Falcon 9

SpaceX launches updated Falcon 9 rocket, boosts Bangladesh's first communications satellite into orbit

SpaceX launches updated Falcon 9 rocket, boosts Bangladesh's first communications satellite into orbit

The "Block 5" booster, the final substantial upgrade to SpaceX`s Falcon 9 launch vehicle, was launched at 4.14 p.m. from NASA`s Kennedy Space Centre, starting its maiden flight, Xinhua reported.

May 12, 2018, 06:40 AM IST
SpaceX carries out 50th launch of Falcon 9 rocket

SpaceX carries out 50th launch of Falcon 9 rocket

The satellite weighs six tonnes and is almost the size of a city bus, making it the largest geostationary satellite that SpaceX has taken into space.

Mar 06, 2018, 12:47 PM IST
SpaceX Falcon 9 ends mission on a 'toasty' note, catches fire on landing - Watch

SpaceX Falcon 9 ends mission on a 'toasty' note, catches fire on landing - Watch

As the fire from the rocket's base began to enter the frame, the feed was momentarily cut-off, but came on again, showing the rocket standing on the ship with its bottom part still on fire.

Nov 01, 2017, 18:31 PM IST

SpaceX launches Falcon 9 rocket carrying Korean satellite

This segment of WION brings to you latest news on SpaceX which has launched Falcon 9 rocket into orbit. Watch this clip to know more.

Oct 31, 2017, 13:49 PM IST
SpaceX launches KoreaSat-5A – commercial satellite for South Korea

SpaceX launches KoreaSat-5A – commercial satellite for South Korea

The satellite was deployed to a geostationary transfer orbit about 36 minutes after liftoff. 

Oct 31, 2017, 09:32 AM IST
SpaceX launches FORMOSAT-5 – first satellite built, designed in Taiwan

SpaceX launches FORMOSAT-5 – first satellite built, designed in Taiwan

The satellite is designed to last for five years, and will orbit the Earth once every 100 minutes.

Aug 25, 2017, 08:43 AM IST
SpaceX to launch supercomputer to space

SpaceX to launch supercomputer to space

  SpaceX is poised to launch an unmanned cargo ship toward the International Space Station Monday, including a super-computer that could direct astronauts on future deep-space missions.

Aug 14, 2017, 11:26 AM IST
SpaceX targets August 13 for next resupply mission to ISS

SpaceX targets August 13 for next resupply mission to ISS

The payloads include crucial materials to directly support dozens of the more than 250 science and research investigations that will occur during Expeditions 52 and 53.

Aug 04, 2017, 12:44 PM IST
Reusing Falcon 9 first stage, SpaceX launches Bulgarian satellite!

Reusing Falcon 9 first stage, SpaceX launches Bulgarian satellite!

This launch marked the second time that SpaceX has reflown a Falcon 9 first stage, after the March launch of the SES-10 satellite. 

Jun 24, 2017, 11:05 AM IST
SpaceX's EchoStar mission takes flight from historical NASA launch pad! - Watch video

SpaceX's EchoStar mission takes flight from historical NASA launch pad! - Watch video

Headquartered in Englewood, Colorado, and conducting business around the globe, EchoStar Corporation is global provider of satellite communication solutions.

Mar 16, 2017, 14:08 PM IST
SpaceX announces plans to launch a rocket every two-three weeks after opening of new Florida launch pad!

SpaceX announces plans to launch a rocket every two-three weeks after opening of new Florida launch pad!

The new launch pad in question is at NASA's Kennedy Space Center, located north of Cape Canaveral's, which it's still under repair at the moment.

Feb 07, 2017, 23:56 PM IST
What a comeback! SpaceX launches first rocket after September explosion

What a comeback! SpaceX launches first rocket after September explosion

Lift-off finally came Saturday at 5:54 p.m. (local time) as planned.

Jan 15, 2017, 09:59 AM IST
NASA selects SpaceX for launch of global surface water survey probe

NASA selects SpaceX for launch of global surface water survey probe

NASA said its launch services programme at Kennedy Space Center in Florida will manage the SpaceX launch service. 

Nov 23, 2016, 16:08 PM IST
SpaceX says ‘helium breach’ may have caused its Falcon 9 explosion

SpaceX says ‘helium breach’ may have caused its Falcon 9 explosion

The Falcon rocket and a satellite were destroyed in the recent explosion, which occurred on the launch pad at Cape Canaveral, Florida during prelaunch testing. 

Sep 24, 2016, 01:15 AM IST
US firm unveils new rocket design to rival SpaceX's Falcon 9

US firm unveils new rocket design to rival SpaceX's Falcon 9

A SpaceX Falcon 9 stands 230 feet tall and puts out 1.7 million pounds of thrust.

Sep 13, 2016, 18:36 PM IST
SpaceX seeks public's help for rocket explosion probe

SpaceX seeks public's help for rocket explosion probe

SpaceX on Friday said it needs help from the public in its investigation of last week`s launch pad rocket explosion that it labelled "the most difficult and complex failure" in the company`s 14-year history.

Sep 10, 2016, 06:43 AM IST
Post rocket explosion, SpaceX, Facebook picking up the pieces

Post rocket explosion, SpaceX, Facebook picking up the pieces

The AMOS-6, which was the result of a collaboration between Facebook and French satellite-maker Eutelsat, was to provide free broadband to at least 14 countries on the African continent and Middle East.

Sep 04, 2016, 09:42 AM IST
SpaceX's Falcon 9 rocket explodes at Cape Canaveral during test!

SpaceX's Falcon 9 rocket explodes at Cape Canaveral during test!

The status of the payload is unknown at this time.

Sep 01, 2016, 19:31 PM IST
SpaceX's Falcon 9 all set for lift-off; to land rocket on solid ground!

SpaceX's Falcon 9 all set for lift-off; to land rocket on solid ground!

If the launch is successful, this will be counted as the fifth rocket booster SpaceX has brought back to Earth for a soft landing.

Jul 18, 2016, 09:22 AM IST
SpaceX used Falcon 9 rocket relaunch on the cards in September?

SpaceX used Falcon 9 rocket relaunch on the cards in September?

Musk didn't reveal any details regarding the mission, however, it will obvioulsy be a big one for SpaceX.

Jun 08, 2016, 19:27 PM IST