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Japanese billionaire and fashion mogul Yusaku Maezawa poses with SpaceX CEO Elon Musk in front of a printout of a Falcon 9 rocket on September 18, 2018..

Ahead of SpaceX moon mission, billionaire Yusaku Maezawa sells a $2.3 billion stake in his fashion company to Yahoo Japan

With SpaceX CEO Elon Musk at his side in September 2018, Yusaku Maezawa announced he'd be the first Starship passenger on a flight around the moon.
A prototype of NASA's xEMU spacesuit program called the Z-2. The agency is designing new suits for astronauts to explore planetary surfaces.

An astronaut is urging NASA to form a new spacesuit program now if it hopes to get back to the moon in 2024

NASA's only operational spacesuits are aboard the International Space Station. And at 40 years-old each, they're not getting any younger — or safer.
Starhopper — SpaceX's first Mars Starship prototype — hovers over its launchpad during a test flight in Boca Chica, Texas, on August 27, 2019.

New documents reveal SpaceX’s plans for launching Mars-rocket prototypes from South Texas

The Federal Aviation Administration's "written reevaluation" is SpaceX's ticket to launching orbital-class Starship prototypes from Boca Chica, Texas.
Elon Musk and SpaceX are developing a stainless-steel rocket ship called Starship.

SpaceX is eyeing these 9 places on Mars for its first Starship rocket missions

A planetary geologist at NASA JPL requested the photos of Mars for SpaceX but apparently can't discuss the images thanks to a nondisclosure agreement.
Elon Musk, the founder of SpaceX, during a press conference on February 6, 2018.

Elon Musk is already dreaming of a monster ‘next-generation’ Starship. If built, the rocket’s body would be wider than an NBA basket...

SpaceX is working on Starship launch system planned to be nearly 390 feet (118 meters) tall. But Musk is already thinking bigger — much, much bigger.
SpaceX's Starhopper rocket ship prototype launches on its first free flight near Boca Chica, Texas, on July 25, 2019.

Police sent explosion warnings to residents near SpaceX’s South Texas launch site ahead of an experimental rocket flight

Sheriffs gave a notice to residents of Boca Chica on Saturday that warns an "overpressure event" may break windows, so they should vacate their homes.
SpaceX's Starhopper rocket ship prototype launches on its first free flight near Boca Chica, Texas, on July 25, 2019.

SpaceX just launched and landed a Mars spaceship prototype in a major test flight in Texas

The first true flight of the Starhopper vehicle lasted just a few seconds, but it's a key step in developing a rocket ship able to reach Mars.
An aerial view of SpaceX's Starhopper rocket ship prototype after it aborted launch attempt from Boca Chica Beach, Texas, on July 24, 2019.

SpaceX tried to launch a Mars spaceship prototype on its first big flight, but the test abruptly ended after ignition

Wednesday's experimental launch was slated to take Starhopper on its first true flight, but Elon Musk said its rocket-engine propellant got too cold.
An illustration of SpaceX's Starship vehicle on the surface of the moon, with Earth in the distance.

Elon Musk says SpaceX could land on the moon in 2 years. A NASA executive says ‘we’ll partner with them, and we’ll get there faster&...

Jeff DeWit, NASA's chief financial officer, thinks Elon Musk's SpaceX is unlikely to land Starship on the moon in 2021 but said, "I hope he does it."
Buzz Aldrin, a NASA astronaut who walked on the moon during Apollo 11, speaks onstage during an event on March 23, 2019.

Buzz Aldrin walked on the moon 50 years ago today. Here’s what the astronaut remembers most about NASA’s Apollo 11 mission.

On July 20, 1969, two people landed on the moon for the first time. NASA astronaut Buzz Aldrin's memory of the historic mission is as fresh as ever.