Amazon chief executive Jeff Bezos made his first tweet earlier today, celebrating Blue Origin’s successful rocket landing. It is the first time a rocket has landed back on Earth from space without blowing up, which could pave the way to reusable rockets in the near … [Read more...] about Jeff Bezos aerospace startup Blue Origin makes first successful rocket landing on Earth
Turns out SpaceX isn’t only pretty clever at getting rockets back to Earth in one piece. The team can snap a mean photo, too.This latest image, showing its Falcon 9 rocket moments before it landed on a floating barge to complete SpaceX’s recent successful … [Read more...] about How in the world did SpaceX snap this stunning rocket-landing photo?
SpaceX is celebrating the textbook deployment of one of its largest satellites yet.The successful mission of yet another Falcon 9 rocket means it’s full steam ahead for SpaceX’s plan to significantly ramp up its launch schedule to once every two to three … [Read more...] about SpaceX launches one of its largest satellites, but there’s no rocket landing
Still buzzing from December’s stunning Falcon 9 rocket landing, the SpaceX team evidently can’t wait to get its next mission off the ground and, hopefully, safely back onto a hard surface again.For its next effort, the space company wants to have another shot at … [Read more...] about Confident SpaceX plans third attempt at sea-barge rocket landing
SpaceX’s latest launch is a new video showcasing the best bits from its flawless Falcon 9 landing, achieved in Cape Canaveral last month.The company’s media team spliced together some choice highlights that include new, more detailed footage of the crucial … [Read more...] about SpaceX releases new, more detailed footage of last month’s dramatic rocket landing