SpaceX to put humans on Mars by 2024, cut flight times on Earth

SpaceX to put humans on Mars by 2024, cut flight times on Earth

Elon Musk, founder, CEO and lead designer at SpaceX and co-founder of Tesla, congratulates WARR Hyperloop from the Technical University of Munich, Germany, after they won the SpaceX Hyperloop Pod Competition II in Hawthorne, California, U.S., August 27, 2017. REUTERS/Mike Blake   Adelaide, September 29 (IANS) SpaceX on Friday unveiled plans to put humans on […]

SpaceX successfully launches first recycled rocket booster

SpaceX successfully launches first recycled rocket booster

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla., March 31 (Reuters) – A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket recovered at sea from its maiden flight last year blasted off again from Florida on Thursday in the first successful launch of a recycled orbital-class booster, then capped the feat with another return landing on an ocean platform.   The unprecedented twin achievements […]

SpaceX to send first paying tourists around moon next year

SpaceX to send first paying tourists around moon next year

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla., February 28 (Reuters) – SpaceX plans to launch two paying passengers on a tourist trip around the moon next year using a spaceship under development for NASA astronauts and a heavy-lift rocket yet to be flown, the launch company announced on Monday.   The launch of the first privately funded tourist flight […]

SpaceX launches rocket from historic NASA pad in Florida

SpaceX launches rocket from historic NASA pad in Florida

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla., February 20 (Reuters) – A SpaceX Falcon rocket blasted off on Sunday from a Florida launch pad once used to send NASA astronauts to the moon, a step forward for billionaire entrepreneur Elon Musk and his company’s goal of ferrying astronauts to the International Space Station.   The 229-foot tall (70-meter) Falcon […]