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The Verge 2018 tech report card: SpaceX  The Verge

It's been one of the most dynamic years yet for SpaceX, from ambitious launches and projects to launching a Tesla Roadster to space.

The Verge
It’s Been a Bad Week to Work for Elon Musk  Slate

Elon Musk's two biggest companies have announced massive cuts to their workforces over the past week. Last Friday, SpaceX President Gwynne Shotwell sent ...

SpaceX is slashing jobs as customers hit pause on big-satellite launches  Lincoln Journal Star

In announcing layoffs last week, SpaceX pointed to its bid for riskier markets — providing broadband internet via thousands of small satellites and building a ...

Lincoln Journal Star
Rocket Report: Iranian booster failure, SpaceX cuts, Vulcan near final design  Ars Technica

Welcome to Edition 1.32 of the Rocket Report! As we get deeper into the new year, the launch business is starting to heat up, especially among the smaller ...

Ars Technica
This Year SpaceX Made Us All Believe in Reusable Rockets  WIRED

A few small glitches marred an otherwise stellar year as SpaceX honed its reusable rocket technology.

SpaceX's 'Starship' Hopper Prototype Could Make 1st Test Flight in Weeks, Elon Musk Says  Space.com

SpaceX could take its prototype Mars-colonizing spaceship out for a spin very soon. The flight-test version of SpaceX's Starship vehicle could be ready to take its ...

These are the 577 positions SpaceX is cutting at its headquarters in a major round of layoffs  Business Insider

Elon Musk's rocket company, SpaceX, is laying off 577 employees from its headquarters in California. A notice sent to the state lists the jobs.

Business Insider
Rendering of SpaceX Heavy Configuration for Superheavy Starship  Next Big Future

There has been a rendering of SpaceX Superheavy Starship with two additional side boosters. Each side booster would have 31 Raptor engines like the Super ...

Next Big Future
Don’t Blame the Government Shutdown for SpaceX Delays  The Atlantic

The impasse in Washington hasn't yet threatened a significant milestone in the American space program.

The Atlantic
SpaceX Is Reducing Its Workforce By 10 Percent  Forbes

SpaceX is trimming 10% from its workforce in order to build a "leaner company" and meet its ambitious goals.

Final SpaceX Launch of Iridium Next Communications Constellation Targeted for Jan. 11  Space.com

SpaceX's final launch of the Iridium Next communications constellation has been pushed again, according to the satellite company, with liftoff now targeted for ...

SpaceX, NASA Push 1st Crew Dragon Test Flight to February  Space.com

The first uncrewed test flight of SpaceX's new Dragon spacecraft for astronauts will now launch no earlier than February, NASA officials said today (Jan. 10).

Behold! SpaceX's 1st Crew Dragon Spaceship Is On the Launchpad  Space.com

The private spaceflight company SpaceX has moved its first Dragon spaceship designed for astronauts to the launchpad ahead of an uncrewed test flight that's ...

SpaceX Launches And Lands Its First Rocket Of 2019  Forbes

SpaceX is already up and running in 2019 after a bumper 2018, with their first mission launching a suite of satellites for Iridium Communications.

SpaceX Rocket Complete  KVEO-TV

The Space X Rocket at Boca Chica Beach is now complete. Several hopper tests with the rocket are scheduled and ultimately the plan is to launch space ...

Here’s how SpaceX’s Crew Dragon capsule will look motoring in from sea  TechCrunch

If you're coming back from space at high speeds, it's generally safer to descend over water than land, for a number of reasons. Certainly SpaceX's Crew Dragon ...

SpaceX: Elon Musk Shares Gorgeous Photos of Falcon 9 After Historic Launch  Inverse

SpaceX's Falcon 9 has aided the completion of one of the largest tech upgrades in history. The company's Iridium-8 launch, completed on Sunday, was both the ...

SpaceX’s first human crew includes astronauts Bob Behnken and Doug Hurley  The Verge

2019 may finally be the year when American astronauts launch to orbit from American soil again, ending an eight-year drought that started when NASA's Space ...

The Verge
SpaceX Launches Final Record-Breaking Rocket Of 2018, And Its First Ever National Security Mission  Forbes

SpaceX has successfully launched its 21st rocket of the year – smashing its previous record, and launching its first national security mission in the process.

SpaceX’s second Falcon Heavy booster arrives in Florida as launch #2 closes in  Teslarati

SpaceX's second Falcon Heavy side booster has made its way from Texas to Florida after completing a successful static fire acceptance test at the company's ...

Close But No Cigar: Watch SpaceX's Mr. Steven Just Miss Catching a Rocket Fairing in Test (Video)  Space.com

SpaceX's net-equipped boat, Mr. Steven, came agonizingly close to plucking a falling rocket payload fairing out of the sky during a recent test, a new video ...

SpaceX employees in Florida told to return badges after layoff news  Florida Today

Prepping for cuts: SpaceX employees in Florida were notified via email where to return their badges used to enter Cape Canaveral Air Force Station.

Florida Today
SpaceX, one of the world's most valuable private companies, just got more valuable  CNN

SpaceX is in the midst of a funding round that has already pulled Elon Musk's rocket company past a $30 billion valuation.

Watch SpaceX's Flawless Falcon 9 Nail Its First Mission Landing of 2019  Inverse

SpaceX kicked the year off with a textbook launch and first-stage recovery. On Friday, Elon Musk's rocket company lifted ten satellites into orbit with a ...

What is SpaceX doing in South Texas? | TheHill  The Hill

Something is happening at the SpaceX space port in Boca Chica in far south Texas that could change the world.

The Hill
In 2019, high-profile SpaceX, Boeing and ULA missions will turn all eyes to the Space Coast  Florida Today

Though the Space Coast can expect fewer rocket launches this year, their potency will turn all eyes here as teams inch closer to crewed missions.

Florida Today
SpaceX is cutting jobs at its Redmond satellite development office  Puget Sound Business Journal (Seattle)

SpaceX is cuttings jobs at the company's Redmond satellite development office. The Hawthorne, California-based company confirmed in an email Monday to the ...

Puget Sound Business Journal (Seattle)
Here's how Elon Musk and Glynne Shotwell announced hundreds of layoffs at SpaceX  Yahoo Finance

Elon Musk and Gwynne Shotwell were choked up at an all-hands meeting on Friday where they announced layoffs of about 10 percent of SpaceX employees.

Yahoo Finance
SpaceX gearing up for Starship tests at Boca Chica  NASASpaceflight.com

At the southern tip of Texas, SpaceX is preparing to begin testing their interplanetary spacecraft. The first Starship test vehicle, dubbed Starhopper, is in ...

SpaceX’s partial Falcon 9 landing failure could delay next West Coast launch  Teslarati

According to statements made by the Canadian Space Agency (CSA) and media outlet CBC, the launch of the agency's next-generation Radarsat Constellation ...

SpaceX: Photos Show Futuristic Starship ‘Hopper’ Nearing Completion  Inverse

SpaceX's Starship "hopper" has transformed from a pile of steel into something that looks a lot more like a rocket, new photos revealed on Thursday. The test ...

SpaceX Confident About Its Starlink Constellation for Satellite Internet; Others, Not So Much  IEEE Spectrum

Despite technical glitches, SpaceX plans to launch the first of nearly 12000 satellites in 2019.

IEEE Spectrum
SpaceX lays off 10% of staff by email as Falcon Heavy, BFR, and Starlink ramp up  Teslarati

In an unusual move for a privately-held company that raised $500M-750M in the last six months alone and is the 2nd or 3rd most-valuable VC-backed entity in ...

DHS, CBP want access to survey SpaceX property  Brownsville Herald

SpaceX confirmed Wednesday that officials with the Department of Homeland Security and U.S. Customs and Border Protection have requested access to the ...

Brownsville Herald
SpaceX Dragon capsule returns to Port of LA after mission to International Space Station  The Daily Breeze

Discolored and scarred by extreme heat, SpaceX's Dragon cargo capsule returned by ship to the Port of Los Angeles in San Pedro on Tuesday, Jan. 15, a day ...

The Daily Breeze
SpaceX nears Falcon 9 lunar rideshare launch as main satellite arrives in FL  Teslarati

SpaceX and customers Pasifik Satelit Nusantara (PSN), SpaceIL, and Spaceflight Industries are reportedly one month away from the NET February 18th launch ...

SpaceX’s Starship goes sci-fi shiny with stainless steel skin  TechCrunch

SpaceX's futuristic Starship interplanetary craft may embody the golden age of sci-fi in more ways than one: in addition to (theoretically) taking passengers from ...

SpaceX Launch for Iridium Mission from Vandenberg Air Force Base Delayed Until At Least Friday  Noozhawk

The Falcon 9 rocket launch planned for this week at Vandenberg Air Force Base — the West Coast's first blastoff of 2019 — has slipped until at least Friday and ...

Elon Musk: A version of Tesla Roadster will fly thanks to SpaceX technology  CNBC

To-do list, if you are Elon Musk: Replace petroleum-powered cars with electric Teslas. Build a city on Mars with SpaceX. Construct tunnels under Los Angeles to ...

SpaceX's Crew Dragon shows up at pad 39A, nearly 8 years after the last Shuttle left  The Register

SpaceX took another step toward sticking humans atop its Falcon 9 rocket as one of the units, equipped with a crew version of the Dragon spacecraft, was ...

The Register
SpaceX is laying off 10% of its workforce  Axios

A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket successfully launches its 16th resupply mission to the International Space Station (ISS) on December 5, 2018 at Cape Canaveral Air ...

SpaceX reveals Falcon fairing recovery progress as Mr. Steven barely misses catch  Teslarati

SpaceX has offered an extraordinary glimpse into a stealthy program of Falcon fairing recovery research and development, which has utilized drop tests and ...

Last SpaceX launch of the year scrubbed again, rescheduled for Sunday  WPLG Local 10

SpaceX's launch of an Air Force GPS satellite was scrubbed Saturday due to upper-level winds. The new launch attempt is scheduled for Sunday at 8:51 a.m..

WPLG Local 10
A scrappy competitor to SpaceX and Blue Origin just scored a crucial and historic launch site in Cape Canaveral, Florida  Business Insider

Relativity Space, a 3D-printed-rocket startup founded by former SpaceX and Blue Origin engineers, now has a launchpad to prove its technologies work.

Business Insider
SpaceX's Starship prototype could make first test flight in just weeks  Astronomy Magazine

SpaceX is on the verge of launching a prototype of the spacecraft that could one day carry humans to the Moon and Mars. Over the weekend, SpaceX CEO Elon ...

Astronomy Magazine
SpaceX Orbital Starship Prototype Built By June 2019 and Orbital Launch Might Be in 2019  Next Big Future

Elon Musk has tweeted that the first orbital Starship upper stage prototype should be completed by June 2019. He has stated that the Super Heavy first stage will ...

Next Big Future
How SpaceX’s First Moon Tourist Just Broke the Record for Most Shared Tweet Ever  Observer

Japanese fashion mogul Yusaku Maezawa—the billionaire who is set to become Elon Musk's first SpaceX client with a trip to the moon—figured that, even after ...

Prototype Version of the SpaceX Starship with a Stainless Steel Skin is Under Construction  Universe Today

Elon Musk has been a busy man in recent years. In September of 2016, he unveiled his company's plan for a super-heavy launch vehicle – the Interplanetary ...

Universe Today
2019 Tech Predictions: SpaceX's Mars-Bound BFR Starship Starts Hop Tests  Inverse

SpaceX is gearing up for its biggest challenge yet. The company is preparing to conduct "hop tests" of the BFR -- recently renamed the "Starship" -- a giant rocket ...

SpaceX Dragon cargo carrier leaves the ISS  The Telegraph

The SpaceX-CRS-16 Dragon cargo craft departed from the International Space Station on Sunday setting up the first night splashdown and recovery of a Dragon ...

The Telegraph
'Starman' aboard: Hot Wheels toy features SpaceX spacesuited driver  collectSPACE.com

There's a Starman waiting in the sky, and now in stores, too. Mattel has released a new Hot Wheels toy model of Elon Musk's Tesla Roadster that launched atop ...

SpaceX shows off Crew Dragon atop Falcon 9 as govt shutdown kills momentum  Teslarati

Late last week, SpaceX published official photos of Crew Dragon's first trip out to Launch Complex 39A (Pad 39A) atop its specially-certified Falcon 9 Block 5 ...

SpaceX may have laid off 10% in Hawthorne, but it's hiring in Redmond and Cape Canaveral  Thinknum Media

On Friday, SpaceX ($SPACEX) employees were told that 10%, or 577, positions would be made redundant at the company's Hawthorne, California ...

Thinknum Media
This month's SpaceX's 'rideshare' rocket may help change the internet forever  TechRadar

SSO-A SmallSat Express took a fleet of tiny nano-sats into orbit, with Elon Musk planning a 'space internet'.

There is a ton of exciting space stuff on tap for 2019  Ars Technica

The year 2018 saw some great moments in spaceflight, such as the dazzling launch of the Falcon Heavy rocket in February and the flight of Virgin Galactic's VSS ...

Ars Technica
SpaceX’s Starship hopper spotted with trio of dual-bell Raptor engines  Teslarati

Following a brief 'hop' (via crane) off of a concrete build stand, the aft section of SpaceX's first full-scale Starship hopper (Starhopper?) revealed that SpaceX ...

Watch SpaceX’s ship narrowly miss the mark in nosecone catch test  BGR

SpaceX is already the worldwide leader in reusable rocket technology, having demonstrated its capability to launch and reuse rockets several times over in the ...

SpaceX Will Start Building the Super Heavy First Stage Booster This Spring  Next Big Future

Elon Musk had tweeted that the Super Heavy first stage will start getting built in the spring. Both, but demo Starship is being built now, whereas Super Heavy ...

Next Big Future
What the SpaceX Mirror Polished Stainless Steel Starship Will Look Like  Next Big Future

William Falconer-Beach has rendered some images of the SpaceX Starship with a mirror polished stainless steel body. Elon Musk has reported that SpaceX ...

Next Big Future
SpaceX Hid a Second, Hidden Payload Aboard Falcon Heavy, And It Sounds Amazing  ScienceAlert

Last year, Elon Musk's personal Tesla might have gotten all the headlines during SpaceX's historic rocket launch back back in February, but the Falcon Heavy ...

Three Raptor Engines Revealed on SpaceX Starship Hopper  Next Big Future

There previously was a wall covering the base of the SpaceX Starship Hopper. The wall has been removed to reveal three Raptor engines.

Next Big Future
SpaceX StarHopper is in One Piece and Could Fly in 4 Weeks  Next Big Future

The SpaceX StarHopper is in one piece. SpaceX is targeting a first flight in four weeks if everything goes right. SpaceX has put this together with astonishing ...

Next Big Future
SpaceX Super Heavy Starship Will Also Be Space Tugs and Cycler  Next Big Future

Many space plans propose different space vehicles for different roles and activities. There is a launcher that goes from Earth to low earth orbit or the launcher ...

Next Big Future
Here's your guide to a very busy year in space for 2019  The Weather Network

Looking forward to all the cool stuff going on in space in 2019? It's going to be an exceptionally busy year, so here's your month to month guide of what to watch ...

The Weather Network
Unpaid NASA workers protect critical missions during government shutdown  CBS News

NASA managers and engineers working on the agency's high-priority commercial crew program are still on the job, without pay, during the ongoing government ...

CBS News
Elon Musk, of SpaceX and Tesla, jokes about Grimes sex tape  NEWS.com.au

Billionaire tech entrepreneur Elon Musk has stunned critics joking about releasing a sex tape of his ex-girlfriend Grimes to help fund space travel. The proposal ...

How Sierra Nevada's "Dream Chaser" Could Become a Nightmare for Northrop Grumman  The Motley Fool

And how it could end up helping SpaceX even more.

The Motley Fool
SpaceX BFR has a new name: Starship  Engadget

We're still a bit away from anyone taking the first tourist trip on SpaceX's next-generation rocket and spacecraft platform, but CEO Elon Musk has just announced ...

ISRO to follow in Elon Musk's footsteps, build world's first fully-reusable rockets  Firstpost

ISRO plans to recover both stages of the launch vehicle, which no space agency has attempted yet.

SpaceX Launches Its 20th Rocket Of The Year, But Doesn't Quite Make The Landing  Forbes

SpaceX has successfully launched its 20th rocket of the year, a mission taking supplies to the International Space Station (ISS), but the landing wasn't quite as ...

Five Existential Challenges Facing Elon Musk's SpaceX  Forbes

SpaceX has transformed the commercial space market, but the jury is still out on whether it has a sustainable business model. Here are five significant hurdles ...

Will SpaceX Really Be Flying People To Mars In 10 Years?  Forbes

SpaceX's President Gwynne Shotwell has said she is confident that the company will be launching people regularly to Mars in a decade.

SpaceX’s disappointing splashdown hardly seems to matter  The Verge

On Wednesday, SpaceX's rocket booster splashed down in the Atlantic Ocean. Sure, it's a miss — but the consequences for the company are likely minimal.

The Verge
SpaceX Delays Historic Third Launch of Used Rocket (and Its Flock of Satellites)  Space.com

SpaceX has delayed the planned Nov. 19 launch of a used Falcon 9 rocket topped with at least 64 small satellites, to conduct more preflight inspections.

SpaceX Is Reportedly Raising $500 Million To Go To The Moon And Beyond  Forbes

Elon Musk's rocket company is reportedly raising $500 million in venture funding to further develop the rocket it plans to send to Mars.

A Used SpaceX Rocket Just Launched a Satellite for Qatar, Then Aced a Landing  Space.com

A Falcon 9 rocket with a pre-flown first stage successfully launched the Es'hail-2 communications satellite today (Nov. 15). And the first stage aced its landing, ...

Watch This SpaceX Rocket Splash Down During Failed Landing Attempt (Videos)  Space.com

A new video gives an amazing rocket's-eye view of a SpaceX booster's unsuccessful bid to return to terra firma today (Dec. 5).

SpaceX launched 64 satellites in record-breaking mission  CNN

SpaceX deployed more than 60 satellites in one fell swoop — a record-setting mission.

SpaceX Rocket Makes Historic 3rd Launch Into Space with 64 Satellites On Board  Space.com

A Falcon 9 rocket with a twice-flown first stage lifted off from California's Vandenberg Air Force Base today (Dec. 3), carrying 64 tiny satellites to orbit.

Used SpaceX Rocket to Launch Satellite, Try Historic Landing Tonight: Watch Live  Space.com

A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket will launch the SAOCOM-1A Earth-observation satellite for Argentina tonight (Oct. 7), and also aim for a historic first landing on ...

Meet SpaceX’s First Moon Voyage Customer, Yusaku Maezawa  The New York Times

Yusaku Maezawa, a Japanese fashion entrepreneur, and several artists would follow a looping path around the moon aboard a new rocket. When the flight ...

The New York Times
SpaceX's Falcon 9 Rocket Certified to Launch NASA's Most Precious Science Missions  Space.com

SpaceX's workhorse Falcon 9 rocket can now launch NASA's most expensive and highest-priority science missions.

SpaceX Just Broke All Sorts Of Records With Its Latest Rocket Launch  Forbes

SpaceX has successful launched an ambitious mission to deploy 64 satellites in Earth orbit – coupled with the first ever third reflight of a first stage booster.

Elon Musk's SpaceX cancels rocket launch again because of technical glitch  The Guardian

SpaceX said it was standing down to further evaluate an 'out of family' reading on the rocket's first-stage sensors.

The Guardian
SpaceX Re-Launches 'Block 5' Rocket for 1st Time, Nails Landing Again  Space.com

SpaceX has checked off another reusability milestone, re-flying the latest version of its Falcon 9 rocket, known as the Block 5, for the first time ever.

SpaceX's 'Starman' and Its Tesla Roadster Are Now Beyond Mars  Space.com

The red Tesla Roadster and its mannequin driver, which launched on the maiden mission of SpaceX's huge Falcon Heavy rocket in February, have made it ...

SpaceX to Attempt 1st West Coast Falcon 9 Rocket Landing on Sunday  Space.com

Update for Oct. 7, 10:39 pm EDT: SpaceX successfully launched the SAOCOM-1A satellite and landed its Falcon 9 booster on a new landing pad at California's ...

NASA to launch safety review of SpaceX and Boeing after video of Elon Musk smoking pot rankled agency leaders  The Washington Post

NASA has ordered a safety review of the two companies it has hired to fly astronauts to the International Space Station, a months-long assessment that would ...

The Washington Post
SpaceX breaks four records with historic Falcon 9 launch from California  Florida Today

A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket vaulted off the pad at a California Air Force Base Monday on a path to secure at least four company records before deploying dozens ...

Florida Today
NASA stands by SpaceX, even as Elon Musk’s troubles grow  Washington Post

NASA stands by its contractor, as Musk faces lawsuits and scrutiny.

Washington Post
SpaceX's New BFR Spaceship Really Does Look Like Tintin's Moon Rocket  Space.com

SpaceX's new BFR spaceship iteration now looks a lot like the vehicle the beloved comic-book character Tintin uses in the 1954 adventure "Explorers on the ...

Watch SpaceX's rocket land in the ocean after spinning off target  CNBC

SpaceX CEO Elon Musk shared video of the company's rocket booster splashing down just off the Florida coast on Wednesday after missing its intended target.

SpaceX Will Fly a Private Passenger Around the Moon on Its Giant BFR Rocket  Space.com

A "private passenger" has signed up for a trip around the moon aboard SpaceX's BFR rocket-spaceship combo, company representatives announced via Twitter ...

'Definitely Not Aliens': These Photos of SpaceX's Night Rocket Launch and Landing Are Amazing!  Space.com

All rocket launches are spectacular, but SpaceX took things to another level over the weekend. On Sunday night (Oct. 7), a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket successfully ...

SpaceX Has Apparently Tweaked Its Giant BFR Rocket Design. And It Looks Awesome!  Space.com

SpaceX's giant Big Falcon Rocket (BFR) has a sleek new look for an audacious private passenger flight around the moon. If an early rendering is anything to go ...

SpaceX's 1st 'Block 5' Rocket: A Tale of 2 Launches  Space.com

I watched the first two launches of the ultra-reusable Block 5 rocket booster from SpaceX.

Air Force open to reusable rockets, but SpaceX must first demonstrate performance  SpaceNews

The Air Force will need time to review SpaceX's performance as it executes EELV launches before it would consider flying military payloads on reusable rockets.

Musk shakes up SpaceX in race to make satellite launch window: sources  Reuters

SpaceX Chief Executive Officer Elon Musk flew to the Seattle area in June for meetings with engineers leading a satellite launch project crucial to his space ...


SpaceX Videos

What amazing SpaceX milestones are coming in 2019?
What amazing SpaceX milestones are coming in 2019?
2019 is the most important year for SpaceX BFR, here is why!
2019 is the most important year for SpaceX BFR, here is why!
SpaceX in the News - Episode 10
SpaceX in the News - Episode 10
This is SpaceX’s very first human crew
This is SpaceX’s very first human crew
Iridium-8 Mission
Iridium-8 Mission
What to expect from SpaceX & Blue Origin in 2019 and beyond
What to expect from SpaceX & Blue Origin in 2019 and beyond
First Private Passenger on Lunar Starship Mission
First Private Passenger on Lunar Starship Mission
How Elon Musk's SpaceX Starship Hopper gearing up for tests at Boca Chica?
How Elon Musk's SpaceX Starship Hopper gearing up for tests at Boca Chica?

SpaceX Images

SpaceX Receives NASA Funding for Space Station Shuttle ...
SpaceX Receives NASA Funding for Space Station Shuttle ...
Atlas V flies through DCR ahead of Starliner debut ...
Atlas V flies through DCR ahead of Starliner debut ...
Falcon 9 Roars Skyward to Send Dragon on Supply Run to ...
Falcon 9 Roars Skyward to Send Dragon on Supply Run to ...
SpaceX's Elon Musk Talks Up Tesla on NPR | WIRED
SpaceX's Elon Musk Talks Up Tesla on NPR | WIRED
spacex - How stable would a Falcon 9 first stage be after ...
spacex - How stable would a Falcon 9 first stage be after ...
Say Farewell to ‘Starman’ and the Orbiting Tesla: Online ...
Say Farewell to ‘Starman’ and the Orbiting Tesla: Online ...
Porsche opens orders for Taycan (Mission E), sees warm ...
Porsche opens orders for Taycan (Mission E), sees warm ...
Toyota thinks food trucks are the future of retail, and ...
Toyota thinks food trucks are the future of retail, and ...
Sojus-TMA 18 unterwegs zur ISS
Sojus-TMA 18 unterwegs zur ISS
Flamethrowers? Cyborg Dragons? Elon Musk’s Side Hustle is ...
Flamethrowers? Cyborg Dragons? Elon Musk’s Side Hustle is ...

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SpaceX Wiki

Space Exploration Technologies Corp., doing business as SpaceX, is a private American aerospace manufacturer and space transportation services company headquartered in Hawthorne, California. It was founded in 2002 by entrepreneur Elon Musk with the goal of reducing space transportation costs and enabling the colonization of Mars. SpaceX has since developed the Falcon launch vehicle family and the Dragon spacecraft family, which both currently deliver payloads into Earth orbit.SpaceX's achievements include the first privately funded liquid-propellant rocket to reach orbit (Falcon 1 in 2008), the first private company to successfully launch, orbit, and recover a spacecraft (Dragon in 2010), the first private company to send a spacecraft to the International Space Station (Dragon in 2012), the first propulsive landing for an orbital rocket (Falcon 9 in 2015), the first reuse of an orbital rocket (Falcon 9 in 2017), and the first private company to launch an object into orbit around the sun (Falcon Heavy's payload of a Tesla Roadster in 2018). SpaceX has flown 16 resupply missions to the International Space Station (ISS) under a partnership with NASA. NASA also awarded SpaceX a further development contract in 2011 to develop and demonstrate a human-rated Dragon, which would be used to transport astronauts to the ISS and return them safely to Earth. SpaceX plans the maiden launch of its Dragon 2 spacecraft on a NASA-required demonstration flight in early 2019 and to launch its first crewed Dragon 2 later in 2019.SpaceX announced in 2011 that it was beginning a reusable launch system technology development program. In December 2015, the first Falcon 9 was flown back to a landing pad near the launch site, where it successfully accomplished a propulsive vertical landing. This was the first such achievement by a rocket for orbital spaceflight. In April 2016, with the launch of CRS-8, SpaceX successfully vertically landed a first stage on an ocean drone ship landing platform. In May 2016, in another first, SpaceX again landed a first stage, but during a significantly more energetic geostationary transfer orbit mission. In March 2017, SpaceX became the first to successfully re-launch and land the first stage of an orbital rocket.In September 2016, CEO Elon Musk unveiled the mission architecture of the Interplanetary Transport System program, an ambitious privately funded initiative to develop spaceflight technology for use in crewed interplanetary spaceflight. In 2017, Musk unveiled an updated configuration of the system, now named the BFR (Big Falcon Rocket), which is planned to be fully reusable and will be the largest rocket ever on its debut, currently scheduled for the early 2020s.