SpaceX Falcon 9 Launch. Credit: SpaceX   ANIMATION The Space Development Agency — charged with building the National Defense Space Architecture — will, for the first time, put satellites into orbit aboard SpaceX’s Transporter 2 commercial rocket when it launches Friday from Cape Canaveral Space Force Station in Florida. The Falcon […]

Cell Science-04 flies tardigrades, or water bears, to the space station for a study seeking to identify the genes involved in its adaptation and survival in high stress environments. Credit: Thomas Boothby, University of Wyoming The 22nd SpaceX cargo resupply mission carrying scientific research and technology demonstrations launches to the […]

Artist’s concept of the Gateway Power and Propulsion Element, or PPE, and Habitation and Logistics Outpost, or HALO, in orbit around the Moon. Credit: NASA NASA has selected Space Exploration Technologies (SpaceX) of Hawthorne, California, to provide launch services for the agency’s Power and Propulsion Element (PPE) and Habitation and Logistics […]

SpaceX launched its 21st commercial resupply mission to the International Space Station at 11:17 a.m. EST Dec. 6, 2020, from Launch Pad 39A at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida. Credit: NASA Television The latest SpaceX Dragon resupply spacecraft is on its way to the International Space Station with more than 6,400 […]

A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket and Crew Dragon Resilience for NASA SpaceX’s Crew-1 mission are seen inside the SpaceX Hangar at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida on November 9, 2020, before rollout to Launch Pad 39A. Credit: SpaceX Years of design, development, and testing have culminated in NASA officially certifying the […]

Credit: NASA/Joel Kowsky A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket with the company’s Crew Dragon spacecraft onboard is seen on the launch pad at Launch Complex 39A after being rolled out overnight as preparations continue for the Crew-1 mission, Tuesday, November 10, 2020, at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida. NASA’s SpaceX Crew-1 mission is […]