After months of delays, SpaceX's clandestine Zuma mission finally launched on Sunday. But the satellite on board may not have made it to its destination.
SpaceX may have missed its deadline for launching the triple-booster Falcon Heavy, but launching deep space vehicles is only half the battle.
The mission also christens an improved launch pad—destroyed in a 2016 explosion—to support the next generation of launches.
The government launch is even more hush-hush than before: Reports simply say that Zuma is bound for low-Earth orbit.
There was a time when SpaceX had to sue to bid on Air Force missions. No longer.
Musk today updated his grand plan to save humanity by moving it to Mars.
Moves to prepare the spaceport for Irma’s destructive winds and torrential rain started on Wednesday.
With a contract signed in 2010, Taiwan paid less than half the going rate for a SpaceX launch.
On board: more than 6,400 pounds of supplies.
SpaceX is rebooting its colonization plan, and may pivot to focus on a moon base that would aid that effort.