SpaceX Falcon 9 StreamFebruary 12, 2017 – 07:32 pm

SpaceX Falcon 9 Stream

SpaceX had to pull plans to launch a rocket that it would then try to land on a barge last night, after high winds made the attempt too dangerous. Elon Musk’s private space agency called off the launch with 12 minutes left in the countdown last night. Up to 115 mph winds were detected several miles above the Earth, which could have damaged the rocket on its flight. SpaceX launch is at 11.05pm Tuesday February 10 2015. If the company can land its rocket…

SpaceX Crash JuneFebruary 9, 2017 – 07:13 pm

SpaceX Crash June

Photographer: Ben Cooper On April 14, 2015, SpaceX launched a Falcon 9 rocket with supplies for the astronauts on the International Space Station (this was before the more recent loss of the Russian Progress capsule). After its primary job of lofting the upper stage and Dragon capsule high above the Atlantic was done, SpaceX attempted to land the first stage booster on a floating barge. Like the first attempt in January, this one didn’t go so well;…

Who is SpaceX Competing with?February 4, 2017 – 06:52 pm

Who is SpaceX Competing with?

Weeks after its dramatic coup in landing a probe on a speeding comet, Europe is hoping a last-minute deal to provide funding for the workhorse Ariane rocket will prevent its space ambitions falling back to earth this week. Anxious to preserve its own access to space, the 20-nation European Space Agency will seek to put aside differences over how to respond to U.S. low-cost rival SpaceX and safeguard thousands of high-tech jobs at ministerial talks…

SpaceX - crs-7 Launch explosionFebruary 3, 2017 – 06:50 pm

SpaceX - crs-7 Launch explosion

SpaceX s latest resupply mission to the International Space Station ended in failure today, as the CRS-7 mission rocket exploded shortly after take-off. An investigation is underway, with SpaceX founder Elon Musk suggesting that an issue in the upper stage liquid oxygen tank led to over-pressure. Two minutes and thirty-nine seconds after the Falcon rocket and its Dragon capsule blasted off from Space Launch Complex 40 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station…

SpaceX Falcon 9 Launch Live VideoJanuary 21, 2017 – 05:44 pm

SpaceX Falcon 9 Launch Live Video

Photo credit: Falcon 9 / SpaceX SpaceX is set to launch a Falcon 9 rocket carrying a cargo craft called Dragon to the International Space Station (ISS) on Monday, April 13. The spacecraft is slated to liftoff at 4:33 p.m. ET (20:33 UTC) today from the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida. To watch the launch live, check out the SpaceX livestream, NASA’s ustream, or NASA TV. SpaceX is the space exploration company founded by Elon Musk. The Dragon…