August 1, 2021

U.S. Space Force clears reused SpaceX rocket for launch with GPS satellite

June 16, 2021

Following years of planning, a GPS navigation satellite built by Lockheed Martin will be the first operational U.S. military payload to ride a reused SpaceX booster on a launch from Florida Thursday, laying the groundwork for future national security missions to save money by incorporating recycled rocket parts.

SpaceX delivers for SiriusXM with successful midnight hour launch

June 6, 2021

A Falcon 9 rocket launched from Cape Canaveral early Sunday with a high-power digital radio satellite for SiriusXM, marking SpaceX’s 18th Falcon 9 flight since Jan. 1, but just the third dedicated to external commercial customers in a year dominated by missions building out the company’s own Starlink internet network.

Live coverage: SpaceX launches satellite for SiriusXM

June 5, 2021

SpaceX launched a powerful radio broadcasting satellite for SiriusXM early Sunday from Cape Canaveral Space Force Station. A Falcon 9 rocket lifted off at 12:26 a.m. EDT (0426 GMT) to haul the roughly 7.5-ton spacecraft into a geostationary transfer orbit.

SpaceX completes static test-firing for weekend launch

June 3, 2021

SpaceX ignited a Falcon 9 rocket for a 10-second test-firing early Thursday on a launch pad at Cape Canaveral, clearing a pre-flight check before a mission set to blast off just after midnight Sunday with the SXM 8 radio broadcasting satellite for SiriusXM.

Live coverage: Dragon cargo ship docks with space station

June 3, 2021

A SpaceX Cargo Dragon capsule wrapped up a two-day trip to the International Space Station Saturday with more than 7,300 pounds of hardware and supplies, including two upgraded solar arrays to augment the lab’s power system. The automated supply ship docked with the orbiting outpost at 5:09 a.m. EDT (0909 GMT).

All-new Falcon 9 rocket and Dragon cargo craft set for launch Thursday

June 2, 2021

In what’s become a rarity for SpaceX and its workhorse fleet of “flight-proven” hardware, a brand new Falcon 9 rocket and Dragon cargo capsule are scheduled to launch Thursday on a NASA-contracted flight to deliver more than 7,300 pounds of supplies and experiments to the International Space Station.

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