

Elon Musk says SpaceX will try to 'catch' the Super Heavy booster rocket using the launch tower, saving the trouble of using legs.

Source: Engadget

01/02/2021

Elon Musk plans to catch the most powerful SpaceX rocket, not land it

Super Heavy could launch one Starship and return to Earth to launch another one as soon as an hour later.

Source: CNET

01/02/2021

SpaceX sets reuse records in 2020, looks ahead to even more ambitous 2021

In their most active year to date, SpaceX reached several reuse milestones, further pursuing their…

Source: NASASpaceflight.com

01/02/2021

Elon Musk And SpaceX Bring The Fastest Satellite Internet To Greece - Greek City Times

Elon Musk's move to bring Starlink to Greece, will place the country at the top of the list of countries with the fastest internet in the world, next to South Korea (which holds the first spot), followed by Norway, Singapore and Canada, while the US holds the…

Source: Greek City Times

01/01/2021

SpaceX wins US military satellite constellation launch contract to close out 2020

SpaceX’s Falcon 9 workhorse rocket has secured a new US military launch contract worth $150 million, closing out a spectacularly successful year. Announced by the Department of Defence’s (DoD) Space Development Agency (SDA) on December 31st, the contract stip…

Source: Teslarati

01/01/2021

Elon Musk reveals 'catch and quick release' plan for SpaceX's Super Heavy booster

SpaceX CEO Elon Musk revealed another ambitious plan on Twitter about Starship's Super Heave booster. Musk says the engine will be caught by the launch tower arm on its return to Earth.

Source: Daily Mail

12/31/2020

SpaceX wins $150 million contract to launch Space Development Agency satellites

SpaceX has been awarded a $150.4 million contract to launch as many as 28 satellites for the Pentagon’s space agency.

Source: SpaceNews

12/31/2020

Elon Musk plans to catch SpaceX's most powerful rocket rather than land it

Super Heavy could launch one Starship and return to Earth to launch another one as soon as an hour later.

Source: CNET

12/31/2020

SpaceX rival reveals a hidden advantage to reusing rockets

Peter Beck, CEO of Rocket Lab, has identified another reason why it makes sense to reuse space rockets. The practice has been used multiple times by SpaceX CEO Elon Musk.

Source: Inverse

12/30/2020

SpaceX Starship boosters could forgo landings entirely, says Elon Musk

SpaceX CEO Elon Musk says that Starship’s Super Heavy boosters could forgo landings entirely, relying instead on a wild crane-based solution to recover the world’s largest rocket stage. As previously discussed on Teslarati, the Super Heavy booster tasked with…

Source: Teslarati

12/30/2020

Elon Musk says SpaceX will attempt to recover Super Heavy rocket by catching it with launch tower

SpaceX will try a significantly different approach to landing its future reusable rocket boosters, according to CEO and founder Elon Musk. It will attempt to ‘catch’ the heavy booster, which is currently in development, using the launch tower arm used to stab…

Source: TechCrunch

12/29/2020

Take a Look at Photos of SpaceX Starlink Earth Station in a Remote Canadian Town

SpaceX has been making headlines with their Starlink satellite internet system and a Reddit user recently stumbled upon an earth station.

Source: Interesting Engineering

12/28/2020

SpaceX's very big year: A 2020 filled with astronaut launches, Starship tests and more

Elon Musk's company averaged one launch every two weeks in 2020.

Source: Space.com

12/26/2020

SpaceX Scheduled to Launch Falcon 9 Rocket From Cape Canaveral Space Force Station on January 4

SpaceX is scheduled to launch a Falcon 9 rocket from Cape Canaveral Space Force Station on Monday, January 4.

Source: SpaceCoastDaily.com

12/24/2020

Relive SpaceX's Starship SN8 test launch with this epic recap video

Watch the giant Starship launch, flip over and yes, explode.

Source: Space.com

12/24/2020

Elon Musk says SpaceX to double launch pad usage for Starship tests, Super Heavy flights coming in a ‘few months’

SpaceX is set to significantly ramp up its Starship development program in the new year, in more ways than one. SpaceX CEO and founder Elon Musk noted on Twitter on Thursday that the company will seek to make use of both of its two launch pads at its developm…

Source: TechCrunch

12/24/2020

SpaceX releases stunning HD video of its Starship SN8 launch

The dramatic two-minute clip shows the uncrewed rocket taking off from the firm's Boca Chica, Texas testing facility at 5:45pm ET (10:45pm GMT) on December 9.

Source: Daily Mail

12/24/2020

Relive SpaceX’s high-altitude Starship launch debut in 4K [video]

SpaceX has published a 4K recap of Starship serial number 8’s (SN8) spectacular high-altitude launch debut, highlighting all crucial aspects of the immensely successful test flight and hinting at the next steps forward. On December 9th, after days of anticipa…

Source: Teslarati

12/24/2020

SpaceX shows off its Starship test flight one more time

The two minute video focuses on Starship SN8's successful execution of the 'landing flip' maneuver.

Source: Engadget

12/24/2020

SpaceX footage shows recent Starship rocket test in stunning detail

SpaceX has released its most detailed footage yet showing the key stages of its Starship prototype test flight that took place earlier this month.

Source: Digital Trends

12/23/2020

Elon Musk Floats Idea Of Starting One Parent Company To Hold Tesla, SpaceX, Boring, Neuralink

Elon Musk is the CEO of multiple companies. While his main focuses are SpaceX and Tesla Inc (NASDAQ: TSLA), he's also CEO of Neuralink and The ...

Source: Benzinga

12/22/2020

‘Escape pods’ from SpaceX, Airbnb, Tesla alumni are sci-fi inspired for campers

High and low tech are set to cross paths in the Great Outdoors in the form of new, $17,500 outdoor shelters, dubbed “prefab urban escape pods, from a startup called Jupe.

Source: Fox Business

12/21/2020

Lockheed Martin buys Aerojet Rocketdyne to better compete with Musk's SpaceX, Bezos' Blue Origin

Lockheed Martin intends to buy Aerojet Rocketdyne, a deal adds assets it seeks to compete against the likes of SpaceX.

Source: CNBC

12/21/2020

SpaceX celebrates five years of rocket landings with a record streak of success

As SpaceX closes out a halcyon year, today marks the fifth anniversary of the first Falcon booster landing and the company is celebrating with record-breaking streak of success. SpaceX completed its last launch and landing on December 19th, delivering a myste…

Source: Teslarati

12/21/2020

Russia's Space Chief Just Took Yet Another Swing at SpaceX

Why can't we all just get along?

Source: Futurism

12/21/2020

Russia’s space chief cannot seem to get “gentle” SpaceX out of his mind

"I wonder if gentle SpaceX is able to work in such conditions?"

Source: Ars Technica

12/21/2020

SpaceX Saves At Least $30 Million In 2020 By Ramping Up Reusability

With the year coming to an end, astronautic launch service provider and equipment manufacturer Space Exploration Technologies Corp. (SpaceX) has managed to further bring down the costs of launching payloads to low, medium and polar Earth orbits. While the foc…

Source: Wccftech

12/21/2020

SpaceX Starship factory sprouts another nosecone as ‘SN10’ nears completion

Days after SpaceX’s second full-height Starship prototype took a minor tumble in an assembly bay, the company’s South Texas rocket factory has begun the final touches on its younger sibling’s nosecone. On December 19th, SpaceX began the final stacking work ne…

Source: Teslarati

12/20/2020

SpaceX Falcon 9 ends year as the most-launched rocket of 2020

With just a few global launches left before 2021 and SpaceX’s last December launch behind it, it’s now safe to say that Falcon 9 has officially ended the year as the world’s most-launched rocket of 2020. On December 19th, Falcon 9 booster B1059 lifted off for…

Source: Teslarati

12/19/2020

SpaceX launches classified US spy satellite into orbit on final 2020 mission

SpaceX successfully launched a spy satellite into orbit on the company's Falcon 9 reusable rocket in its final mission of 2020 on Saturday.Falcon 9 carried t...

Source: YouTube

12/19/2020

SpaceX closes out record-setting year of launches from Florida's Space Coast

Source: Spaceflight Now

12/19/2020

SpaceX launches secret NRO satellite, its record-setting 26th launch of the year

The launch came two days later than planned because of higher-than-normal pressure in the rocket's second stage liquid oxygen tank that triggered a last-minute "auto abort" Thursday.

Source: CBS News

12/19/2020

SpaceX launches classified US spy satellite, sticks rocket landing to cap record year

That's launch number 26 for SpaceX, its most ever in a year.

Source: Space.com

12/19/2020

Updates: Watch SpaceX launch and land a Falcon 9 rocket in Florida

Source: Google News

12/18/2020

SpaceX internet competitor OneWeb is back in action after bankruptcy

Source: CNN

12/18/2020

Last SpaceX launch of the year will boost a spy satellite Saturday

Elon Musk's rocket company will send a package to orbit for the National Reconnaissance Office just in time for the holidays.

Source: CNET

12/18/2020

SpaceX scrubs Falcon 9 launch to assess second stage issue

Source: Spaceflight Now

12/17/2020

Last SpaceX launch of the year will boost a spy satellite Friday

Elon Musk's rocket company will send a package to orbit for the National Reconnaissance Office just in time for the holidays.

Source: CNET

12/17/2020

Elon Musk says reports of SpaceX valuation doubling 'incorrect'

Despite reports that SpaceX is in talks to raise additional funding that would see its valuation double, CEO Elon Musk said this is "incorrect."

Source: Fox Business

12/17/2020

SpaceX and its kick-ass, phenomenal, totally awesome 2020

2020 has been very good to SpaceX with the aerospace transportation firm surpassing a number of milestones, achieving virtually every goal it set out for itself during the year.

Source: Engadget

12/17/2020

Watch SpaceX launch a U.S. spy satellite live and bring its booster back for a landing on terra firma

SpaceX is launching a Falcon 9 today from Kennedy Space Center, with a launch window that spans three hours and opens at 9 AM EST (6 AM PST). The mission will carry a spy satellite for the U.S. National Reconnaissance Office (NRO), and will include a recovery…

Source: TechCrunch

12/17/2020

Europe wants to build its own version of SpaceX's Starlink with a $7.3 billion constellation of internet satellites

Similarly to Elon Musk's Starlink, Europe's satellite constellation would offer internet service to European citizens in isolated communities.

Source: Yahoo Entertainment

12/17/2020

SpaceX Starship Prototype Exploded, but It's Still a Giant Leap Towards Mars

SpaceX says there was a problem with fuel pressure just at the last moment, meaning the rocket couldn’t slow down.

Source: Singularity Hub

12/17/2020

Live coverage: SpaceX readies Falcon 9 rocket for launch with NRO payload

Source: Spaceflight Now

12/17/2020

NRO using SpaceX's commercial launch service for spy satellite payload

Source: Spaceflight Now

12/17/2020

SpaceX will launch a spy satellite for the National Reconnaissance Office Thursday. Watch it live!

The launch window opens at 9 a.m. EST (1400 GMT).

Source: Space.com

12/16/2020

SpaceX’s Super Heavy Booster Absent From Three Year FCC Test Grant Extension

Astronautic launch equipment manufacturer Space Exploration Technologies Corp. (SpaceX) has been granted a three-year extension in its license for conducting tests in the company's facilities in Boca Chica, Texas. The extension comes from the Federal Communic…

Source: Wccftech

12/16/2020

Nasa selects Indian-American Raja Chari as commander of SpaceX Crew-3 mission

Raja Chari, 43, is a colonel in the US Air Force. He will be the commander of SpaceX Crew-3 mission that is expected to be launched next year.

Source: India Today

12/16/2020

Watch SpaceX's Starship SN8 do a wild landing flip and then explode in this awesome video

A launch pad camera caught an amazing up-close view of the rocket's explosive journey.

Source: Space.com

12/16/2020

SpaceX gears up for last Falcon 9 launch and landing of 2020 with mystery spysat

The National Reconnaissance Office (NRO) says that SpaceX remains on track to attempt its last Falcon 9 launch and landing of the year after an almost two-month delay. Originally scheduled to launch as early as October, the secretive orbital espionage agency’…

Source: Teslarati

12/16/2020

Indian-American Raja Chari among 3 astronauts selected by NASA for SpaceX Crew-3 mission

Washington, Dec 16 (PTI) Indian-American US Air Force Colonel Raja Chari has been selected as the Commander of the SpaceX Crew-3 mission to the International...

Source: Yahoo Entertainment

12/15/2020

Final SpaceX rocket launch of 2020 to bring sonic booms to Central Florida

Weather conditions look mostly favorable for the Space Coast's last launch of the year.

Source: WKMG News 6 & ClickOrlando

12/15/2020

SpaceX could be worth almost $100B after new funding round, report says

SpaceX is seeking to raise additional funding to build out its business and could be worth nearly $100 billion, according to a media report.

Source: Fox Business

12/15/2020

These 3 astronauts will launch SpaceX's Crew-3 mission to the International Space Station in 2021

A fourth crewmember will be named later.

Source: Space.com

12/15/2020

Elon Musk's SpaceX Seeks To Double Valuation At $92B In New Funding Round: Report

Space Exploration Technologies Corp., or SpaceX, is in talks with investors to raise fresh funding, as per Business Insider. What Happened: The Elon ...

Source: Benzinga

12/15/2020

NASA assigns astronauts for third SpaceX commercial crew mission

NASA has selected three astronauts for a future SpaceX commercial crew mission to the space station as it leaves open exchanging seats with Russia.

Source: SpaceNews

12/15/2020

SpaceX in Talks for New Funds and $92 Billion Valuation: Report

Source: Bloomberg

12/14/2020

SpaceX launch to deploy new satellite for SiriusXM a success

SpaceX successfully launched its Falcon 9 rocket, which carried a huge radio SirusXM...

Source: Chron.com

12/14/2020

SpaceX won “rural” FCC funding in surprising places, like major airports

Starlink and other ISPs took advantage of broken FCC system, researcher says.

Source: Ars Technica

12/14/2020

SpaceX's Next Starship Prototype Appears to Have Fallen Over

SN9 is in good hands.

Source: Futurism

12/14/2020

NASA, ESA Choose Astronauts for SpaceX Crew-3 Mission to Space Station

NASA and ESA (European Space Agency) have selected three astronauts to serve as crew members for NASA’s SpaceX Crew-3 mission to the International Space Station, which is expected to launch in the fall of 2021.

Source: NASA

12/14/2020

SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket launches radio broadcasting satellite for SiriusXM

The launching was the 25th Falcon 9 flight this year as SpaceX continues a rapid-fire cadence.

Source: CBS News

12/14/2020

SpaceX almost drops finished Starship prototype – but it might be salvageable

Less than 48 hours after Starship SN8’s (successful) demise, something on or around a metal stand holding up SpaceX’s next completed Starship collapsed, causing the rocket to rapidly tilt sidewise and smash into the assembly building containing it. Put simply…

Source: Teslarati

12/14/2020

SpaceX Falcon 9 lifts new SiriusXM satellite to orbit

The latest launch for the attention-grabbing company was routine, but notable for satellite radio fans.

Source: CNET

12/14/2020

Indonesia courts SpaceX as new rocket launch site

The south-east Asian country is already in talks with Elon Musk about a possible partnership.

Source: Yahoo Entertainment

12/13/2020

SiriusXM satellite rides SpaceX rocket into orbit – Spaceflight Now

Source: Spaceflight Now

12/13/2020

SpaceX Falcon 9 launches and deploys satellite, days after another rocket crashed in Texas

SpaceX's Falcon 9 rocket launched into space Sunday, successfully deploying a satellite for radio provider SiriusXM.

Source: CNN

12/13/2020

Updates: Watch SpaceX launch SiriusXM satellite from Cape Canaveral

Source: Google News

12/13/2020

Virgin Galactic and SpaceX Seemed to Have a Tough Week. Don’t Worry.

Source: Barron's

12/13/2020

SpaceX's Starship Just Exploded -- But That's Still Good News

Despite the fireball, almost everything went right with Wednesday's test flight.

Source: Motley Fool

12/13/2020

SpaceX's Latest Starship Prototype Spontaneously Falls Apart on Launch Pad

Just three days ago the SN8 exploded upon its return to Earth. Get the details here

Source: Interesting Engineering

12/12/2020

U.S. Government Promises SpaceX Starlink $886 Million for Satellite Internet

Elon Musk claims his slice of the FCC pie.

Source: Motley Fool

12/11/2020

SpaceX scrubs Falcon 9 launch attempt with SiriusXM satellite

Source: Spaceflight Now

12/11/2020

A SpaceX Falcon 9 will give SiriusXM a boost as soon as Sunday

The latest launch for the attention-grabbing company is more routine, but notable for satellite radio fans.

Source: CNET

12/11/2020

SpaceX's next Starship prototype is leaning awkwardly inside its hangar

You OK there, SN9?

Source: CNET

12/11/2020

SpaceX's latest Starship prototype COLLAPSES on the launch pad

SpaceX's Starship Serial Number 9 collapsed Friday after moving to the launch pad. Reports say the stand holding up the massive rocket gave out, but the hay bay caught the craft from hitting the ground.

Source: Daily Mail

12/11/2020

SpaceX to launch new Sirius XM satellite from Florida today. How to watch it live.

Liftoff is at 11:21 a.m. EST (1621 GMT).

Source: Space.com

12/11/2020

SpaceX's 25th Falcon 9 launch of the year, with SXM-7, scrubbed

Just five days after the CRS-21 mission, SpaceX awas gearing up for the launch of…

Source: NASASpaceflight.com

12/11/2020

SpaceX plans to cap busy week with launch of satellite for SiriusXM

Source: Spaceflight Now

12/11/2020

SpaceX set to roll next Starship to the launch pad days after SN8 crash landing

In a rock-solid sign of SpaceX’s confidence in Starship, the company has filed plans to roll the second fully assembled prototype – known as serial number 9 (SN9) – to the launch pad days after SN8’s first launch and (crash) landing. According to a public roa…

Source: Teslarati

12/11/2020

SpaceX Starship Explodes On Impact During High-Altitude Test Flight

The next Starship is already built and ready.

Source: HYPEBEAST

12/11/2020

Spacewatch: SpaceX Dragon resupply craft delivers cargo to ISS

New airlock and scientific experiments among cargo delivered to International Space Station

Source: The Guardian

12/11/2020

Here's Where SpaceX Has Promised to Provide Starlink Internet

SpaceX won $885 million from the FCC to build out its Starlink satellite internet service in the U.S. Here's where it plans to roll out coverage.

Source: Gizmodo.com

12/10/2020

SpaceX Starship Prototype Launched Successfully... And Then Crashed in a Huge Fireball

A prototype of the future giant SpaceX rocket Starship - which the company hopes will become its go-to for Mars missions - crashed in a fiery explosion during a test launch along the Texas coast Wednesday.

Source: ScienceAlert

12/10/2020

Here's what happened during SpaceX's Mars prototype rocket test flight

Source: CNN

12/10/2020

Watch SpaceX's Starship belly flop, flip, and explode - Business Insider

A robotic tracking camera caught the explosive yet wildly successful experimental flight of Starship SN8 from the ground in Boca Chica, Texas.

Source: Business Insider

12/10/2020

Gravitas: SpaceX Starship Prototype explodes 6 minutes after takeoff

SpaceX starship prototype exploded while attempting to land. But Elon Musk doesn't see the crash as a failure #Gravitas #SpaceX #ElonMusk About Channel: WION...

Source: YouTube

12/10/2020

SpaceX Test Rocket Explodes During Landing

A full-scale prototype of a SpaceX test rocket exploded when it tried to land. Starship Serial Number 8 took off nicely from its launch pad in Texas. Then it...

Source: YouTube

12/10/2020

Jeff Bezos complimented SpaceX and Elon Musk on Starship rocket launch - Business Insider

Amazon founder Jeff Bezos owns his own space-exploration company, Blue Origin, and has displayed a rivalry with SpaceX CEO Elon Musk.

Source: Business Insider

12/10/2020

Zuckerberg's Empire Threatened as Facebook Sued; SpaceX Flight's Fiery Success: World Brief

A major step toward the possible breakup of Facebook has been taken by the U.S. Federal Trade Commission by formally filing an antitrust lawsuit against the ...

Source: YouTube

12/10/2020

Unmanned SpaceX rocket explodes while landing

SpaceX’s Starship prototype exploded while attempting to land after an otherwise successful test launch from the company’s rocket facility in Boca Chica, Tex...

Source: YouTube

12/10/2020

SpaceX explosion: watch the Starship SN8 rocket meet fiery end

The SpaceX Starship SN8 high-altitude flight test succeeded at everything but the landing

Source: TechRadar

12/10/2020

SpaceX rocket explodes on impact after test flight, Musk still declares it success | TheHill

SpaceX launched a new unmanned Starship prototype rocket to record-setting heights Wednesday,&nbs...

Source: The Hill

12/10/2020

See this SpaceX rocket's fiery crash landing

SpaceX's Starship prototype crash landed after a test flight. The company hopes the rocket will one day carry people to Mars.

Source: CNN

12/10/2020

SpaceX Starship SN8 explodes on landing after test flight

Elon Musk tweets ‘Mars here we come’ after fireball engulfs prototype

Source: The Guardian

12/10/2020

SpaceX launches Starship prototype on spectacular test flight, rocket explodes on touchdown

Despite the setback, an elated Elon Musk says valuable data was collected.

Source: CBS News

12/09/2020

SpaceX prototype Starship rocket SN8 explodes during test flight

The SpaceX prototype Starship rocket SN8 exploded today on impact after a high-altitude test flight.

Source: YouTube

12/09/2020

SpaceX test launch ends in fiery explosion, Elon Musk still considers it a win

A SpaceX prototype ship returned to the earth in a fiery landing, seemingly exploding as it landed during the aerospace company’s test launch Wednesday.

Source: NBC News

12/09/2020

SpaceX Launches—and Crashes—Its Starship Mars Rocket

The test flight didn’t come close to the edge of space, but the prototype was a big step toward the rocket’s first orbital mission.

Source: Wired

12/09/2020

Watch SpaceX attempt to launch a Starship prototype rocket to 40,000 feet, the highest flight yet

SpaceX is preparing to launch the latest prototype of its next-generation Starship rocket on Wednesday.

Source: CNBC

12/09/2020

Elon Musk on Tesla, SpaceX and Why He Left Silicon Valley | WSJ

Watch Elon Musk at the WSJ CEO Council Summit talk about future plans for Tesla and SpaceX. Musk also reveals why he moved to Texas and shares his advice for...

Source: YouTube

12/09/2020

SpaceX to try again after aborting Mars rocket prototype test with one second to spare

A giant experimental rocket built by Elon Musk's SpaceX was due to shoot up to nearly eight miles above the company's testing facilities in South Texas on Tuesday, in what would have been the highest test flight yet of the technology Musk hopes will one day f…

Source: CNN

12/09/2020

SpaceX docks two Dragons to the space station for the first time

For the first time, SpaceX has successfully docked two Dragons to the International Space Station (ISS) at the same time. Carrying roughly three metric tons (~6600 lb) of cargo, SpaceX’s first upgraded Cargo Dragon aced its inaugural orbital flight and dockin…

Source: Teslarati

12/09/2020

Test flight of SpaceX's Starship aborted at last second

The first high-altitude test flight of SpaceX's futuristic Starship was aborted at the last second in Texas on Tuesday.

Source: Phys.Org

12/08/2020

Watch SpaceX's Starship attempt high-altitude flight (Update: womp womp)

SpaceX plans to launch its 160-foot tall prototype Starship spacecraft to a height of 12.5km (41,000 feet) above the surface

Source: Engadget

12/08/2020

SpaceX aborts Starship SN8 prototype test launch at last second

It was the first high-altitude launch attempt for Starship SN8.

Source: Space.com

12/08/2020

SpaceX scrubs winged Starship rocket's record-setting flight attempt - Business Insider

Starship is designed to be fully and rapidly reusable, slash the cost of reaching space 1,000-fold, and maybe send people to the moon and Mars.

Source: Business Insider

12/08/2020

SpaceX delays Starship prototype rocket launch attempt after engine abort

SpaceX came within two seconds of attempting to launch the latest prototype of its next-generation Starship rocket

Source: CNBC

12/08/2020

SpaceX's Still-in-Beta Starlink ISP Gets Nearly a Billion Dollars to Try and Fix Rural Internet

The FCC seems like it's pining its hopes and dreams on Starlink to close the digital divide.

Source: Gizmodo.com

12/08/2020

Watch SpaceX test a giant 'Starship' over Texas today

A previous major Starship test ended in an explosion.

Source: Live Science

12/08/2020

SpaceX To Stage Key High-Altitude Test Of Next-Generation 'Starship'

Tuesday’s planned flight will test the rocket’s design at altitudes higher than commercial airliners typically fly.

Source: HuffPost

12/08/2020

Watch SpaceX fly a prototype of its Starship rocket to its highest altitude yet

On December 8th, SpaceX plans to conduct its most ambitious test flight yet of its Starship prototype, sending the vehicle to an altitude of 12.5 kilometers, or nearly 8 miles high.

Source: The Verge

12/08/2020

It’s time—after myriad ground tests, SpaceX will let its Starship fly free

Today may determine the fate of SN8.

Source: Ars Technica

12/08/2020

SpaceX gets almost $900 million in federal subsidies to deliver broadband to rural America

Source: CNN

12/08/2020

Watch SpaceX fly its Starship spacecraft during its first high-altitude test live

SpaceX is all set to conduct a high-altitude test of its Starship rocket – a first for the spacecraft prototype design. The test will see Starship serial number 8 (SN8) fly from SpaceX’s development site in Cameron County, Texas, climb to a max height of arou…

Source: TechCrunch

12/08/2020

SpaceX is forced to abort Starship's 41,000ft 'hop' due to engine issues and will try again tomorrow

SpaceX aborted its high-altitude flight test the Starship rocket at the last moment due to problems with the craft's Raptor engines. The firm is set to attempt the 41,000ft 'hop' again Wednesday.

Source: Daily Mail

12/08/2020

Photos: SpaceX's stainless-steel Starship SN8 test vehicle

Source: Spaceflight Now

12/08/2020

Gleaming prototype of SpaceX's Starship ready for experimental flight

Source: Spaceflight Now

12/08/2020

SpaceX Starlink wins $885 million from the FCC to serve rural areas

The FCC has revealed the results for the first phase of its Rural Digital Opportunity Fund auction, and one of the biggest winners is SpaceX. In addition, SpaceX will have to adhere to “periodic buildout requirements” in those 35 locations to get access to th…

Source: Engadget

12/08/2020

Image shows 2 SpaceX spaceships docked to the space station at once - Business Insider

The docking is part of a busy slate of SpaceX launches: For the next 13 months, the company will have at least one spaceship in orbit at all times.

Source: Business Insider

12/07/2020

SpaceX's first high-altitude Starship test could happen Tuesday

SpaceX is planning the first high-altitude flight test of its new Starship vehicle.

Source: Engadget

12/07/2020

SpaceX's Starlink wins $855M in FCC subsidies for rural internet - Business Insider

The FCC's Rural Digital Opportunity Fund announced the winners of first-phase bidding, and SpaceX emerged a clear winner.

Source: Business Insider

12/07/2020

FCC awards SpaceX $886 million for satellite internet network

The Federal Communications Commission announced $9.2 billion in awards to companies providing broadband internet to rural areas under its Rural Digital Opportunity Fund. SpaceX will receive $886 million over the next 10 years for its Starlink satellite broadb…

Source: The Verge

12/07/2020

SpaceX Dragon 2 cargo ship docks on International Space Station

SpaceX's next-generation Dragon 2 cargo ship, which carried over 6,400 pounds of equipment and supplies, including "Christmas goodies" for a tasty holiday dinner, was orbiting about 268 miles (431 kilometers) above the southern Indian Ocean, near Australia, b…

Source: Fox News

12/07/2020

SpaceX Dragon 2 cargo ship brings supplies and Christmas dinner to space station

Next-generation cargo ship executes a flawless automated rendezvous and docking with the International Space Station.

Source: CBS News

12/07/2020

SpaceX now has two spacecraft docked to the space station for the first time

SpaceX docked its Cargo Dragon capsule with the International Space Station, marking the first time the company has two spacecraft simultaneously attached.

Source: CNBC

12/07/2020

SpaceX snags $885M from FCC to serve rural areas with Starlink

The FCC has just published the results of its Rural Digital Opportunity Fund Phase I auction, which sounds rather stiff but involves distributing billions to broadband providers that bring solid internet connections to under-served rural areas “on the wrong s…

Source: TechCrunch

12/07/2020

SpaceX gets $886 million from FCC to subsidize Starlink in 35 states

Charter also wins big; FCC fund will bring service to 5.2M homes and businesses.

Source: Ars Technica

12/07/2020

SpaceX Falcon 9 launch video from helicopter gives stunning perspective

SpaceX's 100th successful Falcon 9 launch, which sent up NASA's CRS-21 mission, has been captured in impressive detail.

Source: Inverse

12/07/2020

Watch a new SpaceX Dragon spacecraft dock with the ISS loaded with experiments

A Dragon 2 capsule is set to connect with the International Space Station on Monday after being boosted to orbit by a Falcon 9 rocket.

Source: CNET

12/07/2020

Saw a string of lights in the night sky? They are SpaceX satellites

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (KELO) — A string of lights in the sky over the weekend caught the eyes of many, including KELOLAND meteorologist Brian Karstens.   So what caused the string of lights? No, it is not aliens.  SpaceX uses satellites that can criss-cross the s…

Source: KELOLAND.com

12/07/2020

SpaceX launches next-generation Dragon cargo ship to space station

The Dragon 2 is the first U.S. cargo ship capable of autonomous docking at the International Space Station.

Source: CBS News

12/07/2020

SpaceX Starship launch slips to Tuesday as Elon Musk arrives in Texas

SpaceX’s much-anticipated Starship launch debut has slipped from Sunday to Tuesday around the same time as CEO Elon Musk was seen arriving in South Texas. Heralding something, the executive’s private jet landed in Brownsville, Texas on December 5th, around ha…

Source: Teslarati

12/07/2020

Latest SpaceX Dragon Resupply Spacecraft on Its Way to ISS With NASA Science Investigations, New Airlock

The latest SpaceX Dragon resupply spacecraft is on its way to the International Space Station with more than 6,400 pounds of science investigations, a new airlock, and other cargo after launching at 11:17 a.m. EST Sunday from NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Fl…

Source: SciTechDaily

12/06/2020

SpaceX launches upgraded Dragon cargo ship to space station, aces rocket landing

It was SpaceX's 100th successful Falcon 9 rocket launch.

Source: Space.com

12/06/2020

NASA Science, New Airlock Heads to Space Station on SpaceX Cargo Craft

The latest SpaceX Dragon resupply spacecraft is on its way to the International Space Station with more than 6,400 pounds of science investigations, a new airlock, and other cargo after launching at 11:17 a.m. EST Sunday from NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Fl…

Source: NASA

12/06/2020

SpaceX is about to send a second Dragon capsule to the space station

SpaceX is set to launch its latest batch of cargo and supplies to the International Space Station, with SpaceX is flying its newly upgraded Dragon capsule to transport the goods to space — the same vehicle that the company has been using to fly astronauts to …

Source: The Verge

12/05/2020

SpaceX set to send loads of science to ISS aboard next-gen Dragon Sunday

A Falcon 9 rocket is scheduled to lift a Dragon 2 spacecraft toward the International Space Station Sunday, after weather postponed the Saturday launch.

Source: CNET

12/05/2020

SpaceX to begin next generation of Cargo Dragon flights with launch of 21st ISS resupply mission

SpaceX is preparing to launch their 21st contracted Cargo resupply flight to the International Space…

Source: NASASpaceflight.com

12/05/2020

UFO? Turns Out Lights Above Colorado Are SpaceX’s Starlink Satellites

Several viewers called the CBS4 newsroom on Friday night after spotting dozens of lights over the Denver metro area.

Source: Cbslocal.com

12/05/2020

UFO? Turns Out Lights Above Colorado Are SpaceX’s Starlink Satellites

Several viewers called the CBS4 newsroom on Friday night after spotting dozens of lights over the Denver metro area.

Source: Cbslocal.com

12/05/2020

Starlink, SpaceX's satellite internet project, seen in Eastern Iowa skies Friday night

Starlink, SpaceX’s satellite internet project, seen in Eastern Iowa skies Friday night.

Source: KCRG

12/05/2020

Space enthusiasts continue to wait for SpaceX’s Starship SN8 41,000-foot flight

Space enthusiasts have to wait another few days to potentially see SpaceX’s Mars-bound vehicle pass a now 12.5km flight test.

Source: KPRC Click2Houston

12/04/2020

SpaceX's new cargo spacecraft may make its debut on Saturday

Also, NASA has agreed to fly on a Falcon 9 that has already been used three times.

Source: Ars Technica

12/04/2020

Expedition 64 SpaceX Corporate Event - December 4, 2020

SPACEX EXECUTIVE DISCUSSES ACCOMPLISHMENTS WITH SPACE STATION CREWMEMBERSAboard the International Space Station, Expedition 64 crewmembers Michael Hopkins an...

Source: YouTube

12/04/2020

South Padre Island expected to be crowded for SpaceX Starship SN8 test launch

The shores at Isla Blanca Park are expected to be the place where hundreds of space enthusiasts and islanders go to watch a launch at across the water at SpaceX's Starship facility in Boca Chica, Texas.

Source: KPRC Click2Houston

12/03/2020

SpaceX Falcon 9 fires up ahead of groundbreaking Cargo Dragon launch

SpaceX has successfully fired up a flight-proven Falcon 9 rocket for the Cargo Dragon 2 spacecraft’s historic launch debut. Weather for tomorrow’s 11:39 am EST (16:39 UTC), December 5th launch attempt are only 40% favorable but conditions are expected to clea…

Source: Teslarati

12/03/2020

Elon Musk: SpaceX Will Send People to Mars in 4 to 6 Years

SpaceX and Tesla CEO Elon Musk likes to make bold claims. Sometimes he comes through, and we end up with a reusable Falcon 9 rocket, but Musk also has a tendency to get carried away, particularly when it comes to Mars. The SpaceX CEO has long promised a Mars …

Source: ExtremeTech

12/02/2020

SpaceX Starship Is About To Soar To Its Highest Altitude Yet

The latest SpaceX Starship prototype is set to fly to its highest altitude yet with its test-flight window opening Friday.

Source: Investor's Business Daily

12/02/2020

SpaceX's 1st crewed Mars mission could launch as early as 2024, Elon Musk says

"If we get lucky."

Source: Space.com

12/02/2020

SpaceX CEO Elon Musk confident Starship will launch humans to Mars by 2026

CEO Elon Musk says that he is “highly confident” that SpaceX will be ready to attempt its first crewed Starship mission to Mars as soon as 2026 – almost exactly six years from now. Made as part of an interview at the 2020 Axel Springer Awards show in Germany,…

Source: Teslarati

12/01/2020

Elon Musk is 'highly confident' SpaceX will land humans on Mars by 2026

SpaceX CEO Elon Musk said he is "highly confident" that the company will land humans on Mars in "about six years from now."

Source: CNBC

12/01/2020

Elon Musk says SpaceX will attempt uncrewed Mars flight in two years, human landing in four to six

SpaceX founder and CEO Elon Musk was given an award from media giant Axel Springer on Tuesday, and he sat down to provide a wide-ranging interview that covered topics including space, Tesla, AI and even underpopulation. Musk addressed SpaceX’s Mars ambitions …

Source: TechCrunch

12/01/2020

Elon Musk says first high-altitude test of SpaceX's Starship rocket could happen on Wednesday

The massive Starship two-stage-to-orbit heavy lift vehicle has been in development since 2012 and is designed to bring the cost of launch down by being reusable.

Source: Daily Mail

12/01/2020

SpaceX's Texas launch site undergoing FAA environmental review for Starship flights

Source: Space.com

12/01/2020

Musk says another SpaceX test flight set for Wed

SpaceX may launch its next test flight of a prototype of its Mars rocketship this week, founder and chief executive Elon Musk said on Twitter Sunday.

Source: Fox Business

11/30/2020

SpaceX private astronaut launch debut to reuse Crew-1 Dragon spacecraft

A former NASA astronaut now employed by Axiom Space says that SpaceX’s private astronaut launch debut will reuse the same Crew Dragon spacecraft currently supporting NASA’s Crew-1 mission in orbit. Currently just a few weeks into a planned six-month stint in …

Source: Teslarati

11/30/2020

Elon Musk says SpaceX's next Starship test flight may happen as early as Wednesday

SpaceX may attempt the next test flight of its Starship prototype rocket as early as Wednesday, CEO Elon Musk shared .

Source: CNBC

11/30/2020

SpaceX: Remote-control cars to race on the MOON in 2021

Moon Mark, an entertainment and education company, is sponsoring the race that will see teams of students compete to design and drive one of two racers.

Source: Daily Mail

11/28/2020

Here's how Earth looked to astronauts aboard the SpaceX capsule

The view from space is just out of this world.

Source: CNN

11/27/2020

SpaceX Is About To Launch Its Prototype Starship Mars Rocket On Its Most Ambitious Flight Yet

Next week, Elon Musk says his SpaceX company will attempt to fly its prototype Starship rocket – designed to one day take people to Mars – to its highest altitude yet.

Source: Forbes

11/27/2020

SpaceX Rockets Ahead of Boeing With Crew-1 Launch

Can Boeing ever catch up?

Source: Motley Fool

11/27/2020

SpaceX's Starship will have its first high-altitude test next week - Business Insider

Starship will fly 15 kilometres (50,000 feet) into the air. Previous prototypes have only made short hops of a few hundred metres.

Source: Business Insider

11/26/2020

SpaceX Starlink Just Won a Huge Customer

SpaceX's satellite internet broadband service is expanding by leaps and bounds -- and leaping across borders.

Source: Motley Fool

11/26/2020

SpaceX backup Starship reaches full height after nosecone installation

SpaceX has installed another Starship’s nosecone, all but completing the second full-size prototype a matter of days before the first fully-assembled Starship’s risky launch debut. Over the last two months, SpaceX has effectively put Starship number 8 (SN8) t…

Source: Teslarati

11/26/2020

SpaceX planned 9 mile launch, 'self-destruct' zone over Gulf

SpaceX came close to hitting the launch button on an early November flight up to 50,000 feet (9.4 miles) at its Boca Chica launch site, according to federal and state emails.

Source: KRGV

11/25/2020

SpaceX ‘go’ for 50,000-foot Starship launch debut after static fire, Elon Musk says

CEO Elon Musk says that SpaceX’s first fully-assembled Starship prototype is on track for its 15-kilometer (~50,000 ft) launch debut after completing a second three-engine static fire test on Tuesday. Starship serial number 8’s (SN8) three Raptor engines igni…

Source: Teslarati

11/25/2020

SpaceX Starship: watch incredible static fire ahead of 20-kilometer jump

The Starship, SpaceX's under-development rocket, could complete a long awaited 20-kilometer jump test next week.

Source: Inverse

11/25/2020

SpaceX plans for Starship test flight next week, which Elon Musk gives 1-in-3 odds of landing intact

SpaceX is aiming to launch its latest Starship rocket prototype as early as "next week," CEO Elon Musk said on Tuesday

Source: CNBC

11/25/2020

SpaceX sent a Falcon 9 rocket on its seventh trip to space

On November 24th, SpaceX successfully launched another batch of Starlink internet-beaming satellites from Florida, using a record-breaking Falcon 9 rocket that had flown six times before.

Source: The Verge

11/25/2020

SpaceX launches 100th Falcon 9 mission with fleet-leading rocket from Florida

The most experienced Falcon 9 rocket in SpaceX's fleet launched from Cape Canaveral on Tuesday, delivering 60 Starlink internet satellites to orbit.

Source: USA Today

11/25/2020

SpaceX launches 60 more Starlink internet satellites in 100th Falcon 9 launch

The Falcon 9 rocket's first stage set a new record, making its seventh flight from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida.

Source: CBS News

11/25/2020

SpaceX launches 60 more Starlink satellites on 100th Falcon 9 flight

Source: Spaceflight Now

11/25/2020

SpaceX rocket launches for record 7th time, nails landing at sea in 100th Falcon 9 mission

SpaceX keeps setting reuse records.

Source: Space.com

11/25/2020

SpaceX prepares Starship SN8 prototype for high-altitude test flight

SpaceX could perform the first high-altitude test flight of its Starship vehicle next week, according to Elon Musk.

Source: Engadget

11/25/2020

SpaceX Starlink launch: Falcon 9 is still a record-setting workhorse

Elon Musk proves to be the rocket-recycling king once again.

Source: CNET

11/25/2020

SpaceX Starlink launch: Falcon 9 is still a record-setting workhorse

Elon Musk proves to be the rocket-recycling king once again.

Source: CNET

11/25/2020

SpaceX targeting next week for Starship's first high-altitude test flight

SpaceX looks ready to proceed to the next crucial phase of its Starship spacecraft development program: A 15km (50,000 feet) test flight. Elon Musk says...

Source: TechCrunch

11/24/2020

NASA TV Coverage Set for Next SpaceX Space Station Resupply Mission

NASA commercial cargo provider SpaceX is targeting 11:39 a.m. EST Saturday, Dec. 5, for the launch of its 21st commercial resupply services (CRS-21) mission to the International Space Station from Launch Complex 39A at the agency’s Kennedy Space Center in Flo…

Source: NASA

11/24/2020

SpaceX Starlink engineers explain outages, hiring for 'hot jobs' - Business Insider

Engineers on SpaceX's Starlink satellite internet said they wanted to reduce outages caused by obstructing branches or poles near users' terminals.

Source: Business Insider

11/24/2020

SpaceX’s most important Falcon 9 booster yet returns to port with a lean

On November 19th, what is likely SpaceX’s most important Falcon 9 booster yet returned to Port Canaveral with a surprise – perhaps the most dramatic lean ever observed on one of the recovered rockets. Tilted a solid 10+ degrees from vertical, the lean was imm…

Source: Teslarati

11/24/2020

Watch: First Stage of SpaceX Rocket Comes in for Perfect Landing

Source: Bloomberg

11/23/2020

Watch live as SpaceX tests the limits of Falcon 9 reusability with sixteenth Starlink satellite launch

[UPDATE: The mission has been reset for Tuesday due to weather conditions in the recovery area at sea.] SpaceX is set to launch its sixteenth Starlink mission on Monday at 9:34 p.m. EST (6:34 p.m. PST). This launch will carry 60 of the company’s broadband int…

Source: TechCrunch

11/23/2020

SpaceX Starlink launch: How to watch Falcon 9 hit a big milestone Tuesday

The company's next launch has been moved back from the weekend.

Source: CNET

11/23/2020

SpaceX is about to break an incredible record for rocket reusability

Elon Musk's space-fairing firm will raise the bar with its Falcon 9.

Source: Inverse

11/23/2020

SpaceX scrubs Starlink satellite launch on record 7th flight of a Falcon 9 rocket

It's poised to be the 100th Falcon 9 launch for SpaceX.

Source: Space.com

11/23/2020

SpaceX Starlink launch: How to watch Falcon 9 hit a big milestone Monday

The company aimed for bi-coastal missions this weekend but a weather delay hampered launch Sunday.

Source: CNET

11/22/2020

SpaceX 'ferry' orbit means we've entered a new, entrepreneurial Space Age

Welcome to a new and different Space Age: Elon Musk’s SpaceX this week ferried four NASA astronauts to the International Space Station — and brought along Baby Yoda for good measure. Just 27 hours …

Source: New York Post

11/22/2020

SpaceX going for new rocket reuse record on 100th Falcon 9 launch

Source: Spaceflight Now

11/22/2020

SpaceX Starlink launch: How to watch Falcon 9 hit a big milestone tonight

The company aims for bi-coastal missions this weekend.

Source: CNET

11/22/2020

SpaceX Starlink launch: How to watch Falcon 9 hit a big milestone tonight

The company aimed for bi-coastal missions this weekend but a weather delay hampered Sunday's launch.

Source: CNET

11/22/2020

SpaceX Sentinel-6 Michael Freilich launch goes off without a hitch

SpaceX successfully launched the NASA and ESA satellite known as Sentinel-6 Michael Freilich. Launch occurred without a hitch Saturday putting the satellite into the orbit it needed to peer down at…

Source: SlashGear

11/22/2020

SpaceX launches NASA-European satellite to monitor rising sea levels

The Sentinel-6 satellite is the first of two in a billion-dollar program to monitor Earth's oceans.

Source: CBS News

11/22/2020

Will SpaceX’s Starlink satellites ruin stargazing?

SpaceX's satellites will populate the night sky, affecting how we observe the stars. And this is just the beginning of private satellite mega-constellations.

Source: EarthSky

11/22/2020

SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket launches satellite which will measure sea level rise over the next 30 years

A US-European satellite designed to extend a decades-long measurement of global sea surface heights was launched into Earth orbit from California on Saturday.

Source: Daily Mail

11/21/2020

US, Europe and SpaceX launch a satellite to track rising global sea levels

NASA, ESA, and SpaceX have launched the Sentinel-6 Michael Freilich satellite to track rising sea levels around the world and help study climate change.

Source: Engadget

11/21/2020

SpaceX launches new NASA satellite and lands with a boom

The latest Falcon 9 mission boosted Sentinel-6 Michael Freilich satellite, which is meant to keep a precise eye on our oceans.

Source: CNET

11/21/2020

SpaceX aces rare Falcon 9 land landing, first California launch in a year and a half

A Falcon 9 rocket has aced a rare ‘land’ landing as part of SpaceX’s first California launch in almost a year and a half and what a company manager deemed “the start of many exciting things to come”. Carrying the ~1200 kg (~2600 lb) Sentinel 6A oceanography a…

Source: Teslarati

11/21/2020

SpaceX engineers holding a Reddit AMA on Starlink’s Better than Nothing beta

A group of SpaceX engineers working on the Starlink satellite project will answer questions on Reddit about its Better than Nothing Beta program. The ultimate goal of the Starlink program is to provide global internet coverage from space, and SpaceX launched …

Source: The Verge

11/21/2020

SpaceX, NASA, ESA launch Sentinel-6 Michael Freilich mission

Fresh off their second crewed launch for NASA, SpaceX temporarily shifted focus on launches to…

Source: NASASpaceflight.com

11/21/2020

Astronaut Soichi Noguchi: SpaceX Crew Dragon is best of 3 spaceships - Business Insider

Japanese astronaut Soichi Noguchi has ridden in three spaceships and spent more than 180 days in space. He said Crew Dragon is "fun to ride."

Source: Business Insider

11/21/2020

SpaceX Will Have People Living in Glass Domes on Mars, Before Terraforming

Sci-fi movies have already shown us what life on other planets could potentially look like, but Elon Musk is determined to really make space colonization a reality. Mars will have a human colony during our lifetime.

Source: autoevolution

11/20/2020

Crew-rated SpaceX booster returns to Cape Canaveral with a lean

Source: Spaceflight Now

11/20/2020

Next SpaceX Starlink launch set to hit a big milestone: How to watch Saturday

The company aims for bi-coastal missions in a single day this weekend.

Source: CNET

11/20/2020

How to watch SpaceX launch a NASA satellite Saturday, and land with a boom

The next Falcon 9 mission will carry a satellite to keep a precise eye on our oceans.

Source: CNET

11/20/2020

Photos: Four astronauts launch aboard SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket

Source: Spaceflight Now

11/20/2020

The Race Between SpaceX’s Starlink and Amazon Is Heating Up

SpaceX has made a concession to Amazon in order not to miss an important launch window.

Source: Observer

11/20/2020

SpaceX Mars City: Werner Herzog issues a stark warning to Elon Musk

In a new interview, legendary director Werner Herzog explains why Elon Musk's plan to build a city on Mars is an "obscenity."

Source: Inverse

11/20/2020

SpaceX Better Than Shuttle or Soyuz, Says Astronaut Who Flew All Three

"This feels like you are actually inside a dragon bringing us up to space, so that was quite a feeling."

Source: Futurism

11/20/2020

Tesla and SpaceX are now worth over half a trillion dollars combined

With Tesla’s (NASDAQ:TSLA) rise on Thursday that saw the electric car maker end the day with a market cap of $473.259 billion, and amidst recent estimates from Wall Street suggesting that SpaceX is worth about $100 billion today, Elon Musk now stands as the C…

Source: Teslarati

11/20/2020

Here's why SpaceX's Crew-1 astronauts chose Baby Yoda as their zero-g indicator

Source: Space.com

11/20/2020

'Wild Times,' Says Elon Musk As Tesla, SpaceX Combined Valuation Shoots Past $500B

Tesla Inc (NASDAQ: TSLA) and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk reacted to a post on social media, which made reference to the two companies’ worth now being over ...

Source: Benzinga

11/20/2020

SpaceX to set another big milestone with Starlink launch on a busy day

The company aims for bi-coastal missions in a single day this weekend.

Source: CNET

11/20/2020

Live coverage: SpaceX rolls out Falcon 9 rocket for next Starlink mission

Source: Spaceflight Now

11/20/2020

Why the SpaceX 'ferry' just truly launched a new Space Age

This week, while Americans on the ground saw the ­embarrassment of lost counts and found ballots, a part of America that works was making history: SpaceX and NASA launched four astronauts into orbi…

Source: New York Post

11/19/2020

SpaceX Crew Dragon astronauts describe thrilling ride to orbit

Rookie astronaut Victor Glover calls the view from space "surreal."

Source: CBS News

11/19/2020

Astronaut: SpaceX Dragon beats shuttle, Soyuz for launching

The most experienced astronaut on SpaceX's newly launched crew said Thursday that riding a Dragon capsule to orbit is like being inside the actual mythical beast, and a lot more fun than NASA's shuttles or Russian flights.

Source: Phys.Org

11/19/2020

Astronauts on the space station discuss SpaceX’s rocket, sleeping quarters and Baby Yoda

During their first news conference since arriving at the International Space Station, the astronauts who blasted off Sunday said their escape from Earth’s gravity was a thrilling ride atop a spacecraft that on the ground appeared restless, grunting and vibrat…

Source: The Washington Post

11/19/2020

WATCH LIVE: SpaceX Crew-1 booster returns to Port Canaveral

Four astronauts who recently arrived on the Space Station via the SpaceX Crew Dragon spacecraft smiled ear-to-ear describing their journey into space.

Source: WKMG News 6 & ClickOrlando

11/19/2020

SpaceX’s plans for a reusable Dragon spacecraft fleet detailed by Gwynne Shotwell

President and COO Gwynne Shotwell says that SpaceX is simultaneously building a fleet of reusable, orbital Dragon spacecraft designed to support a range of NASA and commercial astronaut and cargo launches over the next 5-10 years. Speaking shortly after Space…

Source: Teslarati

11/19/2020

SpaceX will boost a new NASA satellite and land with a boom this weekend

The next Falcon 9 mission will carry a satellite to keep a precise eye on our oceans.

Source: CNET

11/18/2020

SpaceX wants to test its Starlink satellite internet network inflight with a Gulfstream jet

Elon Musk's SpaceX would like to further expanded testing of its Starlink satellite internet by connecting the network to aircraft.

Source: CNBC

11/18/2020

'Baby Yoda' revealed as astronauts' zero-g indicator on SpaceX Crew-1 mission

Source: Live Science

11/18/2020

NASA makes historic SpaceX Crew Dragon launch

NASA has made its first operational SpaceX Crew Dragon launch, marking an important milestone for the space program.

Source: Fox News

11/17/2020

SpaceX capsule with 4 astronauts reaches International Space Station

Source: Google News

11/17/2020

NASA's SpaceX Crew-1 For All Recap

Source: Google News

11/16/2020

Live from Space: Video Inside the SpaceX's Dragon Resilience Spacecraft

Source: Google News

11/16/2020

A small asteroid came closer to Earth than even SpaceX Starlink satellites

It's the closest astronomers have ever seen a space rock soar by without smacking into our planet.

Source: CNET

11/16/2020

Why a fueled SpaceX rocket with astronauts can't wait out bad weather - Business Insider

NASA and SpaceX mission controllers closely watch weather conditions, hoping clouds will pass. But the Falcon 9 rocket can't wait even a second.

Source: Business Insider

11/16/2020

NASA sends Baby Yoda to space aboard SpaceX Dragon alongside astronauts

NASA added a surprise fifth passenger to the Crew-1 mission currently en route to the International Space Station — a plush The Child (aka Baby Yoda) from “The Mandalorian.” The doll is what’s known as the “zero-gravity indicator” — typically a soft, small …

Source: TechCrunch

11/11/2020

SpaceX just test fired the Falcon 9 rocket for its astronaut launch for NASA

Source: Space.com

11/11/2020

SpaceX and Tesla staffers say they check Elon Musk's Twitter every day for erratic comments

His erratic behavior has staff so worried that they wake up in the morning and check his Twitter to see if anything he may have posted overnight can damage his companies.

Source: Daily Mail

11/11/2020

SpaceX delays Falcon 9 static fire to replace component, Crew-1 launch date still solid

SpaceX has decided to delay Falcon 9’s imminent static fire test to replace a component on the rocket’s expendable upper stage, a 24-hour slip that isn’t expected to impact the operational astronaut launch debut’s date. Previously expected around 7:49 pm EST …

Source: Teslarati

11/11/2020

NASA’s first SpaceX operational Crew Dragon mission edges closer to launch

NASA’s first SpaceX operational Crew Dragon mission is set for launch Saturday.

Source: Fox News

11/11/2020

Watch SpaceX Fire Up the Mighty Engines of Starship SN8

The platform seems to have taken a hit.

Source: Futurism

11/11/2020

SpaceX's Starship SN8 prototype fires its engines for the 2nd time

A 9-mile-high test flight may be coming soon.

Source: Space.com

11/11/2020

SpaceX Starship wraps up nosecone ‘cryo proof’ and first of several Raptor static fires

SpaceX has successfully ‘cryoproofed’ the first fully-assembled Starship prototype’s nose-based propellant tank and used that same tank to fire up a Raptor engine, crossing off one of the last major tests before the rocket’s 15-kilometer (~9.5 mile) launch de…

Source: Teslarati

11/11/2020

NASA formally certifies SpaceX's Crew Dragon for “operational” astronaut flights

Source: Spaceflight Now

11/11/2020

NASA certifies SpaceX to fly astronauts on its Crew Dragon spaceship - Business Insider

SpaceX is officially certified to launch people into space on a Falcon 9 rocket and fly them in the Crew Dragon ship. It's set to do that on Saturday.

Source: Business Insider

11/10/2020

SpaceX, NASA, JAXA clear Crew-1 for launch; static fire delayed to Wednesday

For the first time since 1982, NASA has certified a spaceship to operationally carry humans…

Source: NASASpaceflight.com

11/10/2020

SpaceX Crew Dragon rolls out to pad for Crew-1 astronaut launch for NASA

Resilience and its Falcon 9 rocket just took another step toward liftoff.

Source: Space.com

11/10/2020

Elon Musk's employees fear his moods if Tesla or SpaceX fails: Report - Business Insider

Tesla employees will watch SpaceX launches and live in fear of Musk's bad mood if they fail, according to a new report from Vanity Fair.

Source: Business Insider

11/10/2020

NASA announces partnerships with firms, including SpaceX and Blue Origin, to develop space technologies

NASA has announced partnerships with 17 U.S. companies to advance a range of commercial space technologies.

Source: Fox Business

11/10/2020

SpaceX set to launch first fully-crewed ISS mission Saturday

Elon Musk's rocket company had engine trouble in October.

Source: Live Science

11/09/2020

NASA partners with SpaceX, Rocket Lab, Blue Origin and others for test flights and research

NASA has announced 20 new partnerships with commercial space outfits, among them collaborations with SpaceX, Blue Origin, and Rocket Lab. While no money will change hands, NASA will dedicate millions in personnel and other support to these test launches and d…

Source: TechCrunch

11/09/2020

Astronauts "very excited" for SpaceX Crew Dragon launch to space station this weekend

NASA managers are keeping close tabs on threatening weather from Tropical Storm Eta.

Source: CBS News

11/09/2020

Live Q&A with Astronauts Launching on NASA's SpaceX Crew-1 Mission

Source: Google News

11/09/2020

The next astronauts to ride a SpaceX rocket arrive at Florida launch site

NASA's Crew-1 team is ready to fly.

Source: Space.com

11/08/2020

Astronauts head to launch site for SpaceX's 2nd crew flight

For NASA, it marks the long-awaited start of regular crew rotations at the International Space Station, with private companies providing the lifts. There...

Source: Yahoo Entertainment

11/07/2020

SpaceX Crew Dragon “Resilience” is fueled up and ready for launch

SpaceX is gearing up for its historic Crew-1 trip to the ISS to deliver astronauts to the orbiting research station. The Crew Dragon capsule that will be used for the mission has been dubbed &#8220…

Source: SlashGear

11/07/2020

SpaceX's Starship could help clean up space junk in orbit, says CEO - Business Insider

As well as accommodating 100 passengers and carrying heavy payloads, SpaceX's Starship rocket could help clear out space debris in Earth's orbit.

Source: Business Insider

11/06/2020

SpaceX Completes Second Launch for Space Force

Source: Los Angeles Business Journal

11/06/2020

Crew Arrival at Kennedy Space Center for NASA's SpaceX Crew-1 Mission

Source: Google News

11/06/2020

SpaceX launches GPS navigation satellite from Cape Canaveral

Source: Spaceflight Now

11/06/2020

SpaceX launches Space Force GPS satellite and sticks another landing

After a dramatic last-second abort early this month, Elon Musk's rocket company finally escorted a new military satellite to space.

Source: CNET

11/05/2020

SpaceX successfully launches GPS III space vehicle for the US Space Force

Tesla has launched a GPS III satellite on behalf of customer the U.S. Space Force, the second GPS III generation satellite it has launched for the U.S. military this year. The first took off in June, and was the third overall GPS III put in orbit by SpaceX . …

Source: TechCrunch

11/05/2020

SpaceX launches next-gen GPS satellite for US Space Force, lands rocket

Source: Space.com

11/05/2020

SpaceX seeks to fly unproven rocket, put engine issue to rest

Weather currently is expected to be 60 percent favorable for a launch.

Source: Ars Technica

11/05/2020

You can watch SpaceX launch advanced GPS satellite tonight. Here's how.

Liftoff is scheduled for 6:24 p.m. EST (2324 GMT).

Source: Space.com

11/05/2020

After month-long stand down, SpaceX launches fourth GPS III launch

SpaceX successfully launched its Falcon 9 mission with the fourth GPSII satellite at 18:24 EST…

Source: NASASpaceflight.com

11/05/2020

NASA wants you along for the ride (virtually) on SpaceX's next astronaut mission

Liftoff is scheduled for Nov. 14.

Source: Space.com

11/05/2020

ULA scrubs Atlas 5 launch as SpaceX readies repaired rocket for GPS mission

Source: Spaceflight Now

11/05/2020

'Close to actual' fan-made animation of a SpaceX Starship flight scores Elon Musk's approval

As Elon Musk's SpaceX ramps ups its ambitious Starship prototype program in a countdown to a planned uncrewed mission that will take the shiny spacecraft to an altitude of up to 12 miles, a crew of SpaceX acolytes have crafted a thrilling fan-film animation d…

Source: SYFY WIRE

11/03/2020

Tesla owner puts SpaceX Starlink to the test in the wild

A Tesla owner turned SpaceX Starlink Beta tester has taken their cutting-edge satellite internet system on a road trip, demonstrating that the constellation really will be able to deliver high-quality internet anywhere on Earth. While SpaceX’s growing network…

Source: Teslarati

11/03/2020

SpaceX's Crew-1 astronaut mission for NASA: Live updates

Source: Space.com

11/03/2020

SpaceX Starlink: Elon Musk details timeline for next stages

SpaceX's internet connection system is taking shape. Here's how the coming weeks and months will look.

Source: Inverse

11/03/2020

NASA TV Coverage Set for First Crew Rotation Flight: SpaceX Crew-1

NASA will provide coverage of the upcoming prelaunch and launch activities for the agency’s SpaceX Crew-1 mission with astronauts to the International Space Station.

Source: NASA

11/03/2020

Elon Musk says SpaceX will expand its Starlink internet test

SpaceX is expanding a test of its Starlink satellite internet and could bring the service to other countries next year, CEO Elon Musk says. The space-exploration firm will send out “seve…

Source: New York Post

11/03/2020

SpaceX's Starlink: Beta tester reveals more about Elon Musk's internet from space service

Starlink beta tester tests out his user terminal in national forest locations with 300W battery pack.

Source: ZDNet

11/02/2020

SpaceX Starlink: incredible beta test photos show the futuristic router

SpaceX's internet connectivity service has started shipping out equipment to beta testers.

Source: Inverse

11/02/2020

SpaceX Starlink users provide first impressions and unboxing pictures

"It feels like it's from the future... I am amazed at how well it works."

Source: Ars Technica

11/02/2020

SpaceX Starship: paving the way to Mars city

In this episode of 'The Abstract', we discuss what the latest Starship rocket test means for the future of space travel — and humanity itself.

Source: Inverse

11/02/2020

Europe’s “best answer” to competition from SpaceX slips again, will cost more

The Ariane 6 was designed to be more cost effective to fly.

Source: Ars Technica

11/02/2020

SpaceX's Starship may help clean up space junk

Orbital cleanup could be among Starship's many tasks.

Source: Space.com

11/02/2020

SpaceX Starlink public beta: Some users report speeds above 160 Mbps - Business Insider

People in SpaceX's Starlink beta are uploading screenshots of their speed tests — and some are getting speeds faster than 95% of US connections.

Source: Business Insider

11/02/2020

SpaceX will livestream Starship’s harrowing launch debut, says Elon Musk

CEO Elon Musk says that SpaceX will livestream Starship’s harrowing high-altitude launch and landing debut “warts and all,” offering a rare glimpse behind the scenes of a high-risk aerospace endeavor. As of November 1st, Starship prototype serial number 8 (SN…

Source: Teslarati

11/01/2020

SpaceX fires up Falcon 9 rocket after booster engine swap

SpaceX confirms it has successfully fired up a Falcon 9 rocket after swapping two of its first stage (booster) engines, putting the company’s third US military GPS satellite launch back on track after about a month of delays. Known as GPS III Space Vehicle 04…

Source: Teslarati

11/01/2020

SpaceX Finally Has Enough Satellites to Offer Internet Service, According to Elon Musk

SpaceX passed the magic number -- 800 -- on Saturday, and immediately launched a beta test.

Source: Motley Fool

10/31/2020

SpaceX test-fires Falcon 9 rocket before GPS launch – Spaceflight Now

Source: Spaceflight Now

10/30/2020

Elon Musk's SpaceX colony on Mars won't follow Earth-based laws

The laws on Mars could be a little spacey. Elon Musk’s planned colony on the Red Planet will not be ruled by any “Earth-based government” — and will instead adhere to its own “self-gove…

Source: New York Post

10/30/2020

Red Coating Contaminates SpaceX Rockets, Delays Crew Launch

The lacquer dripped into tiny vent holes in two rocket engines that now must be replaced.

Source: Snopes.com

10/30/2020

Elon Musk says SpaceX Mars colony will NOT recognize Earth laws

Buried in SpaceX's Starlink beta consumer service terms is a clause that states the firm will not recognize Earth-based laws on Mars, declaring it a free planet that will adopt self-governing principles.

Source: Daily Mail

10/30/2020

SpaceX Crew Dragon: Elon Musk decries 'stranger than fiction' problem

The Crew Dragon's next launch has been delayed. It is just the latest in a series of delays in SpaceX and NASA's plan to send crewed missions to the ISS.

Source: Inverse

10/30/2020

Rocket Report: SpaceX hits the century mark, vote for Atlas V on Election Day

“Falcon 9 and Delta 4 stopped within seconds of launch? This is good stuff.”

Source: Ars Technica

10/29/2020

NASA's Crew-1 SpaceX mission commander will join the US Space Force: report

Source: Space.com

10/29/2020

With SpaceX rocket issue sorted, NASA ready to send four astronauts to ISS

The aerospace equivalent of some paint chips delayed the next Crew Dragon launch to the International Space Station.

Source: CNET

10/29/2020

NASA optimistic SpaceX Falcon 9 engine issue resolved, clearing way for crew launch

SpaceX is replacing two suspect engines in the Falcon 9 rocket that will boost four astronauts to the space station.

Source: CBS News

10/29/2020

SpaceX satellite internet launches - and it'll cost you a pretty penny

If you signed up for alerts from Starlink, SpaceX's new internet service, check your inbox. Beta testing is starting.

Source: Komando

10/28/2020

SpaceX is replacing 2 rocket engines for its next astronaut launch for NASA

The Crew-1 mission is on track for a Nov. 14 liftoff.

Source: Space.com

10/28/2020

NASA optimistic SpaceX Falcon 9 engine issue resolved, clearing way for crew launch

SpaceX is replacing two suspect engines in the Falcon 9 rocket that will boost four astronauts to the space station.

Source: CBS News

10/28/2020

SpaceX is replacing two engines on its Falcon 9 ahead of next crewed mission

SpaceX has decided to replace two of the engines on its Falcon 9 rocket, which is tasked with flying a crew of four to the International Space Station. The company found a substance in the engines that caused some funny behavior.

Source: The Verge

10/28/2020

SpaceX kicks off beta access for controversial Starlink satellite internet service

Elon Musk's SpaceX is known for sending things into space, but the company is also testing sending things down from space: satellite internet signals, to

Source: Android Police

10/28/2020

Who says no to $100/month for the SpaceX Starlink beta, and more tech news today

Plus $500 for the antenna, which is still a good deal for rural-internet-wanters. Plus more tech news you need to know today!

Source: Android Authority

10/28/2020

Elon Musk's SpaceX charging $99 a month for spotty Starlink internet

Elon Musk’s SpaceX is reportedly charging $99 a month for a test version of its Starlink satellite internet service that it expects to be somewhat spotty.

Source: New York Post

10/28/2020

Starlink testers will pay $99 per month for SpaceX's satellite internet

SpaceX’s Starlink internet satellite will cost early beta testers $99 a month, not including the $499 upfront cost for the hardware kit needed to access the network. According to CNBC and multiple other sources, the private space company has sent the informa…

Source: Engadget

10/28/2020

SpaceX crew launch set for Nov. 14 – Spaceflight Now

Source: Spaceflight Now

10/27/2020

SpaceX Reveals Monthly Cost Of Starlink Internet In Its ‘Better Than Nothing Beta’

The pricing for SpaceX’s Starlink beta service in the U. S. appears to have been revealed, after potential users received emails inviting them to sign up to the service.

Source: Forbes

10/27/2020

SpaceX begins public beta testing of Starlink constellation at $99 a month

Late on October 26th, SpaceX sent out emails to interested users about participating in public beta testing for the Starlink constellation, a global initiative to provide broadband internet coverage from space.

Source: The Verge

10/27/2020

NASA and SpaceX Finally Choose Date for Historic Astronaut Launch

We'll see you there.

Source: Futurism

10/27/2020

Engine Trouble Delays SpaceX's Return To The ISS

A crewed mission to the International Space Station that was set to depart from Kennedy Space Center on Halloween has been pushed back at least several weeks as NASA and SpaceX investigate an issue…

Source: Hackaday

10/27/2020

SpaceX's Starlink satellite internet service is priced at $99 per month, according to e-mail

SpaceX is expanding the beta test of its Starlink satellite internet service according to emails seen by CNBC, with service priced at $99 a month.

Source: CNBC

10/27/2020

SpaceX now targeting Nov. 14 for next astronaut launch

SpaceX is gearing up for another historic astronaut launch next month.

Source: Space.com

10/26/2020

NASA retargets next SpaceX Crew Dragon launch to space station for November 14

The launch will mark the first operational flight by SpaceX's commercially developed Crew Dragon spacecraft.

Source: CBS News

10/26/2020

NASA, SpaceX Invite Media to Crew-1 Mission Update, Target New Date

NASA and SpaceX now are targeting 7:49 p.m. EST Saturday, Nov. 14, for the launch of the first crew rotation mission to the International Space Station as part of the agency’s Commercial Crew Program.

Source: NASA

10/26/2020

SpaceX schedules next GPS satellite launch attempt after swapping Falcon 9 engines

Multiple outlets report that SpaceX has rescheduled its third US military GPS III satellite launch to no earlier than (NET) 6:24 pm EDT (18:24 UTC) Thursday, November 5th. Agonizingly, a United Launch Alliance (ULA) National Reconnaissance Office (NRO) launch…

Source: Teslarati

10/26/2020

SpaceX just launched its 100th successful Falcon rocket flight. Yes, there's a video.

Saturday's Starlink launch was number 100.

Source: Space.com

10/26/2020

SpaceX’s estimated valuation climbs to over $100 billion over Starlink’s potential

Back in July, New York-based investment bank Morgan Stanley gave Elon Musk’s private space company, SpaceX, an estimated valuation of $52 billion. But as SpaceX hits its stride by winning more government contracts and as its Starlink constellation passes 1,00…

Source: Teslarati

10/26/2020

SpaceX starship passes static fire test with three raptor engines, finally gets nose cone

It's beginning to look like SpaceX will attempt to make the 15-kilometer (9.3-mile) hop test before Christmas. After two successful 150-meter (~500 foot) hops with the SN5 and SN6 prototypes, engineers at SpaceX's Boca Chica launch facility in South Texas rol…

Source: Phys.Org

10/26/2020

SpaceX Starship Passes Static Fire Test With Three Raptor Engines, Finally Gets Nose Cone!

The Starship is coming together, literally and figuratively! With its three Raptor engines test fired, and nosecones and fins attached, the vessel is ready for its highest hop test yet!

Source: Universe Today

10/24/2020

SpaceX Starship: The Continued Evolution of the Big Falcon Rocket

Since 2012, SpaceX has been working on a reusable rocket family, now called Starship, that…

Source: NASASpaceflight.com

10/24/2020

SpaceX adds another 60 satellites to Starlink network – Spaceflight Now

Source: Spaceflight Now

10/24/2020

SpaceX launches 60 more Starlink internet satellites from Cape Canaveral

With Saturday's launch, SpaceX has put 895 Starlinks into orbit, 180 of them — more satellites than any other company owns -- in less than three weeks.

Source: CBS News

10/24/2020

SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket ties turnaround record, nears 1000 Starlink satellites launched

SpaceX has successfully completed its 14th Starlink v1.0 launch less than a year after operational flights began and simultaneously tied its own world record for orbital-class rocket turnaround. On the heels of an unusual 48-hour delay SpaceX says it used to …

Source: Teslarati

10/24/2020

SpaceX reaches 100 successful launches with Starlink mission

SpaceX launched another set of Starlink satellites Oct. 24, marking the 100th time the company has placed payloads into orbit.

Source: SpaceNews

10/24/2020

Updates: SpaceX launches 60 Starlink satellites from Cape Canaveral

Follow live as SpaceX targets 11:31 a.m. ET for the launch of a Falcon 9 rocket and 60 Starlink satellites from Cape Canaveral in Florida.

Source: Florida Today

10/24/2020

SpaceX launches 60 more satellites during 15th Starlink mission

SpaceX has launched another batch of 60 Starlink satellites, the primary ingredient for its forthcoming global broadband internet service. The launch took place at 11:31 AM EDT, with a liftoff from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida. This is the fift…

Source: TechCrunch

10/23/2020

SpaceX stacks Starship SN8 prototype ahead of epic test flight

SN8 is poised to make a 9-mile-high hop soon.

Source: Space.com

10/23/2020

NASA Invites Media to Next SpaceX Space Station Cargo Launch

Media accreditation is open for the launch of the next SpaceX delivery of NASA science investigations, supplies, and equipment to the International Space Station.

Source: NASA

10/23/2020

Elon Musk's SpaceX Gets Bullish $100 Billion Valuation From Morgan Stanley, Double What Investors Said It Was Worth In August

The investment bank says that SpaceX’s Starlink internet-from-satellites service has driven a near $50 billion increase in the rocket company’s value since July. Forbes is sticking with investors’ more conservative valuation.

Source: Forbes

10/23/2020

SpaceX Installing Nosecone on Starship That'll Fly to 12 Miles

Fully stacked and almost ready for lift off.

Source: Futurism

10/23/2020

Lunar SpaceX Starship: Stunning photo shows NASA-branded ship taking shape

The SpaceX Starship is under construction at the company's Boca Chica facility, and a new photo suggests SpaceX is already thinking about lunar trips.

Source: Inverse

10/22/2020

Scrubtober strikes again: faulty SpaceX rocket camera aborts Starlink-14 launch

Update: SpaceX’s next Starlink-14 launch attempt appears to be scheduled no earlier than (NET) 11:31 am EDT (15:31 UTC), Saturday, October 24th, ending the possibility of Falcon 9 booster B1060 setting a new turnaround record. If successful, the mission will …

Source: Teslarati

10/22/2020

SpaceX postpones next Starlink satellite fleet launch due to rocket camera issue

The issue involves a camera on the Falcon 9 rocket's upper stage.

Source: Space.com

10/22/2020

SpaceX go for third Starlink in one month as rare six-flight booster returns to port

SpaceX has confirmed that it’s on track to attempt the third Starlink launch this month at the same time as the last Starlink mission’s rare six-flight Falcon 9 booster sailed into port. A few hours after Falcon 9 booster B1051 arrived back at Port Canaveral …

Source: Teslarati

10/21/2020

SpaceX is rapidly growing its Internet satellite business

With an eventual public offering in mind, SpaceX is ramping up its Starlink Internet service, as it's slated to launch another 60 satellites on Wednesday.

Source: Fox Business

10/21/2020

Live coverage: SpaceX plans test-firing of Falcon 9 rocket today

Source: Spaceflight Now

10/21/2020

SpaceX Starship go for nosecone installation forward after historic static fire

SpaceX CEO Elon Musk has confirmed that Starship and Raptor’s first triple-engine static fire was a success, opening the door for nosecone installation. Around 3:13 am CDT, October 20th, Starship serial number 8 (SN8) successfully fired up three Raptor engine…

Source: Teslarati

10/20/2020

Lockheed Martin executives commend ULA for fighting back against SpaceX

Lockheed CFO Ken Possenriede: “We now have a price point that will allow ULA to get its fair share of awards over SpaceX"

Source: SpaceNews

10/20/2020

SpaceX Starlink partners with Microsoft Azure to deploy cloud computing anywhere

Microsoft Azure has announced a partnership with SpaceX that will give customers the ability to both access and deploy cloud computing capabilities anywhere on Earth with the help of Starlink internet. Ultimately designed with anywhere from ~4,400 to ~40,000 …

Source: Teslarati

10/20/2020

SpaceX fires up 3-engine Starship SN8 prototype ahead of epic test flight

An 11-mile-high test flight could be coming soon.

Source: Space.com

10/20/2020

Microsoft’s new data center in a box will use SpaceX Starlink broadband

Starlink and SES will bring satellite to modular data centers in remote areas.

Source: Ars Technica

10/20/2020

SpaceX Starship: Watch triple-engine spaceship fire for first time

The SpaceX Starship has completed its next major test, with a static test fire that shakes to the core.

Source: Inverse

10/20/2020

Microsoft partners with SpaceX to connect Azure cloud to Musk's Starlink satellite internet

Microsoft is partnering with SpaceX to connect the tech giant's Azure cloud computing network to the growing Starlink satellite internet.

Source: CNBC

10/20/2020

Microsoft to work with Elon Musk's SpaceX in cloud computing for space customers: WSJ

Source: MarketWatch

10/20/2020

Musk Reads: Elon Musk details SpaceX's big Mars city goal

Musk discusses the Mars city, Starlink lifts off, and a new Starship rendering catches Musk's eye.

Source: Inverse

10/20/2020

SpaceX test-fires Starship prototype with three engines – Spaceflight Now

Source: Spaceflight Now

10/19/2020

SpaceX’s second rocket recovery drone ship leaves port during Starlink launch

On October 18th, SpaceX’s second booster recovery ‘drone ship’ left Port Canaveral at the exact same time as a Falcon 9 rocket was launching 60 Starlink satellites a dozen miles to the north. A remote point-tilt-zoom (PTZ) camera recently installed by NASASpa…

Source: Teslarati

10/19/2020

How to watch SpaceX launch its next batch of Starlink satellites Wednesday

Elon Musk is looking to keep growing his nascent mega-constellation after several weeks marked by delays.

Source: CNET

10/19/2020

How to watch SpaceX launch its next batch of Starlink satellites Wednesday

Elon Musk is looking to keep growing his nascent mega-constellation after several weeks marked by delays.

Source: CNET

10/19/2020

SpaceX Mars city: Elon Musk details 1 test its success depends on

SpaceX CEO Elon Musk wants to build a city on Mars, and there's one key test that will determine whether his plan was a success.

Source: Inverse

10/19/2020

Elon Musk's SpaceX: 60 more Starlink internet satellites launch ahead of public beta

SpaceX's Starlink constellation nears 800-satellite target for providing moderate internet coverage for North America.

Source: ZDNet

10/19/2020

SpaceX launches 14th batch of Starlink internet satellites in fast-growing fleet

It was the first of two planned Starlink launchings in just three days.

Source: CBS News

10/18/2020

SpaceX launches another batch of Starlink satellites, more to come Wednesday

Elon Musk is looking to get caught up after several weeks marked by delays.

Source: CNET

10/18/2020

Elon Musk sets 4-year timeline for SpaceX Mars mission, says there's a 'fighting chance'

Musk made the comments during the International Mars Society Convention, speaking via Zoom.

Source: Fox News

10/18/2020

Elon Musk 'guesses' SpaceX could send a ship to Mars as soon as 2024

The rocket man wants to see development of his next-generation Starship move faster.

Source: CNET

10/18/2020

SpaceX launches another batch of Starlink satellites – Spaceflight Now

Source: Spaceflight Now

10/18/2020

Elon Musk says SpaceX's 1st Starship trip to Mars could fly in 4 years

Source: Live Science

10/18/2020

Updates: SpaceX launches Starlink satellites from Kennedy Space Center, sticks landing

SpaceX launched 60 more Starlink internet satellites from Florida's Kennedy Space Center at 8:25 a.m. Sunday, Oct. 18.

Source: Florida Today

10/18/2020

SpaceX Falcon 9 Set to Launch Next Starlink Mission Sunday Morning

It's the 6th launch and landing for this booster.

Source: News 13 Orlando

10/17/2020

SpaceX ready for Falcon 9 launch with next Starlink mission

SpaceX will continue the deployment of its Starlink constellation with the launch of another sixty…

Source: NASASpaceflight.com

10/17/2020

Live coverage: SpaceX rolls out Falcon 9 rocket for another Starlink launch

Source: Spaceflight Now

10/17/2020

Elon Musk says SpaceX's 1st Starship trip to Mars could fly in 4 years

Can a Starship reach Mars by 2024?

Source: Space.com

10/16/2020

Elon Musk 'guesses' SpaceX could send a ship to Mars as soon as 2024

The rocket man wants to see development of his next-generation Starship move faster.

Source: CNET

10/16/2020

SpaceX Indicates More Beta Testers Are Receiving Access to Starlink

SpaceX’s presentation to the FCC also shows the company has introduced a software upgrade that can boost the satellite network’s speeds by 2.5 times from the previous speed tests

Source: PCMag.com

10/16/2020

3% of SpaceX Starlink satellites may be failing in orbit around Earth - Business Insider

At this rate, SpaceX may leave more than 1,200 dead satellites in orbit, where they can crash into other spacecraft and spread dangerous space debris.

Source: Business Insider

10/16/2020

SpaceX installs flaps on first high-altitude Starship’s nosecone

After a great deal of hardware shuffling, SpaceX has settled on a nosecone for its first high-altitude Starship prototype and installed a pair of forward flaps. Effectively resulting in the aerospace equivalent of a giant shell game, SpaceX has spent the last…

Source: Teslarati

10/15/2020

SpaceX adds third Starlink launch to busy October manifest

SpaceX has added another Starlink launch to its October manifest and plans to support the mission with a record-breaking Falcon 9 booster turnaround. Several media outlets recently confirmed that SpaceX will attempt to launch Starlink-13 – the 13th launch of …

Source: Teslarati

10/15/2020

Ron Baron doesn’t want TSLA investors to forget about SpaceX

Many Tesla investors are in it for the long haul, not looking to let go of even a fraction of their holdings for several years based on increased demand expectations. However, other opportunities to invest in hot companies are still available, and new compani…

Source: Teslarati

10/15/2020

SpaceX will launch a satellite for NASA that tracks rising sea levels - Business Insider

SpaceX was contracted by NASA to launch the satellite, which will blast off in a rocket from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California in November.

Source: Business Insider

10/15/2020

SpaceX schedules Starship’s first triple-Raptor static fire test

A photo posted by CEO Elon Musk confirms that SpaceX has successfully installed three functional Raptors on Starship SN8 just hours before road closure notices revealed the company’s first triple-engine static fire schedule. Technically, it’s incorrect to say…

Source: Teslarati

10/14/2020

SpaceX’s Starship wins $53M from NASA for full-scale orbital refueling test

SpaceX’s Starship program has won $53 from NASA to perform a full-scale test of orbital propellant transfer, taking the company and space agency’s relationship on the crucial technology to the next level. NASA revealed the results of its fifth round of “Tippi…

Source: Teslarati

10/14/2020

Ron Baron, who made billions investing in Tesla, thinks SpaceX 'has a chance to be just as large'

Billionaire investor Ron Baron told CNBC that, following the success of Tesla, he expects similar growth from Elon Musk's SpaceX.

Source: CNBC

10/13/2020

SpaceX competitor Blue Origin completes first suborbital launch in 10 months

Prospective SpaceX competitor Blue Origin has completed a suborbital launch of its reusable New Shepard rocket for the first time in 10 months. Originally designed to help usher in a new wave of space tourism as early as 2017, the tourist launch debut of the …

Source: Teslarati

10/13/2020

SpaceX ships upgraded cargo spacecraft to Florida for first orbital Dragon rendezvous

SpaceX says it’s shipped the first upgraded Dragon 2 cargo spacecraft to Florida, opening the door for the first simultaneous spaceflight of two Dragons. More or less a modified version of SpaceX’s rapidly maturing Crew Dragon spacecraft, the company says tha…

Source: Teslarati

10/13/2020

Sorry, SpaceX. Watch This Week As NASA Pays $90 Million To Launch U.S. Astronaut On A Russian Rocket

The final countdown?

Source: Forbes

10/12/2020

NASA-SpaceX astronaut mission to launch 'no sooner' than November - Business Insider

The mission was originally slated for September, then Halloween — but NASA and SpaceX delayed it again to fix an engine problem.

Source: Business Insider

10/12/2020

SpaceX’s mystery October launch identified as a US spy satellite

A week after signs of the mission first appeared, the National Reconnaissance Office (NRO) has confirmed that SpaceX’s mystery October launch will carry a new spy satellite. Known as NROL-108, the mission is intriguing for several reasons, ranging from its im…

Source: Teslarati

10/12/2020

Channing Tatum to produce HBO series about Elon Musk titled 'SpaceX'

The series, which Musk is not a part of, is reportedly based on Ashlee Vance’s book “Elon Musk: Tesla, SpaceX, and the Quest for a Fantastic Future."

Source: Fox News

10/12/2020

SpaceX Limited Series in the Works at HBO

The project, executive produced by Channing Tatum, will chronicle the origins of Elon Musk's space exploration company.

Source: Hollywood Reporter

10/12/2020

Elon Musk’s SpaceX Subject Of HBO Limited Series In Works From Channing Tatum’s Free Association

HBO is developing a limited series about the rise of SpaceX, Elon Musk’s private rocket company that is in the midst of reviving the United States’ space aspirations. Produced by Channing Tatum’s Free Association, the six-episode series would tells the story …

Source: Deadline

10/12/2020

HBO to Develop Scripted Series About Elon Musk’s SpaceX

HBO is developing a limited series about SpaceX, the space exploration company founded by Elon Musk. The six-episode series “SpaceX” will be based on the book “Elon Musk: Tesla, SpaceX, and the Quest for a Fantastic Future” by Ashlee Vance. It will document h…

Source: Variety

10/12/2020

Remote tribe says SpaceX Starlink “catapulted” them into 21st century

Starlink's limited beta hooked up a reservation in rural Washington state.

Source: Ars Technica

10/12/2020

Elon Musk's Tesla Roadster And SpaceX Starman Made First Close Approach With Mars

SpaceX's Starman and Tesla's Roadster, both owned by Elon Musk, have made their way past Mars at just under 5 million miles away from the Red planet's surface.

Source: International Business Times

10/11/2020

SpaceX Starship prototype gearing up for first static fire with three Raptor engines

Two days after Elon Musk announced that Starship SN8 “passed cryo proof” testing, SpaceX has begun installing three Raptor engines on the rocket for the first multi-Raptor static fire ever attempted. On October 9th, the CEO revealed that the first SpaceX Star…

Source: Teslarati

10/10/2020

Launch of NASA’s SpaceX Crew-1 mission delayed until November

NASA has delayed the launch of the SpaceX Crew-1 mission until early- to mid-November, the agency announced Saturday. Originally scheduled for October 31st, the planned six-month mission was delayed to allow time to resolve issues with the Falcon 9 rocket eng…

Source: The Verge

10/09/2020

SpaceX Is Building a Military Rocket to Ship Weapons Anywhere in the World

Special delivery.

Source: Futurism

10/09/2020

Flag of Mars: Elon Musk proposes incredible Falcon 9 photo for SpaceX city

What would the flag of Mars look like? SpaceX CEO Elon Musk has an idea.

Source: Inverse

10/09/2020

SpaceX: Starman Just Flew Elon's Tesla Past Mars for the First Time

SpaceX has noted that Starman has made his first close pass of Mars, getting within a few million miles of the red planet.

Source: ExtremeTech

10/09/2020

Musk's SpaceX partners with US military to deliver weapons by rockets - Business Insider

The planned SpaceX rocket can blast 80 tonnes of cargo into space, and complete a 7,652-mile journey from Florida to Afghanistan in about an hour.

Source: Business Insider

10/09/2020

Rocket Report: China unveils big rocket plans, SpaceX’s “secret” launch

“How do you spend that much money and have a return on investment?”

Source: Ars Technica

10/09/2020

SpaceX’s first high-altitude Starship prototype just “passed cryo proof” testing

SpaceX CEO Elon Musk says that the first high-altitude Starship prototype – known as SN8 – just “passed cryo proof” testing in South Texas, potentially setting the ship up for a ~15 km (9.5 mile) flight test in the near future. Meanwhile, NASA astronaut Bob H…

Source: Teslarati

10/09/2020

SpaceX churning out Starship Super Heavy booster parts ahead of first stacking

SpaceX is busy churning out dozens of steel rings for Starship’s first Super Heavy booster, the assembly of which CEO Elon Musk says could be just “a few weeks” out. Significantly more than twice the height of Starship’s main propellant tank and engine sectio…

Source: Teslarati

10/09/2020

SpaceX’s Elon Musk entertains ‘Flag of Mars’ featuring Falcon 9

SpaceX and its CEO Elon Musk have their sights set on taking humans to Mars in the near future, and much of that involves fairly traditional engineering challenges like rocket fuels, engines, and payload capacities. However, the creativity and fun that’s been…

Source: Teslarati

10/08/2020

SpaceX, L3Harris win missile-warning satellite contracts from US military

They should launch by 2022.

Source: Space.com

10/08/2020

SpaceX's Tesla roadster made its first close approach with Mars

SpaceX CEO Elon Musk's Tesla roadster made its first close approach to Mars on Wednesday. along with the dummy mannequin dubbed "Starman." SpaceX tweeted yesterday that the vehicle came within 5 million miles of the planet.

Source: CNN

10/08/2020

SpaceX Starman dummy finally makes it to Mars in Elon Musk's red Tesla

It's been 32 months since the dummy left Earth atop a Falcon Heavy rocket.

Source: CNET

10/08/2020

SpaceX makes 'final' attempt to buy out residents of Texas village to build rocket launch resort

Negotiations are said to have reached a crucial moment with residents of Boca Chica, Texas. The the company hinted that it may 'pursue alternative approaches' to advance with its ambitious plans.

Source: Daily Mail

10/08/2020

Musk: SpaceX's Starlink has enough orbiting satellites for public beta - Business Insider

Musk tweeted that SpaceX would roll out a "fairly wide public beta" of Starlink in the northern US and southern Canada.

Source: Business Insider

10/08/2020

Elon Musk's Tesla, Starman fly past Mars 2 years after SpaceX launch - Business Insider

From Musk's old Roadster — a "hood ornament" on a Falcon Heavy rocket stage — Mars would look about one-tenth the size of the moon as seen from Earth.

Source: Business Insider

10/08/2020

SpaceX launched 60 more Starlink satellites this week

After 2 weeks of scrubs, SpaceX's Falcon 9 rocket blasted off October 6, 2020, carrying 60 more Starlink satellites to orbit. The rocket successfully landed at sea 9 minutes later. Video of the launch and landing here, plus steps taken to reduce the bright sa…

Source: EarthSky

10/08/2020

SpaceX's Starman and Elon Musk's Tesla just made their 1st Mars flyby

Starman got less than 5 million miles from the Red Planet.

Source: Space.com

10/08/2020

SpaceX may have Dragon spaceships in orbit without a break for a year - Business Insider

SpaceX's next NASA astronaut launch is scheduled for Halloween — the first of at least seven back-to-back spaceflight missions.

Source: Business Insider

10/07/2020

SpaceX has launched enough satellites for Starlink’s upcoming public beta

"Fairly wide public beta" to come after latest satellites reach target position.

Source: Ars Technica

10/07/2020

SpaceX Starlink: Elon Musk says when it will enter public beta

SpaceX's internet connectivity constellation is taking shape, and CEO Elon Musk has big plans for its future.

Source: Inverse

10/07/2020

Elon Musk: SpaceX's Starlink broadband public beta ready to go after latest launch

SpaceX will soon start a "fairly wide" Starlink broadband public beta after 60 more internet-beaming satellites launch.

Source: ZDNet

10/06/2020

SpaceX wins contract to build missile tracking satellites for US military

Starlink isn't just for broadband anymore.

Source: CNET

10/06/2020

SpaceX launches 60 more Starlink satellites, breaks 'Scrubtober' delay streak

After multiple postponements, the latest batch of broadband satellites is finally on its way to orbit.

Source: CNET

10/06/2020

SpaceX launches 60 more Starlink satellites, breaks 'Scrubtober' delay streak

After multiple postponements, the latest batch of broadband satellites is finally on its way to orbit.

Source: CNET

10/06/2020

SpaceX wins contract to make US missile tracking satellites

SpaceX has won a contract to build missile warning satellites for the Defense Department, and they might be based on Starlink.

Source: Engadget

10/06/2020

SpaceX receives contract to build missile tracking satellites for the Defense Department

The Space Development Agency awarded SpaceX a more than $149 million contract to develop satellites that can track missiles with infrared sensors from space.

Source: The Verge

10/06/2020

NRO reveals plans for previously-undisclosed SpaceX launch this month

Source: Spaceflight Now

10/05/2020

Musk's SpaceX wins Pentagon award for missile tracking satellites

Elon Musk's SpaceX won a $149 million (£114.8 million) contract to build missile-tracking satellites for the Pentagon, the U.S. Space Development Agency (SDA) said on Monday, in the company's first government contract to build satellites.

Source: Reuters

10/05/2020

SpaceX, L3Harris win Space Development Agency contracts to build missile-warning satellites

SpaceX is developing a new satellite bus for the Space Development Agency based on the Starlink design.

Source: SpaceNews

10/05/2020

Founded By Tesla, SpaceX Engineers, Battery Maker Romeo Power Finds SPAC

Romeo Power is the latest electric vehicle related company to go public via a special purpose acquisition company.  The SPAC Deal: Romeo Power will go ...

Source: Benzinga

10/05/2020

How to watch SpaceX give Starlink satellite launch another go Tuesday

After Monday's launch got scrubbed due to weather, Tuesday will offer yet another chance for the Falcon 9 that brought human spaceflight back to US soil.

Source: CNET

10/05/2020

Elon Musk and SpaceX plan a Starship Mars rocket update for October

After four "hops," the next version of the company's Mars rocket could become the first one to make it to space.

Source: CNET

10/05/2020

Musk to visit SpaceX launchpad after mission aborts, delays

SpaceX Chief Executive Elon Musk said he will visit his space company’s Florida rocket facilities this week to investigate the cause of recent launch aborts and delays that have held up a busy mission schedule for the company's workhorse Falcon 9 rocket.

Source: Reuters

10/05/2020

How to watch SpaceX give Starlink satellite launch another go Tuesday

Monday's launch is scrubbed due to weather. Tuesday will offer yet another chance for the Falcon 9 that brought human spaceflight back to US soil.

Source: CNET

10/05/2020

How Much Cheaper Are SpaceX Reusable Rockets? Now We Know

SpaceX's prices are getting so low that other companies might not be able to compete with it.

Source: Motley Fool

10/05/2020

Fourth time's a charm? SpaceX ready again to launch Starlink v1.0 Launch 12

The Starlink v1.0 Launch 12 mission is preparing to take off at 7:51am EDT (11:51…

Source: NASASpaceflight.com

10/05/2020

SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket readied for third Starlink launch attempt [webcast]

On the heels of a rare last-second Falcon 9 launch abort, SpaceX is closing in on its third attempt to launch the 12th batch of operational Starlink satellites. Scheduled to lift off from Kennedy Space Center (KSC) Launch Complex 39A (Pad 39A) no earlier than…

Source: Teslarati

10/04/2020

SpaceX aborts launch of GPS Space Force satellite with 2 seconds to go

Elon Musk's company is ready to escort a new Space Force spacecraft into orbit, but it didn't happen Friday night as planned. Saturday night will bring another chance.

Source: CNET

10/04/2020

NASA, SpaceX to Launch First Commercial Crew Rotation Mission to International Space Station

NASA and SpaceX are beginning a regular cadence of missions with astronauts launching on an American rocket from American soil to the International Space Station as part of NASA’s Commercial Crew Program. NASA’s SpaceX Crew-1 is the first crew rotation missio…

Source: CleanTechnica

10/04/2020

NASA adorns Artemis Moon rocket with vintage worm logo after SpaceX flight debut

NASA’s famous worm logo will accompany astronauts on their way to the Moon under the agency’s Artemis program. The vintage design, introduced in 1975 but retired in 1992, was first returned for SpaceX’s Demo-2 astronaut mission to the International Space Stat…

Source: Teslarati

10/04/2020

SpaceX Conducted Staggering Eight Million Hours Of Dragon & Falcon 9 Simulation Tests

SpaceX and NASA are teaming up to launch the first official crewed mission to the International Space Station from the United States after nine years later this month. This mission, termed as Crew-1 will take off from NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida on…

Source: Wccftech

10/03/2020

After two scrubs, Elon Musk says he will visit SpaceX launch sites in Florida

Expect Musk to remind his launch team of his expectations.

Source: Ars Technica

10/03/2020

SpaceX aborts launch of GPS Space Force satellite with two seconds to go

Elon Musk's company is ready to escort a new Space Force spacecraft into orbit, but it didn't happen Friday night as planned. Saturday night will bring another chance.

Source: CNET

10/03/2020

SpaceX aborts liftoff of GPS satellite, continuing streak of launch scrubs

Source: Spaceflight Now

10/03/2020

SpaceX aborts launch of advanced GPS satellite for the US Space Force

The abort occurred 2 seconds before liftoff.

Source: Space.com

10/03/2020

SpaceX aborts launch at T-2 seconds

SpaceX scrubbed a launch of a GPS satellite for the Air Force on Friday night with just two seconds to go in the countdown.

Source: WESH Orlando

10/02/2020

How to watch SpaceX launch a GPS Space Force satellite on Friday night

Elon Musk's company is ready to escort a new Space Force spacecraft into orbit.

Source: CNET

10/02/2020

How to watch SpaceX launch a GPS Space Force satellite on Friday night

Elon Musk's company is ready to escort a new Space Force spacecraft into orbit, but it didn't happen Friday night as planned. Saturday night will bring another chance.

Source: CNET

10/02/2020

How to watch SpaceX launch a Space Force GPS satellite on Friday

Elon Musk's company is ready to escort a new Space Force