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Elon Musk reveals how he'll deposit one million people on Mars by 2050

Elon Musk reveals how he'll deposit one million people on Mars by 2050

1p>Make no mistake about it, Elon Musk is in love with Mars. The visionary billionaire behind Tesla Motors and SpaceX has expounded endlessly about traveling to the Red Planet for years and
SpaceX, seeking NASA approval, purposefully blew up a Falcon 9 rocket

SpaceX, seeking NASA approval, purposefully blew up a Falcon 9 rocket

SpaceX and NASA exploded a Falcon 9 rocket to test a very important safety feature, Crew Dragon's in-flight escape system. It was the final milestone before SpaceX gets NASA's approval to take
Watch this video of SpaceX’s Falcon 9 exploding in a blaze of glory

Watch this video of SpaceX’s Falcon 9 exploding in a blaze of glory

SpaceX had a very, very busy weekend. The company's scheduled in-flight abort test was originally slated for Saturday but had to be delayed to Sunday. Thankfully, the backup launch window proved to be
Elon Musk Expect's SpaceX's First Crewed Mission Between April and June

Elon Musk Expect's SpaceX's First Crewed Mission Between April and June

Crew Dragon could live up to its name this spring.
Elon Musk Expect's SpaceX's First Crewed Mission Between April and June

Elon Musk Expect's SpaceX's First Crewed Mission Between April and June

Crew Dragon could live up to its name this spring.
Max Q: SpaceX succeeds with a spectacular Crew Dragon test launch

Max Q: SpaceX succeeds with a spectacular Crew Dragon test launch

Max Q is a new weekly newsletter all about space. Sign up here to receive it weekly on Sundays in your inbox. We’re off and running with good milestones achieved for NASA’s commercial crew program,
Watch SpaceX nail in-flight escape test, and lose a rocket in a huge fireball

Watch SpaceX nail in-flight escape test, and lose a rocket in a huge fireball

SpaceX took a big step toward crewed flights after a successful in-flight abort test of its Crew Dragon capsule.
SpaceX Crew Dragon escape test success could lead to Spring crewed flight

SpaceX Crew Dragon escape test success could lead to Spring crewed flight

By now, SpaceX is quite famous for launching rockets that land safely back on earth to be reused again. Last Sunday, however, it let a Falcon 9 rocket explode and actually got congratulated for it.
SpaceX Crew Dragon escape test success could lead to Spring crewed flight

SpaceX Crew Dragon escape test success could lead to Spring crewed flight

By now, SpaceX is quite famous for launching rockets that land safely back on earth to be reused again. Last Sunday, however, it let a Falcon 9 rocket explode and actually got congratulated for it.

Elon Musk expects SpaceX's first crewed mission between April and June

Now that SpaceX has completed Crew Dragon's in-flight launch escape test, when can you expect a mission with humans aboard? At last, the company has a more specific answer than early 2020. Company
SpaceX Blows Up Rocket, Aces Emergency Escape Test

SpaceX Blows Up Rocket, Aces Emergency Escape Test

Just over a minute into its flight, SpaceX’s Falcon 9 rocket exploded in a fiery burst some 12 miles above the ground in what CEO Elon Musk later described as a “picture perfect mission.” That’s
SpaceX Blows Up Rocket, Aces Emergency Escape Test

SpaceX Blows Up Rocket, Aces Emergency Escape Test

Just over a minute into its flight, SpaceX’s Falcon 9 rocket exploded in a fiery burst some 12 miles above the ground in what CEO Elon Musk later described as a “picture perfect mission.” That’s

SpaceX could catch future Crew Dragons with astronauts onboard using ships at sea

SpaceX demonstrated a safety system that will protect astronauts in the case of any unfortunate unforeseen accidents in future Crew Dragon flights, which included the spacecraft splashing down in the
SpaceX blew up a rocket and this time it’s great news

SpaceX blew up a rocket and this time it’s great news

The explosive finish to an eight-year test program.

First crewed SpaceX Dragon spacecraft launch could happen in Q2 this year

SpaceX and NASA hosted a press conference following their successful test of the Crew Dragon’s in-flight abort system on Sunday to discuss the mission and next steps. The first question asked by media
SpaceX successfully completes its Dragon abort test [Updated]

SpaceX successfully completes its Dragon abort test [Updated]

The capsule successfully separated and splashed down gently into the Atlantic.
Watch a SpaceX rocket break apart in a test that clears the way to crewed missions

Watch a SpaceX rocket break apart in a test that clears the way to crewed missions

On Jan. 19, SpaceX performed its final test before putting astronauts in its Crew Dragon capsule by intentionally aborting a Falcon 9 rocket launch shortly after liftoff. A video of the In-Flight

SpaceX successfully completes Crew Dragon launch escape test

SpaceX just completed a major milestone in its quest to carry humans to orbit. The private spaceflight firm has successfully conducted an in-flight test of Crew Dragon's launch escape system, with the
SpaceX successfully completes key test of its Crew Dragon human spacecraft

SpaceX successfully completes key test of its Crew Dragon human spacecraft

SpaceX completed a crucial test of a key safety system of its Crew Dragon spacecraft today. The test involved launching its Crew Dragon using a Falcon 9, though without any actual crew on board. The

Watch SpaceX launch its Crew Dragon astronaut spacecraft for a key safety test

SpaceX is looking to launch its Crew Dragon spacecraft using a Falcon 9 rocket today, in a crucial test of the human-rated spacecraft’s In-Flight Abort (IFA) system. This safety feature will separate