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One of SpaceX's Falcon 9 rockets intentionally explodes during an in-flight abort test of the company's new Crew Dragon spaceship for NASA.

SpaceX just launched and intentionally exploded a rocket for NASA in a vital safety test of its Crew Dragon spaceship

The Falcon 9 rocket was programmed to shut off and put SpaceX's new Crew Dragon spaceship through the ultimate safety test. It appears to have worked.

Elon Musk says he plans to send 1 million people to Mars by 2050 by launching 3 Starship rockets every day and creating ‘a lot of jobs’ on...

Musk said he would send 1,000 Starships full of people into Earth orbit, then rocket them all to Mars during an opportune 30-day window.
SpaceX, the rocket company founded by Elon Musk, plans to surround Earth with Starlink satellites and provide global high-speed, low-latency internet service from orbit.

Elon Musk says a device resembling a ‘UFO on a stick’ will connect people to SpaceX’s new Starlink satellite internet service

After SpaceX launched 60 more Starlink internet satellites, making it the largest spacecraft operator to date, Musk explained how users would connect.
Elon Musk and SpaceX are developing a steel Mars rocket system called Starship.

Elon Musk says SpaceX hopes to launch Starship for the first time within ‘2 to 3 months.’ But the ship may be just one of 20 different pro...

Musk tweeted the news of Starship's first planned flight just a month after the first prototype burst and shot its top hundreds of feet into the air.
The Boeing CST-100 Starliner spacecraft, atop an ULA Atlas V rocket, lifts off on an uncrewed Orbital Flight Test from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida on December 20, 2019.

NASA says a clock error sent Boeing’s new astronaut spaceship veering wildly off course during its maiden voyage

After Boeing's CST-100 Starliner successfully rocketed toward space, a timing error made the spaceship fire the wrong thrusters at the wrong time.
Boeing's CST-100 Starliner rockets toward orbit for the first time on December 20, 2019.

Boeing’s launch of a new spaceship for NASA went awry, and the vehicle no longer has enough fuel to reach the International Space Station

The CST-100 Starliner spaceship rocketed orbit on Friday morning, but a clock issue caused the vehicle to fire its engines at the wrong time in space.
Astronauts stand before the Boeing CST-100 Starliner spacecraft during its rollout on Nov. 21, 2019.

NASA says Boeing’s new spaceship for astronauts is ready to launch on an historic maiden flight this Friday

Boeing is preparing to fly its new CST-100 Starliner spaceship, designed for NASA astronauts, into orbit for the first time on December 20.
Starhopper — SpaceX's first Mars Starship prototype — hovers over its launchpad during a test flight in Boca Chica, Texas, on August 27, 2019.

The FAA made SpaceX boost its accident insurance 33-fold, to $100 million, before Starhopper’s last launch. Here’s why.

The Federal Aviation Administration is supposed to keep the public safe, yet also help private companies like SpaceX. Insurance helps bridge the gap.
SpaceX's Mars Starship prototype "Starhopper" hovers over its launchpad during a test flight in Boca Chica

SpaceX’s Starhopper rocket ship soars nearly 500 feet over South Texas — a key step in Elon Musk’s quest to reach Mars

Starhopper also used its single Raptor rocket engine to fly over to a beachside landing pad a few hundred feet away and gently touch down.
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.