SpaceX Targets Wednesday for Record-Setting Starlink Launch

@SpaceX is targeting NET Wednesday for its first 8x-flown #Falcon9, shortest launch-to-launch turnaround of any orbital-class booster & 1,000th Starlink. […]

CRS-21 Dragon Packed With Science, Ahead of Monday Return to Earth

@SpaceX #Dragon will return over 5,200 pounds (2,350 kg) of science results (and a many-times-used space suit) back home on Monday and into scientists’ hands in record-setting time. […]

SpaceX Launches Powerful Turkish Communications Satellite to Start Off 2021

4x-flown #Falcon9 has delivered @Turksat communications satellite into orbit on 1st @SpaceX mission of 2021. […]

SpaceX Receives $150 Million Contract for SDA Tranche Zero Constellation

@SpaceX wins $150million contract for Space Development Agency to launch Tranche Zero constellation of smallsats in 2022-2023. […]

The Year Ahead: 2021 Poses Risks, Challenges, Rewards (Part 1)

2021 is shaping up to be an exceptionally busy 12 months for launches, as outlined in Part 1 of AmericaSpace’s look at the year ahead. […]

Year in Review 2020: Success and Failure (Part 1)

After a tragic year for us all, 2020’s rocket-launch cadence has achieved both success & failure, as outlined in Part 1 of @AmericaSpace Year in Review article. […]

SpaceX Closes Record Year with Classified NROL-108 Mission, Lands Rocket for 70th Time

@SpaceX has successfully launched #NROL108 for @NatReconOfc, its first national security launch on a previously-flown #Falcon9. […]

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. […]

SpaceX Launches 100th Successful Falcon 9 with CRS-21, ISS Docking Expected Monday

SpaceX CRS-21 heads to orbit atop Falcon 9 from Kennedy Space Center on Dec 6, 2020. Photo: Mike Killian / AmericaSpace.com

SpaceX has completed its 100th fully successful Falcon 9 launch, having triumphantly boosted the CRS-21 Dragon cargo ship on the first leg of its day-long journey to the International Space Station (ISS). The […]