SpaceX Starship prototype blows its top

The US company's new rocket prototype experiences a major failure during pressurisation testing.

By Jonathan Amos | Nov. 21, 2019 | bbcnews
~3 mins   

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Elon Musk gives update on Starpship rocket plans

The US entrepreneur says prototype flights of his Moon-Mars rocket system will begin in months.

By Jonathan Amos | Sept. 29, 2019 | bbcnews
~4 mins   

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'Starhopper': SpaceX engine testbed makes minute-long jump

The Californian rocket company demonstrates its new methane-burning engine in Texas.

BBC Science News | Aug. 28, 2019 | bbcnews
~3 mins   

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SpaceX puts up 60 internet satellites

The California firm launches the first spacecraft in its multi-billion-dollar broadband project.

By Jonathan Amos | May 24, 2019 | bbcnews
~4 mins   

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SpaceX capsule suffers 'anomaly' during tests in Florida

There are plans to launch a manned mission to the International Space Station later this year.

BBC Science News | April 21, 2019 | bbcnews
~1 mins   

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SpaceX Dragon demo capsule set to return to Earth

In its next Nasa test, the new crew capsule will re-enter the atmosphere for an Atlantic splashdown.

By Jonathan Amos | March 7, 2019 | bbcnews
~4 mins   

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Dragon in graphics

How Elon Musk's Crew Dragon spaceship goes to, and returns from, the International Space Station.

BBC Science News | March 7, 2019 | bbcnews
~2 mins   

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SpaceX Dragon capsule docks with space station

America's new astronaut capsule successfully completes the next task in its demonstration mission.

By Jonathan Amos | March 3, 2019 | bbcnews
~4 mins   

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SpaceX set for crew demo launch

The US is about to take a major step towards being able to fly its astronauts into space once again.

By Jonathan Amos | March 1, 2019 | bbcnews
~6 mins   

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Sending astronauts to Mars would be stupid, astronaut says

One of the first astronauts to orbit the Moon thinks there's no public support to send people to Mars.

By Tom Green | Dec. 24, 2018 | bbcnews
~5 mins   

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