Elon Musk’s aerospace company SpaceX continues to make headlines, as the company launches rockets and craft into space, with the ultimate goal of bringing humans to other planets like Mars. Live Science keeps up with the most interesting SpaceX developments and achievements, including the Tesla Roadster that is hurtling through space and the Falcon Heavy rocket that carried it there.
Despite tipping over, Intuitive Machines' Odysseus spacecraft has still completed the key tasks of its mission.
Riding aboard a SpaceX rocket, Intuitive Machines' Nova-C lander is expected to lift off in mid-February, though the target window has not yet been announced.
SpaceX's 2nd Starship test flight exploded 8 minutes after liftoff, but Elon Musk says it could have been very different if the craft was carrying a payload.
Liftoff of the military's elusive X-37B space plane is scheduled for 8:14 p.m. ET on Monday (Dec. 11).
An eerily-prefect ring of light was spotted around the full moon in Florida during the recent launch of a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket, creating a stunning new photo.
Astronomers have discovered a new type of "aurora" created by falling SpaceX rocket boosters that punch temporary holes in the ionosphere. Experts are concerned that these blood-red light shows could be causing unknown problems for astronomy and communication.
Liftoff of SpaceX's enormous Starship is currently scheduled for Nov. 18, during a 20-minute window that opens at 8 a.m. ET.
SpaceX just set a new mark for most orbital launches in a single year, breaking the company's record from 2022
The recent launch of a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket in California created a gap in Earth's ionosphere, which resulted in a blood-red glow across the sky visible for hundreds of miles.
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