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Crew of Inspiration4 gives update from space

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (NBC) – The crew of SpaceX Inspiration4 held an informal press conference Friday. The crew is the first all-civilian crew to orbit the earth. During the press conference, a member showed off a drawing she made while in orbit. …

SpaceX wins massive contract for moon mission

HAWTHORNE, Calif. (CNN) – SpaceX has won a major contract to help deliver America’s next moonshot. The rocket company led by Elon Musk has clinched an almost $3 billion deal with NASA. The agency will use a spacecraft being developed by SpaceX, …

NASA prepares for historic launch

(NBC News) Four astronauts are in place and ready on the eve of what could be a historic launch from Cape Canaveral. After a successful demonstration flight earlier this year, NASA begins what they expect to be a regular, continuous commute to …

SpaceX Dragon Crew Capsule Returns

(NBC News) The SpaceX capsule that will soon carry astronauts to the International Space Station completed its first mission Friday. The Crew Dragon capsule undocked from the ISS early Friday morning, then splashed down into the Atlantic Ocean several hours later. “This …

Watch: SpaceX set to launch, land recycled rocket

Update: The SpaceX launch is now expected at about 12:10 p.m. PST. Titusville, Fla. – SpaceX is set to launch a satellite into orbit from NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida. The private corporation originally planned to launch the BulgariaSat-1 satellite on …

SpaceX scrubs ISS resupply mission

Update (06/01/07, 2:47 p.m.) – SpaceX has canceled Thursday’s launch due to weather. Cape Canaveral, Fla. – SpaceX is scheduled to launch its eleventh cargo resupply mission to the International Space Station at 2:55 p.m. PST Thursday. The launch marks the first …