SpaceX is on course to make history on Wednesday as it launches two astronauts into space, the first time a private company has attempted to do so.
Elon Musk is about to face his biggest test after almost two decades as a space entrepreneur: launching human beings into orbit.
Spacewalking astronauts have added another parking spot to the International Space Station. It will be used by SpaceX and Boeing once they start launching astronauts to the orbiting lab late this year or early next year.
Aerospace firm Boeing has announced plans to work on self-flying taxis with an American start-up backed by Google co-founder Larry Page.
Elon Musk’s SpaceX launched 60 Starlink satellites late on Thursday, a key step in Musk’s vision of creating a space-based network to provide broadband service around the world.