SpaceX readies cargo mission to space station
SpaceX readies cargo mission to space station

California-based SpaceX on Friday prepared to launch its Dragon cargo carrier to deliver food and supplies to the International Space Station, but a 50-50 weather forecast threatened to postpone the launch.

NASA picks Boeing, SpaceX to carry astronauts in space taxis
NASA picks Boeing, SpaceX to carry astronauts in space taxis

Zee Media Bureau

New Delhi: NASA on Wednesday announced that Boeing and SpaceX have been awarded multi-billion dollar contract from the US space agency to carry astronauts in space taxis.

Boeing may get NASA contract for space taxis: WSJ
Boeing may get NASA contract for space taxis: WSJ

The US multinational Boeing Co is poised to beat two other rivals in the race to get a multi-billion dollar NASA contract to carry astronauts in space taxis, Wall Street Journal (WSJ) reported.

NASA screens new vehicle to send astronauts into space

NASA, which spends nearly $71 million for each one-way trip for astronauts to space using the Russian Space Shuttle, is planning for NextGen spacecraft that suits its needs.

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 rocket explodes during test flight

A SpaceX rocket exploded in midair during a test flight, though no one was injured, as the company seeks to develop a spacecraft that can return to Earth and be used again.

ISS astronauts capture stunning photos of Cygnus cargo spacecraft destruction

International Space Station (ISS) astronauts on Wednesday captured stunning photos of Cygnus spacecraft burning up in the atmosphere above Earth`s surface after completing its mission on August 17.

SpaceX to build rocket launch site in Texas

SpaceX is set to build the world`s first private commercial rocket launch facility in the US state of Texas, with launches expected as early as 2015.

SpaceX postpones Falcon 9 launch to early July

Space Exploration Technologies Corporation, or SpaceX has postponed its next launch again to early July following technical problems.

SpaceX hopes to send humans to Mars in 10 years

Soon it will be possible to send humans to Mars! SpaceX founder Elon Musk is hopeful that in the coming years it will certainly be possible to shuttle off humans to Mars.

European satellite chief says industry faces challenges

Europe`s satellite launch industry needs to be overhauled to keep up with tough challenges from US rival SpaceX and other emerging competitors, the head of European satellite giant Arianespace has said.

Now, Elon Musk wants to build cars that can fly and swim

Founder of Tesla and SpaceX, Elon Musk knows no bounds for the tech billionaire now wants to build a car that can fly.

SpaceX unveils its new space capsule `Dragon V2`

California-based company SpaceX on Thursday unveiled its new gorgeous spacecraft, `Dragon V2` at its headquarters amid glitz and glamour.

SpaceX Dragon returns to earth after successful ISS mission

SpaceX`s Dragon cargo capsule returned to Earth from the International Space Station (ISS) on Sunday one month after it was launched from Canaveral, Florida.

SpaceX `soft-lands` rocket back on earth for first time ever

A Space Exploration Technologies Corp. (SpaceX) has achieved a space breakthrough by successfully soft-landing a Falcon-9 rocket .

SpaceX`s Dragon docks at International Space Station

SpaceX`s Dragon cargo ship docked at the International Space Station (ISS) on Sunday following a delay of more than a month caused by launch flaws.

US Dragon spacecraft launched

A commercial spacecraft operated by US space company SpaceX blasted off Friday for its third cargo resupply mission to the International Space Station (ISS), NASA TV showed.

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.

NASA`s Robonaut 2 on ISS to get its legs

A robotic humanoid astronaut on the International Space Station is about to get its legs.

SpaceX`s next cargo mission to space station is March 16

The next cargo supply mission to the International Space Station by the US company SpaceX has been set for March 16, NASA said Wednesday.