SpaceX CEO Elon Musk claims his company will land a person on the red planet at least a decade earlier than NASA, and has downsized the plans for its “BFR” rocket vehicle in an effort to cut costs. Matthew Larotonda reports. Continue reading
SpaceX launches a Falcon 9 rocket carrying a satellite for the U.S. National Reconnaissance Office. Continue reading
SpaceX to launch two paying customers on a tourist trip around the moon next year.
An explosion destroyed a rocket belonging to Elon Musk’s SpaceX. The company said there were no injuries, but that an “anomaly” during the static fire test resulted in the loss of the rocket.
Despite a jump in Tesla’s stock price a day after disappointing earnings, Elon Musk stands to lose billions of dollars with the tanking market value of his electric car company, as his other ventures, SolarCity Corp and Space Exploration Technologies, also face steep challenges in cutting-edge industries.
Astronaut teams work outside Space Station to make preparations for commercial space project.
An unmanned SpaceX Dragon cargo ship departs the International Space Station, loaded with science experiments and equipment for analysis on Earth.