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Wednesday, May 18, 2022



Elon Musk's SpaceX is poised to become the most valuable U.S. startup

May 18, 2022 9:50 am

SpaceX's shares, which are marketed at about $72, jumped in valuation from last October when shares were sold at $56 apiece.

SpaceX Crew-4 mission launches successfully; astronauts settle in for ride to ISS

April 27, 2022 3:20 pm

The Crew Dragon spacecraft, named Freedom, successfully separated from the second stage of the Falcon 9 rocket and is now flying on its own.

SpaceX set to launch space station's next astronaut crew for NASA

April 27, 2022 9:27 am

If all goes according to plan, the three U.S. astronauts and their European Space Agency (ESA) crewmate from Italy will reach the space station about 17 hours later.

First all-private astronaut team aboard space station heads for splashdown

April 25, 2022 5:25 pm

A SpaceX Crew Dragon capsule carrying the four-man team of Houston-based startup Axiom Space Inc began its return flight about 9 p.m. EDT Sunday (0100 Monday GMT) as it undocked from the space station orbiting about 250 miles (420 km) above Earth.

Why we should care about Elon Musk’s Twitter takeover bid

April 22, 2022 10:53 pm

Bhaskar Chakravorti writes: Taking Twitter off the public equity markets, as he wants to, would give him license to do as he pleases with the platform

Amazon, SpaceX snag NASA space communications contracts

April 21, 2022 10:28 am

NASA is increasingly looking to rely on private space companies for its operations.

All-private astronaut team lifts off on landmark launch to space station

April 09, 2022 9:26 am

SpaceX, the rocket company founded in 2002 by billionaire Elon Musk, was directing mission control for the flight from its headquarters near Los Angeles.

Elon Musk's purchase of Twitter stock, Board seat, appear to be a way for him to say, and do, what he wants

April 07, 2022 9:18 am

Till recently, Musk was threatening to start his own social media platform — a la Trump — perhaps as a way to escape the criticism he has been facing.

Elon Musk's SpaceX completes 20 years: A look at its important milestones

March 15, 2022 8:04 pm

Read more to find out how SpaceX grew from a propulsion engineer's hobby to an industry giant that rivals national space agencies.

Space junk on 5,800-mph collision course with moon

March 03, 2022 9:03 am

SpaceX originally took the rap for the upcoming lunar litter after asteroid tracker Bill Gray identified the collision course in January.


Meet the two NASA astronauts from SpaceX Demo-2 mission

May 31, 2020 8:28 am

NASA and SpaceX have rescheduled Demo-2 mission to International Space Station with NASA astronauts Robert Behnken and Douglas Hurley.

In Pics: SpaceX-NASA next launch on May 30; photos of the delayed launch

May 28, 2020 6:38 pm

SpaceX NASA Demo-2 test flight launch delayed to March 31. Here are some images from before the delay was announced.

SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket landing: Here's everything you need to know

May 28, 2016 11:39 am

SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket successfully landed for the third time on a droneship in the Atlantic ocean. Here's all you need to know.

SpaceX's Falcon 9 launches into space, and lands back safely: Here are all the pics

December 22, 2015 3:13 pm

A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket blasted off from Florida on Monday, soared back to Cape Canaveral and landed safely near its launch pad. Here's a quick look at the pictures.