Elon Musk’s SpaceX is in discussions with investors to raise another round of funding and seeks to double its valuation to as much as $92-billion, according to a report.
SpaceX’s Starship prototype exploded while attempting to land on Wednesday after an otherwise successful test launch from the company’s rocket facility in Boca Chica, Texas, live video of the flight showed.
Jeff Bezos’s space company, Blue Origin, will take the first woman to the moon’s surface, he said, as Nasa nears a decision to pick its first privately built lunar landers capable of sending astronauts to the moon by 2024.
Elon Musk’s rocket company SpaceX launched four astronauts on a flight to the International Space Station on Monday, Nasa’s first full-fledged mission sending a crew into orbit aboard a privately owned spacecraft.
After almost two years circling an ancient asteroid hundreds of millions of kilometres away, a Nasa spacecraft will this week attempt to descend to the treacherous, boulder-packed surface and snatch a handful of rubble.
Billionaire Elon Musk’s SpaceX is in talks to raise new capital at a valuation of US$44-billion, according to people with knowledge of the matter.
China embarked on its most ambitious space mission yet, launching a probe to Mars on Thursday that ramps up the nation’s challenge to Nasa’s dominance in space.
In a world divided between digital haves and have-nots, Elon Musk and Jeff Bezos are trying to close the gap by launching thousands of satellites to zip around the globe in what’s known as low-Earth orbit.
The interior ocean in Jupiter’s moon Europa may be able to sustain life, Nasa scientists believe. Their work is based on computer simulations of the reservoirs below the ice-shell surface.