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Founders Fund dumps Facebook shares

Founders Fund has also invested in companies including SpaceX and Airbnb in their early stages.

Elon Musk’s ‘Starman’ makes its first complete orbit around the Sun

At the time of orbit completion, Starman and his Roadster had reportedly travelled over 1.22 billion kilometres.

NASA’s first SpaceX astronauts ready for ‘messy camping trip’ to space

The first SpaceX astronauts shrug off a spate of design and test mishaps, saying such setbacks were "part of the process".

SpaceX discloses US$1 billion raised after first satellite launch

Elon Musk's SpaceX discloses having raised more than US$1 billion in equity offerings during the last few months.

Musk’s SpaceX sues US Air Force over rocket-building contracts

A SpaceX spokesperson said the company sued to 'ensure a level playing field for competition.'

SpaceX postpones Starlink satellite launch again, for ‘about a week’

SpaceX's latest launch has been postponed for a week due to weather conditions, in addition to necessary checks and software updates conducted by the Elon Musk-owned company.

Musk gets head start on Bezos launching SpaceX’s satellites

Elon Musk's SpaceX poised to launch orbital constellation which beams broadband to areas on Earth with limited access to the internet, a wager fellow billionaire Jeff Bezos is also betting on.

Incident on SpaceX pad could delay its first manned flight

A photo on the Florida Today website showed large amounts of smoke pouring out of the test site.

Elon Musk’s SpaceX suffers capsule anomaly during Florida tests

SpaceX said its teams are investigating the cause of the anomaly, and are working closely with NASA partners.

SpaceX pulls off impressive feat in rocket’s commercial debut

SpaceX set a company record last year with 21 launches for customers.

SpaceX postpones first commercial launch due to strong wind

SpaceX has two operational rockets: the Falcon 9 and the Falcon Heavy, which is designed to lift much heavier payloads into more distant orbits.

SpaceX capsule splashes down off Florida coast

After a 5-day mission on the orbital outpost, Crew Dragon autonomously detached and sped back to earth reaching hypersonic speeds before a splash-down in the Atlantic, about 200 miles off the Florida coast.

SpaceX Crew Dragon docks with International Space Station

This is a key milestone for Elon Musk, his team and the American space agency

SpaceX Dragon capsule approaches ISS for docking

The capsule has made two orbits since its launch from the Kennedy Space Centre.

Nasa says SpaceX’s Crew Dragon is ready to fly to space...

The 27-foot long Crew Dragon will carry some cargo, radiation monitors and a full-scale “dummy” to replicate an astronaut.

SpaceX launch certification to face review by Pentagon watchdog

The certification of SpaceX in 2015 helped the company take on military payloads, which brought in competition to the field of space launches.

SpaceX launches final 10 satellites for Iridium

The effort aims to cut the costs of spaceflight and make expensive rocket parts more reusable, like aeroplanes.

Elon Musk shows off prototype of Mars-bound rocket, Starship

SpaceX has said the duo could one day transport people from city to city on Earth, as well as propel passengers around the Moon, to the lunar surface, and even to Mars and back.

Nasa chief says Elon Musk won’t be smoking joints publicly again

SpaceX has been a contractor for Nasa since 2012.

Rocket launch in New Zealand brings quick, cheap space access

Rocket Lab represents a dramatic shift in the launch industry toward smaller, cheaper rockets that fly almost every day.

First SpaceX mission with astronauts set for June 2019

It will be the first manned US launch to the orbiting research laboratory since the space shuttle program was retired in 2011.

Jutawan Jepun bakal bawa artis melancong ke angkasa lepas

Yusaku Maezawa akan ke angkasa pada awal tahun 2023, dan membawa bersamanya 6 hingga 8 artis untuk merasai pengalaman itu.

Musk signs up mystery passenger to take rocket trip around moon

SpaceX earlier this month launched a commercial satellite from Florida that marked its 16th mission of 2018.

SpaceX announces new plan to send tourist around moon

In February, 2017, SpaceX announced it would send the world's first two space tourists around the Moon in late 2018.