The rockets can lift even more than the company thought
The SpaceX aerospace company has scheduled a 2018 test mission to Mars that, under the ambitious plans announced by company head Elon Musk, will become the first step to colonizing the Red Planet.
Breaking up the space launch monopoly. It's been a good week for SpaceX. The private spaceflight company just won a major contract to launch a military payload into space--a job that has long been monopolized by United Launch Alliance (ULA), a joint
Is our universe unique?
Either Elon Musk really, really can't wait to get to Mars or the engineers working for him are building the necessary technologies a bit faster than expected.
A team of astronomers has announced the discovery of a new moon located in the far reaches of our Solar System, orbiting the little-known dwarf planet Makemake.
SpaceX's Red Dragon project, announced on April 27, 2016, officially puts the company on a path to Mars, possibly as early as 2018. - See more at: http://www.space.com/32718-spacex-red-dragon-private-mars-missions-pictures.html#sthash.Wy0JNDFt.dpuf
Step 1 toward colonizing the red planet
Explore the architecture of the universe
Cosmic rays are atom fragments that rain down on the Earth from outside of the solar system.
The Hubble Space Telescope may be turning 26 years old this weekend, but its vision is still out of this world. Case in point: this jaw-dropping view of the Bubble Nebula to celebrate the iconic space observatory's birthday.
But its first stop will likely be an asteroid
For the moon, Mars, and beyond
Top official at the country's space agency reveals plans for mission to the red planet
On a really, really, really long trailer