SpaceX rocket launch

SpaceX creates history by successfully launching NASA astronauts into orbit

Billionaire entrepreneur Elon Musk-owned SpaceX created history by becoming the first private rocket company to launch two American astronauts toward orbit from Florida on Saturday (May 30). The mission is significant as it marks the first spaceflight of NASA astronauts from Ameircan soil after a gap of over nine years.

May 31, 2020, 06:18 AM IST

NASA postpones SpaceX's crewed mission to ISS due to bad weather minutes before launch

Minutes before launch, world's premier space agency NASA on Wednesday (May 27) postponed the launch of its most-awaited mission to take American astronauts to International Space Station (ISS) from the US after around a decade.

May 28, 2020, 06:22 AM IST

World’s biggest rocket soars on way to Mars after perfect launch

The world's most powerful rocket, SpaceX's Falcon Heavy, blasted off Tuesday on its highly anticipated maiden test flight.

Feb 07, 2018, 07:04 AM IST

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

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

SpaceX launches satellite, but fails to land rocket on drone ship

SpaceX's fifth attempt to land its Falcon 9 at sea is unsuccessful.

Mar 05, 2016, 05:34 AM IST