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SpaceX, the aerospace firm founded by Elon Musk in 2002, is hurtling forward with innovative technologies that bring down the cost of space flight as a way to finance Musk's ultimate goal of getting humans to Mars within his lifetime. Inverse covers the ups and downs of SpaceX in its mission to give our readers the latest news, analysis, and context around the new space race. Below are the latest SpaceX stories from Inverse.

Innovation
SpaceX's spacesuits will revolutionize space travel
JoAnna Wendel
They're snappy, they're custom-fitted, and they will protect our astronauts.
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SpaceX Starship: incredible video shows prototype soaring in first flight
Mike Brown
The SpaceX Starship is designed to send humans to Mars and beyond, and it's now taken a step closer to full flight.
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Musk Reads: SpaceX Crew Dragon returns
Mike Brown
Crew Dragon makes its way home and Starship completes a test fire. Could Crew Dragon land on ground?
Welcome back to Earth
Decades before SpaceX, these splashdowns made waves
JoAnna Wendel
SpaceX's Dragon Endeavor crew capsule ocean landing was the first in 45 years. Here are photos from those past landings.
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Amazon Kuiper: what you need to know about Starlink's latest competition
David Grossman
Amazon is getting into the space-based Internet gold rush. It's got a late start.
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SpaceX Crew Dragon: stunning photos show capsule's historic landing
Mike Brown
SpaceX's human-carrying capsule, the Crew Dragon, has successfully returned to Earth.
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Elon Musk's 5 biggest competitors
JoAnna Wendel
SpaceX isn't the only aerospace company with its gaze set on privatizing space.
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SpaceX Crew Dragon: incredible video details the advanced astronaut suit
Mike Brown
SpaceX's new video shows how the company is advancing spacesuit technology, with a focus on the future of space travel.
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Musk Reads: Crew Dragon set to return
Mike Brown
Starship misses a test and SpaceX could be worth $44 billion. Why won't Starlink's website accept some addresses?
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SpaceX Starlink beta test: coverage area, pricing, how to sign up and more
Mike Brown
SpaceX is set to launch a beta version of its Starlink internet connectivity constellation.
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Musk Reads: SpaceX Starlink beta test details emerge
Mike Brown
Starlink starts taking addresses and Crew Dragon prepares to return home. The Boring Company on Mars?
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SpaceX Starlink: futuristic images reveal the terminal to get connected
Mike Brown
The internet connectivity constellation is taking shape, and it's going to use a pizza-like dish to get connected.
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SpaceX’s grand ambitions for space are hitting a key stumbling block
Mike Brown
The space-faring firm wants to make space travel more accessible, but it will have to overcome some key issues first.
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Musk Reads: SpaceX Crew Dragon speeds ahead
Mike Brown
Starship gets visualized and Hyperloop gets a boost. What do we do about Mars-based bacteria?
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SpaceX Mars city: incredible fan video shows Starship returning to Earth
Mike Brown
SpaceX's giant stainless steel construction is set to take on a major challenge.
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SpaceX Crew Dragon: NASA images show biggest launch yet is almost here
Mike Brown
SpaceX and NASA have been working together to develop a means to transport humans to and from the International Space Station.
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SpaceX Crew Dragon: NASA's focus on the newcomer had unexpected results
Mike Brown
SpaceX, a relative newcomer to the space industry, may have led NASA to focus its scrutiny on the Crew Dragon project.
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SpaceX Falcon 9: stunning images give razor-sharp view of droneship landing
Mike Brown
The Falcon 9, SpaceX's most commonly-used rocket, has completed another successful droneship landing.
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Astrobotic: Could a small Pittsburgh company actually win the moon race?
David Grossman
“We’re all dreamers, big kids doing what we love to do.”