William Shatner Becomes Oldest Person In Space With Successful Blue Origin Rocket LaunchWilliam Shatner, the 90-year-old veteran of countless imaginary space voyages playing Star Trek's Captain Kirk, blasted off for real Wednesday, becoming the oldest person to reach the final frontier in a PR bonanza for Jeff Bezos and his rocket company Blue Origin.
New Era in Spaceflight Lifts Off as SpaceX Launches Crew Capsule to Space StationA SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket streaked into space early Saturday, boosting the company's first Crew Dragon spacecraft into orbit on an unpiloted test flight and opening a new era in American spaceflight.
SpaceX Launches 10 Communications Satellites From Vandenberg AFBTen new satellites for Iridium Communications' global network have been successfully deployed in orbit after launch from California's Central Coast.
Mysterious Light Seen In Skies Across Northern California Was A MeteorSocial media was filled with photos, videos and questions Wednesday night about the bright light and strangely illuminated smoke contrail seen in the skies that were visible across the Bay Area and California.
Spy Satellite Launch From California's Vandenberg AFB DelayedThe U.S. Department of Defense was set to launch a new spy satellite from California, but new delays were holding up the liftoff.
Flat-Earther Rocket Scientist Eyes Monday For New Launch DateSelf-taught rocket scientist "Mad" Mike Hughes says he won't let a little red tape stand in his way and plans to launch his steam-powered vessel on Monday in the ghost town of Amboy, California.
SpaceX Rocket Puts South Korean Communications Satellite In OrbitA SpaceX unmanned Falcon rocket blasted off Monday afternoon from Florida's Kennedy Space Center, hoisting a communications satellite for a South Korean company.
SpaceX Plans New Launch After Rocket ExplosionSpaceX plans to resume flights as early as next week after finding the cause of an explosion that destroyed a rocket and satellite on a Florida launch pad in September.
Elon Musk's SpaceX Lands Rocket At Sea For Third Time After Satellite DeliveryThe 1st-stage booster of the unmanned Falcon rocket settled vertically onto a barge 400 miles off Florida's east coast, eight minutes after the late afternoon liftoff.
SpaceX Launches Satellite But Fails To Land Rocket On BargeThe leftover first-stage booster hit the floating platform hard Friday, said SpaceX chief Elon Musk.
Top Secret Reconnaissance Rocket Launches From California Air Force BaseA rocket blasted off from Vandenberg Air Force Base under the cover of darkness Wednesday morning carrying a top secret payload of government supplies.
SpaceX 1st-Stage Rocket Landing Attempt On Pacific Ocean Barge FailsThe first stage of a SpaceX rocket that delivered an ocean-monitoring satellite into orbit made a hard landing on an ocean barge and broke a support leg.
After Accident, Elon Musk’s SpaceX May Resume Launches SoonSpaceX says it's close to launching rockets again six months after an accident.
On Elon Musk's Birthday, SpaceX Rocket Disintegrates After Liftoff From Cape CanaveralAn unmanned SpaceX rocket carrying supplies and a first-of-its-kind docking port to the International Space Station broke apart Sunday shortly after liftoff.
Did You See The Meteor? Brilliant Chrome, Red, Green Fireball Blazes Through Bay Area Skies SaturdayWhat appears to be a meteor blazed over the North Bay midday Saturday creating a frenzy of excited tweets and blog posts, and triggering calls to 9-1-1 dispatchers reporting what looked like a possible aircraft going down.