An unmanned rocket carrying 4,000 pounds of cargo to resupply the International Space Station suffered launch failure.
The space transport company of billionaire Elon Musk is finally throwing itself into the development of the futuristic tech for terrestrial travel.
The private space-exploration company's passenger capsule roars away from Cape Canaveral Wednesday in a test of its system for boosting a crew to safety in an emergency.
Early video showed a relatively soft landing for the Falcon 9 rocket before it reportedly tipped over. But that second landing was not so soft, a new video shows.
For the second time, SpaceX didn't quite manage to land a Falcon 9 rocket after it visited the ISS Tuesday, but the effort did yield a cool Vine and super-geeky satirical music video.
Teams Hakuto and Astrobotic have agreed to a partnership that will see them hitching a ride on a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket. If all goes well, they could be on the moon before the end of 2016.
In addition to launching a weather station into space, the private space-exploration company will once again attempt to land the launch rocket on a barge.
SpaceX wants to make space exploration cheaper by reusing its rockets. See how it plans to do it, set to a thumpin' soundtrack.
The search giant says its interest in SpaceX is rooted in satellite imaging, as well as other "space-based technologies."
Instead of landing softly on the bobbing ocean platform meant to receive it, SpaceX's Falcon 9 rocket tipped, crashed and burst into flames. It's all on display via Twitter and Vine.