Reusable Falcon 9 rocket is a triumph for SpaceX's Elon Musk - Florida Today

To outside observers, SpaceX's Falcon 9 rocket launch Thursday evening might not have looked particularly remarkable — no streaking contrail through the sky, the rumble muffled a bit by gusty winds. But after the first stage completed its work and ...and more »

How SpaceX's Historic Rocket Re-Flight Boosts Elon Musk's Mars Plan - Space.com

The first stage of a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket comes back to Earth for a landing on March 30, 2017 during the launch of the SES-10 communications satellite. The booster now has flown, and landed, twice; it also launched SpaceX's Dragon cargo capsule in ...and more »

SpaceX to launch Falcon Heavy with two “flight-proven” boosters this year - SpaceNews

WASHINGTON — SpaceX plans to conduct the debut launch of the Falcon Heavy rocket this summer using two boosters that have already flown on other missions, SpaceX Founder and Chief Executive Elon Musk said March 30. Speaking after the company's ...and more »

Weekly Roundup: A big win for SpaceX, Congress votes to let ISPs sell your browsing history - TechCrunch

SpaceX gets a big win after successfully relaunching a Falcon 9 rocket, the Samsung Galaxy S8 is officially unveiled and more details surface on Elon Musk's new company. These are the top stories of the week, plus some long-form weekend reads. You can ...and more »

SpaceX launches its first recycled rocket - The Daily Star

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla.: SpaceX successfully launched and then retrieved its first recycled rocket Thursday, a historic feat and the biggest leap yet in its bid to drive down costs and speed up flights. It was the first time SpaceX founder Elon Musk tried ...and more »

Things we learned after SpaceX's historic Falcon 9 relaunch and landing - Florida Today

SpaceX CEO Elon Musk didn't spend long savoring the achievement of Thursday's successful launch and landing of a previously flown Falcon 9 rocket before further expanding on his vision for rocket reusability. Musk appeared at KSC for a news conference ...and more »

Extra portion of SpaceX rocket recovered from launch, Musk says - Reuters

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. Elon Musk's SpaceX on Thursday salvaged half of the $6 million nosecone of its rocket, in what the space entrepreneur deemed an important feat in the drive to recover more of its launch hardware and cut the cost of space flights.and more »

SpaceX reusable rockets launch Elon Musk into history - The San Diego Union-Tribune

The booster rocket used in Thursday's SpaceX launch at the Kennedy Space Center in Florida landed on a floating platform in the Atlantic Ocean and will be used again. The San Diego Union-Tribune Editorial Board ...and more »

Musk to Test New Rocket in Late Summer Ahead of Tourist Mission - Bloomberg

Elon Musk is planning a first test run late this summer with what his SpaceX bills as the most powerful rocket in the world, a step toward sending two paying tourists around the moon late next year. Musk announced on Twitter the scheduled test flight ...and more »

SpaceX opens new era for spaceflight with successful core stage reuse - NASASpaceflight.com

For SpaceX and its founder Elon Musk, it was a day 15 years in the making. The accomplishment Thursday evening of launching a flight-proven Falcon 9 core stage and landing it yet again on the ASDS barge, Of Course I Still Love You, is a stunning and ...and more »