SpaceX vows manned flight to space station is on track

SpaceX vows manned flight to space station is on track

SpaceX promises it’s still on course to send astronauts to the ISS next year, despite a US government report claiming the 2019 launch is ‘unlikely’ It is scheduled to launch in April 2019 after an initial unmanned trip to the ISS It…

Elon Musk’s SpaceX Held A Secret ‘Mars Workshop’ Meeting Last Week To Plan For An Outpost On Mars

Elon Musk’s SpaceX Held A Secret ‘Mars Workshop’ Meeting Last Week To Plan For An Outpost On Mars

The SpaceX meeting was held last week in Boulder, Colorado and invites were sent out to leading engineers and scientists to invite discussion on the future colonization of Mars. Elon Musk’s SpaceX company is reported to have hosted a secret ‘Mars Workshop’…

SpaceX is quietly planning Mars-landing missions with the help of NASA and other spaceflight experts. It’s about time.

SpaceX is quietly planning Mars-landing missions with the help of NASA and other spaceflight experts. It’s about time.

Elon Musk and a SpaceX illustration of its Big Falcon Spaceship on Mars. SpaceX; Kevork Djansezian/Getty; Shayanne Gal/Business Insider SpaceX, founded by Elon Musk, is building a rocket-and-spaceship system to land people on Mars. Musk said he wants to launch the first…

SpaceX delivers AI robot, ice cream, mice to space station

SpaceX delivers AI robot, ice cream, mice to space station

Astronauts get their first AI helper: SpaceX delivers ‘HAL’ bot (along with ice cream, coffee, fresh berries and mice) SpaceX’s capsule reached station three days after launc from Cape Canaveral AI robot from the German Space Agency is meant to assist astronauts…

Astronaut Chris Hadfield Doesn’t Think The Rockets From NASA, SpaceX, And Blue Origin Can Take Us To Mars

Astronaut Chris Hadfield Doesn’t Think The Rockets From NASA, SpaceX, And Blue Origin Can Take Us To Mars

‘I don’t think any of those three rockets is taking people to Mars,’ Hadfield told ‘Business Insider.’ Will the rockets currently built by NASA and the two private space companies SpaceX and Blue Origin actually take people to Mars? Retired Canadian astronaut…

Tesla Roadster will include rocket boosters to improve acceleration

Tesla Roadster will include rocket boosters to improve acceleration

Tesla Roadster will have a ‘SpaceX option package’ that includes 10 small rocket thrusters to ‘dramatically’ improve acceleration, claims Elon Musk Tesla Roadster will sport 10 rocket thrusters to improve top speed, and braking  The rockets will be ‘pure electric’, Tesla CEO…

All Eyes Are On SpaceX As They Prepare Falcon 9 For The Exciting SES-12 Launch On May 31 At Cape Canaveral

All Eyes Are On SpaceX As They Prepare Falcon 9 For The Exciting SES-12 Launch On May 31 At Cape Canaveral

The upcoming Falcon 9 launch of the SES-12 satellite is rumored to be slated between 12:29 a.m. and 1:27 a.m, although the exact time has not yet been confirmed by SpaceX. Coming hot on the heels of their flawless communications satellite launch…

GRACE-FO Mission: NASA’s Twin Satellites Successfully Take Off Into Space To Study Earth’s Water Cycle

GRACE-FO Mission: NASA’s Twin Satellites Successfully Take Off Into Space To Study Earth’s Water Cycle

The SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket carrying NASA’s twin GRACE-FO spacecraft along with five Iridium NEXT satellites performed a smooth launch yesterday. The highly-anticipated May 22 launch of NASA’s GRACE-FO mission went on swimmingly, the space agency reported soon after take-off. SpaceX’s Falcon…

Jeff Bezos' Blue Origin rocket successfully lifts off and lands back on the ground in textbook test flight

Jeff Bezos' Blue Origin rocket successfully lifts off and lands back on the ground in textbook test flight

Blue Origin Blue Origin successfully launched the eighth test flight of its New Shephard rocket on Sunday. The liftoff and landing were textbook. Founder Jeff Bezos told the CEO of Business Insider’s parent company, Axel Springer, this week that Blue Origin is…

Mars colonists will get blasted with radiation levels 8 times higher than government limits — here's what they're up against

Mars colonists will get blasted with radiation levels 8 times higher than government limits — here's what they're up against

An illustration of SpaceX’s Big Falcon Rocket helping to colonize Mars. SpaceX NASA and SpaceX want to send people to Mars. However, radiation in deep space and on the surface of the red planet poses a major threat. Solving the threats posed…

NASA's newest space telescope 'will discover thousands of planets' — including a handful of worlds that may be habitable to aliens

NASA's newest space telescope 'will discover thousands of planets' — including a handful of worlds that may be habitable to aliens

Jeff Volosin, the project manager of the TESS mission, holds up a scale model of the planet-hunting telescope.Bill Ingalls/NASA Elon Musk’s rocket company, SpaceX, launched a new NASA space telescope on April 18. Called the Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite, TESS will stare…

7 tips on how to be productive from Elon Musk

7 tips on how to be productive from Elon Musk

Joe Skipper/Reuters SpaceX and Tesla CEO Elon Musk is famously productive. Musk recently told Tesla employees they’d be moving to an ambitious 24/7 schedule to get Model 3 production on track. In a letter announcing the changes, Musk offered employees a list…

SpaceX is about to launch NASA's revolutionary planet-hunting telescope — here's how and when to watch it live

SpaceX is about to launch NASA's revolutionary planet-hunting telescope — here's how and when to watch it live

An illustration of the Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite in space.NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center NASA’s new planet-hunting telescope is scheduled to launch Monday aboard a SpaceX rocket. The Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS) may find thousands of worlds relatively close to Earth….

Elon Musk is raising half a billion in cash for SpaceX — and there are 3 epic projects he may spend it on

Elon Musk is raising half a billion in cash for SpaceX — and there are 3 epic projects he may spend it on

Elon Musk at a press conference on February 6, 2018.Dave Mosher/Business Insider Elon Musk’s rocket company, SpaceX, is raising about $500 million in new investments. Estimates suggest SpaceX is now valued at around $27.5 billion. SpaceX has three ambitious projects it’s working…

Elon Musk just unveiled a giant tool SpaceX will use to build the biggest and most powerful spaceship in history

Elon Musk just unveiled a giant tool SpaceX will use to build the biggest and most powerful spaceship in history

Reusable BFR spaceships might enable SpaceX to colonize Mars.SpaceX/YouTube Elon Musk, the founder of SpaceX, revealed a photo on instagram of a giant tool that will help build “Big Falcon Rocket” spaceships. The tool is a huge mold to create a carbon-fiber…