In yet another episode of ‘What crazy idea is Elon Musk trying to disrupt the world with this week?,’ the billionaire’s space company has officially requested permission to begin testing satellites for what could become a globe-spanning internet.
To send really big rockets into space, you need equally enormous buildings to construct them in. Enter SpaceX’s new hangar, under construction right next to the pad that used to send Apollo missions to the Moon. Read More >>
This picture shows SpaceX preparing its Falcon 9 rocket for launch at Cape Canaveral later today. If all goes well — and currently there’s a 60 per cent chance of favourable weather — the launch will take place during a 90-minute window which starts at 22:14 GMT. Read more >
For the third time this year, SpaceX attempted to launch a Falcon 9 rocket and autonomously land the first stage portion on an unmanned barge. And for the third time this year, that (very expensive) rocket crashed and burned.