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.
An artist has updated a classic chart of the world's rockets that was originally published in 1995, to add newer craft like Elon Musk's SpaceX Falcon. This is just a wee snippet of the full thing, so make sure to check out the bigger picture. See more >
Following reports that Google was finalising a $1 billion (£660 million) investment in Elon Musk's zany new space internet project, SpaceX has confirmed a new round of funding worth—you guessed it—$1 billion.