How did SpaceX StartMay 13, 2016 – 10:06 am

How did SpaceX Start

Elon Musk’s Space X Corp. is one step closer to its ambition of delivering internet access from space with the company applying for Federal Government approval to start testing on the project. According to The Washington Post the filing was made with the Federal Communications Commission late last month and proposes tests starting next year. The proposal, first floated in major detail in January and described as “hugely ambitious, ” would see 4…

SpaceX Launch Today VideoMay 5, 2016 – 09:08 am

SpaceX Launch Today Video

View of Falcon 9 first stage landing burn and touchdown on ‘Just Read the Instructions’ landing barge. Credit SpaceX A new high resolution video from SpaceX shows just how close the landing attempt of their Falcon 9 first stage on an ocean floating barge came to succeeding following the rockets launch on Tuesday afternoon, April 14, from Cape Canaveral, Florida, on a resupply run for NASA to the International Space Station (ISS). The SpaceX Falcon…

SpaceX LandingApril 26, 2016 – 08:30 am

SpaceX Landing

Keeping with its mantra of fly, fix and fly again, SpaceX says its engineers have resolved an engine valve problem that kept one of its Falcon 9 boosters from successfully touching down on a barge in the Atlantic Ocean in April, ahead of another landing attempt planned after a launch from Cape Canaveral scheduled for Sunday. The landing tests are classified by SpaceX as purely experimental maneuvers, but they have garnered wide attention from launch…

When will SpaceX Go to MarsApril 19, 2016 – 08:02 am

When will SpaceX Go to Mars

Serial entrepreneur Elon Musk says SpaceX is developing a plan for trips to Mars that will eventually cost just $500, per seat. Musk founded SpaceX 10 years ago and interplanetary travel has always been one of his goals for the company. Few details were provided about the Martian voyage, but Musk did say we can expect to hear more about the plan in less than a year. The bargain basement price for a trip to Mars also highlights Musk’s main effort…

SpaceX September 5March 29, 2016 – 06:38 am

SpaceX September 5

SpaceX technicians work on the Dragon vehicle that will undergo a key “pad abort test” that’s scheduled for May 5, 2015. Credit: SpaceX SpaceX plans to conduct a crucial safety test of its crew-carrying Dragon spacecraft two weeks from now. The private spaceflight company aims to subject a Dragon test vehicle to a pad abort trial at Florida s Cape Canaveral Air Force Station as early as May 5, NASA officials announced this week. The unmanned test…