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NASA is working with Elon Musk’s SpaceX to redesign part of the fuel system for the company’s Falcon 9 rockets Jan.17, 2018 6:44 p.

On Tuesday afternoon, the company will test fire the engines on its newest rocket at the Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, Florida, according to news reports.The test was originally scheduled for last Thursday, but was delayed first to Friday, then to Monday, and now to Tuesday for unspecified reasons.

Risks to astronauts include unconventional rocket fuel systems and anticipated bombardment of spacecraft by tiny meteor fragments Updated Jan.12, 2018 6:39 a.

government satellite appears to have been totally lost after being taken into space by a recent launch fromElon Musk'sSpaceX, according to a new report.According to Dow Jones, the absence of official word on the incident means that there could have been another chain of events.

government payload called Zuma on Sunday and landed its rocket back on Earth, in the company's first mission of 2018.The Zuma spacecraft was attached to one of SpaceX's Falcon 9 rockets.

An expensive, highly classified U.S.

The billionaire's space exploration company claims the Falcon Heavy is the "most powerful rocket in the world by a factor of two.The Falcon Heavy has suffered multiple delays.

The SpaceX Falcon Heavy rocket is getting closer to launching.The images aim at showing the progress SpaceX has made at getting the rocket to its first test and illustrate just how big it really is.

(Reuters) - Iridium Communications Inc said on Wednesday its 10 satellites, launched last week by tech billionaire Elon Musk's SpaceX, are functioning as expected.The launch on SpaceX's reusable Falcon 9 rocket on Friday had sparked concerns on the U.

Last Night's Freaky California Rocket Launch Capped a Banner Year for SpaceXSpaceX’s launch Friday evening of a rocket carrying a batch of satellites into low-earth orbit caps a record year for the closely held company led by Elon Musk.Big YearNext year “will be the biggest year in the space industry since 1969,” Stallmer said, referring to NASA’s Apollo 11 mission to the moon.

TerrillElon Musk formed Ad Astra School in 2015 after he became dissatisfied with schooling options for his kids.A former SpaceX employee said Musk ran the school out of the company office in the beginning.

The company's ultimate goal is to enable people to live on other planets.Given the volume of applications the company receives, Bjelde said he also looks for three things in candidates: passion, drive and talent.

Reuse of SpaceX’s Falcon 9 booster rocket on a U.S.

Aaron Bernstein/ReutersA former SpaceX employee told Business Insider that he was directed to cut interviewees off abruptly if he knew they wouldn't be a good fit at the company.But a brutal interviewing tactic makes it even more tense, according to former SpaceX employee Josh Boehm.

Co-founder of DFJ is out after firm said it launched an internal investigation Updated Nov.13, 2017 6:49 p.

Next year, SpaceX plans to increase that launch count by 50%, sending 30 rockets into orbit.And how close are SpaceX's rivals to making the space race into a real "horse race"?

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The pre-dawn launch from Vandenberg Air Force Base on California’s central coast carried 10 communications satellites for customer Iridium Communications Inc.The mission was SpaceX’s third for Iridium this year.

5, 2017 1:58 p.ET Elon Musk’s SpaceX aims for one rocket launch roughly every two weeks on average through the end of 2018, exceeding the schedule of any other space company or government around the globe.