Grasshopper

08.14.14
Rocket recycling: watch SpaceX's Falcon 9 fly back to Earth
08.14.14

Rocket recycling: watch SpaceX's Falcon 9 fly back to Earth

Back in mid-July, one of SpaceX's two-stage Falcon 9 rockets blasted off from Cape Canaveral to de...

By C. Velazco,   08.14.14
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07.06.13
SpaceX shows off new nav gear with latest Grasshopper rocket launch-and-landing (video)
07.06.13

SpaceX shows off new nav gear with latest Grasshopper rocket launch-and-landing (video)

We've been watching as the SpaceX Grasshopper's leap has grown higher and higher with each success...

By T. Seppala,   07.06.13
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05.07.13
SpaceX inks lease with Spaceport America, will push reusable rocket higher
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SpaceX inks lease with Spaceport America, will push reusable rocket higher

Sir Richard Branson and his Virgin Galactic crew will soon have a new neighbor at Spaceport America,...

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04.23.13
SpaceX's Grasshopper VTOL rocket triples its previous best with 840-foot hop (video)
04.23.13

SpaceX's Grasshopper VTOL rocket triples its previous best with 840-foot hop (video)

If it were in Aesop's fable, SpaceX's Grasshopper would probably be the ant instead, as the reusab...

By S. Dent,   04.23.13
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01.14.13
Watch SpaceX's Grasshopper rocket hover, from its own point of view (video)
01.14.13

Watch SpaceX's Grasshopper rocket hover, from its own point of view (video)

Ever wonder what it would be like to hover 131 feet above the ground through rocket power? You cou...

By J. Fingas,   01.14.13
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12.26.12
SpaceX Grasshopper reusable rocket improves leap to 131 feet (video)
12.26.12

SpaceX Grasshopper reusable rocket improves leap to 131 feet (video)

Not to mix Aesop's Fables or anything, but when it comes to the world of commercial space race, so...

By B. Heater,   12.26.12
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09.22.12
SpaceX's 'Grasshopper' vertical takeoff / vertical landing rocket takes its first small leap (video)
09.22.12

SpaceX's 'Grasshopper' vertical takeoff / vertical landing rocket takes its first small leap (video)

This test-firing may not match the flame of earlier demonstrations, but SpaceX CEO Elon Musk tweet...

By R. Lawler,   09.22.12
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08.15.11
High-profile voice actors for Shadows of the Damned in Japan
08.15.11

High-profile voice actors for Shadows of the Damned in Japan

Grasshopper Manufacture's Shadows of the Damned is set to infuse Japan with its Hot Boner this S...

By J. Mallory,   08.15.11
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07.19.11
Shadows of the Damned director Guarini leaves Grasshopper, forms Ovosonico
07.19.11

Shadows of the Damned director Guarini leaves Grasshopper, forms Ovosonico

Though the marquee names associated with Shadows of the Damned were Suda 51, Shinji Mikami, and A...

By B. Gilbert,   07.19.11
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