Satellite operator SES aims to be the first company to launch a geostationary satellite on a used Falcon 9 orbital rocket booster.
The private space company sends a Japanese communications satellite into orbit early Sunday and recovers the first stage of that rocket on an offshore drone ship.
The next-generation rocket engine has been shipped to the company's test site in Texas.
SpaceX has a grand plan to do away with single-use space rockets, and it took a big step toward completing its ambitious recycling program this week.
Estimated price tag is revealed for Red Dragon, the mission that will lay the groundwork for the company's long-term goal of getting humans to Mars.
It looks like it could be second time lucky for the new taxi docking port, which SpaceX launched into orbit with the Falcon rocket on Monday.
A mini-me version of SpaceX's reusable Falcon 9 rocket attempts a landing on a barge in a pool, and it's a thing of beauty.
Taking off from Cape Canaveral, Florida, the Falcon 9 rocket successfully deployed two communications satellites into Earth's orbit.
Elon Musk's rocket company launches a pair of satellites on Wednesday, but breaks its streak of successful rocket stage landings at sea.
"A Beautiful Planet" director Toni Myers reveals how you make a film on the International Space Station, the dangers of cosmic radiation and her love of "Interstellar".
Elon Musk's space exploration company is hoping to prove reuseable rocketry works in practice before the year is out.
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