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Watch the Historic SpaceX Reusable Rocket Launch Here 

After several delays it’s probably about time that NASA/SpaceX get a move-on and show us that incredible reused rocket launch. You can watch it below, starting at 3PM today. Read More >>

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SpaceX and NASA Delay Historic Reusable Rocket ISS Launch

Last night was supposed to mark a historic mission for SpaceX: the first re-launch of a reusable rocket to the International Space Station. That launch has now been delayed to tomorrow at 4:24 p.m. GMT at the earliest, according to a NASA blog. Read More >>

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Space-Grown Crystals Could Help Us Counteract Deadly Nerve Agents

The International Space Station (ISS) might be the perfect laboratory for developing antidotes to gases used in chemical warfare. Nerve agents such as sarin and VX are incredibly toxic, and yet, one way to combat them could come from crystals grown in microgravity. Read More >>

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SpaceX’s Dragon Spacecraft Has Arrived at the ISS

SpaceX’s Dragon spacecraft arrived at the International Space Station this morning, where it was neatly snagged by the station’s 17-metre-long robotic arm. Read More >>

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SpaceX To Have a Busy Night With Launch and Experimental Landing

SpaceX’s work in reusable rockets will get another push as scientists prepare Sunday for a launch and subsequent landing of the Falcon 9 rocket tonight. Read More >>

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SpaceX Is Sending a Red Dragon Spacecraft to Mars in 2018 [Updated]

SpaceX has been teasing potential Mars plans for a while now, but they just announced a launch date—and it’s soon. They plan to hit the surface of Mars by 2018. Read More >>

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SpaceX’s Dragon Capsule Has Arrived at the International Space Station

SpaceX might have captured the news cycle this weekend by successfully landing its rocket on a barge, but it also successfully completed its primary mission: berthing the Dragon Capsule to the International Space Station (ISS), at just before 3pm yesterday afternoon over Algeria. Read More >>

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SpaceX’s Crewed Rocket Passed a Major (Simulated) Test

Provided that they stop spontaneously blowing up, SpaceX’s Dragon rockets will someday carry astronauts up to the International Space Station. It’s a long, potentially explosive road to a manned mission, but a recent ground simulation puts the team closer. Read More >>

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London Set for Influx of Satanists as Super Evil-Looking Statue Unveiled

The epitome of evil has been unveiled at Marble Arch. Read More >>

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See How SpaceX Astronauts Could Survive a Failed Launch

Two weeks ago, SpaceX successfully tested the launch abort system for its new commercial crew capsule, which is designed to carry astronauts to the International Space Station by 2017. The company has just released a first-person view video recorded by cameras mounted on the Dragon capsule, so you can take a virtual ride on the capsule as it accelerates from 0-100 mph in 1.2 sec during the first critical pad abort test. Read More >>

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The New Dragon Spaceship is Almost Ready for Test Flights

According to a tweet from SpaceX, America's next generation crewed spacecraft is almost ready for a test flight and the pad abort vehicle will be shipping to Florida very soon. The pad and in-flight abort test were projected for January 2015 but it seems to be delayed. SpaceX says the first manned test will be on December 2017 at the latest. [@SpaceX] Read More >>

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Google Maps Offers Dragon Transport Advice

Here's a fun little Google Maps easter egg: ask for directions from Snowdon to the Brecon Beacons in Wales, and it'll estimate travel time by car, bus, foot, plane, bicycle, or... dragon! The journey takes 21 minutes using Dragon Airways, compared to 3 hours 20 minutes by car. Read More >>

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This Is the Animal Actually Found By North Korean Archeologist—No, It’s Not a Unicorn

The world got it all wrong, so you can all stop laughing now. The North Korean archeologists didn't find a magic unicorn lair belonging to an ancient king in Pyongyang. Don't be stupid! No, they actually found lair of the animal you are seeing above. Read More >>

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Explore the Dragon Capsule’s Interior in this Panorama

SpaceX has published this neat interactive panorama of the inside of its Dragon capsule, America's first private spacecraft. Read More >>

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Here Are the Companies That Will Get Us Back to Space

NASA may have shuttered its Space Shuttle program, but we knew that wasn't the end of manned American trips to space. Today, NASA shelled out 1.1 billion dollars to three private firms who have been working on spacecrafts of their own: Boeing, Sierra, and SpaceX. Read More >>