Next SpaceX Commercial Resupply Flight Delayed

The next launch of one of SpaceX’s Dragon spacecraft atop one of the company’s Falcon 9 rockets is now slated to occur no earlier than March of next year. Photo Credit: Jeff Seibert / Wired4Space

The second commercial flight of Space Exploration Technologies’ (SpaceX) Dragon cargo vessel to the International Space Station (ISS) […]

SpaceX's Launch Anomaly Wasn't Only Flaw on CRS-1

SpaceX’s Dragon capsule splashed down on October 28 after a partially successful cargo resupply mission to the International Space Station. Photo Credit: SpaceX

It’s been 18 days since SpaceX’s Dragon capsules splashed from its latest mission to the International Space Station. The mission, the first in the commercial resupply contract the company holds […]

SpaceX's Florida Director of Mission Assurance Leaves Company

Scott Henderson (right) during one of the many tours he assisted AmericaSpace in conducting. Henderson has left SpaceX for a position with Raytheon. Photo Credit: Alan Walters / awaltersphoto.com

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla – Space Exploration Technologies’ (SpaceX) Scott Henderson, who joined the NewSpace firm in 2009 and served as the company’s director of […]

SpaceX's CRS-1 Mission Concludes With Splashdown!

Photo Credit: SpaceX

Space Exploration Technologies’ (SpaceX) Dragon spacecraft has returned home. At 3:22 p.m. the capsule splashed down a few hundred miles west of Baja California, Mexico. With the safe return of the Dragon, the first private cargo delivery flight to be launched from the United States has reached a successful conclusion.

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Expedition 33's Crew Tames the Dragon

SpaceX’s Dragon capsule, currently berthed to the International Space Station. Photo Credit: SpaceX

Yesterday was another big day for SpaceX. For the second time in five months, one of the company’s Dragon capsules has rendezvoused and docked with the International Space Station. The crew has even opened the capsule ahead of schedule. Completing […]

Falcon 9 Flies as SpaceX Hits the Spot...Again

Despite a failure in one of the Falcon 9’s Merlin engines, the launch vehicle still managed to deliver its Dragon spacecraft payload to orbit after launching from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station’s Space Launch Complex 40 in Florida at 8:35 p.m. EDT. Photo Credit: Alan Walters / awaltersphoto.com

SpaceX’s Falcon 9 successfully roared […]

Launch Viewing Guide: SpaceX Falcon-9 Rocket GO For Launch Sunday Evening

The SpaceX Falcon-9 rocket with its Dragon spacecraft about 2 hours before launch, as seen from a 920th Rescue Wing Pave Hawk helicopter. Photo Credit: Mike Killian / Zero-G News

The SpaceX Falcon-9 rocket with its Dragon spacecraft about 2 hours before launch, as seen from a 920th Rescue Wing Pave Hawk helicopter. Photo Credit: Mike Killian / Zero-G News

Space Exploration Technologies, better known as SpaceX, is scheduled to launch their Dragon spacecraft atop a Falcon 9 rocket this Sunday at 8:35 […]

ULA and SpaceX Rocket Engines to Rattle the Cape This Week

United Launch Alliance’s venerable Delta IV Medium booster – equipped with twin Solid Rocket Motors (SRMs) – belches smoke and flame as it carries the first GPS IIF satellite into orbit in May 2010. Thursday’s launch will deliver the third in the IIF series into orbit. Photo Credit: Pat Corkery/United Launch Alliance

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