Watch a SpaceX Falcon 9 Rocket Make Another Launch Attempt (Update)

The original launch of SpaceX's redesigned Falcon 9 rocket was planned for just a few days ago on Monday—but that mission was scrubbed at the last minute due to a technical glitch. It was sad for those who tuned in at the beginning of the week to watch the livestream, but the good news is that right now SpaceX is … » 11/28/13 5:55pm 11/28/13 5:55pm

Watch the SpaceX Falcon 9 Undergo Performance Anxiety With the Whole…

They say the first time never lasts as long as you'd want. Yesterday's failed SpaceX Falcon 9 launch is no exception. Watch the rocket tremble with anticipation and light its load, only to have its performance cut short at the last second. It's okay, Falcon, we've all been there. [AP YouTube via The Atlantic] » 5/20/12 3:00pm 5/20/12 3:00pm

SpaceX Falcon 9: The Future of Commercial Space Flight Blasts Off…

Until just a few years ago, manned spaceflight was the exclusive sandbox of not just nations, but of the world's select superpowers—the countries with enough disposable income to say, "F-ck it. Let's go to the Moon." Those days are over, sadly, slowly smothered by shrinking budgets and realigning priorities. » 5/18/12 1:20pm 5/18/12 1:20pm

SpaceX Forced to Delay Launch to Space Station

SpaceX has once again been forced to delay the launch of its Falcon 9 rocket and Dragon spacecraft. The latest launch date was scheduled for Monday, May 7 from Cape Canaveral in Florida and a new date hasn't been set. Issues with the software responsible for controlling the automated spacecraft have caused several of… » 5/03/12 4:17am 5/03/12 4:17am

SpaceX's Falcon 9 Will Hold NASA Cargo, Humans

Now that SpaceX has finally sent a rocket into orbit » 10/02/08 2:30am 10/02/08 2:30am successfully, the Elon Musk-headed company is now focusing on its next goal—hauling cargo for NASA on the Falcon 9, sending people to the International Space Station with its Dragon capsule, and possibly a moon landing as well! Quite a list for a company that only…

SpaceX Moves Launches to Cape Canaveral, Closer to Rockets That Don't…

After three fiery failed test launches of its Falcon 1 rocket (the last one » 9/10/08 4:00pm 9/10/08 4:00pm carrying NASA's and ), Elon Musk's is setting up shop at a new launch site-Cape Canaveral's Space Launch Complex 40, which is just south of SLC-39A/B, from which the Space Shuttle and Apollo moon missions have headed skyward for decades.…