SpaceX Falcon 9 AnimationNovember 11, 2016 – 12:43 pm

SpaceX Falcon 9 Animation

An amazing new video from SpaceX shows the spaceflight company s incredible plans for a reusable mega-rocket. The 2.5-minute Falcon Heavy rocket animation shows the spaceflight firm s plans to land the three boosters of its giant rocket back on Earth after launching missions to orbit. The three nine-engine boosters are equivalent to the booster used is used to power the core stage of the Falcon 9 rocket used to launch payloads to space currently…

MR Musk SpaceXNovember 6, 2016 – 12:13 pm

MR Musk SpaceX

This season of The Simpsons has been particularly spacey. In Sunday s (Jan. 25) episode of the long-running Fox cartoon TV show, SpaceX founder Elon Musk is quietly traveling the United States in his crewed Dragon spacecraft searching for something to inspire him. The billionaire inventor even shows off his Springfield Hyperloop featuring a small mouse that throws up after a ride on the machine designed to get people from point A to point B…

SpaceX Falcon 9 explosion June 2015November 5, 2016 – 02:36 am

SpaceX Falcon 9 explosion June 2015

SpaceX s Falcon 9 rocket streaking through the sky with the company s Dragon cargo capsule on June 28, 2015. The rocket broke apart less than 3 minutes into the flight. Credit: NASA TV The failure of SpaceX s Falcon 9 rocket during an unmanned cargo launch toward the International Space Station late last month is a big setback for the company, founder and CEO Elon Musk said. The Falcon 9 exploded less than 3 minutes after blasting off from Florida…

SpaceX Stock Price TodayOctober 30, 2016 – 01:58 am

SpaceX Stock Price Today

Elon Musk s mouth has cost him a pretty penny after he told the press that he thinks his electric car company is a tad overvalued at the moment. Stock markets being what they are people took note and promptly started selling, dropping the share price nearly five per cent – which will have cost Musk millions of dollars considering the size of his stake in the firm. Then again, the SpaceX biz baron is worth a few billion so he isn t about to start coupon…

SpaceX Falcon 9 Failure AnalysisOctober 29, 2016 – 01:57 am

SpaceX Falcon 9 Failure Analysis

Although recovery teams in the Atlantic Ocean have retrieved wreckage from Sunday’s Falcon 9 launch failure, the best clues to the cause of the crash lie in raw data transmitted from the rocket as it disintegrated, SpaceX officials said Wednesday. Officials with the California-based rocket company said there is no breakthrough in the investigation into the failure, the first mishap in 19 launches by SpaceX’s Falcon 9 rocket. “The process for determining…

SpaceX Launch YouTube 2012October 28, 2016 – 01:53 am

SpaceX Launch YouTube 2012

SpaceX and Elon Musk will not be held from the history books. Last night the company announced that engineers were currently replacing a faulty valve on engine #5, and if successful pending a data review today, the company would attempt a second launch on Tuesday, May 22nd. This comes as SpaceX’s maiden voyage to the International Space Station was cut a half second short by an automated safety function built into the rocket. SpaceX is attempting…

SpaceX Falcon 9 ModelOctober 26, 2016 – 01:53 am

SpaceX Falcon 9 Model

Topics: Private spaceflight, future technology, rockets Last Saturday, SpaceX made an ambitious attempt to land the spent core stage of its Falcon 9 rocket on an autonomous drone ship landing pad in the Atlantic Ocean. CEO Elon Musk placed the odds of success at just 50 percent, later clarifying that the 50-50 estimate was just a guess. The experimental landing effort occurred during the company s fifth paid Dragon spacecraft cargo run to the International…

SpaceX Falcon Rocket blasts offOctober 18, 2016 – 01:32 am

SpaceX Falcon Rocket blasts off

208-foot tall booster was built and launched privately by Space Exploration Technologies The spaceship is loaded with more than 5, pounds of equipment, supplies and science experiments, including 20 live mice for medical experiments, a prototype 3-D printer and an instrument to monitor ocean wind speeds Sunday s launch was the second in two weeks for California-based SpaceX, the fastest turnaround between missions since Falcon 9 rockets began flying…

Will SpaceX IPOOctober 16, 2016 – 01:02 am

Will SpaceX IPO

The universe is a massive place. We live on planet earth in a galaxy where there are between 200-400 billion stars and at least 100 billion planets. This one galaxy we live in, we call the Milky Way. So how many galaxies are there just like ours? According to the space telescope Hubble, there are an estimated 100 billion galaxies in the universe. This is a massive expanse for mankind to explore. NASA has done a great job of taking a look at what’s…

SpaceX v Boeing v Sierra NevadaOctober 10, 2016 – 12:30 am

SpaceX v Boeing v Sierra Nevada

NASA cited the complexity of Sierra Nevada’s Dream Chaser space plane and an uncertainty of when the proposed crew transport craft would be ready to fly astronauts to the International Space Station as the primary reasons the agency picked Boeing and SpaceX for lucrative contracts to develop commercial space taxis. Sierra Nevada’s Dream Chaser spacecraft, which would take off on top of a United Launch Alliance Atlas 5 rocket and land on a runway like…