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Manned Missions To Mars Are Closer To Reality: Elon Musk
2014-05-27 07:04:01

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.

SpaceX Goes From Suing Air Force To Potentially Launching Its Satellites
2014-05-22 10:53:54

The Air Force is now working as fast as it can to certify SpaceX as a venerable launch provider for the nation’s military and intelligence satellites, according to General William Shelton, who heads the Air Force Space Command.

2014-05-19 16:20:29

Working in wind tunnels, software laboratories and work stations across America, NASA's Commercial Crew Program (CCP) partners continue to make strides in advancing the designs of the American spacecraft and rockets that will carry humans safely and reliably into low-Earth orbit from U.S. soil by 2017.

Month-Long ISS Mission Ends Successfully For SpaceX's Dragon With South Pacific Splashdown
2014-05-19 05:41:02

After spending 28 days in space docked at the International Space Station, Space Exploration Technologies’ (SpaceX) CRS-3 mission comes to an end after the Dragon capsule splashes down in the Pacific Ocean.

2014-05-18 16:20:07

WASHINGTON, May 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- SpaceX's Dragon cargo spacecraft splashed down at 3:05 p.m.

Treasure Trove Of Scientific Experiments Returning From ISS On SpaceX Dragon Capsule Sunday
2014-05-16 14:19:16

On May 18, SpaceX’s Dragon capsule is scheduled to return to Earth, after spending a month docked with the International Space Station. The capsule was part of the space launch company’s third contracted supply mission to the station...

Tensions Between US And Russia Leave Air Force Scrambling For Launch Alternatives
2014-05-16 04:44:01

Ongoing tensions between the US and Russia have left the US Air Force (USAF) scrambling for alternatives to Russian-built rocket engines, but could pay off big for some American companies in the long run.

RapidScat instrument
2014-05-16 03:00:23

A new NASA Earth-observing mission that will measure ocean winds from the International Space Station has arrived at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida to begin final preparations for launch.

US-Russia Tensions Over Ukraine Crisis Could Lead To An End Of ISS Operations For NASA By 2020
2014-05-14 14:11:53

On Tuesday, Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin said Russia would not agree to continue operating the International Space Station (ISS) beyond 2020. US officials have stated that they would like the ISS collaboration to last until at least 2024.

2014-05-14 12:22:30

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


Latest SpaceX Reference Libraries

History Of Space Exploration
2013-10-06 08:29:34

Space exploration is the exploration and discovery of outer space by use of space technology and is conducted by both robotic spacecraft and humans. Astronomy, which is the viewing of objects in space from Earth, is thought to predate recorded history, but it was the inspiration to modern space exploration. Humans explore space for many reasons including the survival of humankind if Earth cannot sustain life, uniting nations, and scientific research. Physical space exploration began in...

Elon Musk
2013-08-05 10:31:59

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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