SpaceX launches latest crew to space station for NASA
30 April 2022 | 3:12 pm
The Elon Musk-owned company has become NASA's space taxi, launching astronauts to the International Space Station for the fourth time in two years. The latest mission is set to orbit for six months.
11 Apr 2021
The SpaceX Crew Dragon spacecraft moves from one port of the International Space Station to another in order to make way for the arrival of the SpaceX Crew-2 Dragon mission in a few weeks, and the SpaceX CRS-22 Dragon mission later this summer.
10 Apr 2021
A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket launches a new batch of 60 Starlink internet satellites into orbit, pushing the total launched to date to 1,445. Thousands more are planned as the company continues building out its fleet of broadband relay stations.
21 Apr 2021
"We can now say that human beings have flown a rotorcraft on another planet!" says lead engineer MiMi Aung to her team as NASA successfully flew the Ingenuity helicopter on Mars.
24 Apr 2021
The conversion could pave the way to sustaining human life on Mars. It marks the first time that a resource was extracted from another planet for use by humans.
25 Apr 2021
Four astronauts have lifted off from Cape Canaveral, Florida for a 23-hour flight to the International Space Station. The crew, who met with SpaceX CEO Elon Musk before takeoff, will spend six months on the ISS.
26 Apr 2021
SpaceX launched its third crew to the International Space Station, recycling a rocket and spacecraft for the first time. "I think that's one of those things that gets people fired up", says founder Elon Musk.
2 May 2021
SpaceX lifted off on its third crewed mission to the International Space Station early Friday from the Kennedy Space Center in Florida. Four astronauts were on board, including Frenchman Thomas Pesquet. le décollage de SpaceX vers la Station spatiale internationale
3 May 2021
Ingenuity, the first ever human-built aircraft to fly on another planet, has gotten a reprieve after successfully completing four out of five planned flights.
3 May 2021
After the successful splashdown of the SpaceX capsule with four astronauts from the International Space Station (ISS) off the coast of Florida, NASA hailed at a press conference an "incredible day".
7 May 2021
Elon Musk's SpaceX has successfully launched and landed the SN15 after initial attempts ended in explosions mid-air or shortly after landing.
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