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THURSDAY'S SPACEX MISHAP: Why Exploding Rockets Are Not Always a Bad Thing

Rod Pyle | Posted 09.06.2016 | Technology
Rod Pyle

Let's face it: spaceflight is inherently risky, and getting into orbit is one of the most dangerous phases of any mission. Rockets are, by definition,...

SpaceX Nails Historic At-Sea Rocket Landing

The Huffington Post | Chris DAngelo | Posted 04.08.2016 | Science

Before the dust even had time to settle from last week's Tesla Model 3 unveiling, billionaire tech magnate Elon Musk's other brainchild, SpaceX, celeb...

The Relationship Between Rocket Science and Human Resource Management

Brian Cheung | Posted 03.06.2017 | Science
Brian Cheung

It's too early to tell but if Bezos and Musk can prove themselves to be the great creators of our generation, these undeniably demanding work environments will be validated as its own innovation, one independent of the ingenuity that gave us online shopping, electric cars and rockets to outer space.

SpaceX Rocket Crashes During Drone Ship Landing -- Again

The Huffington Post | Chris DAngelo | Posted 12.19.2016 | Science

After four delayed attempts, Elon Musk's Space Exploration Technologies Corp., or SpaceX, launched its Falcon 9 rocket from Cape Canaveral, Florida, o...

3rd SpaceX Rocket Launch Aborted

The Huffington Post | Chris DAngelo | Posted 02.28.2016 | Science

UPDATE, Feb. 28: SpaceX aborted the launch of the Falcon 9 rocket for a third time on Sunday night. The space technologies company went ahead with the...

Space Exploration Could Herald the Beginning of the Post-Human Era

Martin Rees | Posted 02.22.2017 | Home
Martin Rees

Even though we may wish to regulate genetic and cyborg technology on Earth, we should surely wish space pioneers good luck in using all available resources to adapt themselves and their progeny to alien conditions.

Invisible SpaceX Launch: Best Day Ever?

Greg Autry | Posted 01.19.2017 | Technology
Greg Autry

In my dual capacities as a technology entrepreneurship researcher and space fan boy, I've always wanted to see a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket launch . . . ...

SpaceX Rocket Botches Landing At Sea After Successful Launch

The Huffington Post | Chris DAngelo | Posted 12.19.2016 | Science

A third at-sea landing attempt proved not to be the charm for billionaire Elon Musk's Space Exploration Technologies Corp., or SpaceX. On Sunday, Spac...

SpaceX Makes History With 'Insane' Launch And Landing

The Huffington Post | Chris DAngelo | Posted 12.22.2015 | Science

SpaceX made history Monday night when it successfully launched a Falcon 9 rocket into orbit, deployed 11 satellites, and then brought the 15-story boo...

A Propellantless Propulsion Lunar Prize

Benjamin T. Solomon | Posted 07.12.2016 | Science
Benjamin T. Solomon

The future is closer than we think. While we recognize that failures are part of birthing a new industry especially one like private space, the tragic failure of SpaceX's Falcon 9 on June 28 2015, signifies that rockets are too complex a technology to deliver long term repeatability.

Countdown to Zero

Robert Bliwise | Posted 07.02.2016 | Science
Robert Bliwise

Falcon 9 is the third resupply mission of its kind to fail in recent months. Is it more than a failure, but also a metaphor of our times? Ambitions that, even in their smallness, can't be realized?

SpaceX Launches Rocket After Several Scrubbed Attempts

The Huffington Post | Macrina Cooper-White | Posted 02.11.2015 | Science

Third time's a charm! After complications on previous attempts, SpaceX launched the DSCOVR space weather satellite on Wednesday evening from Cape C...

SpaceX Continues to Deliver the Goods for America

Greg Autry | Posted 03.15.2015 | Technology
Greg Autry

SpaceX has an impressive half dozen commercial launches to its name and a manifest of launch orders from domestic and international clients stretching into the future. They've managed to do this the old fashioned way, by being cheaper, faster and more reliable.

Countdown For SpaceX Rocket Launch Aborted

The Huffington Post | Macrina Cooper-White | Posted 01.06.2015 | Science

UPDATE: The launch countdown was aborted today due to a "Falcon 9 launch vehicle issue." The launch has been rescheduled for 5:09 a.m. EST Friday, pen...

Rick Fleeter's Personal Satellite Revolution Has Begun

Marco Cáceres | Posted 06.18.2014 | Science
Marco Cáceres

The launch Friday of SpaceX's Falcon 9 v1.1 rocket to the International Space Station (ISS) is important for at least three primary reasons. First, be...

Satellite Destroyed Following SpaceX Glitch

Reuters | Posted 12.12.2012 | Science

By Irene Klotz CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla., Oct 12 - An experimental communications satellite flying piggyback aboard a Space Exploration Tech...

SpaceX Rocket Blasts Off On Historic Trip To International Space Station

Posted 05.22.2012 | Science

The SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket blasted off from Cape Canaveral early Tuesday morning. The 3:44 a.m. launch followed numerous technical delays, includin...

SpaceX Fixes Glitch That Grounded Rocket As New Launch Window Approaches

Posted 05.21.2012 | Science

By: Clara Moskowitz Published: 05/20/2012 10:19 AM EDT on CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — SpaceX engineers have replaced a faulty engine valv...

SpaceX Identifies Cause Of Aborted Launch

Posted 05.20.2012 | Science

By: Clara Moskowitz Published: 05/19/2012 08:01 AM EDT on This story was updated at 6:15 p.m. EDT. CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — A failed...

WATCH: Company To Attempt To Build Reusable Rocket

Posted 12.03.2011 | Technology

SpaceX, a private rocket and spacecraft maker, wants to put an "x" through space junk. Its own space junk, at least. The company, also known as ...

The Senate Launch System

Rick Tumlinson | Posted 06.01.2011 | Technology
Rick Tumlinson

At a time when politicians say we need to be trimming the budget, why are senators pushing to spend $2 billion on their Senate Launch System, which uses an outdated approach to space exploration?

Can NASA Change In Order To Survive?

Los Angeles Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Early this month, Hawthorne-based rocket venture SpaceX launched an unmanned version of its Dragon capsule into orbit, took it for a few spins around ...

First Privately Owned Spacecraft To Launch This Week

NY Daily News | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

The future of the space travel will undergo a crucial test Tuesday when the first privately owned spaceship attempts a launch into orbit....

SpaceX Falcon 9 Rocket Test SUCCESS: F

Yahoo! News | Irene Klotz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Space Exploration Technologies successfully test fired its Falcon 9 rocket this weekend, clearing a milestone toward the inaugural flight of a private...