SpaceX I Still Love youSeptember 15, 2016 – 09:27 pm

SpaceX I Still Love you

Join our eNewsletter for updates & action alerts Blogs SpaceX is gearing up for its seventh paid cargo run to the International Space Station, and the third attempt to catch the spent first stage of a Falcon 9 rocket on a drone ship in the Atlantic Ocean. The company is scheduled to launch a Dragon spacecraft from Cape Canaveral this Sunday, June 28 at 10:21 a.m. EDT (14:21 UTC). Dragon is carrying about 1.8 metric tons of cargo and supplies…

SpaceX Mars TimelineSeptember 13, 2016 – 09:03 pm

SpaceX Mars Timeline

If Seattle needs inspiration to think big, it has arrived in the form of Elon Musk. The SpaceX founder and Tesla CEO took the stage at Seattle Center on Friday and delivered his vision for creating an entirely new satellite Internet network that he believes could ultimately lead to the establishment of a city on Mars. It was a private event, and no media were allowed, but nothing is truly private these days, especially when there’s 400 tech-savvy…

Address for SpaceXSeptember 11, 2016 – 09:01 pm

Address for SpaceX

SEATTLE — The creator of SpaceX says his ultimate goal is to establish a human settlement on Mars. And he plans on using Seattle as an engineering hub to get there. The first commercial rocket maker is planning to build a commercial satellite business. According to Bloomberg, this will give CEO Elon Musk revenue to work with and communication experience. Musk said the company’s Seattle engineering office will ultimately employ “several hundred people…

SpaceX Launch NewsSeptember 9, 2016 – 08:56 pm

SpaceX Launch News

Updated at 9:22 a.m EDT PARIS — Satellite fleet operator Intelsat asked U.S. regulators to block a SpaceX launch of two small satellites to test technologies for a future low-orbiting Internet-delivery constellation, claiming SpaceX has refused to disclose sufficient information relating to potential frequency interference and collision risk. SpaceX has apparently accepted at least part of Intelsat’s argument and has disclosed specific data on how…

SpaceX Stock IDSeptember 8, 2016 – 08:55 pm

SpaceX Stock ID

Fidelity has disclosed which of its mutual funds hold stakes in SpaceX. In late January, Fidelity and Google announced they had invested a total of $1 billion to acquire almost 10 percent of Elon Musk’s privately held reusable-rocket company. Google later disclosed its share was $900 million, leaving Fidelity with $100 million. In their monthly portfolio updates, five Fidelity funds showed SpaceX holdings. All are growth-oriented funds and each invested…

SpaceX Rocket explosion 2015September 7, 2016 – 08:51 pm

SpaceX Rocket explosion 2015

An unmanned SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket, carrying a Dragon spacecraft loaded with supplies for the International Space Station (ISS), exploded Sunday (June 28, 2015) shortly after liftoff from Cape Canaveral in Florida. The astronauts aboard ISS have about four months of supplies left, but the failure has dealt a blow to NASA, which has had three failed shipments of cargo to ISS in the past eight months. The liftoff appeared normal until the rocket went…

Future of SpaceXSeptember 5, 2016 – 08:45 pm

Future of SpaceX

With a fresh round of funding from Google to the tune of $1 billion, Elon Musk s SpaceX is firmly in the lead position of the commercial space race. But the company is still working to convince any doubters out there that what it s doing with reusable rockets is truly revolutionary, and now a new concept video offers a better look at the company s vision for more sustainable space travel. Set to a track that sounds suspiciously like Iron Man (Musk…

Yahoo SpaceX NewsSeptember 4, 2016 – 08:42 pm

Yahoo SpaceX News

SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket explodes just after launch Sunday. NASA An unmanned SpaceX rocket exploded minutes after launch Sunday morning, destroying cargo meant to resupply astronauts on the International Space Station. The Falcon 9 rocket exploded about 2 minutes 19 seconds after liftoff from the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida, NASA confirmed Sunday. The explosion occurred during the seventh mission of a $1.6 billion contract SpaceX has…

SpaceX Grasshopper Launch filmed from HexacopterSeptember 3, 2016 – 08:28 pm

SpaceX Grasshopper Launch filmed from Hexacopter

Instantly in at number one as my favourite drone footage, this filming does not show bits of leg or propeller is not GoPro bent out of shape and pans up beautifully and holds the desired shot. For once I am glad they left the sound recording running to catch the noise of the blast off. Top banana. Make sure you watch it in hi res. SpaceX’s Grasshopper flew 325 m (1066 feet)–higher than Manhattan’s Chrysler Building–before smoothly landing back on…

SpaceX Mars tourism PostersAugust 30, 2016 – 08:24 pm

SpaceX Mars tourism Posters

Image via SpaceX SpaceX has produced some travel posters highlighting the best destination spots on Mars. The red planet tourism posters are a beautiful retro design, similar to old-fashioned Pan-Am travel posters for Hawaii and other exotic destinations. They also look a lot like NASA s Exoplanet Travel Bureau posters for planets much farther away than Mars. If SpaceX and its CEO Elon Musk want to entice people to travel to Mars and set up a city…