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Elon Musk testifies before U.S. Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Defense on National Security Space Launch Programs, March 5, 2014. (Jewel Samad/AFP/Getty Images)

Tesla’s Elon Musk Uses Crisis In Ukraine To Tout His SpaceX Company

At a hearing on Capitol Hill Wednesday, Musk said his rival in the world of military satellites, United Launch Alliance, has rockets made partially in Russia.


The SpaceX Grasshopper Rocket.  (CBS)

SpaceX Successfully Tests Reusable Rocket

A Southern California-based space company has successfully tested a reusable rocket it hopes will make it cheaper to go into space.


SpaceX Rocket Launch

California’s SpaceX Launches Dragon Capsule From Cape Canaveral

Sunday’s blast-off was the second launch of a Dragon capsule to the orbiting lab by the California-based SpaceX company.


A Virgin Galactic spacecraft

Bay Area Luxury Travel Agents Booking $200K Space Flights

As a Bay Area luxury travel agent for more than three decades, Lynda Turley Garrett never thought she’d be selling trips to outer space.