News Archive / Tagged: Big Falcon Rocket
Update: Raptor roars on SpaceX’s Texas test standDerek RichardsonFebruary 4th, 2019
SpaceX’s Raptor engine was briefly fired on a test stand days after company CEO and Founder Elon Musk revealed photos of the engine on Twitter.
SpaceX downsizing workforce as it ramps up Starship, Starlink programsDerek RichardsonJanuary 12th, 2019
SpaceX is laying off about 10 percent of its workforce to “become a leaner company” as it develops a Mars spaceship and satellite internet constellation.
Musk teases Starship in round of Twitter postsJason RhianDecember 30th, 2018
Among a deluge of Tesla and The Boring Company tweets, SpaceX's founder, CEO and chief rocket designer Elon Musk teased the latest about the Big Falcon Rocket "Starship."
Japanese billionaire named as 1st passenger to fly around Moon in SpaceX BFRDerek RichardsonSeptember 18th, 2018
HAWTHORNE, Calif. — Japanese citizen Yusaku Maezawa has booked a journey to the Moon atop SpaceX’s yet-to-be-built Big Falcon Rocket and he wants to bring six to eight artists with him—for free.
SpaceX: Announcement coming Monday about private passengers flying on BFR around MoonJason RhianSeptember 13th, 2018
SpaceX's Elon Musk is days away from an announcement regarding the BFR - and private passengers that travel to where few others have ventured to before.
SpaceX failures small in comparison to its successesDerek RichardsonSeptember 6th, 2018
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. -- 2018 is turning out to be the biggest year in SpaceX’s history. However, this success wasn’t always guaranteed as the company has had two high-profile failures between 2015 and 2016, costing customers and U.S. taxpayers millions. However, the losses should be weighed with the innovations and launch tempo that have become a hallmark of the company's activities.