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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 on January 19, 2020.

‘I’m super fired up’: Elon Musk and NASA are ecstatic after acing a ‘risky’ safety test of SpaceX’s new Crew Drago...

Elon Musk said an abort test of SpaceX's new Crew Dragon spaceship was "picture perfect" and brings the company a step closer to launching astronauts.
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.
An illustration of SpaceX's Crew Dragon spaceship firing its engines during an abort test.

Watch live: SpaceX is about to blow up a rocket in a crucial test to show NASA that its spaceship ready to launch astronauts

Elon Musk's SpaceX is going to make one of its own rocket boosters explode to prove that its Crew Dragon spaceship is ready to send people to space.
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.
NASA astronauts Bob Behnken (foreground) and Doug Hurley (background) train inside SpaceX's Crew Dragon spaceship.

Elon Musk shared an animation showing what SpaceX soon hopes to achieve after nearly a decade of effort: Launching astronauts into space

In anticipation of SpaceX's critical test-launch of the Crew Dragon spaceship, Musk tweeted a simulation of what it'd be like to ride the vehicle.
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.
Patrick Stewart plays Jean-Luc Picard in the sci-fi space series "Star Trek."

Warp speeds in ‘Star Trek’ are achingly slow, and a simple animation by a former NASA scientist proves it

The animation shows how long it takes the starship Enterprise in "Star Trek" to reach Pluto at warp factors that break the known laws of physics.

Elon Musk’s new Starship would be a monster rocket if built. Here’s how the SpaceX launch system compares to NASA’s 2 biggest rocket...

SpaceX's Mars rocket may be millions of pounds heavier and dozens of feet taller than the Apollo-era Saturn V, which sent astronauts to the moon.