Blue Origin pulls off its first unmanned test flight from a site in west Texas. The spacecraft, which reached an altitude of 58 miles, is designed to become a reusable vehicle for space tourists someday.
A hexacopter filmed the rocket from above -- then below -- when it hit a new all-time high.
SpaceX's reusable Grasshopper rocket launches, goes farther than ever before, hovers, and lands vertically to the soundtrack of "Ring of Fire."
During a keynote address in which the SpaceX and Tesla founder talked about both his companies, the highlight was probably a video showing a Grasshopper rocket landing like a helicopter.