There are said to be hundreds of Starlink satellites already in orbit, the largest constellation of artificial satellites.
The proud father of Victor Glover Jr. was all smiles when FOX 11 asked about his astronaut son's accomplishments.
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About 60 Starlink internet satellites were sent into orbit at 8:02 a.m., joining about 1,000 others.
SpaceX is ending a year of launches with its 26th mission.
This was SpaceX's 25th launch this year.
SpaceX launched its shiny, bullet-shaped, straight-out-of-science fiction Starship several miles into the air from a remote corner of Texas on Wednesday, but the 6 1/2-minute test flight ended in an explosive fireball at touchdown.
This mission hits several milestones for both SpaceX and NASA.
SpaceX plans to launch another batch of Starlink satellites into orbit on Tuesday..
The launches come just a week after SpaceX sent a crewed mission to the ISS.
Hawthorne-based SpaceX launched a NASA ocean-monitoring satellite into orbit from Vandenberg Air Force Base in central California.
When you look up the stars, Ontario High School's own Victor Glover is aboard the Space Station.
SpaceX launched four astronauts to the International Space Station on Sunday on the first full-fledged taxi flight for NASA by a private company.
For just the second time since the retirement of the space shuttle, a crew of astronauts is on its way to the International Space Station after blasting off from American soil – a feat that they hope will inspire a country still facing a challenging pandemic and social unrest.
Protesters gathered outside SpaceX headquarters in Hawthorne Thursday night demanding the cancellation of TurkSat5A…a Turkish satellite that is scheduled to launch next month.
NASA and SpaceX have announced a new date for the launch of the first crew rotation mission to the International Space Station.
The Falcon 9 rocket lifted off from Cape Canaveral at 11:31 a.m.
The launch was previously scrubbed several times.
SpaceX aborted the launch of a Falcon 9 rocket containing a global positioning satellite with just two seconds remaining before its scheduled liftoff.
Liftoff is set for 10:31 a.m. from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida.