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A Raptor rocket engine on the bottom of SpaceX's Starhopper prototype on April 8, 2019.

SpaceX is about to launch a Mars-rocket prototype in Texas. You can watch live video of its ‘hover’ test, thanks to a couple of neighbors....

Before Elon Musk can build a city on Mars, he needs a ship to get there. SpaceX plans to launch the first prototype as early as Wednesday.
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's earliest Mars rocket ship prototype, called Starhopper, sits on a launchpad after its first launch in April 2019.

Elon Musk says SpaceX is about to launch a Mars rocket prototype. Here’s what we know about Starhopper’s biggest launch yet in south Texas...

Elon Musk's rocket company wants to see if its latest Raptor rocket engine can propel a steel rocket ship 65 feet in the air, hover, and safely land.
Apollo 11 astronaut Buzz Aldrin stands next to a flag on the moon on July 20, 1969.

The American flags astronauts planted on the moon are disintegrating

The sun has likely bleached them all white and at least partly destroyed their fragile fibers, making them tattered and unrecognizable.
An illustration showing around 4,400 satellites in SpaceX’s planned Starlink constellation (left) and company founder Elon Musk at a news conference in March (right).

SpaceX lost contact with 3 of the Starlink internet satellites it launched in May, but the company seems pleased with its first batch overall

SpaceX just revealed new details about the internet-providing satellites the company launched into orbit in May.
Elon Musk owns over $70 million worth of Los Angeles real estate.

Elon Musk is worth about $22 billion and has never taken a paycheck from Tesla — here’s how the notorious workaholic and father of 5 makes...

Tesla's Elon Musk turns 48 on June 28. He's a notorious workaholic who doesn't spend on lavish vacations or flashy hobbies.
Tesla CEO Elon Musk.

Elon Musk just admitted he suffers from self-doubt over his public speaking, a skill critics have hounded him over

Commentators have noticed in the past that Tesla CEO Elon Musk seems uncomfortable presenting to a crowd.
SpaceX founder Musk speaks at a post-launch news conference in Cape Canaveral

Elon Musk’s SpaceX is reportedly raising more than $300 million in new funding, which would mean it raised over $1 billion this year alone

SpaceX is looking to raise another $314.2 million in equity funds, according to CNBC. This would push SpaceX's 2019 total to more than $1 billion.
SpaceX CEO Elon Musk.

Elon Musk says flying passengers around the world in SpaceX’s Starship would feel a lot like riding Disney’s Space Mountain

Elon Musk said in 2017 that SpaceX's Starship (then called Big Falcon Rocket) could ferry passengers between any two cities on Earth in under an hour.
An artist's concept of LightSail 2 above Earth.

SpaceX’s Falcon Heavy has successfully launched the first ‘solar sailing’ spacecraft into orbit. It will be powered purely by light....

At 2:30 a.m. ET on Tuesday, SpaceX's Falcon Heavy rocket launched, carrying the first "solar sailing" spacecraft into orbit.