23 April 2013, 12:27 PM ET
SpaceX's Grasshopper rocket is a 10-story Vertical Takeoff Vertical Landing (VTVL) designed to return rockets for reuse.
23 April 2013, 10:06 AM ET
SpaceX's reusable Vertical Takeoff Vertical Landing (VTVL) test vehicle made its highest jump yet, flying 820 feet in April 2013 and landed safely under near-perfect control.
23 April 2013, 07:00 AM ET
Robots aren't yet capable of exploring the Red Planet's most promising environments.
21 April 2013, 05:10 PM ET
Antares' successful launch paves the way for eventual cargo flights to the space station for NASA.
21 April 2013, 07:34 AM ET
The new Antares rocket will launch at 5 p.m. ET (2100 GMT) from NASA's Wallops Flight Facility on Virginia's Eastern Shore.
20 April 2013, 04:45 PM ET
Orbital Sciences will try to launch its Antares rocket again Sunday.
20 April 2013, 08:43 AM ET
Orbital Sciences will launch its Antares rocket test flight today at 6:10 p.m. EDT.
19 April 2013, 02:54 PM ET
Antares' first attempt on Wednesday was scuttled by a glitch. Liftoff is set for Saturday at 5 p.m. ET.
18 April 2013, 11:39 AM ET
Don Yeomans and Elon Musk made Time Magazine's list of the most influential people this year.
18 April 2013, 05:09 AM ET
The Orbital Sciences Antares rocket could launch from Virginia on Friday (April 19) at 5 p.m. ET (2100 GMT).
17 April 2013, 05:06 PM ET
The next chance to launch the Antares rocket may come Thursday at 5 p.m. EDT.
17 April 2013, 04:22 PM ET
It might seem surprising that rockets launch from Virginia's Eastern Shore. But it's been going on for decades.
17 April 2013, 06:44 AM ET
The Antares test flight shows the industry is coming of age, supporters say.
16 April 2013, 03:28 PM ET
Virgin Galactic ran oxidizers through the spacecraft's propulsion system during an April 12 test.
16 April 2013, 11:09 AM ET
Antares finally gets to show its stuff.
16 April 2013, 06:30 AM ET
Mars One aims to land four people on Mars in 2023.
15 April 2013, 12:57 PM ET
Despite dangers, plenty of people want to fly by Mars.
11 April 2013, 04:25 PM ET
See photos from the Golden Spike Company, which plans to launch private manned trips to the moon.
10 April 2013, 10:43 PM ET
The scene was lively at the 29th annual gathering of the world's space industry leaders.
09 April 2013, 05:49 PM ET
The aerospace giant hopes to tap a multibillion market in the years ahead.
08 April 2013, 10:09 AM ET
A new private rocket was rolled onto its launch pad in Virginia on Saturday (April 6)
05 April 2013, 06:52 PM ET
The actor has said he's considering buying a ticket to space.
05 April 2013, 11:57 AM ET
Virgin Galactic's SpaceShipTwo flew a glide test in preparation for carrying passengers.
03 April 2013, 05:57 PM ET
A 16-student team drew up plans for a manned visit to the Mars moon Phobos.
28 March 2013, 03:43 PM ET
The next version of SpaceX's Dragon capsule may look truly out of this world.
27 March 2013, 08:39 PM ET
XCOR Aerospace today announced a first in aviation and space history, the firing of a full piston pump-powered rocket engine. This breakthrough is the foundation for fully reusable spacecraft that can fly multiple times per day, every day.
25 March 2013, 02:31 PM ET
Dragon will depart the space station at 6:56 a.m. EDT and splash down in the Pacific Ocean 5 1/2 hours later.
25 March 2013, 06:00 AM ET
Get to know the California-based private spaceflight company SpaceX.
25 March 2013, 05:21 AM ET
See photos from SpaceX's second unmanned cargo flight to the International Space Station in March 2013.
23 March 2013, 07:00 AM ET
Weather concerns pushed the Dragon capsule's homecoming back one day.
22 March 2013, 07:50 PM ET
Private companies and nonprofit organizations are planning deep space missions to the moon, asteroids and even Mars.
21 March 2013, 02:55 PM ET
The Merlin 1D has achieved flight qualification status, the company announced Wednesday.
21 March 2013, 07:00 AM ET
Orbital Sciences' Antares rocket will loft a simulated payload to an altitude of about 155 miles.
16 March 2013, 09:10 AM ET
Grasshopper reached an altitude of 263 feet before returning to Earth in a soft landing.
14 March 2013, 04:42 PM ET
Video game moguls are pouring their fortunes into private space projects.
11 March 2013, 05:24 PM ET
The rocket made its highest leap to date, 262.8 feet/80.1 meters, and landed safely on March 7th, 2013. Set to 'Ring of Fire' by Johnny Cash. Video courtesy of SpaceX