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Past articles by Dave:

Watch live video of NASA test-firing the world's most powerful rocket stage for 8 minutes

Firing up Space Launch System's core stage is a key test toward returning astronauts to the moon for the first time in more than 50 years. → Read More

A private astronaut explains why his next flight — likely with Tom Cruise — is 'setting the bar for commercial human spaceflight forever'

Former NASA astronaut Michael López-Alegría will command Axiom Space's historic all-private mission to orbit aboard SpaceX's Crew Dragon ship. → Read More

A private astronaut explains how Axiom plans to replace the International Space Station and potentially save NASA billions per year

Michael López-Alegría, a former NASA astronaut, is working for aerospace startup Axiom to help replace the $150 billion International Space Station. → Read More

MONEY FOR MARS: Inside SpaceX's quest to make Starlink the world's top off-planet internet business

SpaceX founder Elon Musk is banking on thousands of low-flying, internet-beaming Starlink satellites to help fund his vision of Martian cities. → Read More

2021 in space: This year will bring Mars landings, eclipses, and even more commercial astronaut launches. Here's what to watch for.

In 2021, we'll see nine meteor showers. Boeing and SpaceX should launch humans into orbit, and NASA expects to land the first helicopter on Mars. → Read More

Viasat says Elon Musk criticized an executive 'not involved' in the company's FCC petition against Starlink

Rival satellite company Viasat drew Musk's ire by asking the Federal Communications Commission to perform a lengthy environmental review of Starlink. → Read More

The FAA released SpaceX's rough plan to fly Starship rockets to orbit from Texas, and the agency wants public input on it

Before Elon Musk and SpaceX rocket Starship-Super Heavy to orbit from Boca Chica, the FAA needs the company to finish a new environmental assessment. → Read More

Meet the astronaut who may fly Tom Cruise to orbit on the first all-private space mission with SpaceX's help

Axiom Space commander Michael López-Alegría, a former NASA astronaut, may pilot three tourists to the ISS in 2021 aboard SpaceX's Crew Dragon ship. → Read More

Block-by-block maps show where SpaceX will offer Starlink satellite-internet service thanks to $886 million in government subsidies

Over the next 10 years, SpaceX plans to roll out Starlink to more than half a million subscribers as part of the FCC's Rural Digital Opportunity Fund. → Read More

EXCLUSIVE: SpaceX is looking to raise another big round of funding and wants to double its valuation to up to $92 billion

The Elon Musk-founded aerospace company wants to raise major funding for Starship and Starlink, according to sources who spoke with Business Insider. → Read More

Satellite images show the charred remains of SpaceX's Starship rocket prototype, after a successful test launch ended in explosion

The photos reveal what's left of a Starship that crash-landed on Wednesday. Elon Musk wants to preserve the remains "in memory" of the rocket. → Read More

SpaceX just launched — and exploded — an experimental Starship rocket in Texas. The test nevertheless propels Elon Musk's vision of interplanetary travel closer to reality.

Starship is designed to be fully and rapidly reusable, slash the cost of reaching space 1,000-fold, and maybe send people to the moon and Mars. → Read More

SpaceX just scrubbed an ambitious Starship rocket launch after the engines automatically aborted

Starship is designed to be fully and rapidly reusable, slash the cost of reaching space 1,000-fold, and maybe send people to the moon and Mars. → Read More

New satellite images show the Arecibo Observatory before and after its violent collapse in Puerto Rico

Satellites orbiting Earth took photos of the Arecibo Observatory before and after the famous radio telescope fell apart earlier this month. → Read More

Watch Now: SpaceX Is Attempting First Major Launch of Starship Rocket Prototype

SpaceX is about to attempt its most ambitious test launch yet of Starship-Super Heavy, a fully reusable rocket system that may one day slash the cost of reaching space by 1,000-fold. → Read More

SpaceX just won $885 million in federal subsidies to expand Starlink, Elon Musk's satellite-internet project

The FCC's Rural Digital Opportunity Fund announced the winners of first-phase bidding, and SpaceX emerged a clear winner. → Read More

A colossal rocket-launching drone is just one small part of Aevum's bid to become the 'Amazon of space,' the startup's founder says

Once a satellite reaches Aevum's spaceport, company founder Jay Skylus says a mostly autonomous system can rocket it to orbit within 180 minutes. → Read More

Starlink profits are supposed to help SpaceX head to Mars, but the satellite-internet project may need 3 million subscribers just to break even

Elon Musk hopes Starlink will net the company $30 billion to $50 billion a year. Reaching that lofty goal won't be easy, and is far from guaranteed. → Read More

The Arecibo telescope's 900-ton platform has crashed into its disk below and destroyed the iconic radio observatory

One of Earth's key radio telescopes has fallen in on itself, dealing a major blow to astronomers' searches for hazardous asteroids and alien life. → Read More

SpaceX may spend billions to outsource Starlink satellite dish production, an industry insider says

The Elon Musk-founded company appears to have contracted a Swiss electronics giant to build user terminals for about $2,400 a pop. → Read More