Mar 4, 2019

SpaceX Crew Dragon successfully docks at space station

The docking is a first for a commercially built and operated spacecraft designed for crew.

Dec 24, 2018

SpaceX launches first US national security space mission

The launch marks the rocket company's first national security space mission for the US.

Sep 30, 2018

Elon Musk gives up Tesla chairman position

The billionaire will step down as the company's chairman but will remain as its CEO.

Sep 7, 2018

How tech will support life on Mars

Technologies like solar energy, 3D printing and machine learning can be useful to make Mars habitable, says aspiring extra-terrestrial, Dr Adriana Marais.

Mar 12, 2018

Musk says interplanetary colonisation vital

The SpaceX CEO made a surprise appearance at SXSW this weekend to give an update on his plans to colonise Mars, and possibly the moon.


MWC: Vodafone plans to take 4G off-planet

Plans are afoot for the first 4G network outside of planet Earth, to support a mission to the Moon by PTScientists due to take off next year.

Feb 15, 2018

SpaceX promises out of this world Internet

Elon Musk's space company gets the nod for its application to provide broadband services using satellites in the US and worldwide.

Feb 7, 2018

SpaceX's Falcon Heavy soars in debut test launch

The world's most powerful rocket yesterday roared into space, in another milestone for billionaire entrepreneur Elon Musk's private rocket service.

Feb 6, 2018

SpaceX Falcon Heavy poised for debut test launch

Elon Musk's Falcon Heavy jumbo rocket will lift-off into space today with a Tesla Roadster as a passenger.

Nov 28, 2017

Rocket-maker SpaceX raises another $100m

Elon Musk-led SpaceX raised $100 million by selling shares, in an extension to a financing round earlier this year that raised up to $350 million.

Nov 6, 2017

AMOS-17 satellite ready for production

The satellite is specifically designed for Africa and is scheduled for launch in 2019 via SpaceX Falcon-9.

Oct 2, 2017

Musk envisions intercity rocket travel

The billionaire outlines plans for a manned mission to Mars and a rocket capable of carrying passengers from one continent to another on Earth.

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