SpaceX Makes Strides Towards 1st Stage Rocket Recovery during Space Station Launch

Posted in Hardware on 20th Apr, 2014
by Alex Muller

The Falcon 9 rocket would sprout legs just prior to water impact for the controlled soft landing in the Atlantic Ocean.

SpaceX stands down Falcon launch

Posted in Hardware on 15th Apr, 2014
by Alex Muller

SpaceX was forced on Monday to postpone its latest commercial cargo re-supply mission to the space station.

SpaceX Dragon CRS-3 mission launch scrubbed again

Posted in Science on 2nd Apr, 2014
by Alex Muller

SpaceXs Dragon CRS-3 mission to the International Space Station (ISS) has once again been scrubbed. NASA confirmed that the launch of the cargo ship has been delayed.

In three weeks, Spacex could demonstrate the first reusable rocket booster and pave the way to radically cheaper spaceflight

Posted in Hardware on 16th Mar, 2014
by Alex Muller

For now, a water landing will ensure maximum safety in case the rocket goes off course.

NASA plans Mars Sample-Return Mission in 2022 with modified SpaceX Dragon capsule

Posted in Science on 13th Mar, 2014
by Alex Muller

Scientists have blueprinted a low-cost Mars sample-return mission that would use a souped-up Dragon capsule from SpaceX.