SpaceX Reportedly Investigating Sabotage as Cause of Falcon 9 Explosion

As SpaceX’s investigation of a Falcon 9 rocket explosion on September 1st drags into its second month, rumours are flying that this may have been more than a random technical failure. According to a Washington Post report, SpaceX is considering the possibility of sabotage. Read More >>

Owner of Satellite On Doomed SpaceX Rocket Wants £38 Million

Facebook wasn’t the only satellite owner who saw millions go up in smoke when a SpaceX rocket exploded on a Cape Canaveral launch pad last Thursday. In addition to Facebook’s satellite intended to bring internet to an entire continent, Spacecom, an Israeli-based satellite operator, had a satellite onboard. Read More >>

Elon Musk Says It Wasn’t an Explosion That Took Out SpaceX’s Rocket

Yesterday, one of SpaceX’s Falcon 9 rockets went up in a blaze of flames, taking its satellite payload right along with it. But it wasn’t an explosion, says company founder Elon Musk. Instead, what we saw was just a really fast fire. Read More >>

What That Huge Explosion Means for the Future of SpaceX

A routine test firing of a SpaceX rocket ended in a fiery explosion, destroying both the vehicle and its payload, a communications satellite that Facebook planned to use for beaming free internet down to Africa. As the smoke begins to clear, the future of SpaceX remains clouded in uncertainty. Read More >>