#SpaceX launch

SpaceX launches all-civilian crew on Inspiration4 mission

An all-civilian crew streaked into space atop a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket Wednesday on the first privately funded, non-government trip to orbit, a historic three-day flight devoted to raising $200 million for St. Jude Children's Research Hospital. Strapped in along with billionaire Jared Isaacman, who chartered the mission, were Chris...
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Watch SpaceX launch its 1st Starlink satellites in months

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — SpaceX will launch its first full stack of Starlink broadband satellites since May tonight (Sept. 13) and you can watch the action live online. The private spaceflight company will launch a full stack of 60 Starlink satellites on one of its fleet leaders, a veteran Falcon 9 dubbed B1049. The frequent flier is scheduled to blast off from Space Launch Complex 4 at Vandenberg Space Force Station in California at 11:55 p.m. EDT (8:55 p.m. PDT or 0355 GMT on Sept. 14).
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Live coverage: SpaceX set for launch from California tonight

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SpaceX Inspiration4: How to watch the historic all-civilian launch live today

Editor's note: The Inspiration4 mission has reached orbit. You can read all about the historic launch here. Hot on the rocket-fueled-heels of the billionaire space race, four "everyday people" are ready to make space history when they strap into a SpaceX Crew Dragon capsule and go for a three-day joyride around our planet. The Inspiration4 mission, which doubles as a fundraiser for St. Jude Children's Hospital, is scheduled to launch as soon as Wednesday, and you can watch live right here.

SpaceX launch may be visible from NC after sunset

A SpaceX rocket with four first time astronauts is set to launch from the Kennedy Space Center on Wednesday night and it might be visible from North Carolina. The 8:02 pm liftoff time comes about 40 minutes after sunset for central North Carolina. As the sun sinks below the horizon, it is still shining at higher altitudes. The rocket's exhaust plume, especially as it expands in the thinner upper atmosphere, may be visible.

Caught on camera: Historic SpaceX launch spotted in Kill Devil Hills

SpaceX launched the Earth’s first all-civilian flight into orbit Wednesday night, and a couple old friends sitting on the porch of an Outer Banks beach house caught it on camera. SpaceX’s Inspiration4 mission launched from NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida after 8 p.m., sending four crew members on a...
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SpaceX launches the first all-civilian space crew on a three-day mission

Space history was made Wednesday night as the first all-civilian space mission blasted off from historic launch pad 39A at the Kennedy Space Center, atop a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket. SpaceX senior adviser and former NASA astronaut Garrett Reisman joins CBSN anchor Lana Zak to breakdown the launch and discuss the significance of the mission.

SpaceX will launch a Dragon cargo ship for NASA on Aug. 28 and you can watch it live

The next SpaceX Dragon spacecraft to visit the International Space Station will launch next Saturday (Aug. 28), and if you're an early-bird you can watch it all online. A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket will launch the Dragon CRS-23 cargo ship for NASA from Pad 39A of the Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral Florida. Liftoff is set for 3:37 a.m. EDT (0837 GMT), so be ready to wake up extra early (or just stay up super late) if you want to watch it. The launch will be carried live on this page courtesy of NASA Television, SpaceX's YouTube channel, as well as their respective social media channels. NASA's webcast will begin at 3:15 a.m. EDT (0815 GMT).

Inspiration4 astronauts to conduct health research on private SpaceX mission

The private astronauts of Inspiration4 will be helping to expand our understanding of how space affects the human body on their mission around Earth. On Sept. 15, a crew of four will launch to space as part of Inspiration4, a private orbital mission on SpaceX's Crew Dragon that will benefit the St. Jude Children's Research Hospital. It will be the first all-civilian space mission to orbit our planet. Aside from raising funds for St. Jude, the mission will also serve to investigate the effects of spaceflight on human health and performance in collaboration with SpaceX, the Translational Research Institute for Space Health (TRISH) at Baylor College of Medicine and investigators at Weill Cornell Medicine.