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Watch the SpaceX Dragon crew capsule hover like a fiery bee

Behold the awesome power of 33,000 pounds of thrust as SpaceX demonstrates the floating powers of its Dragon capsule.

By January 22, 2016

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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

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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

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Elon Musk says SpaceX's first reusable Falcon 9 rocket is 'ready to fire again'

Last month, SpaceX sent satellites to space with a Falcon 9 rocket, landing it safely on Earth 10 minutes later for the first time ever. Now it's ready to go again.

By January 2, 2016

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Crave Ep. 229: SpaceX rocket ends 2015 with a blast

The SpaceX Falcon 9 Rocket safely landed itself at Cape Canaveral in Florida after a quick space hop to drop off some satellites.

By December 23, 2015

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SpaceX rocket ends 2015 with a blast, Ep. 229

2015 was the year humans successfully built and tested reusable rockets that can return to Earth and land upright. Plus, we take a look back at our favorite science stories of the year in an awesome image gallery, and guess what? Darth Vader hates Christmas more than you.

By December 23, 2015

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Watch SpaceX launch and land a rocket for the first time at Cape Canaveral

Elon Musk's company follows up an explosion earlier this year with the first successful landing of a Falcon 9 rocket after launching 11 satellites into space.

By December 21, 2015

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Elon Musk and SpaceX are really all about getting to Mars, says investor

While the company and its CEO pay lip service to reaching the Red Planet, how high a priority can it be, really? Pretty high, according to what CNET contributor Eric Mack heard from one investor.

By October 19, 2015

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SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket explodes minutes after launch

An unmanned rocket carrying 4,000 pounds of cargo to resupply the International Space Station suffered launch failure.

By June 28, 2015

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SpaceX fires up design contest for Hyperloop passenger pods

The space transport company of billionaire Elon Musk is finally throwing itself into the development of the futuristic tech for terrestrial travel.

By June 15, 2015