Landing

01.13.16
Watch SpaceX staff erupt as Falcon 9 nails the landing
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Watch SpaceX staff erupt as Falcon 9 nails the landing

A new sizzle reel captures the touchdown (and party) from every angle.

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12.21.15
SpaceX's Falcon 9 rocket sticks the landing on its return
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SpaceX's Falcon 9 rocket sticks the landing on its return

SpaceX delayed the launch to improve odds for landing afterwards. It was worth it.

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11.24.15
Jeff Bezos beats Elon Musk's SpaceX in the reusable rocket race
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Jeff Bezos beats Elon Musk's SpaceX in the reusable rocket race

Blue Origin got their BE-3 rocket to the edge of space, then landed it without breaking anything.

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10.05.15
Lunar Xprize hopeful pins plans on experimental rocket
10.05.15

Lunar Xprize hopeful pins plans on experimental rocket

An untested startup plans to get to the moon on an untested rocket.

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04.16.15
Leaked barge video shows SpaceX rocket landing up close
04.16.15

Leaked barge video shows SpaceX rocket landing up close

Another day, another video angle looking at the almost-landing of SpaceX's Falcon 9 rocket. This t...

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04.15.15
Here's video of SpaceX's rocket landing, and the explosion
04.15.15

Here's video of SpaceX's rocket landing, and the explosion

Yesterday SpaceX made another unsuccessful try at landing a Falcon 9 first stage on a barge in the...

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04.14.15
SpaceX rocket launched successfully, landed 'too hard for survival'
04.14.15

SpaceX rocket launched successfully, landed 'too hard for survival'

Today SpaceX successfully launched its latest mission to the International Space Station, but coul...

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03.19.15
NASA starts testing a more precise landing technology (update)
03.19.15

NASA starts testing a more precise landing technology (update)

NASA wants to visit celestial bodies we've never been to before, so it has started testing a preci...

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12.17.14
SpaceX is going to land a rocket on a 'spaceport' barge
12.17.14

SpaceX is going to land a rocket on a 'spaceport' barge

SpaceX's next test flight hopes to land one of its Falcon 9 rockets on a platform -- in one piece....

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