• SpaceX Launches Resupply Mission To International Space Station

    Hawthorne-based SpaceX launched its 22nd resupply mission to the International Space Station Thursday, carrying more than two tons of supplies to the orbiting outpost. The Falcon 9 rocket carrying the Cargo Dragon spacecraft lifted off from Cape Canaveral in Florida at roughly 10:30 a.m. California time. As has become customary for SpaceX launches, the first […]

  • SpaceX rocket carrying four astronauts launched from Florida

    A SpaceX Crew Dragon spacecraft — carrying four astronauts from three countries — took off from NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida Friday morning, beginning their six-month stay in space. Watch Falcon 9 launch Dragon with four astronauts on board to the @space_station → https://t.co/bJFjLCzWdK https://t.co/706eQCSzoK — SpaceX (@SpaceX) April 23, 2021 This launch marked the third-ever […]

  • SpaceX astronaut launch pushed to Friday due to bad weather

    Thanks to bad weather, Hawthorne-based SpaceX will have to wait at least another day before launching its next group of astronauts to the International Space Station. The launch of the SpaceX Crew Dragon Endeavour had been scheduled for about 3:15 a.m. California time on Thursday from Cape Canaveral in Florida. Weather reports earlier this week […]

  • Weather delay moves SpaceX-NASA astronaut launch to Sunday

    (CNN) — Four astronauts are slated to ride into orbit aboard a SpaceX Crew Dragon capsule this weekend, kicking off what NASA hopes will be years of SpaceX conducting routine trips to keep the International Space Station fully staffed. Liftoff was originally slated for Saturday night, but NASA administrator Jim Bridenstine said Friday afternoon that […]

  • Mars launch: NASA sends Perseverance rover to space

    The Perseverance rover and its Ingenuity helicopter are finally on the journey to Mars. The spacecraft carrying the rover and helicopter successfully launched to Mars Thursday morning aboard a United Launch Alliance Atlas V 541 rocket from Cape Canaveral, Florida at 7:50 a.m. ET. The team in the control center at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory […]

  • SpaceX Launch Canceled Due To Bad Weather

    SpaceX and NASA will have to wait at least a few more days for their historic spaceflight. Launch officials announced at 4:17 p.m. Wednesday that rough weather would prevent a SpaceX rocket and capsule from taking off from a Florida launch pad, carrying NASA astronauts Robert Behnken and Douglas Hurley on the first crewed spaceflight to […]

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