SpaceX Has Beamed Scotty Up to Orbit

After its launch yesterday, the Dragon capsule is now on its way to the International Space Station. But the Falcon 9 rocket carried something else: the ashes of James Doohan, the actor who played Scotty in Star Trek. Read More >>

SpaceX Finally Takes Off

First it was on, then it was off. Then on, then off. Then it had a little wobble. Now, SpaceX has finally launched, making it NASA's first successful involvement with the world of private space flight. Read More >>

Engine Problems Delay Falcon 9's Historic Launch

Before it could slip the surly bonds of earth and dance the skies on laughter-silvered wings, SpaceX's Falcon 9's early morning launch was unfortunately scrapped by Nasa today due to higher than normal pressure readings in its number five engine. Read More >>

The First Private Spaceship That Will Dock to the International Space Station

You are looking at the first private spaceship that will dock with the International Space Station: a SpaceX Dragon on top of a Falcon 9 rocket. It's the beginning of the future of manned space travel, people. Read More >>


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