Falcon 9 launches AMOS-17 off Pad 40 in Florida, marking this booster’s third flight and SpaceX’s 25th reflight of an orbit class rocket.
Falcon 9 lands at SpaceX’s Landing Zone 1, marking the 44th recovery of a Falcon first stage and 24th reflight of an orbit class rocket booster
Falcon Heavy and STP-2 are vertical on Launch Complex 39A. Tonight’s four-hour launch window opens at 11:30 p.m. EDT, or 3:30 UTC on June 25
Falcon Heavy preparing for flight in SpaceX’s hangar at LC-39A
Falcon 9 returns to Earth on LZ-4 after launching the RADARSAT Constellation Mission to orbit – SpaceX’s 2nd West Coast land landing
Falcon 9 breaks through the fog
Falcon 9 launches 60 Starlink satellites to orbit – targeting up to 6 Starlink launches this year and will accelerate our cadence next year to put ~720 satellites in orbit for continuous coverage of most populated areas on Earth
Starlink's flat-panel design allows for a dense launch stack to take full advantage of Falcon 9’s launch capabilities
Falcon Heavy center core booster completed a static fire test at our rocket development facility in McGregor, Texas ahead of its next mission, STP-2
Liftoff of Falcon Heavy
Falcon Heavy and Arabsat-6A are vertical on Launch Complex 39A. Currently targeting liftoff at 8:00 p.m. EDT; monitoring upper-level winds that could push us to the end of the window (8:32 p.m. EDT).
Falcon Heavy’s 27 Merlin engines generate more than 5 million pounds of thrust at liftoff, making it the world’s most powerful operational rocket by a factor of two. Also in the hangar is the Falcon 9 first stage booster that launched Crew Dragon to the @iss last month.
After launching Crew Dragon on its first test flight to the @iss, Falcon 9 lands on the Of Course I Still Love You droneship — completing SpaceX’s 35th recovery of an orbital class rocket booster.
Falcon 9 and Crew Dragon are vertical on historic Launch Complex 39A
Falcon 9 launches Nusantara Satu to orbit; SpaceX’s 70th successful mission and 20th reflight of an orbital class rocket booster
Falcon Heavy launched for the first time one year ago today
Completed a two-second test fire of the Starship Raptor engine that hit 170 bar and ~116 metric tons of force – the highest thrust ever from a SpaceX engine and Raptor was at ~60% power.
Dragon returned home last night after its five-week stay at the @iss, completing SpaceX’s sixteenth flight to and from the orbiting laboratory. The ISS badge signifies this Dragon’s previous trip to the station in 2017.
Falcon 9 lands on the Just Read the Instructions droneship after delivering 10 @IridiumComm satellites to low Earth orbit and returns to the Port of Los Angeles ahead of its next flight.
Falcon 9 launches 10 new @IridiumComm NEXT satellites to orbit; this was the eighth set of satellites in a series of 75 total satellites that SpaceX has launched for Iridium’s next generation global satellite constellation, Iridium NEXT.
Preparing to return human spaceflight capabilities to the United States, Crew Dragon and Falcon 9 went vertical at historic Launch Complex 39A in Florida.
Falcon 9 launches GPS III SV01 to orbit—SpaceX’s 21st mission of 2018.
Crew Dragon and Falcon 9 in the hangar at Launch Complex 39A, prepping for first flight next month.
Dragon completed its first flight around the world eight years ago today. Since then, Dragon has visited the @iss 16 times. Next year, SpaceX will take another important step with an upgraded Dragon capable of returning human spaceflight to the United States for the first time since 2011.
After launching Spaceflight SSO-A: SmallSat Express to orbit, this Falcon 9 rocket booster completed its third landing this year and SpaceX’s 32nd successful landing to date.
Falcon 9 launches Dragon into its targeted orbit, marking SpaceX’s 20th launch this year. Dragon is currently traveling an average of 17,300 mph on its way to the @iss with 5,600 pounds of critical cargo, supplies, and hardware. Capture is set for early Saturday morning.
Falcon 9 launches 64 payloads to orbit for the Spaceflight SSO-A: SmallSat Express mission, marking SpaceX’s 19th launch in 2018.
Earlier this month, Falcon 9 landed on the Of Course I Still Love You droneship after launching the Es’hail-2 satellite to orbit. 🌈
Falcon 9 launches Es’hail-2 to orbit, marking SpaceX’s 18th launch of 2018.
Starman’s current location. Next stop, the restaurant at the end of the universe.
The team at our rocket development facility in McGregor, Texas completed a static fire test last night of the Falcon 9 booster that will launch SpaceX’s first demonstration mission for @NASA’s Commercial Crew Program – one step closer to flying astronauts to the @ISS!
Falcon 9's first West Coast land landing
SpaceX’s West Coast landing zone
A model of the first privately developed liquid fuel rocket to achieve orbit—right next to the first rocket booster to successfully land on land after an orbital class mission.
BFR is designed to be fully reusable, servicing Earth orbit as well as the Moon and Mars.
SpaceX’s next generation vehicle—BFR—will be the most powerful rocket in history, capable of carrying humans to the Moon, Mars, and beyond.
SpaceX has signed the world’s first private passenger to fly around the Moon aboard our BFR launch vehicle—an important step toward enabling access for everyday people who dream of traveling to space. Find out who’s flying and why on Monday, September 17.
Last night’s launch of Telstar 18 VANTAGE marked Falcon 9’s 60th successful mission.
Falcon 9 lands on the “Of Course I Still Love You” droneship and returns to port after delivering the Merah Putih satellite to geosynchronous transfer orbit. This mission marked the first re-flight of a Falcon 9 Block 5 rocket booster.