The SpaceX Dragon cargo craft has made it safely back to Earth, completing the first ever commercial cargo mission to the International Space Station.
SpaceX was forced to abort the launch of its Falcon 9 mission to the International Space Station on Saturday, just half a second before liftoff.
The loss of the Falcon HTV-2 hypersonic aircraft last summer was caused by the vehicle's skin peeling away, DARPA has revealed.
NASA has confirmed an April 30 launch date for SpaceX's Dragon spaceship, the first private resupply mission to the International Space Station.
The first docking of a commercial spaceship with the International Space Station could take place as early as next May.
An experimental vehicle that can fly at 20 times the speed of sound and reach anywhere in the world within an hour is due to lift off today.
A day later than planned, the first test flight and re-entry of a commercial spaceship has been completed successfuly.
The first demonstration flight of SpaceX's Falcon 9 commercial spacecraft for NASA's Commercial Orbital Transportation Services program has been postponed.