Tag: Falcon 9

SpaceX President, COO Gwynne Shotwell Named to 2021 Wash100 for Driving Company Growth; Space Tech CapabilitiesNews

SpaceX President, COO Gwynne Shotwell Named to 2021 Wash100 for Driving Company Growth; Space Tech Capabilities

Executive Mosaic is pleased to introduce Gwynne Shotwell, president and chief operating officer of SpaceX, as a recipient of the
NASA, SpaceX Launch First Operational Crewed Mission to ISSNews

NASA, SpaceX Launch First Operational Crewed Mission to ISS

A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket carrying four astronauts aboard spacecraft lifted off Sunday evening as part of the company's first…
NASA Astronauts Reach ISS in Historic SpaceX Crewed Flight TestNews

NASA Astronauts Reach ISS in Historic SpaceX Crewed Flight Test

NASA astronauts Douglas Hurley and Robert Behnken aboard SpaceX’s Crew Dragon spacecraft arrived at the International Space Station Sunday, May 31,…
NASA to Mark Launch of SpaceX’s Crewed ISS Flight With ‘Worm’ Insignia; Jim Bridenstine QuotedNews

NASA to Mark Launch of SpaceX’s Crewed ISS Flight With ‘Worm’ Insignia; Jim Bridenstine Quoted

NASA has announced the return of the “worm” logo to mark the launch of the Crew Dragon spacecraft atop the…
SpaceX to Help NASA Launch Earth Observation Satellite for Climate Change ResearchContract Awards

SpaceX to Help NASA Launch Earth Observation Satellite for Climate Change Research

SpaceX has secured a potential $80.4M contract from NASA to send a satellite with the Falcon 9 rocket to space on a mission…
SpaceX, NASA Demo Launch Escape Approach for Crew Dragon Spacecraft; Jim Bridenstine QuotedNews

SpaceX, NASA Demo Launch Escape Approach for Crew Dragon Spacecraft; Jim Bridenstine Quoted

SpaceX and NASA have conducted a flight test to demonstrate the performance of a spacecraft launch escape system in preparation for…
Boeing-Built X-37B Space Plane Breaks Program Mark of 717 DaysNews

Boeing-Built X-37B Space Plane Breaks Program Mark of 717 Days

A Boeing-built (NYSE: BA) space plane has recorded nearly 719 days in orbit since the U.S. Air Force launched the unmanned spacecraft…
NASA Taps SpaceX to Help Launch Polarized X-Ray Mission in 2021Contract Awards

NASA Taps SpaceX to Help Launch Polarized X-Ray Mission in 2021

SpaceX has received a contract to help NASA launch an observatory designed to help scientists discover astronomical details in space.…
SSL-Built Comms Satellite Performs Post-Launch Maneuvers on SchedulePress Releases

SSL-Built Comms Satellite Performs Post-Launch Maneuvers on Schedule

TYSONS CORNER, VA, July 25, 2018 — An SSL-built communications satellite has begun post-launch operations following its deployment Sunday as part
Iridium Preps 5 ‘NEXT’ Satellites for May 19 Launch From Vandenberg AFBPress Releases

Iridium Preps 5 ‘NEXT’ Satellites for May 19 Launch From Vandenberg AFB

TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 27, 2018 — Iridium Communications (Nasdaq: IRDM) has delivered the sixth batch of Iridium NEXT satellites