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SpaceX boss offers plan for private colonization of Mars

SpaceX chief Elon Musk offered a detailed description Tuesday of his company's plans to begin private missions to eventually transport colonists to live on Mars.

Israeli firm to be compensated after SpaceX rocket destroys satellite

The Israeli company whose satellite was destroyed when the SpaceX rocket carrying it into orbit exploded is set to receive more than 200 million dollars in compensation, the firm said in a filing...

SpaceX rocket explodes at Florida launch site

An unmanned SpaceX rocket exploded during a test fire on its launch pad Thursday in Cape Canaveral, Florida, the company said.

SpaceX again lands reusable rocket after space station launch

Private space contractor SpaceX for the second time successfully landed a reusable rocket on solid ground after a cargo delivery launch to the International Space Station (ISS) early Monday.

NASA sends DNA sequencer to space in quest for extraterrestrial life

NASA sent DNA sequencing instruments into space for the first time Monday, taking the search for extraterrestrial life straight to the source.

SpaceX launches satellite but fails to land reusable rocket

Private space-launch company SpaceX carried a scientific satellite into orbit Sunday but failed again in an attempt to land the rocket undamaged for reuse on future missions.

NASA awards space station cargo contracts to three companies

NASA has awarded contracts to three companies to deliver cargo to the orbiting International Space Station (ISS), the US space agency said Thursday.

SpaceX successfully lands its first reusable rocket

Private space flight company SpaceX successfully returns a rocket to Earth following a satellite launch after two earlier attempts failed.