See the Evolution of SpaceX Rockets in Pictures

By Aazam

.The first rocket made by SpaceX was the Falcon 1. It flew from 2006 to 2009 and was designed to be able to deliver 670 kg to low Earth orbit

Omelek Island, a portion of the Kwajalein Atoll in the Pacific Ocean, saw the launch of Falcon 1 rockets

On September 29, 2008, Falcon 1 launched a mock payload into space following three launch failures

Many companies looking for a heavier-lift rocket rapidly expressed interest in SpaceX

SpaceX has been interested in recycling the Falcon 9's first stage to reduce launch costs since the beginning of the rocket's career

When the business submitted a proposal for NASA's Commercial Orbital Transportation Services demonstration programme in March 2006, it made Dragon publicly available

Dragon made it to the station safely on May 25 of that year, despite experiencing some problems with a laser system that was supposed to judge the craft's distance to the orbiting comple

Grasshopper was a 100-foot-tall rocket prototype flown at SpaceX's McGregor, Texas, proving grounds to give the company more experience in landing boosters vertically

SpaceX announced the Falcon 9 Reusable Development Vehicle in 2012, which was based on the first stage of the Falcon 9

The company built the pad on land leased from the U.S. Air Force on Cape Canaveral Air Force Station

SpaceX's first successful Falcon 9 landing in Landing Zone 1, on Dec. 21, 2015, was hailed as a milestone for rocket reusability

SpaceX's Falcon Heavy rocket, a heavy-lift version of the Falcon series, made its successful debut flight on Feb. 6, 2018, launching from NASA's Pad 39A at the Kennedy Space Center in Florida

In 2019, SpaceX launched Starhopper, a prototype for its Starship, in a series of test hops at the company's launch site in Boca Chica, Texas

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