Falcon 9 Rocket Carrying Canadian Satellites Launches Successfully From Vandenberg Air Force BaseHawthorne-based SpaceX is scheduled to launch the Falcon 9 rocket carrying the RADARSAT Constellation Wednesday morning during a launch window that opens at 7:17 a.m. and try to recover the rocket with a landing back at Vandenberg Air Force Base.
SpaceX Crew Dragon Capsule Destroyed During TestingIt exploded during ground testing at Cape Canaveral on April 20. SpaceX remains hopeful it can use the Crew Dragon Capsule to launch two NASA astronauts to the space station this year.
Mission Accomplished: Historic SpaceX Dragon Capsule Splashes Down In AtlanticThe Crew Dragon's successful mission Friday means the first piloted flight of the spacecraft could take place as soon as July. The U.S. has not launched astronauts into space since the space shuttle program was retired in 2011.
SpaceX Launches Multi-Pronged Mission, Including Israeli Lunar LanderHawthorne-based SpaceX successfully launched a rocket Thursday from Cape Canaveral carrying three payloads, including a lunar lander that could make Israel the fourth country to ever deposit a spacecraft on the moon.
SpaceX Pulls Out Of Lease With Port Of LA For Mars Rocket Building SiteInstead, SpaceX will be moving rocket-building operations to Texas.
SpaceX To Lay Off 10 Percent Of WorkforceSpaceX announced on Friday that the Hawthorne-based company is laying off 10 percent of its workforce.
Elon Musk To Unveil Hawthorne Underground TunnelThe two-mile test tunnel is the first of what Musk hopes will be many to alleviate L.A.’s traffic issues.
SpaceX's Successfully Launches 64 Satellites From Vandenberg Air Force BaseThe Falcon 9 rocket lifted off at 10:32 a.m. from Vandenberg on a “ridesharing” mission to carry 64 satellites into orbit. The launch has been postponed three times.
Elon Musk Scraps Plan To Build Tunnel Under 405 Freeway In West LAThe 2.7-mile tunnel would have run parallel to Sepulveda Boulevard on the Westside. Community groups sued, alleging the project had been exempted from environmental reviews.
Elon Musk Says There's A '70 Percent Chance' He'll Move To Mars"We've recently made a number of breakthroughs that I… am just really fired up about," the SpaceX founder said, adding, "I'm talking about moving there."
NASA Launching Safety Review Of SpaceX After Elon Musk Smokes PotNASA has ordered a safety review of SpaceX and Boeing after agency leaders saw SpaceX CEO Elon Musk smoke pot with Joe Rogan on his podcast, The Washington Post is reporting.
Elon Musk Tweets Underground Travel Tunnel Is Close To DebutFrom Hawthorne to the Valley in 15 minutes?
SpaceX Launches Satellite Into Orbit, Landing Back On West Coast For First TimeThe Falcon 9 rocket took off from Vandenberg Air Force Base at 7:21 p.m., lighting up the overcast sky before placing an Argentinian SAOCOM 1A satellite into orbit.
Strange Sights, Sounds Could Herald California Rocket ReturnThe Air Force is warning residents on California's central coast to be prepared for unusual sights and sounds this weekend as SpaceX attempts its first return of a rocket to launch site on the West Coast.
SpaceX Names Japanese Billionaire As First Moon Traveler In Nearly 50 YearsSpaceX says Japanese billionaire Yusaku Maezawa will become the first person to travel to the moon since 1972.