Falcon 9

Falcon 9 is a two-stage rocket for the reliable and safe transport of satellites and Dragon spacecraft into orbit.

Second Used Falcon 9 Relaunches June 23

Bulgaria’s first satellite is set to launch on Friday, June 23, from Kennedy Space Center’s Launch Complex 39A in Florida.  The mission will be carried out by a used Falcon 9 rocket. It was initially scheduled to launch on June 19, but, was delayed due to SpaceX’s need to replace a ”fairing valve” on the rocket. […]

Why SpaceX Rocket Recycling is Breaking News

Elon Musk’s SpaceX has successfully launched a recycled Falcon 9 booster on Thursday from Kennedy Space Center. The rocket settled down aboard the company’s “Of Course I Still Love You” barge in the Atlantic Ocean, after roughly nine minutes from the launch. Musk commented from the Space Center: ”The launch of the commercial satellite marked […]

Spacecraft History Made: Falcon 9 Landed Successfully

SpaceX’s Falcon 9 has successfully landed on Of Course I Still Love You, on the Florida coast, achieving a great milestone in space history and becoming the world’s first reflight of an orbital class rocket! CEO, Elon Musk tweeted in celebration: ”Incredibly proud of the SpaceX team for achieving this milestone in space! Next goal […]

Watch SpaceX Second Launch of 2016 LIve Tonight At 6:46 PM EST

The announcement came from SpaceX last night: Team opting to hold launch for today. Looking to try again tomorrow; window also opens at 6:46pm ET. Rocket and spacecraft remain healthy. — SpaceX (@SpaceX) February 24, 2016 The big day is finally upon us! SpaceX’s launch of the SES-9 satellite has been rescheduled for tonight at […]

NASA Extends New Contract To SpaceX

SpaceX, an aerospace manufacturer owned by successful Billionaire Elon Musk, is one of the private contractors to ferry food supply, equipment, and experiments to the International Space Station (ISS).  It will also eventually carry astronauts to ISS. When NASA awarded SpaceX the contract to handle cargo transport for ISS back in 2008, SpaceX has always been successful with […]

Watch Out, SpaceX: ULA Is Building a Reusable Rocket, Too

Watch the 2nd attempt of SpaceX to vertically land rocket back on Earth last 14 April 2015. The rocket made it to drone spaceport ship but landed hard.   The rocket business has gotten busier and competition is getting intense. Elon Musk, the CEO of electric carmaker Tesla Motors and the aerospace manufacturer SpaceX, is vying with Boeing and Lockheed Martin’s 50-50 joint venture, United […]

SpaceX To Resume Rocket Launches In December

SpaceX To Resume Rocket Launches In December

Elon Musk announced that SpaceX will resume launch of space rockets into space by mid-December this year. It has been six months since the last unsuccessful launch of the unmanned rocket carrying cargo for the ISS (International Space Station). The investigation to find the reasons why that happened is still in progress. The report about […]

Next SpaceX Rocket Launch Pushed Back a Couple of Months

Back in June, SpaceX was scheduled to launch Falcon 9 to resupply the International Space Station (ISS). Unfortunately, the Falcon 9 rocket exploded shortly after liftoff. A failed steel strut was blamed to be the cause. Prior to this catastrophe SpaceX had a flawless record of ferrying cargo to and from ISS. They have completed […]

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SpaceX Rocket’s Launch Unsuccessful

An unmanned cargo space ship heading to the International Space Station exploded midair after few minutes into the flight. We have already talked about Elon Musk and other competitors trying to reduce the costs associated with the launch of space rockets by recovering various components for reuse. Despite the fact that many people would be […]

‘Adeline’ Reusable Concept Rocket Unveiled By Airbus

‘Adeline’ Reusable Concept Rocket Unveiled By Airbus

Airbus is one of the leading European companies working on advanced space rocket technologies. Today, it unveiled a new concept which would allow it to reuse rockets after launch. The booster’s main engines would fly back to Earth once the rocket has been successfully launched. The elements returning back to earth would be refurbished to […]

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