SpaceX Launches 25th Mission of the Year with Sirius XM-7, Using Only 11 Rockets

@SpaceX has successfully flown a #Falcon9 a record-breaking 5th time in a single calendat year, lifting @SiriusXM #SXM7 comsat to orbit. […]

SpaceX Prepares Record-Breaking Falcon 9 for 25th Launch of 2020

@SpaceX is ready for its 25th #Falcon9 mission of 2020 on Saturday, as it lifts @SIRIUSXM #SXM7 to orbit. […]

Stop the Clock: Remembering STS-51A, OTD in 1984

OTD in 1984, STS-51A launched on a dramatic satellite rescue mission. And for CDR Rick Hauck, their success was nothing short of an (ahem) “miracle”. […]

SpaceX Flies 90th Falcon 9, Resumes Starlink Launch Cadence

After 3 fruitless attempts, @SpaceX resumed #Starlink launches early Friday. Also deployed were a pair of rideshare payloads on behalf of @SpaceflightInc & @BlackSky_Inc […]

SpaceX Launches ANASIS-II for South Korea atop Record-Breaking Falcon 9

An @SpaceX #Falcon9 scored a new launch-to-launch record today, as @AstroBehnken & @Astro_Doug’s old booster rose from Earth a second time. […]

SpaceX Aims for Monday Launch With ANASIS-II Satellite for South Korea

For 35yrs, shuttle Atlantis held the record for the shortest launch-to-launch record of a reusable, orbital-class launch vehicle. That’s set to change Monday with @SpaceX launch to deliver #ANASIS-II to orbit. […]

SpaceX Readies First Batch of Starlink Satellites for Wednesday Night Launch

On its sixth launch of 2019, Wednesday’s planned night launch of the first members of Starlink will also be SpaceX’s fourth flight of the year executed in the hours of darkness. Photo Credit: John Studwell / AmericaSpace

If you believe Elon Musk, the first baby-steps on the journey to Mars begin late Wednesday evening […]

Falcon Heavy Goes Operational; Delivers Arabsat 6A, Successfully Lands All Three Boosters

Liftoff of the SpaceX Falcon Heavy on its first commercial mission to deliver Arabsat-6A to orbit on April 11, 2019. Photo: Mike Killian /AmericaSpace.com

Just an hour before Florida sunset, SpaceX’s gigantic Falcon Heavy—lauded by the Hawthorne, Calif.-headquartered launch services provider as the world’s most powerful active rocket, by a factor of two—successfully roared […]

Good Test Fire Clears Next Falcon Heavy for April 9 Launch with Arabsat 6A

SpaceX’s second Falcon Heavy rocket forays to life with a static test fire on Kennedy Space Center pad 39A April 5, 2019 at noon. Following test fire, SpaceX scheduled launch for April 9, 2019. Photo Credit: Mike Killian / AmericaSpace.com

Fourteen months since its triumphant maiden voyage, the 27 engines of SpaceX’s mighty Falcon […]

SpaceX Successfully Launches Powerful SES-12 Communications Satellite to Geostationary Orbit

Boasting an flight-proven Block 4 first stage and a new Block 5 second stage, SpaceX’s Upgraded Falcon 9 roars into the night at 12:45 a.m. EDT Monday, 4 June. Photo Credit: John Studwell/AmericaSpace

After several days of weather-related delay, SpaceX’s long-running partnership with Luxembourg-based satellite operator SES bore fruit in the small hours […]