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SpaceX Successfully Launches Falcon 9 Satellite Into Orbit

Reuters | Posted 10.05.2014 | Business

By Irene Klotz CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. Aug 5 (Reuters) - A Space Exploration Technologies Falcon 9 rocket thundered off its coastal launch ...

Elon Musk Is Making Good On Promises To Stephen Colbert

The Huffington Post | Alexander C. Kaufman | Posted 07.25.2014 | Business

Four years ago, Stephen Colbert doubted that Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk could make an electric car people would buy. Now the comedian drives a Tesl...

Supply-Laden Rocket Finally Lifts Off

AP | MARCIA DUNN | Posted 06.18.2014 | Science

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — A SpaceX supply ship rocketed toward the International Space Station on Friday, setting the stage for an Easter morning ...

New Glitch Delays Rocket Launch

AP | MARCIA DUNN | Posted 06.14.2014 | Science

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — A space station cargo ship will remain Earthbound for a while longer because of a rocket leak. With just over an hour r...

WATCH: Prototype Rocket Smashes Altitude Record

The Huffington Post | Sara Gates | Posted 04.24.2013 | Science

That's one mighty hop. The "Grasshopper" reusable rocket prototype shattered its own record this week, reaching a height of 820 feet. That's more...

ISS-Bound Spacecraft Suffers Major Glitch

AP | MARCIA DUNN | Posted 05.01.2013 | Science

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. -- A commercial craft carrying a ton of supplies for the International Space Station ran into thruster trouble shortly after lift...

We All Need Inspiration

David Sable | Posted 12.29.2012 | Technology
David Sable

I need inspiration -- stories that excite my imagination, give me hope for the future and make clear just what we can accomplish when we set our minds to it.

Launch A Rocket, Make A Billion

The Huffington Post | Nate C. Hindman | Posted 06.08.2012 | Small Business

What does it take to make $1 billion these days? Try launching a rocket into outer space. At least, that's what financial analysis firm PrivCo says...

SpaceX Craft Attempts Risky Space Station Flyby

Posted 05.24.2012 | Science

By: Clara Moskowitz Published: 05/24/2012 06:56 AM EDT on SPACE.com This story was updated at 8:10 a.m. EDT. A private spaceship on its first t...

SpaceX: Future or Failure?

Anna Leahy | Posted 07.22.2012 | Science
Anna Leahy

Spaceflight is hard. Really hard. And that's one reason that we bother going to space at all.

WATCH: SpaceX Rocket Blasts Off Toward International Space Station

The Huffington Post | Timothy Stenovec | Posted 05.22.2012 | Science

Second time's a charm. The SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket blasted off from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station early Tuesday morning, carrying the Dragon caps...

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 SPACE.com 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 SPACE.com This story was updated at 6:15 p.m. EDT. CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — A failed...

WATCH: SpaceX Stalls Historic Mission In Last Second

AP | MARCIA DUNN | Posted 07.19.2012 | Science

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — A new private supply ship for the International Space Station remained stuck on the ground Saturday after rocket engine t...

SATURDAY: SpaceX Gets Set For Historic Mission

AP | MARCIA DUNN | Posted 05.18.2012 | Science

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. -- For the first time, a private company will launch a rocket to the International Space Station, sending it on a grocery run thi...

SpaceX Reschedules Rendezvous With Space Station

AP | Posted 04.24.2012 | Science

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. -- A private U.S. company has delayed launching a cargo ship to the International Space Station. Space Exploration Technologies ...

SpaceX Mission Launch Date Announced

Posted 04.17.2012 | Science

By: Mike Wall Published: 04/16/2012 06:30 PM EDT on SPACE.com A private spaceship mission to the International Space Station is on track for a pla...

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...