Falcon 9 rocket

NASA's positive on next planet-hunting mission launch

NASA's positive on next planet-hunting mission launch

Meteorologists with the US Air Force 45th Space Wing have predicted an 80 percent chance of favourable weather for SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket's launch with NASA's Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite aimed at detecting planets outside our solar system.

Apr 16, 2018, 10:49 AM IST
SpaceX successfully launches Falcon 9 rocket in resupply mission to space station

SpaceX successfully launches Falcon 9 rocket in resupply mission to space station

SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket has successfully launched its Dragon spacecraft- the private spaceflight company's 14th commercial resupply services mission to the International Space Station (ISS) - on Monday, April 2.

Apr 03, 2018, 10:13 AM IST
SpaceX to launch its 14th resupply mission to space station on Monday

SpaceX to launch its 14th resupply mission to space station on Monday

SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket will launch its Dragon spacecraft- the private spaceflight company's 14th commercial resupply services mission to the International Space Station (ISS) - on Monday, April 2, 2018.

Apr 02, 2018, 16:38 PM IST
SpaceX rocket launch creates 60 kilometre-wide hole in Earth's ionosphere

SpaceX rocket launch creates 60 kilometre-wide hole in Earth's ionosphere

SpaceX's Falcon 9 rocket launched on August 24, 2017 has created a massive hole in the Earth's ionosphere.

Mar 26, 2018, 15:31 PM IST
SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket launch postponed for February 21

SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket launch postponed for February 21

Earlier scheduled for February 17, SpaceX delayed the launch, saying more time was needed for final checks of the Falcon 9 rocket's upgraded payload fairing.

Feb 19, 2018, 10:18 AM IST
SpaceX launches 10 more satellites into orbit

SpaceX launches 10 more satellites into orbit

The rocket, part of which had flown on a previous Iridium launch in June, lit up the night sky as it launched from Vandenberg Air Force Base at 5:27 pm (0127 GMT Saturday), just after sunset.

Dec 23, 2017, 15:01 PM IST
SpaceX to launch cargo mission to the space station on Friday

SpaceX to launch cargo mission to the space station on Friday

The launch will take place from Space Launch Complex 40 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida.  

Dec 15, 2017, 13:14 PM IST
SpaceX celebrates success of 14th Falcon 9 launch, delivers 10 satellites into orbit

SpaceX celebrates success of 14th Falcon 9 launch, delivers 10 satellites into orbit

The mission marked SpaceX's 14th launch this year and the 17th successful landing of a Falcon 9 first stage.

Oct 10, 2017, 10:27 AM IST
SpaceX launches cargo to International Space Station with a bang

SpaceX launches cargo to International Space Station with a bang

 SpaceX successfully landed the rocket`s first stage at the company`s Landing Zone 1, just south of the launch site at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, as part of its effort to develop fully reusable rockets.

Aug 15, 2017, 11:07 AM IST
SpaceX's Falcon 9 delivers 10 Iridium NEXT satellites into space

SpaceX's Falcon 9 delivers 10 Iridium NEXT satellites into space

After it lifted off from the Vandenberg Air Force Base in California at 1:25 pm local time (2025 GMT) as scheduled, the first stage of the Falcon 9 rocket returned less than eight minutes after taking off. As planned, it landed on a barge floating in the Pacific Ocean.

Jun 26, 2017, 09:02 AM IST
SpaceX's first-ever reused Dragon Capsule arrives at space station!

SpaceX's first-ever reused Dragon Capsule arrives at space station!

The refurbished Dragon cargo capsule was launched into the aboard a Falcon 9 rocket on June 3, 2017 at 5:07 pm (2107 GMT) from Cape Canaveral, Florida.

Jun 05, 2017, 23:14 PM IST
SpaceX launches Inmarsat communications satellite atop Falcon 9 rocket

SpaceX launches Inmarsat communications satellite atop Falcon 9 rocket

The Inmarsat-5 F4 satellite, built by Boeing, lifted off atop a Falcon 9 rocket from Cape Canaveral, Florida at 7.21 PM (2321 GMT) Monday, May 15.

May 16, 2017, 09:05 AM IST
SpaceX all set for Falcon 9/Inmarsat-5 F4 satellite launch today

SpaceX all set for Falcon 9/Inmarsat-5 F4 satellite launch today

The Inmarsat-5 satellite, weighing in at nearly 13,500 pounds (6,123.4 kgs), atop the rocket, will blast off from SpaceX’s seaside Launch Complex 39A on NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida at 7:21 p.m. EDT (or 23:21 UTC) Monday, May 15.

May 15, 2017, 12:23 PM IST
SpaceX makes history by launching its 'used' Falcon 9 rocket and bringing it back to Earth

SpaceX makes history by launching its 'used' Falcon 9 rocket and bringing it back to Earth

The two-stage rocket, carrying a communications satellite into orbit for Luxembourg-based satellite operator SES, blasted off at 6:37 p.m. EDT (4:07 a.m. Indian time) from the Kennedy Space Center in Florida.

Mar 31, 2017, 09:53 AM IST
SpaceX postpones launch of  Falcon 9 rocket/EchoStar satellite; next attempt on Thursday

SpaceX postpones launch of Falcon 9 rocket/EchoStar satellite; next attempt on Thursday

SpaceX's Falcon 9 rocket was to deliver EchoStar XXIII, a commercial communications satellite for EchoStar Corporation, to a geostationary transfer orbit (GTO).

Mar 14, 2017, 12:23 PM IST
SpaceX blasts off Falcon 9 rocket from NASA launchpad

SpaceX blasts off Falcon 9 rocket from NASA launchpad

The white rocket soared into the cloudy, gray skies over Cape Canaveral, Florida at 9:38 am (1438 GMT).

Feb 19, 2017, 20:56 PM IST
SpaceX to launch its 10th resupply mission to space station today

SpaceX to launch its 10th resupply mission to space station today

SpaceX will launch its 10th commercial resupply services mission to the International Space Station on Saturday, February 18, 2017.

Feb 17, 2017, 23:12 PM IST
SpaceX shares stunning photo of its rocket landing captured just before touchdown – See pic

SpaceX shares stunning photo of its rocket landing captured just before touchdown – See pic

On January 14, 2017, the Falcon 9 rocket successfully deployed 10 satellites in low-Earth orbit for Iridium, a global leader in mobile voice and data satellite communications.

Jan 20, 2017, 09:27 AM IST
After Falcon 9 explosion, SpaceX to try new launch on January 8

After Falcon 9 explosion, SpaceX to try new launch on January 8

After three months of rocket explosion on the launchpad in September- destroying a $200 million Facebook satellite, Space X is planning for new launch in January 8.

Jan 03, 2017, 23:19 PM IST
SpaceX launches two satellites into orbit; fails to recover rocket

SpaceX launches two satellites into orbit; fails to recover rocket

Apparently, the rocket malfunctioned some 330 feet (70 meters) off the ground and was in flames when it reached the platform on the powered barge known as a drone ship live images via a SpaceX webcast showed.

Jun 16, 2016, 12:31 PM IST