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Grasshopper burgers? Pop-up 'pestaurants' are out to bug you

Putting edible bugs on the menu Wednesday, restaurants worldwide are temporarily turning themselves into "pestaurants."

By June 4, 2014

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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 October 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 August 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 April 23, 2013

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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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SpaceX launches Falcon 9 rocket carrying crucial cargo to ISS

After numerous delays, the space transport company sends its Falcon 9 rocket and Dragon spacecraft into orbit to carry cargo to the International Space Station. Next up: get that rocket back.

By April 18, 2014

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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 January 29, 2014

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Beer blastoff! Help a keg rocket hit the skies

An idea born in a pub is aiming to take off -- literally -- over the Nevada desert this fall. Crave's Michael Franco talked to "Team Numb" about their latest stunt.

By May 28, 2014

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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 August 24, 2013