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.