The bio-derived fuel was created using a renewable ingredient commonly found on farms.
With so much of the planet's population stuck at home for large parts of the year, 2020 has at least been a good one for looking up at the sky and taking in the wonders of the cosmos.
Wednesday's 6 1/2-minute test flight was the most ambitious to date. It didn't end as planned, however.
An unmanned test flight for SpaceX’s Starship, a rocketship Elon Musk hopes will carry people to Mars, ended in a spectacular explosion upon touchdown on Wednesday night.
The Dragon capsule pulled up and docked late Monday night, following a 27-hour, completely automated flight from NASA's Kennedy Space Center.
The massive booster is carrying a Saudi telecommunications satellite into orbit.
Aurora Borealis and SpeceX light up night skies
The first flights to the International Space Station from the U.S. are due to take off in 2019 using commercially-funded craft built by SpaceX and Boeing
An updated version of the SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket, tailored for eventual crewed missions for NASA, made its debut launch on Friday from Florida's Cape Canaveral carrying a communications satellite for Bangladesh into orbit.
Elon Musk is over the moon, and his Tesla is on course for the sun, after the Falcon Heavy became the world's most powerful rocket.