SpaceX’s Dragon spacecraft arrived at the International Space Station this morning, where it was neatly snagged by the station’s 57-foot robotic arm.
SpaceX’s work in reusable rockets will get another push as scientists prepare Sunday for a launch and subsequent landing of the Falcon 9 rocket tonight.
SpaceX has been teasing potential Mars plans for a while now, but the company just announced a launch date—and it’s soon. They plan to launch to the surface of Mars in 2018.
SpaceX’s Dragon spacecraft is making its first cargo trip back to the International Space Station (ISS) since its June attempt ended unexpectedly with the ship exploding itself, and its cargo, in mid-air. Watch today’s launch happen live right here at 4:43 p.m. (EDT). Don’t be late!
Hidden for centuries, an ancient dragon bursts forth, with only the tree roots that’ve grown around its skeleton keeping it from taking flight. What brought this mighty mythical creature back to life? What will happen next? And what, exactly, are the reactions of those two human figures at the left?
Ever since the shuttle program ended, NASA has been paying Russia to ferry U.S. astronauts to the International Space Station. But the price-per-seat aboard Russia’s spacecraft has gotten ridiculous. The solution is clear and cost-effective: The US needs its own space taxis. So why won’t Congress pay for it?
Despite yet another delay in the launch of their first-ever deep space mission, SpaceX still had reason to celebrate today. After a month attached to the International Space Station, the SpaceX Dragon capsule returned to Earth, splashing down with a load of scientific supplies.
After a perfect launch this weekend, the Dragon space capsule arrived at the International Space Station earlier today. The most-anticipated item? Mustard, as the station's condiment supplies had run critically low.
Feared above all other dragons is the species of wyrm that makes the swamps and bogs its home. For it nests near shallow pockets of marshland gas, which it knocks loose and burns with its fiery breath whenever intruders come near.
The Dragon capsule detached from the International Space Station, carrying 1,486 kilograms of cargo safely back to Earth. This fourth cargo mission by SpaceX carried a wide variety of science samples, including the first live mammals transported by the commercial company.
The SpaceX Dragon has been promoted, carrying its first live mammals next mission. The Dragon will be carrying 40 mousetronauts for a three-week stay in space. This is an important step to certifying the Dragon for crewed flights.
The SpaceX Dragon capsule splashed down this afternoon, returning over 3,500 pounds of cargo back to Earth from the International Space Station. By completing its 3rd freighter mission, the Dragon brings the gift of over 1,600 pounds of scientific samples and hardware awaiting detailed analysis.
Angelina Jolie's fairy is more than a statuesque figure with glowing hands and a pair of horns in the latest Maleficent trailer. She's a dark-winged terror with the power of a fearsome dragon.
In a medieval fantasy version of Batman, the Joker transforms himself into a hideous dragon, laughing gas leaking from his toxic maw. But even in his new form, the Joker still remembers to grin. See the full image below.
How to Train Your Dragon is both awesome and amazing, but the very best part was the puppy/kitty dragon Toothless. One clever costumer has recreated the dragon in real life! It's amazing, adorable, and also kind of horrifying.
Up for auction next month at Christie's South Kensington salesroom: this "very rare and complete" sub-fossilized elephant bird egg. Its estimated going price? Between $30,000 and $45,000.
Turn your ugly human leg into a gorgeous unicorn or dragon leg. For a whopping $440, you can get these made-to-order fantasy hooves from Etsy seller Oonacat. The designer also has a collection of sexy horns for your head because OBVIOUSLY. Had we the cash, we would be wearing these right now and revising our one-man …
Last May, SpaceX's Dragon capsule became the first commercial spacecraft in history to visit the International Space Station. This morning, the private spaceflight company will attempt to do it again.