Cracks delay SpaceX demo flight

The first demonstration flight of SpaceX's Falcon 9 commercial spacecraft for NASA's Commercial Orbital Transportation Services program has been postponed.

SpaceX wins approval for first commercial spacecraft re-entry

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has awarded SpaceX the first-ever commercial license to re-enter a spacecraft from orbit.

Iridium picks Falcon 9 to launch next-generation satellites

The successful launch of the Falcon 9 rocket two weeks ago obviously impressed the punters - Iridium has signed a deal with the Falcon's creator, SpaceX, to use it to launch a fleet of commercial satellites.

Falcon 9 commercial spaceship set to blast off today

A spaceship set to be used as a taxi service for NASA is due to lift off today.