reusable rockets

Rocketlab Sent This Engine to Space and Then Retrieved it. A new Test Shows it’s Still Working Fine

Reusable rocket engines have become all the rage lately, even as NASA's continually delayed Artemis I mission attempts to launch…

4 weeks ago

They Did It! Rocket Lab Uses Copter to Catch (and Release) a Rocket

Rocket Lab has just joined SpaceX in the club of space companies that can launch an orbital-class rocket booster and…

5 months ago

Rocket Lab Shows off its new Reusable Neutron Rocket, due for Launch in 2024

Rocket Lab just showed the updated design of their Neutron rocket, which features a never-before-seen Hungry Hippo fairing!

10 months ago

Another Flight for New Shepard, No Passengers This Time

Blue Origin completed its 17th successful flight with their New Shepard launch vehicle today, which was also the spacecraft's 8th…

1 year ago

Relativity Space Gets a Huge Investment to Take on SpaceX With Reusable Rockets

Relativity Space, a recent to the commercial space sector, is primed to become one of SpaceX and Blue Origin's toughest…

1 year ago

ESA is Working on its own Reusable Booster Stage

As part of their Themis Program, the ESA is developing reusable rocket technology.

2 years ago

Rocket Lab was Able to Catch Falling Inert Rocket Stage With a Helicopter, Continuing Their Path to Reusability

Just prior to the isolation order, commercial launch provider Rocket Lab conducted a successful mid-air recovery of a test stage,…

2 years ago

A Private Company in China Plans to Launch Reusable Rockets by 2021

A Chinese company is planning to launch a rocket with a reusable booster in 2021. The company is called i-Space,…

3 years ago

Rocket Lab is Going to try to Re-use its First Stage Booster, Catching it in Mid-air With a Helicopter

CEO Peter Beck of Rocket Lab recently announced that his company will begin retrieving the first stage of its Electron…

3 years ago

SpaceX Does it Again with Second Retrieval of Falcon Heavy Rocket

This week, SpaceX conducted the first commercial launch of the Falcon Heavy (and second launch overall) and managed to bring…

3 years ago