SpaceX launches a record 143 satellites into orbit

  • January 24, 2021
After a slight delay, SpaceX has smashed a record for sending spacecraft into orbit. The company successfully launched its Transporter-1 mission carrying an unprecedented 143 satellites, including 133 commercial and government customer vehicles and 1…

SpaceX Starship high altitude test flight ends in a fiery explosion

  • December 9, 2020
SpaceX is finally close to performing a high-altitude test flight for a prototype of its Starship vehicle, after yesterday’s attempt was scrubbed by an auto-abort from its Raptor engines. The company is ready to try again today, and came within a cou…

SpaceX’s first high-altitude Starship test could happen Tuesday

  • December 7, 2020
We’ve seen some small hops, but the SpaceX Starship is ready to make a much larger leap. The SN8 prototype is on the launch pad in Boca Chica, TX, and SpaceX has confirmed that its first high-altitude test flight could take place as soon as Tuesday,…