WikiNow lets you discover the news you care about, follow the topics that matter to you and share your favourite stories with your friends.

© WikiNow

The Boring Co. is holding a Not-a-Flamethrower pickup party on June 9 - Teslarati

During The Boring Company's information session earlier this month, Elon Musk, together with SpaceX engineer Steve Davis, stated that the delivery and shipment of the Not-a-Flamethrowers were delayed since shipping items with propane proved to be ...

This is what NASA's 'Toasty' Camera did see as It did melt After a SpaceX Launch - Spaceflight News

At the point when a SpaceX rocket dispatches, it's great. When a SpaceX rocket dispatch starts a wildfire that melts a NASA picture taker's camera, it becomes a web sensation. Also, that is exactly the result for NASA picture taker Bill Ingalls this ...

'We must go back to the moon, and this time to stay': Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos says lunar settlement will save Earth by ... - Daily Mail

While SpaceX CEO Elon Musk thinks that Mars will be the next planet targeted for human colonization, Bezos says the moon makes more sense, according to Geek Wire. First off, the moon is located closer to the Earth - just a two-day trip via rocket. The ...

SpaceX's Starlink Prototype Internet Satellites Are Now Good Enough for Gaming - TechRaptor

According to the filings with the Federal Communications Commission, these stations are located within various SpaceX facilities locations in Fremont, Hawthorne, Brewster, and Redmond. While satellite internet isn't exactly a new innovation, Starlink's ...

NASA shares the story of how a SpaceX launch completely melted this poor camera - Mashable

On May 22, a SpaceX rocket launch left one poor, seemingly high-end camera horribly disfigured and forever ruined. Now, NASA has shared the specifics of what happened. Bill Ingalls, the space and aeronautics agency's photographer, is the one who was ...

SpaceX launches five Iridium satellites and twin science spacecraft - Facts of Week

Read more at SpaceX launches five Iridium satellites and twin science spacecraft. Space X has recently launched 5 Iridium next satellites for German Research center for GeoScience and NASA on May 22nd. The last attempt was made by the same vehicle ...

Why 'Fortnite' Players Will Love SpaceX's Internet Satellite Constellation - Inverse

On Saturday, one of Musk's followers asked the SpaceX CEO about the status of the global internet project called Starlink, which will send 4,425 satellites into orbit to deliver broadband connectivity to parts of the world with no internet. He ...

NASA camera melts capturing SpaceX launch - KSN-TV

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. (CNN) - New pictures from NASA show a camera getting toasted and roasted during a SpaceX launch. A NASA photographer set up a bunch of cameras to capture last week's launce from Vandenberg Air Force Base ...

Who is Elon Musk? Five quick facts about the SpaceX founder - The South African

Changing the way in which money changed hands in the 21st century was obviously not enough for Musk, as he took on a venture that was literally out of this world – space travel. He founded SpaceX with the intention of making space travel accessible to ...

Melted NASA camera's memory card survives fire, shows camera as it melts to death - KABC-TV

Remote camera views of the @SpaceX #Falcon9 rocket launching with twin #GRACEFO satellites are posted! https://t.co/i1H4FQKYZJ pic.twitter.com/8pYPvMT2dZ. — NASA HQ PHOTO (@nasahqphoto) May 23, 2018. When Ingalls went to retrieve the ...

Guess who's unhappy about Elon Musk's SpaceX - The Hill

SpaceX has astonished the world during the past few years, perfecting the art of reusable rockets and thus bringing down the cost of launching things into space. As a result, a customer can expect to pay $62 million to launch something on a Falcon 9, a ...

Has Tesla and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk's idea of media accountability failed? - TheOofy.com

Elon Musk was recently in news for starting a website to rate the journalists as well as media houses. Many of the reporter's as well as media personalities were against the idea of rating them. The debate was still on as to whether such idea holds any ...

NASA camera melted during SpaceX Falcon 9 launch captures its own demise - News Nation

The photographs of NASA's 'melted camera', being set up to capture Tuesday's SpaceX Falcon 9 launch, are currently doing rounds on social networking sites. While the photographs have already gone viral on social media, inviting assumptions of many ...

NASA's camera melted while it captured SpaceX launch - TechSource

NASA's "melted camera" went viral on the internet. As with many photos that spread like wildfire on the social media and internet in general, only part of the camera's story has been exposed so far. According to CNET, while many people assumed that the ...

Trump is Cutting the Red Tape in Space - Yahoo News

Alongside the industry giants, upstarts such as Jeff Bezos's Blue Origin LLC , Relativity Space, Inc ., VOX Space LLC and the 3.1-million-pound- heavyweight -in-the-room, SpaceX, now also sit on a National Space Council's advisory panel. More from ...

SpaceX's Crew Dragon edging closer to flight - SpaceFlight Insider

NASA astronaut Suni Williams recently took part in a simulated mission aboard the SpaceX Crew Dragon spacecraft at the company's Hawthorne, California headquarters, during which she was outfitted in the SpaceX spacesuit. Over the course of the training ...

NASA's 'melted camera' was caused by grass fire during the SpaceX Falcon 9 launch - Firstpost

As photographs of NASA's "melted camera" spread like wildfire on the Internet, triggering assumptions of many kinds, the space agency has explained that a grass fire started by the launch of a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket this week toasted the camera.

NASA Camera Melts During a SpaceX Rocket Launch - 10,000 Couples

Not surprisingly, they went viral across Twitter and other social media platforms. On Tuesday, a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket was launched into the space from California's Vandenberg Air Force Base. Those payloads included two GRACE-FO satellites from NASA, ...

Donald Trump Signs Directive To Modernize US Commercial Space Travel Policy - Tech Times

A White House representative explained that existing licensing regulations had been created before private agencies, such as SpaceX and Virgin Galactic, developed their highly advanced technologies that made commercial space travel a possibility.

SpaceX to launch last lot of Falcon 9 - sbdirtysouthsoccer.com - sbDirtySouthSoccer

Bill Ingalls' camera captured its own demise as a brushfire spreads. The photographer says the camera continued taking shots until it was no longer in working ...

Space Exploration Technologies Corporation, better known as SpaceX, is an American aerospace manufacturer and space transport services company headquartered in Hawthorne, California, United States. It was founded in 2002 by Tesla Motors CEO and former PayPal entrepreneur Elon Musk with the goal of creating the technologies to reduce space transportation costs and enable the colonization of Mars. It has developed the Falcon 1 and Falcon 9 launch vehicles, both designed to be reusable, and the Dragon spacecraft which is flown into orbit by the Falcon 9 launch vehicle to supply the International Space Station with cargo. A manned version of Dragon is in development.

SpaceX
Private
Industry Aerospace
Founded June 2002; 14 years ago (2002-06)
Founder Elon Musk
Headquarters Hawthorne, California, U.S.
33°55′15″N 118°19′40″W / 33.9207°N 118.3278°W / 33.9207; -118.3278Coordinates: 33°55′15″N 118°19′40″W / 33.9207°N 118.3278°W / 33.9207; -118.3278
Key people
Elon Musk

Gwynne Shotwell

Tom Mueller
Products Falcon 9
Dragon
Services Orbital rocket launch
Number of employees
nearly 5,000
Website www.spacex.com
Footnotes / references

Space Exploration Technologies Corporation, better known as SpaceX, is an American aerospace manufacturer and space transport services company headquartered in Hawthorne, California, United States. It was founded in 2002 by Tesla Motors CEO and former PayPal entrepreneur Elon Musk with the goal of creating the technologies to reduce space transportation costs and enable the colonization of Mars. It has developed the Falcon 1 and Falcon 9 launch vehicles, both designed to be reusable, and the Dragon spacecraft which is flown into orbit by the Falcon 9 launch vehicle to supply the International Space Station (ISS) with cargo. A manned version of Dragon is in development.

SpaceX's achievements include the first privately funded, liquid-propellant rocket (Falcon 1) to reach orbit, in 2008; the first privately funded company to successfully launch, orbit and recover a spacecraft (Dragon), in 2010; and the first private company to send a spacecraft (Dragon) to the ISS, in 2012. The launch of SES-8, in 2013, was the first SpaceX delivery into geosynchronous orbit, while the launch of the Deep Space Climate Observatory (DSCOVR), in 2015, was the company's first delivery beyond Earth orbit.

SpaceX began a privately funded reusable launch system technology development program in 2011 and, in December 2015, successfully returned a first stage back to a landing pad near the launch site and accomplished a propulsive vertical landing. This was the first such accomplishment by a rocket on an orbital trajectory. On April 8, 2016, with the launch of CRS-8, SpaceX successfully vertically landed a first stage on an ocean drone-ship landing platform on a mission that also delivered a Dragon space capsule to Low Earth Orbit. On May 6, 2016, SpaceX again landed a first stage, but on a geostationary transfer orbit mission, another first.

NASA awarded the company a Commercial Orbital Transportation Services (COTS) contract in 2006, to design and demonstrate a launch system to resupply cargo to the International Space Station (ISS). SpaceX, as of July 2016 has flown nine missions to the ISS under a cargo resupply contract. NASA also awarded SpaceX a contract in 2011 to develop and demonstrate a human-rated Dragon as part of its Commercial Crew Development (CCDev) program to transport crew to the ISS.

In September 2016, SpaceX's CEO Elon Musk unveiled substantial parts of the launch vehicle, spacecraft, and mission architecture of the Interplanetary Transport System program, an ambitious privately-funded initiative to develop spaceflight technology for use in interplanetary spaceflight, and if demand emerges, could lead to sustainable human settlements on Mars over the very long term.

Iridium-6/GRACE-FO Mission

SpaceX is targeting launch of Iridium-6/GRACE-FO on Tuesday, May 22 from Space Launch Complex 4E (SLC-4E) at Vandenberg Air Force Base, California.

Bangabandhu Satellite-1 Mission

SpaceX is targeting launch of Bangabandhu Satellite-1 on Friday, May 11 from Launch Complex 39A (LC-39A) at NASA's Kennedy Space Center, Florida.

🔴 LIVE: Iridium-6/GRACE-FO NASA Launch: SpaceX Falcon 9 Launch & Landing of Iridium-6/GRACE-FO

NEXT: SES-12 Launch: SpaceX Falcon 9 Launch of SES-12 to GTO LATEST: Iridium-6 (51-55)/GRACE-FO 1-2 Launch: SpaceX Falcon 9 Launch & Landing of ...

How Elon Saved SpaceX & Tesla ... At The Same Time

Use this link to get a free copy of Elon Musk's awesome biography from Audible, alongside a free trial: http://audible.com/businesscasual (or SMS ...

Will SpaceX BFR Really Work? Interview with Tim Dodd the Everyday Astronaut

I recently chatted wiith my friend Tim Dodd the Everyday Astronaut about how rockets work, SpaceX, Falcon Heavy and more! Check out his channel here ...

SpaceX's Crew Dragon edging closer to flight

To test a spacecraft for electromagnetic interference (EMI), it is placed in a special room designed for the task.SpaceX has done just that.Recently, company ...