SpaceX’s Inspiration4: Civilian spaceflight begins
26 September 2021 | 10:18 am
In less than 20 years, SpaceX has gone from upstart to leader in commercial spaceflight. It's hoping for its first civilian orbital flight this September.
6 Mar 2021
A SpaceX prototype has exploded after completing a short hop test. It was the third high-altitude experimental flight for the Starship program.
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.
12 Apr 2021
Russians celebrate the 60th anniversary of the first manned flight to space carried out by Soviet cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin -- a lasting symbol of the Soviet victory in the space race.
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
27 Apr 2021
Two dead, 27 hurt as Chad protesters demand civilian rule
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.
15 Jun 2021
A mystery bidder pays $28 million at auction for a seat alongside Jeff Bezos on board the first crewed spaceflight of the billionaire's company Blue Origin next month.
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