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Dragon, the next generation spacecraft designed to carry astronauts to Earth orbit and beyond. The spacecraft will be capable of carrying up to seven crew members, landing propulsively almost anywhere on Earth, and refueling and flying again for rapid reusability

SpaceX plans to send a small number of tourists into space

SpaceX's Dragon spacecraft, which can carry up to seven passengers, will bring as many as four tourists into space for up to five days in orbit.

Iran tried and failed for the fourth time in a row to put a satellite into orbit

Iran, despite US opposition, has tried four times since January 2019 to put a satellite into orbit, but each attempt has been a failure.
A composite image showing a screengrab from a video inside the Starship Mk1 shared by SpaceX CEO Elon Musk and Musk speaking about the Starship project on September 28.

Elon Musk shared a video inside the prototype of his Starship rocket, which he wants to use to bring people to Mars

The Starship Mk 1, which Elon Musk called "the most inspiring thing I've ever seen," will test technologies intended to take humans to Mars.
President Trump tweeted out a high-resolution image of the launch pad where one of Iran's rockets blew up.

Trump sends Iran ‘best wishes’ after its rocket explodes on the launchpad in a ‘catastrophic’ failure

Iran has tried three times this year to put a satellite in space, but each time something has gone terribly wrong with the rocket.

India calls off the launch of its $146 million lunar mission due to a ‘technical snag’

Only the US, the former Soviet Union, and China have completed a soft landing on the moon's surface so far.
Jeff Bezos unveiled the Blue Moon lunar lander in May.

Jeff Bezos tweeted a video of his lunar lander spewing green flames during a rocket engine test

The Blue Origin engine is called BE-7, and is fuelled by hydrogen and oxygen, according to CEO Jeff Bezos.
SpaceX successfully launched and landed a Falcon 9 rocket carrying three satellites on June 12, 2019.

Incredible photos capture SpaceX’s Falcon 9 rocket piercing the fog during its successful launch

SpaceX successfully launched and landed a used Falcon 9 rocket carrying three Earth-observing satellites to observe Canadian territory and oceans.
Chinese Type PHZ-89 122 mm 40-tube self-propelled multiple rocket launchers assigned to an army artillery regiment during a live-fire exercise in Jiangxi Province, August 21, 2016.

China claims ‘great breakthroughs’ with rocket technology that could give it an edge in a high altitude fight

Chinese officials have said they are making research with the electromagnetic launch of rockets, which could give them greater range and accuracy — and that work may be part of an effort to gain an edge in a simmering border dispute with one of its biggest neighbors.

More than 180 rockets were launched from the Gaza Strip overnight, and Israel retaliated with deadly airstrikes

Palestinian militants in Gaza launched at least 180 rockets at Israel overnight, with Israel retaliating by pounding the Gaza Strip with deadly airstrikes. Seven Israelis and eight Palestinians were wounded, and three Palestinians including a pregnant woman and child were killed in the escalation.

A California man who believes the Earth is flat launched himself almost 2,000 feet in the air in a homemade rocket

"Mad" Mike Hughes launched himself 1,800 feet in the air in a homemade rocket, saying he wanted to see for himself whether the Earth was shaped like a Frisbee.