Friday, June 22, 2018

SpaceX leaps into satellite biz with next rocket launch, stirs competiton with OneWeb

Hawthorne, Calif.-based rocket company SpaceX has its hands full with multiple projects and rockets in its pipeline — and another one is set to launch Feb. 17. SpaceX, owned by millionaire Elon...

Here’s what Port Canaveral learned after SpaceX’s Falcon Heavy launch

John Murray and his team with Canaveral Port Authority knew SpaceX's Falcon Heavy launch would be a big deal, but the influx of people there to see the massively powerful rocket...

Port Canaveral CEO speeds up spaceport development: ‘We realized the need is here now

If SpaceX is just the start of the future of reusable rockets, Port Canaveral will need additional space for other high-tech vehicles — and fast. The Canaveral Port Authority approved a $17.9...

Elon Musk reveals plans for second drone ship to capture rockets on Florida’s Space...

Billionaire entrepreneur Elon Musk is proving that his company's rocket activity is not cooling down in Florida. The founder and CEO of Hawthorne, Calif.-based rocket company SpaceX tweeted on Feb. 12 that...

SpaceX Falcon Heavy launch turns tide of Florida’s Space Coast economy

SpaceX’s Falcon Heavy launch on Tuesday has the Space Coast buzzing about a return to the heady days of the shuttle program, with businesses ready to take advantage of the surge...

UCF professor hopes deep-space exploration key is in moon

The secret to deep-space exploration could be buried deep within the moon. A University of Central Florida scientist is developing a process that could mine the moon of its ice, which could...

Editorial: SpaceX launch a boost for Florida

The world’s most powerful rocket blasted off from Kennedy Space Center this week in a stunning, historic flight that all but promises to change the face of space exploration. The rocket, the...

SpaceX CEO Elon Musk says ‘absurd’ Starman launch boosts interest

SpaceX CEO Elon Musk said it’s a little bit absurd to launch a car into space with a dummy in the driver’s seat. But that was the point of loading a mannequin...

Mission accomplished: Elon Musk’s Falcon Heavy rocket launches, lands boosters

History was made as the largest and most powerful rocket roared to the sky on Feb. 6. The Hawthorne, Calif.-based rocket company SpaceX — founded and led by billionaire entrepreneur Elon Musk...

SpaceX success: Falcon Heavy lifts Florida’s Space Coast

SpaceX paved the way for its goal of human spaceflight to Mars on Tuesday with its launch of the Falcon Heavy — the most powerful rocket in the world — as...
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