Tagged: spacex

  • NASA's new graduating class is part of this week's top space tweets

    Top Space Tweets for Friday

    It’s Friday Again! Time for the Top Space Tweets from the Twitterverse. It hasn’t been the busiest week in space news, but there have been some significant developments that are worth mentioning. We’re ready to run down the top five...

    Brandon Humphreys
  • SpaceX Crew Dragon safety test

    Crew Dragon Safety Test Delayed One Week

    SpaceX and NASA Are Taking Some Extra Time for “Spacecraft Processing” Before the Next Crew Dragon Safety Test. It’s speculation, of course, but one has to imagine that SpaceX engineers working on Crew Dragon have had a rough go these...

    Brandon Humphreys
  • Teslarati image of Falcon 9 launch

    SpaceX Falcon 9 Launches More Starlink Satellites

    New Starlink Mission Makes SpaceX the Largest Commercial Satellite Operator in the World. The night sky just got more crowded by 60 SpaceX Starlink satellites. Yesterday at around 9 pm EST SpaceX launched its first Falcon 9 mission of 2020....

    Brandon Humphreys
  • SpaceX Falcon 9

    Another Successful SpaceX Falcon 9 Launch and Landing

    Elon Musk’s Dream of Reusing SpaceX Falcon 9 Rockets is Becoming Reality. Now Let’s See If The Low-Cost Promises Will, Too. Yesterday Elon Musk’s space-tech firm launched a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket into space and nailed the landing. Again. Despite...

    Brandon Humphreys
  • SpaceX's Starship explodes

    SpaceX’s Starship Mk1 Blows Its Top

    Could a Critical Failure During a Pressure Test Spell Doom for SpaceX’s Starship Program? SpaceX Says Absolutely Not. Covering SpaceX is a bit like covering cholesterol in eggs back in the 1990s. If you’re too young to remember that phenomenon,...

    Brandon Humphreys
  • Static fire test of SpaceX Crew Dragon capsule

    SpaceX Crew Dragon One Step Closer To Flight!

    Yesterday’s Successful Static Fire Test Puts SpaceX Crew Dragon in Position for Crucial Upcoming Flight Tests Yesterday at around three o’clock Eastern time, engineers fired up the escape-system engine on the SpaceX Crew Dragon Capsule. The capsule’s SuperDraco engines passed...

    Brandon Humphreys
  • SpaceX Starlink Satellite Launch

    Watch SpaceX Launch 60 New Starlink Satellites into Space

    The Next Phase of the SpaceX’s Revolutionary Internet Service Program is in Orbit after They Successfully Launched 60 Starlink Satellites Yesterday. SpaceX wants to put a lot of satellites into orbit. Of course, they’ve been successfully doing it for a...

    Brandon Humphreys
  • SpaceX Starlink Satellites

    SpaceX Prepares to Launch 60 more Starlink Satellites

    The Next Generation of Internet Service is One Step Closer as Musk and Co. Get Ready to Add to Its Constellation of Starlink Satellites. It’s been about three months since SpaceX launched a rocket. That doesn’t mean there’s been nothing...

    Brandon Humphreys
  • SpaceX Crew Dragon before and after the test

    SpaceX Crew Dragon Future Looks Bright

    Successful Pre-test of Newly-Redesigned Abort System Indicates the SpaceX Crew Dragon May Be Back On Track Understanding NASA’s frustration with SpaceX doesn’t take a degree in rocket science—if you’ll pardon the pun. Ever since 2011, when the agency retired the...

    Brandon Humphreys
  • SpaceX President and COO Gwynne Shotwell

    SpaceX Top Brass Has Harsh Words for Competitors

    SpaceX President and COO Claims There’s No Real Competition When It Comes to Falcon 9, Starlink, and Starship. Gwynne Shotwell, SpaceX President and COO, fired proverbial shots at the competition over the past couple of weeks. In fact, whether meeting...

    Brandon Humphreys