NASA certifies SpaceX to launch big-ticket science probes

NASA has formally certified US-based Space Exploration Technologies Corporation's (SpaceX) Falcon 9 rocket to launch the most ambitious science missions.

SpaceX successfully launches Turkmenistan's first communications satellite
SpaceX successfully launches Turkmenistan's first communications satellite

SpaceX on Monday successfully launched a communications satellite for Turkmenistan from Cape Canaveral in Florida.

ISS to get first coffee machine with SpaceX cargo

 From "ISSpresso" coffee machine to improving LCD screens, a variety of research is headed to the International Space Station (ISS) aboard the sixth SpaceX contracted resupply mission.

SpaceX says boosting output, on track for 13 rocket launches this year
SpaceX says boosting output, on track for 13 rocket launches this year

Space Exploration Technologies, or SpaceX, is rapidly increasing production of the engines that power its Falcon 9 rocket and expects to meet its target of 13 launches and two test flights this year, President Gwynne Shotwell told Reuters.

SpaceX launches deep space weather satellite DSCOVR in its third attempt
SpaceX launches deep space weather satellite DSCOVR in its third attempt

In its third attempt, Deep Space Climate Observatory was finally blasted off on Thursday atop a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket.

SpaceX's Dragon capsule set to return to Earth
SpaceX's Dragon capsule set to return to Earth

It's ultimately a busy Tuesday for SpaceX as the company gets ready for for the launch as well as landing of its spacecraft at the same time.

SpaceX releases video of rocket explosion at landing attempt
SpaceX releases video of rocket explosion at landing attempt

SpaceX has released a dramatic footage of its booster rocket that ended up in an explosion while trying to land on a floating ocean barge after launch.

SpaceX rocket crashes after successful cargo ship launch
SpaceX rocket crashes after successful cargo ship launch

SpaceX successfully launched a rocket, Falcon 9, on Saturday morning to deliver a Dragon cargo ship loaded with supplies to the International Space Station (ISS). 

SpaceX attempt at historic landing delayed
SpaceX attempt at historic landing delayed

SpaceX has aborted the first orbital launch of Tuesday to re-supply cargo to the International Space Station from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida.

SpaceX postpones Falcon 9 rocket launch to Wednesday

Space Exploration Technologies (SpaceX) said it will launch the AsiaSat 6 commercial communications satellite on Wednesday, August 27, a day later than previously planned.

SpaceX delays cargo mission to ISS due to helium leak

The US company SpaceX was forced on Monday to call off its latest supply mission to the International Space Station because of a helium leak on its Dragon cargo capsule.

SpaceX rocket lifts off on first commercial satellite launch

An unmanned Falcon 9 rocket developed by Space Exploration Technologies, or SpaceX, blasted off on Tuesday to put its first commercial satellite into orbit.

SpaceX postpones first satellite launch

Private US company SpaceX postponed the launch of a rocket carrying its first telecommunications satellite on Thursday after two unsuccessful attempts at take-off.

SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket blasts off from California

An unmanned Falcon 9 rocket blasted off from California on Sunday to test upgrades before commercial satellite launch services begin later this year.

PayPal co-founder announces `futuristic` Mars city

PayPal co-founder Elon Musk is planning to construct a small city on Mars for 80,000 space explorers.

NASA hails new era in space

NASA head Charles Bolden has hailed a "new era" in exploration after the launch of the first cargo delivery to the space station Tuesday by a private company.