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SpaceX rocket fails attempted barge landing for fourth time

Elon Musk's SpaceX really wants to be able to launch rockets for space missions and land them on platforms at sea, but so far none of the trial landings has stuck.

By March 4, 2016


SpaceX fails in third attempt to stick landing on its drone barge

One of the company's Falcon 9 rockets broke a leg in an attempt to land on an autonomous landing pad at sea for the first time -- and not in the good-luck kind of way.

By January 17, 2016


SpaceX will try to land a used rocket on a drone barge again Sunday

The first two attempts crashed and burned, but Elon Musk's company has reason to be confident the third time, set for this weekend, will be the charm.

By January 13, 2016


Adorable SpaceX Falcon 9 drone sticks its watery landing

A mini-me version of SpaceX's reusable Falcon 9 rocket attempts a landing on a barge in a pool, and it's a thing of beauty.

By June 27, 2016


SpaceX's luck runs out, Falcon 9 lost in attempted landing

Elon Musk's rocket company launches a pair of satellites on Wednesday, but breaks its streak of successful rocket stage landings at sea.

By June 15, 2016


SpaceX lands its 'hot and fast' Falcon 9 rocket again

Company confirms that its Falcon 9 rocket has successfully made a landing, despite a much tougher mission parameter due to a faster and hotter reentry.

By May 5, 2016


VW takes forbidden-fruit route with China-only Phideon debut

This full-size luxury barge could very well presage the next coming of Phaeton.

By February 29, 2016


SpaceX delays attempt to land rocket on drone ship four times in one week

Elon Musk's SpaceX had planned to try again Sunday to make history by landing a Falcon 9 rocket on a barge off the Florida coast. But a ship cruising past Cape Canaveral and technical problems scrubbed the launch again.

By February 24, 2016


What scuttled Google's barge plans? The fire hazard

For a while, the mystery of the Google barges kept the buzz afloat. But then the Coast Guard took a closer look inside.

By November 7, 2014


Google's mystery barges shutter, couture that tracks brain activity, and more on Tomorrow Daily

After hearing Google shut down their secret barges, Ashley and Rich reminisce on other projects Google has killed off. Also, they discuss a curious piece of couture that claims to change color based on brain activity (Rich says it looks like a fancy swim cap).

By August 5, 2014