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SpaceX Rockets Were Imperiled by Contractor's Falsified Reports, Prosecutors Say

An engineer at an upstate New York company who was responsible for ensuring the quality of parts for Elon Musk’s space venture has been charged with falsifying inspection...

SpaceX Rockets Were Imperiled by Contractor's Falsified Reports, Prosecutors Say

Source: wsj.com

An engineer allegedly falsified inspection reports for SpaceX rockets Federal investigators believe a quality assurance engineer responsible for inspecting parts for SpaceX had been falsifying reports. The engineer works for New York-based PMI Industries and is accused ...
20:48, 05/23/2019

New York man put SpaceX rockets in jeopardy by forging inspection reports, feds say James Smalley, 41, is accused of forging signatures on inspection reports for parts used by SpaceX.        ...
03:00, 05/23/2019

SpaceX's rockets and spacecraft have cool names. What do they mean? SpaceX makes a point of giving their rockets, spacecraft and other gadgets cool names. But what do they mean?        ...
04:24, 04/30/2019

Reports: C Chandler, Rockets agree to one-year deal Free agent center Tyson Chandler, who spent most of last season with the Los Angeles Lakers, agreed to a one-year deal with the Houston Rockets, multiple outlets reported Friday....
03:12, 07/13/2019

Reports: Thunder trade Westbrook to Rockets for Paul The Oklahoma City Thunder traded guard Russell Westbrook to the Houston Rockets for guard Chris Paul and a pair of first-round draft picks, multiple media outlets reported Thursday....
07:00, 07/12/2019

US launched cyber attack on Iranian rockets and missiles – reports Targeted strike on computer-controlled weapons of Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard had been planned over weeksThe US military launched a cyber-attack on Iranian weapons systems on Thursday, accordin...
12:48, 06/23/2019

How Austria’s Leader Is Imperiled by a Video He’s Not In Since taking power in 2017, the EU’s youngest leader, Chancellor Sebastian Kurz of Austria, has tried to show that conservatives can effectively work with right-wing nationalists who once were at the ...
01:00, 05/25/2019

Huawei's Plans for Its Own App Store Said to Be Imperiled by Trump Ban Huawei Technologies made a pitch to app makers last year: Build software for a new Huawei app store outside China, and we'll help you inside the world's most populous nation....
19:12, 05/21/2019

Hearing set over imperiled Missouri abortion clinic A hearing is scheduled in a St. Louis court Thursday on an effort by the only abortion clinic in Missouri to retain its license after the state raised concerns about care there....
17:12, 05/30/2019

200 arrests at Moscow protest against falsified police cases Russian authorities say that more than 200 people have been reported arrested in a large unauthorized protest against falsified police cases, sparked by the recent arrest of a prominent reporter on dr...
15:12, 06/12/2019

Suit seeking $1.2B says Ford falsified F-150 fuel economy tests The suit seeking class action certification filed Monday against Ford adds the F-150 to recent claims the automaker misled consumers on fuel economy.       ...
04:00, 07/23/2019

Imperiled by climate change, Pacific nations chide Australia Small Pacific islands nations at risk from rising sea levels lambasted Australia on Friday after it blocked moves at a regional forum to set down tough policies to combat climate change....
12:48, 08/16/2019

Guards watching Epstein in jail may have fallen asleep and falsified documents US media reported the two guards who were assigned to watch Jeffrey Epstein when he died have been removed. They may have been asleep and falsified reports....
14:36, 08/14/2019

Trump’s bipartisan infrastructure plan already imperiled as Mulvaney, GOP lawmakers object to cost The surprise push with top Democrats for a $2 trillion package has run into immediate opposition from many Republicans and their conservative allies....
02:24, 05/04/2019

Warriors 104, Rockets 100 | Golden State leads series, 1-0: Warriors Start Hamptons Five, Showing Urgency in Win Over Rockets Golden State struggled to close out the underdog Clippers in the first round. With two injured stars, Coach Steve Kerr went right to his best unit against Houston....
03:48, 04/29/2019

Warriors 118, Rockets 113 | Golden State wins series, 4-2.: Warriors Finish Off the Rockets in Game 6 Making do without Kevin Durant, Golden State won another trip to the Western Conference finals by clinching its semifinal series on the road against Houston....
06:36, 05/11/2019

Prison guards watching Jeffrey Epstein reportedly fell asleep through checks and falsified records The two prison guards assigned to monitor registered sex offender Jeffrey Epstein fell asleep during their shift and failed to check on Epstein for three hours the night he died of an apparent suicide...
13:24, 08/15/2019

U.S. government contractors get first look at Huawei ban The U.S. agency responsible for government contracts on Wednesday released an interim rule for a ban on federal purchases of telecommunications equipment from five Chinese companies, including Huawei....
20:48, 08/07/2019

U.S. government contractors to get first look at Huawei ban today The White House Office of Management and Budget is slated on Wednesday to release an interim rule for a ban on federal purchases of telecommunications equipment from five Chinese companies, including ...
19:12, 08/07/2019

MTA contractors meant to help homeless are slacking on the job Some workers contracted by the MTA to help with the homeless scourge at transit hubs spent more than half their time in the office — often with the door shut and a “Closed” sign telling va...
20:48, 07/23/2019

UPDATE 5-U.S. government contractors get first look at Huawei ban The U.S. agency responsible for government contracts on Wednesday released an interim rule for a ban on federal purchases of telecommunications equipment from five Chinese companies, including Huawei....
21:36, 08/07/2019

Labor Dept. Says Workers at a Gig Company Are Contractors The department exempted an unnamed operation from pay and benefit standards applied to employees, marking a shift from the Obama administration view....
21:12, 04/29/2019

Facebook increases pay for contractors and content moderators It's no secret that Facebook depends on contract laborers, who do everything from moderate content to help train AI. But the work those contractors do is often anxiety-inducing and under-paid. In...
21:00, 05/13/2019

Feds Rule That One Company’s Gig Workers Are Contractors The Department of Labor says workers for one company are sufficiently independent to be considered contractors, in a move that could ripple across the gig economy....
02:12, 04/30/2019

Google contractors are secretly listening to your Assistant recordings Not only is your Google Home device listening to you, a new report suggests there might be a Google contractor who’s listening as well. Even if you didn’t ask your device any questions, it’s still sen...
21:12, 07/10/2019

White House seeks delay on Huawei ban for contractors The White House Office of Management and Budget has asked the U.S. Congress for more time to phase in a ban on federal contracts with companies that do business with Chinese telecom giant Huawei, part...
03:36, 06/10/2019

Dozens arrested in Rio for murder, extortion of Petrobras contractors Police in Rio de Janeiro arrested more than 40 people on Thursday for their alleged roles in a murderous gang that extorted companies working for state-run oil company Petrobras and established a secr...
22:24, 07/04/2019

Uber drivers are contractors, not employees, U.S. labor agency says Drivers for ride-hailing company Uber Technologies Inc are independent contractors and not employees, the general counsel of a U.S. labor agency has concluded, in an advisory memo that is likely to ca...
00:48, 05/15/2019

Google Contractors Listen to Virtual-Assistant Conversations Google said contractors are listening to customer audio recorded by the company’s virtual assistant, a disclosure prompted by a media report that adds to privacy concerns associated with the voice-ope...
21:36, 07/11/2019

Microsoft contractors are listening to your translated Skype calls An explosive article in Motherboard alleges that contractors working for Microsoft are listening to the conversations of Skype users conducted through the app’s real-time translation service. The piec...
19:12, 08/07/2019

US Forces Prepare To Evacuate Contractors From Iraqi Base U.S. forces are preparing to evacuate hundreds of staff working for Lockheed Martin Corp and Sallyport Global from an Iraqi military base where they work as contractors, three Iraqi military sources.....
06:12, 06/22/2019

Facebook Caves, Increases Salaries and Benefits for Contractors After years of critical coverage citing the emotional distress experienced by Facebook’s contractors, particularly those who review often upsetting and violent content on the platform day in and day o...
02:24, 05/14/2019

Facebook contractors categorize your private posts to train AI At any given time, Facebook has thousands of third-party staffers around the world looking at and labeling Facebook and Instagram posts. The work is meant to help train AI and to inform new products. ...
16:48, 05/06/2019

White House says it will meet two-year deadline for Huawei ban for contractors The White House Office of Management and Budget has told the U.S. Congress it will now meet a two-year deadline to ban federal contracts with companies that do business with Chinese telecom giant Huaw...
02:48, 06/13/2019

Amazon Adds Option to Keep Contractors From Eavesdropping on Your Alexa Requests Alexa users who don’t want their recordings reviewed by third-party contractors finally have an option to opt-out thanks to a new Amazon policy implemented amid mounting criticism against the company ...
07:12, 08/04/2019

Facebook admits contractors listened to users' recordings without their knowledge Company says ‘human review’ of audio conversations on Messenger has been ‘paused’Facebook has become the latest company to admit that human contractors listened to recordings of users without their kn...
05:00, 08/14/2019

Facebook Paid Contractors to Transcribe Audio of Its Users’ Conversations Facebook Inc. has been paying hundreds of outside contractors to transcribe clips of audio from users of its services, according to people with knowledge of the work. The work has rattled the contract...
07:48, 08/14/2019

UPDATE 1-White House seeks delay on Huawei ban for contractors The White House Office of Management and Budget has asked the U.S. Congress for more time to phase in a ban on federal contracts with companies that do business with Chinese telecom giant Huawei, part...
04:24, 06/10/2019

Facebook paid contractors to transcribe users' audio: Bloomberg Facebook Inc has been paying outside contractors to transcribe audio clips from users of its services, Bloomberg reported on Tuesday, citing people familiar with the matter....
22:24, 08/13/2019

Apple halts practice of contractors listening in to users on Siri Tech firm to review virtual assistant ‘grading’ programme after Guardian revelationsApple has suspended its practice of having human contractors listen to users’ Siri recordings to “grade” them, follo...
17:48, 08/02/2019

Apple ends practice of Siri contractors listening in on users Apple has halted its practice of having human contractors listen to users' Siri recordings to "grade" them, following an invesitgative report on the issue....
22:36, 08/02/2019

World Trade Center contractors indicted for ‘pay-to-play’ scheme A trio of crooked contractors was busted for a “pay-to-play” bribery scheme involving the construction of the World Trade Center, authorities said. James Luckie, 58, the former Cushman & Wakefield ele...
18:36, 05/30/2019

Microsoft contractors listen to some Skype calls and Cortana commands Microsoft is the latest company charged with listening to its users calls and voice commands. A report by Vice found that contractors are listening to bits of conversations collected through Skype...
20:48, 08/07/2019

Facebook hikes wages for contractors to meet cost of living Facebook said Monday it will move the minimum hourly wage for contract workers and vendors up to $20 -- depending on where in the United States they live....
23:12, 05/13/2019

Microsoft contractors listen to your Skype and Cortana activity, but don’t freak out Microsoft has now joined the ranks of Apple, Amazon, and Google for having contractors who’ve been caught listening to some user Skype and Cortana activity, with Microsoft (and those other tech ...
18:00, 08/08/2019

MTA watchdog to launch probe into troubled homeless-outreach contractors The MTA’s inspector general has launched a full-scale investigation into a homeless-outreach non-profit contracted by the agency — after a pair of inquiries found workers holing up in their offi...
05:48, 07/24/2019

Rio police arrest over 40 for extorting Petrobras contractors, murdering opponents Police in Rio de Janeiro arrested 43 people on Thursday for allegedly taking part in a murderous gang that extorted companies providing services to state-run oil company Petrobras and established a se...
17:48, 07/04/2019

Iraq, U.S. deny planned evacuation of contractors from Iraqi base Iraqi and U.S. military spokesmen denied on Saturday that U.S. forces were preparing to evacuate hundreds of staff of Lockheed Martin Corp and Sallyport Global from an Iraqi military base where they w...
00:48, 06/23/2019

UPDATE 1-Dozens arrested in Rio for murder, extortion of Petrobras contractors Police in Rio de Janeiro arrested more than 40 people on Thursday for their alleged roles in a murderous gang that extorted companies working for state-run oil company Petrobras and established a secr...
21:24, 07/04/2019

Councilman Calls for Hearing on Nonprofit Contractors and Their Business Ties A New York City councilman wants a hard look at nonprofit city contractors in the wake of a probe into the allegedly undisclosed business ties of shelter operator Acacia....
23:36, 07/21/2019

Apple Siri contractors often hear up to 30 seconds of accidental recordings You might know that Apple screens some of Siri's recordings to improve the assistant's accuracy, but recordings can be surprisingly long and numerous.Read More...
00:24, 07/27/2019

Defense Contractors Join Forces as Pentagon Spending Slows The biggest aerospace-and-defense merger ever, between United Technologies and Raytheon, caps two years of deal making in an industry that is reorganizing in anticipation of slower growth in Pentagon ...
19:00, 06/11/2019

UPDATE 2-Uber drivers are contractors, not employees, U.S. labor agency says A U.S. labor agency has concluded that ride-hailing company Uber Technologies Inc's drivers are independent contractors and not its employees, which could prevent them from joining unions....
00:00, 05/15/2019

Microsoft contractors are listening to your intimate conversations on Skype calls: report Contractors working for Microsoft are listening to personal, intimate conversations of Skype users via the app's translation service, according to a new report....
21:12, 08/08/2019

Microsoft Contractors Listening to Select Skype Calls, Cortana Recordings Microsoft has said its contractors listen to conversations to hone voice translation features offered by Skype and its digital assistant Cortana, but only when obtaining user permission....
10:48, 08/08/2019

U.S. forces prepare to evacuate contractors from Iraqi base -military sources U.S. forces are preparing to evacuate hundreds of staff working for Lockheed Martin Corp and Sallyport Global from an Iraqi military base where they work as contractors, three Iraqi military sources s...
01:48, 06/22/2019

UPDATE 6-Iraq, U.S. deny planned evacuation of contractors from Iraqi base Iraqi and U.S. military spokesmen denied on Saturday that U.S. forces were preparing to evacuate hundreds of staff of Lockheed Martin Corp and Sallyport Global from an Iraqi military base where they w...
01:00, 06/23/2019

Microsoft contractors hear phone sex and more while reviewing Cortana, Skype audio Long-press the Action button to bring up Cortana. (credit: Valentina Palladino) Here we go again. It's Microsoft's turn in the spotlight thanks to a new report about the company's practices for revi...
10:00, 08/09/2019

Palestinian contractors poised for riches from Israeli tech firm's takeover Palestinian engineers working for Israeli chip designer Mellanox Technologies are poised to share a $3.5 million payout when the company's takeover by U.S. chip supplier Nvidia Corp is completed....
10:48, 06/17/2019

Democrat Warren targets Pentagon contractors, calls industry corrupt U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren, a Democrat seeking her party's presidential nomination, on Thursday called for new rules governing Pentagon contractors, saying the industry has become too close to Defe...
16:12, 05/16/2019

Bird Sued for Classifying Workers Who Charge Scooters as Independent Contractors A worker for the e-scooter company Bird has sued the billion-dollar micro-mobility startup for classifying the workers who charge the e-scooters as independent contractors in order to save money and c...
01:36, 05/08/2019

White House says it will meet two-year deadline to ban business with Huawei contractors The White House Office of Management and Budget told the U.S. Congress it will meet a two-year deadline to ban federal contracts with companies that do business with Chinese telecom giant Huawei....
04:12, 06/13/2019

Chinese contractors held as toll in Cambodia building collapse rises to 24 Anger growing over poor standards in construction boom that has transformed Sihanoukville into tourist and gambling hubThe death toll in a building collapse in Cambodia has risen to 24 as hopes faded ...
07:12, 06/24/2019

Woman out thousands of dollars after hiring contractors to paint Marana home TUCSON – In April, Susan Encinas hired contractors to paint her Marana home. She had hopes of getting it spruced up and putting it on the market. “I feel like I’ve been fleeced,” Enc...
08:36, 06/15/2019

Google Assistant contractors slam company as ‘white-collar sweatshop’ Google’s use of artificial intelligence to power many of its products, including its Google Assistant, inspires awe and praise. Although the Assistant can book a restaurant reservation and trans...
20:00, 05/30/2019

New Labor Dept. rule would exempt 'religious' contractors from bias claims The U.S. Department of Labor proposed a new rule Wednesday that would allow federal contractors that "exercise religion" to exempt themselves from accusations of bias in their hiring practices....
02:12, 08/15/2019

Apple contractors frequently hear sensitive info in Siri recordings As much as Apple emphasizes privacy, it hasn't completely avoided eyebrow-raising behavior. The Guardian has learned from a source that Siri quality control contractors regularly hear sensitive ...
21:00, 07/26/2019

Facebook paid contractors to transcribe audio of its users' conversations Facebook Inc. has been paying hundreds of outside contractors to transcribe clips of audio from users of its services, according to people with knowledge of the work.      &#...
16:12, 08/14/2019

Apple confirms "a small portion" of Siri recordings get reviewed by contractors First Amazon, then Google, and now Apple: it seems that every company with a digital assistant to its name uses human beings to review a selection of the interactions that users are having with their ...
17:24, 07/27/2019

Siri recordings ‘regularly’ sent to Apple contractors for analysis, claims whistleblower Apple has joined the dubious company of Google and Amazon in secretly sharing with contractors audio recordings of its users, confirming the practice to The Guardian after a whistleblower brought it ...
01:24, 07/27/2019

UPDATE 1-White House says it will meet two-year deadline for Huawei ban for contractors The White House Office of Management and Budget has told the U.S. Congress it will now meet a two-year deadline to ban federal contracts with companies that do business with Chinese telecom giant Huaw...
07:00, 06/13/2019

Facebook Paid Contractors To Listen, Transcribe Users' Talks: Report Facebook has paid hundreds of contractors to listen to and transcribe snippets of users' conversations, US media reported on Tuesday, amid heightened scrutiny of the social network's data collection.....
05:48, 08/14/2019

Apple contractors 'regularly hear confidential details' on Siri recordings Workers hear drug deals, medical details and people having sex, says whistleblowerApple contractors regularly hear confidential medical information, drug deals, and recordings of couples having sex, a...
19:12, 07/26/2019

U.S. forces prepare to evacuate contractors from Iraqi base: military sources U.S. forces are preparing to evacuate hundreds of staff working for Lockheed Martin Corp and Sallyport Global from an Iraqi military base where they work as contractors, three Iraqi military sources s...
00:12, 06/22/2019

Facebook Plans to Raise Pay for Contractors Who Screen Violent, Questionable Material (SAN FRANCISCO) — Facebook is raising how much it pays U.S. contractors who do some of its most taxing work, including watching violent and other objectionable material for possible removal. Fac...
00:12, 05/14/2019

White House Office Requests 2-Year Delay on Huawei Ban For Federal Contractors The White House’s Office of Management and Budget (OMB) has requested that Congress delay the ban on federal contractors using Huawei equipment. The ban, part of the National Defense Authorization Act...
13:36, 06/10/2019

'A white-collar sweatshop': Google Assistant contractors allege wage theft Interpreting a spoken request isn’t magic, rather it has taken a team of underpaid, subcontracted linguists to make the technology possible“Do you believe in magic?” Google asked attendees of its annu...
11:48, 05/29/2019

UPDATE 2-U.S. forces prepare to evacuate contractors from Iraqi base -military sources U.S. forces are preparing to evacuate hundreds of staff working for Lockheed Martin Corp and Sallyport Global from an Iraqi military base where they work as contractors, three Iraqi military sources s...
01:48, 06/22/2019

Elizabeth Warren hits defense contractors at Northern Virginia rally: 'How about just a little transparency?' FAIRFAX, Va. — Elizabeth Warren came out swinging against defense contractors Thursday at a rally in Northern Virginia, a stone's throw from some of the industry's major players....
02:36, 05/17/2019

UPDATE 4-Iraq, U.S. deny U.S. forces preparing to evacuate contractors from Iraqi base Iraqi and U.S. military spokesmen denied on Saturday U.S. forces were preparing to evacuate hundreds of staff of Lockheed Martin Corp and Sallyport Global from an Iraqi military base where they work a...
19:00, 06/22/2019

Report: Rockstar offers contractors full-time work after crunch controversy As we hear more and more about a game industry drowning in crunch, we finally get some good news: Rockstar employees who felt the pinch the hardest are being given better positions. It’s a tiny step, ...
00:24, 08/08/2019

Apple Contractors Reportedly Overhear Sensitive Information and Sexy Times Thanks to Siri First Amazon, then Google, and now Apple have all confirmed that their devices are not only listening to you, but complete strangers may be reviewing the recordings. Thanks to Siri, Apple contractors ...
03:24, 07/28/2019

Microsoft contractors reportedly listen in on Skype call recordings, often from their own homes (MSFT) Microsoft contractors are listening in on Skype calls and recordings from its voice assistant Cortana, a report by Motherboard revealed on Wednesday. Privacy policies for both Skype and Cortana say t...
10:00, 08/08/2019

UPDATE 3-U.S. forces prepare to evacuate contractors from Iraqi base -military sources U.S. forces are preparing to evacuate hundreds of staff working for Lockheed Martin Corp and Sallyport Global from an Iraqi military base where they work as contractors, three Iraqi military sources s...
13:48, 06/22/2019

Trump’s Latest Proposal Would Allow Religious Contractors to Discriminate Against Everyone Who Isn’t a White Cisgender Christian In the continued push to become a theocracy in which all praises are due to the most high Vice President Mike Pence’s god, Trump’s administration proposed a new rule Wednesday that would allow busines...
23:00, 08/14/2019

Apple will suspend and review a global program that allows contractors to listen to Siri recordings Apple Apple will temporarily suspend and review a global program that allows contractors to listen to recordings of queries made to the voice assistant Siri, following a report that contractors "regu...
09:48, 08/02/2019

Trump’s Latest Proposal Would Allow Religious Contractors to Discriminate Against Everyone Who Isn’t a White Cisgendered Christian In the continued push to become a theocracy in which all praises are due to the most high Vice President Mike Pence’s god, Trump’s administration proposed a new rule Wednesday that would allow busines...
22:36, 08/14/2019

Apple's Siri lets contractors hear couples having sex, confidential medical information: report Apple contract workers can overhear confidential medical information and couples having sex, as part of maintaining quality control for the tech giant's AI-powered voice assistant Siri, according to a...
22:36, 07/29/2019

Apple suspends Siri review program following report that private conversations can be heard by contractors The Guardian last week ran an expose highlighting how contractors working to improve the reliability of Siri can sometimes listen to information that should by all accounts be kept private, a list whi...
23:24, 08/02/2019

CP3: Rockets still need to 'be better' despite win The Rockets rolled for most of Game 4, but an offense that was spectacular for the first three quarters sputtered and allowed the Warriors to nearly force OT. "Yeah, we won the game, but we've got to ...
11:48, 05/07/2019

Facebook is raising the minimum wage of its contractors and content moderators after facing scrutiny over low pay and 'inhumane' working conditions (FB) AP Photo/Tony Avelar Facebook is increasing wages for its US contract workers. Content reviewers are getting pay bumps, as are roles like janitors and cafeteria workers. The company has faced scrutin...
01:00, 05/14/2019

Report: The Rockets Are All Fed Up With Each Other With the Warriors severely depleted heading into next season, it stands to reason that the Houston Rockets are as well-positioned as any other team to take advantage and end the Warriors’ five-year Fi...
00:24, 06/18/2019

Sources: Rockets making CP3, others available Houston GM Daryl Morey is making all players and picks available in talks, league sources tell ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski, and even Chris Paul could be moved in the right deal....
20:24, 05/29/2019

The Rockets Still Believe They Can Beat the Warriors. Are They Right? The most intriguing question in the NBA is whether the Rockets can beat the Warriors. The answer may be in an obscure academic paper written by a future NBA general manager....
22:00, 04/28/2019

Rockets ousted from playoffs by Warriors again James Harden and the Houston Rockets were eliminated in the playoffs by the Golden State Warriors yet again and are left searching for answers as to how they'll get over the hump to beat the Warr...
01:48, 05/12/2019

Rockets owner vows 'our time is going to come' Despite his Rockets being ousted by the Warriors for the fourth time in five seasons, owner Tilman Fertitta is confident Houston will win championships with James Harden....
10:24, 05/11/2019

Opinion: How much bad blood is there between Warriors and Rockets? While Golden State and Houston do a good job of making it seem like they can’t stand each other, at other times relations are confusingly cordial.        ...
01:36, 05/05/2019

On Basketball: Warriors, Rockets should be embarrassed The complaining about officiating has become the story of the Golden State-Houston series, and it needs to stop        ...
18:00, 04/30/2019

Rockets are back in it, thanks to James Harden HOUSTON — James Harden made a big 3-pointer in overtime and scored 41 points, and the Houston Rockets outlasted the Golden State Warriors 126-121 on Saturday night to cut the deficit in the Western Co...
09:00, 05/05/2019

Rockets audited '18 Game 7, say Finals bid taken The Rockets believe they should have advanced to last year's NBA Finals, not the Warriors, citing their own audit of 81 potential missed calls in their Game 7 loss to Golden State....
02:24, 04/30/2019

Rockets hit hotel in Libyan capital Rockets hit a luxury hotel in Libya’s capital, Tripoli, early on Friday in an attack the internationally recognized government blamed on eastern forces trying to capture the city....
09:36, 05/24/2019

Uber: US labor board calls drivers contractors in blow to labor rights Ruling will make it more difficult for workers to organize, secure minimum wages and other protections, labor advocates sayUber drivers are not subject to traditional labor protections because they ar...
01:00, 05/15/2019

Facebook Has Been Paying Contractors to Transcribe Users’ Facebook Messenger Voice Chats (Bloomberg) — Facebook Inc. has been paying hundreds of outside contractors to transcribe clips of audio from users of its services, according to people with knowledge of the work. The work has ...
22:50, 08/13/2019

Officiating becomes focus of Warriors-Rockets Game 1 The Golden State Warriors say they hope the focus is back on top-level basketball for Game 2 of their best-of-seven series against James Harden and Houston        ...
02:36, 04/30/2019

Opinion: Warriors look like champions once again after ousting Rockets On a night when they looked as vulnerable as ever, the Warriors showed their championship mettle to get back to the Western Conference finals.        ...
10:36, 05/11/2019

The Unflappable Warriors Are Being Flapped By The Feisty Rockets It wasn’t pretty—it hasn’t been pretty, no two-minute stretch of this series has been the least bit aesthetically pleasant—but the Houston Rockets outlasted the Golden State Warriors in Game 4 to knot...
08:12, 05/07/2019

Harden scores 41 as Rockets outlast Warriors 126-121 in OT James Harden scored 41 points, including a big 3-pointer in overtime, and the Houston Rockets outlasted the Golden State Warriors 126-121 on Saturday night to cut the deficit in the Western Conference...
06:48, 05/05/2019

Curry, Warriors close out Rockets in Game 6 Stephen Curry and Klay Thompson combined for 60 points, and the visiting Golden State Warriors pulled away late in Game 6 to claim their Western Conference semifinal series with a 118-113 victory over...
06:36, 05/11/2019

Championship or bust for Rockets after huge trade What I'm Hearing: USA TODAY Sports' Trysta Krick caught up with the Rockets at Summer League after the blockbuster trade for Russell Westbrook. While there were some mixed feelings, the mess...
00:48, 07/13/2019

So, Yeah, The Rockets Really Did Not Want Chris Paul Anymore Please allow me to spoil the various blogs picking out the winners and losers of Thursday night’s blockbuster trade sending Russell Westbrook to the Houston Rockets in exchange for Chris Paul and some...
07:24, 07/12/2019

Westbrook: Ready to sacrifice for Rockets, title After spending his first 11 seasons with the Oklahoma City Thunder, Westbrook officially embarked on his new chapter Friday. "I only care about one team," he said, "and that's the Houston Rockets."...
23:48, 07/26/2019

Rockets' Harden wants 'a fair chance' from refs After what he believed were several incorrect non-calls on his 3-point attempts in Sunday's Game 1 loss to the Warriors, Rockets guard James Harden implored officials to "call the game how it's suppos...
03:48, 04/29/2019

Opinion: Will Rockets-Warriors series go down as one of the greats? The Western Conference semifinal series is back in Oakland Wednesday with the Rockets and Warriors tied at 2-2.        ...
21:36, 05/08/2019

Rockets moving on from defensive mastermind Bzdelik Just over a week after another playoff run fizzled, the Houston Rockets are moving on from associate head coach Jeff Bzdelik, who helped improve the team's defense this past season....
07:12, 05/19/2019

Warriors hold off Rockets despite Durant's injury Draymond Green and Klay Thompson buried 3-pointers on consecutive possessions late in the game Wednesday night, allowing the Golden State Warriors to survive the loss of Kevin Durant and hold off the ...
13:12, 05/09/2019

Rockets' Tucker withdraws from Team USA camp P.J. Tucker said he twisted his left ankle twice during Team USA practices, and the Rockets forward thought it best to withdraw from consideration for the World Cup roster....
06:00, 08/17/2019

Rockets owner backs D'Antoni as coach Houston Rockets coach Mike D'Antoni will return for the final season of a four-year contract, team owner Tilman Fertitta said in a story in the Houston Chronicle on Friday....
23:00, 05/17/2019

Harden passes on World Cup to focus on Rockets James Harden told Team USA coach Gregg Popovich that he will not play with the U.S. national team this summer and instead will use the extra time to adapt to playing with new teammate Russell Westbroo...
23:12, 07/19/2019

Harden scores 38 as Rockets even series with Warriors HOUSTON (AP) — James Harden scored 38 points and the Houston Rockets held on for a 112-108 win over the Golden State Warriors on Monday night to even their Western Conference semifinals series at 2-2....
07:48, 05/07/2019

Around 50 Rockets Fired At Israel From Gaza: Army A barrage of around 50 rockets was fired at Israel from the Gaza Strip on Saturday and dozens were intercepted by air defences, the Israeli army said....
10:36, 05/04/2019

Sources: Rockets, D'Antoni close to extension Rockets owner Tilman Fertitta has agreed to eliminate the buyout language that had derailed extension talks with coach Mike D'Antoni, and the two sides are near an agreement, sources told ESPN....
19:00, 06/08/2019

Kerr confirms KD out remainder of Rockets series Golden State's Kevin Durant suffered a mild strain to his right calf and will miss the rest of the Warriors' Western Conference semifinal series with the Houston Rockets, the team said Thursday. He wi...
03:00, 05/10/2019

Warriors' Kerr: Durant done for Rockets series Kevin Durant is done for the rest of the Western Conference semifinals, and head coach Steve Kerr said the Golden State Warriors must grasp the task ahead: Replace the best player in the NBA....
04:01, 05/10/2019

Sources: Rockets optimistic about Harden's vision The Rockets are optimistic that James Harden, who suffered contusions in both eyes and a laceration on the inside of his left eyelid in Game 2, will not have any more problems with his vision in the W...
01:48, 05/02/2019

Sources: OKC trades Russ to Rockets for Paul The Oklahoma City Thunder have agreed to trade Russell Westbrook to the Houston Rockets for Chris Paul, first-round picks in 2024 and 2026, and pick swaps in 2021 and 2025, league sources told ESPN....
02:48, 07/12/2019

Durant leads the way again, Warriors lead Rockets 2-0 Kevin Durant scored 29 points and established an early defensive tone against James Harden, leading the Golden State Warriors past the Houston Rockets 115-109 for a 2-0 lead in their Western Conferenc...
10:00, 05/01/2019

Rockets fired from Gaza at southern Israel Two rockets were fired from Gaza at southern Israel Thursday, a few hours after Israel carried out airstrikes against Hamas targets in the Palestinian territory....
16:12, 05/02/2019

NBA notebook: Warriors' Durant done for Rockets series Kevin Durant is done for the rest of the Western Conference semifinals, and head coach Steve Kerr said the Golden State Warriors must grasp the task ahead: Replace the best player in the NBA....
11:36, 05/10/2019

Carmelo Anthony on Rockets breakup: ‘I didn’t like how that went down’ Ten-time NBA All-Star Carmelo Anthony needed to get some things off of his chest. ESPN’s Stephen A. Smith said that Anthony requested a one-on-one interview Friday on “First Take” in which...
21:24, 08/02/2019

How Rockets are planning to make run at Jimmy Butler It doesn’t look like the Houston Rockets are looking to break up James Harden and Chris Paul, but will rather try to give the duo some help. The Rockets are planning to recruit Jimmy Butler to p...
09:00, 06/26/2019

Rocket Lab will reuse its rockets by catching them with a helicopter SpaceX won't be the only company reusing its rockets for payload deliveries. Rocket Lab has unveiled plans to recover the first stage of its Electron vehicle. The strategy's first phase wi...
11:12, 08/07/2019

Rockets tried dumping Chris Paul onto Knicks As the Chris Paul-James Harden feud tears up the Rockets, the Knicks refused an offer from Houston for Chris Paul, per The Ringer. Trading Paul, who is in the second year of a massive four-year $160 m...
01:00, 06/20/2019

Opinion: Houston, we have a problem. But do the Rockets know how to solve it? The Western Conference semifinals offered perhaps the best opportunity for Golden State to be beaten in the postseason since the 2016 NBA Finals.        ...
19:12, 05/11/2019

NBA round-up: Favors, Jazz rout Rockets "Derrick Favors recorded a double-double off the bench, and Joe Ingles helped\r\nshoulder the early load on offense as the Utah Jazz continued their strong\r\nplay with a 118-91 demolition of the Hous...
16:36, 05/01/2019

Which Humiliating Rockets Elimination Loss Was Worse? For the second year in a row, the Houston Rockets’ efforts to try and defeat the Golden State Warriors in the playoffs came up just short. Normally, a postseason loss to the greatest team of this gene...
02:00, 05/12/2019

Rockets even series with Warriors, Harden scores 38 James Harden scored 38 points and the Houston Rockets held on for a 112-108 win over the Golden State Warriors on Monday night to even their Western Conference semifinals series at 2-2....
07:00, 05/07/2019

Israeli military says Gaza rockets fall in south GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — The Israeli military says Palestinian militants are firing rockets from the Gaza Strip. The army said Saturday that sirens warning of incoming projectiles sounded several ...
11:12, 05/04/2019

How to Watch the Ariane 5 and Falcon 9 Rockets Launch Today Two rockets carrying large communications satellites are scheduled to launch today within a couple of hours of each other, first from South America and then from North America. You can watch each one ...
20:24, 08/06/2019

Rockets star Harden buys stake in MLS' Dynamo Houston Rockets superstar James Harden has purchased a minority stake in the investment group that controls MLS' Houston Dynamo, the NWSL's Houston Dash and BBVA Stadium, the Dynamo announced Thursday...
21:12, 07/18/2019

90 rockets fired into Israel from Gaza: Israeli military Palestinian militants in the Gaza Strip fired at least 90 rockets into southern Israel on Saturday, according to the Israeli military, triggering retaliatory airstrikes and tank fire against militant ...
13:48, 05/04/2019

Rockets loading up for extremely risky Jimmy Butler run Amid all the reported drama within the Houston Rockets, including rumors of a James Harden-Chris Paul feud, the team is planning on pursuing a big personality to form its own Big Three. The Rockets wi...
17:00, 06/20/2019

At least 90 rockets fired into Israel from Gaza Strip, says military Month-long lull in violence comes to an end amid airstrike retaliationsPalestinian militants in the Gaza Strip fired at least 90 rockets into southern Israel on Saturday, according to the Israeli mili...
15:00, 05/04/2019

Warriors vs. Rockets: Take Kevin Durant-less Golden State “Avengers”? “Game of Thrones”? Millions of viewers are watching those movie and cable TV franchises, but I find the Warriors-Rockets series to be the best entertainment option of all. This is true rea...
03:12, 05/11/2019

Harden scores 38 as Rockets level series with Warriors James Harden paired a game-high 38 points with 10 rebounds while Eric Gordon and P.J. Tucker provided ample support as the Houston Rockets squared their Western Conference semifinal series against the...
10:00, 05/07/2019

Joe Tsai in rare Nets interview: Why I chose them over the Rockets Joe Tsai admitted when he was first contacted about buying the Nets two years ago he didn’t take it seriously at first, but he eventually picked them over the Rockets or the NFL or European soccer. Wh...
02:24, 05/08/2019

Houston Rockets among teams who see Twitter accounts suspended The Houston Rockets were the most notable team to have their Twitter account suspended Monday, reportedly due to DMCA takedown notices.        ...
02:12, 05/21/2019

Houston Rockets' P.J. Tucker withdraws from Team USA Basketball Houston Rockets veteran forward P.J. Tucker withdrew from USA Basketball's roster, leaving 14 players in contention for 12 roster spots ahead of the 2019 FIBA World Cup....
05:36, 08/17/2019

Rockets, without a draft pick, prepare for free agency HOUSTON (AP) — The Houston Rockets didn’t have a pick in Thursday night’s draft after past trades sent their first-round pick to Cleveland and their pick in the second round to New York. A...
08:48, 06/21/2019

Israel hit by rockets from Gaza after Palestinians killed in protests A month-long cessation in hostilities has been broken by a new protest that turned violent at the Gaza border with Israel. This has been followed by a barrage of rockets fired from Gaza into Israel....
10:48, 05/04/2019

Report: Oh God Yes, The Toxic Rockets Are Pursuing Jimmy Butler If there’s one thing a top-heavy Western Conference contender built on the ball-dominant shot-creation of two ornery superstars locked in an “unsalvageable” personality conflict needs, it is an infusi...
05:24, 06/26/2019

NBA Playoffs: Rockets Beat Warriors Series Tied 2-2 USA TODAY Sports’ Martin Rogers breaks down how the Rockets tied their series with the Warriors at 2.        ...
15:12, 05/07/2019

The worldwide helium shortage affects everything from MRIs to rockets — here's why Scientists have been warning of the dire consequences of dwindling helium supplies for years. Here's why the market is falling flat, and what scientists are doing about it....
20:36, 06/21/2019

Rockets survive furious Warriors rally to even series HOUSTON — James Harden scored 38 points and the Houston Rockets held on for a 112-108 win over the Golden State Warriors on Monday night to even their Western Conference semifinals series at 2-2. The ...
15:12, 05/07/2019

NBA free agency: Winners and losers from Day 1, from Nets to Rockets The Brooklyn Nets came out on top with Kevin Durant and Kyrie Irving, while the New York Knicks watched as other teams outmaneuvered them.       ...
21:24, 07/01/2019

Rockets, parties, astronauts mark Apollo 11 anniversary across U.S. The 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 mission -- the first time men walked on the moon -- will be celebrated with events, many in the places that helped make it happen, from Houston to Cape Canaveral,...
14:00, 06/11/2019

Gaza militants fire rockets; 5 Palestinians killed Gaza militants fired an estimated 90 rockets in one hour Saturday toward Israel, according to Israel Defense Forces, five Palestinians were killed over the weekend....
18:12, 05/04/2019

Old Falcon 9 rockets done firing their engines will now inflame imaginations The twice-flown booster last used during the CRS-13 mission will go on display at Space Center Houston this summer. [credit: SpaceX ...
05:24, 05/10/2019

Rockets, Bucks seek to avoid falling into 2-0 holes For MVP hopefuls Antetokounmpo and Harden, it's time to regroup after Game 1 losses in second-round series        ...
19:36, 04/29/2019

Curry and Thompson edge Warriors past Rockets "Stephen Curry and Klay Thompson combined for 60 points, and the visiting\r\nGolden State Warriors pulled away late in Game 6 to claim their Western\r\nConference semifinal series with a 118-113 victo...
13:36, 05/11/2019

The Latest: 2 rockets land on oil company sites in Iraq Iraqi officials say two rockets have landed on oil company sites in Iraq’s southern Basra province, one landing near the facilities of a Turkish company hours after a similar attack on an Exxon Mobil ...
19:00, 06/19/2019

NBA notebook: Rockets swap Paul for Thunder's Westbrook The Oklahoma City Thunder traded guard Russell Westbrook to the Houston Rockets for guard Chris Paul and a pair of first-round draft picks, multiple media outlets reported Thursday....
12:00, 07/12/2019

430 rockets fired from Gaza, Israel responds with airstrikes Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said "massive attacks against terrorist elements" in Gaza will continue after militants in the coastal enclave fired approximately 430 rockets towards Israel....
14:48, 05/05/2019

Israeli military says 2 rockets fired at Israel from Syria JERUSALEM (AP) — The Israeli military says two projectiles have been fired from Syria toward the Israeli-controlled Golan Heights. The military said Saturday there were no reports of casualties or dam...
22:36, 06/01/2019

Israel strikes Syria after rockets fired at Golan The Israeli military said its aircraft struck Syrian army targets on Sunday after rockets were fired at the Golan Heights, and Syria's state media said three soldiers were killed in the second such fl...
20:36, 06/02/2019

Losing-Ass Rockets, At Long Last, Please Remove Yourselves To The Fraud Bin Immediately I’m sure most Rockets fans are lovely people. The Rockets have a fine basketball organization, as creative and nimble and determined as any in the NBA. And James Harden genuinely is one of the most un...
11:24, 05/11/2019

All tied up: Rockets seize momentum from Warriors and even series 2-2 Houston held off Golden State 112-108 for its second straight win after two losses to open the series and send it back to Oakland all square.        ...
09:12, 05/07/2019

Bucks-Celtics, Warriors-Rockets ready for Game 4s Bucks-Celtics, Warriors-Rockets series set for Game 4s, with top-seeded Milwaukee and Golden State seeking 3-1 edges        ...
00:24, 05/06/2019

Sources: Butler plans to meet with Heat, Rockets All-Star guard Jimmy Butler is expected to meet with the Heat ahead of a meeting with the Rockets, sources told ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski. The Sixers haven't ruled out working with Butler on sign-and-...
01:24, 06/30/2019

2 wounded as Gaza militants fire 200 rockets towards Israel: IDF Approximately 200 rockets have been fired by Gaza militants towards Israel over the course of a few hours on Saturday, according to the Israel Defense Forces (IDF)....
20:36, 05/04/2019

On Pro Basketball: Warriors Are Rolling and Rockets Are Rocked After Game 2 A series that threatened to devolve into complaints about a referee picked up when Stephen Curry and James Harden fought through injuries to inject some much-needed nobility into the proceedings....
18:48, 05/01/2019

Thunder trade Russell Westbrook to Rockets for Chris Paul It turns out the big NBA moves weren’t done after all. The Oklahoma City Thunder have agreed to trade Russell Westbrook to the Houston Rockets for Chris Paul, first-round picks in 2024 and 2026,...
04:12, 07/12/2019

Russell Westbrook Traded to Rockets as a Wild N.B.A. Off-Season Continues The 2017 M.V.P. will be reunited with James Harden in Houston in a move that also sent Chris Paul and first-round draft picks to the Oklahoma City Thunder....
04:00, 07/12/2019

Jimmy Butler NBA free agency: All about the 76ers, Rockets and drama Jimmy Butler has flown slightly under the radar with fellow forwards Kevin Durant and Kawhi Leonard grabbing most of the free-agency headlines. However, Butler’s talents are among the best in the leag...
16:00, 06/26/2019

Space Rockets Spark Property Boom on Florida Coast Jeff Bezos and Elon Musk are racing to send people into outer space and eventually to the moon and Mars. They are already improving the fortunes of a coastal Florida city that is home to their budding...
15:24, 05/21/2019

Why Rockets want to turn semifinal series against Warriors into basketball warfare The Rockets want to match what they see as the Warriors’ questionable physical tricks, and to do it with even more assertiveness and venom.        ...
14:24, 05/05/2019

Rockets reaction to Russell Westbrook trade: Championship or bust What I'm Hearing: USA TODAY Sports' Trysta Krick caught up with the Rockets at Summer League after the blockbuster trade for Russell Westbrook. While there were some mixed feelings, the mess...
08:36, 07/12/2019

Report: Seeking Butler, Rockets shopping Capela, Gordon Looking to clear the way for a sign-and-trade for Philadelphia 76ers All-Star Jimmy Butler, the Houston Rockets are shopping center Clint Capela, guard Eric Gordon and forward P.J. Tucker to cap-abund...
01:24, 06/27/2019

| Hamas fires rockets after Israel carries out strikes in Gaza Hamas, the group that governs the Gaza Strip, launched two rockets towards Israel on Thursday morning, local media reported, in response to Israeli rocket fire....
17:24, 05/03/2019

Israeli PM Vows More "Massive Strikes" In Response To Gaza Rockets Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Sunday he had ordered the military to launch further strikes on Gaza Strip terrorists in response to rocket fire from the territory, as an escalation......
14:12, 05/05/2019

Draymond Green predicts easy fix and turnaround for Warriors against Rockets Golden State has lost its rhythm and momentum against Houston, but Draymond Green doesn't think it will be a problem to turn things around back home.        ...
09:12, 05/07/2019

Rockets desperate to make Russell Westbrook trade work There are no shortage of obstacles to the Rockets getting Russell Westbrook in a three-team trade. The salary machinations — Westbrook makes $38.5 million this upcoming season, as does Chris Pau...
00:12, 07/12/2019

Warriors vs. Rockets: Why Golden State is a heavy favorite to advance Though there haven’t been any service breaks heading into Saturday night’s Game 3 of the “virtual” Western Conference championship series featuring the Golden State Warriors and Houston Rockets (ABC, ...
23:48, 05/04/2019

Rockets’ ‘long shot’ Russell Westbrook plan would take serious maneuvering The Rockets threw their hat in the ring for Jimmy Butler, and apparently they’re doing the same for Russell Westbrook, lack of salary cap viability be damned. According to ESPN, Houston is inter...
00:24, 07/09/2019

Gaza Militants Fire Nearly 100 Rockets and Israel Responds With Airstrikes Palestinian militants launched the rockets into southern Israel from Gaza on Saturday and one Palestinian was killed by Israeli fire, bringing the death toll since Friday to five....
13:00, 05/04/2019

Mars missions and rockets: Cornwall in deep-space revolution Scientists at a satellite earth station in Cornwall say they will be able to provide deep-space communication facilities for missions to Mars within the next five years. ...
10:24, 07/19/2019

Curry, short-handed Warriors knock out Rockets in Game 6 HOUSTON (AP) — Stephen Curry scored all 33 of his points in the second half and the Golden State Warriors overcame Kevin Durant’s absence to finish off Houston in six games, beating the Rockets ...
07:48, 05/11/2019

Houston Rockets' Chris Paul fined $35K for contact with referee Houston Rockets point guard Chris Paul was fined $35,000 for making contact with a referee in Game 1 against the Golden State Warriors, the NBA announced....
03:36, 04/30/2019

NBA roundup: Harden extends streak, Rockets stop Raptors "James Harden extended his streak of consecutive 30-point games to 22 but had\r\nplenty of help as the Houston Rockets claimed a 121-119, wire-to-wire victory\r\nover the visiting Toronto Raptors, who...
16:36, 05/01/2019

The Rockets lost more than a playoff series. Their title window has closed After a third straight playoff ouster at the hands of the Warriors, there’s nowhere left to go for Daryl Morey’s Houston experimentGolden State beat Houston, 118-113, in Friday night’s Game 6 of the W...
19:48, 05/11/2019

Stephen Curry dominates late as depleted Warriors KO Rockets HOUSTON — After Stephen Curry bounced back from the first scoreless first half of his playoff career to score 33 points in the last two quarters and help the Warriors eliminate the Rockets and advance...
18:36, 05/11/2019

Kevin Durant's Achilles Seems To Be Intact, But The Warriors Have To Beat The Rockets Without Him The good news for Warriors fans: An MRI this afternoon confirmed that Kevin Durant’s scary-looking non-contact injury Wednesday night was actually a right calf strain. The last time Durant strained hi...
00:12, 05/10/2019

Carmelo Anthony Says He Doesn't Understand Why The Rockets Didn't Want Him Anymore I can’t decide what’s weirder: the realization that Carmelo Anthony’s NBA career is likely all the way over, or remembering that Carmelo Anthony played in an NBA game as recently as this past season. ...
00:12, 08/03/2019

Mike D’Antoni halts contract extension talks with Rockets Rockets head coach Mike D’Antoni ended talks geared toward a new contract, ESPN and the Houston Chronicle reported Thursday. D’Antoni remains under contract for next season, which will be ...
08:48, 05/31/2019

Israeli aircraft strikes Syria after rockets fired at Golan The Israeli military said it struck Syrian artillery and aerial defense batteries in retaliation for Saturday's firing of two rockets at the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights....
16:24, 06/02/2019

On Pro Basketball: ‘This One Hurts.’ Rockets Despair After Warriors Eliminate Them From Playoffs The Rockets had a chance to finally vanquish the Warriors, playing without Durant and — for the first half, it seemed — Stephen Curry. But Golden State found a way....
15:12, 05/11/2019

Rockets give St. John’s star Shamorie Ponds an NBA opportunity Shamorie Ponds is getting his NBA shot. He just didn’t get a chance to hear his name called. The day after the Brooklyn native went undrafted, the former St. John’s star has agreed to play with the Ro...
20:36, 06/21/2019

Who needs Kevin Durant? Steph Curry, Warriors finish off Rockets SportsPulse: The demise of the Warriors dynasty is on hold. USA TODAY Sports' Josh Peter breaks down how even without Kevin Durant, they showed why they're still the team to beat in the NBA ...
10:36, 05/11/2019

Steph Curry comes up huge in second half as Warriors eliminate Rockets again After a scoreless first half, Steph Curry poured in 33 points in the second as the Warriors finished off the Rockets 118-113 in Game 6.        ...
10:36, 05/11/2019

Rockets GM Daryl Morey says Chris Paul never requested trade Houston Rockets general manager Daryl Morey refuted the idea that Rockets point guard Chris Paul requested a trade over his relationship with teammate James Harden....
20:00, 06/19/2019

NBA refs admit Warriors' Stephen Curry should have fouled out vs. Rockets The NBA announced three incorrect calls in the final minutes of the Golden State Warriors' win against the Houston Rockets, including one against Stephen Curry....
23:12, 04/29/2019

Warriors Dodge A Whole Hailstorm Of Bullets, Hold Off Rockets In Game 5 The Warriors found themselves in a real hairy spot Wednesday night, in the second half of Game 5 of their conference semifinal series against the Houston Rockets. The Rockets were surging even before ...
10:24, 05/09/2019

James Harden-Chris Paul tension is good for Rockets: GM The ongoing tension between Houston Rockets stars Chris Paul and James Harden is apparently of no concern to general manager Daryl Morey. While speaking in an interview with ESPN Radio’s Golic & Wingo...
01:12, 06/18/2019

Chris Paul can no longer co-exist with James Harden on Rockets The Chris Paul-James Harden saga has reached the ultimatum stage. The relationship between the two Rockets guards is “unsalvageable,” according to a report by Yahoo Sports. They reportedly went nearly...
07:36, 06/19/2019

SpaceX launches 60 little satellites, more to come SpaceX has launched 60 tiny satellites, the first of hundreds and even thousands that founder Elon Musk plans to put in orbit for global internet coverage. (May 24)       &#...
22:24, 05/24/2019

Chris Paul denies James Harden, Rockets drama in new twist Chris Paul and Houston general manager Daryl Morey are pushing back against the narrative that there is discord in Rockets land. Paul denied as much while commenting on an Instagram post that referenc...
07:36, 06/19/2019

Thunder trades Russell Westbrook to Rockets for Chris Paul, picks Oklahoma City, which traded away Paul George last week, now has a massive haul of draft picks with which to rebuild, while Houston takes another big swing at reaching the NBA Finals....
04:12, 07/12/2019

Rockets land near Iraqi base hosting U.S. personnel in Mosul: sources A rocket landed near an Iraqi military base hosting U.S. forces in the northern city of Mosul late on Tuesday, an Iraqi military statement said, the second such incident in two days....
02:12, 06/19/2019

Thunder trade Russell Westbrook to Rockets for Chris Paul in blockbuster In the latest blockbuster deal of the NBA offseason, Oklahoma City is sending Russell Westbrook to Houston for Chris Paul and two first-round picks.       ...
03:24, 07/12/2019

More than 600 rockets fired at Israel from Gaza in less than 24 hours, death toll rises The death toll continues to rise Sunday on both sides of the Israel-Gaza border in one of the most intense flare-ups of violence in the region in years, shattering a month-long lull in attacks....
21:24, 05/05/2019

Chris Paul, Clint Capela on trade block as Rockets trying to blow it up The Rockets may be ready to tear it all down and start, relatively, anew. According to ESPN.com, Rockets GM Daryl Morey has made all of his players and picks available in trade talks with the exceptio...
19:48, 05/29/2019

NBA report shows three incorrect late non-calls in Rockets-Warriors opener The NBA's Last Two Minute report displays there were three incorrect non-calls in the final 71 seconds of Sunday's game between the Golden State Warriors and Houston Rockets....
23:48, 04/29/2019

Carmelo Anthony was surprised the Rockets let him go, felt ‘like the game didn’t want me back’ In an interview with Stephen A. Smith on ESPN's "First Take," the 10-time all-star reflected on the doubts regarding his future after less than a month in Houston....
05:24, 08/03/2019

Israel strikes Gaza targets after more than 250 rockets fired by Palestinian militants More than 250 rockets have been fired into Israel by Palestinian militants, drawing dozens of retaliatory air strikes on targets across the Gaza Strip in a round of heavy fighting....
12:48, 05/05/2019

NBA playoffs: Rockets show signs of life to get back in series vs. Warriors SportsPulse: We have ourselves a series now. USA TODAY Sports' Martin Rogers breaks down the Rockets' win over the Warriors in Game 3 and what it means for the series.    ...
10:48, 05/05/2019

NBA playoffs: Curry misses wide-open layup before Rockets seal win Rockets reduce series deficit with Warriors to 2-1James Harden leads way for Houston with 41 pointsJames Harden made a big three-pointer in overtime and scored 41 points, and the Houston Rockets outla...
08:36, 05/05/2019

Listen: Breaking down officiating in Rockets-Warriors, examining every second-round series In the April 29 episode of The HoopsHype Podcast, host Alex Kennedy is joined by USA TODAY Sports NBA reporter Martin Rogers.        ...
21:00, 04/30/2019

Gaza's Homemade Rockets Still Test Israel's Sophisticated Defense System The impoverished Gaza Strip has long been under strict Israeli border controls, including tight restrictions on anything that might be considered "dual use" and potentially put toward the production.....
10:12, 05/07/2019

Houston Rockets GM asserts that James Harden is a better scorer than Michael Jordan Houston Rockets general manager Daryl Morey may have ruffled some feathers when he compared former MVP James Harden's and Hall of Famer Michael Jordan’s scoring ability....
18:48, 08/16/2019

Rockets’ James Harden calls for ‘fair chance’ after no foul on slide-under The Houston Rockets’ James Harden blamed his team’s Sunday night loss against the Golden State Warriors on uncalled fouls, which he suggested could lead to series-altering injuries....
14:00, 04/29/2019

James Harden comes through late to lead Rockets past Warriors in Game 3 James Harden makes the clutch plays when the Rockets needed them to hold off the Warriors 126-121 in overtime and cut their series deficit to 2-1.        ...
06:48, 05/05/2019

Rockets claim they were robbed in 2018's Game 7 after auditing NBA referees The Houston Rockets reportedly filed a memo to the league that claimed NBA officials "likely changed" last season's NBA champion.        ...
02:36, 04/30/2019

Rockets fan heckles Warriors’ Kevin Durant ‘New York Knicks!’ during Game 4 As if the Warriors’ series-tying loss against the Rockets on Monday wasn’t enough, a Rockets fan heckled Kevin Durant, shouting: “New York Knicks! New York Knicks!”...
11:24, 05/07/2019

Opinion: As Kevin Durant sits, Warriors need old Stephen Curry to appear against Rockets With Kevin Durant ruled out for the rest of the Western Conference semifinal series against Houston, Stephen Curry must regain his sharp-shooting form.        ...
03:36, 05/10/2019

SpaceX Is Seeking More Capital From Investors Elon Musk’s SpaceX is in the middle of another fundraising round, as it tries to ramp up various rocket and spacecraft projects. The company is looking to raise $314 million, which would value the com...
22:48, 06/27/2019

SpaceX wants to go New York to Shanghai in 40 minutes The race to make point-to-point space travel a viable transportation method is heating up as companies like Blue Origin and SpaceX continue to move toward developing passenger rockets. A plane ride fr...
14:48, 06/08/2019

SpaceX Is Launching 'Organs on a Chip' to the ISS Organs on a chip were created to expedite the process of drug discovery. Sending them to the International Space Station can speed things up even more....
14:24, 05/03/2019

SpaceX’s StarHopper nails its latest ‘hop’ SpaceX is spinning a lot of plates these days — from various contracts with NASA to agreements with many smaller clients to launch various satellites and spacecraft into Earth orbit — but ...
07:00, 07/27/2019

SpaceX is building another Starship in Florida After a poster on NASASpaceflight.com uploaded pictures of another Starship vehicle (f.k.a. BFR) under construction in Florida -- to go along with prototypes being built in Texas -- Elon Musk explaine...
06:12, 05/15/2019

SpaceX is still in control of all but three of its internet satellites How are SpaceX's Starlink internet satellites faring roughly a month after launch? Quite well, if you ask SpaceX. The company reported that it's in contact with 57 of the 60 initial broadb...
07:48, 06/30/2019

Warriors' Kevin Durant to miss rest of Rockets series with strained calf MRI exam confirms injury suffered during Wednesday’s Game 5Golden State had feared more series achilles tear in aftermathDurant leads all postseason scorers with 34.2 points per gameKevin Durant will ...
00:12, 05/10/2019

James Harden-Chris Paul fight quietly broke out after Rockets failure After the Rockets’ season ended with a 118-113 loss to the Warriors last week, Chris Paul and James Harden took an argument over ball distribution into the locker room. As reported by The Athlet...
21:24, 05/23/2019

Warriors beat Rockets for 3-2 NBA playoff series lead but suffer Durant injury Houston Rockets 99-104 Golden State WarriorsDurant to have MRI on Thursday to determine extent of injuryHouston one loss from elimination in best-of-seven seriesThe Golden State Warriors have won plen...
13:12, 05/09/2019

President Trump praises reusable rockets, omits Moon in space remarks Enlarge / President Donald Trump speaks to supporters at a rally in Manchester on August 15, 2019 in Manchester, New Hampshire. On Thursday evening, President Donald Trump spoke at a MAGA rally in ...
21:12, 08/16/2019

No ref controversy this time as Golden State Warriors beat Houston Rockets in Game 2 The referees weren't part of the narrative this time as the Warriors won a ferociously contested Game 2 over the Rockets.        ...
07:36, 05/01/2019

James Harden torches Golden State Warriors as Houston Rockets even series James Harden and the Houston Rockets escaped with a 112-108 win over the Golden State Warriors in Game 4 to even their NBA Western Conference semifinal series....
17:12, 05/07/2019

Turn up the heat: NBA ref Scott Foster part of crew for Warriors-Rockets Game 2 NBA referee Scott Foster, who has been lambasted by James Harden and the Houston Rockets for what they perceive as poor performance, will work Game 2.        ...
21:00, 04/30/2019

Opinion: Warriors-Rockets drama gives Eastern Conference teams hope for NBA Finals Reality dictates that an NBA champ coming from somewhere in the vicinity of the Atlantic Coast hinges on what happens between Golden State and Houston.        ...
02:36, 04/30/2019

Fireworks store blaze: Rockets explode as firefighters douse a spectacular fire Firefighters had to dodge exploding rockets to douse a spectacular fire that destroyed containers of fireworks stored for sale on the Fourth of July.        ...
10:12, 07/05/2019

NBA Playoffs: Rockets star James Harden requests 'fair chance' from refs James Harden requested a "fair chance" from referees, following the Houston Rockets' Game 1 Western Conference semifinals loss to the Golden State Warriors....
18:36, 04/29/2019

Warriors’ Kevin Durant exits Game 5 victory over Rockets with right calf strain The two-time Finals MVP was forced from action in the third quarter and will undergo an MRI exam Thursday, leaving his status for Friday's Game 6 up in the air....
10:00, 05/09/2019

As Rocketman rockets into theaters, Leto offers a more modest rock-musical biopic Elton John isn’t the only rock star getting the biopic treatment this weekend. Friday also brings a movie on another musical icon, albeit one largely unfamiliar to the American masses: Viktor Tsoi, fr...
03:48, 05/31/2019

Houston’s Austin Rivers trends on social media as Rockets dig 0-2 playoff hole Guard Austin Rivers returned to the Houston Rockets’ lineup on Tuesday night for Game 2 of the team’s NBA playoff series against the Golden State Warriors and quickly made an impact – at least on soci...
13:00, 05/01/2019

Watch: Russell Westbrook thanks fans at Oklahoma comedy show after trade to Rockets All-Star point guard Russell Westbrook thanked Oklahoma City Thunder fans at a comedy show he was hosting Thursday night after he learned he was being traded to the Houston Rockets....
17:00, 07/12/2019

NBA playoffs: Rockets outlast Warriors to level Western Conference semi-final Golden State Warriors 108-112 Houston RocketsMilwaukee Bucks take 3-1 series lead against Boston CelticsJames Harden scored 38 points and the Houston Rockets held on for a 112-108 win over the Golden ...
07:36, 05/07/2019

Rockets’ small lineup offers Warriors’ ‘Hamptons 5’ their toughest test yet in Game 4 win To give James Harden room to work, Houston uses an ultra-modern lineup of four guards — Harden, Chris Paul, Eric Gordon and Austin Rivers — plus forward P.J. Tucker at center....
14:00, 05/07/2019

Russell Westbrook traded to Rockets for Chris Paul, ending 11-year run with Thunder Eight-time All-Star will re-unite with James Harden in HoustonWestbrook has 138 triple-doubles, tied for second-most everRussell Westbrook and James Harden are together again, and Chris Paul is leavin...
08:36, 07/12/2019

Report: Tests reveal no cornea damage for Rockets star James Harden Houston Rockets guard James Harden had trouble with his vision after being poked in the eyes Tuesday, but tests revealed no cornea damage.        ...
14:12, 05/02/2019

SpaceX launches hefty rocket with 24 satellites CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — SpaceX has launched its heftiest rocket with 24 research satellites. The middle-of-the-night rideshare features a deep space atomic clock, solar sail, clean and green rocke...
11:00, 06/25/2019

SpaceX’s Starship prototype has taken flight for the first time At 10:45pm CT Thursday, Starhopper's single Raptor engine roared to life. [credit: Trevor Mahlmann for Ars Technica ] ...
08:24, 07/26/2019

SpaceX is inching closer to Starship’s big debut SpaceX has had an incredibly busy year thus far, with a steady series of rocket launches and new initiatives like Starlink in the very earliest stages, and all the while the Starship project looming o...
00:48, 07/09/2019

SpaceX is suing the government once again, but the reason is a secret In a motion filed with the Court of Federal Claims Friday, the company said the privacy was necessary because the suit contains “confidential and proprietary information and source selection informati...
20:00, 05/18/2019

SpaceX authorised to reduce number of satellites The FCC has allowed SpaceX to reduce its number of satellites for home broadband by 16 units, and to operate them at a lower orbit than first authorised....
11:24, 04/29/2019

Musk's SpaceX raised over $1 bln in six months -filings Billionaire entrepreneur Elon Musk's SpaceX has raised more than $1 billion in financing in the last six months as it aims to roll out an ambitious high-speed internet service by using a constellation...
02:00, 05/25/2019

NASA officially interested in SpaceX's big spacecraft NASA and SpaceX have completed an important first step in a process which could see Elon Musk's private space exploration company take astronauts back to the moon and to Mars....
13:48, 08/02/2019

SpaceX launches ashes of 152 people into orbit SpaceX has launched its Falcon Heavy rocket in one of its most challenging missions, and is carrying a variety of cargo from 24 satellites to human remains....
12:12, 06/25/2019

SpaceX finally knows why its Crew Dragon exploded NASA’s commercial crew program has seen more than its fair share of delays in recent years as both SpaceX and Boeing have had to push back their timelines due to a variety of issues. SpaceX&rsqu...
01:00, 07/17/2019

With a launch and a hop coming up, SpaceX has a big week ahead SpaceX has been assembling a Starship prototype in South Texas. This gallery highlights a recent static fire test. [credit: Trevor Mahlmann for Ars ...
22:00, 07/22/2019

SpaceX had a problem during a parachute test in April Enlarge / SpaceX performs its fourteenth overall parachute test supporting Crew Dragon development in the Mojave Desert in March 2018. (credit: NASA) SpaceX had a problem during a test of its Crew ...
05:24, 05/09/2019

SpaceX Satellites Pose New Headache For Astronomers It looked like a scene from a sci-fi blockbuster: an astronomer in the Netherlands captured footage of a train of brightly-lit SpaceX satellites ascending through the night sky this weekend, stunning....
09:00, 05/29/2019

SpaceX Says Its Internet Satellites Won't Become a Headache for Astronomers SpaceX said that the first 60 satellites in its "Starlink" constellation, which is intended to provide internet from space, will be less and less visible from Earth as they reach their final orbit....
10:36, 06/01/2019

SpaceX's internet satellites could be a problem for astronomers As helpful as SpaceX's Starlink satellites may be, they could be a pain for astronomers. The Harvard-Smithsonian Center's Jonathan McDowell and others have observed that the internet satell...
17:36, 05/28/2019

SpaceX is going to launch 60 satellites at once, and you can watch it live here SpaceX is continuing its busy year with another rocket launch, and this time it’s sending its own suite of communications satellites into Earth orbit that it hopes will facilitate the spread of ...
11:12, 05/16/2019

SpaceX Starman Roadster completes its first orbit around the Sun Starman and his Tesla Roadster are now regular denizens of space. According to data from Where is Roadster, the cosmic driver has completed his first orbit around the Sun, taking 557 days since the f...
23:00, 08/18/2019

| SpaceX satellites pose new headache for astronomers It looked like a scene from a sci-fi blockbuster: An astronomer in the Netherlands captured footage of a train of brightly-lit SpaceX satellites ascending through the night sky this weekend, stunning ...
00:24, 05/30/2019

SpaceX Postpones Its Launch of 60 Internet Satellites SpaceX postponed a planned Wednesday night blastoff of a Falcon 9 rocket carrying the first 60 satellites for his new Starlink internet service, citing excessive winds over the Florida launch site....
09:48, 05/16/2019

There’s something very odd about this story of a fire at a SpaceX facility in Florida A fire at a SpaceX prototyping facility on Monday did as much as $100,000 in damage, according to reports from local news sources and agencies quoting fire department estimates. The fire, which occurr...
06:48, 07/10/2019

SpaceX is just days away from its third Falcon Heavy launch SpaceX’s largest functional launch vehicle, the Falcon Heavy, has already taken to the skies twice over the past couple of years, and both launches were nearly perfect, save for some snafus duri...
22:36, 06/21/2019

SpaceX rocket blasts off from foggy California Three satellites for the Canadian Space Agency's Earth-monitoring Radarsat program were launched into orbit from California on Wednesday aboard a reused SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket. (June 12)  &...
22:36, 06/12/2019

Everything you need to know about SpaceX's Starlink plans for 'space internet' Last night, Elon Musk’s SpaceX made a huge commitment to the internet. Not in the form of one of the 'whoop whoop yeah!' style webcasts that always accompany its launches these days (...
11:00, 05/17/2019

SpaceX Is Banking on Satellite Internet. Maybe It Shouldn't The first satellites of Elon Musk's mega-constellation Starlink are heading to space, but the satellite internet project faces tough economics on Earth....
03:36, 05/16/2019

Most of SpaceX's Starlink internet satellites are already on track The first batch of 60 Starlink internet satellites has been orbiting Earth for about a week, and now SpaceX has released a status update on the mission. According to a spokesperson, "all 60 satellites...
08:48, 06/01/2019

SpaceX's Starship facility in California hit by blaze SpaceX's prototyping facility in Cocoa, California, was hit by a fire on Monday which damaged equipment and infrastructure, according to local reports....
12:36, 07/09/2019

SpaceX ready to take humans to the ISS after a successful dummy run The Crew Dragon capsule docked with the International Space Station on Sunday with a dummy on board, paving the way for human passengers to make the trip in July...
18:48, 04/28/2019

SpaceX is about to launch the ashes of 152 people into space SpaceX may be yet to launch any living human astronauts into space, but the remains of over 150 people are going to get the ride of their afterlives on Monday night thanks to the company’s Falco...
21:48, 06/24/2019

Power shortage on the ISS delays SpaceX supply run CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — A major power shortage at the International Space Station has delayed this week’s SpaceX supply run. SpaceX was supposed to launch a shipment Wednesday. But an old power-switchi...
13:12, 05/02/2019

Golden State Warriors' Kevin Durant ruled out for remainder of Houston Rockets series Golden State star forward Kevin Durant was ruled out for the remainder of the Warriors' Western Conference semifinals series against the Houston Rockets....
03:48, 05/10/2019

Houston Rockets GM shoots down rumor about Chris Paul, James Harden's fractured relationship Houston Rockets general manager Daryl Morey shot down rumors that the relationship between two of his star players was “unsalvageable” and that one of them was looking for a way out....
17:36, 06/19/2019

Harden lifts Rockets to OT win…Bruins, Sharks get 1-goal wins…DQ highlights Kentucky Derby HOUSTON (AP) — James Harden poured in 41 points and the Houston Rockets pulled within 2-1 in the NBA’s Western Conference semifinals by downing the Golden State Warriors, 126-121 in overtime. Er...
09:48, 05/05/2019

Steph Curry's botched dunk helps seal Warriors loss to Rockets Steph Curry missed a wide-open dunk late in OT that would have cut the Warriors' deficit to three. Houston then dribbled out the final 20 seconds.        ...
10:48, 05/05/2019

Watch: Golden State Warriors' Shaun Livingston nets ferocious dunk against Rockets Golden State Warriors guard Shaun Livingston ditched his trademark mid-range jumper and threw down a vicious dunk against the Houston Rockets in Game 6....
07:48, 05/11/2019

Kids clothing retailer Rockets of Awesome nabs former Walmart e-commerce exec for SVP role At Rockets of Awesome, Turner will be a senior vice president responsible for digital and marketing. He'll report to founder Rachel Blumenthal, who's been building the business beyond the cl...
21:12, 07/22/2019

Thunder trades Russell Westbrook to Rockets for Chris Paul and a host of first-round picks Oklahoma City, which traded away Paul George last week, now has a massive haul of draft picks with which to rebuild while Houston takes another big swing at the NBA Finals....
04:48, 07/12/2019

Opinion: Russell Westbrook-James Harden pairing probably won't work, but Rockets had no other choice but to try Houston clearly felt it hit a ceiling with a diminished Chris Paul, so there was no other choice but to try to pair Russell Westbrook and James Harden.       ...
06:48, 07/12/2019

Warriors' coach Steve Kerr says Kevin Durant out for rest of Rockets series MRI confirms the Golden State Warriors forward has a strained calf. He will not travel with the team to Houston for Friday's playoff game.        ...
03:36, 05/10/2019

SpaceX launches three radar satellites for Canadian government SpaceX on Wednesday morning launched three next-generation radar satellites for the Canadian government from California’s Vandenberg Air Force Base. A two-stage Falcon 9 rocket launched the Radarsat C...
18:12, 06/12/2019

Elon Musk, SpaceX or a superpower: Who'll win the new space race? Nations from the US to China and companies such as Elon Musk’s SpaceX are vying to leave Earth again. But why – and are we ready for a second space age?...
13:12, 05/17/2019

SpaceX postpones Starlink satellite launch again, for 'about a week' A SpaceX launch already scrubbed once due to inclement weather was postponed again nearly 24 hours later on Thursday, this time for "about a week," in order to update satellite software and "triple-ch...
03:36, 05/17/2019

SpaceX Dragon Safely Reaches ISS After Weekend Launch (CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla.) — A SpaceX shipment arrived at the International Space Station on Monday with a “cosmic catch” by a pair of Canadians. The Dragon capsule delivered 5,500 pound...
22:48, 05/06/2019

SpaceX plans to A/B test its Starship rocketship builds Enlarge / The Starship test vehicle, currently under assembly in South Texas, may look similar to this illustration when finished. (credit: Elon Musk/Twitter) On Tuesday, photos began to emerge onl...
04:12, 05/16/2019

Elon Musk's SpaceX or a superpower: Who'll win the new space race? Nations from the US to China and companies such as Elon Musk’s SpaceX are vying to leave Earth again. But why – and are we ready for a second space age?...
15:00, 05/17/2019

How to Watch SpaceX’s Falcon Heavy Launch Monday On Monday evening SpaceX will attempt the Falcon Heavy’s “most difficult launch ever,” its first nighttime launch for the vessel which will be ferrying multiple satellites into orbit....
05:00, 06/24/2019

SpaceX was forced to delay its Starlink mission yet again, but for a different reason Stop me if you’ve heard this one before: SpaceX was planning on launching a suite of 60 communications satellites last night but it was forced to scrub the mission and push it to a later date. T...
23:00, 05/17/2019

SpaceX's Starlink satellites: 7 questions for Elon Musk Starlink is the epitome of a megaconstellation: It aims to provide global internet with a constellation of 12,000 satellites. Its nearest competitor, OneWeb, aims to launch just 600. But what does any...
17:48, 05/16/2019

SpaceX explains how its internet satellites will survive in orbit Earlier this week Elon Musk gave us a sneak peek at Space X's Starlink internet satellites before they're propelled into orbit. We can already see that it's a bit of a squeeze for the 6...
15:48, 05/15/2019

The Obsessive, Tumultuous Lives of SpaceX Rocket Chasers In 2017 Ryan Chylinski quit his job and hit the road in a camper to photograph rockets. A full-time rocket chaser, he's helping dig up details on how SpaceX really works....
16:00, 05/10/2019

SpaceX Launched a Massive Rocket With 24 Satellites On Board CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — SpaceX launched its heftiest rocket with 24 research satellites Tuesday, a middle-of-the-night rideshare featuring a deep space atomic clock, solar sail, a clean and green...
17:24, 06/25/2019

SpaceX’s recent parachute tests came up short of expectations NASA is desperate for its own transportation solution to send astronauts to and from the International Space Station. It’s paid both SpaceX and Boeing huge sums of money to figure it out, and wh...
06:36, 05/11/2019

SpaceX lifts 24 satellites into orbit after 'most difficult launch' A SpaceX Falcon Heavy rocket blasted off from Kennedy Space Center in Florida on Tuesday, putting 24 experimental satellites into orbit after what Elon Musk's rocket company called one of its "most di...
02:12, 06/26/2019

With SpaceX scrub, NASA again demonstrates commitment to innovation A Falcon 9 launch, stage separation, and booster landing on Saturday morning in one long exposure. [credit: SpaceX ] ...
17:36, 05/07/2019

SpaceX Starlink launch reset for Thursday night SpaceX will try to launch its first 60 Starlink satellites from Florida again Thursday night, with weather favorable but still presenting a risk of strong upper-level winds that caused a postponement ...
01:00, 05/17/2019

SpaceX finally caught one of its rocket’s nose cones SpaceX has never been shy about its failures. It’s famously poked fun at itself over its near-misses and setbacks over the years, and it’s typically very transparent whenever it comes up s...
07:36, 06/26/2019

SpaceX is about to launch a sail propelled through space by sunshine The Planetary Society’s LightSail-2 satellite, which uses sails to harness the energy of sunlight, is planned to launch 24 June aboard a SpaceX Falcon Heavy rocket...
18:36, 06/20/2019

SpaceX will launch Bill Nye's science experiment into orbit A SpaceX Falcon Heavy rocket, the most powerful launch vehicle in the world, is standing on a pad in Florida ready to make the "most difficult launch" the rocket company has ever attempted, according ...
22:48, 06/24/2019

SpaceX overcomes delays to launch resupply mission After a series of delays SpaceX has launched a resupply mission for NASA to the International Space Station (ISS) carrying almost 2.5 tonnes of equipment....
20:36, 05/04/2019

SpaceX launches Falcon Heavy rocket with 24 satellites SpaceX launched its Falcon Heavy rocket on Tuesday from Kennedy Space Center in Florida, carrying 24 experimental satellites in what Elon Musk's rocket company called one of the most difficult launche...
09:00, 06/25/2019

SpaceX scrubs third Dragon flight due to weather, will try again Thursday Enlarge (credit: SpaceX) 6:30pm ET Wednesday Update: SpaceX took the countdown down to T-30 seconds, but at that time the company had to scrub the launch of its Falcon 9 rocket due to poor weather c...
00:48, 07/25/2019

The Morning After: SpaceX is launching 60 Starlink internet satellites Hey, good morning! You look fabulous. Good morning! Black Mirror is returning for its fifth season, and there are trailers to watch. Meanwhile, we're raving about the FujiFilm X-T30 camera, and ...
12:48, 05/16/2019

SpaceX reveals more Starlink info after launch of first 60 satellites Last night’s successful Starlink launch was a big one for SpaceX — its heaviest payload ever, weighed down by 60 communications satellites that will eventually be part of a single constellation ...
21:12, 05/24/2019

SpaceX says its Crew Dragon capsule was destroyed during test A SpaceX official confirmed Thursday during a press briefing that one of the company's Crew Dragon capsules meant for crewed spaceflight was destroyed, according to CNBC. The update from the comp...
22:36, 05/02/2019

SpaceX launches first satellites for Starlink internet venture SpaceX, the private rocket company of Elon Musk, launched the first batch of satellites into orbit on Thursday for Musk’s new Starlink internet service.Read More...
19:36, 05/24/2019

SpaceX enters smallsat launch market with a very low price Enlarge / A Falcon 9 rocket launches a GPS III satellite for the Air Force in December 2018. (credit: SpaceX) On Monday, SpaceX announced a new, low-cost program to launch small satellites into a Su...
08:48, 08/06/2019

UFO 'sightings' explode as SpaceX Starlink 'train' appears Astronomer and author Marco Langbroek managed to capture an incredible image of Musk's SpaceX Starlink satellites after they were shortly deployed, showcasing them in a "train-like" formation....
17:12, 05/28/2019

SpaceX Said to Be Eyeing Florida for Mars Rocket Launch Elon Musk's SpaceX is expanding its facilities in Florida to make room for the space company's forthcoming super heavy-lift launch vehicle dubbed Starship, according to a draft of the plans seen by......
19:24, 08/03/2019

Musk's SpaceX raised over $1 billion in six months: filings Billionaire entrepreneur Elon Musk's SpaceX has raised more than $1 billion in financing in the last six months as it aims to roll out an ambitious high-speed internet service by using a constellation...
00:36, 05/25/2019

SpaceX beginning to tackle some of the big challenges for a Mars journey Enlarge / A rendering of what a Super Heavy Starship launch would look like. (credit: SpaceX) Earlier this month, the principal Mars "development engineer" for SpaceX, Paul Wooster, provided an upda...
15:36, 06/03/2019

SpaceX returns its Falcon 9 to the pad for another Starlink launch attempt A Falcon 9 rocket is on the pad for Thursday night's launch attempt. [credit: SpaceX ] Af...
02:36, 05/24/2019

SpaceX’s Starhopper Makes Its First Free-Flying Leap SpaceX has completed its first untethered leap of Starhopper—a prototype for its planned Starship vehicle. The brief but important test now sets the stage for more ambitious jumps.Read more......
01:36, 07/27/2019

SpaceX’s shiny new spaceship prototype has flown for the first time The Starhopper, SpaceX’s prototype for its interplanetary spacecraft Starship, made its first flight without a leash tying it to the ground on 25 July...
18:48, 07/26/2019

SpaceX is sending some Nickelodeon slime to space, where it belongs For decades, Nickelodeon’s slime has tormented Hollywood’s most affable A-list stars. Not a year goes by that the likes of Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson, DJ Khaled, or Chris Pratt do not suffer under the ...
22:48, 07/24/2019

NASA awards SpaceX $50 million contract for new mission In an announcement on the agency’s website, NASA reveals that it has awarded SpaceX a $50.3 million launch contract for its X-Ray Polarimetry Explorer (IXPE) mission....
22:24, 07/09/2019

SpaceX's Starhopper test aborted seconds after starting On the evening of July 24th, SpaceX was supposed to conduct the Starhopper's -- its Starship prototype vehicle made for very short flights or "hops"-- biggest and first untethered test. The compa...
16:24, 07/25/2019

Students set new hyperloop speed record at SpaceX competition Technical University of Munich students just reached massive speeds, breaking their own record at the annual SpaceX Hyperloop Pod Competition.     &#...
01:24, 07/24/2019

Musk Says SpaceX's Starship Can Land on the Moon by 2021 Uncrewed SpaceX Starship could land on the Moon by 2021, following which, a manned Moon mission could be a quick possibility, SpaceX founder Elon Musk has said....
15:24, 07/19/2019

FCC clears SpaceX to fly internet satellites in lower orbit SpaceX is one step closer to fulfilling its plans of launching a host of internet satellites. The FCC has approved its revised plan that would fly over 1,500 of its Starlink satellites at a lower orb...
20:36, 04/28/2019

SpaceX’s bright Starlink satellites are upsetting astronomers SpaceX launched 60 internet satellites last week and their bright appearance has caused concern amongst astronomers, who say plans for 12,000 of them could ruin the night sky...
21:00, 05/28/2019

SpaceX is about to launch a dummy astronaut called Ripley to the ISS SpaceX plans an uncrewed test flight of the Dragon spacecraft on 2 March, which will carry cargo and an astronaut dummy to the International Space Station...
18:48, 04/28/2019

The mysterious SpaceX Crew Dragon explosion is still being investigated SpaceX has been on a real hot streak as of late, with many successful missions and firsts, like the successful docking of its Crew Dragon capsule to the International Space Station. A small speed bump...
16:24, 05/29/2019

Titanium fire caused capsule explosion - SpaceX SpaceX and NASA believe a titanium fire was the reason a launchpad test of its Crew Dragon vehicle - intended to one day fly astronauts to the International Space Station - ended in flames....
11:00, 07/16/2019

First private mission to the moon is launched on SpaceX rocket The moon has only ever been visited by government superpowers, but a small Israeli non-profit called SpaceIL is about to change that with its lunar lander...
18:48, 04/28/2019

SpaceX Internet Satellites Pose New Headache for Astronomers The 60 broadband-beaming satellites could one day grow to as many as 12,000, and threaten our view of the cosmos and deal a blow to scientific discovery....
14:24, 05/29/2019

SpaceX successfully launches 60 of its Starlink internet satellites After a few delays, SpaceX finally launched the first 60 satellites under its ambitious Starlink project today. The company’s rocket Falcon 9 lifted off at the scheduled time of 2230 ET. These satelli...
11:00, 05/24/2019

SpaceX Recovered Its First Rocket Fairing. Let’s Crunch the Numbers! SpaceX recovered its first fairing last week after a Falcon Heavy launch. Here's how to estimate the challenge faced by *Ms. Tree*, the retrieval boat....
01:00, 07/03/2019

Watch SpaceX catch its rocket fairing in a massive net After a number of delays due to hardware issues as well as bad weather, SpaceX finally managed to send the AMOS-17 communications satellite into Earth orbit last night. The mission went well, with the...
03:36, 08/08/2019

SpaceX satellites could blight the night sky, warn astronomers Elon Musk’s Starlink internet satellites ‘have no public consensus and may impair view of the cosmos’Mega constellations of human-made satellites could soon blight the view of the night sky, astronome...
22:12, 05/28/2019

SpaceX’s Starhopper will undergo hover test next week Next week will see the latest test of SpaceX's Starhopper spacecraft, the test vehicle for the Starship project which aims to create a resuable long-duration spacecraft for carrying passengers an...
17:24, 07/12/2019

Houston Rockets' James Harden gets whistled on social media for ‘grandma quilt’ pregame outfit Houston Rockets guard James Harden’s loss to the Golden State Warriors during Sunday night’s Game 1 Western Conference semifinal may have begun off the court, when the player showed up wearing an outf...
00:12, 04/30/2019

Watch: Stephen Curry scores 23 in fourth quarter as Golden State Warriors eliminate Rockets Golden State guard Stephen Curry exploded for 33 points in the second half, including 23 points in the fourth quarter, of the Warriors' win in Game 6 over the Houston Rockets....
07:48, 05/11/2019

SpaceX’s Dragon returns to Earth after dropping off 5,500 pounds of supplies SpaceX just wrapped up yet another successfully resupply mission for NASA, dropping off a whopping 5,500 pounds of supplies for the scientists aboard the International Space Station and then returning...
22:36, 06/04/2019

A Leaky Component Caused the SpaceX Crew Dragon Explosion The company still hopes to send two astronauts to the International Space Station this year but says the goal will be “increasingly difficult” to reach....
02:36, 07/16/2019

SpaceX astronaut mission looking 'increasingly difficult' in 2019: executive As Elon Musk's SpaceX closes in on the possible cause of a fiery explosion in April that destroyed one of its astronaut capsules, a company executive said on Monday its plan to launch humans into spac...
03:24, 07/16/2019

SpaceX broadband testing to ramp up with launch of dozens of satellites Enlarge / A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket in the hangar after a flight in April 2017. (credit: SpaceX) SpaceX will launch dozens of demonstration broadband satellites next week as it ramps up testing for i...
19:48, 05/09/2019

Watch SpaceX attempt a 'most challenging' Falcon Heavy launch at 2:30 AM ET Last year SpaceX launched its massive Falcon Heavy rocket for the first time, but the company describes tonight's STP-2 mission as one of the "most challenging" launches in its history. It's...
06:24, 06/25/2019

SpaceX astronaut mission looking ‘increasingly difficult’ in 2019: executive As Elon Musk’s SpaceX closes in on the possible cause of a fiery explosion in April that destroyed one of its astronaut capsules, a company executive said on Monday its plan to launch humans into spac...
20:00, 07/16/2019

SpaceX launches first batch of 60 internet satellites in landmark mission SpaceX just vaulted a rocket full of 60 satellites into the sky. Now for the moment of truth: The company will try to deploy the entire batch of satellites safely into orbit....
16:00, 05/24/2019

Falcon Heavy rocket set to attempt SpaceX’s “most difficult launch ever” The Falcon Heavy rocket was moved to the launch pad early on Monday. [credit: SpaceX ] Spa...
18:00, 06/24/2019

UPDATE 4-SpaceX lifts 24 satellites into orbit after 'most difficult launch' A SpaceX Falcon Heavy rocket blasted off from Kennedy Space Center in Florida on Tuesday, putting 24 experimental satellites into orbit after what Elon Musk's rocket company called one of its "most di...
23:36, 06/25/2019

NASA Technology Missions Launch on SpaceX Falcon Heavy NASA technology demonstrations, which one day could help the agency get astronauts to Mars, and science missions, which will look at the space environment around Earth and how it affects us, have laun...
17:24, 06/25/2019

SpaceX Heavy rocket booster explodes after missing platform SpaceX launched its Falcon Heavy rocket carrying 24 satellites early Tuesday in Florida – but while the two side boosters landed safely back at Cape Canaveral, the new core booster missed a floating p...
16:48, 06/25/2019

UPDATE 3-SpaceX launches Falcon Heavy rocket with 24 satellites SpaceX launched its Falcon Heavy rocket on Tuesday from Kennedy Space Center in Florida, carrying 24 experimental satellites in what Elon Musk's rocket company called one of the most difficult launche...
10:48, 06/25/2019

SpaceX Falcon Heavy launches 24 satellites in government mission SpaceX's third-ever Falcon Heavy rocket launched early Tuesday from Florida, carrying 24 satellites in a complex government mission from Kennedy Space Center....
09:48, 06/25/2019

Watch SpaceX launch its Falcon Heavy rocket live right here After a stellar start to 2019, SpaceX’s string of good fortune came to a halt when its Crew Dragon capsule exploded during a recent static fire test. The investigation into what caused the &ldqu...
07:48, 06/25/2019

UPDATE 2-SpaceX launches Falcon Heavy rocket with 24 satellites SpaceX launched its Falcon Heavy rocket on Tuesday from Kennedy Space Center in Florida, carrying 24 experimental satellites in what Elon Musk's rocket company called one of the most difficult launche...
10:24, 06/25/2019

Elon Musk's SpaceX Is Suing US Government Again. Reason Is A Secret Elon Musk's SpaceX is suing the federal government again. But this time, it wants its protest of a government contract to stay under seal, meaning its allegations would not become public....
20:24, 05/18/2019

SpaceX Says a Faulty Valve Triggered Crew Dragon Explosion Investigators looking into the cause of the SpaceX Crew Dragon explosion back in April are now blaming a faulty valve for the anomaly, which allowed leaking fuel to come into contact with titanium. Of...
21:36, 07/16/2019

| SpaceX launches satellites for space-based broadband network Elon Musk’s Space Exploration Technologies Corp. launched 60 Starlink satellites late Thursday, a key step in Musk’s vision of creating a space-based network to provide broadband service around the wo...
17:36, 05/25/2019

SpaceX can beat NASA and land on moon 'within two years', says Musk Elon Musk, the billionaire founder of SpaceX, has claimed it would be easier for his company to land on the moon than try to convince NASA that the company is up to the task....
18:24, 07/19/2019

SpaceX is going to deliver Nickelodeon slime to the International Space Station The International Space Station is home to a half dozen scientists for the majority of the year, and those brave space travelers carry out all kinds of experiments and studies for NASA and other scien...
23:48, 07/24/2019

SpaceX Falcon Heavy's third launch set for Monday night in Florida A SpaceX Falcon Heavy rocket is set to launch Monday night from Florida, carrying 24 government satellites and kicking off a busy summer of space activity....
10:24, 06/21/2019

SpaceX launched an expendable mission Tuesday, but caught the fairing Enlarge / That's a dirty Falcon 9 first stage rocket on the pad for the Amos-17 launch. (credit: SpaceX) 8:30pm ET Update: After a short weather delay, a Falcon 9 rocket launched on Tuesday evening ...
04:48, 08/07/2019

SpaceX scrubs second attempt to launch 60 Starlink satellites [Updated] Enlarge / The begrimed Falcon 9 booster is back at the launch pad with its Starlink satellite payload. (credit: SpaceX) 9pm ET Update: Another day, another scrub for SpaceX and its mission to launch...
07:24, 05/17/2019

Watch SpaceX catch a piece of its rocket as it falls from space Yesterday, SpaceX successfully launched a Falcon 9 rocket from Cape Canaveral. This was the third flight for this particular Falcon 9, and its mission was to carry the AMOS-17 satellite for Spacecom. ...
20:48, 08/07/2019

Watch SpaceX try to launch 60 satellites tonight after yesterday’s scrub SpaceX originally planned on launching its Starlink mission on Wednesday night, reserving a solid 1.5-hour launch window for its Falcon 9 to take off, and eventually deploy a whopping 60 tiny satellit...
03:24, 05/17/2019

SpaceX escape engines were test fired before mishap: panel A NASA safety panel said on Thursday that Saturday's accident on a SpaceX astronaut capsule happened after eight engines were test fired, but offered scant details on what caused the mishap or the ext...
19:36, 04/28/2019

See NASA astronauts test out SpaceX's sleek new spacesuits NASA astronauts tested out SpaceX’s spacesuits as part of a training event in preparation for the highly-anticipated Crew Dragon's launch to the ISS next year.     ...
00:48, 08/13/2019

SpaceX satellite launch raises questions: Who owns the sky? Everyone or the wealthy few? Satellites will soon outnumber stars visible to the naked eye, and they'll have ads. We must balance research, commerce, opportunity and preservation.       ...
14:48, 06/19/2019

SpaceX to launch first satellites for Musk's Starlink internet service Elon Musk's SpaceX was due to launch 60 small satellites into low-Earth orbit on Wednesday, part of his rocket company's plan to sell Internet service beamed from space to fund his grander interplanet...
00:48, 05/16/2019

SpaceX’s Falcon Heavy rocket has flown its first commercial flight The Falcon Heavy rocket’s maiden flight was last February, but now it has launched a satellite for a paying customer for the first time, which is a big step for SpaceX...
18:36, 04/28/2019

SpaceX to launch 60 Internet satellites and deploy them like a deck of cards Enlarge / The Falcon 9 rocket, on the launchpad, with its Starlink cargo tucked into the payload fairing. (credit: SpaceX) If the weather and Falcon 9 rocket cooperate, the first batch of SpaceX's I...
04:12, 05/16/2019

Watch SpaceX launch a Falcon 9 loaded with internet satellites at 11 PM ET SpaceX already revealed more about how its Starlink internet-providing satellites will work, and now it has to put the first 60 in space. According to Elon Musk, this is the heaviest payload ever for ...
04:36, 05/16/2019

SpaceX, Boeing Continue to Struggle With Manned Spacecraft Designs Getting astronauts to the International Space Station was supposed to become routine, so much so that NASA was confident enough to hire a pair of contractors....
12:48, 06/21/2019

NASA could see more delays for SpaceX and Boeing private space flights When NASA awarded Boeing and SpaceX contracts to develop vehicles that can take astronauts to the ISS, it was hoping they'll be done by 2017. Unfortunately, both companies grappled with technical...
16:00, 06/21/2019

Watch SpaceX launch a twice-used Dragon capsule at 6:24PM ET (updated) Want to know just how routine spaceflight has become? Just look at SpaceX's latest mission. The company is livestreaming the launch of its CRS-18 resupply mission for the ISS with an expected lif...
01:24, 07/25/2019

SpaceX forced to delay ISS resupply mission due to stormy weather SpaceX has successfully performed many resupply missions for the crew of the International Space Station, sending vital supplies to the orbiting laboratory using its Falcon 9 rocket and Dragon cargo s...
21:36, 07/25/2019

SpaceX is launching slime into space to get kids interested in science In a partnership with Nickelodeon, SpaceX is sending a green slime to the International Space Station, where it plans to “slime a couple of astronauts” in hopes to get more kids interested in science....
04:25, 07/26/2019

SpaceX's Starhopper test vehicle successfully makes its first bounce After completing zero of two launch attempts on Wednesday, SpaceX went two for two on Thursday. Its Dragon spacecraft is making a third trip to the ISS, while its Starhopper test vehicle took a tiny j...
08:00, 07/26/2019

SpaceX, Lockheed, Blue Origin, others get new NASA moon contracts NASA handed out new contracts to 10 companies, including SpaceX and Blue Origin, to help send people back to the moon by 2024 -- and to Mars afterward....
08:12, 07/31/2019

NASA agrees to work with SpaceX on orbital refueling technology Enlarge / NASA concept for an in-space propellant depot. (credit: NASA) On Tuesday afternoon, NASA announced 19 new partnerships with 10 US companies to help bring more cutting-edge technologies clo...
15:24, 07/31/2019

NASA just hired SpaceX to figure out how to refuel ships in space Traveling to the Moon is hard, and sending crewed spacecraft to other planets will be even harder. One of the major challenges in deep space travel is the question of power, since, at present, spacecr...
23:48, 07/31/2019

SpaceX's Starlink Satellites Are Forming an Impressive Conga Line Across the Sky SpaceX is throwing a party in the sky, and everyone’s invited. Well, everyone with a telescope and a clear night sky in the path of the company’s 60 Starlink satellites....
22:24, 05/27/2019

SpaceX Satellites, For Giving Internet From Space, To Grow Harder To See SpaceX said Friday that the first 60 satellites in its "Starlink" constellation, which is intended to provide internet from space, will be less and less visible from Earth as they reach their final......
05:48, 06/01/2019