Private spaceflight

10.07.12
Watch the SpaceX Dragon capsule lift off, live (video)
10.07.12

Watch the SpaceX Dragon capsule lift off, live (video)

There's nothing like a good ol' fashion rocket launch to spice up a lazy Sunday evening -- the Spa...

By S. Buckley,   10.07.12
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10.07.12
SpaceX Dragon capsule launch gets go signal from NASA
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SpaceX Dragon capsule launch gets go signal from NASA

One small step in May is poised to turn into one giant leap for space capitalism as NASA approved th...

By A. Souppouris,   10.07.12
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09.21.12
SpaceX to start International Space Station cargo runs on October 7th, kick off routine private spaceflight
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SpaceX to start International Space Station cargo runs on October 7th, kick off routine private spaceflight

SpaceX just put a date on when private space travel becomes a seemingly everyday affair: October 7th...

By J. Fingas,   09.21.12
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08.03.12
Boeing, SpaceX win NASA 'space taxi' funding race (updated)
08.03.12

Boeing, SpaceX win NASA 'space taxi' funding race (updated)

NASA has reportedly picked Boeing and SpaceX as the two companies to receive primary funding for t...

By D. Cooper,   08.03.12
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06.26.12
Space X successfully test-fires Merlin 1D engine, forgets to buy marshmallows
06.26.12

Space X successfully test-fires Merlin 1D engine, forgets to buy marshmallows

SpaceX has added another string to its now weighty bow by successfully test firing the Merlin 1D e...

By D. Cooper,   06.26.12
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06.06.12
Congress, NASA agree to thin out commercial spaceflight partners for 'space taxi' program
06.06.12

Congress, NASA agree to thin out commercial spaceflight partners for 'space taxi' program

Congress has twisted NASA's arm on a new deal for the "Commercial Crew Program," designed to get p...

By D. Cooper,   06.06.12
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05.31.12
PSA: SpaceX's Dragon due to splash down at 11:44am ET (video)
05.31.12

PSA: SpaceX's Dragon due to splash down at 11:44am ET (video)

SpaceX's Dragon spacecraft successfully departed the International Space Station at 4:07am ET and...

By D. Cooper,   05.31.12
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05.18.12
Space X's Dragon launch... is go! (update: aborted)
05.18.12

Space X's Dragon launch... is go! (update: aborted)

We're crossing our fingers and toes so hard we can barely type and walk, since it looks like the o...

By D. Cooper,   05.18.12
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05.11.12
SpaceX and Bigelow Aerospace drum up support for the space hotel of the future
05.11.12

SpaceX and Bigelow Aerospace drum up support for the space hotel of the future

SpaceX and Bigelow Aerospace are teaming up to cross-promote their private aerospace tech. The duo...

By D. Cooper,   05.11.12
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