Jeff Bezos Wants to Set Up Amazon on the Moon

In September 2016, SpaceX CEO Elon Musk announced his grand ambitions to colonize Mars. Earlier this week, he doubled down on that promise by announcing SpaceX’s plan to launching two private citizens in a tour around the Moon in late 2018. Not to be outdone by his billionaire competitor, this week, it was revealed that…

SpaceX successfully lands its third Falcon 9 rocket on solid ground

SpaceX pulled off another successful rocket landing this morning — and this time during the day on the coast of Florida. A Falcon 9 rocket successfully touched down at SpaceX’s ground-based landing zone at Cape Canaveral after launching to space. It’s the third time that SpaceX has landed its rocket on solid ground post-launch, but…

Build Your Own Rocket Launch Tool To Beat SpaceX

The Atlas rocket is a favorite of the US military, but its manufacturer, United Launch Alliance (ULA), needs to drum up commercial business for it. How else but with a snazzy website? On ULA’s RocketBuilder.com, prospective customers can spec out the cost of their space transit needs, based on their choice of launch window, rocket…

NASA Calls SpaceX To Survey The World’s Oceans

SpaceX has won another mission — this time, to survey the world’s oceans. NASA announced last week that it had tapped SpaceX to launch a satellite that would “make the first-ever global survey of Earth’s surface water.” It is by no means the first time Elon Musk’s ambitious company has partnered with the space agency…

Airplanes Maker Boeing says it will Go to Mars before SpaceX

Boeing says it will Go to Mars before SpaceX. Less than a week after SpaceX founder Elon Musk detailed his vision to get people to Mars, a rival aerospace company has intimated that it plans to beat Musk (and everyone else) to the punch. However, Musk is probably okay with that. Dennis Muilenburg, the CEO of…

Obama Wants to Colonize Mars before 2030

Officially: President Barack Obama Wants to Colonize Mars before 2030. “We have set a clear goal vital to the next chapter of America’s story in space,” Obama wrote in a piece for CNN. This might be one the president’s last major initiatives launched while in office. Obama wants astronauts to safely return to Earth after visiting…

Mars rockets of SpaceX to be reused 1000 times or more

Mars rockets of SpaceX to be reused 1000 times SpaceX CEO Elon Musk has unveiled the design for the giant rocket booster he wants to build in order to colonize Mars. It is part of what SpaceX is referring to as the “Mars Vehicle” — the rocket booster and the Mars spaceship combined — and…

SpaceX Blew Up Mark Zuckerberg’s $95M Satellite 

Mark Zuckerberg is ‘Deeply Disappointed’ SpaceX Blew Up His $95M Satellite SpaceX’s Falcon 9 rocket exploded in Cape Canaveral this morning. On board was Facebook’s Internet.org satellite, which experts estimated cost $95 million. In a post on Facebook, CEO Mark Zuckerberg said he was “deeply disappointed.” From Zuck’s post: As I’m here in Africa, I’m…

SpaceX successfully lands its sixth Falcon 9 rocket after launch

Another one of SpaceX’s Falcon 9 rockets successfully landed on a floating drone ship this evening, after the vehicle launched a Japanese communications satellite into orbit. The feat marks the fourth time SpaceX has landed one of its vehicles at sea and the company’s fifth rocket recovery overall this year. NOW SPACEX HAS A TOTAL…

SpaceX launches Falcon 9 rocket Tonight at 1:26AM ET

If you find yourself without Saturday night plans this evening, why not enjoy a nice SpaceX launch? The company’s eighth Falcon 9 launch of this year is scheduled to take off tonight from Cape Canaveral, Florida at 1:26AM ET, sending a Japanese communications satellite — called JCSAT-16 — into orbit around Earth. And no SpaceX…