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 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…