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January 20, 2020, 3:29 PM

SpaceX blows up a Falcon 9 rocket as part of crucial safety test

SpaceX launched its final unmanned test flight Saturday that it needs before it can send astronauts to the International Space Station.
January 20, 2020, 3:29 PM
SpaceX blows up a Falcon 9 rocket as part of safety test
January 16, 2020, 6:00 PM

SpaceX planning to blow up rocket

The company on Saturday is testing out its Crew Dragon capsule, which will perform an “In-Flight Abort Test” that involves blowing up a Falcon 9 rocket.
January 16, 2020, 6:00 PM
SpaceX planning to blow up rocket
2 months ago

SpaceX delivers 'mighty mice,' worms, robot to space station

Rocket also brought pest-killing worms and a smart, empathetic robot.
2 months ago
2 months ago

SpaceX launched 60 satellites in mission to bring internet to the world

The Starlink mission aims to provide internet in the northern U.S. and Canada in 2020 and expand to "near global coverage of the populated world by 2021," according to SpaceX's website.
2 months ago
SpaceX launched 60 satellites in mission to bring internet to the world
2 months ago

SpaceX launched 60 Starlink satellites as part of mission to bring internet to the world

SpaceX's Starlink project, spearheaded by Elon Musk, aims to start providing internet to the U.S. and Canada in 2020.
2 months ago
SpaceX launched 60 satellites in mission to bring internet to the world
3 months ago

SpaceX hits huge milestone

The private company has now successfully completed 13 tests of its space craft “Parachute”.
3 months ago
SpaceX hits huge milestone
4 months ago

SpaceX unveils Starship, to transport humans to the moon and Mars

SpaceX CEO Elon Musk also shared his vision for his Starship rocket that he hopes will soon carry humans to the moon and Mars.
4 months ago
SpaceX unveils Starship, to transport humans to the moon and Mars
4 months ago

Elon Musk unveils new SpaceX rocket for Mars travel

The billionaire entrepreneur said his company hopes to reach orbit with the Starship spacecraft “in less than six months.”
4 months ago
Elon Musk unveils new SpaceX rocket for Mars travel
4 months ago

Musk unveils SpaceX rocket designed to get to Mars and back

SpaceX spacecraft designed to carry a crew, cargo to the moon, Mars or anywhere.
4 months ago
5 months ago

SpaceX’s ‘Starhopper’ completes a minute-long test flight

Different versions of the vehicle are expected to put satellites into orbit, and to send cargo, fuel and people beyond Earth, to destinations such as the moon and Mars.
5 months ago
SpaceX’s ‘Starhopper’ completes a minute-long test flight
5 months ago

SpaceX to launch Mars rocket prototype in southern Texas

Local residents are concerned after the Office of Emergency Management sent out a warning that there is a risk of malfunction that could result in broken windows.
5 months ago
SpaceX to launch Mars rocket prototype in southern Texas
6 months ago

SpaceX launch sends 3D printer, supplies to ISS

A space capsule carrying a 3D printer to make human tissue and about 5,000 pounds of supplies is on its way to the International Space Station.
6 months ago
SpaceX launch sends 3D printer, supplies to ISS
7 months ago

SpaceX launches hefty rocket with 24 satellites, experiments

The rocket was carrying a deep space atomic clock and a solar sail.
7 months ago
SpaceX launches hefty rocket with 24 satellites
7 months ago

SpaceX to launch most powerful rocket in the dark for 1st time

Amazon has a patent on surveillance systems drones.
7 months ago
SpaceX to launch most powerful rocket in the dark for 1st time
7 months ago

SpaceX Falcon 9 launches three Canadian satellites into orbit

A SpaceX Falcon 9 took off from the Vandenberg Air Force Base in California and landed successfully, launching three Canadian satellites into orbit amid heavy fog.
7 months ago
SpaceX Falcon 9 launches three Canadian satellites into orbit
9 months ago

SpaceX shipment reaches space station after weekend launch

The Dragon capsule reached the orbiting complex Monday.
9 months ago
SpaceX shipment reaches space station after weekend launch
9 months ago

SpaceX launches supplies to space station after power delays

SpaceX has launched a load of supplies to the International Space Station, running at full power following repairs
9 months ago
9 months ago

SpaceX delays launch to freshly repaired space station

SpaceX has delayed a supply run to the International Space Station
9 months ago
SpaceX delays launch to freshly repaired space station
9 months ago

SpaceX capsule suffers 'anomaly,' smoke seen for miles

Officials say SpaceX's new capsule for astronauts suffered an "anomaly" during a routine engine test firing in Florida, causing smoke to be seen for miles
9 months ago
9 months ago

SpaceX delays mega rocket launch due to high wind shear

SpaceX has delayed the launch of its newest mega rocket because of dangerously high wind
9 months ago
1 year ago

SpaceX crew capsule ends test flight with ocean splashdown

SpaceX's slick new crew capsule has returned to Earth, ending its first test flight with an old-fashioned splashdown
1 year ago
SpaceX crew capsule ends test flight with ocean splashdown
1 year ago

SpaceX makes history with splashdown

SpaceX's Crew Dragon capsule safely splashed down in waters off the Florida coast.
1 year ago
SpaceX makes history with splashdown
1 year ago

SpaceX 'Dragon' capsule headed back to Earth

ABC News' David Kerley reports on what could come next as the "Dragon" capsule from SpaceX undocked from the International Space Station after a six-day test flight.
1 year ago
SpaceX 'Dragon' capsule headed back to Earth
1 year ago

SpaceX capsule becomes 1st commercial spacecraft to dock with International Space Station

The unmanned craft took about 27 hours to reach the ISS.
1 year ago
SpaceX's unmanned capsule docks with International Space Station
1 year ago

SpaceX successfully launches rocket en route for the International Space Station

The unmanned capsule blasted off with a life-sized dummy inside and is expected to reach ISS within 27 hours after liftoff.
1 year ago
SpaceX successfully launches rocket en route for the International Space Station
1 year ago

SpaceX launches new technology

Elon Musk's company closes in on human spaceflight capabilities.
1 year ago
SpaceX launches new technology
1 year ago

SpaceX launches Israeli lunar spacecraft into orbit

Israel's Beresheet robot took off on a historic moon mission on Thursday.
1 year ago
SpaceX launches Israeli lunar spacecraft into orbit
1 year ago

SpaceX launches Israeli lunar spacecraft into orbit

With the help of SpaceX, Israel is aiming to become the fourth country to successfully land on the moon.
1 year ago
SpaceX launches Israeli lunar spacecraft into orbit
1 year ago

SpaceX to build Mars ships in Texas, not Los Angeles

SpaceX says it will build test versions of its Mars spaceship in south Texas instead of the Port of Los Angeles, dealing another blow to the local economy only days after the company announced massive layoffs
1 year ago
SpaceX to build Mars spaceship in Texas, not Los Angeles
1 year ago

SpaceX launches 10 more Iridium Communications satellites

A SpaceX rocket has delivered 10 satellites to low-Earth orbit, completing a two-year campaign by Iridium Communications to replace its original fleet with a new generation of mobile communication technology and added global aircraft tracking capability
1 year ago
1 year ago
SpaceX’s Falcon 9 launches 10 communications satellites
1 year ago

SpaceX Falcon 9 launches final set of satellites into orbit

SpaceX launches its Falcon 9 rocket, sending final batch of 10 Iridium NEXT satellites into space as part of the Iridium-8 mission.
1 year ago
SpaceX Falcon 9 launches final set of satellites into orbit
1 year ago

SpaceX launch lights up night sky in Southern California

SpaceX successfully launched its Falcon 9 rocket Sunday night.
1 year ago
SpaceX launch lights up night sky in Southern California
1 year ago

SpaceX launch lights up night sky in Southern California

SpaceX lit up the night sky in Southern California on Sunday, and sent gawkers from across the region craning their necks to the sight.
1 year ago
SpaceX launch lights up night sky in Southern California
1 year ago

SpaceX announces 1st customer to orbit the moon

SpaceX announced Earth's first space tourist will be Yusaka Maezawa, a Japanese billionaire who will travel around the moon in the company's Big Falcon rocket.
1 year ago
SpaceX announces 1st customer to orbit the moon
1 year ago

1st private citizen purchases ride around the moon

Yusaku Maezawa, a Japanese entrepreneur, wants to take six artists on his trip around the moon with SpaceX and have them curate art.
1 year ago
1st private citizen purchases ride around the moon
1 year ago

SpaceX to take tourist on trip around moon

Japanese billionaire Yusaku Maezawa will be the first private passenger to take a loop around the moon.
1 year ago
SpaceX to take tourist on trip around moon
1 year ago

1st SpaceX passenger: 'I choose to go to the moon!'

SpaceX announced its first moonshot passenger on Monday: a Japanese billionaire.
1 year ago
1st SpaceX passenger: 'I choose to go to the moon!'
1 year ago

Historic announcement from SpaceX

SpaceX is set to announce who their first private passenger will be on a journey around the moon.
1 year ago
Historic announcement from SpaceX
1 year ago

Elon Musk's SpaceX successfully re-launches rocket

The rocket carried the Merah Putih satellite into orbit, which will provide internet and phone services across Indonesia and Southeast Asia, according to SpaceX.
1 year ago
Elon Musk's SpaceX successfully re-launches rocket
1 year ago

Elon Musk's SpaceX successfully re-launches rocket

SpaceX successfully re-uses rocket
1 year ago
Elon Musk's SpaceX successfully re-launches rocket
2 years ago

SpaceX successfully launches massive commercial satellite

The communications satellite launched Sunday weighs more than 15,000 pounds.
2 years ago
SpaceX successfully launches massive commercial satellite
2 years ago

How Falcon Heavy sparked a 'new space race'

From the government to private enterprise, ABC News correspondent David Kerley dives into what some have dubbed the "new space race." We profile the machines, goals, and people behind it all.
2 years ago
How Falcon Heavy sparked a 'new space race'
2 years ago

Design error may have caused SpaceX rocket explosion in 2015: NASA

The new report from NASA sheds more light on the explosion.
2 years ago
Design error may have caused SpaceX rocket explosion in 2015: NASA
2 years ago

Elon Musk 'optimistic' about 2019 test flights to Mars but a 'good chance you will die'

The first test flights to Mars could be ready as soon as the first half of next year, Tesla and SpaceX founder Elon Musk said, but there’s a “good chance you will die.”
2 years ago
Musk 'optimistic' about 2019 test flights to Mars but a 'good chance you will die'
2 years ago

Elon Musk's SpaceX launches megarocket with his own Tesla vehicle on board

The rocket launched from Kennedy Space Center.
2 years ago
Elon Musk's SpaceX launches megarocket with his own Tesla on board
2 years ago

Man found dead in motel after traveling to watch SpaceX launch

A nationwide search for his killer is underway.
2 years ago
Man found dead in motel after traveling to watch SpaceX launch
2 years ago

What's next for Elon Musk's SpaceX rocket

Tesla founder Musk told ABC News he "didn't really think this would work" after his Falcon Heavy rocket successfully blasted into space.
2 years ago
What's next for Elon Musk's SpaceX rocket
2 years ago

SpaceX rocket now on a trajectory toward asteroid belt between Mars and Jupiter

At mission control, 6,000 workers cheered the launch Tuesday.
2 years ago
SpaceX rocket now on a trajectory toward asteroid belt between Mars and Jupiter
2 years ago

SpaceX launches a new rocket with Tesla Roadster car on top

The Falcon Heavy was launched from the same launch pad used by NASA nearly 50 years ago to send men to the moon.
2 years ago
SpaceX launches a new rocket with Tesla Roadster car on top