SpaceX has made no secret of the fact that it wants to go to Mars and, that too, very soon. The company previously set an ambitious target to launch its first unmanned mission to Mars in 2018 but SpaceX President Gwynne Shotwell has now said that the company realizes that it might have been too ambitious with this target.
SpaceX has come a long way since it first started out. The company has proven time and again that its Falcon 9 rocket is capable of doing what it’s entrusted with. It has also achieved its aim of landing the reusable rocket out at sea. As the company gears up to relaunch a rocket that has already undertaken a mission, it has now said that it plans on launching rockets […]
SpaceX has been able to successfully land its Falcon 9 rocket after a mission on both land and sea. It has demonstrated multiple times that it’s capable of recovering a rocket but the company hasn’t reused one of those rockets for another mission just yet, but that might change in the near future. SpaceX is one step closer to relaunching one of its used Falcon 9 rockets from a previous […]
SpaceX reported today that it has concluded its investigation into the explosion of one of its rockets on the launch pad in Cape Canaveral late last year. The company had halted all future launches after the explosion as it scrambled to find out precisely what went wrong that ended up destroying its rocket as well as all of the cargo that it was supposed to take up to space. SpaceX […]
SpaceX has conducted countless unmanned missions to space but the company is yet to conduct its first manned mission. The SpaceX Dragon capsule will be carrying the astronauts in the company’s first manned mission which was previously expected to take off next year. SpaceX has now decided to delay its first manned mission to 2018 as it needs more time to go over its pre-flight fueling practices.
SpaceX halted all launches when one of its Falcon 9 rockets exploded on the launchpad. It has taken the company a couple of months to figure out exactly what went wrong. The company will now take the relevant steps to ensure that something like this never happens again and that its customers can continue to trust that SpaceX is going to get their cargo up into space without setting it […]
SpaceX paused its rocket launches as well as any and all tests after one of its Falcon 9 rockets exploded on the launchpad before it was even able to depart for its mission. The company has been working hard to find out the cause of the explosion and while it’s not completely there yet, SpaceX says that the investigation has advanced enough to enable it to resume testing rockets once […]
Elon Musk does many things, but if you’re looking forward to asking him some questions, you will have to keep them limited to his vision for SpaceX. Musk is going to be hosting an Ask Me Anything session on Reddit later today. The Q&A will be hosted on the SpaceX subreddit so that there’s no confusion about the topic. The subreddit’s moderators have made it clear that Musk will only […]
While the CEOs of the other major carriers in the US have typically been rather diplomatic in their statements made publicly, T-Mobile’s CEO John Legere is the complete opposite. Legere has no problems making loud and flashy statements about his competitors that more often than not rub people the wrong way.
SpaceX has been very vocal about taking humans to other planets. It’s aiming to land humans on Mars within a decade and recently test fired the engine that’s going to power its spacecraft for this purpose. The company’s CEO Elon Musk is due to talk about SpaceX’s interplanetary transport in some detail today but before his talk, SpaceX has posted a video which unveils its Interplanetary Transport System.
SpaceX is one of the few private space companies that’s working on interplanetary colonization. It has often talked about taking humans to Mars and has also been developing technology to make it happen. SpaceX CEO Elon Musk is going to talk more about the company’s plans for the colonization of the Red Planet at the 67th Annual International Astronautical Congress tomorrow, and today he has revealed that the company has […]
SpaceX is just one of the companies that’s working to put humans on Mars. One of its inventions for this purpose is the Mars Colonial Transporter, which as the name suggests is meant for transporting humans from Earth to the Red Planet. It’s only after humans have landed on Mars will people really start thinking about putting them on another planet, but SpaceX CEO Elon Musk is already saying that […]
SpaceX is very capable of launching rockets and landing them back on Earth but it has had a few failures along the way. Earlier this month one of the company’s Falcon 9 rocket exploded on the launch pad and ended up destroying the expensive payload that it was supposed to take up to space. The company is working hard to find answers as to why this happened and now SpaceX […]
You might have read recently that a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket exploded on the launchpad as it was being put through pre-launch tests. Not only did the company end up losing an expensive rocket, the customer it was supposed to deliver a satellite for is now asking the company to pay $50 million in compensation for inadvertently blowing up its satellite. The AMOS-6 satellite that SpaceX was supposed to launch […]