The infections occurred in Hawthorne, Calif., where the company manages space launches and builds rockets and astronaut capsules.
Musk fired off an urgent companywide e-mail on Friday in which he described the “Raptor production crisis” as a “disaster” which was “much worse than it seemed a few weeks ago.”
A SpaceX rocket carried four astronauts into orbit Wednesday night, including the 600th person to reach space in 60 years.
The agency was satisfied after a review of the incident during Monday’s landing of a SpaceX Crew Dragon capsule.
It will be good for the crew to have a working toilet when they’re spending nearly 24 hours in orbit before getting to the space station.
The astronauts will replace a crew that landed in the Gulf of Mexico on Monday. They will stay in orbit until April 2022.
After bringing home another crew, SpaceX will launch four more people to the International Space Station in its Dragon capsule.
The Crew-2 astronauts spent nearly 200 days in orbit, and their stay aboard the International Space Station was punctuated with surprises.
The malfunctioning toilet was first detected in another SpaceX capsule last month.
After some 200 days aboard the International Space Station, astronauts from NASA, France and Japan will splash down near the Gulf of Mexico on Monday night.
Four crew members are scheduled to depart from the orbital outpost after about half a year in space. They will splash down near Florida on Monday.
While on board the International Space Station, the astronauts grew the first chile peppers in space and sampled their harvest in the past week.
A federal judge rejected the argument by Jeff Bezos’ rocket company that NASA unfairly awarded a lunar lander contract to Elon Musk’s firm.
The U.S. Federal Court of Claims ruled against Jeff Bezos’ Blue Origin in the company’s lawsuit against NASA over a lucrative astronaut lunar lander contract.
NASA has postposed the launch of a SpaceX rocket taking four astronauts to the International Space Station on unspecified medical grounds.
The four crew members, three Americans and one German, were originally scheduled to launch on Sunday.
SpaceX is taming some toilet troubles in its Dragon capsules before launching four more astronauts.
They’re making this fix a No. 1 priority. During the SpaceX’s first all-civilian launch last month, a urine tube came unglued, spilling the bodily liquid onto fans and beneath the floor panels.
A discussion of repairs of the waste management systems used aboard the company’s passenger spacecraft offered rare insight into how it fixes things.
A discussion of repairs of the waste management systems used aboard the company’s passenger spacecraft offered rare insight into how it manages engineering problems.
The extension comes after federal and state agencies participating in the review made the request to extend the period for public input in the environmental assessment.
The mission hinted at what space travel could look like in a more accessible future, while remaining in reach now to only the richest of the rich.
SpaceX’s amateur astronauts safely splashed down in the Atlantic Ocean as Inspiration4 landed off the coast of Florida on Saturday.
While the Inspiration4 crew was only in orbit for three days, doctors will performing screenings to make sure they are well.
A crew of everypersons showed what space tourism could become in the future.
A SpaceX capsule carrying the first all-civilian crew into space has touched back down on Earth after three days in orbit.
The crew is suited up and preparing for an ocean landing near Florida in the hours to come.
Barring issues with the weather, the crew will splash down near sun down.
After nearly three days orbiting planet Earth, a unique crew of astronauts is getting on track for an ocean landing near Florida.
The Inspiration4 mission was able to test out a big window to see back to Earth and out into space.
The movie star may have his own ambitions of traveling to orbit one day.
After a successful launch on Wednesday, the first space crew with no professional astronauts aboard is circling Earth.
Four amateur astronauts are due to spend about three days in orbit in a world first, after they blasted off from the Kennedy Space Centre in Florida on Wednesday evening.
The launch could occur as early as 8:02 p.m. But the action will begin hours before that.
Four amateur astronauts who have never been to space before are hours away from heading to orbit. Here’s what you need to know.
Here’s what you need to know about the Inspiration4 mission and how to follow it live.