Reusable

12.20.15
SpaceX will try to launch and land a rocket Monday night
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SpaceX will try to launch and land a rocket Monday night

SpaceX is returning to rocket launches with its first attempt at a ground landing.

By J. Fingas,   12.20.15
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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.

By S. Dent,   11.24.15
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07.20.15
Can microwave-powered shuttles make space travel cheaper?
07.20.15

Can microwave-powered shuttles make space travel cheaper?

How much does it take to launch a satellite? According to Rocket Lab's Peter Beck "You pretty much...

By D. Cooper,   07.20.15
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01.28.15
SpaceX shows how its heavy-lifting rocket will (hopefully) work
01.28.15

SpaceX shows how its heavy-lifting rocket will (hopefully) work

SpaceX's Falcon Heavy has yet to grace a launch pad, but that isn't stopping the company from exto...

By J. Fingas,   01.28.15
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11.22.14
SpaceX's reusable rockets get help from 'X-wing' fins and drone ships
11.22.14

SpaceX's reusable rockets get help from 'X-wing' fins and drone ships

SpaceX's reusable rockets already have a few tricks up their metal sleeves, but it looks like they...

By J. Fingas,   11.22.14
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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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09.17.13
DARPA's XS-1 program aims for an unmanned spaceship with aircraft-like costs
09.17.13

DARPA's XS-1 program aims for an unmanned spaceship with aircraft-like costs

The reusable spacecraft we've seen so far haven't really lived up to their billing: vehicles like...

By J. Fingas,   09.17.13
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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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