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Canadian Radarsat satellites head to orbit on SpaceX rocket

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Three satellites for the Canadian Space Agency’s Earth-monitoring Radarsat program are heading toward orbit aboard a SpaceX rocket. The...

Canadian Radarsat satellites head to orbit on SpaceX rocket

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Watch a SpaceX rocket cut through fog to deliver trio of Canadian satellites into orbit Bad weather can be a death sentence for a scheduled rocket launch, but SpaceX didn’t mind a bit of fog getting in the way on Wednesday as it launched its Falcon 9 rocket from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California. The vehicle successfully del...
20:13, 06/13/2019

SpaceX launches Falcon 9 rocket, Starlink satellites into orbit CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — SpaceX, the private rocket company of high-tech entrepreneur Elon Musk, launched the first batch of 60 small satellites into low-Earth orbit on Thursday for Musk’s new Starlink internet service. A Falcon 9 rocket ca...
07:52, 05/24/2019

FCC clears SpaceX to fly internet satellites in lower orbit SpaceX is one step closer to fulfilling its plans of launching a host of internet satellites. The FCC has approved its revised plan that would fly over 1,500 of its Starlink satellites at a lower orbit of 'just' 550km (about 342 miles). T...
21:39, 04/28/2019

SpaceX lifts 24 satellites into orbit after 'most difficult launch' A SpaceX Falcon Heavy rocket blasted off from Kennedy Space Center in Florida on Tuesday, putting 24 experimental satellites into orbit after what Elon Musk's rocket company called one of its "most difficult" launches ever....
03:52, 06/26/2019

SpaceX explains how its internet satellites will survive in orbit Earlier this week Elon Musk gave us a sneak peek at Space X's Starlink internet satellites before they're propelled into orbit. We can already see that it's a bit of a squeeze for the 60 production satellites inside the Falcon 9 rocket...
18:00, 05/15/2019

Chinese rocket startup puts satellites into orbit for first time A rocket developed by iSpace put satellites into orbit after a launch from a state facility in northwestern China on Thursday, marking the first successful orbital launch by a privately funded Chinese firm....
01:26, 07/26/2019

FCC Clears SpaceX to Launch Nearly 1,600 Internet-Beaming Satellites to a Lower Orbit The Federal Communications Commission has approved SpaceX’s plans to fly a fleet of internet-transmitting satellites, Starlink, at a “lower orbit than originally planned,” the Verge reported on Saturday.Read more......
15:26, 04/28/2019

SpaceX Launched a Massive Rocket With 24 Satellites On Board CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — SpaceX launched its heftiest rocket with 24 research satellites Tuesday, a middle-of-the-night rideshare featuring a deep space atomic clock, solar sail, a clean and green rocket fuel testbed, and even human ashes. It was...
16:39, 06/25/2019

SpaceX launches Falcon Heavy rocket with 24 satellites SpaceX launched its Falcon Heavy rocket on Tuesday from Kennedy Space Center in Florida, carrying 24 experimental satellites in what Elon Musk's rocket company called one of the most difficult launches it has attempted....
09:13, 06/25/2019

WATCH: SpaceX Launches Hefty Rocket With 24 Satellites CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — SpaceX has launched its heftiest rocket with 24 research satellites. The middle-of-the-night rideshare features a deep space atomic clock, solar sail, clean and green rocket fuel, and even human ashes, including an astrona...
13:52, 06/25/2019

SpaceX launches three radar satellites for Canadian government SpaceX on Wednesday morning launched three next-generation radar satellites for the Canadian government from California’s Vandenberg Air Force Base. A two-stage Falcon 9 rocket launched the Radarsat Constellation Mission and the previously used first...
22:00, 06/12/2019

SpaceX Launches Falcon Heavy Rocket With 24 Satellites After 3-Hour Delay SpaceX launched its Falcon Heavy rocket on Tuesday from Kennedy Space Center in Florida, carrying 24 experimental satellites in what Elon Musk's rocket company called one of the most difficult......
17:39, 06/25/2019

SpaceX is about to launch 152 dead people's remains into orbit aboard a Falcon Heavy rocket SpaceX via Flickr On June 24, SpaceX plans to launch its third Falcon Heavy rocket — the world's most powerful operational launch system — and send 24 different satellites into orbit. One of the satellites will carry 152 metal capsules p...
01:13, 06/24/2019

Why Low-Earth Orbit Satellites Are the New Space Race Elon Musk made headlines in 2018 when he launched his old car toward Mars aboard one of his Space Exploration Technologies Corp. rockets. He got less attention in May for his first step toward a potentially far more lucrative venture, when SpaceX lau...
10:26, 08/09/2019

Virgin Orbit will launch small satellites for the UK military Virgin Orbit, the small satellite launch arm of Virgin Galactic, will provide launch capabilities for the UK's Royal Air Force (RAF). Virgin has been angling for government contracts recently and has managed to land a project called Artemis "to ...
02:26, 07/20/2019

First satellites for Musk's Starlink internet venture launched into orbit SpaceX, the private rocket company of high-tech entrepreneur Elon Musk, launched the first batch of 60 small satellites into low-Earth orbit on Thursday for Musk's new Starlink internet service....
07:39, 05/24/2019

UPDATE 2-First satellites for Musk's Starlink internet venture launched into orbit SpaceX, the private rocket company of high-tech entrepreneur Elon Musk, launched the first batch of 60 small satellites into low-Earth orbit on Thursday for Musk's new Starlink internet service....
07:52, 05/24/2019

SpaceX Starman Roadster completes its first orbit around the Sun Starman and his Tesla Roadster are now regular denizens of space. According to data from Where is Roadster, the cosmic driver has completed his first orbit around the Sun, taking 557 days since the first Falcon Heavy launch to circle our home star.....
02:02, 08/19/2019

SpaceX launches ashes of 152 people into orbit SpaceX has launched its Falcon Heavy rocket in one of its most challenging missions, and is carrying a variety of cargo from 24 satellites to human remains....
16:26, 06/25/2019

SpaceX launches 60 little satellites, more to come SpaceX has launched 60 tiny satellites, the first of hundreds and even thousands that founder Elon Musk plans to put in orbit for global internet coverage. (May 24)        ...
19:00, 05/24/2019

SpaceX will launch Bill Nye's science experiment into orbit A SpaceX Falcon Heavy rocket, the most powerful launch vehicle in the world, is standing on a pad in Florida ready to make the "most difficult launch" the rocket company has ever attempted, according to CEO Elon Musk....
16:26, 06/24/2019

SpaceX is still in control of all but three of its internet satellites How are SpaceX's Starlink internet satellites faring roughly a month after launch? Quite well, if you ask SpaceX. The company reported that it's in contact with 57 of the 60 initial broadband satellites. Although it's not certain wh...
08:26, 06/30/2019

Branson's Virgin Orbit completes key rocket test Richard Branson's Virgin Orbit on Wednesday released a rocket from the wing of a modified Boeing 747 jetliner in mid-air in a key test of its high-altitude launch system for satellites, the company said....
22:00, 07/10/2019

The SLS rocket may have curbed development of on-orbit refueling for a decade Enlarge / The Space Launch System (SLS) rocket’s liquid oxygen tank structural test article was manufactured and stacked in June 2019 at NASA’s Michoud Assembly Facility in New Orleans. (credit: NASA) Nearly a decade ago, when Congress directed NA...
22:13, 08/01/2019

Virgin Orbit's first rocket drop test was a success Virgin Orbit's first rocket drop test has gone off without a hitch. The company's Boeing 747 launch aircraft (Cosmic Girl) successfully dropped a dummy LauncherOne rocket from its wing above the Mojave Desert, bringing it one step closer to...
06:52, 07/11/2019

SpaceX's internet satellites could be a problem for astronomers As helpful as SpaceX's Starlink satellites may be, they could be a pain for astronomers. The Harvard-Smithsonian Center's Jonathan McDowell and others have observed that the internet satellites are bright enough to cause a "problem" for as...
20:00, 05/28/2019

SpaceX authorised to reduce number of satellites The FCC has allowed SpaceX to reduce its number of satellites for home broadband by 16 units, and to operate them at a lower orbit than first authorised....
11:00, 04/29/2019

SpaceX is going to launch 60 satellites at once, and you can watch it live here SpaceX is continuing its busy year with another rocket launch, and this time it’s sending its own suite of communications satellites into Earth orbit that it hopes will facilitate the spread of high-speed internet networks into remote areas. Th...
06:39, 05/16/2019

SpaceX Says Its Internet Satellites Won't Become a Headache for Astronomers SpaceX said that the first 60 satellites in its "Starlink" constellation, which is intended to provide internet from space, will be less and less visible from Earth as they reach their final orbit....
09:26, 06/01/2019

Most of SpaceX's Starlink internet satellites are already on track The first batch of 60 Starlink internet satellites has been orbiting Earth for about a week, and now SpaceX has released a status update on the mission. According to a spokesperson, "all 60 satellites have deployed their solar arrays successfully, ge...
02:00, 06/01/2019

| SpaceX satellites pose new headache for astronomers It looked like a scene from a sci-fi blockbuster: An astronomer in the Netherlands captured footage of a train of brightly-lit SpaceX satellites ascending through the night sky this weekend, stunning space enthusiasts across the globe....
06:26, 05/30/2019

SpaceX Satellites Pose New Headache For Astronomers It looked like a scene from a sci-fi blockbuster: an astronomer in the Netherlands captured footage of a train of brightly-lit SpaceX satellites ascending through the night sky this weekend, stunning......
09:00, 05/29/2019

Final Delta IV medium rocket carries GPS satellite into orbit The newest of the nation's GPS satellites was launched from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Fla., on Thursday morning. The launch was the last for a United Launch Alliance Delta IV medium rocket....
22:00, 08/22/2019

Branson's Virgin Orbit to test key rocket Wednesday - source Richard Branson's Virgin Orbit on Wednesday plans to release a rocket from the wing of a modified Boeing 747 jetliner in mid-air in a key test of its high-altitude launch system for satellites, a person familiar with the matter told Reuters....
17:26, 07/10/2019

Virgin Orbit preps the LauncherOne rocket for its first drop test Virgin Orbit has gotten the thumbs up to conduct the LauncherOne system's first drop test, and it can happen "in the very near future." The Virgin Group's launch services company has successfully completed its final captive carry flight tes...
11:26, 07/10/2019

Israel's Amos-17 satellite enroute to target orbit after SpaceX launch Space Communication said on Wednesday its Amos-17 communications satellite was launched into space and was enroute to its orbital position after separating from its SpaceX rocket....
11:00, 08/07/2019

SpaceX Internet Satellites Pose New Headache for Astronomers The 60 broadband-beaming satellites could one day grow to as many as 12,000, and threaten our view of the cosmos and deal a blow to scientific discovery....
20:39, 05/29/2019

SpaceX’s bright Starlink satellites are upsetting astronomers SpaceX launched 60 internet satellites last week and their bright appearance has caused concern amongst astronomers, who say plans for 12,000 of them could ruin the night sky...
23:39, 05/28/2019

SpaceX will let small satellites hitch a ride on its rockets For space tech startups and other small companies doing research, one of the biggest hurdles is actually getting to space. SpaceX is looking to change that. Today, it announced a SmallSat Rideshare Program, which will allow small satellite operators....
04:39, 08/06/2019

SpaceX's Starlink satellites: 7 questions for Elon Musk Starlink is the epitome of a megaconstellation: It aims to provide global internet with a constellation of 12,000 satellites. Its nearest competitor, OneWeb, aims to launch just 600. But what does any of it mean?...
20:39, 05/16/2019

The Morning After: SpaceX is launching 60 Starlink internet satellites Hey, good morning! You look fabulous. Good morning! Black Mirror is returning for its fifth season, and there are trailers to watch. Meanwhile, we're raving about the FujiFilm X-T30 camera, and SpaceX is trying to launch more stuff into space....
14:13, 05/16/2019

SpaceX successfully launches 60 of its Starlink internet satellites After a few delays, SpaceX finally launched the first 60 satellites under its ambitious Starlink project today. The company’s rocket Falcon 9 lifted off at the scheduled time of 2230 ET. These satellites will be operational in an orbit 500 km from th...
13:00, 05/24/2019

SpaceX reveals more Starlink info after launch of first 60 satellites Last night’s successful Starlink launch was a big one for SpaceX — its heaviest payload ever, weighed down by 60 communications satellites that will eventually be part of a single constellation providing internet to the globe. That’s the ...
01:26, 05/25/2019

SpaceX satellites could blight the night sky, warn astronomers Elon Musk’s Starlink internet satellites ‘have no public consensus and may impair view of the cosmos’Mega constellations of human-made satellites could soon blight the view of the night sky, astronomers warned following the launch of Elon Musk’s Star...
03:39, 05/29/2019

SpaceX launches first satellites for Starlink internet venture SpaceX, the private rocket company of Elon Musk, launched the first batch of satellites into orbit on Thursday for Musk’s new Starlink internet service.Read More...
16:13, 05/24/2019

Rocket Report: Chinese firm first to orbit, Starhopper makes its big leap Enlarge / The Rocket Report is published weekly. (credit: Arianespace) Welcome to Edition 2.08 of the Rocket Report! This week's report comes from Brownsville, Texas, where we came to see if SpaceX's Starhopper can actually hop into the sky 20 mete...
17:00, 07/26/2019

China's rocket start-ups go small in age of 'shoebox' satellites During initial tests of their 8.1-metre (27-foot) tall reusable rocket, Chinese engineers from LinkSpace, a start-up led by China's youngest space entrepreneur, used a Kevlar tether to ensure its safe return. Just in case....
14:49, 04/28/2019

SpaceX just launched a Falcon 9 loaded with Starlink internet satellites After a pair of scrubbed launch attempts last week, SpaceX's first rocket loaded with 60 Starlink satellites has successfully taken off from Cape Canaveral. One hour and two minutes after the 10:30 PM ET launch the satellites are scheduled to be...
18:00, 05/24/2019

SpaceX puts up 60 satellites for Elon Musk's 'Starlink' internet SpaceX has launched a rocket with the first batch of satellites of its "Starlink" constellation, which is designed to offer internet services from space. The system will need a dozen more launches to become operational....
10:52, 05/24/2019

SpaceX scrubs second attempt to launch 60 Starlink satellites [Updated] Enlarge / The begrimed Falcon 9 booster is back at the launch pad with its Starlink satellite payload. (credit: SpaceX) 9pm ET Update: Another day, another scrub for SpaceX and its mission to launch a batch of internet satellites. About two hours p...
09:39, 05/17/2019

Watch SpaceX launch Earth observation satellites at 10:17AM ET SpaceX is about to get your morning started in dramatic fashion (if you're in the Americas, that is). The private spaceflight outfit plans to launch Canada's RADARSAT Constellation Mission as soon as 10:17AM Eastern, with the satellites de...
23:13, 06/12/2019

Watch SpaceX try to launch 60 satellites tonight after yesterday’s scrub SpaceX originally planned on launching its Starlink mission on Wednesday night, reserving a solid 1.5-hour launch window for its Falcon 9 to take off, and eventually deploy a whopping 60 tiny satellites into Earth orbit. Unfortunately, due to weather...
15:00, 05/17/2019

SpaceX scrubs first attempt to launch 60 Internet satellites [Updated] Enlarge / The Falcon 9 rocket, on the launchpad, with its Starlink cargo tucked into the payload fairing. (credit: SpaceX) 1045pm ET Update: About 15 minutes before the Falcon 9 rocket was due to liftoff on Wednesday evening from Florida, the launc...
06:26, 05/16/2019

| SpaceX launches satellites for space-based broadband network Elon Musk’s Space Exploration Technologies Corp. launched 60 Starlink satellites late Thursday, a key step in Musk’s vision of creating a space-based network to provide broadband service around the world....
17:39, 05/25/2019

SpaceX Falcon Heavy launches 24 satellites in government mission SpaceX's third-ever Falcon Heavy rocket launched early Tuesday from Florida, carrying 24 satellites in a complex government mission from Kennedy Space Center....
09:52, 06/25/2019

SpaceX launches UberPool-style ridesharing for small satellites SpaceX just announced a new ridesharing program for small satellites last night that’ll allow companies to get a seat on the Falcon 9 rocket for as little as $2.25 million. This base package will let organizations load a payload of up to 150 kg and l...
08:39, 08/06/2019

SpaceX broadband testing to ramp up with launch of dozens of satellites Enlarge / A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket in the hangar after a flight in April 2017. (credit: SpaceX) SpaceX will launch dozens of demonstration broadband satellites next week as it ramps up testing for its planned Starlink service. The company says it w...
17:52, 05/10/2019

Keeping Up With SpaceX, Amazon Seeks to Launch More Than 3,200 Internet Satellites In its attempt to keep pace with SpaceX and other competitors, Amazon is seeking FCC approval to put 3,236 interconnected broadband satellites into orbit.Read more......
02:52, 07/10/2019

SpaceX to launch first satellites for Musk's Starlink internet service Elon Musk's SpaceX was due to launch 60 small satellites into low-Earth orbit on Wednesday, part of his rocket company's plan to sell Internet service beamed from space to fund his grander interplanetary ambitions....
00:26, 05/16/2019

SpaceX's Starlink Satellites Are Forming an Impressive Conga Line Across the Sky SpaceX is throwing a party in the sky, and everyone’s invited. Well, everyone with a telescope and a clear night sky in the path of the company’s 60 Starlink satellites....
01:52, 05/28/2019

Watch dozens of SpaceX’s Starlink satellites speeding through the night sky Last week, SpaceX successfully launched its very first satellite-packed Starlink mission, with dozens of the tiny communications devices traveling to Earth orbit on top of a Falcon 9 rocket. It’s the first of many such missions the company has ...
23:52, 05/28/2019

Virgin Orbit Carries Out Its First Successful Rocket Drop Test From Modified Boeing 747 Virgin Orbit, the sister company of spaceflight company Virgin Galactic, nailed its first-ever drop test on Wednesday using a dummy LauncherOne rocket deployed from a Boeing 747 carrier named Cosmic Girl, Space.com reported.Read more......
05:13, 07/11/2019

FEATURE-China's rocket start-ups go small in age of 'shoebox' satellites During initial tests of their 8.1-metre (27-foot) tall reusable rocket, Chinese engineers from LinkSpace, a start-up led by China's youngest space entrepreneur, used a Kevlar tether to ensure its safe return. Just in case....
04:39, 04/29/2019

UPDATE 1-SpaceX launches first satellites for Musk's Starlink internet service High-tech entrepreneur Elon Musk's SpaceX company launched a Falcon 9 rocket from Florida on Thursday on a mission to carry the first batch of five dozen small satellites into low-Earth orbit for his new Starlink internet service....
05:39, 05/24/2019

Elon Musk's SpaceX Launches Satellites For Starlink Internet Service High-tech entrepreneur Elon Musk's SpaceX company launched a Falcon 9 rocket from Florida on Thursday on a mission to carry the first batch of five dozen small satellites into low-Earth orbit for his......
15:00, 05/24/2019

Elon Musk shows SpaceX's first internet satellites ready for launch This might be your best chance to get a peek at SpaceX's Starlink internet satellites before they're hurtled into orbit. Elon Musk has posted a photo (below) of the first 60 production satellites packed into the fairing of a Falcon 9 rocke...
05:26, 05/13/2019

SpaceX Launches 60 Satellites for Elon Musk’s Starlink Internet Constellation With one launch in the books and potentially dozens still to go, SpaceX has begun its build-out of the ambitious Starlink internet constellation—a series of interconnected satellites designed to deliver high-speed internet to paying customers around ...
23:52, 05/24/2019

High winds force SpaceX to postpone first launch of Starlink satellites Billionaire Elon Musk's SpaceX postponed a planned Wednesday night blastoff of a Falcon 9 rocket carrying the first 60 satellites for his new Starlink internet service, citing excessive winds over the Florida launch site....
06:52, 05/16/2019

Watch SpaceX launch a Falcon 9 loaded with internet satellites at 11 PM ET (updated) SpaceX already revealed more about how its Starlink internet-providing satellites will work, and now it has to put the first 60 in space. According to Elon Musk, this is the heaviest payload ever for SpaceX, and each launch will "deliver 1 terabit of...
14:13, 05/16/2019

Astronomy group calls for urgent action on SpaceX Starlink satellites One of the most important organisations in astronomy has waded into the row about SpaceX's global internet Starlink satellites ruining observations of the night sky...
19:39, 06/03/2019

Buzz Aldrin 'disappointed' in America's progress since Apollo 11: 'We have the No. 1 rocket and spacecraft and they can’t get into lunar orbit' Speaking at an event honoring Apollo 11, Buzz Aldrin, the second man to walk on the Moon, said he's "disappointed" with the progress America's space program has made over the past 50 years....
06:13, 07/20/2019

Elon Musk shows off SpaceX’s Starlink internet satellites ready for launch this week SpaceX CEO Elon Musk shared a first look on of SpaceX's Starlink internet satellites packed and ready for launch in a few days.        ...
00:00, 05/13/2019

SpaceX rocket blasts off from foggy California Three satellites for the Canadian Space Agency's Earth-monitoring Radarsat program were launched into orbit from California on Wednesday aboard a reused SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket. (June 12)        ...
21:39, 06/12/2019

First private mission to the moon is launched on SpaceX rocket The moon has only ever been visited by government superpowers, but a small Israeli non-profit called SpaceIL is about to change that with its lunar lander...
19:00, 04/28/2019

SpaceX tests prototype rocket that could pave way to Mars SpaceX has successfully tested a prototype rocket that could help pave the way for trips to Mars and the moon, sending it to its highest altitude yet during a practice launch in Texas....
16:26, 08/28/2019

SpaceX Recovered Its First Rocket Fairing. Let’s Crunch the Numbers! SpaceX recovered its first fairing last week after a Falcon Heavy launch. Here's how to estimate the challenge faced by Ms. Tree, the retrieval boat....
18:39, 07/02/2019

SpaceX finally caught one of its rocket’s nose cones SpaceX has never been shy about its failures. It’s famously poked fun at itself over its near-misses and setbacks over the years, and it’s typically very transparent whenever it comes up short. In recent months, its inability to successfu...
10:26, 06/26/2019

SpaceX Said to Be Eyeing Florida for Mars Rocket Launch Elon Musk's SpaceX is expanding its facilities in Florida to make room for the space company's forthcoming super heavy-lift launch vehicle dubbed Starship, according to a draft of the plans seen by......
15:00, 08/03/2019

Watch SpaceX catch its rocket fairing in a massive net After a number of delays due to hardware issues as well as bad weather, SpaceX finally managed to send the AMOS-17 communications satellite into Earth orbit last night. The mission went well, with the SpaceX Falcon 9 completing its third mission, but...
19:39, 08/08/2019

The Obsessive, Tumultuous Lives of SpaceX Rocket Chasers In 2017 Ryan Chylinski quit his job and hit the road in a camper to photograph rockets. A full-time rocket chaser, he's helping dig up details on how SpaceX really works....
14:26, 05/10/2019

SpaceX sues over 'wrongly awarded' Air Force rocket contracts To say that SpaceX was unhappy with losing out on the US Air Force's rocket development contracts would be an understatement. The company has sued the US government under claims that the Air Force "wrongly awarded" contracts to Blue Origin, Nor...
13:39, 05/23/2019

SpaceX’s Falcon Heavy rocket has flown its first commercial flight The Falcon Heavy rocket’s maiden flight was last February, but now it has launched a satellite for a paying customer for the first time, which is a big step for SpaceX...
14:49, 04/28/2019

Watch SpaceX launch its Falcon Heavy rocket live right here After a stellar start to 2019, SpaceX’s string of good fortune came to a halt when its Crew Dragon capsule exploded during a recent static fire test. The investigation into what caused the “anomaly” is still ongoing, but the show mu...
06:26, 06/25/2019

| WATCH: SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket blasts off from foggy California Three satellites for the Canadian Space Agency's Earth-monitoring Radarsat programme have been launched into orbit from California aboard a reused SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket....
02:26, 06/14/2019

This video of a SpaceX rocket fairing returning to Earth is mesmerizing It took SpaceX several tries to catch one of its rocket nosecones during an actual mission, but it finally accomplished that feat late last month when one half of the Falcon Heavy’s nosecone safely landed aboard the company’s barge. It wa...
07:39, 07/05/2019

Falcon Heavy rocket set to attempt SpaceX’s “most difficult launch ever” The Falcon Heavy rocket was moved to the launch pad early on Monday. [credit: SpaceX ] SpaceX's Falcon Heavy rocket will attempt its most te...
17:52, 06/24/2019

SpaceX Heavy rocket booster explodes after missing platform SpaceX launched its Falcon Heavy rocket carrying 24 satellites early Tuesday in Florida — but while the two side boosters landed safely back at Cape Canaveral, the new core booster missed a floating platform and erupted in a fireball. “Center core RU...
17:39, 06/25/2019

Musk's SpaceX sues U.S. Air Force over rocket-building contracts: filings Billionaire Elon Musk's SpaceX accused the U.S. Air Force of breaking contracting rules when it awarded money to three rocket makers but passed on Musk's rival bid, and said the tender should be reopened, according to a court filing unsealed on Wedne...
23:00, 05/22/2019

Elon Musk's SpaceX Sues US Air Force Over Rocket-Building Contracts Billionaire Elon Musk's SpaceX accused the US Air Force of breaking contracting rules when it awarded money to three rocket makers but passed on Musk's rival bid, and said the tender should be......
03:39, 05/23/2019

Europe says SpaceX “dominating” launch, vows to develop Falcon 9-like rocket The first concept proposed by RETALT is a Falcon 9 clone. [credit: RETALT ] This month, the European Commission revealed a new, three-year p...
15:39, 06/26/2019

Rocket Report: A Yellow Sea launch, SpaceX’s upcoming high-value mission Enlarge / A Falcon 9 rocket launches from Vandenberg Air Force Base. (credit: Aurich Lawson/SpaceX) Welcome to Edition 2.03 of the Rocket Report! We're a week into June, and the small-space race is heating up, just like the Northern Hemisphere. Whi...
15:26, 06/07/2019

SpaceX Launches a Mega Rocket and Successfully Lands All Three Boosters for the First Time (CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla.) — SpaceX launched its second supersized rocket and for the first time landed all three boosters Thursday, a year after sending up a sports car on the initial test flight. The new and improved Falcon Heavy thundered into t...
14:49, 04/28/2019

Watch live: SpaceX is about to launch a Mars-rocket prototype in Texas SpaceX via dearMoon SpaceX plans to launch a small rocket ship called Starhopper in Texas on Wednesday. Although the vehicle was briefly engulfed by a fireball last week, it emerged mostly undamaged. Starhopper is a test bed for a much larger vehicl...
19:39, 07/25/2019

Rocket Report: SpaceX nets another boat, Air Force competition heats up Enlarge / A Falcon 9 rocket launches from Vandenberg Air Force Base. (credit: Aurich Lawson/SpaceX) Welcome to Edition 2.11 of the Rocket Report! As always, there is lots going on in the world of lift. This week saw a flurry of activity surrounding...
21:00, 08/16/2019

SpaceX just aced a critical Air Force test of its Falcon Heavy rocket All sorts of stuff happened during Tuesday morning's launch of the Falcon Heavy rocket from Kennedy Space Center. [credit: Trevor Mahlmann ] ...
05:39, 06/26/2019

Canadarm 2 to perform ‘cosmic catch’ when SpaceX rocket arrives at ISS with supplies A Falcon rocket raced into the pre-dawn darkness on Saturday, carrying a Dragon capsule with about 2,500 kilograms of goods. This recycled Dragon - which is making its second space voyage - is due to arrive at the orbiting lab early Monday....
01:13, 05/05/2019

Elon Musk's SpaceX sends world's most powerful rocket on first commercial flight The most powerful operational rocket in the world, SpaceX’s Falcon Heavy, launched its first commercial mission on Thursday from Florida in a key demonstration for billionaire entrepreneur Elon Musk's space company in the race to grasp lucrative mili...
14:49, 04/28/2019

16 stunning photos from the early-morning launch of SpaceX Falcon Heavy rocket A SpaceX Falcon Heavy rocket vaulted off a pad at Kennedy Space Center early Tuesday morning, the light of its main engines illuminating the dark sky.       ...
17:13, 06/25/2019

All the Cool Things Going to Space Tonight Aboard a SpaceX Falcon Heavy Rocket In a launch Elon Musk is calling the most difficult yet for his company, SpaceX will attempt to deposit 24 satellites into three different orbits around Earth. Here’s everything you need to about tonight’s launch, including how to watch.Read more......
03:00, 06/25/2019

SpaceX's Mars Rocket Prototype Rattles Nearby Residents In US Flight Test SpaceX test-launched an early prototype of the company's Mars rocket on Tuesday, unnerving residents near the Texas site and clearing another key hurdle in billionaire entrepreneur Elon Musk's......
01:13, 08/29/2019

Rocket Report: SpaceX sues the federal government, Chinese launch failure Enlarge / The Electron launch vehicle is ready to soar. (credit: Rocket Lab) Welcome to Edition 2.01 of the Rocket Report! This week marks one year since the first report. What started as an experiment has grown into something that a lot of people ...
15:52, 05/24/2019

Rocket Report: Iranian launch failure, SpaceX rideshare business booming Enlarge / The Electron launch vehicle is ready to soar. (credit: Rocket Lab) Welcome to Edition 2.13 of the Rocket Report! There continues to be no shortage of news about rideshare launches this week, and it appears as though SpaceX has really shak...
19:13, 08/30/2019

SpaceX's Mars rocket prototype rattles nearby residents in Texas flight test SpaceX test-launched an early prototype of the company's Mars rocket on Tuesday, unnerving residents near the Texas site and clearing another key hurdle in billionaire entrepreneur Elon Musk's interplanetary ambitions....
22:26, 08/28/2019

Rocket Report: Teachers invest in SpaceX, Russia plans to study reusable launch Enlarge / The mighty Delta IV Heavy rocket takes to the skies. (credit: Aurich Lawson/United Launch Alliance) Welcome to Edition 2.06 of the Rocket Report! Happy Fourth of July to everyone, a time when most Americans watch rockets of a different so...
13:13, 07/04/2019

'Moving fast:' Musk's SpaceX eyes Florida for launch site for Mars rocket Elon Musk's SpaceX is expanding its facilities in Florida to make room for the space company's forthcoming super heavy-lift launch vehicle dubbed Starship, according to a draft of the plans seen by Reuters on Friday....
01:00, 08/03/2019

SpaceX's launch of an experimental rocket ship set fire to about 100 acres of wildlife refuge in south Texas Maria Pointer SpaceX successfully launched and landed a Mars rocket prototype on Thursday night in south Texas. The launch of the vehicle, called Starhopper, ignited several brush fires, which emergency workers quickly addressed. But embers rekindle...
23:13, 07/27/2019

SpaceX's Mars rocket prototype rattles nerves of nearby residents in Texas flight test SpaceX test-launched an early prototype of the company's Mars rocket on Tuesday, rattling the nerves of people living near the Texas site and clearing another key hurdle in billionaire entrepreneur Elon Musk's interplanetary ambitions....
06:52, 08/28/2019

Police sent explosion warnings to residents near SpaceX's South Texas launch site ahead of an experimental rocket flight SpaceX, Elon Musk/Twitter SpaceX plans to try launching and landing a Mars rocket prototype on Monday night in South Texas. Ahead of the launch of the vehicle, called Starhopper, police handed out printed notices to a small residential community nea...
15:39, 08/26/2019

Rocket Report: Cause of Vega failure found, China seeks rocket customers Enlarge / The mighty Delta IV Heavy rocket takes to the skies. (credit: Aurich Lawson/United Launch Alliance) Welcome to Edition 2.14 of the Rocket Report! Not a whole lot of big rocket news this week, as the approach of Hurricane Dorian shut down ...
02:26, 09/07/2019

Rocket Report: Omega rocket blows a nozzle, NASA still wants 2020 SLS launch Enlarge / The mighty Delta IV Heavy rocket takes to the skies. (credit: Aurich Lawson/United Launch Alliance) Welcome to Edition 2.02 of the Rocket Report! We've got lots of heavy-lift news this week, including reports on potential problems with a ...
15:26, 05/31/2019

Rocket Report: Falcon 9 rocket muscles up, ULA to conduct reuse test Enlarge / The Rocket Report is published weekly. (credit: Arianespace) Welcome to Edition 1.49 of the Rocket Report! Another week has come and gone, and we find ourselves in the middle of May. For Houston, where this report originates, this essenti...
19:26, 05/17/2019

Rocket Report: Clarity on Dragon’s loss, key SLS rocket test to occur Enlarge / The mighty Delta IV Heavy rocket takes to the skies. (credit: Aurich Lawson/United Launch Alliance) Welcome to Edition 1.47 of the Rocket Report! This week, we have some news on failures both recent and not-so-recent—this week's Crew Drag...
16:39, 05/03/2019

Rocket Report: Catching a falling fairing, where’s China’s biggest rocket? Enlarge / The Electron launch vehicle is ready to soar. (credit: Rocket Lab) Welcome to Edition 2.05 of the Rocket Report! Some interesting news this week, including US military interest in a SpinLaunch concept, as well as a frank admission by some...
15:52, 06/28/2019

UPDATE 1-Devon Energy to sell Canadian assets to Canadian Natural Resources for $2.8 bln U.S. oil and gas producer Devon Energy Corp said on Wednesday it would sell its Canadian assets to Canadian Natural Resources Ltd for C$3.8 billion ($2.81 billion) in cash as part of an ongoing effort to become a pure-play oil producer....
12:39, 05/29/2019

Canadian Utilities agrees to sell Canadian power business for $835 million Canadian Utilities Ltd said on Monday it has agreed to sell its entire Canadian fossil fuel-based electricity generation portfolio for about $835 million, ending a strategic process for the assets that the company began last year....
15:13, 05/27/2019

Head of Sudan's now-defunct military council sworn in to head new ruling body General Abdel Fattah al-Burhan, the outgoing head of Sudan's military council, was sworn in on Wednesday as leader of the new Sovereign Council that will run the country for three years until an election after decades of autocratic rule....
16:00, 08/21/2019

Europe’s best set to go head to head with start of 2019 CEV Golden and Silver European Leagues "The final preparations are being completed and excitement is building for the start of the 2019 European Volleyball Confederation (CEV) Golden and Silver European Leagues which are set to get underway next week."...
19:00, 05/20/2019

Democratic debates: 2020 candidates go head to head in first test of primaries – live Ten Democrats will debate each other tonight – will they attack the party’s frontrunner, Joe Biden, or sell their own vision for the future?Sign up for the US briefing and get a new perspective 11.19pm BST So how’s this going to work tonight? Two’s c...
00:52, 06/27/2019

South Africa vs Bangladesh: World Cup Head To Head Match Stats South Africa and Bangladesh have played three matches against each other in the World Cup, out of which South Africa emerged victorious on two occasions compared to Bangladesh's one....
11:13, 06/01/2019

India vs South Africa: World Cup Head To Head Match Stats India and South Africa have met four times in World Cup cricket earlier, and South Africa have a clear edge. However, India posted a big win in the 2015 World Cup....
12:26, 06/04/2019

India vs West Indies: ODI Head To Head Match Stats, History India and the West Indies share a long history of One-day International rivalry and the head-to-head is pretty close, though India have the 1983 World Cup final to boast....
15:52, 06/26/2019

Afghanistan vs Australia: Head To Head, Winning, Losing, Tied Match Afghanistan will be taking on defending champions Australia in their first World Cup 2019 clash in a lop-sided face-off as both sides would be hoping for the best possible start....
16:52, 05/31/2019

Fortnite visit Durr Burger head, dinosaur, stone head statue Season 10 Map locations Visit drift painted Durr Burger head, a dinosaur, and a stone head statue is one of the new missions available in Fortnite Season 10. This one is part of the 'Road Trip challenges'. Read on for the map locations to find these new POI's on the Season ...
03:00, 08/03/2019

Kellyanne Conway slams Taylor Swift for going 'head-to-head' against President Trump and losing 'handily' Kellyanne Conway responded to Taylor Swift’s campaign for the Equality Act at the MVA Video Music Awards and in her latest song “You Need to Calm Down.”...
21:39, 08/28/2019

Fortnite visit Durr Burger head, dinosaur, stone head statue Map locations in Season 10 Visit drift painted Durr Burger head, a dinosaur, and a stone head statue is one of the new missions available in Fortnite Season 10. This one is part of the 'Road Trip challenges'. Read on for the map locations to find these new POI's on the Season ...
20:13, 08/01/2019

Sony has a few fascinating ideas to go head-to-head with the Galaxy Fold Every player in the mobile business is toying with foldable designs. Some of them have already announced their first commercial products, but the foldable phones from Samsung and Huawei have yet to hit stores. Others have confirmed they’re work...
05:39, 07/19/2019

England vs Pakistan: World Cup Head To Head Match Stats England and Pakistan have shared some dramatic stats when it comes to World Cup cricket, not least a no-result in the 1992 edition which had massive consequences....
18:52, 06/02/2019

Afghanistan vs Australia: World Cup Head To Head Match Stats Afghanistan are the minnows while Australia are the most successful team in the World Cup history. The two sides have faced off only once in World Cup tournaments....
16:52, 05/31/2019

Walmart CEO praises Amazon and reveals what he admires most about the tech giant as the companies go head-to-head with Prime Day sales (WMT) Gareth Patterson / AP Images Walmart CEO Doug McMillon on Monday praised Amazon as the companies battle over competing sales on Prime Day. McMillon also admitted that Walmart "fell behind" on e-commerce and has been "playing catch-up." Visit Busines...
02:13, 07/16/2019

FA Cup Final 2019: Prediction, Man City vs Watford lineups, odds, live stream, TV channel and head to head Manchester City have the chance to clinch an unprecedented domestic treble as they meet underdogs Watford in the FA Cup Final at Wembley later on today....
10:13, 05/18/2019

Mauricio Pochettino vs Jurgen Klopp: Tottenham vs Liverpool managers head to head before Champions League Final Saturday will be an historic night for either Mauricio Pochettino or Jurgen Klopp, with one manager set to lift the European Cup for the first time ever....
12:26, 06/01/2019

2020 Triumph Rocket 3 R, Triumph Rocket 3 GT Unveiled New Triumph Rocket 3 is available in two variants, and is powered by a new 2,458 cc triple engine putting out 163 bhp of maximum power and 221 Nm of peak torque....
03:00, 08/01/2019

Watch An F1 Car And A Motorcycle Go Head-To-Head On A Slalom Test In case you’ve missed it, motorcycle racer Guy Martin and former Formula One driver David Coulthard have been competing in head-to-head challenges to examine the differences in science and technology between their two sports. It’s been a lot of fun—b...
12:00, 08/22/2019

Johnson and Hunt prepare for head-to-head debate Boris Johnson and Jeremy Hunt are set to take part in a head-to-head debate this evening as they each bid to become the UK's next prime minister. ...
10:13, 07/09/2019

OnePlus 7 Pro goes head-to-head with Galaxy S10 Plus in new speed test After an endless number of leaks, which seems to be par for the course for Android handset manufacturers these days, the OnePlus 7 Pro was officially introduced about two weeks ago. And while it’s sometimes easy to get bogged down with a seemin...
10:13, 05/29/2019

Pakistan vs Sri Lanka: ODI Head To Head Match Stats Pakistan will be overwhelming favourites when they meet Sri Lanka in their World Cup 2019 league match, not just on current form, but also by records....
15:52, 06/06/2019

Novak Djokovic vs Roger Federer: Wimbledon 2019 final start time, odds, TV channel, live stream, head to head Two of the greatest players in the history of tennis, Novak Djokovic and Roger Federer, will go head-to-head once again in Sunday's men's singles Wimbledon final....
22:52, 07/13/2019

Serena Williams vs Simona Halep: Wimbledon 2019 final start time, odds, TV channel, live stream, head to head Serena Williams has found her form at the best possible time as she aims to win Wimbledon for an eighth time and seal a record-equalling 24th Grand Slam singles title....
00:00, 07/13/2019

Malawi: Head to head race for the presidency Rigging fears, a rap song and the voice of Malawi's youth are all elements in next week's presidential election. Incumbent president Peter Mutharika is hoping to beat seven rivals to stay in office for a final term....
20:39, 05/16/2019

Astronauts are younger after returning from orbit, here’s why Astronauts age a bit slower than those of us on Earth due to something called "time dilation" described by Einstein's theory of relativity.        ...
00:26, 05/01/2019

India's Chandrayaan-2 enters moon's orbit Some 30 days after liftoff, India's Chandrayaan-2 spacecraft successfully entered the moon's orbit on Tuesday after performing one of the mission's most difficult maneuvers....
00:00, 08/22/2019

Chandrayaan-2 Closer to Moon With Orbit Change The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) on Friday said it has successfully performed the fourth lunar bound orbit manoeuvre for the Chandrayaan-2 spacecraft....
17:00, 08/31/2019

Here’s how we can change the Earth’s orbit to escape the expanding sun In the Chinese science fiction film The Wandering Earth, recently released on Netflix, humanity attempts to change the Earth’s orbit using enormous thrusters in order to escape the expanding sun – and prevent a collision with Jupiter. The scenario ma...
00:00, 05/18/2019

Some planets may orbit a supermassive black hole instead of a star Planets normally form gradually from the disk of dust around a star. But the same thing could happen around black holes, forming thousands of super heavy planets...
20:26, 09/19/2019

Secretive Space Drone Just Broke Its Own Orbit Record The X-37B - the Air Force's ultra-secretive, astronaut-free spacecraft that looks like a miniaturized space shuttle - just broke its own flight record of 719 days in continuous orbit....
14:00, 08/28/2019

ISRO Says Chandrayaan-2 To Reach Moon's Orbit On August 20 India's second moon mission 'Chandrayaan-2' is expected to reach the moon's orbit on August 20 and land on the lunar surface on September 7, Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) Chairman Dr K......
14:43, 08/12/2019

Russia launches cutting-edge telescope into orbit If all goes well, the telescope will arrive at its designated position in three months, becoming the first Russian spacecraft to operate beyond Earth's orbit since the Soviet era....
11:13, 07/14/2019

Space wars: Trump's ready for his next big fight – in orbit New space command reveals fears over vulnerability of superpowers’ satellitesDonald Trump’s declaration that space represents “the next warfighting domain” comes at a time when nervous superpowers are taking an idea that once belonged to the realms o...
09:39, 08/31/2019

Billionaire Wanted To Orbit Moon, But Ended Up In Court Harald McPike had been to the North Pole. The South Pole. Climbed the tallest peak in Africa, the volcano that is the highest point on Earth and the mountain that's not Everest but gives you a great......
21:00, 05/28/2019

LightSail 2 spacecraft glides on sunlight in orbit around Earth Extra thrust from reflective sail on tiny craft changed shape of its orbit by about 2km, scientists reportA crowdfunded spacecraft has successfully sailed on sunlight while in orbit around the Earth.LightSail 2 was launched in June by the space advoc...
06:00, 08/09/2019

Scott Kelly Spent a Year in Orbit. His Body Is Not Quite the Same. NASA scientists compared the astronaut to his earthbound twin, Mark. The results hint at what humans will have to endure on long journeys through space....
22:39, 05/22/2019

Chandrayaan-2 to Be Inserted Into Lunar Orbit Tomorrow: ISRO In a significant milestone for India's Moon mission, ISRO will fire Chandrayaan-2's liquid engine on Tuesday to insert the spacecraft into a lunar orbit....
22:39, 08/19/2019

Matter: Scott Kelly Spent a Year in Orbit. His Body Is Not Quite the Same. NASA scientists compared the astronaut to his earthbound twin, Mark. The results hint at what humans will have to endure on long journeys through space....
22:13, 04/29/2019

Three newly discovered exoplanets orbit a star 73 light years away Three new planets, which orbit a star situated 73 light years away from Earth, have been found. The trio are among the smallest and nearest exoplanets known to date...
21:00, 07/29/2019

Zlatan Punted Sporting Kansas City Into Orbit With Yet Another Hat Trick At some point, Zlatan Ibrahimović will wear out his welcome in MLS, but that moment has thankfully not come just yet. Beyond all the shit-talking and dunking on MLS of the likes which we here at Deadspin can only aspire to, Zlatan’s still got it on t...
20:52, 09/16/2019

NASA backs demo that will 3D-print spacecraft parts in orbit NASA is expanding its efforts to bring 3D printing to space. The agency has given Made In Space a $73.3 million contract to demonstrate the ability to 3D-print spacecraft parts in orbit using Archinaut One (shown above), a robotic manufacturing ship...
04:13, 07/15/2019

LightSail 2, Pushed by Sunlight, Raises Its Orbit by 10,500 Feet in Just Two Weeks Two weeks after entering solar sailing mode, the Planetary Society’s LightSail 2 spacecraft has managed to raise its orbit by nearly 2 miles, in an important test of this promising new means of propulsion.Read more......
09:00, 08/07/2019

Secretive US Space Drone Broke Its Orbit Record Of 719 Days The X-37B - the Air Force's ultra-secretive, astronaut-free spacecraft that looks like a miniaturized space shuttle - just broke its own flight record of 719 days in continuous orbit....
07:39, 08/28/2019

Spacewatch: India’s moon mission arrives in lunar orbit If Chandrayaan-2 is successful, it will make India the fourth country to reach the moon’s surfaceIndia’s moon mission, Chandrayaan-2, has arrived in lunar orbit. The spacecraft is engaged in a series of manoeuvres that will place it in its final oper...
03:39, 08/23/2019

Chandrayaan 2 Orbit Successfully Raised For Fourth Time: ISRO The fourth orbit raising activity for India's moon spacecraft Chandrayaan-2 was performed successfully at 3.27 p.m. on Friday, the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) said....
20:39, 08/02/2019

Branson's Virgin Orbit moves closer to commercial satellite launch Richard Branson's Virgin Orbit on Wednesday released a rocket from the wing of a modified Boeing 747 jetliner in mid-air in a key test of its high-altitude launch system for satellites, the company said....
22:26, 07/10/2019

NASA Funds CubeSat Pathfinder Mission to Unique Lunar Orbit NASA has awarded a $13.7 million contract to Advanced Space of Boulder, Colorado, to develop and operate a CubeSat mission to the same lunar orbit targeted for Gateway – an orbiting outpost astronauts will visit before descending to the surface of th...
18:13, 09/13/2019

NASA and ESA Reach Critical Decision on How the First Lunar Outpost Will Orbit the Moon Mission planners for the lunar Gateway project have decided how the lunar outpost should orbit the Moon—and it’s actually quite brilliant.Read more......
22:13, 07/18/2019

Debris From India's ASAT Missile Test Still in Earth's Orbit: Astronomer The debris created by India's anti-satellite missile when it shot down once of the country's own satellites in a test earlier this year is still floating around the Earth, a Harvard-Smithsonian......
13:39, 06/27/2019

NASA will fire a tiny satellite into the lunar orbit planned for Gateway NASA is sending humans back to the Moon, and they’re doing it on an abbreviated timetable, but in addition to getting boots on the lunar surface, the space agency wants to get an orbiting lunar space station up and running for the first time ev...
09:52, 09/17/2019

ISRO Performs Fourth Lunar-Bound Orbit Maneuver For Chandrayaan-2 The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) today said it has successfully performed the fourth lunar bound orbit manoeuvre for the Chandrayaan-2 spacecraft, that is currently in the lunar orbit for......
19:13, 08/30/2019

Researchers want to build a space station to recycle junk in Earth’s orbit There are about 22,000 large objects orbiting the Earth, including working and broken satellites and bits of old rocket from past space expeditions. If you include all the equipment dropped by astronauts while floating in space and the debris from co...
19:39, 08/04/2019

Secretive U.S. Air Force Spaceplane Breaks Record With 719 Straight Days in Orbit The U.S. Air Force’s Boeing X-37B spaceplane broke a record yesterday for the most amount of time in orbit around the Earth. But we still don’t know when the uncrewed plane is going to land or even what it’s doing up there. All of the details about t...
19:13, 08/27/2019

Sunbeam-sailing spacecraft deemed 'mission success' in Earth orbit A small crowd-funded satellite promoted by TV host and science educator Bill Nye has been propelled into a higher orbit using only the force of sunlight blowing against its sail in space, a novel propulsion developers say could "democratize" spacefli...
09:52, 08/01/2019

HyperX's Cloud Orbit S Headset Delivers Next-Level Gaming Audio For years, I’ve used a stand mic and a pair of regular headphones as my setup for gaming audio. That’s because while a headset is easier to use, keeping my microphone and headphones separated made things easier to upgrade and connect to various devic...
15:13, 09/03/2019

5G signal could jam satellites that help with weather forecasting New mobile system to be launched this year ‘will put lives at risk’The introduction of 5G mobile phone networks could seriously affect weather forecasters’ ability to predict major storms.That is the stark warning of meteorologists around the world, ...
16:13, 05/04/2019

ICE Facilities Are Sounding More and More Like Guantanamo Bay Satellites Evgenii Ivanov has not eaten since August 4. The 41 year old Russian citizen is currently detained at the Otay Mesa Detention Center in California, where he’s has skipped 51 meals in the past few weeks and lost 27 pounds, according to a filing in fed...
04:52, 08/24/2019

There’s so much junk in space that our satellites will soon be at risk We have been leaving debris in space for 60 years. Our continuing exploration of the cosmos may rely on a bizarre array of nets, lasers and gecko-like grippers...
19:00, 04/28/2019

Hypergiant uses satellites and AI to mine oil and gas data A new space race is afoot, and it's all about big data and AI. Hypergiant intends to win it -- or at least part of it -- with an end-to-end offering.Read More...
21:13, 05/15/2019

NASA Funds Demo of 3D-Printed Spacecraft Parts Made, Assembled in Orbit NASA has awarded a $73.7 million contract to Made In Space, Inc. of Mountain View, California, to demonstrate the ability of a small spacecraft, called Archinaut One, to manufacture and assemble spacecraft components in low-Earth orbit. The in-space ...
01:26, 07/13/2019

Michael Cohen implicated at least 4 people in Trump's orbit during marathon House testimony REUTERS/Carlos Barria The House Intelligence Committee on Monday released the transcripts of Michael Cohen's closed-door testimony to the committee in February and March. Cohen painted a damaging portrait of just how far people in President Donald T...
06:39, 05/22/2019

Large Asteroid Set to Graze Earth Orbit in 2029, Impact Exercise Conducted Apophis asteroid will interestingly pass by Earth on a near-miss Earth trajectory on a Friday the 13th (April 13, 2029), gracing a day considered unlucky in Western superstition....
00:00, 05/05/2019

Bill Nye's LightSail 2 successfully deploys giant solar sail in orbit Watch as LightSail 2 deploys its boxing ring-sized sail and feast your eyes on beautiful photos of Earth it has snapped while in orbit.       ...
17:52, 07/25/2019

How nano satellites can help make businesses sustainable? Speaking at TNW 2019 conference in Amsterdam today, Juha-Matti (Jussi) Liukkonen, Director of Space & New Technologies at Reaktor, said that small-sized satellites can be key for sustainable business by providing connectivity and data to companies.  ...
18:39, 05/09/2019

We’ve surrounded the Earth with surveillance satellites, but who is that good for? It was only on the fourth orbit, when the spacecraft’s orientation had changed, that they had the vision for which their mission will always be remembered. Shortly after they had swept from night to day, a bright, colorful complexity came past the li...
10:39, 07/20/2019

Archinaut snags $73 million in NASA funding to 3D-print giant spacecraft parts in orbit A project to 3D-print bulky components in space rather than bring them up there has collected a $73.7 million contract from NASA to demonstrate the technique in space. Archinaut, a mission now several years in development from Made In Space, could la...
10:39, 07/13/2019

Orbit B-hyve Sprinkler Timer review: Affordable, powerful smart watering controller While we all love green grass and healthy gardens, we are also cognizant of water restrictions and limited water supplies. The Orbit B-hyve Sprinkler Timer provides control for your home and business through your smartphone and on the controller itse...
14:52, 06/27/2019

Elon Musk's Satellites Threaten to Disrupt the Night Sky for All of Us When the satellites first appeared, many SpaceX fans were thrilled at the sight: Each bright dot of light marched along like illuminated insects in the sky....
17:26, 06/05/2019

Amazon asks FCC for permission to launch internet satellites Amazon is moving fairly quickly on its plan to deploy thousands of internet satellites. The company has filed for FCC permission to launch 3,236 satellites as part of Project Kuiper. The spacecraft would be grouped into 98 orbital planes, and fly a...
22:00, 07/07/2019

Cyberwarfare in space: Satellites at risk of hacker attacks Old IT systems, supply chain vulnerabilities and other technological issues leave military satellite communications open to disruption and tampering with potentially chaotic consequences, says research paper....
16:00, 07/02/2019

Pence says new satellites will boost storm surge warnings MIAMI (AP) — Vice President Mike Pence says the National Hurricane Center will improve its storm surge warnings this season thanks to three new satellites. After touring the center in Miami on Tuesday, Pence also said that for the first time the cent...
01:26, 06/26/2019

France is creating a space command to defend its satellites The US isn't the only country that wants to create a dedicated space force within its military. French President Emmanuel Macron has greenlit plans to create a space command within his country's air force next September. The division woul...
04:13, 07/15/2019

KickSat-2 project launches 105 cracker-sized satellites Move over, Starlink. SpaceX’s global internet play might have caught the world’s attention with its 60-satellite launch last month, but little did we know that it had already been upstaged — at least in terms of sheer numbers. The KickSat...
00:00, 06/05/2019

How NASA satellites are helping track disease outbreaks Mosquito-borne diseases are responsible for hundreds of thousands of deaths worldwide every year, according to the World Health Organization (WHO), which is why NASA has been working to help track outbreaks ....
21:13, 07/05/2019

Satellites could save Americans $30 billion on internet bills Upcoming satellite technology could lower prices for internet services, a new report predicts. Low Earth Orbit (LEO) satellites from Elon Musk’s SpaceX Starlink project and Jeff Bezos’ Project Kuiper could save American households more than $30 billi...
21:39, 05/13/2019

'America's Got Talent': Magicians Eric Chien, Dom Chambers go head-to-head for semifinal spot Tuesday’s episode marked the third and final round of quarterfinals, where 12 acts are battling it out for the last seven spots in the semifinals.        ...
16:52, 08/29/2019

AFG vs SL: ODI Head To Head Match Stats, Win, Loss, Tied Match History Afghanistan take on Sri Lanka in their second World Cup 2019 league encounter after both teams received a hammering in their first matches. Both will be hoping for maximum points....
13:00, 06/03/2019

ENG vs PAK: ODI Head To Head Match Stats, Win, Loss, Tied Match History England got off to the best possible start in their effort to lift the World Cup 2019 while Pakistan were dealt a hefty blow by the West Indies. England would be hoping their superior ODI record comes......
18:52, 06/02/2019

Apple Music vs Spotify: the music streaming titans go head-to-head The music world has always been about rivalries. There's Taylor Swift vs. Kanye, Tupac vs. Biggie, Eminem vs... everyone? Now, you can add a new rivalry to the mix: Spotify vs Apple Music. While there are any number of streaming services fo...
09:26, 06/18/2019

IND vs SA: ODI Head To Head Match Stats, Win, Loss, Tied Match History India begin their World Cup 2019 campaign against South Africa on June 5. The Virat Kohli-led team will be hoping to add to South Africa's miseries as they have lost both their opening matches....
12:26, 06/04/2019

Apollo 11 astronaut Michael Collins recalls drinking coffee during 'lonely' Moon landing orbit Michael Collins may not be a household name like his fellow Apollo 11 crewmembers Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin, but he played a pivotal role in the success of the epic mission....
15:52, 07/17/2019

NASA satellites paint a terrifying picture of Hurricane Dorian As the southeastern United States braces for impact, NASA is doing its best to aid in the monitoring and forecasting of Hurricane Dorian, which is currently barreling straight for Florida. The powerful storm is expected to cause a lot of damage once ...
09:00, 09/01/2019

The photo Trump tweeted out from a classified briefing likely came from one of the US's most secretive spy satellites AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster President Donald Trump released a photo Friday from a classified intelligence briefing in a tweet taunting Iran after another failed rocket launch. The photo appears to have come from a classified US surveillance asset, a KH-...
00:00, 09/03/2019

Canada invests $85 million in internet satellites for rural areas Telesat, the Canadian telecom and SpaceX internet competitor, wants to connect remote regions with its low-earth-orbit satellites. Now, it appears to have the backing of Her Majesty's Government. The company announced today that it is partnering...
07:39, 07/25/2019

Seven Newly Named Glaciers Honor the Satellites That Helped Discover Them Glaciers and other icy landscapes are often named after the scientists who first set eyes on them. But it isn’t just human eyes spotting new features in Earth’s frozen wastes; many of these remote landforms are discovered and detailed via satellite. ...
23:39, 06/07/2019

From Satellites to the Moon and Mars, China Is Quickly Becoming a Space Superpower Nestled among the crimson dunes of China’s Gobi Desert, a warren of domes and squat white buildings rises from the parched earth. Inside is a research and educational facility for budding astronauts — and the latest manifestation of Beiji...
20:52, 07/17/2019

Himalayan glacier melting doubled since 2000, spy satellites show Ice losses indicate ‘devastating’ future for region and 1 billion people who depend on it for waterThe melting of Himalayan glaciers has doubled since the turn of the century, with more than a quarter of all ice lost over the last four decades, scien...
04:39, 06/20/2019

50 years after Apollo 11, don't let space become a landfill for equipment and satellites Much of what we launch into space never comes back. As it becomes more commercialized, we must manage space traffic and protect the space environment.       ...
16:52, 07/17/2019

NASA Twin Satellites to Study Signal Disruption From Space NASA is preparing to launch twin satellites this month that focus on how radio signals that pass through the Earth's upper atmosphere can be distorted....
17:00, 06/11/2019

Super-fast internet from satellites is the next big thing in the space race Adam Gilmour from Gilmour Space Technologies says private companies are looking to launch thousands of small satellites into space that can provide high-speed broadband anywhere on the planet....
11:39, 07/22/2019

Vast clouds of flying ants deceive weather satellites Experts believe false readings occurred because radar interpreted insects as raindropsHuge swarms of flying ants that hit England’s south coast were mistaken by weather satellites in space for clouds of rain.The Met Office’s radar captured what it de...
23:52, 07/17/2019

OneWeb’s low-Earth satellites hit 400Mbps and 32ms latency in new test Enlarge / Illustration of a OneWeb satellite. (credit: OneWeb) OneWeb says a test of its low-Earth orbit satellites has delivered broadband speeds of more than 400Mbps with average latency of 32ms. "The tests, which took place in Seoul, South Korea...
22:13, 07/17/2019

To protect its satellites, France outlines ambitious space-weapons program Enlarge / Florence Parly is the French defense minister. (credit: SEBASTIEN BOZON/AFP/Getty Images) After French President Emmanuel Macron called for a space high command to protect his nation's satellites earlier this month, military officials on ...
23:52, 07/25/2019

Himalayan glacier melt has doubled over the past 40 years, satellites show Glaciers in the Himalayas are melting at double the pace, according to researchers who have used Cold War spy satellite images to compare the conditions back then to now. Scientists compared old photographs of glaciers taken during a US spy program w...
07:52, 06/21/2019

Satellites play chase to measure gravity, achieve picometer accuracy Enlarge (credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech) The spinoffs from gravitational wave detectors are not just new scientific discoveries. The technology also has other uses. A good example of this is the gravity-measuring mission, GRACE Follow On, which was launc...
18:52, 07/23/2019

France details military 'command of space' plans to protect satellites With just weeks to go before France's space command starts to cover orbital defense, Defense Minister Florence Parly has provided more information about the perceived threats and the country's plans to counter them....
19:26, 07/25/2019

Elon Musk walks back ‘Nuke Mars’ idea, says maybe satellites will work better It’s only been a few days since SpaceX boss Elon Musk fired off a tweet reminding everyone that he wants to “nuke Mars,” but he’s already offered a possible alternative to that wild proposal. In a tweet on Tuesday, Musk propos...
06:26, 08/22/2019

NASA Says Fraudulent Supplier Caused It to Lose Two Climate Satellites, Wasting Over $700 Million NASA has found its loss of two 92-foot Taurus rockets—as well as the climate-monitoring satellites they were carrying—in 2009 and 2011 was due to a supplier that falsified test data about frangible joints that were supposed to split and release the ...
02:13, 05/04/2019

Small satellites begin to offer unrivaled detail in radar images of Earth A comparison between ICEYE's SAR image, left, and visible image data from the European Space Agency's Copernicus network, showing crude oil tank filling in Brisbane, Australia. [credit: ICEYE ...
20:26, 08/09/2019

France Announces Plan to Launch Satellites With Defensive Lasers, Possibly Submachine Guns An inventor buzzing around on a flyboard clutching a rifle and subsequently borking an attempt to cross the English Channel isn’t the only mildly science fiction-y development concerning the French military lately. In the past week, French Defense Mi...
13:52, 07/29/2019

Astronauts are 'younger' after returning from orbit, here’s why Astronauts age a bit slower than those of us on Earth due to something called "time dilation" described by Einstein's theory of relativity.        ...
16:39, 05/21/2019

SpaceX’s Starhopper launch scrubbed at the last possible second SpaceX was scheduled to launch its scaled-down Starship test vehicle, Starhopper, on Monday evening. Things were looking good right up until the moment the spacecraft was supposed to fire up its engines, but unfortunately, that didn’t happen. I...
09:39, 08/28/2019

SpaceX’s StarHopper nails its latest ‘hop’ SpaceX is spinning a lot of plates these days — from various contracts with NASA to agreements with many smaller clients to launch various satellites and spacecraft into Earth orbit — but its Starship project is definitely one of its bigg...
01:00, 07/29/2019

SpaceX Is Launching 'Organs on a Chip' to the ISS Organs on a chip were created to expedite the process of drug discovery. Sending them to the International Space Station can speed things up even more....
15:26, 05/03/2019

SpaceX is building another Starship in Florida After a poster on NASASpaceflight.com uploaded pictures of another Starship vehicle (f.k.a. BFR) under construction in Florida -- to go along with prototypes being built in Texas -- Elon Musk explained what's going on. The CEO tweeted that "Spac...
04:39, 05/15/2019

SpaceX wants to go New York to Shanghai in 40 minutes The race to make point-to-point space travel a viable transportation method is heating up as companies like Blue Origin and SpaceX continue to move toward developing passenger rockets. A plane ride from New York City to Shanghai is about 15 hours - a...
16:00, 06/08/2019

SpaceX Is Seeking More Capital From Investors Elon Musk’s SpaceX is in the middle of another fundraising round, as it tries to ramp up various rocket and spacecraft projects. The company is looking to raise $314 million, which would value the company at about $31 billion....
00:39, 06/28/2019

SpaceX is suing the government once again, but the reason is a secret In a motion filed with the Court of Federal Claims Friday, the company said the privacy was necessary because the suit contains “confidential and proprietary information and source selection information not appropriate for release to the public.”...
23:13, 05/18/2019

There’s something very odd about this story of a fire at a SpaceX facility in Florida A fire at a SpaceX prototyping facility on Monday did as much as $100,000 in damage, according to reports from local news sources and agencies quoting fire department estimates. The fire, which occurred at SpaceX location in Cocoa, Florida, is intere...
04:52, 07/10/2019

SpaceX is inching closer to Starship’s big debut SpaceX has had an incredibly busy year thus far, with a steady series of rocket launches and new initiatives like Starlink in the very earliest stages, and all the while the Starship project looming over it all. Starship is SpaceX’s future-look...
20:00, 07/09/2019

SpaceX is about to launch the ashes of 152 people into space SpaceX may be yet to launch any living human astronauts into space, but the remains of over 150 people are going to get the ride of their afterlives on Monday night thanks to the company’s Falcon Heavy rocket. Among the various satellites and i...
01:52, 06/25/2019

SpaceX Is Banking on Satellite Internet. Maybe It Shouldn't The first satellites of Elon Musk's mega-constellation Starlink are heading to space, but the satellite internet project faces tough economics on Earth....
08:52, 05/16/2019

SpaceX ready to take humans to the ISS after a successful dummy run The Crew Dragon capsule docked with the International Space Station on Sunday with a dummy on board, paving the way for human passengers to make the trip in July...
19:00, 04/28/2019

Musk's SpaceX raised over $1 bln in six months -filings Billionaire entrepreneur Elon Musk's SpaceX has raised more than $1 billion in financing in the last six months as it aims to roll out an ambitious high-speed internet service by using a constellation of satellites to beam signals from space....
02:39, 05/25/2019

SpaceX’s Starship prototype has taken flight for the first time At 10:45pm CT Thursday, Starhopper's single Raptor engine roared to life. [credit: Trevor Mahlmann for Ars Technica ] BOCA CHICA BEACH, Tex...
17:00, 07/26/2019

SpaceX is just days away from its third Falcon Heavy launch SpaceX’s largest functional launch vehicle, the Falcon Heavy, has already taken to the skies twice over the past couple of years, and both launches were nearly perfect, save for some snafus during retrieval of its boosters. If you missed the ch...
00:00, 06/22/2019

With a launch and a hop coming up, SpaceX has a big week ahead SpaceX has been assembling a Starship prototype in South Texas. This gallery highlights a recent static fire test. [credit: Trevor Mahlmann for Ars ] ...
02:39, 07/23/2019

The weather is iffy, but SpaceX will try to fly a Dragon for the third time Enlarge (credit: SpaceX) The rocket is ready. The Dragon spacecraft is ready for its supply run to the International Space Station. But Mother Nature may not be ready for the launch of a Falcon 9 booster on Wednesday evening from Florida. An unseas...
23:52, 07/24/2019

SpaceX's Starship facility in California hit by blaze SpaceX's prototyping facility in Cocoa, California, was hit by a fire on Monday which damaged equipment and infrastructure, according to local reports....
12:39, 07/09/2019

NASA officially interested in SpaceX's big spacecraft NASA and SpaceX have completed an important first step in a process which could see Elon Musk's private space exploration company take astronauts back to the moon and to Mars....
17:00, 08/02/2019

SpaceX finally knows why its Crew Dragon exploded NASA’s commercial crew program has seen more than its fair share of delays in recent years as both SpaceX and Boeing have had to push back their timelines due to a variety of issues. SpaceX’s Crew Dragon appeared to be making good progres...
21:13, 07/16/2019

SpaceX had a problem during a parachute test in April Enlarge / SpaceX performs its fourteenth overall parachute test supporting Crew Dragon development in the Mojave Desert in March 2018. (credit: NASA) SpaceX had a problem during a test of its Crew Dragon parachute system in April, NASA confirmed o...
23:26, 05/08/2019

Power shortage on the ISS delays SpaceX supply run CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — A major power shortage at the International Space Station has delayed this week’s SpaceX supply run. SpaceX was supposed to launch a shipment Wednesday. But an old power-switching unit malfunctioned at the space station Monday ...
14:13, 05/02/2019

2020 Triumph Rocket 3: All You Need To Know The 2020 Triumph Rocket 3 has been unveiled in two variants - a roadster called the Rocket 3 R and a touring-oriented variant, named the Rocket 3 GT. Here's all we know about the 2020 Triumph Rocket......
15:52, 08/01/2019

SpaceX overcomes delays to launch resupply mission After a series of delays SpaceX has launched a resupply mission for NASA to the International Space Station (ISS) carrying almost 2.5 tonnes of equipment....
23:13, 05/04/2019

SpaceX Dragon Safely Reaches ISS After Weekend Launch (CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla.) — A SpaceX shipment arrived at the International Space Station on Monday with a “cosmic catch” by a pair of Canadians. The Dragon capsule delivered 5,500 pounds (2,500 kilograms) of equipment and experiments. ...
23:00, 05/06/2019

SpaceX's Starhopper test aborted seconds after starting On the evening of July 24th, SpaceX was supposed to conduct the Starhopper's -- its Starship prototype vehicle made for very short flights or "hops"-- biggest and first untethered test. The company even announced a livestream of the event, which...
17:26, 07/25/2019

How to Watch SpaceX’s Falcon Heavy Launch Monday On Monday evening SpaceX will attempt the Falcon Heavy’s “most difficult launch ever,” its first nighttime launch for the vessel which will be ferrying multiple satellites into orbit....
06:39, 06/24/2019

SpaceX says its Crew Dragon capsule was destroyed during test A SpaceX official confirmed Thursday during a press briefing that one of the company's Crew Dragon capsules meant for crewed spaceflight was destroyed, according to CNBC. The update from the company confirms reports that followed the failed Apri...
03:52, 05/03/2019

Musk's SpaceX raised over $1 billion in six months: filings Billionaire entrepreneur Elon Musk's SpaceX has raised more than $1 billion in financing in the last six months as it aims to roll out an ambitious high-speed internet service by using a constellation of satellites to beam signals from space....
02:39, 05/25/2019

SpaceX’s Starhopper will undergo hover test next week Next week will see the latest test of SpaceX's Starhopper spacecraft, the test vehicle for the Starship project which aims to create a resuable long-duration spacecraft for carrying passengers and cargo into space. SpaceX hopes to begin commerci...
03:26, 07/13/2019

Elon Musk's SpaceX or a superpower: Who'll win the new space race? Nations from the US to China and companies such as Elon Musk’s SpaceX are vying to leave Earth again. But why – and are we ready for a second space age?...
14:52, 05/17/2019

SpaceX is about to launch a sail propelled through space by sunshine The Planetary Society’s LightSail-2 satellite, which uses sails to harness the energy of sunlight, is planned to launch 24 June aboard a SpaceX Falcon Heavy rocket...
18:00, 06/20/2019

UFO 'sightings' explode as SpaceX Starlink 'train' appears Astronomer and author Marco Langbroek managed to capture an incredible image of Musk's SpaceX Starlink satellites after they were shortly deployed, showcasing them in a "train-like" formation....
04:39, 05/29/2019

SpaceX says it will deploy satellite broadband across US faster than expected Enlarge (credit: Getty Images | Olena_T) SpaceX says it plans to change its satellite launch strategy in a way that will speed up deployment of its Starlink broadband service and has set a new goal of providing broadband in the Southern United Stat...
19:39, 09/12/2019

SpaceX postpones Starlink satellite launch again, for 'about a week' A SpaceX launch already scrubbed once due to inclement weather was postponed again nearly 24 hours later on Thursday, this time for "about a week," in order to update satellite software and "triple-check everything," Elon Musk's rocket company said....
03:39, 05/17/2019

SpaceX enters smallsat launch market with a very low price Enlarge / A Falcon 9 rocket launches a GPS III satellite for the Air Force in December 2018. (credit: SpaceX) On Monday, SpaceX announced a new, low-cost program to launch small satellites into a Sun-synchronous orbit. The company is offering rides...
06:13, 08/06/2019

SpaceX’s Starhopper Makes Its First Free-Flying Leap SpaceX has completed its first untethered leap of Starhopper—a prototype for its planned Starship vehicle. The brief but important test now sets the stage for more ambitious jumps.Read more......
22:26, 07/26/2019

Musk Says SpaceX's Starship Can Land on the Moon by 2021 Uncrewed SpaceX Starship could land on the Moon by 2021, following which, a manned Moon mission could be a quick possibility, SpaceX founder Elon Musk has said....
15:00, 07/19/2019

SpaceX’s shiny new spaceship prototype has flown for the first time The Starhopper, SpaceX’s prototype for its interplanetary spacecraft Starship, made its first flight without a leash tying it to the ground on 25 July...
19:52, 07/26/2019

SpaceX confirms it's almost ready to test its orbital Starship SpaceX isn't wasting much time now that Starhopper has completed its hover test. The company has filed an FCC communication permissions request that, as Elon Musk confirmed, prepares for test-flying the "orbit-class" Starship. The vehicle will f...
18:39, 09/11/2019

Watch SpaceX’s Starhopper launch for the last time live right here Things didn’t exactly go as planned during SpaceX’s most recent attempt to launch its Starhopper test vehicle. The launch was planned for Monday but was ultimately called off after the countdown ended and the engines failed to fire. Now, ...
09:39, 08/28/2019

SpaceX is about to launch a dummy astronaut called Ripley to the ISS SpaceX plans an uncrewed test flight of the Dragon spacecraft on 2 March, which will carry cargo and an astronaut dummy to the International Space Station...
19:00, 04/28/2019

SpaceX beginning to tackle some of the big challenges for a Mars journey Enlarge / A rendering of what a Super Heavy Starship launch would look like. (credit: SpaceX) Earlier this month, the principal Mars "development engineer" for SpaceX, Paul Wooster, provided an update on the company's vision for getting to the Red ...
20:39, 06/03/2019

The mysterious SpaceX Crew Dragon explosion is still being investigated SpaceX has been on a real hot streak as of late, with many successful missions and firsts, like the successful docking of its Crew Dragon capsule to the International Space Station. A small speed bump in that otherwise smooth road came in late April ...
22:13, 05/29/2019

SpaceX Starlink launch reset for Thursday night SpaceX will try to launch its first 60 Starlink satellites from Florida again Thursday night, with weather favorable but still presenting a risk of strong upper-level winds that caused a postponement Wednesday night....
23:00, 05/16/2019

SpaceX scrubs third Dragon flight due to weather, will try again Thursday Enlarge (credit: SpaceX) 6:30pm ET Wednesday Update: SpaceX took the countdown down to T-30 seconds, but at that time the company had to scrub the launch of its Falcon 9 rocket due to poor weather conditions. Inconveniently, a fairly large thunders...
14:26, 07/27/2019

SpaceX plans to A/B test its Starship rocketship builds Enlarge / The Starship test vehicle, currently under assembly in South Texas, may look similar to this illustration when finished. (credit: Elon Musk/Twitter) On Tuesday, photos began to emerge online of a new, Starship-like vehicle being built in...
22:00, 05/15/2019

SpaceX's Starhopper hits new height in test flight After an aborted attempt earlier this week, SpaceX's Starhopper test vehicle completed its highest flight yet Tuesday, taking off and landing at a launch site on the Texas coast....
10:00, 08/28/2019

SpaceX wants to beam internet across the southern US by late 2020 SpaceX wants to become one of the world's largest internet providers by deploying a constellation of thousands of satellites to beam broadband from space. And it wants to get it done fast....
09:52, 09/18/2019

NASA awards SpaceX $50 million contract for new mission In an announcement on the agency’s website, NASA reveals that it has awarded SpaceX a $50.3 million launch contract for its X-Ray Polarimetry Explorer (IXPE) mission....
21:00, 07/09/2019

SpaceX’s recent parachute tests came up short of expectations NASA is desperate for its own transportation solution to send astronauts to and from the International Space Station. It’s paid both SpaceX and Boeing huge sums of money to figure it out, and while both companies have consistently missed their ...
02:52, 05/11/2019

Titanium fire caused capsule explosion - SpaceX SpaceX and NASA believe a titanium fire was the reason a launchpad test of its Crew Dragon vehicle - intended to one day fly astronauts to the International Space Station - ended in flames....
13:26, 07/16/2019

SpaceX was forced to delay its Starlink mission yet again, but for a different reason Stop me if you’ve heard this one before: SpaceX was planning on launching a suite of 60 communications satellites last night but it was forced to scrub the mission and push it to a later date. That should probably sound familiar since that&rsqu...
23:39, 05/17/2019

Students set new hyperloop speed record at SpaceX competition Technical University of Munich students just reached massive speeds, breaking their own record at the annual SpaceX Hyperloop Pod Competition.       ...
19:39, 07/23/2019

SpaceX returns its Falcon 9 to the pad for another Starlink launch attempt A Falcon 9 rocket is on the pad for Thursday night's launch attempt. [credit: SpaceX ] After two launch attempts and a week of downtime, Sp...
03:13, 05/24/2019

With SpaceX scrub, NASA again demonstrates commitment to innovation A Falcon 9 launch, stage separation, and booster landing on Saturday morning in one long exposure. [credit: SpaceX ] During the wee hours of...
03:39, 05/08/2019

SpaceX is sending some Nickelodeon slime to space, where it belongs For decades, Nickelodeon’s slime has tormented Hollywood’s most affable A-list stars. Not a year goes by that the likes of Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson, DJ Khaled, or Chris Pratt do not suffer under the threat of being covered in Nickelodeon-branded goo...
00:26, 07/25/2019

SpaceX launches Starhopper after earlier failed attempt SpaceX’s Starhopper has had an interesting week. It was initially supposed to take off from the company’s Texas launch facility on Monday evening, performing what is expected to be the last of its test flights before the company begins te...
02:26, 08/29/2019

The ocean's equivalent of SpaceX has arrived in London This week, London welcomed the world's only reusable Deep Sea Vehicle (DSV) Limiting Factor, capable of return journeys to the deepest parts of the ocean....
00:26, 09/13/2019

SpaceX's rockets and spacecraft have cool names. What do they mean? SpaceX makes a point of giving their rockets, spacecraft and other gadgets cool names. But what do they mean?        ...
07:52, 04/30/2019

ESA spacecraft dodges SpaceX satellite to avoid collision Space drama? When ESA and SpaceX satellites were at risk of colliding, the head of ESA’s Space Debris Office said SpaceX declined to take action after they reached out, but SpaceX has a slightly different story.    ...
16:39, 09/05/2019

Rocket League is dropping lootboxes Rocket League's lootboxes are not long for this world because Epic Games loves you very much. I think it's time you give you gaming stepdad a break.Read More...
09:39, 08/08/2019

Fastly shares rocket more than 30% in IPO debut Fastly competes against the likes of Amazon and Google to help companies more quickly deliver their content to customers. Now it's a public company....
17:13, 05/17/2019

Inside look at how the Rocket Mortgage Classic comes together Organizers at the Rocket Mortgage Classic granted Golfweek and USA TODAY Sports a behind-the-scenes look at how to put on a PGA Tour event.        ...
16:52, 06/26/2019

Rocket launch seen from the space station Time-lapse of Russian spacecraft Progress MS-10 launching into space. Shot from the International Space Station, you gotta see this view.       ...
19:52, 07/31/2019

Fire TV Stick vs Fire TV Stick 4K vs Fire TV Cube: Amazon’s streamers, head to head If you’re looking for a streaming device to plug into your television, you may well be eyeing up one of Amazon’s Fire TV range: the Fire TV Stick, Fire TV Stick 4K, or Fire TV Cube.Why would you want a streaming device? Most televisions...
18:26, 06/03/2019

An engineer allegedly falsified inspection reports for SpaceX rockets Federal investigators believe a quality assurance engineer responsible for inspecting parts for SpaceX had been falsifying reports. The engineer works for New York-based PMI Industries and is accused of forging signatures on at least 38 inspection re...
01:00, 05/24/2019

SpaceX’s Dragon returns to Earth after dropping off 5,500 pounds of supplies SpaceX just wrapped up yet another successfully resupply mission for NASA, dropping off a whopping 5,500 pounds of supplies for the scientists aboard the International Space Station and then returning back to Earth for a splashdown in the Pacific Oce...
23:00, 06/04/2019

NASA could see more delays for SpaceX and Boeing private space flights When NASA awarded Boeing and SpaceX contracts to develop vehicles that can take astronauts to the ISS, it was hoping they'll be done by 2017. Unfortunately, both companies grappled with technical challenges that forced them to delay their timeli...
16:00, 06/21/2019

A Leaky Component Caused the SpaceX Crew Dragon Explosion The company still hopes to send two astronauts to the International Space Station this year but says the goal will be “increasingly difficult” to reach....
01:39, 07/16/2019

SpaceX blames faulty valve for Dragon spacecraft explosion The failed part caused a propellant leak during an engine test in April, according to a “preliminary” finding. The company said the investigation is continuing....
08:00, 07/16/2019

Elon Musk's SpaceX Is Suing US Government Again. Reason Is A Secret Elon Musk's SpaceX is suing the federal government again. But this time, it wants its protest of a government contract to stay under seal, meaning its allegations would not become public....
21:13, 05/18/2019

SpaceX escape engines were test fired before mishap: panel A NASA safety panel said on Thursday that Saturday's accident on a SpaceX astronaut capsule happened after eight engines were test fired, but offered scant details on what caused the mishap or the extent of the damage....
14:49, 04/28/2019

SpaceX satellite launch raises questions: Who owns the sky? Everyone or the wealthy few? Satellites will soon outnumber stars visible to the naked eye, and they'll have ads. We must balance research, commerce, opportunity and preservation.       ...
17:13, 06/19/2019

SpaceX's Starhopper test vehicle successfully makes its first bounce After completing zero of two launch attempts on Wednesday, SpaceX went two for two on Thursday. Its Dragon spacecraft is making a third trip to the ISS, while its Starhopper test vehicle took a tiny jump from its test pad in Texas (the picture above....
07:39, 07/26/2019

SpaceX Says a Faulty Valve Triggered Crew Dragon Explosion Investigators looking into the cause of the SpaceX Crew Dragon explosion back in April are now blaming a faulty valve for the anomaly, which allowed leaking fuel to come into contact with titanium. Officials with SpaceX say they’ve already got a fix,...
21:26, 07/16/2019

SpaceX delays launch to freshly repaired space station CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — SpaceX has delayed a supply run to the International Space Station, back to full power after quick repairs. A Falcon rocket was poised to blast off from Cape Canaveral, Florida, early Friday, with a Dragon cargo capsule. B...
11:39, 05/03/2019

SpaceX astronaut mission looking ‘increasingly difficult’ in 2019: executive As Elon Musk’s SpaceX closes in on the possible cause of a fiery explosion in April that destroyed one of its astronaut capsules, a company executive said on Monday its plan to launch humans into space this year looked “increasingly difficult.”...
23:26, 07/16/2019

SpaceX Rockets Were Imperiled by Contractor's Falsified Reports, Prosecutors Say An engineer at an upstate New York company who was responsible for ensuring the quality of parts for Elon Musk’s space venture has been charged with falsifying inspection reports....
07:00, 05/23/2019

SpaceX, Boeing Continue to Struggle With Manned Spacecraft Designs Getting astronauts to the International Space Station was supposed to become routine, so much so that NASA was confident enough to hire a pair of contractors....
12:52, 06/21/2019

SpaceX is launching slime into space to get kids interested in science In a partnership with Nickelodeon, SpaceX is sending a green slime to the International Space Station, where it plans to “slime a couple of astronauts” in hopes to get more kids interested in science....
21:39, 07/25/2019

SpaceX astronaut mission looking 'increasingly difficult' in 2019: executive As Elon Musk's SpaceX closes in on the possible cause of a fiery explosion in April that destroyed one of its astronaut capsules, a company executive said on Monday its plan to launch humans into space this year looked "increasingly difficult."...
03:00, 07/16/2019

Locals warned that SpaceX Starhopper test could shatter windows SpaceX’s Starship project is one if its most ambitious efforts yet. The company envisions various versions of the spacecraft eventually traveling to the Moon, Mars, and even to other star systems, but first it has to get off the ground. The Spa...
16:00, 08/27/2019

SpaceX Falcon Heavy's third launch set for Monday night in Florida A SpaceX Falcon Heavy rocket is set to launch Monday night from Florida, carrying 24 government satellites and kicking off a busy summer of space activity....
16:26, 06/21/2019

SpaceX shares vibrant footage from its first-ever nose cone recovery SpaceX just shared some footage from a successful attempt to recapture part of a rocket's nose cone after it plunged into the ocean. The results are stunning....
15:26, 07/08/2019

SpaceX forced to delay ISS resupply mission due to stormy weather SpaceX has successfully performed many resupply missions for the crew of the International Space Station, sending vital supplies to the orbiting laboratory using its Falcon 9 rocket and Dragon cargo spacecraft. Unfortunately, sometimes Mother Nature ...
00:26, 07/26/2019

SpaceX to launch a rare expendable mission on Tuesday evening Enlarge / That's a dirty Falcon 9 first stage rocket on the pad for the Amos-17 launch. (credit: SpaceX) Less than two and a half years have passed since SpaceX first reused one of the first stages of its Falcon 9 rocket. But in the 28 months since...
21:26, 08/06/2019

SpaceX launches supplies to space station after power delays CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — SpaceX has launched a load of supplies to the International Space Station, running at full power following repairs. A Falcon rocket blasted off from Florida early Saturday, carrying a Dragon capsule with 5,500 pounds (2,50...
11:26, 05/04/2019

SpaceX confirms crew capsule destroyed in ground testing CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — SpaceX has confirmed that its crew capsule was destroyed in ground testing two weeks ago. A company vice president told reporters Thursday it’s too soon to know what went wrong during the April 20 test or whether the...
19:26, 05/02/2019

Watch SpaceX launch the oft-delayed AMOS-17 satellite live right here The AMOS-17 communications satellite should already be in space. The fact that it’s not is the result of a rare combination of technical hitches and bad weather, but that isn’t going to stop SpaceX from trying yet again tonight. The launc...
11:26, 08/07/2019

Check out the nine areas on Mars where SpaceX wants to land its first Starship mission SpaceX is reportedly is in the market for real estate on Mars. The company, according to ScienceAlert is looking for prime areas to populate the planet.       ...
16:39, 09/05/2019

SpaceX postpones satellite launch in Florida due to high winds Elon Musk's SpaceX postponed its planned Wednesday night blastoff of a Falcon 9 rocket carrying the first cluster of satellites for his new Starlink internet service, citing excessive winds over the Florida launch site....
06:52, 05/16/2019

See NASA astronauts test out SpaceX's sleek new spacesuits NASA astronauts tested out SpaceX’s spacesuits as part of a training event in preparation for the highly-anticipated Crew Dragon's launch to the ISS next year.       ...
03:00, 08/13/2019

SpaceX can beat NASA and land on moon 'within two years', says Musk Elon Musk, the billionaire founder of SpaceX, has claimed it would be easier for his company to land on the moon than try to convince NASA that the company is up to the task....
20:26, 07/19/2019

European satellite in near collision with Elon Musk SpaceX craft ESA say its Aeolus Earth observation satellite fired thrusters to avoid crashThe European Space Agency has said it altered the trajectory of one of its observation satellites to avoid a collision with a craft operated by Elon Musk’s SpaceX.“@ESA’s Ae...
04:52, 09/04/2019

SpaceX shipment reaches space station after weekend launch CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — A SpaceX shipment has arrived at the International Space Station following a weekend launch. The Dragon capsule reached the orbiting complex Monday, delivering 5,500 pounds (2,500 kilograms) of equipment and experiments. C...
15:00, 05/06/2019

NASA Technology Missions Launch on SpaceX Falcon Heavy NASA technology demonstrations, which one day could help the agency get astronauts to Mars, and science missions, which will look at the space environment around Earth and how it affects us, have launched into space on a Falcon Heavy rocket....
15:26, 06/25/2019

SpaceX plans to launch Starship's first commercial flight in 2021 While we haven't seen the Starship fly yet -- SpaceX just got done with its test firings and short "hops" back in April -- we might not have to wait that long for its first commercial flight. According to SpaceX VP of commercial sales Jonathan H...
19:39, 06/29/2019

SpaceX delivered 5,500 lbs of cargo to the International Space Station today A SpaceX Dragon cargo spacecraft successfully made its way to the International Space Station (ISS), with approximately 5,500 lbs of NASA cargo and science experiments. It launched Sunday from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida, and it arriv...
07:13, 05/07/2019

ESA forced to redirect satellite after SpaceX ignores collision risk You’d never be able to tell from the ground, but the area around Earth is getting a bit crowded. Fully functional satellites from NASA, the European Space Agency, and other groups have to regularly account for all manner of manmade space junk, ...
23:00, 09/04/2019

SpaceX, Lockheed, Blue Origin, others get new NASA moon contracts NASA handed out new contracts to 10 companies, including SpaceX and Blue Origin, to help send people back to the moon by 2024 -- and to Mars afterward....
01:26, 07/31/2019

NASA just hired SpaceX to figure out how to refuel ships in space Traveling to the Moon is hard, and sending crewed spacecraft to other planets will be even harder. One of the major challenges in deep space travel is the question of power, since, at present, spacecraft have to take all their required fuel with them...
01:52, 08/01/2019

SpaceX satellite near miss shows need for rules of the road in space Two satellites have almost collided in space. With the number of satellites set to increase 10 fold before long, we desperately need better orbital navigation rules...
16:26, 09/04/2019

Watch SpaceX launch a twice-used Dragon capsule at 6:24PM ET (updated) Want to know just how routine spaceflight has become? Just look at SpaceX's latest mission. The company is livestreaming the launch of its CRS-18 resupply mission for the ISS with an expected liftoff at 6:24PM Eastern, and every component from t...
07:39, 07/25/2019

SpaceX blames Crew Dragon explosion on an oxidizer leak Months after the incident, SpaceX has an explanation for why its Crew Dragon capsule was destroyed during a test. The private spaceflight firm has determined that a "leaking component" allowed liquid oxidizer (specifically nitrogen tetroxide) to ent...
01:00, 07/16/2019

Watch SpaceX attempt a 'most challenging' Falcon Heavy launch at 2:30 AM ET Last year SpaceX launched its massive Falcon Heavy rocket for the first time, but the company describes tonight's STP-2 mission as one of the "most challenging" launches in its history. It's also the first Falcon Heavy launch to reuse side ...
04:52, 06/25/2019

SpaceX launched an expendable mission Tuesday, but caught the fairing Enlarge / That's a dirty Falcon 9 first stage rocket on the pad for the Amos-17 launch. (credit: SpaceX) 8:30pm ET Update: After a short weather delay, a Falcon 9 rocket launched on Tuesday evening from Florida and successfully delivered a large, 6...
15:00, 08/07/2019

NASA agrees to work with SpaceX on orbital refueling technology Enlarge / NASA concept for an in-space propellant depot. (credit: NASA) On Tuesday afternoon, NASA announced 19 new partnerships with 10 US companies to help bring more cutting-edge technologies closer to production use in spaceflight. There were a...
20:13, 07/31/2019

SpaceX’s Starhopper has made its highest and final test flight Starhopper, SpaceX’s prototype of the spacecraft the firm plans to use to bring humans to Mars, has made its last flight its highest ever at 150 metres up...
12:26, 08/28/2019

SpaceX is going to deliver Nickelodeon slime to the International Space Station The International Space Station is home to a half dozen scientists for the majority of the year, and those brave space travelers carry out all kinds of experiments and studies for NASA and other scientific groups. When you live in your office, downti...
23:26, 07/24/2019

Rocket Internet CEO says feels very confident about Jumia The chief executive of German tech investor Rocket Internet on Wednesday said he felt very confident about African ecommmerce company Jumia , but he declined to comment directly on reports that questioned its figures....
10:00, 05/29/2019

Rocket hits US Embassy in Afghanistan on 9/11 anniversary AP Photo/Cara Anna KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — A rocket exploded at the U.S. Embassy in Afghanistan just minutes into Wednesday, the anniversary of the 9/11 attack on the United States, but officials at the compound declared all-clear about an hour lat...
14:39, 09/12/2019

'Rocket League' is mining the '80s for nostalgia-tinted DLC Rocket League fans, it's time to slap on your aviators, grab a hoverboard and fire up your favorite '80s playlist for a Radical Summer. Psyonix is tapping into the decade's pop culture tentpoles for the game's biggest event to dat...
22:13, 06/05/2019

China launches rocket from ship at sea for first time China successfully launched a rocket from a ship at sea for the first time on Wednesday, state media reported, the latest step forward in its ambitious space program....
08:52, 06/05/2019

M-156 rocket accidentally launched 60 miles NE of Tucson TUCSON – An investigation is underway after a single M-156 rocket was launched unintentionally during a routine training mission Thursday morning. According to Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, an A-10C Thunderbolt II assigned to the 354th Fighter ...
18:52, 09/06/2019

India’s Chandrayaan-2 rocket launch is a success India finally launched its pioneering Chandrayaan-2 successfully today. The country’s space agency, Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO), launched a moon rover with GSLV MK-III, India’s most powerful rocket, at 2.43 PM IST.  #ISRO#GSLVMkIII-M1 l...
15:00, 07/22/2019

Rocket attack on Iraqi oil facility injures 3 A rocket attack on oil facilities in Basra, Iraq, early Wednesday injured three workers, marking a continued escalation of incidents connected with the Middle East oil industry....
21:26, 06/19/2019

Four rocket companies are competing for Air Force funding, and it is war Enlarge / Jeff Bezos (right), the founder of Blue Origin and Amazon.com, and Tory Bruno, CEO of United Launch Alliance, display the BE-4 rocket engine during a press conference in 2014. (credit: Win McNamee/Getty Images) Monday marked the deadline ...
06:39, 08/13/2019

NASA’s large SLS rocket unlikely to fly before at least late 2021 Enlarge / NASA Administrator James Bridenstine testifies before the Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee on July 17, 2019. (credit: Win McNamee/Getty Images) As recently as last month, both NASA planning documents and officials wi...
21:26, 07/17/2019

Rocket Lab will reuse its rockets by catching them with a helicopter SpaceX won't be the only company reusing its rockets for payload deliveries. Rocket Lab has unveiled plans to recover the first stage of its Electron vehicle. The strategy's first phase will have Rocket Lab recovering the stage from the o...
13:00, 08/07/2019

Pokémon Go has been invaded by Team Rocket's monsters If you want to collect monsters commonly associated with the villainous Team Rocket, you may want to put on a pair of sneakers and play some Pokémon Go in the next few days. As part of the game's Team Rocket invasion, you'll spot mon...
06:39, 07/26/2019

Here’s why Rocket Lab changed its mind on reusable launch Enlarge / Rocket Lab CEO Peter Beck speaks during the opening of the new Rocket Lab factory on October 12, 2018, in Auckland, New Zealand. (credit: Phil Walter/Getty Images) On Tuesday, the US-based company Rocket Lab announced that it had begun to...
07:39, 08/08/2019

NASA put a man on the moon. Now, the Smithsonian is putting a rocket in DC In celebration of the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing, thousands of Americans will have a chance to experience the rocket launch.       ...
19:13, 07/15/2019

Israeli man killed by rocket fire from Gaza JERUSALEM — Israeli medical officials say an early morning rocket from Gaza has killed an Israeli man outside a home in the coastal city of Ashkelon. After being struck by shrapnel Sunday, 58-year-old Moshe Agadi has died of his wounds, marking the f...
16:00, 05/05/2019

Britain's rocket man takes to the skies Britain's very own rocket man tests his jetpack suit off the coast of Portsmouth. Former Royal Marine Richard Browning can fly at more than 30 mph.        ...
08:39, 08/03/2019

Rocket League Is Ditching Loot Boxes Psyonix announced in a blog today that its car soccer game Rocket League will be leaving loot boxes behind in a move aimed at “creating the best possible experience for our players all over the world.”...
06:13, 08/07/2019

China launches a rocket from a ship for the first time China has joined the US and Russia as the only nations to have successfully launched a rocket at sea. The National Space Administration's Long March 11 took off from a launchpad on a ship in the Yellow Sea today. The rocket carried five commerci...
18:26, 06/05/2019

First private Japanese rocket reaches space Japan can finally include itself among the ranks of countries with successful private spaceflight outfits. Interstellar Technologies has successfully launched its MOMO-3 sounding rocket into space, with the vehicle easily crossing the Kárm&aa...
03:39, 05/06/2019

Arianespace's Vega rocket fails for the first time A rocket carrying an observation satellite into space developed an "anomaly" and failed minutes after takeoff from South America. European launch company Arianespace apologized for losing the payload....
02:26, 07/12/2019

Wernher von Braun - the rocket engineer of the powerful The moon landing in 1969 would not have been possible without this German rocket pioneer. In his past, however, von Braun had built a "miracle weapon" for Hitler's Germany that led to thousands of deaths....
22:52, 07/17/2019

China launches first rocket from mobile platform at sea BEIJING — China on Wednesday launched a rocket from a mobile platform at sea for the first time, sending five commercial satellites and two others containing experimental technology into space. The Long March 11 rocket blasted off from a launch pad a...
02:26, 06/06/2019

SpaceX repairs and bad weather force multiple satellite launch delays Sending stuff into space isn’t easy. SpaceX has made the process of making satellite deliveries into Earth orbit look incredibly easy, but there are still a million things that can derail an otherwise routine mission, and the delayed launch of ...
14:13, 08/06/2019

SpaceX nears completion of Dragon investigation, has a “good path forward” Enlarge / A 2018 view of the clean room where the spacecraft for the first crewed Dragon mission was nearing completion. It will now be used for an In-Flight Abort test instead. (credit: Eric Berger) On Monday, officials from SpaceX and NASA provid...
07:52, 07/16/2019

Elon Musk's SpaceX suffers capsule anomaly during Florida tests Elon Musk's SpaceX suffered an anomaly in one of its Crew Dragon capsules while conducting engine tests at the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida on Saturday, the company said....
14:49, 04/28/2019

Failed SpaceX Parachute Test Is Yet Another Setback for NASA’s Crew Program A recent parachute test of the SpaceX Crew Dragon capsule “was not satisfactory,” a NASA official said during a House subcommittee hearing yesterday. Few details were disclosed, but it’s now looking even less likely that NASA will have the capability...
01:13, 05/10/2019

SpaceX Dragon capsule explosion blamed on titanium valve failure SpaceX announced Monday that the explosion of its Crew Dragon space capsule during an April test in Florida was due to the failure of a titanium valve....
11:13, 07/16/2019

SpaceX Crew Dragon capsule lost after 'anomaly' during ground test The Crew Dragon capsule is intended to ferry astronauts to the International Space Station, but a possible explosion during a ground test may set launches back...
14:49, 04/28/2019

NASA delays SpaceX’s ISS resupply mission over space station glitch It’s only been a little over a week since a static test fire of SpaceX’s Crew Dragon resulted in what appeared to be the complete destruction of the vehicle. SpaceX and NASA both cited the issue as an “anomaly” and have yet to...
12:00, 05/02/2019

New York man put SpaceX rockets in jeopardy by forging inspection reports, feds say James Smalley, 41, is accused of forging signatures on inspection reports for parts used by SpaceX.        ...
05:00, 05/23/2019

NASA will help SpaceX and Blue Origin develop future mission technology NASA is helping 13 companies develop technologies that could benefit its future missions. Jim Reuter, the associate administrator of NASA's Space Technology Mission Directorate, explained that the agency has identified the key areas it needs for...
15:00, 07/31/2019

NASA's first SpaceX astronauts ready for 'messy camping trip' to space The first U.S. astronauts chosen to fly aboard a SpaceX capsule built for NASA shrugged off a spate of design and test mishaps, saying such setbacks were "part of the process" and the new technology was far more advanced than the space shuttle progra...
14:00, 06/05/2019

NASA’s first SpaceX astronauts ready for ‘messy camping trip’ to space HOUSTON – The first U.S. astronauts chosen to fly aboard a SpaceX capsule built for NASA shrugged off a spate of design and test mishaps, saying such setbacks were “part of the process” and the new technology was far more advanced than the spac...
06:52, 06/07/2019

SpaceX scores NASA contract to launch $50 million astrophysics mission SpaceX and NASA are like two peas in a pod as of late, with the space program leaning heavily on SpaceX for everything from satellite launches to the eventual launch of crewed missions using the SpaceX Crew Dragon. Now, NASA and the leading commercia...
20:00, 07/09/2019

NASA Boss Says 'No Doubt' SpaceX Explosion Delays Flight Programme The explosion that destroyed a SpaceX astronaut taxi in April "no doubt" delays NASA's drive to return Americans to the ISS from US soil later this year....
16:00, 06/18/2019

"No Doubt" SpaceX Explosion Delays Flight Programme: NASA Chief The explosion that destroyed a SpaceX astronaut taxi in April "no doubt" delays NASA's drive to return Americans to the International Space Station from U.S. soil later this year, the U.S. space......
12:39, 06/18/2019

SpaceX forced to delay NASA launch over drone ship glitch Resupply missions to the International Space Station are typically routine affairs, and SpaceX has completed well over a dozen such missions ahead of this week’s CRS-17 venture. Unfortunately for both NASA and SpaceX, their plans have been dera...
21:52, 05/03/2019

NASA boss says 'no doubt' SpaceX explosion delays flight program The explosion that destroyed a SpaceX astronaut taxi in April "no doubt" delays NASA's drive to return Americans to the International Space Station from U.S. soil later this year, the U.S. space agency's chief said on Tuesday....
12:13, 06/18/2019

SpaceX's Starhopper successfully completes its 150m hover test (updated) Just like yesterday, SpaceX is lined up to attempt its most ambitious launch yet of the water tower-like Starhopper test vehicle. This is all in preparation for its upcoming Starship, but first the Raptor engines and frame need some shorter non-orbit...
03:39, 08/28/2019

SpaceX Dragon Heads to Space Station with NASA Science, Cargo After launching at 2:48 a.m. EDT Saturday, a SpaceX Dragon cargo spacecraft is on its way to the International Space Station with approximately 5,500 pounds of NASA cargo and science investigations that include research into Earth’s carbon cycle and ...
12:52, 05/04/2019

NASA just set preliminary dates for its commercial crew launches, with SpaceX in the lead There’s a space race happening right now. It’s not between the United States and Russia, or any nations at all, for that matter, but it’s definitely happening. It’s a race between SpaceX and Boeing to be the first company to d...
00:52, 06/23/2019

How to watch SpaceX Dragon launch from Cape Canaveral and booster landing SpaceX will try a second time on Thursday to launch a Dragon spacecraft from Florida's Cape Canaveral Air Force Station despite lingering weather concerns.       ...
22:26, 07/25/2019

SpaceX shows off a highlight reel of Crew Dragon parachute tests As SpaceX continues its progress toward a Demo-2 launch of its Crew Dragon spacecraft with NASA astronauts aboard the company put together this reel of parachute tests. According to the tag, "SpaceX is returning human spaceflight capabilities to the....
05:26, 07/19/2019

SpaceX scrubs Starhopper test flight on Monday evening [Updated] Enlarge / A view of Starhopper in July. (credit: Trevor Mahlmann for Ars) 7:45pm ET Monday Update: Shortly after 7pm ET (23:00 UTC) SpaceX began counting down to the 100-meter hop test for its Starhopper vehicle. And while there were some definitel...
12:52, 08/27/2019

SpaceX Is Planning Testing in South Texas That Could Break Residents' Windows SpaceX is planning to do testing on Monday in south Texas that might damage the homes in the area. The Brownsville Herald reported on Saturday that Cameron County’s Office of Emergency Management sent a notice to Boca Chica Village residents that a p...
15:39, 08/26/2019

Coverage Set for NASA Tech Missions Launching on SpaceX Falcon Heavy NASA Television coverage is scheduled for an upcoming prelaunch activity and first nighttime launch of a SpaceX Falcon Heavy rocket, which will be carrying four agency technology missions to help improve future spacecraft design and performance....
20:39, 06/20/2019

SpaceX confirms crew capsule destroyed in April test accident Nearly two weeks after a fiery explosion during a ground test of its new crew capsule, SpaceX confirmed on Friday that the vehicle was destroyed, but neither the company nor NASA, its primary customer, have publicly acknowledged the nature of the mis...
01:52, 05/03/2019

Locals Warned That 'Malfunction' During Test at SpaceX Facility Could Shatter Windows Residents in Boca Chica Village, Texas, near a SpaceX facility in Brownsville received a warning from the Cameron County Office of Emergency Management that tests of the company’s Starhopper prototype on Aug. 26 could break windows in their homes, ac...
01:39, 08/26/2019

SpaceX finally delivered space station supplies after a week of delays Not many things went right for NASA and SpaceX last week. Their desire to send a routine resupply mission, CRS-17, to the International Space Station was squashed by multiple glitches — first with the ISS itself and then with a SpaceX drone shi...
06:00, 05/07/2019

SpaceX shipment reaches International Space Station after weekend launch CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — A SpaceX shipment arrived at the International Space Station on Monday with a “cosmic catch” by a pair of Canadians. The Dragon capsule delivered 5,500 pounds of equipment and experiments. Canadian astronaut David Saint-Jacques...
01:00, 05/07/2019

SpaceX Is Planning Testing in South Texas That Could Break Resident’s Windows SpaceX is planning to do testing on Monday in south Texas that might damage the homes in the area. The Brownsville Herald reported on Saturday that Cameron County’s Office of Emergency Management sent a notice to Boca Chica Village residents that a p...
05:13, 08/26/2019

SpaceX Dragon en Route to Space Station with NASA Science, Cargo A SpaceX Dragon cargo spacecraft is on its way to deliver the second commercial crew docking port and about 5,000 pounds of science investigations and supplies for the International Space Station after a 6:01 p.m. EDT Thursday launch from Florida....
18:39, 07/26/2019

After scrub, SpaceX targets early Saturday for NASA cargo launch Enlarge / A new Falcon 9 rocket, and a Dragon spacecraft, on the pad Thursday. (credit: SpaceX) Early on Friday morning, within minutes of the opening—and closing—of an instantaneous launch window, SpaceX scrubbed the launch of its Falcon 9 rocket ...
16:39, 05/03/2019

SpaceX successfully launches 18th cargo mission to space station A SpaceX launch attempt to the International Space Station from Florida Thursday evening is dogged by weather similar to that which delayed it on Wednesday....
04:13, 07/26/2019

TSA seizes rocket launcher in Baltimore — for second time this week Military equipment was seized at Baltimore Washington International Airport on Thursday -- the second such seizure in days -- after it was brought back on a military flight by a US Air Force sergeant who kept it as a keepsake....
11:52, 08/02/2019

Rocket Lab forced to push back launch due to weather SpaceX might be the worldwide leader in commercial spaceflight — and get a whole lot of attention because of it — but it’s not the only private company vying for a slice of the pie. Rocket Lab, which was founded back in 2006, offers...
18:52, 08/17/2019

'Rocket League' is ditching randomized loot crates Game publishers will soon have to disclose the likelihood of players claiming rare items in loot boxes in their console games, following an agreement between many of them, Sony, Microsoft and Nintendo. Psyonix had already revealed the odds of Rocket....
00:26, 08/08/2019

NASA’s about to test a safer rocket fuel for the first time ever The fuel that powers most spacecraft today is incredibly toxic to living organisms. That’s normally not a big issue when you’re sending something into space, but it can still pose some risks if a mishap results in a spacecraft crashing ba...
05:00, 06/12/2019

Second rocket launch device recovered this week at airport Authorities discovered a second military-grade launch tube this week in passenger luggage at Baltimore Washington International Airport. The inert rocket launch tube, said to be free of any explosives, was recovered from the baggage of a United State...
08:39, 08/02/2019

China launches 1st rocket from mobile platform in Yellow Sea BEIJING (AP) — China has for the first time launched a rocket from a mobile platform in the Yellow Sea, sending a five commercial satellites and two others containing experimental technology into space. The Long March 11 rocket blasted off Wednesday ...
13:52, 06/05/2019

Russian rocket crash sparks radiation fears A rocket explosion in Russia has sparked reports of a spike in radiation levels and sent residents into panic — even as the Kremlin denies anyone’s in danger. Defense officials have nonetheless shut down fishing, swimming and shipping tra...
02:00, 08/10/2019

Rocket Lab plans reusable booster for satellite launches Small-satellite launch firm Rocket Lab announced on Tuesday a plan to recover the core booster of its Electron rocket using a helicopter, a bold cost-saving concept that, if successful, would make it the second company after Elon Musk's SpaceX to reu...
07:26, 08/07/2019

Where will the world’s first autonomous rocket factory be built? Mississippi Enlarge / An artist's concept of what the interior of Relativity Space's Mississippi rocket factory may look like in a few years. (credit: Relativity Space) Relativity Space has signed an agreement with NASA to convert a large industrial building i...
18:39, 06/11/2019

North Korea confirms third rocket test in just over a week North Korea says leader Kim Jong Un supervised another test-firing of a new multiple rocket launcher system that could potentially enhance the country's ability to strike targets in South Korea and U.S. military bases there....
11:00, 08/03/2019

| Israeli jets hit Gaza after rocket fire into Israel Israeli aircraft struck Hamas bases in Gaza, the military has said, after a rocket fired by Palestinian militants hit a Jewish theological seminary in southern Israel....
09:26, 06/15/2019

China launches rocket from Yellow Sea platform for first time Blast-off makes China the third country after US and Russia to master sea launch technologyChina has launched a rocket from a mobile platform at sea for the first time, sending five commercial satellites and two others containing experimental technol...
18:13, 06/05/2019

Russians killed in rocket explosion were working on ‘new weapons’ The head of the Russian nuclear agency said Monday that the five scientists killed last week in a rocket explosion at a missile test range had been developing “new weapons,” according to a report. The accident occurred Thursday during tests on a liqu...
01:00, 08/13/2019

Benjamin Netanyahu Rally Cut Short After Rocket Alert Sirens warning of rocket fire from Gaza cut short an election rally by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in the southern city of Ashdod late Tuesday, public television reported....
07:52, 09/11/2019

Warframe wants to send a player to space (rocket not included) Digital Extremes, creators of the runaway hit third-person shooter Warframe, revealed this weekend that it’s running a contest to send one of its devoted players to space — well, sort of. What it’s really offering is a pretty sweet payday, but it’ll ...
00:52, 07/09/2019

NASA was sold faulty rocket parts for almost 20 years When the launch of NASA's Orbiting Carbon Observatory and Glory missions failed in 2009 and 2011, the agency said it was because their launch vehicle malfunctioned. The clamshell structure (called fairing) encapsulating the satellites as they tr...
14:39, 05/01/2019

Teamsters protest Rocket Mortgage Classic for better wages A union leader says seven employees at the Detroit Golf Club are willing to strike at the start of the Rocket Mortgage Classic if they don't get a new contract       ...
22:52, 06/26/2019

Cambridge offer for Romanian teen came to UK to be a rocket scientist A Romanian teenager who moved to Britain less than two years ago for a better education has been offered the chance to study at Cambridge University....
15:26, 05/01/2019

Rocket fire hits complex near U.S. Embassy in Afghanistan An explosion and thick smoke were seen early Wednesday near the U.S. Embassy in Afghanistan, on the day the United States remembered the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks 18 years ago....
21:26, 09/11/2019

Rocket Crashes Into Baghdad’s Green Zone Near U.S. Embassy (BAGHDAD) — A rocket crashed Sunday night in the Iraqi capital’s heavily fortified Green Zone, landing less than a mile from the sprawling U.S. Embassy, an Iraqi military spokesman said. The apparent attack, which Iraq’s state-run n...
22:13, 05/19/2019

Team Rocket is now prepared to fight Pokémon Go trainers We hope you're prepared for trouble, because you can now fight Team Rocket grunts in Pokémon Go. Niantic has started rolling out the update it promised a week ago, adding dark-colored PokéStops with the Team Rocket logo at various ...
19:26, 07/23/2019

Hezbollah, Israel exchange rocket fire near Lebanon Hezbollah terrorists based in Lebanon unleashed a barrage of missiles into Israel on Sunday, destroying an ambulance and prompting return fire, according to reports. The explosive exchange near the northern Israeli town of Avivim was confirmed to The...
11:26, 09/02/2019

Team Rocket Has Invaded Pokémon Go, But They Sure Are Hard To Track Down Pokémon Go players booted up the mobile game today to find the world invaded by the franchise’s original baddies, Team Rocket. In addition to taking over Pokéstops and challenging trainers to fights, the dastardly villains have also disrupted the loc...
06:26, 07/26/2019

The Morning After: Epic bought the maker of 'Rocket League' Hey, good morning! You look fabulous. Are you ready for the first 5G-connected TV? Huawei may have one on the way; however, we're probably closer to seeing all of Google's Pixel 3a and the Moto Z4. Also, NASA uncovered a fraud scheme that ...
14:00, 05/02/2019

Three long shots to play at the Rocket Mortgage Classic The Detroit Golf Club hosts this weekend’s inaugural Rocket Mortgage Classic, the first PGA tournament ever to be played in the Motor City. The field is lacking in star power, but there are two spots up for grabs to get into the Open Championship. He...
22:13, 06/26/2019

Chandrayaan-2 May Launch Next Week, Rocket Glitch Rectified Indian space agency has rectified the fault in its Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle-Mark III (GSLV-Mk III) whose Monday flight with Chandrayaan-2 spacecraft was called off one hour before its......
19:39, 07/17/2019

Japanese space startup wants to compete with US rocket rivals TOKYO — A Japanese startup that launched a rocket into space earlier this month plans to provide low-cost rocket services and compete with American rivals such as SpaceX, its founder said Wednesday. Interstellar Technology Inc. founder Takafumi Horie...
22:39, 05/15/2019

Spaghetti with rocket, anchovies and ricotta | A Kitchen in Rome A 14-minute meal of olives and rocket hiding in a tangle of spaghetti, and doused in anchovy oil and lemon-scented ricottaOne of the nine books that never leaves the overflowing shelf of my desk is Gillian Riley’s translation of a book by Giacomo Cas...
14:52, 05/01/2019

McDaniel Gets Sponsor’s Exemption into the Rocket Mortgage Classic Chip McDaniel finishes a drive – Photo by UK Athletics Former UK Golfer, Chip McDaniel, is getting another shot on the PGA Tour. More field ▲s → @RocketClassic OUTAbraham AncerHudson Swafford (also WD early last week due to an injured foot) IN...
08:00, 06/25/2019

India to buy Russian rocket engines for its space program: RIA India plans to buy rocket engines from Russia for its national space program, RIA news agency cited Russian Deputy Prime Minister Yury Borisov as saying during a visit to New Delhi on Monday....
18:39, 07/22/2019

Indians Are Disappointed but Still Hopeful After Rocket Launch Is Postponed The country had been watching, eager for India to seize its place in space with a lunar landing. Scientists say the mission is still on — they just don’t know when....
12:26, 07/15/2019