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

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (Reuters) - 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 ...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 Kennedy Space Center for a ...and more »

SpaceX launches its first recycled rocket in historic leap - Khaleej Times

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 to fly a booster that ...and more »

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 »

Before this, rockets could only be used once, that has changed - Star2.com

A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket recovered at sea from its maiden flight last year blasted off again from Florida on Thursday (Mar 30) in the first successful launch of a recycled orbital-class booster, then capped the feat with another return landing on an ...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 »

SpaceX launches first recycled rocket booster - CGTN America (blog)

SpaceX launched its first recycled rocket Thursday, the biggest leap yet in its bid to drive down costs and speed up flights. The Falcon 9 blasted off from Florida's Kennedy Space Center, hoisting a broadcasting satellite into the early evening clear ...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 »

Elon Musk has job openings for 473 people at SpaceX - here's who it's hiring - Business Insider

elon musk mariachia band spacex 2002 Elon Musk and the founding staff of SpaceX in 2002 celebrate with a mariachi band. Elon Musk/SpaceX; Business Insider. When tech mogul Elon Musk founded SpaceX in 2002, the rocket company "basically consisted ...and more »

This is not a joke: Elon Musk once rocketed a wheel of cheese into space - Business Insider

elon musk spaceX dragon SpaceX CEO Elon Musk unveils the Dragon V2 spacecraft in Hawthorne, California May 29, 2014. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni. The day after launching a used orbital rocket booster for the first time, tech mogul Elon Musk took to ...and more »