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SpaceX Launch Delayed, Will Launch Friday At Earliest

SpaceX Launch Delayed, Will Launch Friday At Earliest

By Zach Walton April 17, 2014

A SpaceX launch was delayed earlier this week thanks to an apparent helium leak on board the vessel. While there has been no update, officials say we could see a launch by Friday. CBS News reports that SpaceX was preparing …

SpaceX's Grasshopper Rocket Now Moves Sideways SpaceX's Grasshopper Rocket Now Moves Sideways
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Elon Musk’s SpaceX is doing some incredible things with its Falcon 9 test rig, codenamed “Grasshopper.” Last month, we saw it launch 325m into the air, stall and seemingly float in midair, and then land back on its launch pad. …

Musk's Hyperloop Has Generated Massive Search Buzz Musk's Hyperloop Has Generated Massive Search Buzz

Elon Musk revealed plans for the Hyperloop transportation system on Monday. This, if built, will transport travelers between San Francisco and Los Angeles in about a half hour’s time. Naturally, the project – the brainchild of the man behind SpaceX, …

Sarah Palin, Tesla CEO Trade Social Media Jabs Sarah Palin, Tesla CEO Trade Social Media Jabs
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Sarah Palin, the political pundit who gave up on governing the state of Alaska, this week issued yet another political rant through her Facebook page. In it, she excoriated President Obama for attempting to “pick ‘winners and losers’ in the …

SpaceX Problem Alters Dragon Capsule Schedule SpaceX Problem Alters Dragon Capsule Schedule

The second SpaceX mission to resupply the International Space Station (ISS) began early this morning as a Falcon 9 rocket lifted the Dragon capsule into orbit. Though the launch was successful, a problem with three of the capsule’s four thruster …

NASA Issues Contracts For Future Manned Spaceflights NASA Issues Contracts For Future Manned Spaceflights

NASA today announced that it has awarded three different companies contracts to develop technology that will enable commercial manned spaceflight from U.S. soil. The Boeing Company, Sierra Nevada Corporation Space System, and Space Exploration Technologies (SpaceX) were all contracted for …

SpaceX Dragon Capsule Docks With the ISS SpaceX Dragon Capsule Docks With the ISS

The Space Exploration Technologies (SpaceX) Dragon spacecraft successfully docked with the International Space Station (ISS) this morning. The docking represents another as-planned step in what is NASA’s first privatized cargo and resupply mission under its Commercial Resupply Services contract, after …

SpaceX Resupply Mission Launch a Success SpaceX Resupply Mission Launch a Success

Space Exploration Technologies (SpaceX) yesterday evening launched its Dragon spacecraft into orbit from Cape Canaveral. The Dragon was lifted by a Falcon 9 rocket at 8:35 am, right on schedule. The vehicle carries cargo and supplies bound for the International …

NASA Preparing For Privatized ISS Resupply Launch NASA Preparing For Privatized ISS Resupply Launch
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NASA this week is preparing for the first SpaceX launch under its Commercial Resupply Services (CRS) contract. NASA has not had the capability, on its own, to deliver and return cargo to and from the International Space Station (ISS) since …

Uwingu Crowdfunds The Future Of Space Exploration Uwingu Crowdfunds The Future Of Space Exploration

For years, we’ve entrusted the future of space exploration to public agencies and they have done a great job. NASA was able to land on the moon, send a rover to Mars, and make a satellite out of Android phone …

NASA Enlists SpaceX To Send Americans Back To Space NASA Enlists SpaceX To Send Americans Back To Space

SpaceX is doing it. The company created by PayPal/Tesla Motors co-founder Elon Musk, is going to send people into space. Follow @SpaceX SpaceX @SpaceX SpaceX Selected by @NASA to Return Americans to Space! http://t.co/1yvIHDqO  Reply  ·  Retweet  ·  Favorite1 hour …

SpaceX Tests Its New Rocket "Merlin 1D" [Video] SpaceX Tests Its New Rocket "Merlin 1D" [Video]

SpaceX continues to push its space dominating agenda forward with its newest test of the ‘Merlin 1D” rocket propulsion system. Building on the technology from its previous 3 launches, including the historic launch and recovery of the Dragon capsule, the …

Lunar Orbit Trip For You To Cost $100 Million Lunar Orbit Trip For You To Cost $100 Million

SInce the dawn of human space flight, I would highly doubt that there is a single human that hasn’t at least once in their life looked at the moon and thought, “I’d love to go there.” With new advances in …

SpaceX's Success May Lead To Military Contracts SpaceX's Success May Lead To Military Contracts

SpaceX made history 2 weeks ago becoming the very first private company to launch a capsule into space and have it dock with the International Space Station. Now that the Dragon has successfully returned to earth, SpaceX can start working …

Mars One To Put Man Permanently On Mars In 2023 Mars One To Put Man Permanently On Mars In 2023
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Mars One has a goal. That goal is to put 4 humans on a one way trip to Mars. Thats right, one way, as in no one is coming back home. The idea is from Holland, isn’t that weird? The …

SpaceX Valuation Doubles After Successful Mission SpaceX Valuation Doubles After Successful Mission
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Space Exploration Technologies (SpaceX) made history on May 25 by flying a successful mission that docked with the International Space Station and successfully landed back on Earth. It is the first privately owned spaceship to reach the ISS. According to …

SpaceX Dragon Space Capsule To Return Home SpaceX Dragon Space Capsule To Return Home

Earlier today the Dragon space capsule departed from the International Space Station and began its trip back down from the heavens. The Dragon capsule spent 5 days connected to the ISS and it was able to deliver supplies and is …