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SpaceX Starship exploded. Why is it OK?

On December 9, 2020, a prototype of SpaceX Starship launch vehicle disintegrated upon landing, but the company calls the test a success. Why?...


SpaceX Dragon capsule reaches International Space Station

Four astronauts on board of the SpaceX Dragon capsule safely docked with the International Space Station (ISS) around 11:00pm ET on November 16, 2020. ...


SpaceX prepares for open beta test of Starlink

On October 6, 2020, SpaceX launched another batch of 60 Starlink satellites. According to Elon Musk, as soon as they reach their positions, a public testing of broadband internet access, provided by Starlink, will begin....


SpaceX to launch NASA-sponsored moon mission

SpaceX  has secured a contract to act as the launch partner for Masten Space Systems for its first lunar lander mission carrying eight payloads in late 2022....


Crew Dragon Endeavour’s landing marks spaceflight history

After a 64 day orbital round-journey to the International Space Station, the Crew Dragon spacecraft operated by Douglas Hurley and Robert Behnken splashed down in perfect condition near the Gulf of Mexico, marking a triumphant finale to a historical feat in space exploration....


Bright dawn of commercial space industry

Space is infinite and endless. Over the years, scientists and space-technology geeks have been trying to make the way to space more open for not only astronauts.   ...


Space X, NASA gears up for historic Crew Dragon launch

SpaceX and NASA are gearing up for the second attempt to make the first manned launch of the Crew Dragon, the shuttle destined to take astronauts to the International Space Station. The historic milestone will determine the future of American space sovereignty.  ...


Did Covid-19 put commercial space travel on hold?

How did the coronavirus pandemic affected commercial space travel? Will COVID-19 stop Elon Musk and other tech entrepreneurs from launching their space projects? ...


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SpaceX Starship Mk1 explodes during testing

The first full-scale prototype of SpaceX Starship, the Starship Mk1, has experienced a failure during pressure systems testing on November 20, 2019. ...


Report claims NASA unnecessarily favored Boeing over SpaceX

A report found that NASA paid Boeing almost $300 million above the prices fixed by the Commercial Crew Program (CCP) contract. The money was meant as a compensation for “additional flexibilities” to accelerate the production of the Starliner capsule. The space agency’s inspector general deemed compensation as unnecessary....