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Elon Musk: SpaceX hopes to launch ‘Test Hopper’ — a prototype for a giant Mars rocket ship — for the first time this week
SpaceX's "Test Hopper" is a prototype for a Mars launch system called Starship. The vehicle may see its first rocket-engine test-firing as soon as March 18.
SpaceX test-fired a giant rocket engine with ‘insane power’ for moon and Mars missions. The future of Elon Musk’s company may ride o...
Elon Musk posted videos of SpaceX's new Raptor rocket engine firing. Experts say the company's future depends in part on the engine's reliability.
Leaky valves on Boeing’s new spacecraft are increasing the risk that NASA astronauts could lose access to the space station
Boeing has provided new details about a fuel leak with its spacecraft, called the CST-100 Starliner, which will result in delays of crucial tests. If Boeing or SpaceX can't certify its spaceships by the end of 2019, NASA might temporarily have no way to reach the International Space Station.
NASA just fired an old space shuttle engine at ‘113% thrust’ — and plans to use it on a new mega-rocket
The space agency is modifying old space shuttle engines for use on SLS, a 321-foot-tall mega-rocket that might send astronauts to the moon and Mars.
SpaceX's Texas facility was testing an upgraded Falcon 9 rocket engine when it exploded on its stand, inflicting damage that will take weeks to repair.
United Launch Alliance's Vulcan rocket is designed to parachute its giant engines back to Earth for reuse, lowering launch costs to $100 million a mission.
New 360-degree NASA video shows what it’s like to get blasted by a moon rocket engine with 500,000 pounds of thrust
The space agency's wrap-around footage will blow you away.
Two companies are now on a race to build an American rocket engine.