Tuesday Aug 26
SpaceX delays launch after test rocket explosion
Space Exploration Technologies will delay the launch of its next Falcon 9 rocket by up to two weeks following Friday's explosion of a related prototype vehicle during a flight test, officials said on Tuesday.
Mon Aug 25, 2014
SpaceX Fail? Great
Congratulations are due to Elon Musk and his Space Exploration Technologies for generating an amazingly cool explosion over Central Texas Saturday morning when an experimental Falcon 9 Reusable self-destructed after a launch anomaly.
Inside Bay Area
SpaceX rocket explosion seen slowing NASA on contract award
Space Exploration Technologies's rocket test that ended with an explosion over Texas may slow a U.S. decision on a contract to take astronauts to the International Space Station, an aerospace analyst said.
Sat Aug 23, 2014
The Daily Beast
Video: SpaceX's Falcon 9 Rocket Explodes Midflight
A Space Exploration Technologies' Falcon 9 rocket suffered an anomaly shortly after launch on a test flight in Texas on Friday, triggering its automatic termination system, the company said in a statement.
Fri Aug 22, 2014
SpaceX gets 10-year tax exemption for Texas site
Cameron County commissioners have agreed to waive 10 years of county taxes as part of an agreement bringing the world's first commercial site for orbital rocket launches to the southernmost tip of Texas.
Tue Aug 19, 2014
Elon Musk's SpaceX Is Raising Money At A Valuation Approaching $10B
Space Exploration Technologies , the commercial space transportation startup founded by Elon Musk with ambitions to land people on Mars, is raising investment that values the company somewhere south of $10 billion, TechCrunch has learned.
Fri Aug 15, 2014
When SpaceX Falters, Washington Looks The Other Way
There's a story making the rounds in Washington's space community that when the spy agency responsible for operating reconnaissance satellites raised doubts about the suitability of launch vehicles made by Space Exploration Technologies Corporation - SpaceX - for carrying its spacecraft into orbit, White House officials directed the agency to stop ... (more)
Wed Aug 13, 2014
Musk's SpaceX Sued by Workers Over Unpaid Wages, Firings
Billionaire Elon Musk's Space Exploration Technologies Corp. was sued by ex-workers claiming the company didn't warn them before a mass firing in violation of California state law.
Tue Aug 12, 2014
SpaceX awards launch facility to Brownsville, Texas
Falcon 9 is a two-stage rocket designed and manufactured by SpaceX for the reliable and safe transport of satellites and the Dragon spacecraft into orbit.
Redlands Daily Facts
Former worker files suit claiming SpaceX denied meal breaks, overtime pay
A former factory worker has filed a class-action lawsuit alleging that Hawthorne rocket manufacturer SpaceX required employees to work through lunch breaks and did not provide overtime pay.
Mon Aug 11, 2014
Los Angeles Times
Former SpaceX employees sue over alleged labor law violations
Two former SpaceX employees are suing the Hawthorne company, alleging it violated California labor law in terminating them and others in what they called "mass layoffs."
Fri Aug 08, 2014
5 things to know about SpaceX's flight plans
SpaceX has made supply runs to the International Space Station under a NASA contract.
Thu Aug 07, 2014
Whittier Daily News
SpaceX sued for laying off hundreds of workers without proper notice
Employees at SpaceX have filed a lawsuit claiming the Hawthorne rocket company laid off 200 to 400 factory workers last month without proper notice under state law.
Tue Aug 05, 2014
Christian Science Monitor
SpaceX to make Brownsville, Texas, first private orbital spaceport
As employers go, Space Exploration Technologies Corp. will hardly be the top source of jobs outside government, education, and health care in Brownsville , Texas .
The Pipeline: Elon Musk's rocket launch location, LinkedIn's labor issue, and Google's executive camp
Elon Musk, chief executive officer of Tesla Motors Inc. and Space Exploration Technologies Inc. known as SpaceX, has chosen Texas as the site of the first-ever commercial rocket launch facility.
SpaceX Headquarters Fetches $47M
Mark your calendar for RealShare ORANGE COUNTY on August 21 at Hotel Irvine Jamboree Center.
45th Space Wing supports SpaceX launch of AsiaSat 8 satellite from Cape
The 45th Space Wing supported Space Exploration Technologies' successful launch of their Falcon 9 rocket carrying the AsiaSat 8 satellite at 4 a.m. Aug. 5 from Space Launch Complex 40, Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Fla.
Mon Aug 04, 2014
SpaceX set to build rocket launch center near Brownsville, Texas
Privately owned SpaceX will submit an application to build a commercial launch facility near the Texas border city of Brownsville after winning approval for the plan from the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration, the company said on Monday.
The Daily Caller
Elon Musk: Artificial Intelligence 'Potentially More Dangerous Than Nukes'
SpaceX CEO Elon Musk sits with guests inside the Dragon V2 spacecraft after it was unveiled in Hawthorne, California May 29, 2014.
Thu Jul 31, 2014
Elon Musk to battle evil Mr Burns
Elon Musk, the billionaire entrepreneur who runs Tesla Motors and Space Exploration Technologies, takes on the miserly power plant owner Montgomery Burns in a future episode of The Simpsons.