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For the second straight day, SpaceX had to cancel the scheduled launch of a Falcon 9 rocket on Saturday evening, further pushing back the planned deployment of six Orbcomm communications satellites.
Elon Musk, the founder of several successful startups, including PayPal and Tesla Motors, is looking to take his private space launch company, SpaceX, to new heights.
WASHINGTON, May 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA Television will provide live coverage of the departure of the SpaceX Dragon spacecraft from the International Space Station beginning
A US federal courts judge has ordered a preliminary injunction against United Launch Alliance’s (ULA) purchases of Russian-made rocket engine components, potentially opening up competition for SpaceX.
The SpaceX Dragon commercial cargo vessel brought some Easter goodies to the International Space Station crew members on Sunday morning.
WASHINGTON, April 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Nearly 2.5 tons of NASA science investigations and cargo are on the way to the International Space Station (ISS) aboard SpaceX's Dragon
After multiple delays, the SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket and Dragon cargo vehicle successfully lifted off on Friday afternoon, beginning the company’s third commercial resupply mission to the International Space Station.
WASHINGTON, April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA and SpaceX are targeting a 3:25 p.m.
NASA has announced that a backup computer system onboard the International Space Station will need to be replaced during a spacewalk, and the ongoing problems with the robotic systems could force a previously scheduled SpaceX cargo mission to be postponed.
WASHINGTON, April 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA Television will air a news conference at noon EDT on Sunday, April 13 at the agency's Kennedy Space Center in Florida.
Elon Musk was born on June 28, 1971. He is a South African-American inventor and entrepreneur. He is the founder of SpaceX and Co-founder of Tesla Motors and PayPal. He is also chairman of SolarCity. Musk attended Bryanston High School in South Africa, but graduated from Pretoria Boys High School. In the early 90s, Musk was educated at Queen's University in Kingston Ontario Canada and left Canada around 1992 to pursue Business and Physics at the University of Pennsylvania, where he...
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