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Tesla Motors Chairman and CEO Elon Musk (credit: Robyn Beck/AFP/Getty Images)

Billionaire Shows Off New Spacecraft Designed To Ferry Astronauts To International Space Station

SpaceX is one of several private companies competing to build “space taxis” for NASA to replace the retired space shuttle fleet.

05/29/2014

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Easter Morning Delivery For Space Station

Space station astronauts got a special Easter treat: a cargo ship full of supplies.

04/20/2014

SpaceX's Falcon 9 rocket with the Dragon space craft are readied on October 7, 2012 for an evening launch from Cape Canaveral, Florida, to the International Space Station. (credit: BRUCE WEAVER/AFP/GettyImages)

SpaceX Wins Contract For Japanese Telecom Launch

Space Exploration Technologies says it has been awarded a contract with Japan’s SKY Perfect JSAT Corp. to launch a telecommunications satellite aboard a Falcon 9 rocket in 2015.

01/10/2014

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Hawthorne-Based SpaceX Scrubs Satellite Launch

A Hawthorne-based space transport company was forced to scrub a privately-financed satellite launch for the second time this week over technical glitches.

11/29/2013

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SpaceX Launches Canadian Satellite From California

A SpaceX rocket carrying a Canadian satellite intended to track space weather launched from the California coast Sunday in what was billed as a test flight.

09/29/2013

(credit: Elon Musk)

Hyperloop Wins Fans, But Doesn’t Spark Investor Interest

Billionaire entrepreneur Elon Musk urged the public to polish sketch plans he released last week for a “Hyperloop” that would shoot capsules full of people at the speed of sound through elevated tubes connecting Los Angeles and San Francisco.

08/23/2013

(credit: Matt Hartman/Shorealone Films)

SpaceX Dragon Cargo Ship Returns To Los Angeles

The SpaceX Dragon capsule was in Los Angeles Thursday after returning to Earth on Tuesday with a full science load from the International Space Station.

03/28/2013

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KNX On Your Corner: SpaceX

When NASA got out of the Space Shuttle business, it left an opening for aerospace start-up SpaceX to fill the gap.

03/08/2013

A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket attached to the cargo-only capsule called Dragon lifts off from the launch pad on October 7, 2012 in Cape Canaveral, Florida. The rocket is bringing cargo to the International Space Station that consists of clothing, equipment and science experiments. (credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Dragon Ship Back On Earth After Space Station Trip

An unmanned space capsule carrying medical samples from the International Space Station has splashed down in the Pacific Ocean, completing the first official private interstellar shipment under a billion-dollar contract with NASA.

10/28/2012

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NASA To Examine Dragon Capsule At SpaceX’s Hawthorne Headquarters

NASA will visit SpaceX Thursday to take an up-close look at one of the company’s private dragon capsules.

CBS2 / KCAL9–06/14/2012

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SpaceX Dragon Returns To Earth, Ends Historic Flight

The SpaceX Dragon spacecraft is back on Earth.

CBS2 / KCAL9–05/31/2012

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SpaceX Dragon Capsule Prepped For Return To Earth

Space station astronauts readied the world’s first commercial supply ship Wednesday for its early morning return to Earth just like NASA’s old-time capsules.

CBS2 / KCAL9–05/30/2012

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SpaceX Rocket Docks At International Space Station

The world’s first private supply ship successfully docked at the International Space Station Friday morning.

05/25/2012

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SpaceX Rocket Nears International Space Station

The world’s first private supply ship flew tantalizingly close to the International Space Station on Thursday, acing a critical test in advance of the actual docking.

05/24/2012

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Hawthorne’s SpaceX Will Attempt Cargo Run To International Space Station Tuesday

SpaceX will attempt to become the first private company to send a rocket to the International Space Station early Tuesday morning.

CBS2 / KCAL9–05/21/2012

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