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Drone captures SpaceX Grasshopper hitting 2,400 feet

A hexacopter filmed the rocket from above -- then below -- when it hit a new all-time high.

By Oct. 16, 2013

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SpaceX's Grasshopper scores with 100-meter sideways leap

The test, in which the Falcon 9 test rig was able to take off, fly to an altitude of 250 meters, and then move laterally 100 meters, is a crucial step in the program's progress.

By Aug. 14, 2013

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SpaceX hovering Grasshopper rocket reaches new heights

SpaceX's reusable Grasshopper rocket launches, goes farther than ever before, hovers, and lands vertically to the soundtrack of "Ring of Fire."

By Apr. 23, 2013

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California may give tax breaks to SpaceX, other space travel firms

Lawmakers approve legislation to advance a bill that would give private space exploration companies a break on property taxes.

By Jan. 29, 2014

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Watch the F-35B jet make a vertical take-off and landing

Lockheed Martin says the production model of the new jet successfully completed a stationary take-off earlier this month.

By May. 21, 2013

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Students blast off in egg payload rocket contest

One hundred teams battled for the crown in the Team America Rocketry Challenge over the weekend. Only one rocket was victorious.

By May. 13, 2013

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Tesla's Elon Musk goes 'Iron Man' with in-thin-air, gestural design process

The Tesla Motors/SpaceX CEO and all-around mad scientist tweets that he and his team have figured out how to design rocket parts in midair, with hand gestures.

By Aug. 24, 2013

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Crave Ep. 142: Electronic makeup gives new meaning to inter-'face'

Electronic makeup turns devices on and off with a blink, the underwater Internet is swimming to an ocean near you, and video-chat with your pet while at work.

By Oct. 18, 2013

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Mobile March Madness tips for staying in the game

No sweat! Here are some apps, and more, to help you stay on top of your bracket from the couch, car, or cubicle (don't tell your boss we said that).

By Mar. 17, 2014

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RC helicopter airlifts engagement ring in for proposal

Back in the olden days, guys just got down on one knee. Now, they need flying machines and aerial photography to get through a marriage proposal.

By Apr. 23, 2013