How Bangladesh became SpaceX’s first Block 5 Falcon 9 customer

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to SpaceNews.com WASHINGTON — When it comes to SpaceX’s Falcon 9 rocket, the company’s most daring customers have been NASA and … Continue reading How Bangladesh became SpaceX’s first Block 5 Falcon 9 customer

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SpaceX to launch space harpoon, more crazy science to ISS

Your daily selection of the hottest trending tech news! According to CNET SpaceX is aiming for its second successful Falcon 9 rocket launch in the span of just four days with … Continue reading SpaceX to launch space harpoon, more crazy science to ISS

Shutdown means SpaceX can’t test its Falcon Heavy rocket, creating further delays

Your daily selection of the hottest trending tech news! According to The Verge As long as the government shutdown continues, SpaceX won’t be able to test fire the company’s new … Continue reading Shutdown means SpaceX can’t test its Falcon Heavy rocket, creating further delays

Elon Musk posts first photo of SpaceX’s new spacesuit

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to Science – Ars Technica Enlarge / Wear this to ride in a Dragon spacecraft. (credit: SpaceX) Early Wednesday morning, SpaceX … Continue reading Elon Musk posts first photo of SpaceX’s new spacesuit

NASA finally admits it doesn’t have the funding to land humans on Mars

Enlarge / NASA’s chief of human spaceflight, Bill Gerstenmaier, speaks at the Humans to Mars summit in 2015. NASA   For the last five years or so, NASA has sold … Continue reading NASA finally admits it doesn’t have the funding to land humans on Mars

SpaceX’s first re-flown Dragon capsule successfully returns to Earth

SpaceX has another historic achievement under its belt – being first to re-fly a commercial spacecraft to the International Space Station and back. The Dragon capsule it used on its … Continue reading SpaceX’s first re-flown Dragon capsule successfully returns to Earth

Why Interstellar Travel Will Be Possible Sooner Than You Think

The term “moonshot” is sometimes invoked to denote a project so outrageously ambitious that it can only be described by comparing it to the Apollo 11 mission to land the … Continue reading Why Interstellar Travel Will Be Possible Sooner Than You Think

U.S. Air Force taps SpaceX to launch next X-37B spaceplane mission

File photo of an X-37B spaceplane being encapsulated inside the nose cone of a United Launch Alliance Atlas 5 rocket before its first test flight in April 2010. Credit. U.S. … Continue reading U.S. Air Force taps SpaceX to launch next X-37B spaceplane mission

Tesla is going to ‘kill’ the auto industry with Elon Musk’s way of thinking about manufacturing, says SpaceX CTO

Tesla was for a long time a “product company” – meaning that it focused on creating great products first. It has been quite successful at it with vehicles, like the … Continue reading Tesla is going to ‘kill’ the auto industry with Elon Musk’s way of thinking about manufacturing, says SpaceX CTO

SpaceX’s plan to blanket the world in internet

If you’re reading this, you have an internet connection. But many people around the world don’t have one, something that Elon Musk’s SpaceX aims to change. The company has long … Continue reading SpaceX’s plan to blanket the world in internet

Elon Musk’s giant tunnel boring machine arrived at SpaceX – first pictures

With the recent launch of Elon Musk’s latest company, Neuralink, we almost forgot that the CEO of both Tesla and SpaceX also recently launched yet another startup: the Boring Company. The … Continue reading Elon Musk’s giant tunnel boring machine arrived at SpaceX – first pictures

Musk wants to reuse more of the Falcon 9 rocket for future flights, and announces next test flight

Despite the odds of successful integration, SpaceX CEO and founder Elon Musk is considering plans to upcycle parts of the Falcon Heavy rocket for future flights to test before it … Continue reading Musk wants to reuse more of the Falcon 9 rocket for future flights, and announces next test flight

SpaceX still plans for first flight of a Falcon 9 with reused first stage this month and more

A SpaceX Falcon 9 booster being returned to port aboard a drone ship following the JCSAT-14 Mission in May, 2016. Credit: SpaceX SpaceX says it still plans to make the … Continue reading SpaceX still plans for first flight of a Falcon 9 with reused first stage this month and more

SpaceX Launching Lightning Tracker, ‘Three-Eyed’ Raven, Deadly Superbug for NASA

Astronauts aboard the International Space Station captured this view of lightning over the Pacific Ocean at night. One new tool heading to the station, the Lightning Imaging Sensor, will track … Continue reading SpaceX Launching Lightning Tracker, ‘Three-Eyed’ Raven, Deadly Superbug for NASA

Elon Musk’s SpaceX is back to inventing the future after a successful rocket launch and landing

SpaceX today launched 10 Iridium satellites on its workhorse Falcon 9 rocket before flying the first stage of the rocket back to a floating landing platform in the Pacific. This … Continue reading Elon Musk’s SpaceX is back to inventing the future after a successful rocket launch and landing