SpaceX scrubs Starlink satellite launch on record 7th flight of a Falcon 9 rocket

Home News Spaceflight A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket makes its sixth flight to launch a fleet of Starlink internet satellites into orbit from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Florida on Aug. 18, 2020. The same rocket booster will launch another Starlink mission on Nov. 23, 2020. (Image: © SpaceX) SpaceX called off the launch of…Continue Reading

SpaceX could launch back-to-back rocket missions from two coasts this weekend. Here’s how to watch.

Home News Spaceflight CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — SpaceX is gearing up for a potential launch double header this weekend. The California-based spaceflight company will attempt to launch two rockets from two different coasts in a little over 24-hours. On Saturday (Nov. 21), the private spaceflight company will launch an Earth-observing satellite for NASA, followed by a…Continue Reading

SpaceX Crew Dragon capsule docks at space station with its 1st crew of 4

Home News Spaceflight SpaceX’s Crew Dragon capsule has successfully delivered a crew of four astronauts to the International Space Station for the first time. After a 27-hour orbital chase, the Crew-1 mission arrived at the space station Monday night (Nov. 16) with four Expedition 64 crewmembers — NASA astronauts Victor Glover, Mike Hopkins and Shannon Walker,…Continue Reading

Through SpaceX, NASA Just Launched Four Astronauts to the ISS

NASA/Joel KowskyOver the weekend, SpaceX made history by successfully launching its first operational flight with four astronauts in the commercially-developed Crew Dragon. The launch of the SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket on Sunday marked the beginning of a 27-hour journey to the International Space Station (ISS). It was also SpaceX’s first flight with an international crew,…Continue Reading

Elon Musk’s SpaceX To Carry NASA Astronauts–A Major First In The Billionaire Space Race

Elon Musk, SpaceX founder. dpa/picture alliance via Getty Images Billionaire Elon Musk has hit one milestone in the billionaire space race: creating a commercial spacecraft system trusted to send humans to and from the International Space Station. On Tuesday NASA gave the green light to SpaceX’s Crew Dragon spacecraft and its Falcon 9 rocket, with…Continue Reading

SpaceX Crew Dragon rolls out to pad for Crew-1 astronaut launch for NASA

Home News Spaceflight A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket with the company’s Crew Dragon spacecraft onboard is seen on the launch pad at Launch Complex 39A before being raised into a vertical position on Nov. 9, 2020, at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida.  (Image: © NASA/Joel Kowsky) The SpaceX Crew Dragon capsule that will carry…Continue Reading

SpaceX launches next-gen GPS satellite for US Space Force, lands rocket

Home News Spaceflight CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — SpaceX successfully launched an advanced GPS satellite for the U.S. Space Force on Thursday (Nov. 5), marking the first launch in nearly two weeks here on the Space Coast. One of the company’s two-stage Falcon 9 rockets blasted off from Space Launch Complex 40 at Cape Canaveral Air Force…Continue Reading

SpaceX launches GPS satellite from Florida, lands booster on ship

ORLANDO, Fla., Nov. 5 (UPI) — SpaceX successfully launched the U.S. Air Force’s fourth next-generation navigation satellite for the Global Positioning System from Florida on Thursday evening. A Falcon 9 rocket lifted off as planned at 6:24 p.m. EST into dark skies over Cape Canaveral Air Force Station. Radio receivers in Maryland, and then in…Continue Reading