SpaceX Dragon spacecraft arrives at the ISS

Posted in Science on 11th Apr, 2016
by Alex Muller

Tim Peake has successfully berthed the latest cargo ship to visit the ISS. Using the robotic arm, he grabbed the Dragon freighter on Sunday, pulling it into the Harmony module.

SpaceX Dragon capsule could bring back soil samples from Mars

Posted in Science on 15th Sep, 2015
by Alex Muller

Life on Mars, now or in the past, is still up for debate, and the best way to settle it is by getting samples into the hands of scientists.

SpaceX capsule docks with the International Space Station

Posted in Business on 13th Jan, 2015
by Alex Muller

The privately built Dragon capsule has docked with the International Space Station (ISS) carrying a much needed cargo of supplies.

NASA approves first SpaceX milestone for Crew Dragon

Posted in Hardware on 26th Dec, 2014
by Alex Muller

If you want to fly to the International Space Station, you're only option is to hitch a lift on Russia's 1970s-vintage Soyuz space capsules. That may not be the case for much longer.

Spacex Dragon could land on Mars with a mission under the NASA Discovery Program

Posted in Science on 21st Jun, 2014
by Alex Muller

One of NASAs long standing interests has been to robotically drill deeply into Mars' subsurface environment.