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How SpaceX’s new Starship launch system compares to NASA’s towering moon rockets

SpaceX's rocket ship for the moon and Mars may be millions of pounds heavier and dozens of feet taller than the Apollo-era Saturn V launcher.
A fireball engulfs SpaceX's Starhopper rocket ship during a static fire test on July 16, 2019.

A huge fireball briefly swallowed SpaceX’s Mars rocket prototype, but Elon Musk says there is ‘no major damage’

SpaceX test-fired a small rocket ship called Starhopper on Tuesday. A fireball erupted around the vehicle a few minutes after the test-firing ended.
SpaceX's earliest Mars rocket ship prototype, called Starhopper, sits on a launchpad after its first launch in April 2019.

Elon Musk says SpaceX is about to launch a Mars rocket prototype. Here’s what we know about Starhopper’s biggest launch yet in south Texas...

Elon Musk's rocket company wants to see if its latest Raptor rocket engine can propel a steel rocket ship 65 feet in the air, hover, and safely land.
The central booster of the Falcon Heavy rocket crashed into the sea and exploded after narrowly missing its landing platform on Tuesday morning.

Video shows SpaceX rocket booster narrowly missing its landing platform and hitting the sea after the ‘most difficult launch ever’

SpaceX launched its Falcon Heavy rocket for the third time on Tuesday. Its payloads included an atomic clock for NASA and the ashes of 152 people.
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.

Elon Musk and Jeff Bezos are in an epic, years-long feud over space travel. Here’s a timeline of the billionaires’ most notable battles.

The billionaires often criticize each other's rockets and space-exploration plans, but they've also legally sparred over key launchpads and patents.
A video posted to Chinese social media appears to show the loss of a top-secret military satellite aboard a Long March 4C rocket on May 23, 2019.

Video shows a top-secret Chinese space mission failing in mid-flight — China’s second rocket loss of the year

Videos and photos posted to Chinese social media show the mid-flight destruction of a Long March 4C rocket and a reported military payload on top.

Jeff Bezos will reveal new details about his rocket company Blue Origin today. Clues suggest he could announce plans to land on the moon.

Blue Origin, the aerospace company founded by Amazon billionaire Jeff Bezos, has doled out cryptic details ahead of a media event in Washington, DC.
A picture taken on May 6, 2019, shows a building in Gaza City that was destroyed during Israeli airstrikes on Gaza City.

13 photos show how the deadly Israeli-Gaza attacks impacted residents on both sides

Four Israelis and 25 Palestinians were killed during a weekend of fighting between Israel and militant forces in the Gaza Strip.