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14 January, 2019 8:30 AM SpaceX's Dragon spacecraft to reach Earth on Monday

This will be the first night--time splashdown and recovery for the Dragon with plenty of moonlight to track its entry. Washington: After spending over a month in the orbit, SpaceX`s Dragon spacecraft left the International Space Station (ISS) on Sunday and is expected to land on Earth on Monday night, NASA said. "The SpaceX Dragon cargo craft was released 135

14 January, 2019 5:33 AM SpaceX CEO Elon Musk Shows Off Prototype of Mars-Bound Rocket, Starship

SpaceX CEO Elon Musk has unveiled the first pictures of a retro-looking, steely rocket called Starship that may one day carry people to the Moon and Mars. Musk posted pictures on Twitter late Thursday of the Starship Hopper prototype, which awaits its first flight test in Texas in the coming weeks. "Starship test flight rocket just finished assembly 181

26 December, 2018 8:30 AM NASA to Continue Flying Astronauts on Russian Soyuz: Report

NASA is likely to continue flying its astronauts on the Russian Soyuz vehicle even after US commercial crew vehicles arrive, media report said. However, nothing has been signed officially yet, an agency spokesperson said. "Bill Gerstenmaier and senior NASA leadership have stated their intention to have US crewmembers on Soyuz vehicles after 2019 and (to have) 84

18 December, 2018 4:05 PM Elon Musk's SpaceX To Raise $500 Million In Funding: Report

Elon Musk's rocket company SpaceX Corp is set to raise $500 million at a $30.5 billion valuation, the Wall Street Journal reported on Tuesday, citing people familiar with the fundraising. SpaceX did not immediately respond to news agency Reuters request for comment. In April, news agency Reuters reported that SpaceX was raising $507 million in a new round 60

4 December, 2018 3:16 AM SpaceX launches biggest US 'rideshare' mission with 64 satellites

Elon Musk`s SpaceX launched a Falcon 9 rocket from California on Monday carrying 64 small satellites into low orbit around the Earth, which the company called the largest-ever "rideshare" mission by a US-based rocket. The mission, dubbed SSO-A, also marked the third voyage to space for the same Falcon 9 rocket - another milestone for SpaceX`s cost-cutting 181

3 December, 2018 4:37 AM This Startup Is Taking The Cremated Remains Of 100 People Into Space

Family members will be able to track the satellite's progress through an app on their phones. A San Francisco-based startup is planning to send the cremated remains of a 100 people into space, in a unique celestial memorial. Elysium Space said families paid about $2,500 to have a sample of their loved ones' ashes placed on a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket, which 83

8 October, 2018 8:54 PM SpaceX lands Falcon 9 rocket on land after delivering satellite

San Francisco: Elon Musk-founded private spaceflight company SpaceX on Sunday successfully landed the first stage of its Falcon 9 rocket on land after delivering an Argentinian earth-observation satellite from the Vandenberg Air Force Base in California. The "SAOCOM 1A" satellite was deployed about 12 minutes after lift-off, SpaceX said. Following stage 129

30 September, 2018 2:09 PM The highs and lows in Elon Musk's life: Telsa CEO to cough up $40 million in fines

From building spacecrafts and Flamethrowers to tweeting sensitive info, Elon Musk has been there and done that. Here's how the business magnate/investor's made headlines for the better part of the millennium, albeit not always for the right reasons. The advent of SpaceX | When Musk was a little boy, he dreamt of going to Mars. But, after going through 82

26 September, 2018 9:13 AM Japan lunar exploration firm to head for moon on SpaceX rockets

Japanese lunar exploration startup Ispace said it has signed up for launches on Elon Musk's SpaceX rockets in 2020 and 2021, its first step towards offering services such as searching for water on the moon. On reaching space in SpaceX's Falcon 9 rocket, Ispace plans to orbit its lunar lander around the moon and, in its second mission, land two rovers 95

17 September, 2018 2:21 AM 10 things you probably did not know about SpaceX

The brainchild of serial entrepreneur Elon Musk-SpaceX is one of the biggest private aerospace manufacturers in the world today. In 2017, they created history by becoming the first company to complete 18 successful launches. Here are 10 more facts that you probably didn't know about SpaceX Blast from the past | In June 2015, SpaceX launched a Dragon 90