Sentinel 6 Launch Lights Up Central Coast Skies; Mission Will Measure Rising Sea LevelsA SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket carrying the satellite lifted off from Vandenberg Air Force Base Saturday morning -- a launch visible across the Central Coast.
SpaceX: 2 Astronauts Launched On SpaceX Rocket For Historic FlightSan Francisco Bay Area tech guru Elon Musk's dream of helping America return to manned space flight became a reality Saturday as two NASA astronauts were launched into space aboard his company's SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket.
NASA Astronauts Go Back To The Future With Capsule LaunchIt’s back to the future as NASA astronauts launch again from the U.S. — aboard a retro-style “Right Stuff” capsule. Make no mistake: This is not your father’s — or grandfather’s — capsule. SpaceX’s Dragon crew capsule outshines NASA’s old Apollo spacecraft in virtually every way.
Stormy Weather May Delay SpaceX's 1st Astronaut LaunchBay Area Tech guru Elon Musk may have to wait a few more days to cross another major milestone off his checklist. Stormy weather was threatening to delay SpaceX’s first astronaut launch.
NASA Exec Resigns Days Before 1st Spacex Astronaut LaunchNASA’s chief of human exploration has resigned just days before the first astronaut launch in nearly a decade from Kennedy Space Center.
NASA, SpaceX Bringing Astronaut Launches Back To Home TurfFor the first time in nearly a decade, U.S. astronauts are about to blast into orbit aboard an American rocket from American soil. And for the first time in the history of human spaceflight, a private company is running the show.
Space X Launch Lights Up Bay Area SkiesMany Bay Area residents looked into the sky Sunday evening and saw it lit up by what they thought was a UFO. But it was actually SpaceX at work.
Space X Launch Of Spanish Satellite Lights Up Predawn SkyAn Earth-observation satellite built for Spain was successfully launched into orbit from California at dawn Thursday, creating a brief light show as it arced over the Pacific Ocean west of Los Angeles.
NASA Launching Mission To Bring Asteroid Sample Back To EarthNASA is preparing for a Thursday night launch of a spacecraft on two-year mission to get a sample from an asteroid and return it to the earth.
SpaceX Launches Rocket Loaded With Space Station Groceries, Espresso Maker SpaceX has launched a shipment of groceries to the International Space Station, including the first espresso maker bound for orbit.
Astronauts Forced To Wait For Espresso Machine After SpaceX Aborts Launch 2-Minutes Before BlastoffSpaceX will have to wait another day to deliver groceries to the International Space Station.
NASA Reveals Plan To Redirect Asteroid Chunk Into Moon's OrbitNASA revealed its plans Wednesday to fly robotic spacecraft to asteroids by the end of the decade.
NASA To Study Mysterious 'Magnetic Explosions' Between Earth, Sun That Unleash Dangerous X-RaysEarth and the Sun may be 93 million miles apart, but cosmic explosions between the two celestial spheres occur often and with devastating effects--unleashing waves of radiation and disrupting GPS communications, and it is with this danger in mind that next month, NASA will launch four "Magnetospheric Multiscale Mission" satellites, studying these "magnetic reconnections" and better predicting the consequences of these cosmic phenomena.
Elon Musk's SpaceX Calls Off Launch At Last Minute Over Rocket-Tracking System ProblemThe SpaceX company has called off Sunday’s launch of a deep-space observatory.
SpaceX Calls Off Rocket Flight To International Space Station 1 Minute Before LaunchSpaceX has called off its flight to the International Space Station.