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An artist's concept of LightSail 2 above Earth.

SpaceX’s Falcon Heavy has successfully launched the first ‘solar sailing’ spacecraft into orbit. It will be powered purely by light....

At 2:30 a.m. ET on Tuesday, SpaceX's Falcon Heavy rocket launched, carrying the first "solar sailing" spacecraft into orbit.
SpaceX's second-ever Falcon Heavy rocket launches the Arabsat-6A communications satellite from NASA's Launch Complex 39-A at Cape Canaveral, Florida, on April 11, 2019.

Elon Musk says SpaceX will try its ‘most difficult launch ever’ early Tuesday morning. Here’s how to watch live video of the 3rd-eve...

On June 24, the world's most powerful operational rocket will try launching 24 payloads — including an atomic clock and human cremains — into orbit.
SpaceX's second-ever Falcon Heavy rocket launches the Arabsat-6A communications satellite from NASA's Launch Complex 39-A at Cape Canaveral, Florida, on April 11, 2019.

SpaceX is about to launch 152 dead people’s remains into orbit aboard a Falcon Heavy rocket

A company called Celestis has tucked small pods of cremated "participants" into a spacecraft that will also carry NASA's Deep Space Atomic Clock.
An illustration of NASA's Deep Space Atomic Clock project.

SpaceX is about to launch a remarkable atomic clock for NASA that may change how we explore space

If the Deep Space Atomic Clock experiment works, it could enable future robots and astronauts to navigate through space without help from Earth.

A SpaceX contractor risked disaster by forging safety inspectors’ signatures for Falcon 9 and Falcon Heavy rocket parts, US prosecutors say

James Smalley photocopied inspectors' signatures, and copied and pasted them onto inspection documents, the DOJ said.
SpaceX lost a rocket core at the weekend.

A SpaceX rocket survived space but was torn apart by high seas

SpaceX CEO Elon Musk tweeted that the engines still might be salvaged.

SpaceX successfully launched Falcon Heavy, the world’s most powerful operational rocket, on its first paid mission

SpaceX will broadcast live video of its second-ever Falcon Heavy rocket launch. It's the vehicle's first paid mission to deploy a payload into orbit.
President Donald Trump and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross

Trump’s commerce secretary wants to turn the moon into a ‘gas station for outer space’

Wilbur Ross said that the key to expanding commercial space exploration was to turn the moon "into a kind of gas station for outer space."
The last photo of "Starman" in Elon Musk's red Tesla Roadster as it flies toward Mars orbit. Earth is the bright crescent seen in the background.

Elon Musk’s Tesla Roadster will eventually crash in space — and scientists think they know where and by when

Planetary science researchers can breathe a little easier now, thanks to new research that simulates the bacteria-coated car's final destination.

SpaceX may have just launched an ‘Apollo moment’ for the space industry — here’s how

John Young, a former Pentagon undersecretary, says the first launch of Elon Musk's Falcon Heavy rocket could open huge doors for the space industry.