SpaceX delivers first returning vehicle to ISS since shuttle

Jun 6, 2017

SpaceX delivers first returning vehicle to ISS since shuttle

The International Space Station welcomed its first returning vehicle in years Monday — a SpaceX Dragon capsule making its second delivery. Space shuttle Atlantis was the last repeat visitor six years ago. It’s now a museum relic at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center. NASA astronaut ...

SpaceX blasts off cargo using recycled spaceship

/ Jun 4, 2017

SpaceX blasts off cargo using recycled spaceship

SpaceX on Saturday blasted off a shipment of food and supplies for the astronauts living at the International Space Station using for the first time a vessel that had flown before. The refurbished Dragon cargo capsule soared into space aboard a Falcon 9 rocket ...

Printed rocket makes history

/ May 25, 2017

Printed rocket makes history

Rocket Lab, a Silicon Valley-funded space launch company, on Thursday launched the maiden flight of its battery-powered, 3-D-printed rocket from New Zealand’s remote Mahia Peninsula. “Made it to space. Team delighted,” Rocket Lab said on its official Twitter account. The successful launch of a ...

SpaceX makes first U.S. military launch, then lands rocket again

May 2, 2017

SpaceX makes first U.S. military launch, then lands rocket again

SpaceX on Monday blasted off a secretive U.S. government satellite, known only as NROL-76, marking the first military launch for the California-based aerospace company headed by billionaire tycoon Elon Musk. The payload for the National Reconnaissance Office, which makes and operates spy satellites for ...

/ Feb 7, 2017

SpaceX targets fastest launch pace with new site

Space Exploration Technologies Corp. better known as SpaceX, plans to launch its Falcon 9 rockets every two to three weeks, its fastest rate since starting launches in 2010, once a new launch pad is put into service in Florida next week, the company’s president ...