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A SpaceX Dragon capsule during a hovering test-fire on November 23, 2015.

A NASA official says the explosion of SpaceX’s ship during a test ‘was a huge gift’ for making the vehicle safe to fly

A lead SpaceX engineer said an anomaly that destroyed its Crew Dragon capsule, designed to fly NASA astronauts, was caused by a small valve.
SpaceX performs a parachute test for its Crew Dragon spaceship, which will ferry NASA astronauts to and from space.

‘It failed’: NASA says SpaceX and Boeing’s recent spaceship-parachute tests did not go well

NASA told Congress on Wednesday that a test of SpaceX's parachute system for Crew Dragon, a space capsule for astronauts, did not go well.
A view of SpaceX's Crew Dragon spaceship returning to Earth after a six-day Demo-1 mission in space. It splashed down in the Atlantic Ocean off the coast of Florida.

SpaceX’s new spaceship for people has returned to Earth, completing its ‘absolutely critical’ first mission for NASA

After a six-day mission, Crew Dragon, which Elon Musk's rocket company SpaceX created for NASA astronauts, safely splashed down in the Atlantic.
An illustration showing SpaceX's Crew Dragon (or Dragon V2) spaceship returning from to Earth from orbit and withstanding intense heating from atmospheric reentry.

WATCH LIVE: SpaceX’s Crew Dragon ship is returning to Earth — the hardest part of Elon Musk’s ‘critically important’ mis...

SpaceX's Crew Dragon — a spaceship made for people — is returning to Earth. Elon Musk hinted this will be the most challenging phase of the mission.
Astronaut Anne McClain plays with a plush Earth toy inside SpaceX's Crew Dragon capsule. The vehicle docked to the International Space Station on March 3, 2019, marking the first arrival of a human-rated commercial spaceship at the football-field-size laboratory.

SpaceX launched a plush toy Earth on its new Crew Dragon spaceship. Now supplies of ‘buddy’ are dwindling across the planet.

Celestial Buddies, which makes a fuzzy Earth doll, said it was shocked to see its inventory sell out after SpaceX rocketed one of the toys into orbit.
An illustration of SpaceX's Crew Dragon vehicle, a spaceship designed to fly NASA astronauts, docking with the International Space Station.

SpaceX just docked the first commercial spaceship built for astronauts to the International Space Station — what NASA calls a ‘historic ac...

A day after SpaceX launched the first human-rated commercial spaceship, International Space Station crew welcomed the ship to their flying home.
SpaceX founder Elon Musk gestures during a NASA press briefing on March 2, 2019.

Elon Musk says he would ride SpaceX’s new Dragon spaceship into orbit — and build a moon base with NASA

SpaceX rocketed its first spaceship for NASA astronauts into orbit on Saturday. Elon Musk, the company's founder, said he's willing to climb aboard.
SpaceX's Falcon 9 rocket launches toward orbit carrying the company's Crew Dragon spaceship, which was designed for NASA astronauts, on March 2, 2019.

SpaceX just successfully launched the first commercial spaceship made for NASA astronauts

Crew Dragon's six-day mission to and from the space station may swing the fate of Elon Musk's rocket company — and US access to space.
An illustration of SpaceX's Crew Dragon space capsule for NASA astronauts launching toward space on a Falcon 9 rocket.

SpaceX plans to rocket a sleek new spaceship for NASA astronauts into orbit on Saturday. Here’s what Crew Dragon must do to prove it’s saf...

SpaceX plans to launch a new spaceship for NASA astronauts, called Crew Dragon, on Saturday. Here's what to expect from the demonstration mission.
A view of SpaceX's Crew Dragon capsule atop a Falcon 9 rocket in Cape Canaveral, Florida. The spacecraft is part of NASA's Commercial Crew Program to launch astronauts into orbit from US soil.

NASA says SpaceX may launch a new spaceship for the agency on Saturday — an ‘absolutely critical’ test to help show Elon Musk’...

SpaceX and Boeing built new spaceships to fly NASA astronauts. SpaceX's first test launch is on March 2 at 2:48 a.m. ET from Cape Canaveral, Florida.