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Spacex Grasshopper

WATCH: Ten-Story Rocket Breaks Altitude Record, Nails Tricky Landing

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 10.15.2013 | Science

The SpaceX "Grasshopper" keeps jumping higher and higher. Earlier this month, the experimental rocket set a new record, launching to an altitude 74...

WATCH: Rocket Makes Amazing Sideways Leap

Space.com | Megan Gannon | Posted 08.15.2013 | Science

An experimental reusable rocket built by the private spaceflight company SpaceX has soared though a series of ever-higher test flights over its Texas...

WATCH: Private Rocket Makes Highest Jump Yet

Space.com | Mike Wall | Posted 07.09.2013 | Science

A private company's prototype reusable rocket made its highest leap to date last month, soaring 100 stories into the air before landing softly back a...

WATCH: SpaceX Tests Hovering Rocket

Posted 02.25.2013 | Science

By: Miriam Kramer Published: 12/26/2012 04:05 PM EST on SPACE.com A privately built rocket prototype that could lead to a completely reusable spac...

Prototype Rocket Makes Not-So-High Flight Yet

Posted 11.16.2012 | Science

By: SPACE.com Staff Published: 11/16/2012 10:58 AM EST on SPACE.com A reusable rocket prototype built by the private spaceflight company SpaceX ...