Watch SpaceX achieve first-ever sea landing of reusable rocket

SpaceX successfully landed its Falcon 9 rocket’s reusable first-stage booster on a drone ship stationed in the Atlantic Ocean on Friday. It was the Hawthorne company’s fifth attempt at a sea landing and first successful one.

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British firm will buy first 12 of Lockheed's new blimp-like hybrid airships

A British aviation company will be the first customer for Lockheed Martin's blimp-like hybrid airships.

Virgin Galactic unveils its new SpaceShipTwo

Billionaire Richard Branson stepped back into the space race as he unveiled Virgin Galactic's new SpaceShipTwo with his usual showmanship — and a bit of poignancy.

Aerojet Rocketdyne and ULA win Air Force funds to replace Russian engine

Rocket engine manufacturer Aerojet Rocketdyne and United Launch Alliance will join forces with the Air Force to develop an American-made rocket propulsion system to replace the Russian engine currently being used to blast many government satellites into orbit.

SpaceX launches satellite into orbit; booster landing at sea fails

After several scrubbed launches and delays, SpaceX successfully blasted a commercial communications satellite into orbit, but its rocket experienced a "hard landing" on a drone ship in the ocean.