High Winds Force SpaceX To Delay Rocket Escape Pod TestThe Hawthorne-based company was planning to launch a rocket that was going to simulate an inflight accident. The goal was to show how it's emergency escape pod would keep astronauts safe if a rocket had a problem during launch.
Elon Musk Unveils 'Cybertruck,' Tesla's First Electric Pickup TruckTesla unveiled its first electric pickup truck Thursday night at the Tesla Design Center in Los Angeles.
SpaceX Satellite Launch Lights Up LA SkySpaceX launched 60 new Starlink internet satellites into orbit Monday, Nov. 11 and the sight was seen across the country.
SpaceX CEO Elon Musk Wants To Send People To Space As Soon As Next YearAt a presentation in Texas Sunday night, the CEO of SpaceX unveiled the “Starship Mark One,” which Musk says will carry people and supplies into space.
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.