SpaceX Public TourSeptember 4, 2017 – 10:53 am

SpaceX Public Tour

Hot off the excitement of showing off the inside of its manned Dragon spacecraft, SpaceX is prepared to offer a few members of the public a rare chance for a tour of its facilities. There’s a lot on the agenda, including seeing an uncrewed Dragon that has actually returned from space. “At SpaceX your party will tour the world’s largest facility developing the complete design, fabrication and assembly of rockets, engines and spacecraft, ” SpaceX stated… cape coral microblading

SpaceX Vandenberg NewsAugust 30, 2017 – 10:40 am

SpaceX Vandenberg News

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Air Force is leasing a second launch pad at Vandenberg Air Force Base in California to SpaceX, giving the company neighboring launch sites on the service’s western range. Robin Jackson, chief of public affairs at Vandenberg, confirmed the lease of the Space Launch Complex-4 West (SLC-4W) site to SpaceNews in a Jan. 26 response to questions. Further details, including the date and duration of the lease, were not provided. Jackson…

SpaceX Launch April 30August 28, 2017 – 10:35 am

SpaceX Launch April 30

SpaceX s Falcon 9 rocket lifts off on Dec. 8, 2010, with the company s first Dragon spacecraft. Three hours and 20 minutes later, the capsule splashed down in the Pacific Ocean, marking a first for a non-governmental entity. NASA s private spaceship needs NASA grounded its space shuttle fleet in July 2011 after 30 years of service. Since then, the U.S. space agency has relied on international partners like Russia, Japan and the European Space Agency…

SpaceX Falcon 9 version 1.1August 26, 2017 – 10:31 am

SpaceX Falcon 9 version 1.1

The U.S. Air Force and launch Startup (SpaceX) have finally hammered out a road map to certification of the untested Falcon 9 Version 1.1 launch vehicle that is expected to compete to put sensitive Pentagon payloads into orbit. This is the latest step by the Air Force to end the United Launch Alliance (ULA) monopoly on lofting such payloads. Crafted in 2006 from the competing launch businesses of and, ULA manages and operates the Atlas V and Delta…

YouTube SpaceX Launch you UpAugust 20, 2017 – 10:20 am

YouTube SpaceX Launch you Up

Scott Sutherland Meteorologist/Science Writer Uh oh is the last thing you d want to hear in your headset at T minus 0 of a rocket launch, but here s a look at what SpaceX astronauts will see after that interjection. Imagine this scenario: You and your astronaut colleagues are strapped into the seats of SpaceX s new Crew Dragon, and its only moments before liftoff. You ve psyched yourself up and you re ready. The countdown reaches zero, the engines…

SpaceX Falcon 9 crs-6 Mission to the ISSAugust 17, 2017 – 10:16 am

SpaceX Falcon 9 crs-6 Mission to the ISS

By Ken Kremer KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FL – The skies are clear at the moment for today’s, April 14, second attempt to launch the SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket and Dragon resupply capsule on a critical mission for science bound for the International Space Station (ISS) and a bold effort to land the boosters first stage on a tiny barge in the vast expanse of the Atlantic Ocean. The first attempt to launch the rocket and CRS-6 Dragon cargo capsule on Monday…

SpaceX Falcon 9 v1.1 Press Conference TodayAugust 10, 2017 – 10:06 am

SpaceX Falcon 9 v1.1 Press Conference Today

WASHINGTON — Space Exploration Technologies Corp. (SpaceX) of Hawthorne, Calif., has signed a data sharing agreement with the U.S. Air Force as part of a process intended to certify the company’s Falcon 9 v1.1 rocket to launch national security satellites. The Cooperative Research and Development Agreement (CRADA) allows SpaceX and the Air Force to share data about the rocket while protecting the company’s proprietary information. As part of the agreement…

SpaceX Falcon 9 explosion ReasonAugust 8, 2017 – 10:02 am

SpaceX Falcon 9 explosion Reason

SpaceX is still investigating the reasons behind the explosion of a Falcon 9 rocket on liftoff on June 28. The space development company was attampting to ferry nearly 2 tons of supplies and equipment to the International Space Station when the mishap occurred, destroying the vehicle and its payload. The destruction of the SpaceX vehicle at the end of June marked the third time since October that a spacecraft was unable to deliver its payload to the…

Is SpaceX a Good Place to WorkAugust 7, 2017 – 09:55 am

Is SpaceX a Good Place to Work

SpaceX CEO Elon Musk unveils the Falcon Heavy rocket at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C., on April 5, 2011. Photo by Nicholas Kamm/AFP/Getty Images This question originally appeared on Quora. After working for Elon for more than five years at SpaceX as the head of talent acquisition, there are many potential answers to this question. Any answer I might give will be completely colored by my own experiences, so full disclaimer: This is not…

SpaceX Falcon 9 SES 8 LaunchAugust 5, 2017 – 09:49 am

SpaceX Falcon 9 SES 8 Launch

PARIS — Satellite fleet operator SES said it is likely to trade its midyear launch aboard a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket for a slot later in the year rather than be the first to fly a Falcon 9 with Merlin 1D engines adjusted for improved thrust. The company’s decision is unrelated to Hawthorne, California-based SpaceX’s ongoing effort to win U.S. Air Force certification to bid against United Launch Alliance of Denver on military launches. But SES’s internal…