Elon Musk’s SpaceX launches Space Force military satellite with a REUSED booster for the first time

Elon Musk’s SpaceX used a recycled Falcon 9 booster to deliver a national security satellite to orbit for the first time Thursday. The 230-foot-tall rocket, topped with the GPS III SV05, ignited its nine Merlin engines at 12:10pm ET at Cape Canaveral Space Force Station’s Launch Complex 40. ‘Go Falcon and go GPS,’ a host … Read more

The Flaming Lips’ singer calls on Elon Musk to help the band become the first to perform on the ISS

Space jam! The Flaming Lips’ singer calls on Elon Musk to help the band become the first to perform on the International Space Station The Flaming Lips, a psychedelic rock band, wants to perform in space Lead singer, Wayne Coyne, revealed it is their dream to play on the ISSCoyne also shared that he hopes Elon … Read more

USAF and Elon Musk’s plans to transport cargo by rocket anywhere in the world in one hour revealed

The US Air Force has revealed details about its ambitious plans for a space launch rocket which could deliver cargo weighing up to 100 tons to anywhere in the world within an hour. The service, working in partnership with Elon Musk‘s SpaceX, wants to carry out an end-to-end test of the Rocket Cargo program by … Read more

SpaceX plans to launch a Starship rocket to MARS from an ‘ocean spaceport’ in 2022 

SpaceX founder Elon Musk has confirmed ambitious plans to build an ‘ocean spaceport’ that will be used to launch a Starship rocket to Mars in 2022.  It was reported in July 2020 that the firm had acquired a pair of former oil drilling rigs for $3.5 million (£2.47 million) each that they planned to convert … Read more

SpaceX satellite plans ‘unsustainable’ warns competitor Arianespace

SpaceX is close to a ‘de-factor monopolisation’ of space due to its thousands of satellites, claims the head of European space launch firm Arianespace. The Elon Musk-owned firm has asked the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) for permission to launch up to 42,000 satellites into space. They are building the ‘Starlink’ constellation that will deliver ‘reliable … Read more

SpaceX: Satellite operator calls for a halt to Starlink launches pending an environmental review

SpaceX may face a legal challenge from a rival satellite operator who has called for a halt to Starlink launches pending an environmental review of the megaconstellation. Broadband firm Viasat called on the US Federal Communications Commission (FCC) on Friday to stay a license modification allowing for Starlink’s expansion in low orbit. The megaconstellation, which … Read more

First-time astronaut Kaya Barron named final member crew SpaceX NASA crew who will fly to ISS

NASA has officially named first-astronaut Kayla Barron to be the fourth and final member of its upcoming SpaceX Crew-3 mission to the International Space Station (ISS), slated to launch in mid-October. Barron, 33, who entered astronaut candidate school in 2017, will join fellow NASA astronauts Raja Chari and Tom Marshburn on the flight.  The three NASA astronauts … Read more

Japanese billionaire purchases trip to the International Space Station in December

Japanese fashion billionaire pays up to $40 MILLION for ticket to the International Space Station in December Yusaku Maezawa has purchased a flight to the International Space StationHe is a Japanese billionaire who has made his wealthy in the fashion industry Maezawa is set to launch aboard a Russian Soyuz spacecraft in DecemberHe is bringing a production … Read more