Photo of the Atlas V rocket carrying the Starliner crew

Boeing Capsule Goes Off Course, Won’t Dock at Space Station

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — Boeing's new Starliner capsule went off course Friday during its first test flight, spoiling a crucial dress rehearsal for launching astronauts next year. The capsule will stay in orbit for a few days but won't dock with the Internati...
Photo of a cloud of smoke over the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, seen from Cocoa Beach, Fla.

SpaceX Suffers Serious Setback With Crew Capsule Accident

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — SpaceX has suffered a serious setback in its effort to launch NASA astronauts into orbit this year, with the fiery loss of its first crew capsule. Over the weekend, the Dragon crew capsule that flew to the International Space Station ...