SpaceX's mid-December "Return to Flight" was postponed to January 2017. The company faced suspension after a Falcon 9 rocket exploded in Cape Canaveral on Sept. 1. With the recent development, financial experts now ask whether or not the company is still profitable due to the mishap.
SpaceX will release its final report about the investigations on the Falcon 9 explosion last September. And while waiting for that to happen, Iridium, a SpaceX client announced that it will be launching a rocket into space aboard a SpaceX rocket.
Elon Musk's Space Exploration Technologies (SpaceX) will give its preliminary investigations report to the federal authorities to identify the cause of the Sept. 1 explosion at Cape Canaveral Air Force Base launch pad.
Billionaire and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk is hopeful that his commercial spaceflight company may be able to resume its launches December this year.
SpaceX CEO Elon Musk said investigators might have figured out the cause of the Falcon 9 explosion last Sept. 1 and it has something to do with oxygen fuel being too cold.
NASA expressed concern over SpaceX' unorthodox way of fuelling its rockets even before the Sept. 1 Falcon 9 explosion in Cape Canaveral.
SpaceX had zeroed in on the cause of the Falcon 9’s catastrophic explosion on its launch pad about two months ago and is hoping to return to flight before the year ends.
Rumors say that SpaceX could have been sabotaged after investigators request for access to one of SpaceX rival's rooftop near the Cape Canaveral launch pad where the Falcon 9 explosion occurred.
Space X has finally unveiled the reason behind the controversial Falcon 9 explosion earlier this month. The company said on Friday that the explosion was caused by a large upper-stage helium system breach.
SpaceX is hoping that the Falcon 9 could return to flight and launch in November of this year, after the Sept. 1 launch pad explosion at Cape Canaveral.
SpaceX CEO Elon Musk said that the recent Falcon 9 explosion is the most difficult problem the company has to face.
SpaceX was shaken by an unfortunate event on Sept. 1 when a Falcon 9 rocket, scheduled to bring Facebook's Internet satellite to space, exploded while being fueled. It is definitely a big loss to SpaceX, Facebook and the satellite developer, but to add to that, Elon Musk's commercial space flight company might be suspended for up to one year due to the incident.
Images of the explosion site were published a week after a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket exploded ate Cape Canaveral Air Force base in Florida. Although many believe that the loss for SpaceX and the companies involved in the incident is even worse.