SpaceX delays next launch after blast

SpaceX said on Monday it has delayed by a couple of months the return to flight of its Falcon 9 rocket, following an explosion on the way to the space station in June.

NASA announces crew members for ISS mission in 2017
NASA announces crew members for ISS mission in 2017

NASA and its International Space Station (ISS) partners have announced the crew members for missions to the orbiting laboratory in 2017.

Failed strut caused SpaceX rocket blast: CEO Elon Musk
Failed strut caused SpaceX rocket blast: CEO Elon Musk

The SpaceX Falcon 9 explosion was caused by a failed strut that allowed a helium bottle to burst free inside the rocket`s liquid oxygen tank, CEO Elon Musk said Monday.

NASA offers ''benefits for humanity''

NASA is set to release a new book `Benefits for Humanity` that will showcase how research aboard the International Space Station (ISS) is helping improve lives on the Earth while advancing NASA`s ambitious human exploration goals.

Cause of Falcon rocket accident still eludes SpaceX, CEO says
Cause of Falcon rocket accident still eludes SpaceX, CEO says

SpaceX is still homing in on why its Falcon 9 rocket exploded after liftoff last week, unable to resolve conflicting data radioed back to the ground before the explosion, CEO Elon Musk said on Tuesday.

Russia to launch 'Progress' spacecraft to deliver supplies to International Space Station on Friday
Russia to launch 'Progress' spacecraft to deliver supplies to International Space Station on Friday

Progress will deliver more than three tons of food, fuel and supplies to the Expedition 44 crew aboard the space station.

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SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket explodes minutes after Florida launch

A mission by an unmanned SpaceX Falcon-9 rocket exploded within minutes after launch Sunday over the skies of Cape Canaveral, Florida.

SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket explodes minutes after launch from Florida
SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket explodes minutes after launch from Florida

 A mission by an unmanned SpaceX Falcon-9 exploded within minutes after launch Sunday over the skies of Cape Canaveral, Florida.

SpaceX all set for seventh resupply mission to International Space Station
SpaceX all set for seventh resupply mission to International Space Station

California-based Space Exploration Technologies (SpaceX ) is all set for the launch of its seventh cargo delivery to the International Space Station (ISS) on Sunday under NASA’s Commercial Resupply Services contract. 

SpaceX's Dragon cargo capsule returns to Earth from ISS
SpaceX's Dragon cargo capsule returns to Earth from ISS

SpaceX's Dragon cargo capsule has successfully returned to Earth from the International Space Station with some 3,000 pounds of equipment and experiments inside it.

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 tests astronaut escape system
SpaceX successfully tests astronaut escape system

The California-based Space Exploration Technologies Corporation (SpaceX) has successfully tested an astronaut escape system for its Crew Dragon spacecraft.

SpaceX tests astronaut escape feature on Dragon spacecraft

 SpaceX today launched the first flight test of the emergency astronaut escape feature on its Dragon spaceship, which aims to carry people to low-Earth orbit as early as 2017.

SpaceX to test life-saving crew capsule next week

SpaceX is set to blast off a crew capsule on May 6 to test an astronaut rescue system designed to save lives in case of an emergency in a human spaceflight, NASA said.

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.

SpaceX Dragon cargo ship arrives at space station
SpaceX Dragon cargo ship arrives at space station

SpaceX's unmanned Dragon cargo ship arrived today at the International Space Station, carrying a load of food and supplies for the astronauts living in orbit.

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.

Plants use sixth sense for growth on space station
Plants use sixth sense for growth on space station

Research aboard the space station may illuminate the mystery of a plant's "sixth sense", literally turning plant gravity-sensing research on its head.

SpaceX's safety rockets successfully tested

American space transport Services Company SpaceX has successfully tested one of the most important components its crewed vehicle needs, the escape engine, SuperDraco.