To gain a fuller understanding of Falcon Heavy's caliber and the ambitions behind the SpaceX launch, it is worthwhile to look at the numbers.
Entrepreneur and business magnate, Elon Musk is the CEO and founder of the aerospace company SpaceX and co-founder of Tesla Motors. He also hopes to change the world, advancing private spaceflight with the aim of landing humans on other planets like Mars, and developing a new tube-transport system called the Hyperloop. Live Science will keep you up on Musk’s latest ideas and developments so you can keep your two feet on Earth while looking up at the stars.
SpaceX's giant new rocket, the Falcon Heavy, is set for its risky first test launch today (Feb. 6) from the historic Pad 39A at Kennedy Space Center in Florida.
Billionaire entrepreneur and SpaceX and Tesla CEO Elon Musk unveiled a new line of flamethrowers for his tunneling project, The Boring Company, with a wild Instagram video.
It's been perhaps the weirdest week of news and mysteries in the history of private spaceflight. And it's ending in a swirl of confusion, silence, and whispers at the Pentagon.
Something weird is going on with a classified SpaceX payload launched Sunday night (Jan. 7), codenamed Zuma.
Is this ethereal spiral in the night sky the upper stage of the secret satellite launched by the U.S. government?
A lucky visitor to NASA's Kennedy Space Center snapped a photo of the payload container that will fly aboard SpaceX's new megarocket, the Falcon Heavy.
Tonight (Sept. 28), SpaceX and Lockheed Martin will unveil their latest plans for getting people to Mars.
Get ready for out-of-this-world fiery blasts on "How Not to Land an Orbital Rocket Booster," a new SpaceX blooper reel produced by Elon Musk, the company's founder and CEO.
If a celestial memorial seems fitting for a deceased loved one, you may consider sending their ashes into the heavens aboard a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket.